In the FT Tolu Ogunlesi speaks with the founder of Swift Networks,Charles Anudu: In 2002, Swift Networks, the company Anudu founded after gaining his diploma, was awarded a licence to provide wireless broadband services in Nigeria. The company started operations in 2003 and, a decade on, I am curious whether Anudu is planning any new ventures. Show More Summary
Mark Suster of Los Angeles' GRP Partners is known for his unique insights on the tech and digital media worlds, having famously had success on "both sides of the table" as a repeat entrepreneur turned investor over more than a decade in the industry. Show More Summary
It’s hard to categorize Chris Dixon. He’s had experience as an entrepreneur, an angel investor, a venture capitalist, and a blogger. He’s often cited as “one of the most vocal advocates of the New York tech scene” but is currently living and working at Andreessen Horowitz’s office in San Francisco. And he was our guest during this month’s PandoMonthly...
Welcome to our latest curated list of events, contests and awards for small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and growing companies. To see a full list or to submit your own event, contest or award listing, visit the Small Business Events...Show More Summary
How much would you pay for lunch with Jack Dorsey, one of the most successful tech entrepreneurs in recent history? One anonymous person is forking out $31,600 for a date... Keep reading ?
So you have decided to part ways with the 9 to 5 lifestyle and venture out on your own. You are now your own boss and living your dream of being an entrepreneur. You set up shop in your home and relish the fact that you can avoid the rush hour madness every morning. Ah, this [...]
Mark Cuban is crowdsourcing a new uniform design for the Dallas Mavericks, but the billionaire entrepreneur warned: the winning designer’s sole reward will be bragging rights, although he “may even throw in some tickets.” Now a Chicago-based...Show More Summary
Having started a few of his own businesses, Karl Talbot is one entrepreneur that strongly supports the growth of startup ventures. In fact, through his current company TALK Enterprises, Talbot is dedicated to helping viable young entrepreneurs connect to experienced professional mentors and investors to help them bring their visions to reality. Show More Summary
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine gave USC $70 million to fund a degree for creative entrepreneurs. The program's success may depend on these things. With a modest $70 million grant from Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, the University of Southern California...Show More Summary
Bitcoin is being treated as a serious currency by investors, entrepreneurs and the government. GigaOM convened experts to hear what they say about what will happen next -- here's three highlights.
Colonel Sanders would be proud. While the 74-year-old secret recipe for his fried chicken has remained firmly under wraps, cravings for his deep-fried deliciousness have become so widespread that an entrepreneur has begun smuggling KFC to customers in the Gaza Strip using secret underground tunnels. Show More Summary
Julia Abenes is a model, fitness trainer, entrepreneur who we have talked about here on Crenk before. Here are some of her latest pics and you can check out her blog here. Oh and did we mention she has her own Reddit here – /r/juliaabenes
Marc Benioff is a classic entrepreneur success story. He didn’t like the way something worked and wanted something better. So, he took the initiative and created Salesforce in a rented apartment at the age of 34, after working at Oracle and Apple. Today, Salesforce is worth about $25 billion with annual revenue in excess of [...]
Rapper, entrepreneur, and Black Eyed Peas leader Will.i.am says in a video interview with the Wall Street Journal that streaming music services like Spotify and Google's just-announced music initiative are based on a flawed business model.
It turns out there are plenty of entrepreneurs in Taiwan.
Serial entrepreneur and mentor Jeff Hoffman writes about his experience aboard the floating accelerator Unreasonable at Sea. I'm amazed to see an explosion of global interest in entrepreneurship in the last few years. Nations on every...Show More Summary
I’ve just read Bill Barnett’s article on Winning as a self-fulfilling prophecy which argues that optimists’ irrational belief in their chances of success makes them to try longer and harder to get there and makes them better motivators and leaders of teams. They are therefore more likely to succeed than people who are more [...]
When Roya Mahboob found out she was on Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world she thought it was a mistake.
The NBA is staying in Sacramento. The Maloof family has agreed to sell the Kings to a group led by tech entrepreneur Vivek Ranadive, 24 Hour Fitness founder Mark Mastrov and former executive Chris Kelly for $535 million, according to the Sacramento Bee, a record amount for a team without ownership of an arena. The [...]
EBITDA multiples for your industry don't tell you much about what your particular company might be worth. Here's how to get a better idea -- and a better deal. The other day, an entrepreneur friend called me in frustration. He’d been...Show More Summary