The opening of your investor pitch is critical. Flounder and you might lose a venture capitalist's attention from the start. Here are five missteps VCs look out for when sitting down with entrepreneurs.
During a panel discussion at the World Innovation Forum, the founder of student organization Kairos Society discussed why large corporations need to look to the millennial generation for innovation.
Quantifying the 'Shark Tank' bump, Facebook finally adopts hashtags, the possible demise of unpaid internships, drones take a break from killing to deliver you sushi, entrepreneurs are asking the wrong questions about big startup buyouts, Havas’ Global CEO on doing good, lessons in business leadership from NBA captains, tips for taming internet trolls… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
With tuition costs rising and the job market as competitive as ever, some graduates question the price of a college education.
Being aware of your 'money personality' may help you make better choices for your business.
The new movie featuring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as Google interns offers a rare glimpse into what makes the tech company sparkle.
Master the art of cross-channel marketing at Integrated Marketing Week, take advantage of the guerrilla pitch opportunity of the year, enter the NY startup scene with drinks and demos at 3rd Ward in Brooklyn, become a social media superstar, create a happy and positive business environment, rumors predict new Apple iPad5 and MacBook Air release, PandoDaily hosts Fred ‘The Don’ Wilson for a 90-minute, on stage shakedown, refine new ideas and find your MVP at Lean Startup Machine… This week’s notable news and startup events for young treps.
After a tumultuous couple of months, the digital currency is turning investors' heads.
How the Vegas Tech Fund plans to help transform the tech scene in Sin City, in part two of our series on Tony Hsieh's $350 million Downtown Project.
George Clinton of Parliament Funkadelic shares some career advice, startups take to the sea as autonomous floating city-states, funny marketing and the rise of the YouTube superstars, MBA grads ditching Wall Street for Main Street, Sean Parker gets hit with a fine, the Forbes style guide for women at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the founder of American Apparel talks with VICE, hiring among small businesses crashing, dreaming big, America’s startup city… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
More than one in 10 Americans were developing their own business in 2012, according to the U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor released today. Here's a look at the demographics of the community.
This week NYU unveiled its accelerator Launchpad, hoping to help young entrepreneurs with their ventures.
Entrepreneur turned VC Paul Lee wants to answer your big startup questions about raising funds, hiring and pivoting.
With an attractive amount of capital, along with international connections, U.S. startups are turning to Chile to launch their venture.
Three young women entrepreneurs are looking to disrupt the traditional export supply chain through a first-of-its-kind mobile marketplace for artisans.
Feeling down amid the early-summer doldrums? Check out these documentaries for a quick pick-me-up and a few choice marbles of wisdom.
For part of our co-working series, we chatted with Jason Saltzman of AlleyNYC on what it takes to run a co-working space.
Obama and Xi meet in the Mojave for some bonding and hard talk, Snoop Lion diversifies his image on One Life to Live, Paradoxos in Durham to celebrate ideas and the future, the largest small business tradeshow arrives in Dallas, startups pitch their ventures and VCs open up about the shift in funding... This week’s notable news and startup events for young treps.
TMZ and The New York Post turns tourists into paparazzi, Google launches nutrition info sidebar, more on the 10,000-hour theory of mastery because we love Malcolm Gladwell, a look at Mary Meeker's charts, Steve Blank's summer-reading list, Japanese people can even make death beautiful, how music startups are still rocking… just in different ways… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
While Google Glass is being touted as the next big thing in technology and much of the media has pulled out their pom-poms, here are a few reasons young entrepreneurs should wait to purchase the device.
In an effort to expand entrepreneurship across the U.S. and provide some much needed jobs, this nonprofit is looking to the nation's college students.
Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach.
While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
Can't just let it be? WotWentWrong.com offers assistance for the dumped.