Entrepreneurship

Study: A profile of the U.S. tech entrepreneur

Study: A profile of the U.S. tech entrepreneur

Study: A profile of the U.S. tech entrepreneur Posted by Dawn Kawamoto /  CNET May 1, 2008 10:17 AM PDT Have you founded a tech company?  Chances are, if you’re a U.S. entrepreneur, you’re about 39 years old and hold a bachelor’s degree, and there’s a good chance your company was started in the... »

Early investors place faith, money in startup firms

Early investors place faith, money in startup firms By Mark Ginocchio / Staff Writer of stamfordadvocate.com Article Launched: 04/27/2008 01:00:00 AM EDT For many Connecticut businesses, finding an angel is about as difficult as trying to determine how many could fit on the head of a pin. But there are investors, entrepreneurs and lawmakers working... »

Start a Web business in an extra few minutes

Start a Web business in an extra few minutes

Start a Web business in an extra few minutes By Anupreeta Das / Reuters Thu Mar 20, 3:15 PM ET When David Pangelinan isn’t logging 14-hour days driving a fuel tanker, he’s at his computer indulging his latest hobby: building a succession of online stores in minutes. Pangelinan has built four online stores offering... »

How Much to Pay Your Startup Lawyer

How Much to Pay Your Startup Lawyer Ryan Roberts April 15, 2008 Think back to the last time you wrote a business plan for a startup. Do you recall your estimated expense for legal fees? $1,000? $10,000? $0? How much to spend on legal fees is a common issue for startup companies with more... »

Early to Rise

Early to Rise

Early to Rise Young entrepreneurs are banking on their tech savvy for startup success. By Alexa Vaughn / Entrepreneur   |   March 24, 2008 Four years ago, Donny Ouyang cracked open one of his dad’s old computer science books and began learning HTML code and website techniques.  This accidental discovery grew into a... »

Men and women entrepreneurs are driven by different motivations

Men and women entrepreneurs are driven by different motivations Tuesday, March 25, 2008; Posted: 11:38 AM Mar 25, 2008 (The Kansas City Star – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — — Men may be from Mars and women from Venus when it comes to relationships, but how about when it comes to entrepreneurship? A... »

Stephen Chao, WonderHowTo.com web entrepreneur

Stephen Chao, WonderHowTo.com web entrepreneur, former Fox TV president: Mr. Media Interview Tuesday, March 25, 2008 If you think Fox TV is edgy and kooky now, you should’ve seen it back in the early ‘90s when Stephen Chao was a programmer and eventually its President. Stephen Chao – movie producer, TV executive After graduating... »

Study follows startup businesses over time

Study follows startup businesses over time BY JOYCE SMITH / Kansas City Star Posted on Sun, Mar. 23, 2008 New firms are critical to economic growth, but there is little data on how to encourage new business development and growth. Now a study by the Kansas City-based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation hopes to determine... »

Top Ten Legal Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs

Top Ten Legal Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs Published: March 3, 2003 Author: Constance Bagley Executive Summary: The life of a startup can be precarious, a wrong turn disastrous. Harvard Business School professor Constance Bagley discusses the most frequent legal flops made by entrepreneurs, everything from hiring the wrong lawyer to puffing up the business... »

The Curious Genius of Twitter

The Curious Genius of Twitter

The Curious Genius of Twitter By: Kermit Pattison From Issue | March 2008 Fast Interview: Co-founder Evan Williams talks about why it helps to have a side project, why he had to leave Google to found Twitter, and why Twitter isn’t called Friend Stalker. Is Twitter the next big thing or a twempest in... »