Obituaries

8 Inspiring Quotes From Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin

Honoring the Queen of Soul, who died on Thursday.

Nina Zipkin

· 3 min read

Remembering Innovator and Designer Kate Spade in Her Own Words

The fashion icon, 55, was found dead today after an apparent suicide.

Nina Zipkin

· 4 min read

11 Inspiring and Hilarious Quotes From Stephen Hawking

The world-renowned astrophysicist left behind a thought-provoking legacy of wit and wisdom.

Entrepreneur Staff

· 3 min read

4 Entrepreneurial Takeaways From America's Playboy

We all know what Hugh Hefner will be remembered for. What about your legacy?

Samuel Edwards

· 5 min read

10 Inspirational Quotes From Hugh Hefner, the Entrepreneur Behind the Iconic Playboy Brand

The controversial founder of the magazine that aimed to be a sophisticated publication where readers could find nude photos died at 91 yesterday.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 3 min read

Why the Passing of American Icon Sam Shepard Should Remind You of the Importance of Innovation

ALS, which killed Shepard, is the focus of entrepreneurs working in healthcare to rid us of this and lesser-known diseases.

Joan Oleck

· 4 min read

3 Undead Lessons From George Romero, Who Created the Modern Zombie

The filmmaker died on Sunday after an aggressive battle with lung cancer.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 4 min read

The Inspiring Story of REI Co-Founder Mary Anderson

The adventurous businesswoman recently died at 107.

Nina Zipkin

· 2 min read

Heimlich, Creator of the Maneuver to Save Choking Victims, Dies at 96

The doctor came up with the ground-breaking technique in 1974 after reading about the high rate of choking deaths in restaurants.

Reuters

· 6 min read

10 Facts About Big Mac Inventor Michael James Delligatti

The McDonald's franchise owner died at 98 this week.

Nina Zipkin

· 3 min read

A Friend and Admirer Remembers Blake Krikorian

Co-founder of startup Sling Media with his brother, where they developed TV tech innovation Slingbox, among others.

Ran Poliakine

· 2 min read

Adam Lashinsky

· 7 min read