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A New Study Reveals the 20 Factors That Predict Startup Failure: Do Any Apply to You?

Seventeen percent of startups studied cited the lack of a business model; 17 percent admitted their product wasn't good enough.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You already know that the majority of startups eventually fail. The pervading myth is that between 80 and 90 …

Startups

The best industries for starting your own business

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 29.6 million small businesses were …

How I'm Planning To Protect My Portfolio In A Bear Market

It’s no secret at all that the market is aggressively priced after several consecutive years of above-average returns, and many analysts believe we …

How rich are the rich? If only you knew

“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.”<p>Actor and comedian Chris Rock made this astute statement during a …

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More than 4%

Pipelines, real estate, and oil fuel these lucrative dividends.<p>It's getting harder to find great income-producing stocks these days. Companies just …

Investing

Save $520 (or more) on your next flight with these 4 airfare hacks

Bargain flights grab headlines, but add-ons can send prices soaring. Follow these tips to stay on budget, and travel in comfort.<p>Budget airlines are offering rock-bottom fares, and traditional airlines are fighting back with basic economy bargains. “It’s never been a better time to spend less money …

Flying

The App That Makes Investing in Stocks Easy for Everyone, Even Kids!

Investing in stocks is something that can feel intimidating to learn how to do and difficult to jump into. <b>Stockpile (free)</b> makes it easy to everyone to start trading stocks, even kids. When you buy and sell, Stockpile charges you just $1 for the transaction, the rest is yours. I’ve tried other …

4 Piercing Interview Questions That Expose the Heart of a Job Candidate

I want to hear what it'll be like to work with them while they're grappling with a new problem.<p><i>What is the best interview question you have ever used or heard? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth $100B thanks to Black Friday boom

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has reached a net worth of $100 billion — it's enough this holiday to buy over half a billion Echo speakers or pay the yearly subscriptions of more than 670 million Amazon Music Unlimited accounts.<p>The online retail mogul this week surpassed Bill Gates on the Bloomberg …

Jeff Bezos Is the World's Only $100 Billionaire. Will He Finally Start Giving His Money Away?

Bezos is the world's richest man, but definitely not its most generous.<p>Black Friday was a particularly nice day to be Jeff Bezos. His company Amazon clearly won the day, pulling in an estimated half of all online sales. Those sales totaled more than $5 billion, so you do the math. Wall Street did, …

Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science

It's impossible to think "out of the box" when you're stuck inside a box with a bunch of other people.<p>The notion that collaboration makes people more creative has become conventional wisdom in the business world. Here's a typical example:<p>Collaboration has recently emerged as the defining …

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Venture Capital

24 Top-Ranked, Affordable Franchises You Can Buy for $25,000 or Less

These low-cost franchises are worth your time, energy and investment.<p>Let's face it: Starting a business can be expensive, and most people don't have a million dollars to invest to get their business up and running.<p>The good news is that you don't need <i></i>that kind of money to start a profitable …

Small Business

Here's When Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Says You Should Quit Your Job

Hint: It's not when you probably think--or when a lot of people think.<p>They say that if you want to become highly successful--especially if your definition of success involves entrepreneurship--you need to just quit your day job and do it.<p>Either you're committed or you're not, they say. Either …

15 Businesses You Can Start for $10,000 or Less

Review these best business ideas for entrepreneurs on a budget.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Starting a business can be intimidating. Finding the right idea, dealing with the financials and getting it up and running successfully add up to more than a standard full-time gig. Simply …

Small Business

Best Buy begins selling virtual reality with Samsung's Gear VR

Walk into a major retailer and leave with a VR headset<p>Maybe we should've seen this coming when the commercials started. Seemingly out of nowhere, Samsung has started selling its Gear VR headset at Best Buy. The Galaxy Note 4-powered virtual reality headset can be purchased for $199.99, and Best …

The Smart Way to Start a Successful Company While Keeping Your Job

Moonlighting isn't your only option.<p>Most aspiring entrepreneurs face a dilemma. They want to start a new business but they don't want to give up their jobs--and the security of their paychecks--until they absolutely have to. On the other hand, launching a successful company is consuming enough …

Alibaba Starts Drone Delivery Test In Three-Day Program

Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos is not the only one with a drone-delivery dream. Alibaba’s billionaire founder Jack Ma is also testing drone-delivery services, as the company races to overcome logistics barriers in the country.<p>The initial scope of Alibaba’s experiment is small. The company’s …

Meet the 18-year-old from regional Victoria who started her own small business

Schools need to provide students with more hands-on skills if the government is serious about boosting entrepreneurship, according to an 18-year-old …

Small Businesses and Mobile App Development: A Winning Combination

Technology October 13, 2015 38 Reads share<p>Today, mobile app development has spawned into a big business. According to Forrester research, app …

Apps

From Samsung Gear VR To Oculus Rift The Best Virtual Reality Headsets Of 2016

Virtual reality is here to stay. From new and upcoming games like Minecraft, Sky Sports, Batman: Arkham and Resident Evil 7, which will be offered in …

Virtual Reality

Presence Capital's Phil Chen tells us why he turned down $100 million for his VR-only venture capital fund

Presence is in the process of investing $10 million in dozens of early-stage VR companies, in the hopes of growing the nascent ecosystem around headsets, game platforms, movies and content creation. Presence has already done about 28 deals, earning a reputation as the single most-active VR-focused …

PlayStation VR Named One of the Best Inventions of 2016 by Time Magazine

<i>Time Magazine</i> has posted its annual list of best inventions of the year, with Sony's PlayStation VR making the cut in part for its relatively affordable nature.<p>"In order to access the most cutting-edge virtual reality, people typically have to shell out thousands of dollars--not just for a headset …

Virtual Reality