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How Yellow Card crypto exchange serves the underserved
Yellow Card CEO Chris Maurice (left) and CTO Justin Poiroux (right) with investor Bob Browning, retired EML Payments non-executive director. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the sixth in a series of articles Read More...
Category: Student Feature
Our Best Advice for Powering Through the Crisis
Since March we’ve published many articles about how small businesses, family businesses and startups can survive this pandemic, build resilience and get ready for what comes next.  Here they Read More...
Category: Commentary
How MIT Helped Cultivate Generations of Entrepreneurs
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is known around the world as a center of learning and knowledge creation. But what is less well-known is the central role the university has played in Read More...
Virtual care startup Zipnosis aids the fight against the coronavirus
Zipnosis, a digital health company based in Minneapolis, is playing an important role in enabling patients to communicate with health care providers without leaving their homes. Since 2008, Zipnosis' Read More...
Category: Commentary
The 5 Mortal Sins of New Product Development
Sometimes an innovator or new company has an idea for a product that seems to have blockbuster potential -- only to fizzle and flop.  Why does this happen? In this interview with EIX's Kim Read More...
Scholars Should Study Everyday Entrepreneurs, Not Gazelles
Alongside the business media, academic research on entrepreneurship has been consumed by Silicon Valley mania, caught up for decades in the wild hype over startup “unicorns” and “gazelles.” Read More...
Founderitis: A Silent Killer of Startups
It is well-known that only a small fraction of startups achieve long-lasting success. They often fail not because their idea is poor but because of problems executing on their idea. One area that is Read More...
Startups Can Attract Employees and Financing Through 'Borrowed' Reputations
New firms must attract two kinds of resources: talent and money. A recent study that I conducted with Tom Vanacker of Ghent University explored how a new firm's affiliations with venture capital Read More...
eFest2018 Winner is Making Life More Colorful for Diabetics
Meghan Sharkus of ExpressionMed, the eFest2018 grand prize winner, has made it her mission to make life more fun and fashionable for diabetics who must wear insulin devices every day. The colorful Read More...
Category: Commentary
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...

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