Neil Parmar

Neil Parmar

Neil Parmar's work has been published in The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney Magazine, The Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and he's been interviewed on CNN, ABC News, Fox News and radio shows in the U.S. and U.A.E. In 2012, former President Bill Clinton announced that Neil was among one of three winning teams, out of 4,000 applicants, who won the Hult Global Case Challenge and $1 million to help SolarAid, Habitat for Humanity and One Laptop per Child. Most recently, Neil was an assistant business editor and writer for The National, a newspaper based in the Middle East.

SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business
SXSW

SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business

For the city of Austin, and especially its growing cohort of tech entrepreneurs, South by Southwest has become the little festival that could.
My, SXSW, How You've Changed
SXSW 2014

My, SXSW, How You've Changed

As this Austin festival has grown, so has its scope and the expectations of its attendees.
Move Over Big Data -- Here Comes 'Fast' Data
Analytics

Move Over Big Data -- Here Comes 'Fast' Data

Learn how businesses are using data in real-time to react to customer feedback more quickly and efficiently.
Trash to Treasure: Hidden Business Opportunities
Starting a Business

Trash to Treasure: Hidden Business Opportunities

These four companies are giving new life to damaged, flawed or incomplete products and services.
The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make
Growth Strategies

The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make

When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success.
Can Endeavor Help Struggling Entrepreneurs Abroad and in the U.S.?
Growth Strategies

Can Endeavor Help Struggling Entrepreneurs Abroad and in the U.S.?

The global network of business leaders was supposed to help emerging-market entrepreneurs scale up, but now the organization is needed closer to home.
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?
Technology

Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
Talk of Youth Entrepreneurship Reigns at Clinton Global Initiative
Starting a Business

Talk of Youth Entrepreneurship Reigns at Clinton Global Initiative

The annual event hosted by former President Bill Clinton is aimed at sparking new ideas and encouraging action. But it also focused much attention on propping up youth entrepreneurship.
How Blake Mycoskie Got His Groove Back
Growth Strategies

How Blake Mycoskie Got His Groove Back

At CGI, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie responds to his critics, discusses his newest production facility in Haiti and explains why he feels like an entrepreneur again.
Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge
Starting a Business

Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge

The stakes for this year's Hult Prize challengers has never been higher, as they gear up for battle at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting.
Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too
Starting a Business

Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too

Though popularized by giant web companies Amazon and Netflix, startups are increasingly getting into the algorithm game -- hoping the practice not only cements life-long customers but also added sales.
Gangnam: The Silicon Valley of South Korea
Growth Strategies

Gangnam: The Silicon Valley of South Korea

Forget Gangnam Style. The song's namesake has a lot more going for it in the entrepreneurial sphere.
Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career
Starting a Business

Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career

Working at a startup used to be risky for career-minded young people. It's now gaining ground as the first stop on the road to gainful employment.
Emerging Players in Tech-Fashion Innovation
Growth Strategies

Emerging Players in Tech-Fashion Innovation

Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.
How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time
Growth Strategies

How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time

Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.