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Feeding the Hungry with Data Science

Yukai Du<p>There is a glaring mismatch between food waste and hunger in the U.S. One young student set out to fix this problem with a matchmaking system that relies on data crunching, email, and text.<p>The U.S. is known for its supersized portions, but the amount of food wasted is staggering. Americans …

Agriculture

Study: Millennials going days without brushing their teeth

How often do you brush your teeth?<p>Fox News reports a new study has some pretty gross results.<p>According to research commissioned by Hello Products, an …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

Employment

A startup that provides coaching for tech workers reveals the best thing managers can do to keep millennials from quitting

Millennials have a reputation as the "job-hopping" generation. In 2016, a Gallup poll revealed that 21% of millennials said they changed jobs within the past year (more than three times the number of non-millennials who reported the same), and 60% are open to new opportunities.<p>There's a secret to …

Millennials

How a bootstrapped Singapore startup sold software to 1,800 bank branches in Mexico

Lucep’s co-founders Zal Dastur (left) and Kaiesh Vohra were childhood friends in Singapore who went to the same school. Vohra went on to study AI at …

Payment Systems

9 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

Entrepreneurship takes great perseverance. Failure is common. In fact, it is expected. Over 75% of venture-backed start-ups fail.

Small Business

WeWork Is Turning Its Offices Into Study Halls

WeWork Cos. wants to be more than an office landlord. The co-working giant’s latest venture will give online-degree seekers a desk at WeWork …

Online Education

20 of Europe’s most innovative hardware and IoT start-ups

Which IoT and hardware players are the ones to watch in 2018? Here, we list 20 of the most innovative and diverse start-ups to keep an eye on.<p>The …

Internet of Things

6 signs you’re ready to take your startup to the US

If you’re running a startup outside of the United States, introducing your product or service to the US market can be a key opportunity to dramatically increase your customer base, get in front of investors, and even boost your credibility.<p>However, launching in the US requires a significant amount …

Startups

The Secret of a Great Presentation | Inc.com

Okay, campers, last time, we discussed what you needed internally - that is, within your business - to be able to effectively make an offer as a speaker from the stage, presenting your company and wares from one - that's you - to many - that's your audience.<p>To summarize, you have to have a robust …

Selling
Marketing

How To Make LinkedIn The Hub Of Your Social Media Strategy

If you’re ready to rocket your career success, LinkedIn is the ultimate fuel. And you can accelerate the results even more by making it the engine behind all of your professional social media activity. Here’s how you can maximize your visibility and your value by placing LinkedIn at the center of …

Infographics

Why Every College Student Should Intern at a Startup Instead of a Large Corporation

Start-ups are a great opportunity for interns to know the big picture, understand the business and look at the nuances of what the customers deal with<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The internship is an important stepping stone for college …

Startups

Avoid These 5 Early Mistakes I Made as an Entrepreneur

Learn from my mistakes and save yourself unnecessary hardship.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all make mistakes -- it's part of life, especially when it comes to entrepreneurship. This game is far from a cakewalk.<p>Mistakes can end up costing you time and money, while …

Entrepreneurship

An early stage startup investor made its term sheet public to increase transparency in tech investment

Early stage startup investor Forward Partners has published its pre-seed term sheet, giving entrepreneurs a detailed look at what they can expect from a funding deal.<p>You can see the term sheet below.<p>A term sheet is a non-binding agreement between a startup founder and their investor, and covers …

Venture Capital

BrewDog keeps the taps open after hitting £10m crowdfunding mark

Punk IPA maker BrewDog has surpassed its £10m crowdfunding target but opted to extend the deadline in a bid for even more cash.<p>The brewer raised more than £11.4m in 90 days from a total of 24,000 investors, most of whom will be individual retail investors the company dubs "Equity Punks".<p>The cash …

Crowd Funding

8 Millionaire Entrepreneurs Who Changed Our Lives By Turning The World Of Technology On Its Head

Apart from being millionaires, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg & Jeff Bezos have one thing in common. They're entrepreneurs who took on the world of …

Bill Gates

How To Make Speedy Decisions As A Leader

Whom of us has not been held prisoner by our own devices of procrastination and fear? Whom has not used delaying tactics purely to play for time only …

Entrepreneurship

Advice for First Time Founders, By Y Combinator

We operate a platform called Bookface for YC founders to connect with each other, ask questions, find intros, and share advice. Recently on Bookface …

Time I
Employment

#6 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make After Raising Funds

To stand tall in the market and among the competitors, raising funding has become an on-going trend within startups today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The ability to have everything …

Entrepreneurship

The teacher's sharing economy gave me work-life balance

During my first few years in the classroom, I commuted and worked 10-hour days before arriving home where I continued to grade papers and plan …

Teaching
Human Resources

The Fatal Flaw of Many Entrepreneurs (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

The majority of new businesses have a fairly short lifespan. As many as eight out of ten close their doors within the first 18 months.<p>The causes of a company's demise vary. Sometimes the cause is entirely external, such as economic downturns or governmental policy changes.<p>More often, though, the …

Entrepreneurship

12 Ways to Automate Your Business and Boost Efficiency

With the right systems, you can maximize efficiency and profits.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too often, repetition, waste, and unnecessary bureaucracy slow down business. Members of The Oracles share their systems to streamline your business to run like a Swiss watch.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

4 Tips to Growing a Multimillion-Dollar Business With Zero Debt and No Investors

Attracting valuable clients requires that you invest in revenue drivers, existing clients -- and yourself<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite the New York Times' report that we're in the midst of a "startup slump," a staggering percentage of startup leaders would say …

Entrepreneurship

Big Data Meets Data Fabric and Multi-cloud

As cloud computing progresses forward, an ages-old problem for IT is resurfacing—how to integrate and secure data stores that are disbursed geographically and across a growing diversity of applications. Data silos, which have always limited an organizations ability to extract value from all of its …

Fun-Da-Mental

5 Uncommon Growth Hacking Tactics For Freelancers

So, you have a website and a blog. You have social media accounts, already joined several freelance groups, and your LinkedIn profile is smashing. Now what? How can you scale your business so that you can actually eat well? Become that freelancer you see in all of the stock photos – you know the …

Employment

How To Get Success To Come And Play In Your Backyard

This is a “How to get your business off to a good start in the New Year” column, without any resolutions. You’re welcome.<p>It’s about fundamentals that have served businesses since proto-market was born, when Og dropped his club and suggested to Gog that they do business instead of killing each other …

Small Business