SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first.» Read More
The Revolution Growth fund, started by the former AOL chairman, will invest $22 million in the restaurant chain.
The US was founded on entrepreneurial freedom but the entrepreneurial spirit in America is in jeopardy, Amway's chairman says.
Eric Schurenberg, INC. Editor-in-Chief reveals Inc. Magazine's entrepreneur of the year is Aaron Levie, Box co-founder and CEO.
A growing group of social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook. Just ask them.
social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook Inc. Just ask them. "I wouldn't buy a pizzeria just because the phone is ringing off the hook," David Cowan, a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, said in a telephone interview.
As the SEC grapples with rules for crowdfunding, many small businesses, including an Indiana craft distillery, are gearing up for a new way to raise capital.
Poets and Quants is out with its first ever top MBA start-ups list. John Byrne, PoetsandQuants.com editor-in-chief, discusses where entrepreneurs with start-up companies are graduating from. He says there is "no question" a MBA is worth it.
The website Poets & Quants has compiled its first list of the leading 100 companies started by MBAs in the last five years.
Nov 19- Atomico, a European venture capital firm that has invested in the likes of Angry Birds developer Rovio, plans to spend its new $476 million fund on technology start-ups outside Silicon Valley, it said on Tuesday.
While the United States has long dominated venture capital investments in technology, investors have been increasingly drawn to opportunities in Asia and Europe, especially in areas such as e-commerce and gaming. The firm said the fund was oversubscribed and had broad backing from investors in Asia, the United States and Europe.
SoFi co-founders and VPs James Finnigan and Dan Macklin, discuss how they're shaking up the student loan market.
Okta co-founder & COO Frederic Kerrest, says his company has developed a product that allows for one password per person for all the apps within one corporation. Okta is also working to help the consumer.
Jarret Hamstreet, Post.bid.ship president & CEO, discusses his family's business which matches shipments with available trucks. "About half of the freight that moves through our company is through the food and beverage industry," he says.
Entrepreneurial activity is bubbling up around the globe—from Africa to South America—as more governments look for avenues of economic growth.
NEW YORK, Nov 17- New media websites from BuzzFeed to Business Insider are on a roll lately, showered with dollars from venture capitalists betting that they will crack an advertising market that has stymied traditional media companies.
As Seen on TV Chairman Kevin Harrington discusses the new crowdfunding platform. The crowd will participate in the process of choosing the best products to focus on, and the company will take advance orders on some products.
Software maker Intuit launched a competition to showcase small businesses. "The Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic shares the 4 top small business finalists who will have a chance at winning a fully paid and produced 30-second commercial during the 2014 Super Bowl.
*Low internet penetration rates holds back Africa tech growth. DAKAR, Nov 11- When Abasiama Idaresit started a digital marketing firm in Nigeria's bustling economic capital three years ago, he quickly learned how brutal life can be in a market where tech startups are in their infancy.
Oisin Hanrahan, Handybook CEO & co-founder, explains how his startup service can help users easily locate home services on demand.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing placing limits on how much a company can raise and how much people can donate with crowdfunding.