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Early culture decisions are important and set the course of the company. Experts weigh in on crafting a culture that's right for your new venture.
During your journey to find your next career be open to the possibility that you might also find your soul mate, spouse, a great new friend or a great future client along your path.
Michael Fertik, Reputation.com founder & CEO, explains how you can protect your privacy online. "It's kind of like digital PR for everybody," he says.
The dream of running your own business sometimes blinds people to the world's ugly realities.
As Wall Street watches Facebook's stock continue to plummet, it's not just impacting investors, it's also casting a long shadow across venture-backed startups.
Ron Baron, Baron Capital chairman & CEO, offers his view on Facebook. "They can know more about everybody than anyone else can," he says. "We haven't decided whether or not we are going to invest in it. It is an attractive business in my opinion." Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, also weighs in.
Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder, says the U.S. could build the economy on cheap energy yet politicians are afraid of talking about energy. "I've almost given up on Congress doing anything," he says.
We're not talking recycling. We're talking Eveready operational problems or issues that emerge and need to be addresses and solved quickly to benefit customers.
The iPod generation may face a real problem: hearing loss. As younger generations routinely plug in their ear buds, they could unwittingly join the millions of American’s who suffer some degree of hearing loss. So it’s no surprise that startups have begun to tap into this growing demand.
Amazon is experimenting with a new approach: Amazon Lockers.
Now that Facebook's bubble has burst, startups that once wanted to be the next Facebook, now see it as a cautionary tale, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. The bar for going public is now much higher.
Kaufman’s three-year old start-up aims to solve the pesky problems of everyday life.
Tampa and strip clubs are often mentioned together, like New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Or San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Or St. Louis and the Arch.
Once hailed as the most valuable technology company to hit Wall Street, Facebook is now worth just over half what it was three months ago, with shares closing at $20.01 Monday. Wall Street analysts are openly wondering whether its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has the business skills to deliver on his promises, the New York Times reports.
Early investor Peter Thiel has sold nearly all of his Facebook shares, as part of a selling plan he adopted before the company's IPO on May 18.
Crowd funding has been a buzzword in the start-up world for years. For most entrepreneurs, though, it was virtually mythological.
Start-up Kiip could be about to completely change the world of mobile advertising, with Brian Wong, the 21-year-old CEO of Kiip, discusses.
P90x has seen an increase in traffic in web searches since Vice Presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, revealed that he used the workout program.
Especially since Mitt Romney’s résumé became presidential campaign fodder, there has been much debate about the merits of private equity, which is known for its focus on short-term gains. The New York Times reports.
When Lynda and Stewart Resnick, the Beverly Hills entrepreneurs who founded POM Wonderful, wanted to host a dinner at their Aspen home in 2006 to talk about the Iraq war, they assembled a list of 22 A-list guests, including Queen Noor of Jordan, George Soros, the financier, and Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California. Leading the list of journalists was one of their favorite guests: Fareed Zakaria, the Indian-born Harvard Ph.D and foreign-policy specialist who had turned himself into an unlikely media star, the New York Times reports.
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