Smith sounds off on China, the U.S. economy, the value of a good name, and why the government shouldn't pay for a liberal arts education.
By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- When Fred Smith founded FedEx in 1971, he had just returned from the Vietnam War, where he had served as a Marine platoon leader and then a pilot, and he was casting around for something to do. As legend MOREMay 11, 2012 5:00 AM ET
With $3,000 of seed capital from Harvard Business School, around 150 MBA teams were tasked with developing their very own micro-businesses in short order. Here's what they came up with.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- The idea initially came as something of a joke.
Earlier this year, a team of six Harvard Business School MBA students was brainstorming ideas for a new startup business. They came up with a peculiar takeoff on MOREApr 24, 2012 11:26 AM ET
The dizzying pace of a startup company frequently leads to legal mistakes that could shake a budding company to its core. Entrepreneurs, take note: Here are a few things to keep in mind.
By Benjamin K. Riley, contributor
Startup or emerging growth companies have to act decisively, efficiently and quickly. But the frenetic pace and other challenges these companies face often lead to serious legal mistakes. All too often, these companies MOREFeb 17, 2011 10:38 AM ET
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