October 8, 2018

A startup CEO who was turned down 100 times before raising $5 million says he suffers from ‘impostor syndrome’ — and he hopes it never goes away

“Impostor syndrome” is the phenomenon in which people don’t think they deserve their success and fear being exposed as frauds. Johnny Reinsch, CEO of fintech startup […]
October 8, 2018

How to Build a High-growth Sales Team

MentorcliQ Principal Phil George shares tips on how to build a sales pipeline and a sales organization to create this level of startup growth. thumbnail courtesy […]
October 3, 2018

The founder of a multimillion-dollar company with more than 100 locations got her business idea from asking all of her early clients the same question

Alli Webb opened Drybar in 2008 — a brick-and-mortar salon where women can get their hair blow-dried without a cut or color. Before she opened Drybar, Webb […]
October 3, 2018

Facebook’s former Messenger boss calls WhatsApp co-founder a ‘new standard of low-class’

If the sudden resignation of Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger wasn’t enough to make it a tense and taxing week at Facebook headquarters, a […]
October 3, 2018

All 700 employees at this startup work remotely. Here’s why one of its top execs says it’s given them a major edge on the competition

InVision is a software startup that has 700 employees, but no office space. The company was founded on remote work.  InVision’s chief people officer Mark Frein […]
September 21, 2018

A music exec who lived through the industry’s darkest period reveals what to do when a technological tsunami is about to crush your business

  To hear the experts tell it, if your business is connected to healthcare, energy, financial services manufacturing or call centers, then there’s a chance you’ll […]
September 21, 2018

Venture Funding Flows to New York City Tech Startups

New York City startups have been snapping up increasingly lucrative deals in recent years. While Silicon Valley continues to lead venture-capital funding in the U.S., investors […]
September 12, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Business Podcasts

This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. I recently asked Term Sheet readers for their recommendations of […]
August 20, 2018

This VC explains why she’s sticking to small checks even as $100 million rounds become the norm in Silicon Valley

In a world where startups see a growing number of zeros at the ends of checks — and, thus, at the end of their private-market valuations, […]
August 20, 2018

21 female angel investors every startup founder should know

For early-stage startups seeking capital, an investment from an angel investor can make all the difference when getting your company off the ground. While both angel […]
August 12, 2018

A Wall Streeter-turned-VC uses a strategy from his investing career to make the personal decisions that stress him out most

Entrepreneur and investor Patrick McGinnis discussed how “Fear Of Better Options” can lead to being overly hesitant in taking decisions in an interview with The New […]
August 12, 2018

This founder couldn’t convince male investors to fund her smash-hit wedding startup — now she’s part of a plan to bust …

When Zola co-founder Shan-Lyn Ma first began pitching her idea for a one-stop wedding site to investors, she says they were mostly unimpressed. Ma said she […]
August 11, 2018

The 17-year-old entrepreneur running a business saving Aussies thousands

The 17-year-old entrepreneur running a business saving Aussies thousands thumbnail courtesy of nine.com.au
August 10, 2018

How to Connect With Influencers and Famous People

The best way to talk to tastemakers is to provide value. How to Connect With Influencers and Famous People thumbnail courtesy of entrepreneur.com
August 10, 2018

In less than 4 years, this entrepreneur built a $23 billion company and became one of the richest people in China. Here’s what he knew that most entrepreneurs don’t

Colin Huang is the founder and CEO of a shopping app called Pinduoduo, which is used by as many as five million people in China every […]
August 7, 2018

For Decades, These Same 3 Issues Have Held Women Entrepreneurs Back. Here’s What You Can Do About It.

Since my book Dive Right In – The Sharks Won’t Bite: The Entrepreneurial Woman’s Guide to Success was published in 1995, I have seen plenty of […]
August 6, 2018

A 35-year-old who dropped out of high school had a vision of a utopian future for China, the US, and the world — and it’s led her to the forefront of a tech startup worth $3 billion

The Chinese education startup VIPKid, which connects fluent English-speaking teachers with Chinese students, raised $500 million in April for a valuation of over $3 billion. The […]
August 6, 2018

The Surprising Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Motives and Obstacles in Becoming Entrepreneurs

A new survey exposes perceived obstacles to success in entrepreneurship based on gender. The Surprising Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Motives and Obstacles in Becoming Entrepreneurs […]
August 6, 2018

Trying to get VC money from SoftBank? Here’s what you need to know about Masayoshi Son’s strategy

Masayoshi Son. (Credit: nobihaya/Wikimedia Commons, Pixabay) Startups backed by Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund are reporting back on what it’s like to be part of […]
August 6, 2018

A buzzy startup raised $57 million from Peter Thiel and Y Combinator using these 19 slides

A startup can have millions of venture dollars in the bank and not get approved for a credit card. That’s because old-school banks and credit institutions […]

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