Hopscotch co-founder and and Chief Technology Officer Samantha John (foreground) and Asha Gupta, head of product, at work on a technical question in the company’s New York offices.

Women, venture capital and bias

Aug 7, 2015
An experiment reveals obstacles female entrepreneurs face in finding investors.
Posted In: entrepreneurs, workplace diversity, start-ups

A conversation with director of the U.S. Patent Office

Apr 15, 2015
Intellectual property, abusive litigation, and social innovation.
Posted In: patents, Science, women, entrepreneurs

Forget the elevator. Try pitching on a ski lift

Apr 6, 2015
A New Mexico business group came up with a new twist on the investment pitch.
Posted In: entrepreneurs, business investment, New Mexico, the pitch
Bryan Valentini

When does a start-up stop being a start-up?

Aug 15, 2014
Is it measurable by time, employees, or the number of beanbag chairs?
Posted In: start-ups, entrepreneurs, coworking

PODCAST: The inflation-interest paradox

May 15, 2014
Fast food workers across more than 30 countries protest for better wages. And small-scale entrepreneurs are taking aim at that urban ritual of waiting for the bus.
Posted In: inflation, fast food, entrepreneurs

Niche daily dealer focuses on Jewish buyers

Dec 13, 2012
Jdeal is one of several daily deal sites targeting ethnic minorities, women of color, vegans and others.
Posted In: entrepreneurs, daily deal, Jewish business, Hanukah

Two small businessmen, two views on taxes

Oct 24, 2012
Business owners share friendship and a passion for dirt bikes, but are far apart when it comes to taxes and politics.
Posted In: Election 2012, Taxes, Small Business, entrepreneurs

'Shark Tank' star on how to succeed as an entrepreneur

Aug 20, 2012
As the politicians tell it, many of our hopes in this economic recovery rest with the American entrepreneur. "Shark Tank," on ABC, is the reality show that lets you root for 'em.
Posted In: television, entrepreneurs

Ski slope dreams

Jun 1, 2012
Former ski bum Troy Caldwell has been following his dream of opening his own ski resort for years... at any cost.
Posted In: entrepreneurs, skiing, dream

Remember, older entrepreneurs start companies, too

May 11, 2012
The U.S. could be on the "cusp of an entrepreneurship boom -- not in spite of an aging population but because of it."
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs, baby boomers