Entrepreneurial

Top 20 most promising startups

March 31, 2010

Ever wonder why a certain venture capital firm funded that particular startup? Feel you could do better if you had your own fund?

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.

VIDEO: New class of startup aims for quick revenues

August 26, 2009

peHub‘s Dan Primack spoke with Reuters about a new kind of startup that’s designed to develop an idea and then be snapped up by a larger company.

Twitter-based shopping website seeks retailers

August 12, 2009

imshoppingBuying something online can be a frustrating process. The shear numbers of websites offering the same product can lead to endless hours of surfing to try to find the right deal. Consumers often become overwhelmed and end up not buying anything at all.

Are your business plans more secure than Twitter’s?

July 16, 2009

lockIt’s not every day that a privately-owned company’s internal financial laundry is scattered across the Web for all to see.

Free labor could pose problems for companies

July 13, 2009

USA-ECONOMY/As any small business owner knows, getting a new company off the ground requires a lot of work. And for those entrepreneurs not enamored with the idea of running their company as a one-person show, hiring employees is among the first steps along the way to actually making it happen.

A “silver lining” for entrepreneurs?

June 16, 2009

cloudsA new study shows that bear markets and recessions can actually be good times to start a new company.

Competing for buzz and cash: Startup 2009 conference

June 3, 2009

It’s too late to get tickets for today’s Startup 2009 conference in NYC, but you almost don’t even need to be there. Event co-host Silicon Alley Insider, a NYC tech blog, is streaming the entire conference via live video now (watch below) and attendees inside are busy giving a blow-by-blow on Twitter.

Young entrepreneurs to watch in the tech sector

June 1, 2009

Bill Gates was 19 when he came up with the idea for Microsoft. Michael Dell was the same age when he started selling computers out of his dorm room. Who are the teenagers and 20-somethings trying to hatch the big tech and media ideas of tomorrow?

Networks promise recession victims entrepreneurial edge

May 7, 2009

USA/“So you’ve been laid off. That sucks. But it doesn’t have to.” Those are the first words of encouragement offered up to visitors upon landing at the website for The Runway Project, a new venture that helps recently laid-off individuals start their own companies. Call it small-business networking, recession-style.