Entrepreneurial

Is ‘Occupy Silicon Valley’ next?

By Guest Contributor
October 6, 2011

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

from Environment Forum:

Steve Jurvetson on clean tech innovation that will change the world

By Felicity Carus
October 4, 2011

(This article by Felicity Carus first appeared on Clean Energy Connection and has been edited for length. Any opinions expressed are her own.)

Small business, America and the “Disenfranchized Diligent Optimist” gene

By Guest Contributor
October 4, 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”. The views expressed are his own. –

from Reuters Money:

Secrets of wealthy whiz kids: How to make a million by 21

October 4, 2011

Earlier this month, Reuters Money featured a story with advice on how to get on the road to Millionaire Row. But what if you're in a hurry, like so many multi-tasking teens of the 21st Century? What if your goal is to make that million by the time you turn 21? Can it be done?

Bringing order to the unruly world of early stage entrepreneurship

By Guest Contributor
October 1, 2011

This article originally appeared in the Venture Capital Journal, a Thomson Reuters publication.

Chicago’s startup community sticks by struggling Groupon

By Guest Contributor
September 30, 2011

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

Some lessons learned as an entrepreneur and VC

September 30, 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. –

Entrepreneurship a “series of failures”: Babson study

September 29, 2011

Failure shouldn’t be a dirty word for entrepreneurs.

That’s one of several new findings by Babson College, in collaboration with The Business Innovation Factory, a nonprofit research group, as part of an in-depth look at American entrepreneurs and their attitudes toward business.

Employee rewards site raises $24 million from Sequoia Capital

September 28, 2011

Prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital is wading into the near $50-billion employee rewards market with its $24.5 million Series C round of financing of online San Francisco-based company Achievers.

Making a case for more candor at startups

By Guest Contributor
September 27, 2011

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