Assaf Wand is a true serial entrepreneur with many launches and exits. His most recent venture, Hippo Insurance, is taking on a $100 billion market, with very large, well funded and entrenched competitors.
It's the biggest piece of news from last month that caught my eye: Furniture giant Ikea is expanding tests for customers to rent furniture. In doing so, Ikea is beginning to shift its business model to
You don’t have to attend an awkward business mixer every week to make new connections. You know you should network to help your career, but you’d prefer not to. After a long day at work, standing around
Gone are the days of the 40-hour work week that kept us at work eight hours a day (I find that most startup founders or business owners in Silicon Valley work 50-60 hours a week). Freelancing is becoming
Chicago's colleges and universities reflect the city's thriving startup community. Centers and institutes for entrepreneurship abound, as do courses and MBA concentrations in entrepreneurship. Leaders
Why is it, when the latest clever business idea from a smart entrepreneur takes the world by storm, the rest of us are left thinking ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ Often, the greatest innovations are simple
Personal relationships are essential in today’s business world. The best entrepreneurs seem to have an innate ability to connect with strangers in any situation. They’re able to find common ground and
Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need. Learning the