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This Neuroscientist Shares How to Hack Your Brain So You Can Reach Peak Success | Inc.com

Recently, my editor invited me to write an advice letter to my 17-year-old self. It was an opportunity to reflect on the many benefits of 50+ years life experience. Of course, the flip side was realizing lost benefits of youth. The mature brain may be wiser, but even my simple "senior moments" like …

The Brain

£2,379 a year to run a car if you're under 25 - this is who's to blame

Car insurance costs for young drivers have rocketed over the past year as a result of controversial government tax and policy changes.<p>Figures …

Car Insurance
Startups

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How | Inc.com

Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners at their Silicon Valley headquarters and $120,000 in funding in exchange for 7% of their equity.<p>Started in …

Startups

Getting Ahead of Your Legal Affairs Is the Key to Startup Success

Every lawyer will tell you, it’s cheaper to hire them on the front end when you launch and get your business affairs in order than when stuff goes …

Startups

How to Build a Startup Business From Scratch in 2017

You don't need to be rich to build your first business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm often asked about how I started as an entrepreneur, and I normally say it's easy. I say this to be encouraging -- the idea of starting an online business scares a lot of …

Small Business

What Is The Best Way To Think Of A Successful Startup Idea?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Yair Weinberger.</i><p>There is no such thing as "idea" for a start-up, at least not in the sense that …

How To Find Anyone’s Email Address In 60 Seconds Or Less

If you’re a specialist in SEO or link acquisition, then you’ll know that generic email addresses are as much use as a chocolate fireguard when it …

The Social Media Analytics Showdown: What You Can Track and How

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You need three things to create good campaigns and engage with fans on social media: good content, a steady stream of good content, content intelligence.<p>Every minute, we see a heavy downpour of social media messages, like millions of …

Analytics

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results on the subject. But all that information might be …

eCommerce

Facebook Announced a Host of Analytics Updates at F8

Facebook announced several analytics updates at its F8 developers conference in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday.<p>Engineering manager <b>Amit Finkelstein</b> said in …

Apps

$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

Startups

Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials

Atom Bank, a startup out of the U.K. that has built a mobile-only bank targeting consumers between the ages of 18 and 34, has raised another £83 million ($102 million) in funding led by BBVA, the Spanish bank and owner of Simple in the U.S. The funding gives Atom a post-money valuation of £261 …

FinTech

8 Reasons Facebook Will Beat All Other Digital Marketing Channels This Year

Why entrepreneurs should select Facebook as your primary digital marketing channel.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is the key to success for any business. If you’re already an entrepreneur or planning to launch your startup this year, it’s crucial to have your …

Marketing

How to Validate Your Business Ideas Without Spending a Dime

Here are two extremely cheap (read: free) ways to test ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last night in the shower, you had an ingenious idea for a new business. You rushed to the desk to write it down, with water still dripping down your back. Your [insert the …

AdWords

17 Easy Healthy Snacks To Keep You Energized All Day Long

For all those times you want to eat your own hand.

55 things learned as a 19 year old VC

This might be useful to you if you want to learn more about the VC industry as a <b>founder</b>, <b>junior VC</b>, or <b>aspiring VC</b>.<p>It’s divided into 3 sections …

Here Are the Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To | Inc.com

There's a reason that podcasts are such a fast-growing medium. They're timely, convenient--perfect length for commuting--and usually free, like a radio station you program for yourself.<p>Whatever you're interested in, there's probably a podcast discussing it--politics, sports, history, music, …

Self-improvement

Snap has a $2 billion contract with Google for cloud services

The company is on the hook for $400 million a year.<p>Here’s a nugget from Snap’s IPO filing: The social media company has a $2 billion contract with Google for cloud services.<p>It’s not news that the $25 billion startup relies on Google Cloud, but now we know how much Google is getting out of the deal …

Amazon Web Services

Atom Bank has raised £100 million and will announce within weeks

Chairman Anthony Thomson announced last August that the bank planned to raise £100 million in the first quarter of 2017. Thomson confirmed to Business Insider that Atom Bank will be announcing a funding round "of that order ... in the next few weeks."<p>"To date, we've raised £135 million. We will …

Banking

10 Tools to Make Your Startup Team More Productive

With many open source projects and tools available for startupsThe post 10 Tools to Make Your Startup Team More Productive appeared first on iamwire.

Project Management

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps

How Can I Invest with Less Than $100?

Even though $100 might not sound like a lot, the power of compounding can be incredible. It has been said, "Do not despise the day of small …

Instagram is pushing ads into its Snapchat-like Stories feature

The company announced Wednesday it is testing full-screen video ads within Stories with around 30 global advertisers, including Airbnb, Nike, Netflix, and ASOS.<p>The ads will be signposted with text reading "sponsored" and they will be a maximum of 15 seconds long.<p>Instagram says 150 million users …

Media Industry

Airbnb Invests $13M In Restaurant Reservations App Resy To Help People Find ‘Incredible Local Restaurants’

Starting next month, Airbnb patrons will be able to book tables in restaurants via the company’s app. This is thanks to the firm’s investment in …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Ten Apps That Will Improve Your Marketing Team's Productivity In 2017

More and more CMOs are finding themselves overwhelmed by the mounting responsibilities they have to tackle every day. However, though the modern world generates a lot of stress, it also provides relief. Technology, when correctly used, can help alleviate some of the burden of responsibilities.<p>If …

Apps

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Self-improvement

75 quotes to inspire, motivate, and move you

<b>"I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself." Marlene Dietrich</b><p>Quotes, quotations, words of wisdom, pearls of wisdom...we all have our favorites. We call on them when we need motivation, …

Motivation