Google for Entrepreneurs and General Assembly have partnered up to create "Tools for Entrepreneurs," video classes for entrepreneurs to grow their skills and grow their businesses. -- Branding is so much more than just a logo. Lauren Perkins explains why your startup needs to focus on branding early on, and how to approach the early stages of branding.

Charlie Rose - Jay - Z

A Conversation with Salman Khan and Elon Musk.

Steve Jobs shares his advice or "secret" to create successful companies.

Fred Wilson being interviewed on PandoDaily.

Jerry Colonna knows the high highs and low lows that confront entrepreneurs. As a VC, he gave Jason his first job, and saw the successful exits of an array of dotcom startups, including Geocities. After the bubble burst, followed shortly after by 9/11, Jerry entered a deep depression.

The UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan) proudly welcomed Guy Kawasaki to the Haas School of Business. Kawasaki, former chief evangelist of Apple and co-founder of Garage Technology Ventures, explained the top ten mistakes that entrepreneurs make. His talk covered all stages of a startup from inception to exit.

How do you successfully recruit for start-ups? Albert Wenger, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures (investors in Twitter, Foursquare, Etsy, Shapeways), shares his tips and pointers for how to entice the best and brightest. He'll discuss recruiting at different stages in the life of a start-up -- from a start-up's initial employees through over 50 employees.

Sarah Lacy talked to Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and SpaceX during PandoMonthly and went into detail on what other entreprenuers should do while raising venture capital, why he isn't going to be doing another Internet startup, his thoughts on CleanTech, the launch of SpaceX, and finally, his plans for the future.

Nina Kjellson, General Partner at InterWest Partners discusses how emotional intelligence gives leaders a competitive advantage. Kjellson emphasizes that solution-oriented leaders with humility, humor, and charisma more easily recruit talented teams.

Since Branson founded Virgin in 1970, the company has grown from a small record outlet to a global powerhouse. Can the brand continue its success without him? Question: What is your advice for entrepreneurs? Richard Branson: I think the most important thing about running a company is to remember all the time what a company is.

Unedited 2005 interview with Paul Graham (for the "Aardvark'd: 12 Weeks with Geeks documentary") discussing hacker culture, and the founding of the YCombinator Summer Founders program.