Startups

The World Needs Some 'Simone Cowells'
Leadership

The World Needs Some 'Simone Cowells'

Here's a wish for a blunt-talking female leader who will talk truth to power.
Jessica Brondo Davidoff
Soylent Says Won't Sue Copycat Meal Replacement 'Schmoylent'
Intellectual Property

Soylent Says Won't Sue Copycat Meal Replacement 'Schmoylent'

The original meal replacement company says it won't take legal action, but discouraged the knockoff from trying to compete.
Kate Taylor
Why CEOs Need Mentors -- They Accelerate Learning
Management Lessons Leadership

Why CEOs Need Mentors -- They Accelerate Learning

A young entrepreneur explains the benefits of the advice he received from an seasoned executive at a large company.
Jerry Jao
Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention
Pitching

Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention

Delivering a great startup pitch is akin to performing an outstanding monologue. Follow these simple tips to give yours its highest impact.
Peter Gasca
Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls
Patent trolls

Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls

Which is good, but further proof that our patent system is broken.
Laura Entis
Don't Be Afraid to Reinvent the Wheel
Inspiration

Don't Be Afraid to Reinvent the Wheel

It's easy to feel like everything is already set and there's no room for innovation. Don't believe it.
Jeffrey Fermin
3 Sizzling Stats to Consider About Silicon Beach
Silicon Beach

3 Sizzling Stats to Consider About Silicon Beach

The numbers don't lie: Los Angeles is emerging as a great place for tech and startups.
Matthew Toren
5 Tips for Succeeding When Your City's Startup Scene Sucks
Startup Cities

5 Tips for Succeeding When Your City's Startup Scene Sucks

Entrepreneurs live in communities across the country beyond Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley. Here's how to maximize your area's offerings.
Miles Jennings
4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success
Technology

4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success

The rigors of bootstrapping your startup shape company culture, compel innovation and keep control where you want it, in your hands.
Jan Verleur
What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor
Mentorship

What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor

It's vital to build trust through interest in the founder's ideas and business.
Jim Ryan
Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?
Starting a Business

Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?

Follow these four steps to determine whether you have a good business, or just a smudge on a cocktail napkin.
Adam Callinan
Are You Cut Out to Work at a Startup?
Career Change

Are You Cut Out to Work at a Startup?

Many people who are great employees at established firms quickly flounder and fail in a startup atmosphere. Here are the key traits that determine whether employees can successfully make the switch.
Jake Gibson
Don't Want to Screw Up Your Startup? Follow These 7 Rules.
Success Strategies

Don't Want to Screw Up Your Startup? Follow These 7 Rules.

To ensure you build a strong foundation for your new venture, make sure you do these seven things.
This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green
Innovation

This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green

Drew McClellan has carved out a thriving business sprucing up lawns as California closes in on its third driest year on record.
Kim Lachance Shandrow