Nobody spends more time on the Airbnb site or app than the service’s hosts, who often spend an inordinate amount of time tweaking listings and responding to potential guests. In other words: They have
There's a lot to learn from one of the world's largest tech companies. Brainstorming ways to market your company? Follow the example of one of the most profitable companies in the world, Apple. As one
Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Ever heard anyone say that the trend is
How to Invest in Cryptocurrency Blockchain technology has been heating up in the past several months, thanks in large part to the surge in Bitcoin's price since early May. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed
Saudi Arabian Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal arrives at the Elysee palace in Paris, France, to attend a meeting with French President, September 8 , 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Prince
Do you need to understand what employees are really thinking? Many leaders believe that the only way to assess employee opinions is to conduct a survey, often referred to as an "employee attitude survey"
In a parallel to the thriving fintech sector, an industry is emerging to automate complex regulatory reporting requirements. Opinions expressed by Green Entrepreneur contributors are their own. According
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A 2016 employment study by a team from Harvard, Princeton and NBER and highlighted in Quartz found that, of the jobs created from 2005-2015, 94% were temporary, on-call, contract or freelance. Are you
Acorns is quickly turning into an oak tree in the financial services space. The company now boasts more than 2 million investment accounts (with 600,000 opened in 2017 alone) and is on track to do 1 billion
LinkedIn's co-founder Reid Hoffman knows a little something about the block and tackle of growth. Editor’s Note: In the new podcast Masters of Scale, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman
The success of platform companies like Airbnb, Amazon, and Netflix has led to envy bordering on despair for their competitors. When we asked one successful online retailer “How do you compete with Amazon?”
CEO Travis Kalanick’s departure from Uber is not a surprise to those who have been following this company for the last several years. In my book Raw Deal about what I call the “Uber Economy,” I predicted
Many investors would jump at the chance to put money into small start-up businesses whose value quickly jumps to £1bn. However, identifying such opportunities is not easy, while the practical hurdles high
If being a leader was easy, then everyone would do it. What exactly sets apart those who reached the pinnacle of business achievement? What is their secret sauce? As an aspiring leader, your goal should
You would think at least one AI-powered humanoid bot would have a properly nerdy name. Maybe a Poindexter or Hildegarde to add some natural language processing to your customer chat app? No such luck.
Have you ever used Uber, Ebay, Facebook or AirBnB? Then you are officially part of the sharing economy. The unofficial "economy" encompasses the ideas behind open-source software and peer-to-peer sharing.
David S. Rose, the serial entrepreneur and chairman emeritus of the New York Angels, an angel investment group, has funneled tens of millions of dollars into 120 startups to date. Still, he feels that
Last fall, we issued a warning that Lyft was creating happier clients and taking market share from Uber. It was an article that got our company a lot of attention, but more importantly, we were right.
With more than one-fourth of 2017 over, many businesses feel pressured to achieve the goals they set for themselves at the beginning of the year. Next year’s resolutions are months away, but there are
Whether we're coming together at work or at home, or on behalf of boards, non-profits or clubs, we can all relate to the drudgery of meeting overload. Oftentimes it's less the meeting that's the problem
I gave the Alumni Day talk at U.C. Santa Cruz and had a few things to say about innovation. -- Even though I live just up the coast, I've never had the opportunity to start a talk by saying "Go Banana