Crowdfunded Ventures: Where Angels Dare to Tread

By Sandy Yu, Scott Johnson, Chiayu Lai, Antonio Cricelli and Lee Fleming As Silicon Valley, Boston and metropolitan New York show, entrepreneurship can drive the prosperity of a region -- creating Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Sandy Yu and Lee Fleming

Will Music Schools Embrace Multimedia Software?

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it." - W.C. Fields In the fall of 2010, Dejen Tesfiagiorgis sat in his tiny incubator office on Read More...

Category: Theory and Research

Authors: Alec Johnson and Jay Ebben

Are Business Plans Really Necessary?

For a new venture, a business plan is an essential part of attracting investment and ensuring success.  Or is it? In this spirited discussion, reminiscent of "Point/Counterpoint," Eapen Chacko Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Eapen Chacko and Brent Goldfarb

A More User-Friendly Way to Track Liquidity

“Return on Equity” provides a general indicator of the level of earnings and operational cash flow a firm generates in relation to the cost of long term capital invested in the enterprise. As Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Phil Greenwood

Turning Good Business Presentations Into Great Ones

We've all seen a presentation, sales pitch or TV commercial that really struck home. Whether it made us laugh, think or cry (or something in between), powerful messages with the right Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Author: Joan Moser

The Harrowing Journey of Finding Investors

  Entrepreneurs are generally far more interested in creating a product or service and getting it to market than the tedious and often humbling process of obtaining funding.  Yet, finding Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Linda Hall