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Trump's regulatory freeze: What happens to 'startup visa' alternative?

The Obama administration set a new path for foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the U.S. -- but will the Trump administration take it away?<p>The International Entrepreneurs Rule is the creative alternative to a startup visa and would extend "parole status" to foreigners building fast-growing companies …

Immigration

Innovation under the hood will rev the engines of a fintech revolution

Matt Heiman Contributor<p>Matt Heiman is an investor at Greylock Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Predicting success in startup consumer brands<br>• Why ‘TAM’ doesn’t matter to me<p>When the internet was first created in the 1970’s and 1980’s with the introduction of the ARPANET its early years were …

Here's How to Tell If Your 'Impossible' Idea Will Really Work, According to a Billionaire Entrepreneur | Inc.com

You have what you think is a brilliant new idea for a product, company, book, or other project. You've shown it to a bunch of experts, and they've all told you the same thing: It'll never work. Are they smarter than you? Or just too set in their ways to see the big opportunity you do. Wouldn't it …

High Blood Pressure

A French woman turned her address book of Paris’s best insider spots into a multimillion-dollar startup

It started with a tip about a secret spirits distillery behind a flower shop in the Bastille.<p>For the last eight years, a weekly email called “My Little Paris” has been revealing the city’s hidden gems to millions of Francophiles. Initially self-published by avid flâneur Fany Péchiodat for friends …

Micro-investing app Stash raises $25 million Series B

Stash, a mobile application that aims to make investing easier for those who aren’t as financially experienced, has raised $25 million in Series B funding, the company announced today. The round, which follows the startup’s $9.25 million Series A just this August, was led by prior investor Valar …

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

The 10 Best Business Books of 2016 | Inc.com

Not every business book that thumps onto your desk is a worthwhile read. But just a cursory glance at the year's endless stream of flaps, blurbs, and press releases suggests a few trends in 2016. Among them: fewer leadership titles. More niche or skeptical perspectives on data and technology. An …

Books

10 Success lessons from Les Brown – “It's Possible” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share53<p>+11<p>Shares 66<p>Les Brown is a motivational speaker, former U.S. politician, popular author, radio DJ, and former host of The Les …

Two Must-Read Science Books -- And Why You've Only Heard Of One

Precision medicine fans were treated this year to two must-read popular science books–one you’ve probably heard of, written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York physician-author, the other, less familiar, produced by a self-published biotechnology writer who grew up “shoveling pig sh-t” on a farm …

Books

41 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. …

Is under-water habitation a near-future possibility?!!!

In a world with a rapidly growing population and where cities are becoming ever more crowded, we need to explore new spaces where we can work and …

11 successful people share the unusual beliefs that helped them reach the top

Conventional wisdom too often yields conventional results. These entrepreneurs succeed where others don't because they hold some unusual beliefs that create massive results for their businesses. Learn from their ideas below to make your own venture a success.

Your Creative Calendar: 56 Things To See, Hear, and Read In December

Have a look at Co.Create’s selective roundup of the best movies, albums, books, tours, and happenings with which to close out your 2016.<p>It seems almost unfair that most pop culture critics and reporters have to put together best-of-the-year lists before the year is actually over. That’s because the …

The startup trying to become the Tesla of trucking is about to reveal its hydrogen-electric semitruck

Nikola wrote in a press release that the truck will be able to drive 800 miles to 1,200 miles on a single charge. The start-up also said the truck will boast more power than semitrucks currently on the road with over 1,000 hp and 2,000 ft.-lb. of torque. It will have a re-fill time of just 15 …

Google's New Feature May Drive Customers Away And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Google’s new feature may be a problem for bars and restaurants.</b><p>The new tool, which will be included in both Search and Maps, will alert users as to how crowded your bar or …

Small Business

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

This impressive tool uses big data to predict your future

Internet users leave combined data trail of over 2.5 billion gigabytes a day. That’s a staggering amount of information, and it’s information that can tell us a lot about our futures.<p>Predictive World is a tool combining big data, demographic information and personalized data to give a creepily …

Big Data

10 Success lessons from Benjamin Franklin – “America's Founding Father” for entrepreneurs

Share67<p>Tweet<p>Share188<p>+18<p>Shares 263<p>Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America (USA). A famous polymath, Franklin …

Six Tips for Fundraising in a Cooling Venture Capital Market

<i>Adnan Mahmud is the founder and CEO of LiveStories (Seattle ’14), a data collaboration hub for governments.</i><p>LiveStories recently announced our seed …

10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Outsource Immediately to Save More Time

Are you an entrepreneur looking to save time and money? Start outsourcing these five things today.<p>The saying goes that entrepreneurs are the only people who will work 80 hours to avoid working 40. More often than not, they're also the only people who will try to do everything themselves to save …

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 99<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

3 danger signs pointing to a looming recession

The biggest risk I see is an economy that is barely expanding beyond stall speed and threatening to fall into a recession.<p>The Census Bureau recently reported that the US economy grew at a 1.2% annualized pace in Q2. Plus, they adjusted the Q1 GDP growth rate from 1.1% down to just 0.8%.<p>That means …

Study Demolishes Private Equity's Claim Of Beating The Market

Private equity funds fail in their most important mission of earning more than investors can make in the public markets, a new study of more than 900 funds raised since 1986 finds. After adjusting for the heavier leverage PE managers place on portfolio companies and the tiny average size of the …

MasterCard expands digital payment service Masterpass

Mastercard expanded Masterpass, its digital payment service, so that consumers can now make payments both online and offline.<p>The expansion could ultimately kickstart mobile wallet adoption among a new subset of users.<p>Customers can now use Masterpass on three types of channels.<p><b>Online:</b> Masterpass is …

Podcast: Jim Rogers on Brexit and gold: ‘You should be very worried’

<b>Jim Rogers,</b> co-founder of the Quantum Fund with George Soros, prolific author on commodities investment, and chairman of Rogers Holdings joins us for …

Artificial-Leaf Inventor Slams New Energy Finance, Blames Universities

Daniel Nocera has given up on the American system for financing energy startups. It brings innovations to market too slowly, he said in Chicago this month, in part because the system is rigged to make professors wealthy.<p>“I’m starting to hate my community where a professor makes a discovery and they …

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …