There is no substitute for diving into the key details of a new startup. Executives from large companies have sometimes long forgotten how to do this (“My people will contact your people to work out the details.”). Others hire consultants or outsource much of the real work. These executives won’t survive long in a startup […]
Cardinal Sin #1: Delusions of Grandeur The worst kind of founder is one who thinks they are the second coming of Christ. NO, your company isn’t going to be worth billions. NO, your idea won’t change the world and feed the poor or stop climate change or bring peace to the Middle East or save […]
Josh Lipton reports many companies are choosing to stay private longer. If they need cash, some are choosing to go to a secondary market.
Carl Icahn, noted Wall Street giant and successful investor, spoke at the Drexel University LeBow College of Business commencement ceremony on June 14, 2008. It couldn’t be more appropriate that his speech focused on what he saw as the main management problem plaguing American business today, and what he felt the new graduates could do […]
Today, we sit down with Jonathan Ages, Founder and Editor of Blood, Sweat & Cheers, a website dedicated to helping you find cool ways to spend your free time, either with exercise or a beer. What does “Made in NY™” mean to you and your company? I’m Canadian. I came to New York City […]