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Top Tips for Start-ups From Successful Entrepreneurs

Rana Florida | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

In this increasingly competitive world, entrepreneurs need all the tips and advice they can get. Here are some of the top tips for start-ups from successful start-ups.

YCombinator Founder: "Starting a Startup is Painful"

Turnstyle | Posted 02.24.2014 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

By Nishat Kurwa (@nishatjaan) The founder of YCombinator is very, very happy that he'll no longer be running that startup incubator. That was a rec...

How Facebook, Twitter and Other Startups Got Big

Ryan Holiday | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ryan Holiday

Self-imposed discipline with a bent towards results rather than "creative" and sustainability spending is unfortunately not the norm in the marketing industry. But it is increasingly the practice of these tech companies.

Arts Versus Sciences: A Dispatch From the Font Lines

John Pavley | Posted 05.02.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

The separation between arts and sciences is one of those areas where contemporary thinking has fallen behind our medieval, Roman, and Greek cultural ancestors. It's an illusion with huge unfortunate consequences.

Tracking the Success of Seed Accelerators

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business
Stephen Robert Morse

Now would be an ideal time for someone to create a more comprehensive database that keeps track of the success to failure ratio at each of these accelerators.

Human Capital: The Doorway to Financial Capital (Part 3)

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

What we all need to recognize is that capital is not based on meritocracy. It's based on relationships. Yes, the business has to be disruptive or at least scalable to attract venture capital. VC's invest in PEOPLE first, and businesses second.

Kauffman's Guide To Navigating The Startup Game

Nick Seguin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nick Seguin

While the active and messy life-cycle of company building is far from being boiled "down to a science," entrepreneurs will be a step ahead if they focus on people, strategic financing and iteration.

Silicon Valley: A Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Steve Blank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Blank

What's been occurring for the last 50 years within Silicon Valley's tight cluster of suburban towns is nothing short of an "entrepreneurial explosion" on par with classic Athens, renaissance Florence or 1920's Paris.

Another Internet Startup Bubble? Depends Where You're Standing

Roger Ehrenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Roger Ehrenberg

Depending upon where you're standing, the tone of the market looks very different. Froth or famine? Both can be observed in nature.

Entrepreneurs: Not Who You Think They Are

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

If I say "entrepreneur," whose image flashes into your head? The obsession with venture capital funded entrepreneurship, the big exit, the genius nerd working 24-7 on code is misplaced, and it's really holding women back.