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Curatio CEO Lynda Brown Creates the World’s First Social Health Prescription - Creating Genius

Mobile health, loosely defined as the practice of medicine and public health, supported by mobile devices is projected to be a 26 billion dollar …

Station App CEO Jake Jacoby Disrupting Local Discovery - Creating Genius

Think about Facebook’s friends or Twitter’s followers. Their content enhances the experience for an entire community and gives them (the users), the …

6 Ways to Raise Money for Your Tech Startup

You’ve got a great tech idea; one that you think tons of people could use in their everyday lives. You want to launch your own tech startup but, …

How China's Disruptors Will Eat Your Lunch

Very few people outside of China have heard of Lei Jun, but Apple CEO Tim Cook knows exactly who he is. Lei was named FORBES Asia’s 2014 Businessman of the Year. The 45 year old founded the tech firm Xiaomi, which in four years has gone from zero to No. 1, topping Apple and Samsung smart phone …

China

The 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2014

Each of the top-10 highest-paid CEOs of 2014 made more than $50 million, according to a new list from The New York Times. Perhaps unsurprisingly, all of the top 10 CEOs are men.<p>Executive compensation data firm Equilar compiled the 200-person list for The Times based on corporate filings.<p>Here's what …

Founder and Serial Entrepreneur Lisa Song Sutton Creating a Wonderful World Around Her - Creating Genius

<b>Taking on the entrepreneur lifestyle means navigating the twists and turns of business, often colliding with your own personal agenda. This may come</b> …

You're Doing Innovation Wrong

<i>The following is a guest post from Brian Quinn, principal at Doblin, Deloitte’s innovation and design practice.</i><p>We’re living in a time of unprecedented change. Every week, some new astonishment fills our news feed—whether it’s autonomous vehicles prowling the suburbs or a computer writing a …

Innovation

CEO Tamir Kreisman Personally Connecting People A World Away - Creating Genius

It is only when we reach our limits, that we may exceed them. – Tamir Kreisman<p>The dictionary defines flying as “moving through the air with wings.” …

It was Bill Gates' mother who pushed him into philanthropy after he became a billionaire

Through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he donated a total of $1.5 billion in 2014 alone, mostly towards efforts to improving health and education around the world.<p>Gates credits his philanthropic spirit to his late mother Mary, who died of breast cancer in 1994.<p>Microsoft's 1986 IPO made …

People laughed at this entrepreneur's idea — now it's a $500 million business, thanks to his mom

Who, then, would dream of competing with the mainstay of positive gestures and sentiments?<p>At least that's what experts asked Tariq Farid, then a flower shop owner, when he pitched them the idea behind Edible Arrangements in 1999.<p>Farid, who had begun toying with flower-shaped cutters and pineapple …

Five Minutes with Entrepreneur Haneen Dabain, Founder of Pricena

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>After buying an iPad from a UAE-based deal website, and later finding a better price for the same device from another website with a faster delivery …

3 Characteristics Successful Entrepreneurs Never Have

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are millions of resources out there to improve every aspect of your performance, from books to videos to seminars and everything in between. Entire industries have been founded and thrived on self-improvement, and while that’s an …

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 3

<b>Key Points</b><p>Before you invest, give some thought to the type of account that's best for you.<br>• Learn about tax-efficient investing to make sure Uncle Sam doesn't take more than his share.<br>• Once you're invested, stay in it for the long term -- but check in periodically to keep on track.<p>Dear Readers,<p>In the …

Why Israel Needs And Wants To Support Hispanic Entrepreneurs

As many of you know, I have been spending quite a bit of time these days chronicling my recent travels to Israel as part of a delegation. This is article number seventeen in the series, and it’s the last one for now. I’ve covered a wide range of topics – the role that government, NGOs, and big …

Israel

The Venture Capital Paradox: Does Bro-Culture Trump Returns?

There’s an old joke about a man and an efficient market economist walking down the street.<p>The man says, “Isn’t that a twenty dollar bill on the sidewalk?”<p>The efficient market economist responds, “Couldn’t be – someone would have picked it up already.”<p>One specific context in which this issue has …

Venture Capital

Why Venture Firm IVP Raised $1.4 Billion For Its Largest Fund Ever

As tech company valuations rise, fund sizes at the venture firms that invest in them are on the up, too. The latest is Institutional Venture Partners, which announced Thurs. it’s raised $1.4 billion for its fifteenth fund, the largest in its thirty-five year history.<p>As a growth-stage investor that …

Venture Capital

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Doctor, engineer, and businessman. These were the top three career choices for the children of middle-class families in India when I was young. Doctors earned the most respect; engineers were second-best; business was something you got into if you didn't have the chops to complete a degree.<p>I chose …

Four things startups can learn from Target Canada’s mistakes

When Target Canada recently decided to shut the doors of its 133 stores around the country, leaving nearly 18,000 people out of work, "what went wrong?" was the question people were asking themselves.<p>As a serial entrepreneur and former Target Canada Team Leader, the writing was on the wall from the …

Yes-Men Need Not Apply On The Path To Entrepreneurial Success

For a lot of entrepreneurs, success has its roots at the most basic elementary school lesson: treat others as you wish to be treated.<p>That’s certainly true for John Burke, CEO of Armada, a global company that creates for its customers innovative, fully integrated supply chain solutions. Burke is an …

Business Strategy

Here's What It's Like to Leave Google to Work at a Startup | Inc.com

Working at Google may sound like a dream job for most engineers, software developers, designers, and business executives. But the truth is that tons of employees leave the company to pursue their own ideas or to work at small startups.<p>Often times, people discover that they may be able to solve a …

Startups

CEO Victor Cho Taking The Social Planning World By Storm - Creating Genius

<b>Evite CEO Victor Cho owns a commanding platform for testing and with the pace of innovation in the event industry, he’s dreaming up the next big</b> …

Sinan Kanatsiz, Real Business Is Done Face to Face - Creating Genius

<b>Out with the new. In with the old. Real influencers and entrepreneurs building business relationships face to face.</b><p>The old-school philosophy that …