Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Five years since the financial meltdown, we look at New York City's blossoming startup scene.

Posted: February 4, 2013, 8:00 AM

Case Study: Flat World Knowledge

Jeff Shelstad thought he had created a better way to publish textbooks. Just one problem: getting college kids to pay. The Backstory As an executive at textbook publisher Pearson Education, Jeff...

Posted: February 4, 2013, 7:00 AM

What It Takes To Get In “Trending Startups” On AngelList

You’re always told of how AngelList is so awesome for people looking for prospective investors and a host of other things. Of course, they never tell you what they’re doing to get investments, and...

Posted: February 4, 2013, 5:30 AM

Keep Your Start-up Ahead of the Competition

Want to stay ahead of the curve? Here are some simple reminders for what it takes to be better than the rest. You've probably heard by now that Dell has announced it will go private with CEO...

Posted: February 3, 2013, 12:28 AM

Getting a Piece of the $430 Million Super Bowl Pie

Through the NFL Emerging Business program, small businesses in New Orleans are getting a crack at the $430 million expected to come in from the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is expected to provide a...

Posted: February 2, 2013, 12:00 AM

Best Advice I Ever Got: Jesse Kirshbaum

The CEO of New Universal Entertainment Agency takes his cues from the industry greats, including Beverly Jackson and Marc Geiger. As the CEO and founder of a music agency, my work time is split...

Posted: February 1, 2013, 8:47 AM

How to Defuse an Anger Bomb

Is other people's anger holding you back from being successful? A Harvard psychiatrist tells how to deal with rage at work. Your boss, co-worker or client comes at you with a red face, raised...

Posted: February 1, 2013, 8:31 AM