Founders

Finance

When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention

We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.
Startups

Age Really Is Just a Number When It Comes to Entrepreneurial Success

Years of experience in business is a better indicator than age, young or old, when guessing who will complete the trek to success.
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Chip Wilson -- the yoga-retailer's founder and ousted Chairman -- is reportedly working with Goldman Sachs to gain more influence over the company he founded back in 1998.
Founders

Friends Forever? Stay Close Even After Co-Founding a Company.

Each partner should contribute to the business based on strengths. Rely on an advisor if needed and prepare for your relationship to evolve.
Growth Strategies

3 Tips to Improve Sales Conversations for Faster Growth

The best sales pitch is mostly listening to your customers. Hearing what they don't like is just as valuable as learning what they love.
Personal Health

Entrepreneurs, Watch Your Back Side

Hyper-focus on building your company will bite you if you aren't just as focused on the well being of you and your family.
Zynga

When Founders Leave the Companies They Started

Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.
Female Entrepreneurs

How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur

While its hard out there for a female founder, I am not letting it stop me.
Startups

Want to Succeed at a Startup? Focus on These 5 Qualities.

Startups need passionate employees who will help drive growth. Here's how to impress founders and earn your place.
Bitcoin

The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked

In its first printed issue since being acquired by IBT Media, Newsweek has exposed the crytocurrency's enigmatic alleged founder.
Leadership

The Problem With Your Business Is You: Making the Shift From Founder to CEO

If your company is in a period of decline or stagnation, the issue with your business may just be you.
Finance

Vesting: A Founder's Need to Earn Equity

An insider's take on what you need to know about vesting provisions in venture capital deals.
Finance

Is It Ever OK for Founders to Sell Off Their Company Shares?

Selling stock in your company, especially if it keeps you from sleeping in your car, is not necessarily a bad move.
Starting a Business

How Strong Networks Create Strong Companies

Having a strong network of creative individuals and partners leads to a good foundation for your venture.
Growth Strategies

Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson

No one knows a product better than the person who thought it up. Who better to deal with customers?

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