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This Risk-Averse British Businesswoman Launched A Million-Dollar Fashion Brand From Her Kitchen Table

The Cambridge Satchel Company’s Julie Deane is doing business her way.<p>Humble Beginnings<p>In 2011, a British newspaper wanted to write a story about Julie Deane, a Cambridge-based businesswoman who had created an iconic bag that was all the rage among celebrities and models at New York Fashion Week. …

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of SEO

<i>Matthew Capala is the author of “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This adapted excerpt comes from Matthew’s latest book, “SEO Like I’m 5.“</i><p>“80 percent of success is showing up,” Woody Allen famously said about life. Marketing in 2014 is not much different. …

Can Korea’s new culture of business creativity rival Silicon Valley?

<i>It may be time to say goodbye to a well-trodden cliche. Young entrepreneurs are proving that Korea can do more than copy. The number of tech startups has surged by 80 per cent since 2011. The number of accelerators went from one to more than 50. Here marketing consultant Mario Gamper, who has</i> …

7 Strategies to Make 7 Figures

I love businesses and I love entrepreneurs and working very closely with the two I’ve realized there’s some distinct characteristics that separate 6 …

Entrepreneurship

Mark Cuban on Why You Should Never Listen to Your Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A great quote from technology luminary Alan Kay that every entrepreneur needs to remember: "The best way to predict the future is to invent it."<p>I'm working with a company that at one point had a product that was not only best in its …

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work …

6 Questions for Silicon Alley's First Billionaire | Inc.com

On Friday, Shutterstock founder and CEO Jonathan Oringer became the first billionaire to emerge from New York's fast-growing tech start-up scene. Oringer founded the company in 2003, using 30,000 of his own photos to launch the stock image service. Today, the company, which went public last year, …

Startups

Master of Pen and Ink: The Monumental Drawings of Ikeda Manabu | Colossal

<p>The task of Japanese artist Ikeda Manabu is seemingly impossible: a blank paper canvas larger than a person spread before him, a small acrylic pen …