Entrepreneurial

Why venture capitalists invest in pigs, not chickens

September 12, 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. –

Why the debt ceiling debate won’t stop America’s small businesses

By Guest Contributor
September 9, 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 No. 1 predictor of startup failure: Premature scaling

By Guest Contributor
September 1, 2011

— Joanna Glasner is a contributor to PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Do you want to sell sugar water or do you want to change the world?

August 31, 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. –

The entrepreneur’s equivalent of “10,000 hours”

August 26, 2011

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

Blind entrepreneurs boost eBay sales

August 25, 2011

EBay is recruiting an unlikely group of new entrepreneurs into its selling ranks – the visually impaired.

5 things entrepreneurs need to know about valuation

By Guest Contributor
August 19, 2011

– Tim Berry is the president and founder of Palo Alto Software. This post originally appeared on his blog, “Planning, Startups, Stories”. The views expressed are his own. –

Online freelance industry gaining momentum

August 11, 2011

Amid the overload of economic doom and gloom, one subset of the workforce seems to be fairing rather well: online freelancers whose services range from graphic design to business writing.

10 reasons not to seek investors for your startup

By Guest Contributor
August 8, 2011

– Tim Berry is the president and founder of Palo Alto Software. This post originally appeared on his blog, “Planning, Startups, Stories”. The views expressed are his own. –

The coming brick wall in venture capital

July 20, 2011

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