Many entrepreneurs -- and pundits about entrepreneurship -- reject it as impossible. Others believe that figuring out how to balance work and life is a sign of a more enlightened entrepreneurial perspective.
Guest Post Let's take a step back and understand the technology tools that can benefit the largest group of people who have been hardest hit by large enterprises and new technologies: the tens of millions of local merchants all over the world.
Job-finding and recruiting sites are hotter than heat, but no-one's hotter than the relatively ancient old man on the block: 8-year-old Indeed.com.
Editor's Pick Futurist and entrepreneur Michael Vassar has a bone to pick with the U.S. medical system. He hopes to "humiliate" it into providing better quality care by creating a "product that works better than the system."
Technology advancement is disrupting the $3 trillion health care market, and VentureBeat's upcoming HealthBeat event will showcase the most interesting health care IT startups and companies that are driving this change.
Twilio Fund Europe 2013 will invest in early-stage European startups that make creative use of Twilio's API.
Guest Post Almost all startup founders experience a deep and prolonged sadness after selling their company, even when the sale is an outrageous success. Why?
Getaround, the car sharing service backed by investors like Marissa Mayer and Google's Eric Schmidt, hopes its new iPhone app will prompt you to consider an alternative to car ownership.
Editor's Pick Thinx has designed the ultimate hi-tech, high-quality line of womens underwear to improve 'that time of the month' for women around the world.
Facebook is moving beyond the simple "X liked Coke" to the meaning of that like -- and using more nuanced clues based on what Facebookers have posted and shared on the site to built that characterization.
Guest Post When scaling a company, it’s the easy things that become most difficult. Bigger teams often mean bigger headaches.
A pilot program in Washington, D.C., teaches kids how to apply their creativity to the real world, take risks, and follow their passion.
Alibaba predicts that 2013 will be the year that Chinese e-commerce surpasses U.S e-commerce, with $265 billion in sales compared to a projected $230 billion for America, and that total Chinese online sales will reach $445 billion in 2015.
Pinterest just raised $200 million at a $2.5 billion valuation. But if the company seriously starts to monetize what marketers like Sephora are finding in the social shopping platform, two and a half billion dollars is far too cheap.
Editor's Pick Walter L. Shaw is someone you've never heard of. But he invented big chunks of your world, and then died, almost penniless, living on the charity of his international jewel thief son, a made man in John Gotti's New York mob.
Guest Post Many startups have a “make it happen now” sense of urgency that is important to their survival and success. But that urgency can actually hurt the brand-building process.