James Ling – real-life rags to riches story

Ling, his wife Doris Wang, and family members offering a toast during his 69th birthday bash. MIRI: Coming from a poor family that tapped rubber and tending to pepper vines for a living, Datuk James ...

How One Social Entrepreneur Saved 100,000 Lives

Jenny Bowen wouldn’t call herself a social entrepreneur or a growth hacker. She’d be unlikely to label her organization a social venture. Yet in 2007, Bowen was awarded the American Chamber of Commer...

When It Comes to Entrepreneurship, Be A Pig

I spent a few enjoyable days last week on the campus of several Big Ten universities talking to many people about their entrepreneurship programs. More than once a reference was made to the old saw, ...

Richard Branson remains the face, spirit of Virgin

Branson NEW YORK – Richard Branson arrives at the Manhattan showroom of Shinola, an American-made watch company. There are no flashing cameras nor any deals in the making. He just sits on a couch in ...

Murdoch vs Packer is on again

Old fight, new venue: the Murdoch and Packer dynasties will compete for the online real estate advertising market in the US. Washington The Murdoch family will renew its business rivalry against Jame...