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Pandora matches Spotify and Apple Music with new $15-a-month family plan

Pandora is launching a new Premium Family plan that gives up to six users unlimited music streaming for $15 a month. The deal matches the price of family plans from Spotify and Apple Music, which offer access for to up to five and six individuals, respectively.<p>With Pandora’s Premium Family plan, …

5 Mental Powers Every Entrepreneur Can Develop

High performers aren't superhuman, they've just honed their minds in ways anyone could but few do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm both fascinated by and perpetually in awe of people like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and Tim Ferriss. They accomplish, grow, connect …

Self-improvement

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone invests in Artificial Intelligence-powered Delhi-based health start-up Visit

<b>New Delhi</b>: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has invested in a Delhi-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot "Visit" which is the brainchild of …

Why Humility Plays an Important Role in an Entrepreneur's Life

Humility is a vital entrepreneurial quality needed for success<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In our day to day life we always keep in mind the polite nature of a shopkeeper or an individual providing us with the services and it's the same polite …

Entrepreneurship

6 Keys To Successful Growth Leadership

Here's a surprise: a key factor in Silicon Valley's success is its ability to turn great engineers into successful leaders. This one is on his way.<p>There are over 4,000 cities in the world with more than 100,000 people. Why do a handful of these cities dominate the world's startup scene? As I wrote …

Apple, Amazon, and Google Want to Help Small Businesses Succeed--But Not Too Much

Giant tech companies love founders. Until they start getting too successful.<p>Jeremy Edberg has some advice: Don't build a business on Amazon's digital turf.<p>Edberg, a veteran infrastructure architect for Netflix, Reddit, and PayPal, has seen the movie many times: A software startup launches, catering …

Startups

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

WeWork Is Acquiring China’s Naked Hub for $400 Million

WeWork Cos. is buying Chinese co-working startup Naked Hub as part of a continued expansion in the world’s most populous country.<p>New York-based …

Indianapolis’ DemandJump raises $6 million for its cross-channel customer acquisition platform

DemandJump, an Indianapolis-based startup that helps companies map their online traffic sources, announced today that it has raised a $6 million series A. Investors include Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Kansas City’s Flyover Capital, and Chicago’s Hyde Park Venture Partners.<p>Founded in …

Venture Capital

How to Gamify Your Business: This 1 Practice Will Improve Your Bottom Line Overnight

Bring your management team along for the ride by sharing more critical information with them.<p>I have been coaching entrepreneurs for 16 years. I have seen them agonize about making payroll, firing poor performers and customers who don't pay them on time. I have also borne witness to incredible …

11 Ideas That Will Rewire Your Brain

This curated column is authored by Tim Denning, Blogger &The post 11 Ideas That Will Rewire Your Brain appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

A cryptocurrency startup is investing cryptocurrency in a cryptocurrency fund that invests in other cryptocurrency startups

The startup Ripple is spending $25 million of its own currency to back a venture firm, Blockchain Capital.<p>As the world of investing in cryptocurrencies grows more interwoven and sophisticated, expect to see more stories like this:<p>Ripple, the company associated with the digital currency XRP, said …

These 2 Toxic Beliefs Massively Increase the Chance of an Entrepreneur Burning Out

There are tons of things you can't control about your business, but you can control your attitude.<p>Thanks to the work of pioneering journalists and the courage of entrepreneurs willing to speak out about their struggles, the fact that entrepreneurship can be rough on mental health is increasingly …

16 startups that this year became worth billions

Amid the tech landscape, "unicorns" are few and far between. Last year, CB Insights tallied the odds of becoming a unicorn — a company valued at $1 billion or more — at under 1%.<p>But already, within the first few months of 2018, a total of 16 companies have overcome those odds and crossed the …

Venture Capital

What do you do when someone ‘steals’ your amazing idea?

The subject line read: “did you see this?” The message was from my editor Jen. “Nir, I saw the headline on this story and thought it might be written …

Startups

6 Founders Share What Still Scares Them About Entrepreneurship -- and How They Push Past These Fears

Running a business is scary -- and parts of it will always be scary.<p>This story appears in the April 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Launching a business is scary, and sometimes running one is even scarier. That's why we asked six seasoned founders: What piece of entrepreneurship still …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use This $10 Billion Company's Idea-Generating Strategy at Your Startup

Consider these tips to use crowdsourcing at your company.<p>The leading minds in corporate innovation don't always work inside a corporation. Despite having a research and development budget in the millions, Goldcorp--a global leader in mining with a market cap over $10 billion--looks for its next …

Numerai will give $1 million in crypto tokens to Kaggle users who sign up to its crowdsourced hedge fund

You may have heard of Numerai — the unorthodox hedge fund that crowdsources predictive stock market models from data scientists around the world. It is now seeking more brain power and announced today that it is giving away $1 million worth of cryptocurrency to Kaggle users who sign up. The San …

Hedge Funds

When venture capital becomes vanity capital

Eric Paley Contributor<p>Eric Paley is a managing partner at Founder Collective.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The plague of rationalization<br>• Learning to embrace conflict as a part of startup culture<p>I’ve written a lot about the benefits of efficient entrepreneurship. I’ve explained my view conceptually, …

The Virginity Games Muslim Women Play

If you imagine The Hunger Games to be hard, I can assure you that trying to lose your virginity as a Muslim woman is harder<p>Tae Hyung Kim / EyeEm via …

Relationships

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working enhances your life socially or emotionally. On the employer …

Employment

We all want good sex. It’s time for men to do their part.

By Shannon Lell<p><i>This is part of a series about love in the #MeToo era.</i><p>As the pain grew intolerable in my right hip, I treated myself to a professional massage. I am a single mom and busy professional. Luxury items don’t happen often. I expected to feel relief from a chronic sports injury. Instead, I …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Amazon has a great perk for Prime members who love to read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon Prime comes with a lot of perks— among which are notably free two-day shipping on all purchases and access to services like …

Shopping

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked by Richard Branson Will Move You to Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

Sagar Papaji Ka Dhaba: Served with a tandoori touch

If you want to prove the phrase ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’, take anyone to Sagar Papaji Ka Dhaba in the heart of Hyderabad, Telangana.<p>This …

#7 Point Checklist for a Successful Digital Marketing Campaign in 2018

Analytics can be useful for a single time frame but can lose relevance when not viewed over longer periods<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you're reading this, chances are that you are …

Marketing

Any Startup Can Blow Up Their Website Traffic for Free With a Single Blog Post. Here’s Exactly How To Do It

Here’s the situation. You run a startup. You have a website. And your website has basically no traffic. Except your mom. (Thanks, mom.) Like any …

Marketing

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend

Establishing the foundation for a successful week requires establishing the foundation for an empowering mindset which starts with removing these 4 thoughts.<p>High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with …

Doctor tells woman to have ‘as much sex as she can handle’ to treat bipolar disorder

A woman has said that she was prescribed orgasms to help her overcome her depression.<p>The woman, given the name Penny Sullivan, says she was told to …