Here’s the latest from VentureBeat’s Entrepreneur Corner.
How private is employee email? – You might think the rules about whether an employee’s emails on a work computer are cut and dry, but recent court rulings have muddied the waters. Attorney Curtis Smolar brings you up to speed on where things stand.
Here’s why you should care about the flexible workforce – Mobile employees are growing in number – and the trend doesn’t seem likely to reverse itself anytime soon. Rob Eleveld, CEO of Shiftboard, Inc., lists five things sntrepreneurs need to know as the contingent workforce becomes the rule, rather than the exception.
8 more mutable suggestions of startup naming – Still searching for the perfect name for your startup? Serial entrepreneur Dharmesh Shah is back with eight additional suggestions on how to pick one that works – and won’t haunt you as your company matures.
Creating the unforgettable elevator pitch – Elevator pitches are pretty commonplace in the startup world, but not everyone knows how to do them. Eric Tsai, web strategist at Designdamage, offers tips on how to make the most of your efforts to pitch your idea in a short timespan.
5 solid startup lessons – Aaron Levie launched Box.net from his college dorm room and made a lot of mistakes. Now, the CEO of a company that has raised nearly $30 million in venture capital since 2005, runs down some of the top lessons he has learned.