Fortune magazine recently ran an article on just what an entrepreneur in the US looks like. According to the article, “Bill Gates. Steve Jobs. FedEx’s Fred Smith. The image of the entrepreneur as whiz kid has serious currency in American business lore.
According to a recent report from Cooley, Godward, Kronish, LLP the future is a bit brighter for companies out looking for Venture funding. The data revealed that the median for pre-money valuations has increased slightly and the report also pointed out that a higher percentage of deals were up rounds.
A group of about 40 Taiwanese businessmen and scientists, who were in the U.S. to learn about how best to commercialize technologies from the lab, were treated last Thursday to a University of Washington panel of three veterans of the process, who shared their experiences and the lessons they’ve learned.
As a leader, how often have you experienced resistance to a change when you are attempting to make improvements? Even in cases where changes seem minimal, resistance oftentimes occurs.
Are we ready for Congress to require that employers provide paid sick days to all employees? Five states (New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Hawaii and California) plus Puerto Rico mandate that employers provide short-term disability insurance benefits for employees with non-work-related injuries and illnesses.