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What Yahoo's Past May Say About Apple's Future

If you traveled back 10 years and told people what was going to happen to three of digital...

How to create and dominate markets

On April 3, 2010, Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage for one of his famously dramatic product...

How to become a Category Designer

"The most exciting companies create. They give us new ways of living, thinking, or doing business,...

Palantir buyback plan shows need for new Silicon Valley pay system

Palantir Technologies’ $225 million offer to repurchase its employees’ privately held shares hints...

Category Designers discover IPO sweet spot

As you know, if you were in the Play Bigger cross hairs this last quarter, you heard a lot from us...

Dare to do legendary things

Mike Maples Jr., co-founder of the venture capital firm Floodgate, explains what entrepreneurs...

Writing a book the way a team builds software... or U2 writes songs

We think we’ve invented a new way to write a business book.

The Genius of Zero-Billion-Dollar Markets

According to co-founder Marc Randolph, he and Hastings had the idea to start an e-commerce company...

Tech Bubble? No, it's a startup wealth gap

The technology industry has what you might call a “Cosby”—a dark secret that undercuts its image.

The startup version of the wealth gap

Entrepreneurship has never been easier, but entrepreneurship is on the decline. I first heard this...

Don't let the money make you a dummy

Technology IPOs are stacking up like groupies at a Motley Crue concert. Dozens of companies,...