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Hypergrowth and The Law of Startup Physics

The leadership at Coinbase, Lyft, Checkr and other high-flying startups are grateful that their coach, <b>Khalid Halim</b>, didn’t skip out on a class called …

Startups

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

10 Best Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 10<p>Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Henderson Park Inn, Destin<p>3 of 10<p>The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Fort Lauderdale

How to Build a Business Plan That Gets You Funded

It’s rare to find early-stage founders that knows how to properly put together a business plan for an investor. Sure, mentors can help, but in the …

Grand Velas Los Cabos Looks Like a Dream Come True

Are you looking for the ultimate resort for your dream vacation? We all are, that’s for sure, and the magical Grand Velas Los Cabos seems to fit the …

What's It's Like to Stay in the Most Expensive Hotel Suite in the World

For starters, you get to watch your favorite shows on the world's largest TV screen.<p>Sorry to break it to you, but even when you reminisce about your most extravagant hotel stay, odds are it doesn't compare to the crazy experience of luxuriating inside the most expensive hotel suite in the world. …

Airbnb customer allegedly murdered by Melbourne men

A customer who booked into a Melbourne house on Airbnb was allegedly murdered by three men who live there.<p>A 36-year-old man was reportedly paying $30 a night to stay at the Brighton East home where he was allegedly raped and murdered on Wednesday night. Three men were charged with his murder.<p>Craig …

Crime

Priceline Invests In Meituan-Dianping $4 Billion Funding

<b>Quick Take</b><p>Priceline (PCLN) has invested $450 million as part of a $4 billion investment round for Meituan-Dianping.<p>Meituan-Dianping [M-D] operates a …

Venture Capital

Expedia Affiliate Network gets in on accelerator trend with Hotel Jumpstart

Expedia Affiliate Network, alongside sister-brand Hotels.com, is the latest travel company to launch an accelerator programme.Hotel Jumpstart, as the …

The 3-Minute Rule: What A Hollywood Producer Can Teach You About Pitching Your Business

As an entrepreneur, having laser focus within the operation of your business is a must. You’ll spend hundreds, if not thousands, of hours developing skills and knowledge that by virtue of necessity make you an absolute expert in your field. But unfortunately for most companies, that expertise alone …

Entrepreneurship

GoGoVan becomes Hong Kong’s first $1 billion startup following merger deal

At our TechCrunch China event in June we discussed the bright future that Hong Kong’s startup scene has, despite some big challenges. This week the country passed a notable milestone as it got its first $1 billion valued startup, better known as a unicorn.<p>The company in question is GoGoVan, a …

Meet the Ecommerce Guru Guiding His Students to $100 Million in Sales

What does it take to make it in ecommerce? Tanner Larsson knows.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tanner Larsson got his entrepreneurial start the usual way: He got thrown out of business school, took 10 years to complete his four-year degree, and then landed a job as a …

Start Making Money With Your Own Online Store in 10 Simple Steps

Everyone wants to make money online. I know I do, and I’m sure you do, too.It’s most people’s dream to find a way to work and earn a living from …

Add some color to your home with 3rd-gen Philips Hue bulbs for $41 each

Philips Hue is one of the biggest names in the smart lighting space, but the price of its bulbs can hold people back from adding them in every room …

This startup wants to modernize the hotel industry

Calling for room service is kind of annoying, though it’s one of the most first world-type of problems one could have. But that’s just to say the hotel industry is behind, technologically speaking.<p>Startup AavGo is trying to fix that by bringing iPads into hotels to enable hotel staff to communicate …

On-demand food startup Sprig is shutting down today

Sprig, the startup that makes and delivers its own food, is shutting down today, The Information reports. TechCrunch has since obtained a copy of the email Sprig is sending to customers today.<p>“It is with a heavy heart that my co-founders and I share that Sprig, Inc. will be shutting down the app …

Ikea's cheap smart lighting will be Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatible

Coming this summer and fall<p>Ikea's low-cost TRÅDFRI smart lights first announced in Europe last year, will soon get voice control for owners of Google Home, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa devices. Expect it to arrive this summer or autumn, says Ikea's press release first spotted by <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>Ikea …

HomeKit light bulbs to start from $12 as Ikea announces smart lighting compatibility

The ability to use Siri and a single app to control your smart home technology makes HomeKit compatibility almost a must these days, but so far that has not come cheap – as both Zac and myself discovered. Smart bulbs from the market leader Philips mostly cost $30 per bulb for white and $50 for …

Uzbekistan: A place where religious tolerance prevails

Our media are inundated with stories of strife, especially from the arch of instability which reaches from the Atlas Mountains to Afghanistan. …

Uber's new Freight app matches truck drivers with loads to haul

<i>This post was originally published on Charged.io.</i><p>Uber is expanding into the trucking industry with a freight service that matches truckers with loads to haul. It’s a simple idea that can help companies quickly find new clients and grow their business. If it catches on, that is.<p>Here’s how it works: …

Tesla is sending hundreds of Powerwall batteries to Puerto Rico — here's how the rechargeable battery works

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is speaking with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello about using the company's battery options to restore power to the storm-ridden island.<p>Tesla has already sent hundreds of Powerwall batteries to Puerto Rico to help residents keep the lights on in their homes. Hurricane …

Elon Musk has discovered a new passion in life — and it could be Tesla's best product yet

But what are supercar-fast electric vehicles and low-Earth orbits in the face of ... roofing.<p>Against all odds, Musk has become perhaps the biggest booster in the history of the roofing business, thanks to a new Tesla product, the Solar Roof, that officially went on sale Wednesday.<p>It's the first …

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

100 Franchises You Can Start For Less Than $50,000

Be the boss with just $50K.<p>This story appears in the March 2017 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>This story appears in the Spring 2017 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe >><p>Interested in finding a franchise that fits your budget? The following are the top franchises that can be started for less than $50,000, …

40 web design freebies to make your life easier

In many ways, working in web design in 2017 has never been more challenging. But on the positive side, there have never been so many free resources …

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 …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Mercedes-Benz expands car sharing service Croove beyond pilot phase

Mercedes-Benz started testing out a new car sharing service in December of last year, debuting Croove in a limited pilot allowing people to rent out their cars on-demand for short stints in Munich. The program has proven successful enough for Mercedes to expand it to other German cities, including …

Recharge, which lets users book hotels by the minute, just launched in New York

Recharge, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based company whose app enables users to book a stay in a hotel for just 66 cents a minute, is opening in select New York hotels today, after testing its service over the last year in San Francisco.<p>The company has also raised an undisclosed amount of funding …

How London startup Thread uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help men buy clothes

His site uses online stylists, as well as artificial inteligence (AI) and machine learning, to create a personalised way to shop.<p>But that can cause problems when he visits standard clothes shops.<p>"We went to Liberty for a bit and I went to the men's section," O'Neill said in an interview at Thread's …