Putting ‘Yeezus’ Aside: Jasiri X’s Urgent Spreadable Media by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) In a celebrated and much remarked upon three-minute spot that aired during Game 5 of the NBA finals, artist and entrepreneur Jay Z remarked “we don’t have any rules, everybody’s trying to figure it out. Show More Summary
What began as a social gathering for like-minded entrepreneurs and VCs has evolved into one of the Valley's most dynamic accelerators. Meet the man with the connections, Saeed Amidi. When international entrepreneurs want a shot at Silicon Valley stardom, they call on Saeed Amidi. Show More Summary
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story stated that the Meetup would take place tonight. In fact, it will take place tomorrow. In an effort to foster cross-pollination between real estate tech entrepreneurs, monthly Meetups are being held in venues...
Juliet Eilperin drops this vial of nitroglycerin into her latest Washington Post piece: … according to several people familiar with his private remarks at the home of clean-tech entrepreneur Vinod Khosla, Obama expressed concerns about the political pain involved, saying that “dial testing” of his State of the Union speech showed that the favorability ratings [...]
Continuing in last year's tradition, here are seven amazing young entrepreneurs who are following their dreams in the fields of fashion, media and entertainment, personal and professional development, philanthropy, and fitness.
Recently soft-launched Foundersuite offers entrepreneurs a set of tools and templates to lessen the burden of starting a company.
Ed Hardy, who licensed his tattoo art to designer/entrepreneur Christian Audigier and thereby spawned the mid-2000s empire of douche that was Ed Hardy by Christian Audigier, says one person knocked the brand off its perch: famously fecund former reality star Jon Gosselin. Read more...
[White iPhone 5] Apple products, including the iconic iPhone, may not be the first choice for many small business owners and entrepreneurs because of the price tag. But that could change if the legendary tech company were to offer aShow More Summary
A new social media hub is connecting YouTube personalities to the things they love while also giving fans a chance to voice their opinions. Subblime, started by entrepreneur Adam Winnick, Kevin Stone, and YouTube creator Elle WalkerShow More Summary
The Designer Fund is looking for the next wave of talented designers to work with design-forward web companies, and we sat down with the directors and learned why they're not looking for the next skinny jeans.
Global interest in hackathons is growing fast, with many events booking out shortly after being announced. Developers keen to test out new skills in real world environments, and entrepreneurs who want to connect with a readily assembled network of do-ers are driving global growth in hackathon events. Show More Summary
What's good for James Franco may not be good for everybody. Here’s a helpful reminder for entrepreneurs considering crowdfunding. It takes a lot to pull off a successful Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign; raising the money is the easy...Show More Summary
Superman as an entrepreneur? Not exactly, but you just may walk away from "Man of Steel" with inspiration for your business. Over the weekend my wife and I and a friend saw Man of Steel--the latest reboot of the Superman franchise. Note: Spoilers below! If you haven't seen the movie yet, you might want to stop reading. Show More Summary
Great research doesn't always lead to great medicine -- and sometimes forming a company can actually get in the way. Say you’re a healthcare entrepreneur. And say you meet a brilliant immunologist at the American Society of ClinicalShow More Summary
For maverick entrepreneur Ian Cox, Africa is the last frontier of free enterprise. The former small-time hustler has been busting his ass on the continent for years, selling and moving merchandise. In 2011 he nabbed a lucrative United Nations contract to transport equipment from South Africa to South Sudan, a country on many countries' embargo list. Show More Summary
In this third part, we look at how credit comes into existence (via arbitrage, of course) with legitimate entrepreneur borrowers.
This vicious curse can take you down if you let it. Here's how to beat it. Anyone who has started and ran a business knows the entrepreneur's curse. The frustrating dichotomy between never having enough spare time outside the business and the frightening reality when you do. Show More Summary
The entrepreneur takes risks but does not see himself as a risk-taker, because he operates under the useful delusion that what he’s attempting is not risky. Then, trapped in mid-mountain, people discover the truth -- and, because it is too late to turn back, they’re forced to finish the job. - Malcolm Gladwell in the New Yorker
For businesses driven by creativity, hard work doesn't always result in success. In fact, it could hold you back. Why are some entrepreneurs luckier than others? You are not imagining it-some people truly do have better, more predictable outcomes than others. Show More Summary
Ignoring tradition can be a path to success--but only if you dare. When an entrepreneur challenges the status quo, he or she is either squashed and forgotten about or they hit a nerve and a paradigm shift occurs. The latter happens when the entrepreneur is a true disruptor. Show More Summary