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Entrepreneurship

Victoria Beckham on Top with her Business Skills

Victoria Beckham tops UK's Entrepreneurs List Victoria Beckham is the most successful UK entrepreneur of 2014. Victoria’s business has grown from £1m to £30m.

Oct 27 2014, 6:14am CDT

Mitch Kapor's Next Killer App: Latino Entrepreneurship @Kapor’s “Latin@s in Tech” was one of the best pre-events this year at SxSW Interactive.  Here’s why. History lesson for the young-un’s:  Lotus 1-2-3 was the first “killer app” for the PC, and Mitch Kapor was...

Mar 7 2014, 3:51pm CST

What's Up Down Under: Silicon Beach Showing Signs Of Growth (Part 2)

What's Up Down Under: Silicon Beach Showing Signs Of Growth (Part 2) The night of the closing reception at AON in Sydney, Australia, was one that really made me proud of the eight women entrepreneurs who were chosen for the Springboard Class of 2014. It started out with Wanida Chua-...

Mar 4 2014, 6:26pm CST

First Online Global Robotics Start Up Competition Begins Out of the academic closet and into the real world of competing just like the rest of the entrepreneurs out there, Robotics finally gets its day in the mainstream spotlight with the first global robotic start up...

Feb 19 2014, 5:31pm CST

Should Developers Sign An NDA Before Hearing Your Idea?

Should Developers Sign An NDA Before Hearing Your Idea? The Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is an extremely common form of “protecting” entrepreneurs’ ideas from being stolen. Each day on matchist, people looking for developers ask me how they can ensure their idea is...

Feb 6 2014, 9:43am CST

Is Entrepreneurship Success Determined by Your Relationship with Your Parents?

Is Entrepreneurship Success Determined by Your Relationship with Your Parents? Do you have happy, rich relationships with both your parents? If so, consider this a mixed blessing. Venture capitalist George Zachary, who has  been studying start-up founders for the better part of 20 years, says...

Feb 5 2014, 10:18am CST

Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls

Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls The Web is the number one lead generation channel for B2B marketers.  Social communities, websites and the Internet are destination sites for B2B buyers researching planned purchases and educating themselves on key...

Jan 18 2014, 3:16pm CST

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success? If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are not alone. It wasn’t that long ago that age signified wisdom. But in the last decade Silicon...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

CES 2015 News
We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets. Yet very few achieve...

Jan 11 2014, 6:31pm CST

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes Some say that people do not really want advice, even when they ask for it — but when starting a company, good advice early on can be the difference between success and failure. For this reason, it is common practice for...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Break-Out Year For Women Entrepreneurs While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old  tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about it. The number of $10-million-...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money In a conversation I had with the brilliant small business consultant Michael Gerber 10 years ago, he told me, “…the whole entrepreneurial environment is created by an optimistic view, a young view, a youthful view of...

Jan 8 2014, 10:01am CST

I4U news

The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies.  These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place You may have missed it over the holidays, but The Wall Street Journal had a fascinating blog about big companies and entrepreneurship. Rachel King wrote: “In 2013, corporations worked to create closer relationships with...

Jan 8 2014, 4:51am CST

Entrepreneur Envy

Entrepreneur Envy My entrepreneurial past appeared on New Year’s Eve like a ghost visiting Ebenezer Scrooge. There it was, as plain as the tuna tacos I was eating at a local hot spot, although perhaps tinted by rose-colored glasses (like...

Jan 7 2014, 2:46pm CST

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the first of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part Two is available here.  An accompanying infographic is also available. An executive recently left his job at a global...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech.

L.A.'s 2014: New Year. New Start. New Tech. As predictions go about what our future might look like, historically — we have often been wrong. By now, some thought we’d have jet-packs. Others thought that humans would be able to fly. Or that we’d have apartments...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

What To Do When Your Boss Won't Support Your Great Ideas

What To Do When Your Boss Won't Support Your Great Ideas Frustrated that your company seems to squash you down every time you try to do something innovative at work? You’re probably not imagining that being too creative goes against the party line. A recent Accenture survey “...

Dec 31 2013, 7:46am CST

How To Start a Business In 8 Key Steps

How To Start a Business In 8 Key Steps For those of you who have not already started a business, or are trying to figure out how best to start your business, this post will help you learn the 8 key steps of the process. 1. DETERMINE IDEA You can’t start a...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

College Degrees Are Vastly Overrated As Today's Entrepreneurial Dropouts Routinely Reveal

College Degrees Are Vastly Overrated As Today's Entrepreneurial Dropouts Routinely Reveal By Gary Shapiro Entrepreneurs don’t need a particular pedigree to get their start or leave their mark on the world. While many successful entrepreneurs attended top business schools to learn about starting and running a...

Dec 27 2013, 7:46am CST

I4U news

A New Era For Entrepreneurs And Startups Has Begun Since the recent recession, and at least partially sparked by it, I’m seeing a real resurgence of entrepreneurial spirit, and more startup activity than ever before. I believe the days of the “job work” mentality are...

Dec 25 2013, 1:51pm CST

The Book That Predicted Obamacare's Failure -- And America's Rebirth

The Book That Predicted Obamacare's Failure -- And America's Rebirth In three short months, Obamacare has exposed, with 200 proof concentration, the fundamental mismatch between government’s limited knowledge and its unattenuated power. The Administration is now “discovering . . . that...

Dec 24 2013, 12:16pm CST

Steve Case: Why Entrepreneurs Will Rebuild The Economy

Steve Case: Why Entrepreneurs Will Rebuild The Economy I recently spoke to Steve Case, who is best known as the Co-Founder of America Online (AOL), which he started in 1985. Case helped AOL become the world’s largest and most valuable Internet company back then and it’s...

Dec 24 2013, 8:06am CST

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Sucessful Entrepreneur? Take The Quiz

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Sucessful Entrepreneur? Take The Quiz Every entrepreneur is different. It couldn’t be any other way. Similarly, the companies they create are as unique as they are. That, too, is a given. And while, as we have seen, there is a common logic that the best...

Dec 22 2013, 5:11am CST