Entrepreneurial

Startup banks on TV show tweets

By Guest Contributor
November 26, 2010

– By Alastair Goldfisher. This article initially appeared on PE Hub. –

What entrepreneurs can learn from Taylor Swift

By Guest Contributor
November 24, 2010

– Ashley Bodi is the founder of Business Beware. This article originally appeared on Under30CEO. The views expressed are her own. –

from Reuters Money:

3 ways to cope with year-end tax uncertainty

November 23, 2010

USA-TAXES/The end of the year is in sight. But with taxes still in flux, it’s easy to succumb to your own worst instincts and just block out all the noise: After all, how can you even think about your own year-end tax planning when you don’t know what the rules are, and may not know till after the end of the year?

The entrepreneurial stress test

November 23, 2010

– Neil Patel is a serial entrepreneur that blogs about business at Quick Sprout and is the co-founder of KISSmetrics. The views expressed are his own. –

How to deliver a killer elevator pitch

By Guest Contributor
November 22, 2010

– The following article originally appeared on Under30CEO.com. The views expressed are their own. –

TechStars’ founder predicts accelerator implosion

November 18, 2010

Less than two months from launching its New York program, TechStars co-founder David Cohen is already anticipating a critical mass being achieved in the startup-mentoring space within the next five years.

Invest in lines, not dots

November 18, 2010

– Mark Suster is a former serial entrepreneur and a partner at Los Angeles-based venture capital firm GRP Partners. This article originally appeared on his blog “Both Sides of the Table”. The views expressed are his own. –

from MediaFile:

The return of the Internet-bubble phantom

By Kevin Kelleher
November 17, 2010

Oh, man. Not another Internet bubble scare. They just won't go away.

The first Internet bubble—the so-called dot-com boom and bust—was a decade ago. Since then, the Internet sector has been a hotbed of tiny startups experimenting with new wrinkles in the web's evolution: social graphs, smartphones, local technology, augmented reality, etc. Some of the ideas are good, some startups become superstars like Facebook, drawing in more capital to similar companies.

Timing your startup

November 17, 2010

– Chris Dixon is co-founder of Hunch and founder of Founder Collective, and an investor in many early-stage companies like Skype and Foursquare. Previously he co-founded Siteadvisor, which was acquired by McAfee. This blog originally appeared on cdixon.org. The views expressed are his own. –

Why America isn’t lending to small businesses

By Guest Contributor
November 16, 2010

– Jeff Stibel is the chairman and CEO of small business credit rating agency Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. The views expressed are his own. –