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    1. JetBlue Airways Chairman Joel Peterson: Innovation Is Hiding In Plain Sight

      JetBlue Airways Chairman Joel Peterson: Innovation Is Hiding In Plain SightFast CompanySometimes innovation looks like good old fashioned customer service served with a heaping helping of passion from a forward-thinking entrepreneur. Sometimes innovation doesn't look like a new social media channel, iPhone, ...
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    2. Is Now the Right Time To Raise Capital?

      Startup fever is in full gear these days. Between the LinkedIn IPO , billion-dollar valuations, and enthusiasm in the investment community, there's a lot of energy around entrepreneurship right now. These are exciting days for those of us running start-ups. Thankfully, the economic mood surrounding startups changed substantially from when we launched Urban Interns in late 2008 /early 2009 ...
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    3. How To Create A "Big Enough" Company That Fits Your Unique Work And Life Goals

      How To Create A "Big Enough" Company That Fits Your Unique Work And Life Goals
      How To Create A "Big Enough" Company That Fits Your Unique Work And Life GoalsFast CompanyI'm an accidental entrepreneur. I never imagined that I would work for myself. I don't come from a family of entrepreneurs, but I made the decision to strike out on my own in 1998 and start my consulting firm because I wanted to: Develop and implement ...
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    4. A New Cleantech Accelerator, Greenstart, Reveals Its Inaugural Class

      A New Cleantech Accelerator, Greenstart, Reveals Its Inaugural Class
      Fun apps for your phone aren't the only startups that need financial support. These four companies will now have the opportunity to get funding for their ideas to change the face of energy use. It's a rough world out there for cleantech startups. With highly publicized failures like Solyndra in the spotlight, investors are likely wary of taking on anything that isn't a sure bet. But not all hope ...
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    5. How Mobile Adoption Changes The Game For Web [VIDEO]

      There are over 5 billion mobile subscribers in the world. I have no idea how many of them get the internet on their phone, but each day brings new advances in cheap hardware, bandwidth, and services. It's not hard to imagine mobile internet invading all of our lives. Which raises an intriguing question: is mobile THE new standard platform? Will the recent evolutions in interface and user ...
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    6. Three Market-Based Solutions To Pull People Out Of Poverty

      Three Market-Based Solutions To Pull People Out Of Poverty
      Fast CompanyThree Market-Based Solutions To Pull People Out Of PovertyFast CompanyHere's how it works: An aspiring entrepreneur buys a pre-packaged kit, which contains a mobile phone and a microfinance loan. The entrepreneur then sells airtime minutes to neighbors. The opportunity allows the entrepreneurs (usually women) to double ...and more »
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    7. Why Your Startup Doesn’t Need A Coo

      Why Your Startup Doesn’t Need A Coo
      It's very common for startup companies to have COOs. So I know I'm getting myself into a bit of trouble by writing this. But... Startups don't need--shouldn't have--COOs. I have this conversation with every startup that comes to see me and has a CEO and a COO. I think usually a COO title at a startup is an ego thing. You have two founders and it was agreed that one would get the CEO role so the ...
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    8. Who Was Really Celebrating National Small Business Week? | Fast Company

      Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has proclaimed National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions of small businesses to the economic well-being of America. This year President Barack Obama proclaimed National Small Business Week and in doing so hailed small business owners as the backbone of the nation's eco...
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