Entrepreneurial

Into the future with the Kairos Society

February 25, 2011

Kairos Summit 2010 85This weekend a horde of entrepreneurs and business leaders will lay siege to New York’s financial district as part of the Kairos Global Summit.

Citibank: Small business cautiously optimistic

February 24, 2011

Small business owners are showing increased confidence in the economic recovery, but they’re still not willing to pull the trigger on hiring new workers, according to a new survey by Citibank.

Entrepreneur creates green bed bug spray

February 24, 2011

bed bug magic

Fred Feldman likes to show how safe his bed bug treatment, Bed Bug Magic, is by spraying it on his hand and then licking it off.

How to “Startup America”

By Guest Contributor
February 23, 2011

– Daniel Isenberg is Professor of Management Practice at Babson Global and founding executive director of the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project. Dr. Isenberg has been an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, consultant, and educator, having taught at Harvard, Columbia, Technion, INSEAD, and Reykjavik. –

Entrepreneur says youth must create their own jobs

February 18, 2011

When Brown University student Walker Williams had difficulty finding part-time job listings, his response was to launch his own job-search website, Jobzle.com. But a crucial factor in transforming the website from a hobby to a business was the funding it got through startup accelerator Betaspring.

It’s not a bubble, people; It’s a pyramid scheme

By Guest Contributor
February 17, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared on PE Hub. The views expressed are her own. –

6 ways to make your small business look bigger

By Guest Contributor
February 17, 2011

– Michael Hess is founder and CEO of Skooba Design, which develops and produces custom products for other companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. This article first appeared on BNET. The views expressed are his own. –

Koofers develops virtual study hall

February 16, 2011

Koofers, which refers to itself as a “social learning company,” has developed a platform that creates a virtual study hall for college students.

10 small business tax mistakes that will cost you

By Guest Contributor
February 15, 2011

Donna Fenn has more than 20 years experience writing about entrepreneurship and small business trends. She is the author of “Upstarts: How Gen Y Entrepreneurs are Rocking the World of Business and 8 Ways You Can Profit From Their Success“. This article originally appeared on BNET. The views expressed are her own. –

Innovation is how we make our living: Is China buying?

By Guest Contributor
February 14, 2011

A wind turbine is seen near a gate of the ancient city of Wushu in Diaobingshan, Liaoning province January 18, 2011. REUTERS/Sheng Li

– Tom Lyon is the director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, and Peter Adriaens is a professor of entrepreneurship at the Zell Lurie Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, both at the University of Michigan. The views expressed are their own. –