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Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Build a better UI with the Material Design Components library

One of the most common criticisms leveled at Android, is the lack of consistency between applications. Since it’s an open platform, Android gives developers the freedom to bring their creative vision to life – but this isn’t <i>always</i> a good thing from the user’s perspective. If you flick through a few …

Why Government-Supported Venture Capital Is Something You Should Think (Twice) About

The government should be giving their resources to entrepreneurship. The question is: how?<p>As we know, Silicon Valley is home to the majority of the Unicorns in the world, partly because that is where over 43% of the global venture capital is deployed. It's impressive that this small geographic area …

The World’s Largest Shipping Company Trials Blockchain to Track Cargo

What links flowers, mandarin oranges, and pineapples? They’re all neatly recorded on Maersk’s new digital shipping ledger.<p>Moving millions of gigantic …

Blockchain

How to Plan, Launch & Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is increasingly becoming one of the best startup funding options for almost all types of startups. It’s a collective cooperation of …

Should you raise capital using an equity crowdfunding platform?

Crowdsourced equity funding platforms are a new way for your business to raise capital. However, there are some issues you need to be aware of.<p>With …

The Ultimate Guide for How To Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

It all started 18 months ago when I was introduced to the founder of Thin Ice—a wearable technology that helps you lose weight through cold …

Your Guide To Impact Investing

For more than four years, I’ve been covering impact investing as a regular Forbes contributor and have written hundreds of pieces about the space. Here’s the thing: most impact investments are only open to wealthy people. This is a guide to impact investing for everyone else, the 98 percent of the …

Investing

35 Crowdfunding Platforms For Funding New Startups/Ideas

As Per <i>Wikipedia</i> <b>Crowdfunding</b> is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people. In …

Yet Another Reminder That Crowdfunding Isn't A Guarantee

The Omni was supposed to let you walk around in VR, but due to money problems, international backers who've been waiting three years will have to move on.<p>By now, most people should understand that backing a crowdfunding project, on Kickstarter or another service, isn't a guarantee you'll end up …

Insights into Crowdfunding Campaign Success: an Interview with Chris Buckingham

by Louise Graham<p>We interviewed Chris, who has over 8 years of experience and has contributed to over £2 million worth of Crowdfunding activity. Chris …

How to Use Twitter Like a Pro

It’s highly likely that you know a little something about this social media network. A high number of impressions and clicks are great. But can you …

Social Media

42 Facebook Post Ideas from Businesses That Know What They’re Doing

Are you marketing on Facebook, wondering what to post next or what’s going to work best for your business?<p>We’ve all been there, our creative juices …

3 Strategies to Nail Before You Launch Your Social-Media Campaign

Planning and metrics are key to any successful marketing effort, yet many entrepreneurs rush into the social conversation with little idea of what they hope to accomplish.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I talk to small-business owners, they often tell me they're …

How to Get Started with Instagram Ads

Imagine trying to sell Instagram to a venture capitalist back in 2010. “You see, the biggest problem with Facebook and MySpace is that there are too …

How to Become a Household Name

“Google it.” “Can you pass me some Kleenex?” “Let’s take the Jet Ski out.”These are just a few examples of how brand names have been worked into our …

Tips for Developing a Social Media Marketing Schedule

The key to a successful social media strategy is to develop a consistent posting schedule that works for you. Posting consistently is a great way to …

50 Amazing Social Media Marketing Ideas, Strategies & Tips

Is social media part of your marketing strategy?If it is, you know how hard it can be to keep up with all of the latest news from the different …

Top 5 Intellectual Property Mistakes Made by Small Businesses - Innovation and enterprise blog

<b>Intellectual Property (IP) law can be a minefield, particularly for start-ups and SMEs that either don’t have the necessary experience or resources.</b> …

How to Get Press for Your Startup

Getting the attention of the media for your startup can be as important as getting funding. Your startup is new and will benefit from the promotion …

14 tips to manage a remote dev team

Micro-managing isn’t possible in this scenario, and many remote developers don’t feel engaged when they are macro-managed. Replace management with leadership, and trust them to manage themselves. Set clear goals to establish initial alignment, then focus on providing inspiration.<p>Let them find their …

Big companies and startups alike are jumping all over a trendy new tech called 'microservices' — here's why

But when it comes to the mobile apps that increasingly rule our world, we demand all three, every single day. Apps have to get better, improve our lives, <i>and</i> work 24/7, in all conditions.<p>It's a complex problem. And complexity usually means cash, as in money out the window — money that big companies …

Microservices

Asia's economic power triggers a capital flood into startups[1]

Raising capital for a startup has traditionally been one of the most difficult parts of getting a business off the ground. But times are changing and …

The Roots of Minimalism in Web Design

<b>Summary:</b> Many of today’s most popular design trends are influenced by minimalism. This web design movement began in the early 2000s, but borrows its …

Top 10 Tips to Believe Your Startup will Work

Image Source: Freepik<p>An Entrepreneur has to constantly motivate himself and his team. Being positive and having faith in one’s goals, is the key to …