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Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based
Steve Case

Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based

The AOL co-founder has been on a tour of cities between the coasts and will soon invest $500,000 in five startups.
Derek Andersen
7 Surprising Truths About Mentors
Mentors

7 Surprising Truths About Mentors

You may think you're in control and everything happens for a reason, but more often than not, things that matter are influenced by others.
Steve Tobak
5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses
Pivots

5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses

A change in focus can lead to great things by bringing in new customers or providing a much need kick in the pants.
Zach Cutler
7 Tips For Hiring The Best Startup Talent
The Grind

7 Tips For Hiring The Best Startup Talent

For any entrepreneur, identifying and hiring your first non-founding employees is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make.
David Chait
A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise
Social Entrepreneurs

A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise

How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy.
Adam Callinan
4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
Startups

4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Rob Strandberg
Sick of Apple? Check Out Carrot, a Wireless Vegetable That's Exactly What the Name Suggests.
Startups

Sick of Apple? Check Out Carrot, a Wireless Vegetable That's Exactly What the Name Suggests.

Carrot pokes fun at Apple and other tech companies by satirizing the all-too-familiar clich├ęs of Silicon Valley product makers.
Kate Taylor
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
A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change
Impact Investing

A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change

In partnership with the Case Foundation, we kick off a weekly series profiling entrepreneurs who are pioneering social change, as well as the investors who are backing their ambitious efforts.
Jean Case
Take a Page From Israelis By Being Direct
Company Culture

Take a Page From Israelis By Being Direct

A little 'chutzpa' will go a long way by creating a more open environment that saves everyone time.
Ron Yekutiel
An Entrepreneur Takes Aim at the Ubiquitous Bloomberg Terminal
Finance

An Entrepreneur Takes Aim at the Ubiquitous Bloomberg Terminal

Bloomberg's former global head of commodities has come up with an alternative to the widely-used trading platform.
Nina Zipkin
How We Drove 10K Unique Visitors to a New Product in a Month
Online Marketing

How We Drove 10K Unique Visitors to a New Product in a Month

With these five tactics, traffic started flowing to a service that had just launched.
Jimi Smoot
Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips
Pitching investors

Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips

Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why.
Peter Gasca
Google to Open Campus for Entrepreneurs in Madrid
Google

Google to Open Campus for Entrepreneurs in Madrid

After successfully launching startup community centers in London and Tel Aviv, the global search goliath is now cultivating its entrepreneurial reign in Spain.
Kim Lachance Shandrow