Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom is the former deputy editor of Entrepreneur.com.
Entrepreneurs

Live Chat with Social-Media Maven Jason Sadler

Check out our recent live chat with IWearYourShirt.com's Jason Sadler and Adina Grigore of Sprout Skincare.
What Paul Ryan on the GOP Ticket Could Mean for Small-Business Owners
Finance

What Paul Ryan on the GOP Ticket Could Mean for Small-Business Owners

In choosing the conservative Congressman from Wisconsin, Mitt Romney makes a bold choice. But is it a good one?
Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails
Entrepreneurs

Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails

When Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett set out to rid nail polish of toxins, they found a flawed beauty industry in need of a makeover. See how they're making their mark.
Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites
Entrepreneurs

Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites

Upending the paper invite isn't the only goal for this company. Changing the way people communicate is the larger challenge for young visionaries Alexa and James Hirschfeld.
People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat
Starting a Business

People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat

The U.S. may be awash with sweet treats, but these ice-pop makers have given the tired category a makeover.
How Loosecubes Aims to Change Where We Work
Starting a Business

How Loosecubes Aims to Change Where We Work

Campbell McKellar describes her vision for a different kind of co-working space -- one where individuals get to choose where they work.
Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike
Starting a Business

Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike

Congress narrowly passes a bill to prevent student-loan rates from doubling as of July 1. Young entrepreneurs breathe a sigh of relief.
The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?
Starting a Business

The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?

Minutes after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold the health-care law, critics lambasted it for amounting to a massive new tax -- which would mostly affect young people.
How the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold 'Obamacare' May Affect Small Businesses
Growth Strategies

How the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold 'Obamacare' May Affect Small Businesses

After the High Court moved to keep the individual mandate, economists expect lower insurance costs overall, yet some businesses may still get burned by the employer mandate.
Artsicle: On a Mission to Change the Art World
Starting a Business

Artsicle: On a Mission to Change the Art World

Changing the age-old art business is no easy task. But entrepreneurs Alexis Tryon and Scott Carleton explain how they're trying to do just that.
5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care
Growth Strategies

5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

In anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on the health-care law, we outline five possible outcomes for small-business owners to chew on -- and plan for.
Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too
Starting a Business

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too

In starting up a social venture, your charitable mission is often clear. But impact investors want to know your organization will last. Here, 3 tips to make it happen.
Are Young Treps Nurtured or Born?
Starting a Business

Are Young Treps Nurtured or Born?

Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry talks about his family of entrepreneurs and asks the question: Can young entrepreneurs be cultivated?
Starting a Business

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money Too

In starting up a social venture, your social mission is often clear. But impact investors want to ensure that your organization will last. Here are three tips for making everyone happy.
Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World
Entrepreneurs

Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World

We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.