Monthly Archives: December 2012
A look at the mistakes of some of the biggest brands, and what you can learn from them.
From inspiring quotes and giant-brand mishaps to tips on starting up and growing a business, here are the stories that became our readers' favorites this year.
'Project Vesto' wants to give you $100,000, more trouble for print, a New Year's Eve deadline for Washington, startup events during CES, and shopping in Dubai… This week’s notable news and startup events for young treps.
An Android-powered dongle, a smart thermostat, a better iPhone camera and more.
KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer.
An app that eases the packing-up process gets some help from the New York City incubator of startup accelerator TechStars.
A gift for founders, top productivity tips for the holiday doldrums, Starbucks' CEO asks, can't we all 'come together,' reinventing the toaster, 40 essential life hacks, unsung startup heroes, meet Ego… this week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
If the holidays weren't as kind to your startup as you would have liked, here are some tips for helping you withstand leaner times.
The globetrotting billionaire and Virgin founder opens up about his legacy, what keeps him going, and why he'll never quite feel like he's 'made it.'
Student entrepreneur Eric Muli on why it’s important to be honest with your business partners and to quickly get over disagreements.
The founders of some socially-oriented startups have begun focusing on helping fellow entrepreneurs, while creating new business opportunities for themselves. Here's a look at the trend.
If you're prone to distraction, these techniques can help you refocus in as little as 60 seconds.
Veteran venture capitalist Jason Green on the importance of a minimum viable product and assembling a top-notch team.
Silicon Valley-based AnchorFree gained prominence during the uprisings in the Middle East for helping protestors cover their web tracks. See how the company is doing since the tumult.
Some green improvements may not be worth the trouble or expense. Here's how to determine which changes will provide the greatest return on investment for your company.
While giving yourself a watch or a new pair of jeans can make you look and feel good, a motivational book or even some nonfiction might give you some much-needed time to unwind.
It's the busiest time of the year, follow these four ways to decompress now.
With Christmas just a day away, don't forget to give a big 'THANK YOU' to the VIPs in your life.
CES, the Webbys, Disrupt NYC, South by Southwest, Social Media Week, National Small Business Week, Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Clinton Global Initiative… A non-exhaustive list of this year’s top 10 startup events for young treps.
Remember when virtual reality was all the rage? What about the daily-deal explosion? We love a good story and a quick cash infusion, but when it comes down to it, we’re far bigger fans of businesses built on a solid …
QuickPay drives the private parking lot into the 21st century.
Expert tips to help you stop making excuses, increase productivity, and get things done.
Is it wrong to be jealous of hobos? The year's dumbest moments in business, the best of science 2012, storytelling 2.0, finding exceptional employees, getting people to do what they don't want… this week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
This time of year may be about giving, but don't forget to devote plenty of time to getting your books in order. Here are a few often-missed year-end accounting tasks.
A horror-story employee can turn a high-performing team into zombies. Here's how to recognize this familiar plot line.