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
From negative thinking to burnout, entrepreneurs can take cues from Olympic athletes. What leadership skills can you learn from professional athletes?
Some entrepreneurs are finding success in unique foods that are healthy, spicy or gluten-free. Is a niche food company right for you?
Q2 GDP came in at a 1.5 percent rate, slightly better than consensus. Alan Krueger, President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, weighs in.
As New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg cracks down on obesity and soda consumption, the franchise association this week jumped into the fray. What can businesses do to protect themselves?
As Facebook’s stock tumbled after hours on concerns about Facebook’s slowing growth, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg and CFO David Ebersman hosted an investor call in which they stressed the potential of mobile and social ads.
In its first earnings report as a public company Facebook’s results were right on target with non-GAAP earnings per share of 12 cents.
While small businesses can't compete with larger players on price, there are steps specialty merchants can take to get an edge.
There's a business adage that your business is as good as your team. As you tackle building or tweaking your work network, consider the types of colleagues to avoid.
Those earning incomes in the top one percent (like many Americans) rank themselves much lower than their actual position, and worry that the wealthy have "too much influence."
Facebook stock may be trading down ahead of its first earnings report as a public company, but the company’s market cap is still north of $60 billion, implying expectations of major growth potential.
More businesses are turning to Facebook merchant pages to raise their profile and boost sales. Here's how to effectively use social media for your business.
With the cost of doing business rising, it's a critical moment for U.S. small businesses. A new lobbying group—Small Business Majority—hopes to make an impact. What's most pressing for entrepreneurs?
Zynga plummeted to an all-time low after reporting earnings that fell short of expectations and a much weaker outlook. The news also sent Facebook shares lower.
Whether you're interacting with employees, customers, or investors, communication is key to business success. Some tips for entrepreneurs.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong talked to CNBC about what’s driving the company's better-than-expected numbers and what lies ahead.
After three years of building up its user base, Foursquare is finally starting to make money — a big step for the service with over 20 million users and over 2 billion “check-ins” to businesses.
Netflix returned to profitability in the second quarter, but the stock dipped by a double digit percent drop after hours. What went wrong?
Small-business Back Alley Waffles has shuttered, and its blaming the e-commerce site. While Groupon defends its deals, the complaint raises questions about cash flow bottlenecks.
Being an entrepreneur or running a small business means taking big leaps of faith. Some strategies for analyzing and reducing your business risk.
Many businesses are passing on tax breaks created for them to hire and expand because of associated costs and hassles. Amid discussion of a pending "fiscal cliff," a look at needed solutions.