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How Hard Is Entrepreneurship? Nothing Comes Easy.
Entrepreneurship

How Hard Is Entrepreneurship? Nothing Comes Easy.

Entrepreneurship is very, very hard work. My path to success involved dented cars, the FBI and going broke.
Jason Saltzman
Twitter Founder Has a New App and It's Super
Entrepreneurs

Twitter Founder Has a New App and It's Super

Biz Stone changed the world when he founded Twitter. Now, he's just trying to have more fun.
Jason Saltzman
For the Startup-Minded, Debating the Pros and Cons of College
Alleynyc

For the Startup-Minded, Debating the Pros and Cons of College

I'm successful, and I have a lot of thoughts on the value of education. In the end, there are good things and bad.
Jason Saltzman
How Poker Is Like the Startup World, From a Real Pro
Alleynyc

How Poker Is Like the Startup World, From a Real Pro

The legendary poker pro Erik Seidel has found success. His path should resonate with many startup founders.
Jason Saltzman
New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January
Alleynyc

New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January

Techstars, AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur are working together on a bi-monthly pitch night.
Ray Hennessey
Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups
Alleynyc

Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups

Product Hunt is blowing up right now. We talked to founder Ryan Hoover to find out why.
Jason Saltzman
The 'Real Housewife' Who Is A Very Real Entrepreneur
Alleynyc

The 'Real Housewife' Who Is A Very Real Entrepreneur

Ramona Singer is known as one of the "Real Housewives of New York" on Bravo. She is also a hell of an inspirational entrepreneur.
Jason Saltzman
Why I Back Eric Ries Over Peter Thiel
Entrepreneurs

Why I Back Eric Ries Over Peter Thiel

A philosophical debate over Lean Startup and vision means we all have to take sides. I'm with Eric Ries.
Jason Saltzman
Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without
Innovation

Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without

Every addicting product or service shares certain essential qualities. Here's author Nir Eyal's primer on why maximizing habit-forming triggers is so important.
Carly Okyle
What the Father of Lean Startup Thinks You Need to Start Up
Lean Startups

What the Father of Lean Startup Thinks You Need to Start Up

Eric Ries started a revolution with his book, The Lean Startup. It still resonates for everyone today.
Jason Saltzman
Why Competition Is Good
Alleynyc

Why Competition Is Good

If you find yourself alone in a market wondering where all the competition is, you very may be standing alone with no customers.
Jason Saltzman
Content Is Boring, So FunnyBizz Was Born
Alleynyc

Content Is Boring, So FunnyBizz Was Born

Learn to create better content for your business with a conference designed to promote humor.
Jason Saltzman
Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.
Alleynyc

Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.

There are a lot of really bad hotspots in the world. It's important to understand the good there, too.
Jason Saltzman
Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur?
Alleynyc

Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Being an entrepreneur might seem glamorous, but it isn't. Far from it. Still, the rewards are great... and not what you might expect.
Jason Saltzman