David Cohen, founder of Colorado-based TechStars, discusses his innovative program for seeding and incubating high-tech startups.
I have long opined that new media models will not kill traditional media but merely shift how traditional media works. Yesterday’s Chart of the Day from Silicon Alley Insider bolsters this view, as it shows Hulu making significant gains against YouTube.
What happens if you believe in the power of social media but the rest of your company does not? Do you take matters into your own hands and start interacting with customers online? Or do you respect the wishes of your bosses and keep your head down by doing the job you were hired to do?
Most of us think about taxes when we think about successful businesses. Some of us contemplate basic regulations. But few of us consider just how much government action inspires, influences, and impedes innovation, often unintentionally. As entrepreneurs and investors we need to better understand the role the government plays — intentionally and otherwise. They may…
Sacha Pfeiffer of the Boston Globe talks with Chip about the trend toward older Americans preferring bolder, spicier flavors in their food.
In my early years of engagement with technology in the 1980’s, there were quite a few platforms available. A wide variety of operating systems and hardware providers battled for prominence in the marketplace. If you’re of a certain age, you may smile or cringe as you think back to names like Commodore 64, Apple II, Macintosh, TRS-80, Tandy 1000, IBM PC Jr., and Amiga. And that’s just a few of the more consumer-friendly offerings in the marketplace!
Betty Hallock, food writer for the Los Angeles Times, joins chip to talk about the new trend of edible cocktails in high-end bars and restaurants.