Entrepreneurs

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire
Perseverance

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.
Geoff Weiss
3 Problems That Became Opportunities to Change the World
Innovation

3 Problems That Became Opportunities to Change the World

Roadblocks can be a vision to a better world if you change your perception.
Matthew Toren
The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder
Psychology

The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder

Product company founder and venture capitalist discusses how his sister's struggles with mental illness reflect on his experiences with developing businesses.
Adam Callinan
The Forces Driving NYC's Startup Revolution and How to Scale It
New York City

The Forces Driving NYC's Startup Revolution and How to Scale It

Influential players in the NYC tech community discuss what's driving the startup revolution and how to sustain its growth.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission
Pivots

Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission

A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry.
Kate Taylor
Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'
If I Knew Then

Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones.
Nina Zipkin
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed
Mornings

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

What's the first thing you say, think or do when you wake up each morning? These queries can change your life -- and someone else's.
Matthew Toren
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup
World Cup

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup

Much like the teams, the games and the fans, there are lessons learned that can be applied to the life of an entrepreneur.
Daniel Newman
'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab
Small Business - Big Impact

'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab

A technology and design center housed in New York's historic Brooklyn Navy Yard is changing what manufacturing in the U.S. will look like for future generations.
Catherine Clifford
Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand
Personal Branding

Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand

Yes, manners manner, especially as you establish yourself as a professional.
Jim Joseph
Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them
Pitching Investors

Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them

Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School.
Laura Entis
4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common
Inspiring Your Team

4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common

Great ideas are a dime a dozen. The startups that succeed focus on these four things.
Thomas Oppong
5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing
Creativity

5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Think your line of business doesn't need creativity? Think again! Every entrepreneur needs imagination to thrive.
Adam Toren
Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech
Etsy

Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech

The e-commerce platform's new space in Brooklyn, NY is big news for small, local businesses.
Tanya Benedicto Klich