Founders Flash

This week’s articles profile a tech start-up that allows you to charge your smartphone with fire, discuss the future of successful entrepreneurship, stress the importance of recognizing and utilizing intrapreneurs, and explain how Fab.com’s founder managed to raise $325 million in funding after his first venture went bust.

Charge It With Fire! FlameStower Turns Your Campfire Into A USB Phone-Charger – Natasha Lomas, Tech Crunch

FlameStower has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to get its fire-fueled USB charger to market.

The Future of Entrepreneurship & Business – Jason Nazar, Forbes

The rules of business are changing – here’s a few predictions on what the future brings for entrepreneurs.  

Recognize Intrapreneurs Before They Leave - Vijay Govindarajan and Jatin Desai , Harvard Business Review

There are a lot of great ideas floating around your company, and if you find the right intrapreneurs, they can help you strengthen your business.

How Fab.com’s Jason Goldberg Hustled His Way to $325 Million – Danielle Sacks, Fast Company

After vaporizing $48 million on his first venture, Jason Goldberg still managed to receive $325 million in funding for Fab.com.

 
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