Start Ups & Funding

Juno, the new ride-sharing startup, is talking with investors about a $30 million round

Juno, a months-old, New York-based ride-sharing service that is planning to take on Uber, is talking with investors about a $30 million round of funding, according to several sources, one of whom said of the valuation [...]

In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

Finally, entrepreneurs in the Middle East have reason to feel good. For years, men and women who launched startups in Amman, Beirut, Cairo, and Dubai struggled, because these places lacked the support networks and the ecosystem to [...]

The no. 1 rule in entrepreneurship: ‘Move fast and break things’

In recent years, innovation has occurred more often and at a faster pace than ever before. On a daily basis, we gain access to brand new inventions, technologies and abilities that change the way we think, the [...]

You don’t need an MBA; but your business plan does need these 5 things

We get it — it’s an exciting time for new businesses. Technology has put the world at your fingertips and seemingly eliminated the gap between the MBA-types and the crafty, untrained entrepreneurs. You now have the [...]

5 ways companies can conquer customer satisfaction

This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. When Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, joined the online shoe and clothing [...]

Stephen Colbert’s First Reaction to Yo App: ‘Y?’

Yo got the Colbert bump last night. Stephen Colbert dedicated an entire segment of his show Thursday night to Yo, a new app that received a tremendous amount of press coverage this week after it reportedly received [...]

Millennial Trains Project Helps Young People Get Their Ideas Moving

When Patrick Dowd traveled to India on a Fulbright scholarship in 2010 to help lead the Jagriti Yatra — a train trip across India that encourages enterprise in small towns — he was inspired by the [...]

American Express Lets You Pay for Uber Rides With Rewards Points

Uber and American Express announced a new partnership on Monday that will let card holders earn and use loyalty rewards points for the ride-sharing service. To take advantage of the program, customers who have enrolled in the [...]

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