Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
The Most Exclusive Boys' Club: America's Largest Startups
A Fortune analysis finds most of the largest, most celebrated and powerful startups have no women on their boards. Find out which ones — and what they say about it.
Top Investors Hold 'Pitch Competition' For Women Only
The goal? To help female founders connect with leading VCs in Boston. Here’s what happened.
Two Books About Venture Capital That Every Entrepreneur Should Read
There are two books worth reading cover to cover that can help entrepreneurs understand venture capitalists better.
VC Bubble or Not, Sea of Funding Options is Boon for Entrepreneurs
Whether or not a bubble exists, it is clear that soaring valuations, increased venture funding, and a sea of new financing options are opening up more doors for entrepreneurs seeking funding.
How One Startup Grew a $100M Business Without Spending Venture Capital
Software company Tableau grew its startup to a $100 million business without spending any venture capital. Here's how its three co-founders did it.
What's the Value in a Brand Name?
Companies invest a lot of resources, including time, talent and capital, in an effort to procure a positive status in the minds of potential customers. But how much value do com...