Entrepreneurial

Scoutmob tries to outdeal Groupon

April 13, 2011

Despite Groupon’s virtual stranglehold on the group-buying space, David Payne thinks it’s vulnerable.

There’s a bubble in talk about bubbles

By Guest Contributor
March 15, 2011

– Joanna Glasner is a contributor to pe HUB, a Thomson Reuters publication. This post originally appeared here. The views expressed are her own. –

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. –

Small business ad spending fuels Facebook growth

January 26, 2011

The growing use of small business advertising on Facebook is a trend worth watching.

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For Web startups, 2011 kicks off with flood of funding

January 12, 2011

MARKETS-KOREA-FOREX/The East Coast has been buried in copious amounts of snow this winter. In Silicon Valley, the only thing falling from the sky seems to be money.

What does 10 million Facebook fans mean?

By Reuters Staff
July 27, 2010

Bryant Simon is a professor of American history and culture at Temple University and the author of “Everything but the Coffee: Learning about America from Starbucks.” The views expressed here are his own.

Does Posterous have staying power?

April 28, 2010

posterousSachin Agarwal created Posterous as a way for his parents to be able to see what he posted online. Two years later the blog publishing tool has more than 15 million monthly users, but experts still wonder whether its ultra simple functionality can catapult it into the rarefied air of Facebook or Twitter.

Do entrepreneurs need education?

February 3, 2010

Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook from his Harvard dormitory, but after the social networking website exploded in popularity, he promptly quit school and became a full-time entrepreneur.

A lost generation of entrepreneurs?

January 28, 2010

Jeff Bussgang is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm in Boston. This post originally appeared on Bussgang’s blog www.seeingbothsides.com. The views expressed are his own.

Pet startup needs to get more social (media)

December 31, 2009

Entrepreneurs Tina Cannon and Christi Scovel have developed a great way to connect pet owners with veterinarians, but they need to get much more involved in social media in order to get people flocking to their website (PetsMD.com), said experts.