Entrepreneurial

Ping Fu’s dramatic journey from captivity to computer entrepreneur

By John Peabody
January 16, 2013

Ping Fu, co-founder of Geomagic, shares her harrowing personal story with Reuters Editor-at-Large Sir Harold Evans. Fu, author of “Bend, Don’t Break,” talks about growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution and how she came to the United States with next to nothing and managed to build her own software company.

Entrepreneur, VC offers shortcuts to help startups be more successful

December 10, 2012

Image courtesy of Mark Hopkins.

Suggesting there are shortcuts entrepreneurs can take to improve their chances of success would appear to refute Malcolm Gladwell’s popular “10,000 hours” theory.

Q & A: Uncovering the hidden agenda

February 6, 2012

According to Kevin Allen, we pitch business ideas every day. But how do we ensure our pitches will be successful? Allen’s forthcoming book, The Hidden Agenda, teaches readers how to connect to their audience on an emotional level in order to win pitches. Entrepreneurial spoke with Allen about how to find and connect to what he calls the hidden agenda.

2012: The year of the artist-entrepreneur

December 30, 2011

(This article by Michael Wolf originally appeared in GigaOm.)

(GigaOm) – While 2011 was a big year for political unrest, another uprising was afoot in the world of content creators and artists. Everywhere you look, artists are taking more control over their own economic well being, in large part because the Internet has enabled them to do so. You see it in all forms of content, from books, to video to music.

Coaching program aims to empower female entrepreneurs

October 25, 2011

Dr. Mary Jo Gorman decided to help patients in intensive care units five years ago when she saw a problem brewing in hospitals.

11 business lessons Steve Jobs taught me

October 10, 2011

– 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. –

Manning up in Silicon Valley

By Guest Contributor
September 23, 2011

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

Are patent reforms good for small businesses?

By Guest Contributor
September 19, 2011

– Cynthia Hsu is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. –

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. –

Sittercity founder to launch “social recommendation engine”

By Guest Contributor
August 30, 2011

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