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2 CEOs Reveal How They Got Their First Customers And Raised Capital

To lead successfully, companies must win customers and investors -- these two CEOs demonstrate how they are building sustainable growth trajectories and raising capital.<p>Do you have a great idea for a new business? Do you want to turn that idea into a company that will change the world? If so, I …

Sorry, Millennials: Research Shows Older Founders Are Twice as Likely to Start Successful Businesses

Youth has its place in the startup world. But the data shows that success comes with age.<p>The image of startup founders in Silicon Valley (and other entrepreneurial hubs) as twenty-somethings armed with business plans, millions in venture funding, and a closet full of t-shirts has practically …

Kellogg School

7 Myths About Passive Income You Can't Afford to Believe

All entrepreneurs seek passive income. What only a few know, however, is how to separate fact from fiction.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wouldn't it be great to earn money while you're relaxing on the beach?<p>Few concepts are more appealing than passive income. After …

Small Business

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

Can You be Sure Your Startup Idea is a Good One?

Before you begin with a startup, you need to first have an idea for what you are going to do. As long as you have some understanding of what it is …

Startups

Report: 59% of employed data scientists learned skills on their own or via a MOOC

Data scientists are in high demand and short supply, but they may not need a degree in computer science to get a job, according to a new report from …

8 Startups Trying to Make 2018 a Little Easier for Everyone

You don't need to invent something completely, you just need to make what we already do, better.<p>2017 is already coming to a close and it's time to start thinking about what's next. Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple get the headlines but there are millions of startups and under-the-radar businesses …

Here's Some Actionable Advice for Starting a Successful Startup

Steve Jobs once said, “Apple still operates like a startup.”<p>He meant that you don’t need a large staff when it comes to your creative team. You just …

The Internet Is Not Your ATM - Copyblogger

Maybe you have hopes and dreams about making a living online.<p>Maybe you’ve envisioned a beautiful future where you work four hours a week, you never …

10 Business Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Tuning Into

You’re slammed with the daily challenges of running your business. How do you find time to learn about ways to solve sticky problems or learn new strategies to help you grow your business?<p>One solution: Listen to small business podcasts. Many entrepreneurs are tuning into them because they are …

Entrepreneurship

Top 5 Ways to Go Into Business for Yourself

Research your target, time it right and then it's all about follow through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business makes the world go around. You can either work for one or make your own. I’ve always believed that it’s better to control your own destiny, though.<p>The way …

Entrepreneurship

Breaking Free of Fear

When you turn fear against itself, you can find courage to live the life you've always wanted.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You became an entrepreneur because you have something great within you that you want to share with the world. Far too often, however, this …

Entrepreneurship

4 reasons why running a small business beats owning a startup

These days, it seems like almost anyone who owns a laptop is trying to launch their own startup. They all have a dream of turning their “great idea” into the next Lyft or Airbnb — in other words, a startup that goes from a few people sitting on boxes in the garage to a major power player that …

Beauty Tech Wins at the L'Oréal Digital NEXT Generation Awards

What an exciting time to be a beauty entrepreneur. According to a report by <b>Forbes,</b> the industry is expected to be a $445 billion market and expected …

How To Test A Business Idea

You have a great idea, and you’re ready to dive into entrepreneurship. But, are you sure your idea is viable? Before investing in a new business, you need to test your idea’s true potential.<p>Testing your small business idea<p>Do you know your business idea’s chances of success? Use these four …

5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, the internet …

Entrepreneurship

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book represents a …

Self-improvement

The Shocking Reality of Scaling an Online Business

It's not magic; it's just math.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from Daniel DiPiazz's new book Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start An Epic Business, Score The Life You Want.</i><p>It’s two-thirty in the morning, and you’ve woken up …

Business Strategy

Proptech: the businesses transforming the housing market

A new generation of property-tech entrepreneurs is transforming the multi-billion pound industry by seeking to change how we buy, sell and rent<p>The property sector is a multi-billion pound industry that affects all of us at some point in our lives. But, dominated by large, traditional high-street …

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch

Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer.<p>Everyday …

The Startup That Just Might Threaten Google

Unacast is out to change the world of advertising forever -- and it just might succeed.<p>Thomas Walle and Kjartan Slette started Unacast after coming to a major realization: that the average person spends 30% of their time in front of their phone and computer. But what about the other 70%?<p>We spend …

Scott Belsky: How a founder built a $150 million company and turned half of his employees into millionaires - Success! How I Did It

article<p>https://www.breaker.audio/success-how-i-did-it/e/16768679<p>Scott Belsky began his career at Goldman Sachs. But he didn't like it, so he saved …

AirAsia buys 50% stake in travel planning startup Touristly for $2.6M

AirAsia, the budget airline for Southeast Asia that’s headquartered in Malaysia, isn’t commonly associated with startup investments, but today the company announced that it has bought a 50 percent share in trip planning service Touristly in a deal worth MYR 11.5 million, or $2.6 million.<p>The deal …

How two millennials are changing the tech startup industry

The two millennials who launched their own technology development and coding company, WeKanCode, are finding new ways to prepare clients for the …

This Is How You Know If You Have a Startup Idea Worth Spending Your Time or Money On [VIDEO] | Inc.com

VIDEO • STARTUP<p>This Is How You Know If You Have a Startup Idea Worth Spending Your Time or Money On<p>This Is How You Know If You Have a Startup Idea Worth Spending Your Time or Money On<p>Product/market fit is the holy grail for entrepreneurs. Startup expert Steve Blank explains the process for finding …

Yes, React is taking over front-end development. The question is why.

Here are a few reasons why React has become so popular so quickly:<p>Working with the DOM API is hard. React basically gives developers the ability to …

This Australian Startup Is The Uber For Freelancers

Talent shortage is a pain point felt by all organizations in developed countries. But the emergence of the sharing economy and freelance marketplaces has promoted the feasibility of borderless talent sharing.<p>It is now possible for people to connect to a pool of talented people with no location …

3 software development trends you don’t want to miss

The world of software development is a fast paced and ever changing landscape.<p>Developers want to work on exciting things. New tools, languages, frameworks and innovations are constantly emerging and revolutionizing the industry.<p>So, are you taking advantage of these software development trends that …

How to Raise Venture Capital Abroad

It's a struggle for many founders.<p><i>By Nathan Lustig, managing partner of Magma Partners.</i><p>You're only a Google search away from some great articles about how to raise venture capital for your startup. But almost all of them are U.S. centric. While international venture capital has increased …