Jordan Belfort, or more popularly known as the Wolf of Wall Street is a motivational speaker and an American author. He was convicted of fraud crime related to stock market manipulations for which he spent almost 2 years in prison. He was called the “king of funny business” when the American stock market crashed in 1987. After completing his undergraduate studies for New York in … Continue reading Jordan Belfort – The King Of Funny Business
Often the image of a modern day entrepreneur is someone who is a college dropout with a high inclination towards technology, social media and smartphones – typically a male in his 20s! However, recent study shows that over half of the upcoming entrepreneurs from last year were all 40 and older. According to the study conducted by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a nonprofit, entrepreneurs who … Continue reading How important is “age” in Entrepreneurship?
A new research suggests that IPOs can result in diminutive innovation, especially in technology firms. In general, post-IPO companies create products and inventions that are less ambitious and valuable than do firms that remain private. Innovation may slow at public companies because IPOs trigger “brain drain” as employees’ cash in their holdings. Increased scrutiny and accountability to shareholders may also affect the kind of research and development … Continue reading Going Public might kill INNOVATION