Eva Vazquez

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4 Lessons This Entrepreneur Wishes She Could Have Taught Her Younger Self

Looking back sharpens your vision going forward.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They say hindsight is 20/20, which is often true. While it can be frustrating to see so clearly now when looking back at the mistakes or issues we've had in business, looking honestly at our …

Entrepreneurship

Guster planning business incubator for Huffman area

Lawyer and real estate developer Eric Guster is planning a business incubator for the Huffman area.<p>Guster just purchased a 22,000-square-foot …

Startups

‘Entrepreneurship porn’ paints a pretty picture of startup life, but glosses over the dangers

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has been teaching MBA students for more than 15 years.<p>When he first started teaching, all his students wanted to work for …

Entrepreneurship

“The Lean Startup” is an unproductive legend

The only real measure of success for a startup is not to stay a startup. And yet, the gurus of innovation and entrepreneurship admonish us to “innovate continuously, like entrepreneurs do,” “fail forward,” and “fail fast.”<p>These slogans come from an ideology born out of <i>The Lean Startup</i>, which …

Startups

The customer’s problem is always more important than your solution

Ever fall deeply in love with a business idea on paper, only to find out that in reality it doesn’t resonate with customers? It’s a story I’ve seen play out a lot, experiencing many failures of my own before finally succeeding with two startups in the early days of the internet. While I enjoy those …

Product Management

College Entrepreneurship 101: Finding Your First Investor

So you think you have an ingenious startup idea.<p>You want to transform concept into product or service but don’t have the capital to make it a reality. It’s enough just making tuition and room and board. But with U.S. investors increasing the median seed size to $1 million, according to Pitchbook …

Startups

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

Jamia to offer PG diploma course on entrepreneurship

Jamia Millia Islamia’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has launched a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship, Innovation …

How to Cultivate and Sustain an Entrepreneurial Mindset After a Setback

The life of an entrepreneur is certainly one full of risks. Some risks pay off, sadly, many don't. Whether it's a bad investment, poor partnership …

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Startups

What Every CEO Needs to Know About Design

CEOs who are design thinkers now need to add 'design doing' to their toolkit.<p>"To personalize an experience in the context of the moment--to understand what makes a customer human--Reinventors don't just plumb lots of data, though they do that well. They're design thinkers. They approach problems …

Entrepreneurship of Today: Easy Ways to Turn Edupreneurs and Guide Students

It is important to teach lateral thinking to students of 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>Entrepreneurship today is undoubtedly all about starting businesses to solve societal …

Entrepreneurship

SoFi founder Mike Cagney is back with a new startup and $50 million in funding

Mike Cagney, who was ousted last summer from the lending company he founded, is back with a new startup and a whole lot of funding from at least one of his previous investors.<p>According to a new report in Bloomberg, Cagney, who earlier this year formed a new lending startup called Figure, has raised …

Venture Capital

Stripe expands its Atlas startup kit to let founders form LLCs

Payments company Stripe is today taking another step to expand its operations into a wider set of business services, targeting the startups that form its core base of customers.<p>Today, the company is announcing that Atlas, the all-in-one service Stripe started two years ago to help founders …

Startups

Understanding Blockchain: A Beginners Guide to Ethereum Smart Contract Programming

One of the hottest technologies of late is <i>blockchain</i>. A blockchain is a digital transaction of records that’s arranged in chunks of data called …

42 Percent of Startups Fail for This 1 Simple Reason (It's Not What You Think)

Close to half of the over 100 startups analyzed made this mistake -- and never recovered.<p>CBI Insights recently analyzed 101 startup post-mortems (reports they wrote after they failed). The researchers extracted the top reasons startups fail, including things like a pivot going wrong; legal …

Techstars Graduates First Virtual Accelerator

Long gone are the days of having to take three months out of your schedule and relocate to Silicon Valley to participate in a high-end tech …

Why Co-Leadership Is The New Strategy For Company Growth

Dynamic duos are everywhere you look — in pop culture, history, and on the big screen. Some of them, like Batman and Robin, have the potential to change the world. Others, like Jekyll and Hyde, are a recipe for disaster. It’s the same in business: the wrong partnerships can pull you down, but the …

Where is Artificial Intelligence taking us?

Recently, <i>The Spectator</i>, in association with NatWest, brought together leading entrepreneurs, MPs and technology writers to discuss where Artificial Intelligence (AI) – or the fourth industrial revolution as it is often termed – is taking us. Guests included: Simon McNamara , group CAO of NatWest, …

Artificial Intelligence

Japanese couple apologise for ignoring work pregnancy timetable by conceiving ‘before their turn’

A Japanese worker has been reprimanded by her boss for “selfishly breaking the rules” after she became pregnant before it was her “turn”, according to media reports.<p>The woman was working at a private childcare centre in Aichi prefecture, north Japan, when she found out she was pregnant.<p>However, the …

Child Care

How to Create Value as a Photography Entrepreneur

Dear friend,If you’re interested in photography entrepreneurship and want to learn how to monetize your passion– ask yourself, “How can I create …

Tiny Spotify players, smart sleep masks and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

You don’t need to carry your smartphone to enjoy Spotify on the go anymore. Mighty is the tiny, lightweight Spotify player that’s ideal for runners and outdoor adventurers who want to leave their hefty smartphone at home.<p>It’s just one of the awesome ideas in this week’s Crowdfund Roundup. We also …

Bump is a peer-to-peer marketplace for streetwear

As the streetwear and sneaker industry continues to explode in popularity, we’re seeing more and more startups popping up to service the industry — all from slightly different angles.<p>Meet Bump, a peer-to-peer take on a streetwear marketplace. Founded six months ago in the U.K. and now part of Y …

Peer-to-peer

Startup Accelerator Plug And Play Gives Cleveland A Jolt

Cleveland’s entrepreneurial community is about to get a jolt of energy. In March, Plug and Play, the startup accelerator that’s helped Google, PayPal …

Crowdinsight – Get honest crowdfunding feedback from real people

Getting maximum exposure and honest feedback for your crowdfunding campaign is often difficult. With Crowdinsight, you'll be able to receive honest …

Top Seven Questions that Investors Ask Start-ups & How to Handle Them

Ensure that you spend time explaining your unique selling proposition (USP): product quality, features, positioning and of course the team's core strengths and achievements<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of …

Startups

New Fund For Small Businesses To Be Developed

Government has allocated R2.1-billion toward the development of small- and medium-sized businesses.

Small Business

Here's How AI Is Changing VC Funding

Venture capital firms are using machine learning to make their investment decisions. Here's how to use AI for better business insights and better access to funds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any current discussion of artificial intelligence in the workforce centers …

Startups

Barclays investment bank division pays women half as much as men

In a vivid illustration of the gender pay gap in the banking industry, Barclays pays its female employees at its investment banking division, Barclays International, about half of what that division's male employees earn.<p>In its 2017 annual report released this week, the United Kingdom-based company …