On March 22, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment of the Financial Services Committee conducted a hearing entitled “The JOBS Act at Five: Examining Its Impact and Ensuring the Competitiveness of the U.S. Capital Markets”, focusing on the impact of JOBS Act at 5the JOBS Act on the U.S. capital markets and its effect on capital

Lane Becker, Former CEO of Get Satisfaction
Lane Becker, Former CEO of Get Satisfaction

The Founder of a $50 Million Startup Just Sold His Company — And He Didn’t Make a Dime”.  Such was the provocative headline of the Business Insider article last year reporting the sad tale of young entrepreneur Lane Becker and how he

The second annual Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit was held on October 11 in New York City and I was thrilled to attend.  This year, the Summit was sub-captioned “The Beginning:  From Nothing to Something”, and featured presentations from mostly Cornell entrepreneur-alums, one VC-alum and a few reps from entrepreneurship@cornell, the campus-wide program that promotes