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100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

Entrepreneurship

Mobile Marketing And Analytics Startup WizRocket Lands $8M From Sequoia And Accel

WizRocket, which helps companies increase user engagement by fine-tuning mobile, web, and e-mail notifications, has raised $8 million in new funding from Sequoia Capital India and returning investor Accel Partners.<p>The Palo Alto-based startup will use its fresh capital to launch an API for …

Venture Capital

Personality: The Key To Start-Up Success

Lots of people come to me for advice on starting a small business.<p>Typically, they’re looking for guidance on the technical aspects of what it takes …

Small Business

Festival Of Code Winners May Be The Startups Of The Future

Startups start with talent, and the talent, as we all know, seems to get younger every year. But it wouldn’t happen if children themselves were not introduced to the word of technology and engineering early, and shown that it can be a fun, creative environment. For the last 6 years, a pioneer of …

Our startup got rid of email, meetings, and managers — and thrived

Our company has just turned eight years old, has a presence in all of Latin America, and currently has 36 members on its team. Our biggest obsession: productivity.<p>Since 2007 we have analyzed in detail each one of the tasks we carry out with the goal of scaling our earnings exponentially while …

How Can Startups Avoid Worker Misclassification Lawsuits?

On-demand house cleaning service Homejoy, which faced lawsuits over its classification of workers as contractors, not employees, closed yesterday. While a message from Homejoy cofounder Adora Cheung on the company website mentions only “obstacles” and “unresolved challenges” as the reasons for the …

Is it better to work for a big brand or a plucky start-up?

Everyone likes the sound of putting Apple or Google on their CV – but is it actually beneficial to work at such multinational behemoths, asks Rhymer Rigby<p>It’s just so easy isn’t it? If you work for a company that is a big, well-respected brand name you don’t have to explain anything. To your …

10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

Reporter<p>Running your own business is no piece of cake. Neither is raising a family. These 10 single moms, all of whom have built successful companies, manage to do both with a mix of intelligence, creativity and sheer determination.<p>For some of these mompreneurs, starting a business was a means of …

Entrepreneurship

Get Your First 1,000 Email Subscribers In 90 Days

<i>Disclaimer: This is a 4,500 word post that lays out everything you need to know to get your first 1,000 email subscribers. If you don’t have time to</i> …

Marketing