entrepreneurship

3 Ways to Build a Thriving Intrapreneurial Workforce

Tapping into the entrepreneurial spirit of millennial workers is key to building an intrapreneurial workforce.

Connecting Your Startup With Others to Help Your Business Grow

Nothing stays the same in the startup ecosystem, meaning survival is never guaranteed. But one way to better position yourself for the long…

JPMorgan Chase Wants to Help Small Businesses Owned by Minorities and Women

JPMorgan Chase is committing $75 million to support women-, minority- and veteran-owned small businesses over next three years.

The Next Billion-Dollar Idea Will Not Come from Silicon Valley

Ross Baird, founder and CEO of social impact investing firm Village Capital, is looking outside the Silicon Valley bubble for the next big…

The Changing Landscape of Startup Funding

Apple co-founders Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne set up shop in Jobs’ parents garage. Is that even possible anymore?

Women Entrepreneurs Face a Funding Crisis: We Need a New Approach to Solve It

Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so…

Calling All Startup Entrepreneurs: Worker Visa Program Helps Expand New Businesses

After several frustrating years of trying to establish immigration reform, President Obama has finally come up with a way to help immigrants caught…

How Technical Assistance Won The Super Bowl

A Super Bowl can have an impact of $200 million to $500 million on the local economy in which the game is played.…

In the Age of Terror, What About Impact?

Individuals have a greater power to create change than ever before in human history. Alas this holds true for negative change as well.…

ISO 14001 Certification Shows Sustainable Businesses are More Competitive

Sixty-eight percent of companies that use the ISO 14001 standard have either qualified or directly won business thanks to their green credentials, a…

Investors Can’t Ignore the Human Capital Challenge for Social Enterprises

New research reveals how to tackle the human capital challenges facing social enterprises.

Why You Need to Focus on Creating Value

Disengaged employees have the capacity to become innovators at your company. All they need is a roadmap and a little push.

Will Ending Energy Poverty Produce a Unicorn?

More than a billion people worldwide need electricity. Will a new breed of decentralized renewable energy company provide it, and create the next…

Invest In Cheese and Eat it Too at Maker’s Common

Featuring America’s best cheese, beer, wine and charcuterie, Maker’s Common “pays homage” to the creators of artisan noshes.

Why Social Entrepreneurship Seems So Much Harder

Launching a startup — commercial or social — requires a herculean effort to scale and sustain. Nonetheless, three key differences make business planning…