With the Black Friday shopping season now creeping into Thanksgiving Day and with discounts abounding, some analysts suggest that holiday retail is turning into a zero-sum game. Read more »
A lthough being laid off when she was pregnant wasn't part of Nicole Patel's game plan, she turned that sour experience into a thriving, bittersweet startup.
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R ichard Honen, partner and office leader at Phllips Lytle LLP's Albany location, says the entrepreneurs he works with have a forward-looking mindset and an eye on their second and third startup while finalizing the first.
Honen, who runs the firm's venture capital practice, works with entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capital firms and universities on the legal issues around starting ...3 hours ago
A three-hour drive for a burrito in another state didn't deter Matt Talbot as a freshman at Pennsylvania's Bucknell University.
Nor did missing many of his daughter's first months of life. Neither did announcing to fellow entrepreneurs and investors at Techstars that he and his founders were throwing out their business idea two weeks in.
Few things deter Talbot from getting what he wants. And ...6 hours ago
A very happy Thanksgiving to you and yours from all of us here at Upstart Business Journal. Thanks for reading, for sharing our stories, for sending us tips and for letting us know when we mess up. For everyone who makes Upstart a part of their day, we're very thankful.
Now, without further adieu, we've prepared a veritable feast of Thanksgiving Uplinks. Oh, and don't forget to check out our ...November 26, 2014 | 3:00pm EST
A nita Sarkeesian, the creator of the "Tropes vs Women in Video Games," series, has become the de facto face of Gamergate in many people's eyes. But there is also a man's name on the credits of those videos—a man who in a Bloomberg report today came out once again in clear support of his more famous co-producer after months of silence on his personal blog.
"It's really important that women be ...November 26, 2014 | 2:05pm EST
Turkey is big business. The National Turkey Federation (yes, there is such a thing) says that some 88 percent of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving to the tune of about 46 million turkeys every year. But the traditional bird is also a loss leader. Bloomberg reports that wholesale prices have gone up thanks to the record-high cost of feed during a 2012 drought (two-thirds of the cost of raising ...November 26, 2014 | 1:35pm EST
S tartups themselves are nothing new. Even the creativity and innovation with which Gen Y approaches its startups is nothing new – just ask Steve Jobs, Reed Hastings, or Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
What is new about the way Gen Y is creating its startups is the way they're going about it.
With so many resources, supporters, and process solutions available at their fingertips, it's hardly ...November 26, 2014 | 12:35pm EST
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