Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom is the former deputy editor of Entrepreneur.com.
Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Luma Mufleh and Her 4 Guiding Principles
Starting a Business

Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Luma Mufleh and Her 4 Guiding Principles

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Luma Mufleh's top tips for a life well lived.
Former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt and His Top 5 Tips for Excellence
Entrepreneurs

Former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt and His Top 5 Tips for Excellence

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Eric Schmidt's top tips for young treps.
Salman Khan to Rice University Grads: 'Be a Source of Positivity'
Entrepreneurs

Salman Khan to Rice University Grads: 'Be a Source of Positivity'

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are three tips from the Khan Academy's Salman Khan.
Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top
Entrepreneurs

Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Mike Bloomberg's seven ways to the top.
Oprah Winfrey's 3 Steps for Success
Entrepreneurs

Oprah Winfrey's 3 Steps for Success

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. See if you can spot an inspiring tip or two.
Gtrot and a Vision for Local Discovery
Starting a Business

Gtrot and a Vision for Local Discovery

Zach Smith of Gtrot talks about the company's changing vision and how the founders keep their eyes on the prize.
Chobani Yogurt's Success Starts Where a Giant Left Off
Growth Strategies

Chobani Yogurt's Success Starts Where a Giant Left Off

Chobani's founder Hamdi Ulukaya tells the story of his company's modest beginnings and current growing pains.
Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status
Growth Strategies

Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status

When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.
Google Hangout with SBA Chief Karen Mills
Finance

Google Hangout with SBA Chief Karen Mills

As part of National Small Business Week, Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom moderated a live chat with SBA chief Karen Mills and winners of the SBA's video contest.
For SBA Award Winner, Success Means: 'Do the Right Thing'
Entrepreneurs

For SBA Award Winner, Success Means: 'Do the Right Thing'

This year's Small Business Person of the Year discusses the challenges of managing rapid growth.
How JackThreads Plans to Own the Male Demographic
Entrepreneurs

How JackThreads Plans to Own the Male Demographic

Other than dispel the idea that men don't like shopping, flash-sale site founder Jason Ross is hoping to train his company's energy on making a one-stop-lifestyle-shop for men.
Birchbox and Changing the Way We Shop
Entrepreneurs

Birchbox and Changing the Way We Shop

When Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna realized the flaws in the way women buy cosmetics, they started a company to revamp the system. Here, the Birchbox founders chat about their vision for the future of buying beauty and grooming products.
Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn
Entrepreneurs

Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn

Learning doesn't have to end at graduation. Here's how Malcolm Ong and Michael Karnjanaprakorn built a business that aims to put learning first.
Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice for New Grads Gets Some Respect
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice for New Grads Gets Some Respect

While the number of employed young people remains desperately low, some experts suggest entrepreneurship as an increasingly worthy option.
Are You Ready for Student-Loan Rates to Skyrocket?
Entrepreneurs

Are You Ready for Student-Loan Rates to Skyrocket?

As House and Senate members bicker over how to pay for maintaining low rates on certain federal student loans, a July 1 deadline looms.