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Chad Anderson, CEO Space Angels Network

This early SpaceX investor watched Elon Musk bounce back from failure — and the VC says he wants the same qualities when hunting for startup fou...

The venture capitalist watched Musk speak with employees after a rocket launch failed and the company used up the last of its $100 million in funding.

PRESENTING: The first-time founder’s ultimate guide to hiring top talent, from a Greylock partner, a former Googler, and a consultant to Spotify...

We talked to nine founders and academics about the best ways to hire at an early-stage startup, from interview questions to pitfalls to avoid.
Choose something you've personally experienced, says Kara Goldin, pictured.

A CEO gives the same piece of advice to all new entrepreneurs about picking a compelling business problem to solve

The best business advice from Kara Goldin, founder and CEO of Hint, is to solve a problem you've personally faced. Otherwise, you'll lose interest.

The 7 things you should consider before working for a startup founder

Business Insider asked four experts about working for startups, and here are their tips to help you decide if this position is right for you.
F3 partners Sutian Dong and Anu Duggal have gathered a network of female entrepreneurs with their new Venture Advisor and Scout Program.

This founder couldn’t convince male investors to fund her smash-hit wedding startup — now she’s part of a plan to bust up ‘the...

New York-based venture firm F3 has founded a new program to mentor and advise female entrepreneurs in cities throughout the US.

These dentists-turned-entrepreneurs invented a clever way to choose the lowest price you want to pay for dental treatment — here’s how it ...

Two Brooklyn-based dentists have created a tool that matches patients and dentists by price and location.

This 28-year-old Silicon Valley investor builds businesses by helping entrepreneurs fall in love

"Everyone is more productive when they fall in love," says Masha Drokova, founder of Day One Ventures.
Tom Bender and Greg Hochmuth.

Former Google and Instagram engineers got millions to take TV into the future — here’s what it looks like

"Longform, professional vertical video is the next trend in television," says Dreams cofounder and former Google product manager Tom Bender.

Immigrants founded and co-founded half of all the billion-dollar startups in 2016, creating over 33,000 jobs

The Department of Homeland Security filed a proposal that would rescind a rule allowing immigrant founders the opportunity to stay in the country a few years longer, and experts believe this will decrease the amount of jobs available rather than open jobs up for Americans.
A young Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.

The idea that most successful startup founders are in their twenties is a myth — the average entrepreneur is much older

Startup founders are more likely to be in their forties than their twenties, a new study by MIT reveals.