Alan Rash

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Apple defends new ad-tracking prevention measures in Safari

Apple isn’t backing down from a new approach that limits how web visitors can be tracked by online advertisers.<p>The new feature in Safari, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention, was first announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It incorporates a number of different ways that …

retargeting

The 5 Levels of Entrepreneurship: Which Level Are You On?

Are you a professional or is your side hustle just a hobby for now?<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David explains the five different levels of entrepreneurship, from having an interest in something to …

Entrepreneurship

Want to 10X Your Business? Expand Into This Market, Says This Serial Entrepreneur

If you thought the U.S. was big, look at the size of this market, says a Yale lecturer on entrepreneurship.<p>Startups are incessantly hungry for one thing: Growth. One source of growth--the kind of growth that scales companies fast--is international expansion. And one of the biggest markets that pops …

Startups

28 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Why U.S. hardware startups will start moving to China

Hardware startups seem to be “in” one minute and “out” the next in Silicon Valley. For years, venture capitalists wouldn’t go near hardware startups. They were, as Wired put it, “the ugly stepchild of venture capital.” This started to shift a couple years ago thanks to cheaper parts, rapid …

Startup investing for the little guy

<b>In the old days, an investor hoping to get in on the ground floor of the next Google GOOG, +0.09% or Facebook FB, -0.49% had a couple of options:</b> …

Startups

6 badass marketing ideas from unconventional industries

From a business standpoint, it doesn’t make sense to spend money on marketing unless it helps you generate more revenue. And where are the best places to spend your marketing dollars? If you’re thinking Google AdWords, SEO, or social media – yeah, they’re great – but they’re also …

Marketing

27 charts that will change how you think about the American economy - Vox

The US economy is changing — and not always in the ways people expect. Fewer people are working in the manufacturing sector, yet we're producing more manufactured goods than ever. In many ways, the US economy is less dynamic than is commonly believed — the number of startups is dropping, people are …

Economics

12 Business Metrics That Every Company Should Know

<b>HOW DO YOU</b> measure your company’s performance?<p>The way <i>not</i> to do it is by following your gut feeling. Running a successful business requires a thorough …

Customers

The Beginner’s Guide To VC

<b>tl;dr: Tired of being the only person on the couch who doesn’t understand the jokes in Silicon Valley? We’ve got you covered.</b>The venture capital …

45 VCs offer advice on getting a job in venture capital

We thought it would be useful to see how some experienced VCs, and newbies, did it and what they have to say on the matter. This is not a detailed how-to on becoming a venture capitalist.<p>In fact, if there's anything that these VCs agree on, it's that there's no single path or guaranteed way to …

Kevin O'Leary's 7 Golden Tips for Startups

<i>Image credit: Matthew Eisman | Getty Images</i><p>A demanding boss and a high school crush taught Kevin O'Leary one powerful lesson early on in his life.<p>I recently had the chance to talk with the entrepreneur, chair of O'Leary Funds and investor on ABC's reality show <i>Shark Tank</i>. "Mr. Wonderful," as he is …

Five Local SEO Tips for Small Business Owners

In our fast-paced, digital world, few things help small businesses the way a local search engine optimization (SEO) strategy can.<p>Search engines keep …

Small Business

How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development

column | Learning Strategies<p>How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development<p>By Carla Jefferson (Columnist)     Jun 16, …

How Inexperience Can Trip Up Asian Bidders For Western Companies

By Sam Weisberg<p>In January, private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners sold its UK-based private education portfolio company, Mander Portman Woodward, to Kaplan International, the auction process went more or less as expected—that is, until two Asian suitors, heretofore unknown to Levine …

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past four years I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs and worked closely with a number of them. I’ve …

Business Strategy

This May Be the Biggest Mistake an Entrepreneur Can Make

Probability is a wonderful tool but it may also be the surest path to an ordinary life devoid of innovation.<p>Our greatest fear is uncertainty. We will do anything to avoid it, including lying to ourselves and trying to pretend that we can work around it by creating certainty through decisions that …

Motivation

Understand This Before You Enter Into a Relationship With an Entrepreneur

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A relationship in of itself can be hard. Add entrepreneurship into the mix, and it can get complicated. It takes a special kind of person to be an entrepreneur. You have to be self-motivated and driven by a bigger why. You have …

Entrepreneurship

How to Start a Great Business at Any Age

You dream about it.<p>Starting your own business.<p>On your long commute or when you struggle through another meeting, it's on your mind. Like a little flicker of flame ready to burst into a full-on fire.<p>You know you can find more purpose and meaning in your work. Maybe you even have an idea for your new …

6 Things Alexis Ohanian Wishes Someone Had Told Him Before He Started Reddit

In remarks at Inc.'s annual GrowCo conference on Wednesday, the entrepreneur, investor, and Internet advocate divulged the most valuable lessons he's learned since he launched the hugely popular website in 2005.<p>After many years away, Alexis Ohanian, the serial entrepreneur, investor, and …

Startups

Tweaking Your SaaS Marketing To Instill Startup Growth

SaaS Marketing Growth Primarily evidenced by the explosive growth several startups have managed, growth hacking is a successful development tool …

Here’s Why Most Online Startups Fail

Most of us personally know or heard about someone that made it in the online world through a startup that ended up being highly successful. Using …

Small Business

Tata Trusts ties up with Khan Academy to provide free online education in India

Tata Trusts has announced that it will be supporting US-based non-profit Khan Academy to provide free online education to Indians through one of the …

India

Great Tools to Make Kids Enjoy Math Learning

Assign and grade math homework in less than 10 minutes a day. Now available for Algebra 1.<p>Play a variety of Common Core-aligned math games online or …

Education Technology

3 Lessons from Starbucks' Red Cup 'Controversy'

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starbucks, one of the largest and most visible corporations in the world, is again in the crosshairs of haters everywhere -- or at least on social media. Fresh off recent controversies, such as last year’s pumpkin spice …

Social Media

Udacity partners with Google to expand nanodegree program to India

Online education company Udacity will start offering classes tailored to Indian students, marking the startup’s first effort to target a country …

4 ways to build a defensible business

Defending against competitors is on the agenda of most businesses; be it a board of a huge company contemplating the next step to cement its position in the market, or a startup explaining to VCs how it will be defensible in the long run.<p>No company can be eternally defended from the tentacles of …

How to build a killer app and other ways to make money online

by John McDuling<p>Here’s something to think about. Venture capital funds in the United States poured $US12 billion ($16 billion) into internet-related …