Tech entrepreneurs will have more options in 2013

As Dell’s first Entrepreneur in Residence, I constantly have an ear to the ground of the entrepreneur community. I predict that the following trends will shape the world of entrepreneurialism in 2013.

Be a better boss: 12 tips to help you encourage innovation

Many entrepreneurs dream of starting their own company so they can be their own boss, call the shots, get the corner office nicest table in the co-working space. Turns out, being in charge is a lot harder than just ordering people around and having someone fetch your lattes. To make a startup successful, you have to encourage an atmosphere of constant innovation.

11 productivity tips from successful entrepreneurs

When everything’s a priority, how do you maximize your productivity and continue getting things done? We asked eleven entrepreneurs about their strategies for staying on top of mounting piles of work, focusing on what’s important, and otherwise holding on to their sanity while building a company.

15 entrepreneurs give tips on getting the most out of an incubator or accelerator

Before signing up for your local startup accelerator or incubator, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Is your pitch perfected? Does it matter which group you join? Is there a right or wrong time to sign up? We asked these fifteen entrepreneurs for their nuggets of advice on navigating the world of startup accelerators.

The blessings of inexperience

(Editor’s note: Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank is the author of Four Steps to the Epiphany. This story originally appeared on his blog.)

Entrepreneurism: The age gap

There’s no minimum age to launch a start-up, but young entrepreneurs sometimes face challenges that experienced ones do not. Stanford University gathered a panel of successful start-up owners in their 20s to address the age gap and gather their advice for younger people who are thinking about striking out on their own.