New York and London still get the lion's share of what doesn't flow to Silicon Valley; and India and China have made substantial gains. But in the emerging markets of Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines, investors are finding more and more reasons to invest.
And the winner of the "Movers & Changers" national student entrepreneur competition is...a new website called Skillhub.com , the brainchild of two students who both happened to intern at Google.
Some people start one company after the next, driven by creative energy, salesmanship and a a strong sense of independence. Not all of the companies succeed, but their founders usually do.
In a bid to take control of their own careers and avoid joining the unemployment line, college students are flocking to entrepreneurial programs — and schools are rushing to serve their needs.
Years after the dotcom bust, capital is again flowing to needy entrepreneurs, but the funding structure is very different.
The National Science Foundation set up an incubator for its scientists. The Innovation Corps is 21 teams (63 scientists in total) of NSF scientists and engineers who participated in start-up projects. The results were truly astounding.
Immigration policies are turning away high-skilled entrepreneurs from other countries — at a big cost to our economy, says guest columnist Dane Stangler.
The author writes that in his work, "studying the traits of thousands of entrepreneurs, I found that the leading cause of frustration and failure in the self-employed community is the one-size-fits-all approach to entrepreneurship."
Guest columnist Steve Blank predicts an imminent entrepreneurial revolution, which will permanently reshape business as we know it and change the quality of life for all who come after us.
America was founded on the backs of great entrepreneurs, and it will only continue to flourish if we champion entrepreneurship moving forward, says venture capitalist Mo Koyfman.
Venture capitalist Patrick Chung reveals what he looks for in entrepreneurs and why.
More than 90 percent of job creation at venture-backed companies occurs after an IPO. Guest Columnist Terry McGuire looks at ways to get more companies to market.