In cutting down on risky investments, the VC industry is both curbing its upside potential and shortchanging startups.
- As CEO of a public company, Mark Zuckerberg needs to engage his board in developing the next generation of leaders.
- Entrepreneur Jim McCarthy on why online innovations succeed — or fail.August 28, 2012 by Laura W. Geller
- Chris Trimble, coauthor of Reverse Innovation: Create Far from Home, Win Everywhere, introduces an excerpt from Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure, by Tim Harford, which offers a troubling perspective on the outlook for innovation.March 30, 2012
- This social entrepreneur pioneered a new model for mentoring startups in emerging markets. Now she’s replicating it around the world.February 28, 2012 by Paula Margulies
- To foster economic growth, innovation clusters need to draw on the power of an interrelated “quad” of sectors: public, private, civil, and academic.February 28, 2012 by Ernest J. Wilson III
- An easier way out prompts more entrepreneurs to get in.October 14, 2011
- Rapid advances in manufacturing technology point the way toward a decentralized, more customer-centric “maker” culture. Here are the changes to consider before this innovation takes hold.
- The next wave of online business models must focus narrowly, rather than blindly pursuing scale.May 24, 2011 by Tim Laseter
- Staged financing of new firms poses dangers to early investors. But in a hot market, it can set loose a frenzy of funding.February 11, 2011
- U.S. multinationals are looking to small companies and startups for the next big ideas.January 24, 2011 by William J. Holstein
- Management professor Vijay Govindarajan explains why companies have trouble implementing new ideas — and what they should do about it.January 14, 2011 by Theodore Kinni
- The thriving Internet shoe retailer has made its name and a lot of money by being eccentric.August 24, 2010 by Dick Richards
- The recession has changed the way angel investors allocate their money, but not their willingness to remain active in funding new ventures.July 9, 2010
- Understanding how money makes its way from institutional investors to venture capitalists to entrepreneurs.May 25, 2010 by Matt Palmquist
- Executives can promote innovative thinking in their managers by holding them accountable for more than what they directly control.May 25, 2010 by Matt Palmquist
- Where a company is based is a determining factor in whether venture capital firms choose to invest in it.October 29, 2009
- Scott D. Anthony, author of The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times, introduces a lesson in correcting your company’s course from Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company — and Revolutionized an Industry, by Marc Benioff and Carlye Adler.October 7, 2009
- Management must understand the advantages and disadvantages of a company’s capabilities.
- The management author and former CEO of Intel Israel on the need to do the unexpected and attempt the impossible.May 26, 2009 by Paula Margulies
- Previous performance is the best predictor of an entrepreneur’s success or failure in future ventures.April 23, 2009
- Japan’s little-known trading companies are buying startup technology businesses in the U.S., hoping to catch the next wave of American economic growth.March 10, 2009 by William J. Holstein
- Knowing when to embrace change and how to manage its effects on a company’s identity can mean the difference between stagnation and success.November 13, 2008
- Corporate venture capital efforts are most successful in firms with strong internal research and development programs.October 16, 2008
- No longer the tech darling, RFID is slowly reemerging as a valuable way to monitor small pieces of big supply chains.August 12, 2008 by Jeffrey Rothfeder
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