Founders

Startups

14 International Accelerators Speak Out on the Top 4 Components for Startup Success

Accelerators have a vested interest in startups succeeding and a front-row seat for observing why they do and don't.
Executive Change

This Growing Company Realized It Was Time for the Founder to Step Aside. Here's How They Made It Work.

While no two companies are exactly alike, there is a somewhat systematic way to approach a leadership change.
Firing

What Happens When Founders Are Fired

Replacements face a daunting task.
Franchises

Why These Founders Took a Huge Step Back and Became Franchisees

Sometimes running a company isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Entrepreneurs

Despite the Dangers, This Founder Is Staying in War-Torn Syria to Help Entrepreneurs

Sami Ismail refuses to leave, wanting to instead continue supporting local entrepreneurs who are trying to succeed.
Jack Ma

22 Crazy Things We've Learned About Alibaba Billionaire Jack Ma

From getting kidnapped to dressing up as Michael Jackson, the Alibaba founder has a lot of wacky stories to tell.
Leader Board

Why This 'Ruthlessly Prioritizing' Entrepreneur Says You Should Write Down One Goal Each Day

John Kobs is the co-founder and CEO of Apartment List, which he says lists about 8 percent of all rentals in the U.S.
Getting Fired

If You Don't Want to Be Fired From Your Startup, Founders Should Remember These 3 Things

Not being in alignment with your board can cause troubles even founders can't manage
Business Partnership

The Best Business Partner Duos of All Time

The best business partnerships involve innovative people with complementary skills.
Bootstrapping

3 Companies You Should Emulate If You Want to Bootstrap Your Business

Why it's okay to say 'no' to venture capital money.
Leader Board

Why This Co-Founder Keeps His Calendars Public to His Employees

From communication to scheduling, Funding Circle U.S. co-founder Sam Hodges shares his tactics for leading a successful company.

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