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6 Costly Legal Mistakes Made by Startups

Launching a startup is undeniably an exciting time. Not only are you finally your own boss, but you also have a chance to become one of the most …

Alibaba’s Trojan Horse for Southeast Asia

Sheji Ho Contributor<p>Sheji Ho is the group CMO of aCommerce.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>11 trends that will shape Southeast Asian eCommerce in 2017<br>• 10 Trends That Will Shape Southeast Asian E-Commerce in 2016<p>It’s been several months since Alibaba’s blockbuster acquisition of Lazada, the leading …

20 Common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share94<p>+12<p>Shares 132<p>While everyone around seems to have a great business idea, not everyone has the preparation to take the idea to the …

Customers

ET deals: GoDaddy web hosting roundup

By on October 24, 2016 at 7:00 am<p>Today, GoDaddy is running a massive sale on a range of excellent products. Whether you’re starting a brand new …

Here's Why One VC Poured Money Into a Marijuana Delivery Startup

As David Chao walks into the glass conference room, there’s nothing unusual about him as an investor. He’s tall, middle-aged with dark hair and …

Startup Life— How to Legal

Recently, my co-founder and I started a mobile e-commerce company called Selbi (Sell-Be) which will launch in the second week of November. This was …

Propulsion Technologies That Will Improve Future Cars’ Efficiency

There are a lot of projects that are focusing on the use of propulsion technology at the moment, and could soon become one of the next biggest …

I spent 2 days at a marijuana business conference — here's how I know the industry is changing

This past weekend, medicinal marijuana patients, business folk, and "potrepreneurs" converged at the New West Summit, San Francisco's business conference related to all things marijuana.<p>But there was something unusual about the event.<p>I didn't hear one person say the word "pot."<p>Or weed. Grass. Dope. …

Crowdsourcing Customer Acquisition: A Cost-Effective Way To Gain Customers For Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p><i>This article was co-written with Morrad Irsane, co-founder and CEO, Melltoo.</i><p>Our startup, Melltoo, hit an important milestone in June this year, when …

The 92 Most Delish Ways To Eat Potatoes

Taters gonna tate.<p>Baked, fried, or mashed, there's no wrong way to cook potatoes. Need more comfort food? Try one of these cozy fall soups. Can't get …

Cooking

Why Mercedes plans to let its self-driving cars kill pedestrians in dicey situations

It sounds like a test to determine someone's level of psychopathy, but it's actually a choice the developers of autonomous vehicles have been faced with since the idea first materialised.<p>In an interview published last week with Car and Driver, the manager of driver-assistance systems at …

Autonomous Cars

Pick Your Purpose: Are You Driven by Money, Fame, or Impact?

Knowing your true motivation for starting a business could make the difference between success and failure.<p>Imagine this: A top venture capitalist is considering funding your startup. He or she invites you out to drinks and asks you this question: "Why are you starting this business? Do you want …

Entrepreneurship

10 Steps to quickly become a successful entrepreneur

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share100<p>+13<p>Shares 121<p>Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work and persistence because, unfortunately, there is no business-startup …

I don’t wanna grow up: When startups start selling to the enterprise

The operational and cultural differences between startups and enterprises are vast. Startups are nimble, making important decisions without having to navigate a lot of red tape. They offer a casual culture of hoodies and bean bag chairs. When was the last time you walked into a startup office and …

Nom Wah Is About To Explode Fast Casual Dumplings All Over New York

Take a good look around when you check out the new counter service outpost of <b>Nom Wah Tea Parlor</b> in Nolita — that food, decor, and vibe may soon be replicated all across New York. The historic dim sum restaurant’s new fast casual location at 10 Kenmare Street is the testing ground for a whole slew …

The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

This 'Super Mario'-themed Airbnb is every Nintendo nerd's dream

LONDON — Nintendo nerds, stop what you're doing. We have just found your ideal holiday destination.<p>One <i>Super Mario</i> fan has made the ultimate tribute …

Retrogaming

10 Success lessons from Evan Spiegel – “Snapchat Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>If Silicon Valley had a bad boy icon, it would be Evan Spiegel. The CEO and co-founder of Snapchat shot to the …

The Mistake That Kills Most Startups and How to Avoid Making It

As a budding entrepreneur, you face hundreds of important decisions every day. What color should the company logo be? Which designer should you hire to build the company website? How should you divide up your budget?<p>But the biggest decisions you'll have to make have to do with product development. …

Product Management

Jack Ma in Indonesia Shows ‘Explosive’ Online Sales Growth

In a testament to the rising consumer potential of the world’s No. 6 emerging market, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has tapped for guidance the …

14 Slides you must have to raise funding for your Startup

When it comes to raising fund, most of the startups find it difficult to sell the idea to investors. It’s quite hard to explain the brand you created …

Fifty Years — The new Silicon Valley VC that wants to save the world AND make money

<b>“We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts separately under a suitable medium. Synthetic food will, of course, also be used in the future. Nor need the pleasures of the table be banished. That gloomy Utopia of tabloid meals</b> …

Falling prices for ride-share services provide competition for CTA

After a long day of auditing work, Kevin Smith sometimes treats himself to a Via ride-share car instead of taking the Brown Line home.<p>Though he often shares the ride with strangers, Smith likes having a guaranteed seat where he can work on his laptop. The flat rate is $1.70 more than an "L" …

How to Attract Talented Employees When You Have No Money

Don’t waste your time with perks.<p><i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in</i> …

Basics of funding every startup guy should know before raise

Why does every entrepreneur need funding from outside of his pocket? Can’t he arrange himself to do business? However, there is a little difference …

How iPhone sales correlate with Google search results

Longbow's Shawn Harrison and Frank Carson rate AAPL a "buy" with a $140 price target, based in part on their tracking of Google search interest around the launches of new iPhones. Interest in iPhone 7 is "close" to that showed for iPhone 6 — Apple's biggest ever product launch — they say.<p>That's a …

What It Will Take for This Fast-Growing Chain to Become the Next Chipotle

In just five short years, freshly minted MBA students Michael Heyne and Dominik Stein took their fast casual Mediterranean food concept and turned it …

6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …