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The 5 Money Mistakes That Blindside Entrepreneurs
Whether you are starting a family business or inheriting one, managing finances strategically helps protects both the business and the family.  Yet many entrepreneurs start a business without Read More...
Category: Commentary
#MeToo is Changing the Game for Startups
The #MeToo era has created new challenges for entrepreneurs and startups. Cautionary tales abound of startups whose hard-partying culture resulted in sexual harassment, hostile work environments and Read More...
Category: Commentary
How to Grow Your Family Business
This article is part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, the Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange .) Taking a Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Kerry Hannon
Why You Should Name Your Business After Yourself
What's in a name? For many family-run businesses, the business name and family name are the same, linking the reputations of the two, for better or worse. New family business owners often grapple Read More...
Businesses Named After Founders Enjoy Greater Returns
By Sharon Belanzon, Aaron K. Chatterji and Brendan Daley Business history is filled with legendary companies named for their founders: Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Read More...
A Lean Startup Approach to Engaging High School Students
EDITOR’S NOTE: Doris Korda spent more than a decade at Bell Labs and in several corporate ventures, one of which became a billion dollar software business. She made the switch to education 22 years Read More...
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...
Authors: Sandy Yu and Lee Fleming
When Do Scientists Commercialize Their Inventions? Insights From the Theory of Planned Behavior
What would you like to see in the future? Some common answers to this question might include a cure for cancer or other chronic diseases, or technologies that can help feed the world in ways that are Read More...
The Family Business: Matching Older and Younger Entrepreneurs
This article is part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, the Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange . When a Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Kerry Hannon
Case Studies, Movies, TV Shows and Other Family Business Resources
The demand for family business education is soaring around the globe, and several higher education institutions are introducing new courses and programs that focus on this dominant type of business Read More...

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