Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom is the former deputy editor of Entrepreneur.com.

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Small-Business Friendly Presidents

The U.S. leaders who have done the most -- and least -- for entrepreneurs

The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

You may not be as technologically brilliant as Jack Dorsey or Aaron Levie, but you can adopt their intense competitiveness.

New York's Business Community Waxes Sentimental for Its Departing Billionaire

Despite bans on sugary drinks, smoking and trans fats, the 'nanny mayor' is looking a lot better these days.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure

In their own words, NYC-based entrepreneurs and business owners say what 12 years under the billionaire mayor was like for their companies and what their prognosis is for the city after Bloomberg leaves office at the end of this year.

Aaron Levie on Box's $1 Billion Valuation and Solving the World's 'Unsexy' Problems

From college dropout to enterprise-software wunderkind, the CEO of Box dishes about working with Mark Cuban and his top success tips.

Race to the Top Goes to College

President Obama laid out a plan for combating the rising cost of college, but passage is far from apparent. The plan is also not obviously advantageous for students.

New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches

President Obama is expected to sign a new student loan bill into law today. While it stands to reduce costs for many in the near term, students could face higher costs down the road.

Why Obama Asked Amy Poehler and Jon Bon Jovi to the White House. Hint: It's Not a SNL Sketch

For millions of young Americans who don't now have health insurance, the president is leaning on celebs to spread the word about signing up.

The Pitfalls of the Perpetual Startup

Misrepresenting your company's life stage could carry steep consequences.

After the Protests: What It Takes to Start Up in Turkey

Before protesters engulfed Turkey's Taksim Square, the country had become a rising star for businesses and entrepreneurs.

Reporter's Notebook: Visiting Istanbul at a Time of Tumult

In heading to Istanbul to cover a business conference, Entrepreneur.com's Diana Ransom walked into what would become a nationwide protest. Here's her take on the week's demonstrations.

Amid Istanbul Protests, Caution at a Conference

At the annual Dell Women's Entrepreneurship Network event in Istanbul, entrepreneurs found themselves waylaid by days of protests and tear-gas explosions.

Preparing for an International Conference

From safety precautions to avoiding cultural no-no's, here's how to plan for an international conference with ease.

Quirky and GE Team Up to Make Inventing Easier

The two companies announced a new partnership that'll give citizen inventors access to a portion of GE's patent coffers, as well as a co-branded effort that could effectively appify your home.

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