Ethan Reid

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8 Ways to Make Your Elevator Pitch More Memorable

<i>Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC members generate</i> …

5 Things I Learned Obsessing Over Elon Musk During My Internship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To celebrate the end of my internship at <i>Entrepreneur.com,</i> I was kindly taken to lunch by my bosses. “What did you enjoy most while interning here?” one asked. I talked about people I had interviewed, events I had attended and my favorite …

Tesla

Tesla's first Autopilot crash in China is a total non-event

In fact, the reason that the accident happened is very obviously stated in the owner's manual.<p>If I haven't hammered this idea into your head hard enough yet, I'll say it again: Tesla's Autopilot, and other advanced driver-assistance systems, require the human to be attentive at all times. When you …

Tesla

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Co-founder and Partner of SWARM, Digital Agency<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Time to Raise Money for Your Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Investing

The Ultimate Guide to Finding a Co-Founder For Your Startup so Your Business Grows

Starting a company solo and starting a company with a partner is different as the dynamics of management as well as finances are completely different.<p>…

How 3 real entrepreneurs overcame some of the most common hurdles to starting a business

Curiously though, we've found the actual steps for starting a business aren't the hard part.<p>Earlier this year, I gave away the entire blueprint behind a $5 million week at IWT.<p>Thousands of people read it. Every single one of them was at least somewhat interested in starting an online business.<p>Yet I …

Entrepreneurship

9 Questions To Ask Before You Accept A Startup Job

Startups

'Shark Tank' Star Lori Greiner's 5 Major Rules for Becoming a Successful Inventor

The prolific inventor and multimillionaire investor shares her secrets to success.<p>I had the opportunity to interview prolific inventor and multimillionaire investor Lori Greiner. You probably know her from the wildly popular ABC show <i>Shark Tank</i>. But what you probably don't know about her is that …

Entrepreneurship

13 of the hardest questions you may have to answer in a job interview at Tesla

"Diamonds are created under pressure, and Elon Musk is a master diamond maker," Dolly Singh, the former head of talent acquisition for SpaceX, previously told Business Insider.<p>The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, who recently ranked No. 7 on Business Insider's The Creators list, which features the top 100 …

Employment

3 Moments When You'll Want To Quit Your Startup

<i>This article was written by Jennifer Fitzgerald, CEO of PolicyGenius.</i><p>"Unicorn" is the phrase of the day in Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley, or anywhere in between where you choose to launch your startup. Everyone wants to be a billion-dollar company, to be the envy of investors who took a pass, …

Startups

Mobile Virtual Reality Breakthrough Means Gear VR Could Soon Be As Powerful As Oculus Rift

Today, if you want to experience virtual reality, you have two options.<p>The first is mobile VR, which uses a relatively cheap headset paired with your …

7 Biggest Expenses Companies Are Wasting Money on

Want to ensure your startup makes it through year one? Don't waste money on these seven things.<p>It's no secret that entrepreneurs make a lot of mistakes. I've made my fair share that have yielded less-than-desirable results. Those mistakes aren't always bad and it's contributed to my growth as an …

Small Business

Will Smith Speaks the Truth Every Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

Even when you're winning and making tons of money, you can still feel like you're losing. Why finding purpose is more than just a touchy-feely objective.<p>This week featured Cannes Lion, the biggest gathering of the advertising industry where corporate heavyweights mix with celebs mix with artists …

Action Movies

Researchers claim they’ve found a new way to beat VR motion sickness

Strap on a virtual reality headset, fire up the content, and enjoy. Until you start feeling a bit nauseous, at which point, interrupt proceedings …

Virtual Reality

15 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of the 15 habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here …

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Reid Hoffman - “Co-Founder of LinkedIn” for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share30<p>+14<p>Shares 57<p>Microsoft announced its plan to acquire LinkedIn this year for $26.2 Billion, making it by far the biggest acquisition …

The Go-to-Market Approach Startups Need to Adopt

It’s estimated that 100,000 technology startups reach the basic funding stage every year. Angel investors (including friends and family members) help about half of these companies with their initial development. Fewer than 10% (about 4,000) are then able to show enough promise to actually receive a …

Startups

Billionaire Investor Reveals How Entrepreneurs Should Fundraise In A Down Market

According to many experts we are in a market in which it is a little bit more complicated to raise capital for startups. As I describe in my book, <i>The</i> …

Venture Capital

Disruption is not a strategy

I was at a research lab to talk about commercialization. The presenter put up a slide of some exciting new technologies. The slide’s tagline said …

Innovation

A Simple Software Update Lets Any Smartphone Detect Squeezes and Forceful Touches

Apple made a big deal about the advanced technology it developed to facilitate the 3D Touch feature on the iPhone 6s. But engineers at the University …

The Best Way to Build a Successful Team

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

10 Very Useful User Experience Tools For Every Designer

UX designer is responsible for improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and the product. …

This is a video of our future, and it's scary as hell

Of course, the "future" in the title refers to a possible future; we don't have a magical crystal ball yet. But even though we can't know what the …

Rhapsody's VR app is a hub for live music videos

The tech world is obsessed with virtual reality. It should come as no surprise, then, that music-streaming service Rhapsody wants a piece of it as well. The company took a step forward today by introducing Rhapsody VR, an iOS and Android app that offers access to 360-degree videos from music …

7 Embarrassing Mistakes All First Time Entrepreneurs Make –

If being an entrepreneur was easy there would be a lot more people partaking in the journey. While there are definitely perks, launching and running …

How to Build Your Business Like a Fortune 500 CEO | Inc.com

<i>Nick Chasinov is the founder and CEO of Teknicks, an agile digital marketing agency specializing in adaptive and analytics-driven strategies powered by research, client collaboration and goals. Teknicks was ranked four times in Inc Magazine's 500 fastest growing companies in America.</i><p>The best advice …

Digital Marketing

You hired some star designers. Great! Now what?

Memo to the C-suite: Lean into design thinking, building and communication as core to your leadership team.<p>Innovative tech companies know that great technology and marketing will get you partway to success. Great design — and talented designers — must be central to your company to truly unlock the …

Design

Want To Master The Pitch? Elon Musk, Steve Jobs and The Power of Storytelling

As I have stated many times on the blog and in my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, the best entrepreneurs are not the best visionaries. The ones …

Steve Jobs