New YouTube Series: One Minute of Wisdom for Busy Entrepreneurs

Not everyone has time to keep up with the best thinking on founding, funding, or growing a startup, especially if they have just launched a business or  if they have a day job . That is why EIX Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: John Buday

The ABCs of Creating an Innovative Company

EDITOR'S NOTE: Many entrepreneurs struggle to define innovation: whether it’s a product or a process; a radical or gradual change; and even a threat or an opportunity. However, in a world where AI Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Steve Wunker

Giving a Lift to Those in Need

Like millions of Americans, Steve Powell was a caregiver for his aging parents. "My mother and father both had a chronic falling problem," the former tech worker said in a phone interview. "It got to Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Erin Jay

Our Mission: Bringing You Research-Based Business Insights

This month, the EIX platform marks its 10 th anniversary. Along with our anniversary, we are also celebrating a milestone in viewership: We will achieve 12 million page views for the academic year Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jon Eckhardt

Entrepreneurship in the Era of Disinformation

EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve Blank has had a celebrated career as a serial entrepreneur and founder of the Lean Startup movement, which for the first time gave startups a methodology for success. He received Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Steve Blank

Meeting the Needs of Midlife Entrepreneurs

Changing demographics, economic upheavals, and other factors have led to a big increase in people who choose to start their own businesses late in life. The  Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: David Deeds

Our Best Advice on Using AI to Grow Your Business

Just two years ago, generative AI was not on anyone's radar. But today, it promises to be one of the most disruptive forces in the business world in the future. We have seen it in our own Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Mat Hughes and David Townsend

A Crash Course in Hiring Your Startup's First Employees

It is always exciting when a startup grows big enough to hire beyond the founding team. It can also be frightening for the founders, because being an employer means new responsibilities: Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Gavin Williamson

Mid-Career Plot Twist: Opening a Bookstore

  Across the whole of America they come: the lawyers and financiers, marketers and architects, librarians (of course) and writers and teachers. In a second — or even third — career, they are Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Ellen Ryan

How to Turn a Hobby Into a Business

Courtney Burton has spent most of her career in the retail industry. She was a merchant for several major companies, including Target, CVS, Albertson's and Lane Bryant. For the last 11 years of her Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Chris Farrell