During Spike Lee's talk about collaborating with Michael Jackson the lesson he learned is that sometimes working with talented people means knowing when to relinquish control. Read more »
As 2013 draws to a close, a small group of tech companies that have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in venture money remain in private control with no announced plans to go public.
In fact, many from a new list of the top 25-funded tech companies compiled by Mattermark appear to have a clear aversion to public ownership. Funding information for the ranking was gathered from public ...11 minutes ago
Koefoed will be ...3 hours ago
Links that got us thinking on Friday, December 6:
The magazine publishing giant Condé Nast has been splashing around in e-commerce for some time via investments in various startups. Now it is planning its own dive into the business, with the U.S. and international sides teaming up on a new online shopping division.
Fran Zayan, who heads up e-commerce activities at Paris’ department store destination Galeries Lafayette, will be based in London ...20 hours ago
What's your #1 tip for raising your target funding amount using crowdsourcing?
Reward the Media
"With a compelling offer to your backers, anticipation is built, and a great story is created. You'll attract more backers and give the media something interesting to cover."
Provide Crowd Value
"Kickstarter and Indiegogo have provided a huge platform ...21 hours ago
In October 23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki was featured on the cover of Fast Company along with the title, “The Most Daring CEO in America.” Yesterday her company, which offered genetic tests to help people anticipate potential health risks stopped offering the tests, following a row with the FDA over the company’s failure to obtain permission to market the product.
In painfully contorted ...22 hours ago
The Pantone Color of the Year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid, a purplish hue that the head of the color trend authority predicts will be appearing in everything from lipstick to carpeting and which, oddly enough, is associated with some key entrepreneurial traits.
Here’s Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of Carlstadt, New Jersey-based Pantone Color Institute, in a news release announcing the ...24 hours ago
Which entrepreneur are you rooting for in the corporate space race?
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