Entrepreneur conference organizer Summit Series has bought a 10,000-acre mountain near Eden Utah, where it plans to host conferences, retreats, and apparently, birdmen.
Guest Post Too often, entrepreneurs say they dislike the fundraising process and can’t wait until it’s over.
A leading academic worries that the ecosystem for entrepreneurs needs a lot of improvement.
Entrepreneurs, would you give up a small slice of your startup in exchange for legal counsel?
We selected a few of our favorite videos from Rocketlist.me to inspire you this afternoon. Hope you enjoy!
Editor’s Pick There is no shame in brushing up on the basics! Christine Herron, director of Intel Capital, advises “Never be ashamed to ask questions.”
Running a magazine that writes about futuristic technology isn’t enough for Chris Anderson: He’s leaving to helm a company that actually makes futuristic tech.
Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, made a public appearance this weekend to make one thing very clear. He is not worried.
You gave us your top Silicon Alley tech influencers, now here’s the cream of the crop.
Editor’s Pick “Big data” isn’t just an enterprise trend. It’s a technological innovation that is already making a difference in your life. Here are ten companies who are helping define this emerging field.
In Silicon Valley, we understand how to market a new iPhone app or game to millions of people in a matter of weeks. What if we applied these principles to support a good cause?
Editor’s Pick The startups presenting at TechCrunch Disrupt have yet to outshine min- cupcakes.
Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz shares tales from his career as a founder, CEO, and investor.
Guest Post Many want to serve on a board – for professional development, business development or perhaps just to give back to their community through a non-profit organization – yet don’t know how to get themselves there and don’t have the free time to figure it out.
Editor’s Pick Check out our inaugural list of the young tech founders and CEOs who are bringing innovation to the enterprise.
Cloud accounting service Freshbooks launched its new iPhone app yesterday. To celebrate, the company is giving 160 entrepreneurs a little treat.
Editor’s Pick Unreasonable at Sea, a floating incubator for tech startups, has selected its first group of companies to expand their business operations while cruising through the high seas.
Today was graduation time for TechStars’ latest class of startups in Boulder, Colo.
Guest Post It’s strange how entrepreneurs who are large risk takers and bold personalities turn into insecure little teenagers when facing investors.
Apple had a disappointing quarter, even though it was surprisingly good compared to last year. Naturally, investors punished the company by stripping more than five percent from its stock price. Aren’t you people ever satisfied?
Attention high school graduates with dreams of becoming a doctor: That’s a bad idea. Instead, become a plumber. You’ll make more money. If you think that sounds crazy, that’s because it is. But that’s precisely the message from noted investor and Libertarian Peter Thiel, who sees education as a liability rather than an asset.
Guest Post This is the first in a series of VentureBeat columns by award-winning author and serial entrepreneur Penelope Trunk. She’s going to be our startup critic: She’ll review new companies, point out what they’re doing right, and give them advice (which she’s never shy about anyway) for how they can improve. Her first company is Browsemob.
Russia is now the largest internet market in Europe, with more than 55 million online users. So who are the trailblazers to watch in this new web frontier? Here are ten.
Editor's Pick The curse of the small company
I’ll be traveling to Tel Aviv next week, and I’m looking to meet with entrepreneurs.
Guest Post Money is on the Greek mind. With the country deep in debt and the possibility of the government defaulting on it, that’s understandable. It might also be the reason the country’s entrepreneurs are building globally-focused startups that have figured out revenue generation up front.
Rumor has it that this Chicago sculpture is filled with VC cash
Editor's Pick [vimeo 35728392 w=640 h=376] Watch out! There’s some adults-only vocabulary in Startup Land.
Can you build a billion-dollar business without venture capital?
Being successful in business is about knowing what your competitors know and being able to act on it. If you could find out what kinds of work tools are helping your competitors stay lean and mean, it could be a real leg up. You can’t just call up a competitor and ask. But a new startup called BestVendor is creating a Yelp-like recommendations network around work apps to make that kind of tool discovery possible.
Editor's Pick The first time I met Box.net chief executive Aaron Levie, he showed me a magic trick with a deck of cards.
“I don’t like being one of the venture capitalists … everything is a deal to them.”
TechCrunch writers Alexia Tsotsis and MG Siegler look on as Michael Arrington announces he is stepping down on stage.
Despite the hype surrounding young, serial entrepreneurs, most company founders are typically above 30 and have only started one company, according to the latest study by professional network LinkedIn.