Entrepreneurial

“Lean Startup” evangelist Eric Ries is just getting started

By Guest Contributor
May 26, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Chicago incubator hopes to SPARK startups

May 25, 2011

Think you can form a technology company from scratch in just a week? That’s the idea behind SPARK, a new incubator program launched by a group of Chicago-area entrepreneurs.

Honest Tea founder on being owned by Coke: “It’s a dual identity”

May 20, 2011

Seth Goldman, co-founder of Bethesda, Maryland-based organic beverage company Honest Tea, said his company maintains a small business culture, even though parent Coca-Cola Co increased its minority stake to full ownership in March.

Senate kills federal innovation research program

By Guest Contributor
May 20, 2011

– Robin Enos is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Bebo founder working on a “little social network”

By Guest Contributor
May 20, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

from MediaFile:

Tech Summit Q&A, day 3: “Unsexy” tech companies

May 18, 2011

The third day of the 2011 Reuters Global Technology Summit saw a lot of discussion about the valuation and  potential of "sexy" social networks and lesser known startups.

Al Jazeera boss tops innovators list

May 18, 2011

When former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak cut off the country’s Internet in an attempt to silence the media, Al Jazeera got creative and began broadcasting via cellphones and reporting through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

5 lessons entrepreneurs can learn from Navy SEALs

May 17, 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. –

Entrepreneur’s tweet sparks fight with angels

By Guest Contributor
May 13, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

from Reuters Money:

Why older workers are creating their own jobs

May 12, 2011

Deborah Ramsey went to work straight out of high school in the 1970s, working her way through the now-familiar rounds of layoffs, promotions and job changes at a series of banking, insurance and consulting companies in Philadelphia, her hometown. “I did my bit,” she recalls.