Jim Clifton, chief executive of Gallup Inc., has a robust theory about entrepreneurialism and economic recovery.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Art Kleiner, Jim Clifton | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Economics, Entrepreneurship
The Silicon Valley startup factory that birthed Airbnb and Dropbox has grown even more ambitious under its new leader.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Max Chafkin, Sam Altman | Source: Fast Company | Subject: Entrepreneurship
He cofounded PayPal, helped launch Yelp, and his new startup wants to make the credit card obsolete.
Content: Thought Leader | Author: Austin Carr | Source: Fast Company | Subject: Entrepreneurship | Industry: Finance / Banking
A Silicon Valley VC shares his thoughts on persistence, the importance of believing, and when to ignore the spreadsheet.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Bill Snyder, Vinod Khosla | Source: Stanford University | Subject: Entrepreneurship
Graham’s tech accelerator, Y Combinator, has minted many big hits, including Dropbox, Reddit, and Airbnb. Here’s a conversation with the start-up guru.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Issie Lapowsky, Paul Graham | Subject: Entrepreneurship
The author of The Lean Startup is thinking big about the challenges facing companies in an economy driven by innovation.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Eric Ries, Paul Michelman | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Entrepreneurship, Management
Entrepreneur Jim McCarthy on why online innovations succeed — or fail.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Jim McCarthy, Laura W. Geller | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Customer Related, Entrepreneurship, IT / Technology / E-Business | Company: Goldstar Events Inc.
During a recent visit to Wharton’s San Francisco campus, Tom Perkins, co-founder of the fabled Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, talked about risk-taking, his mentor David Packard, the downside of corporate VC, ethically challenged Wall Street, and networking vs. “cronyism,” among other topics.
Content: Thought Leader | Author: Tom Perkins | Source: Knowledge@Wharton | Subjects: Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital
This social entrepreneur pioneered a new model for mentoring startups in emerging markets. Now she’s replicating it around the world.
Content: Thought Leader | Author: Paula Margulies | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Entrepreneurship, International, Social Responsibility
Bill Nguyen launches startups with haste, never researches the competition, and makes the same mistakes “again and again.” So why do people keep giving him so much money?
Editor’s Note: This is the guy behind Color. I don’t find the portrait of him flattering nor does he seem especially worth emulating, but some of the discussion about Silicon Valley, funding and entrepreneurship is indeed interesting … [ Read more ]
Content: Thought Leader | Author: Danielle Sacks | Source: Fast Company | Subject: Entrepreneurship | Company: Color
Paul Graham’s business school and investment fund, Y Combinator, has launched 145 companies — for a lot less money than you would think.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Max Chafkin, Paul Graham | Source: Inc. Magazine | Subject: Entrepreneurship
As part of our 30th-anniversary issue, Inc. asked Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and Built to Last, what we might expect in the next 30 years. His answer: uncertainty, chaos, turbulence, and risk. In other words, it’s not a bad time to be an entrepreneur.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Bo Burlingham, Jim Collins | Source: Inc. Magazine | Subjects: Entrepreneurship, Management