• STARTUPS
    Why Art Business Incubators are Boosting Startups

    A new kind of retail incubator has emerged in recent years, providing support for arts-oriented start-ups. One example is the Cleveland Flea, which helps turn Northeast Ohio artists into retail entrepreneurs by offering support services, connections to suppliers, and market access. Some observers have argued that these incubators have led to a dramatic rise in the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why Revenue Is Not the Most Important Thing (and What Is)

    Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring founders. In science and technology there is a wide and persistent gap when it comes to who is innovating. According to recent data assembled by […]

  • NEWS
    Why Handmade Matters

    We live in a world where many things are mass produced. Not that there is anything necessarily wrong with that. It’s great that some things are manufactured in massive quantities in order to fill a worldwide demand for them. But it’s also wonderful that more people everywhere are beginning to embrace things that are made […]

  • PODCASTS
    The Pub’ #96: How to make kids’ podcasts and why you should

    Half a century after public television made children’s programming one of its core missions, public radio is finally getting into the game with kids’ podcasts like NPR’s Wow in the World, MPR/KPCC’s Brains On! and VPR’s But Why. According to Lindsay Patterson, co-founder of the children’s podcast advocacy organization Kids Listen, there’s a reason why podcasting may be better suited […]

  • PODCASTS
    Why Podcasts Are Popular (And 4 Content Lessons To Learn From Them)

    In case you weren’t aware, podcasts are seeing an enormous surge in popularity. At least 112 million Americans have listened to podcasts, a figure up 11 percent from last year, with 67 million listening to podcasts at least monthly. Content producers and advertisers both are clamoring for more visibility (or listenability) in the space, and there’s […]

  • STARTUPS
    Three founders ousted in three weeks; why startups fail to check sexual harassment

    “I made advances towards multiple women in work-related situations, where it was clearly inappropriate. I put people in compromising and inappropriate situations, and I selfishly took advantage of those situations…. My behavior was inexcusable and wrong.” Thus begun the confessional blog post titled ‘I’m a creep. I’m sorry’ by Dave McClure, co-founder and managing partner […]

  • STARTUPS
    Why Employees Quit Startups: A Reality Check

    The world of startups is an ever evolving one. The lives of those who work at these hubs of excitement, creativity, and fun are never boring. Countless fresh graduates dream of entering this wonderland the minute they are done with college and startups are increasingly beating their corporate counterparts by becoming preferred employers. While all of […]

  • SUCCESS
    Why China is Wishing PM Modi Success For His Meeting With Trump

    China and India don’t always see eye to eye on important issues, but our larger neighbour is closely watching how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States pans out and is hoping Modi is able to sway US President Donald Trump on important issues. This turnaround in Beijing’s concerns has come as the […]

  • STARTUPS
    Why Bad Things Happen to Clean-Energy Startups

    The startup, which sold big batteries for renewable projects and power grids, was founded by Jay Whitacre, a materials science professor at Carnegie Mellon who previously developed batteries for Mars rovers at NASA. It raised nearly $200 million from prominent investors, including Bill Gates, and venture capitalists at Kleiner Perkins and Shell. Perhaps most important […]