Incubating new digital news brands is exactly what traditional news organizations should be doing right now. But they need to treat them as genuine startups, with the expectation that they will eventually leave the nest.
Steven Sinofsky, the former head of Microsoft’s Windows group, has joined Andreessen Horowitz as a board partner.
Musk remained mum on further details on the hyperloop, but talked about his dream of seeing supersonic electric jets.
Entrepreneurs are subject to many of the same biases that cause people to persist with their investments, and don’t necessarily behave to always maximize outcomes when presented with lucrative new opportunities, a new study says.
An annual Stanford University startup competition awarded $150,000 in prize money on Friday to ideas in construction engineering and medical devices, among others.
TechStars, the national startup accelerator program based in Boulder, Colo., is partnering with Chicago’s Excelerate Labs to create the rebranded TechStars Chicago.
A new program launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Health 2.0 aims to play matchmaker for digital health startups and key healthcare organizations in the city.
According to a new report from Startup Genome, a company that provides benchmarking tools to startups and investors, New York ranked fifth on a list of the world’s top startup ecosystems. Silicon Valley led the pack, followed by Tel Aviv, Los Angeles and Seattle.
USEED is like a Kickstarter for education that helps students raise money for research and philanthropic programs, but also provides guidane and encouragement for skills like idea pitching and social media marketing.
As part of an open online course on entrepreneurship in education, Union Square Ventures managing partner Fred Wilson talks about the role of venture capital, potential business models in ed tech and a few areas that are most ripe for innovation.