News and Articles About Founders

Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups
Entrepreneurs

Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups

In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cache, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.
Kate Taylor
Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?
Founders

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?

The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out.
Laura Entis
4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On
Young Entrepreneurs

4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On

They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up.
Matthew Toren
Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board

Instead, he will sell half his shares to a private-equity firm.
Laura Entis
Think You Know Your Company's Core Values? Think Again.
Values

Think You Know Your Company's Core Values? Think Again.

With passing years, it's easy for businesses to lose sight of their founding principles. Here's how to regroup as your company evolves.
Geoff Weiss
When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention
Finance

When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention

We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.
Age Really Is Just a Number When It Comes to Entrepreneurial Success
Startups

Age Really Is Just a Number When It Comes to Entrepreneurial Success

Years of experience in business is a better indicator than age, young or old, when guessing who will complete the trek to success.
George Deeb
The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Independence Day

The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs

We live in a nation that celebrates small business and encourages people to create an idea and make it their own.
Jim Joseph
Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Chip Wilson -- the yoga-retailer's founder and ousted Chairman -- is reportedly working with Goldman Sachs to gain more influence over the company he founded back in 1998.
Laura Entis
Friends Forever? Stay Close Even After Co-Founding a Company.
Founders

Friends Forever? Stay Close Even After Co-Founding a Company.

Each partner should contribute to the business based on strengths. Rely on an advisor if needed and prepare for your relationship to evolve.
Zeke Adkins
3 Tips to Improve Sales Conversations for Faster Growth
Growth Strategies

3 Tips to Improve Sales Conversations for Faster Growth

The best sales pitch is mostly listening to your customers. Hearing what they don't like is just as valuable as learning what they love.
Howard Brown
Entrepreneurs, Watch Your Back Side
Personal Health

Entrepreneurs, Watch Your Back Side

Hyper-focus on building your company will bite you if you aren't just as focused on the well being of you and your family.
Scott Wylie
When Founders Leave the Companies They Started
Zynga

When Founders Leave the Companies They Started

Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.
Laura Entis
How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur
Female Entrepreneurs

How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur

While its hard out there for a female founder, I am not letting it stop me.
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