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10 Business Books in this Entrepreneurs Survival Guide

Being an entrepreneur isn’t a career choice, it’s a calling. And this means that it’s a very personal experience. There are countless experts and …

Entrepreneurship

These 10 Epic Hiking Spots In Pennsylvania Are Out Of This World

Hawk Mountain has many look-out points that offer dramatic views of the surrounding land. During migratory season, hundreds of hawks can be seen …

I've Got A Secret: How To Make Millions From A Failed Venture

The anonymous social networking app Secret shut its doors recently, but the founders made off like bandits. Of course, they didn’t literally steal other peoples’ money, but their exit could be perceived as a sophisticated form of highway robbery.<p>Secret founders Chrys Bader and David Byttow …

Credit Unions Seek Better AML Technology: Celent | Credit Union Times

A new report from Boston-based research firm Celent looked at how continuously evolving regulations, coupled with recent instances of money …

Discover To Beef Up Its Anti-Money Laundering Procedures Under Fed Pact

Discover Financial Services disclosed Thursday that it will enhance its company-wide anti-money laundering procedures under an agreement it signed …

Federal Reserve

How Much Money Successful Companies Started With

5 Clever Ways to Raise Money for Your Startup Without Making an Investor Pitch

Tom Walker, CEO, author, and angel investor shares a few skillful ways startups can raise funds without having to pitch to investors.<p>"Fundraising is going to be the death of me!"<p>That's how I've felt, oh, perhaps 10 times throughout my journey to date as a serial entrepreneur.<p>Any entrepreneur will …

Entrepreneurship

How To Build A Unicorn From Scratch -- And Walk Away With Nothing.

<i>Originally published a week ago on Heidi Roizen’s Tumblr, “Adventures In Entrepreneurship!“</i><p>This is a grim fairy tale about a mythical company and its mythical founder. While I concocted this story, I did so by drawing upon my sixteen years of experience as a venture capitalist, plus the fourteen …

Top 10 Most-Funded Big Data Startups April 2015

These are the top ten most-funded startups in the big data space:<p>Cloudera $1040 Million Hadoop-based software, services and training<p>Palantir …

Data Science in Today's Marketplace

In the video presentation below, Charles Martin, Chief Scientist at Calculation Consulting, spoke to a class at Cal Berkeley’s Haas Business School. …

How to Browse Deep Web on iPhone and iPad using Tor Browser?

Share Email Comments<p>In this tutorial, you will learn, “What is Deep/Hidden/Encrypted Web?”, “How to use Tor Browser?”, “<b>How to Browse Deep Web on</b> …

IBM's new services zero in on fraud, financial crime

IBM has introduced new software and services to help organizations use big data to address financial losses caused by fraud.<p>The Armonk, N.Y.-based firm says that $3.5 trillion is lost every year to fraud and financial crime. To combat these problems, IBM has launched its "smart counter fraud" …

Bank of America hires U.S. officials for financial crime team

(Reuters) - Bank of America has hired two U.S. government officials to join its financial crimes team, according to three people familiar with the matter, as banks are under increasing pressure to police their transactions for suspicious activity.<p>The Bank of America building is shown in Los …

Data Science – The New Monetization Model for Analytics Industry

<i>“Data Scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century”</i> – Harvard Business Review<p>“<i>140,000 to 190,000 unfilled data scientist positions by 2018</i>“ – …

A Statistical View of Deep Learning (IV): Recurrent Nets and Dynamical Systems

Recurrent neural networks (RNNs) are now established as one of the key tools in the machine learning toolbox for handling large-scale sequence data. …

The Case for Crafting a Big Data Plan

There’s a growing appreciation among executives that the returns from big data are real indeed. But that doesn’t make moving forward any easier. The investment, both in dollars and management commitment, can be large. CIOs stress the need to entirely remake data architecture and applications. …

Big Data: The Management Revolution

Artwork: Tamar Cohen, Happy Motoring, 2010, silk screen on vintage road map, 26″ x 18″<p><i>“You can’t manage what you don’t measure.”</i><p>There’s much wisdom in that saying, which has been attributed to both W. Edwards Deming and Peter Drucker, and it explains why the recent explosion of digital data is so …

7 key skills required for Machine Learning jobs - Big Data Made Simple - One source. Many perspectives.

Machine Learning is usually associated with artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to do certain tasks, such as …

7 Metrics All Entrepreneurs Must Track

These seven critical metrics will give you a pulse on the important issues facing your business<p>When you're running a startup, there's a seemingly-endless list of things you've got to keep track of. But while metrics are important to all founders, the challenge becomes separating out the numbers …

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Writing a business plan may sound difficult and dull -- and by “may,” we mean “definitely” -- but it doesn’t have to be. Yes, we know you’re eager to dive right in on that world-changing business idea, but having your strategy on paper is critical.<p>In many ways, your business plan can act as a map …

4 Inspiring Must-Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Listening to advice from these four experts will be the best time you spend this week.<p>Have you been to Boston lately?<p>I'm not sure if you've heard, but my very own stomping grounds have become one of the most innovative cities in America!<p>I'm fortunate to live in this place where the start-up …

Announcing: Introduction to Data Science video course

(This article was first published on <b>Win-Vector Blog » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Win-Vector LLC’s Nina Zumel and John Mount are proud to …

How to Manage Equity in Your Startup

As a young entrepreneur, there are many things to consider when launching a startup.<p>While the majority of your focus should be spent strengthening and growing your business, you also need to focus on equity. This is especially true as your startup matures and you begin bringing on investors.<p><b>Think</b> …