Entrepreneurial

Two Degrees co-founders draw on 35-year age gap

September 15, 2011

With nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, it can be tricky to find a business model to set you apart from competitors.

Startups run the gamut from the sublime to the mundane

By Guest Contributor
September 14, 2011

– Mark Boslet is a contributor to PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Why venture capitalists invest in pigs, not chickens

September 12, 2011

– Jeff Bussgang is a former entrepreneur and partner at Flybridge Capital Partners. This article originally appeared on his blog Seeing Both Sides. The views expressed are his own. –

Vodafone opens Silicon Valley startup accelerator

By Guest Contributor
September 9, 2011

– Mark Boslet is a contributor to PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Why the debt ceiling debate won’t stop America’s small businesses

By Guest Contributor
September 9, 2011

– John Krubski is an entrepreneur and the architect of The Guardian Life Index: What Matters Most to America’s Small Business Owners. He is currently working on his next book, “Cracking the America Code: How to Get US Back on Track”. –

Startup adds Hollywood flare to small business videos

September 7, 2011

Small businesses have been fast to tap social media platforms like Facebook, but their efforts to provide compelling video about their products and services have fallen short.

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Inkling launches digital textbooks 2.0 for iPads

September 6, 2011

Apple dominates the tablet market -- its iOS tablet software accounted for more than 60 percent of the tablet market in the second quarter, while Google's Android made up about 30 percent, according to Strategy Analytics. So it's no surprise that more than 40 educational institutions  in the United States either require or recommend in-coming freshman or first-years come equipped with an iPad.

Why governments don’t get startups

By Guest Contributor
September 5, 2011

– Steve Blank is a serial entrepreneur. He teaches at Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley’s Haas Business School and at Columbia. He is the author of “The Four Steps to the Epiphany” and “Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost”. This article originally appeared here. The views expressed are his own. –

The No. 1 predictor of startup failure: Premature scaling

By Guest Contributor
September 1, 2011

— Joanna Glasner is a contributor to PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Do you want to sell sugar water or do you want to change the world?

August 31, 2011

– Chris Dixon is the co-founder of Hunch and of seed fund Founder Collective. This blog originally appeared here. The views expressed are his own. –