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Parents are rethinking how they raise their children.<p>14 min ago6:06 p.m. Aug. 6, 2018<p>Having children? You may want to live here.<p>53 min ago5:27 p.m. …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Buffett Should Be Buying Accenture

I will start with a quote from Warren Buffett's letter to shareholders from the 1958 Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) annual report:<p>"To …

Why Small Businesses Should Include Gift Cards In Their Marketing Strategy

Gift cards can be a simple way to increase sales.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Gift cards can be a simple way to increase sales, attract new customers and deepen relationships with existing ones. Here’s a look at how you can use gift cards as part of your …

Marketing

BlackRock's Koesterich Explains Why He Invests in Gold – Bloomberg

BlackRock's Koesterich Explains Why He Invests in Gold<p>BlackRock's Koesterich Explains Why He Invests in Gold<p>BlackRock's Koesterich Explains Why He …

Investing

Tech Titan Shares Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

I was very fortunate to come across the pitch deck template that is shared in this blog post during the early days of my entrepreneurial journey. The …

Venture Capital

The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

Google Gives Up on Google+ as a Facebook Rival

It’s been a slow death, but the mourning may now commence.<p>Google put the final nail in the coffin of its ambition to make Google+ a real competitor to Facebook, Twitter and other leading social networks.<p>Brad Horowitz, who took the reins of Google+ earlier this year , said Monday that users will no …

Social Media

YCombinator's YC Fellowship will give $12K to people with big ideas

Before companies can become companies, they start out as ideas. YCombinator President Sam Altman said in a blog post today that the fund is now looking to help people with great concepts get to the point where they finally become real businesses.<p>That experiment is the YC Fellowship program, which …

A Dozen Lessons for Entrepreneurs

The 25IQ blog posts below have been rewritten and are now part of a new book that will benefit the author’s chosen charity: No Kid Hungry. The author …

Google takes on iBeacon with cross-platform Eddystone beacons

Google is going after Apple's iBeacon by revealing a new standard for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons. Eddystone is claimed to be an open BLE …

Google Introduces New Open Format And Developer Tools For Working With BLE Beacons

Google today introduced a number of new products around Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons in an effort to challenge Apple’s iBeacon ecosystem.<p>These new products include a new open beacon format, tools and APIs for building apps and services on top of beacons, and a new developer-centric service …

Internet of Things

3 Ways to Screw Up Your Accelerator Interview

Alums from top accelerators explain where founders most commonly go wrong and offer advice on how to avoid these pitfalls.<p>Getting into a top-tier accelerator like Y Combinator or 500 Startups can be an amazing breakthrough for your business, but getting to all that juicy mentoring and exposure …

7 Lessons from 500, YC, Angelpad alum — How to Prepare For Any Accelerator Interview

This month 500 Startups and General Assembly teamed up to hold a pre-accelerator program. Last week, we had our mini Demo Day.

Startups

Kickstarter

Perhaps the most well-known and by far the largest crowdfunding site, Kickstarter has funded 67,000 projects and raised over $1 billion since its launch in 2009. Claims to fame include the Pebble e-paper watch, the Ouya gaming console and the Veronica Mars movie. The Kickstarter model attracts …

Crowd Funding

Automation, Efficiency, Scalability: The Keys to Startup Success

Competition among startups is becoming more intense as more and more companies, especially in the tech industry, keep cropping up. There are fears …

8 Scalability Questions to Answer When Building the Network of Tomorrow, Today

A recent Gartner survey shows that 75% of data center professionals are expected to adopt Software Defined Networks (SDN) within the next five years, …

6 Rules for Building and Scaling Company Culture

Great founders start businesses not to create a company but to solve a problem, to serve a calling, and to understand that they have a purpose that can actually make a meaningful difference. But of course, they also want their businesses to survive – and thrive – after they’ve moved on.<p>Great …

Back-End Developer

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5 keys to hiring security talent

Hiring (and retaining) data security talent is one of the toughest jobs today, especially after a slew of high-profile data breaches that have driven …

11 Excellent Free Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

In his recent Reddit AMA, visionary and serial entrepreneur Elon Musk wrote: “It is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree—make sure …

Entrepreneurship

Hate It Or Love It, Tinder’s Right Swipe Limit Is Working

Tinder has been making waves the past month with the introduction of Tinder Plus, a premium tier of the service that adds extra features like the ability to rewind a left swipe or search for potential matches in a different city. However, Tinder Plus also brings a new “right swipe limiter” into the …

10 Types of People Who Will Help Your Business Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may be running the show, but the people on your team have just as much of an impact on your company's success as you do.<p>Smart entrepreneurs surround themselves with positive people, especially when business is bad. Positive people …

Business Strategy

The 6 Guys You Need in Your Entourage

Surround yourself with these guys to optimize your social life<p>Your boorish buddies may be slobs—but they also help you get laid, according to the latest news from the animal world.<p>Australian researchers found that blandly colored male guppies—like those you had in your fish tank as a kid—were more …

Avoiding Bear Markets

The new all time highs in most of the major averages over the past two weeks has reduced the number of bearish articles on the stock market, but don’t expect that to last for too long. In late January and early February, the new bear market articles reached a high level, which was part of the …

Jim Slater: This is the most reliable sign shares will rise

Buying or selling of shares by a firm’s directors can be a great clue for investors. But you need to know how to interpret their dealings, says Telegraph share tipper Jim Slater<p>The share prices of quoted companies usually rise substantially if the results are well ahead of market expectations. It …

Startup Mentors — How Do You Filter Out The Good, The Bad And The Ugly?

In light of the recent brouhaha over the actions of a particular European investor who had a habit of attaching himself to accelerators as a ‘mentor’, it seems an appropriate time to do a quick rundown on the kinds of things entrepreneurs need to look for in genuine potential mentor to them and …

Common Pitfalls in Technology Naming

<i>Aaron Hall is the Associate Director of Naming at Siegel+Gale.</i><p>While naming your new tech product or company can be a lot of fun, it certainly isn’t easy. When approaching naming for the first or tenth time, there are some common pitfalls and traps in which companies tend to get caught.<p>While it …

The Most Important Factor Of Startup Success

Whenever you think of startups, you very likely think of young people brimming with ideas sitting in garages and dorm rooms and solving problems with technology. We are conditioned in a way to consider the idea even over the person who came up with it, but after listening to entrepreneurs, I’ve …