Categories: Entrepreneurship

Vote for Tech’s Best Young Entreprenuers

Posted by: Aaron Ricadela on March 09

Once again, the tech team at BusinessWeek is preparing our annual list of the best under-30 entrepreneurs. Who would you put on our list of the brightest young stars in…

Startups: Job Creation Engines (Are You Listening Obama?)

Posted by: Spencer Ante on November 16

In this week’s issue of BusinessWeek, we published the inaugural list of “The World’s Most Intriguing New Companies.” I am thrilled that we launched the package right as Global Entrepreneurship…

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Help Us Identify the Most Intriguing New Businesses

Posted by: Spencer Ante on September 01

BusinessWeek is excited to announce a new editorial project to showcase the most intriguing new businesses on the planet. To identify these new businesses, we want to tap the brains…

DEMO 2009 Wraps Up

Posted by: Arik Hesseldahl on March 04

Another DEMO conference has come and gone, and I just wanted to go over the coveted DEMOgod awards, given to the companies who have given outstanding presentations. They’re chosen for…

In Entrepreneurs We Trust

Posted by: Spencer Ante on February 11

Trust may be the most scarce commodity around right now. Wall Street can’t be trusted much these days, thanks to the financial crisis and a guy named Madoff. A lot…

VCs to Entrepreneurs: Seed-Stage Startups OK. Others? Not So Much

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 09

Just for fun tonight, and hoping to view a potentially entertaining mass freakout over the market, I decided to attend one of those ubiquitous Silicon Valley panels where entrepreneurs can…

Sign of the Times: Tech’s Repo Man Is Back

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 30

Actually, Marty Pichinson never left. But the co-founder of Sherwood Partners, a corporate restructuring firm based in Mountain View, Calif. (home of Google), is seeing an uptick in his business….

Web 2.Uh-Oh?

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 18

Fred Wilson, a VC who has sometimes thrown cold water on the notion that there’s a new bubble in Web investment, is now getting worried that a downturn is coming…

All Is Well Again in Startup Land…

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 28

… now that Mike Arrington is no longer burned out. This from Mike’s Facebook feed today:…

Girl Power in Silicon Valley

Posted by: Rob Hof on February 05

I had the opportunity in late January to see the future of entrepreneurship. And the great thing is, it wasn’t two guys in a garage. It was a bunch of…

The Elephant in the Room

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on February 02

One hot tech industry topic was strikingly missing from the just-ended DEMO 2007 conference—energy conservation. Among the 67 new products showcased, there was not a single one that would either…

Bubble or No Bubble?

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 12

My colleagues Justin Hibbard and Heather Green examine not only the overriding question in Silicon Valley—are we in a mini-bubble, at least in Web startups?—but how that’s coloring the way…

Indie Cafes as Startup Offices? Nooooooooo!

Posted by: Rob Hof on February 22

Fed up with the loud music at Starbucks, Om Malik is looking for new cafes where he can get work done. His post has spurred a flurry of suggestions by…

Is the Tech IPO Dead or Alive?

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 20

That was the title of a panel this morning at the AlwaysOn Innovation Summit at Stanford, and the answers didn’t sound so great. It’s not just the financial-disclosure act Sarbanes-Oxley,…

Death by Square Feet

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 10

Ross Mayfield is finally looking for an office for his startup, Socialtext. That may not sound very momentous, but these days, the best startups seem to operate a very long…

Tech’s Next-Generation Entrepreneurs?

Posted by: Rob Hof on March 22

Young nerds flock to PC Forum’s Net access kiosks….

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