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If You're Bothered That Kylie Jenner Is Worth $900 Million at Age 20, It's Time to Admit This Brutal Truth

Her story reflects a central, brutal truth of our age. It's probably time we all admitted it.<p>Let's talk about Kylie Jenner: scion of the Jenner-Kardashian family, reality TV show star, entrepreneur, social-media influencer.<p>Also, at age 20, near-billionaire. She's worth more than $900 million, …

Kylie Jenner

Welcome to Waltonville, Where the World’s Richest Family Reigns

The largest family fortune on earth is run out of two floors of unmarked suites in Bentonville, Arkansas.<p>The building is a discreet nerve center for …

Real Estate

A start-up found a smart way to build a sports media brand: High school basketball

A couple of weeks ago, a company called Overtime announced that it had raised a $9.5 million Series A round from Andreessen Horowitz as well as other …

HomeKit light switch makes your smart lights dumb again

As if HomeKit and other automated home appliances weren’t bad enough, now you can buy a HomeKit-enabled light switch. That’s right. Instead of just walking into a room and flipping the switch on the wall to turn on the lights, you can now walk into a room, flip a switch on the wall to turn on the …

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies

SAN FRANCISCO — The currency they were after was virtual, but the guns they carried were anything but.<p>In the beach resort of Phuket, Thailand, last month, the assailants pushed their victim, a young Russian man, into his apartment and kept him there, blindfolded, until he logged onto his computer …

Bitcoin

I Cofounded a Company and Led It to an IPO and a $2.5 Billion Acquisition. Here Are 5 Things I'd Do Differently

If you are a CEO or founder, or thinking of becoming one, don't ignore these lessons as you build your company.<p>From the outside-in, Trulia's path to its IPO and later acquisition was a smashing success. In reality, the road was fun but not without its share of major bumps along the way.<p>Now three …

Startups

A Walmart executive who sold his first startup for $6 million, 2nd for $550 million, and 3rd for $3 billion, reveals how he became wildly successful

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US.</b>• <b><br>He founded Quidsi and sold it to Amazon in 2011 for over $500 million. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. His first startup was acquired for $6 million.</b>• <b><br>Lore says radical transparency,</b> …

How Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Run Efficient Meetings

Insight from the best business brains to make your meetings more productive.<p>Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet …

Jeff Bezos

Don't Set Up an LLC Without Doing This 1 Thing

Make sure you understand the tax issues associated with LLCs before you dive into your next business venture.<p>You're starting a new business. Your friend told you to set up a limited liability company (LLC). So you set one up and opened up a bank account. You're ready to dive in. But you forgot one …

Tax Preparation

Ripple's co-founder is one of the world's richest people after XRP's 37,000% rise

• <b>Chris Larsen, the co-founder and former CEO of Ripple owns 5.19 billion XRP, Forbes reported Tuesday.</b>• <b><br>That stash, plus a 17% stake in the company, means he could be worth $37.3 billion.</b><p>XRP, a cryptocurrency for international money transfers by the fintech company Ripple, has been on a tear this …

Cryptocurrency

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new …

Watch a young Steve Jobs explain why most professional managers are “bozos”

Nobody ever accused Steve Jobs of lacking strong opinions.<p>In a video posted to YouTube, a young Jobs talks candidly about his approach to management and leadership. As the founder of Apple, and the guiding force who transformed it from emerging upstart to one of the world’s most innovative and …

Leadership

Something weird happens to companies when they hit 150 people

The dynamics of companies change fundamentally when they exceed roughly 150 people, in ways that startup founders can struggle to address.<p>“It’s one of the magic numbers in group sizes,” contends Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox, who joined in 2005 when the internet company had fewer than …

Warby Parker

This is the magic number of employees when a startup CEO's role starts changing big time

Sharma has built his dynamic email startup into a profitable company in just 5 years, and he says part of the reason is that he understands most jobs at the company.<p>But there's a specific number of employees a startup reaches when trying to do too much as CEO swiftly becomes a detriment. Sharma …

How this woman grew her startup from zero to $58 million in three years

Susan Tynan's favorite bit of advice when asked for words of entrepreneurial wisdom is this: Ignore the well-meaning naysayers who tell you your idea can't be done.<p>Tynan is the founder and CEO of Framebridge, an internet custom framing startup. Founded in 2014, she has raised nearly $37 million …

It Took Elon Musk Just 3 Minutes to Give the Best Business Advice You'll Hear Today

This short interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk is packed with valuable lessons.<p>Elon Musk has emerged as one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI (among a host of other companies), he's confronting some of the world's biggest challenges …

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How Amazon founder Jeff Bezos went from the son of a teen mom to the world's richest person

On Friday, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos became the richest person in the world.<p>Worth more than $90 billion, according to Forbes, he took the top …

Jeff Bezos

The Boy Genius Behind the $28.5 Billion Cryptocurrency Ethereum

Buterin is a big player in the hacker-style financial revolution.<p>There are tons of twentysomething entrepreneurs all over the world, undoubtedly coding up the Next Big Thing this very moment.<p>And then there's Vitalik Buterin.<p>Unlike most men his age -- or any age, for that matter -- Buterin, 23, has …

Genius

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

Employment

Elon Musk's brilliant email rule at Tesla

<b>By Frank Chung</b><p>Elon Musk is famed for his unconventional management style.+<p>The South African-born entrepreneur behind companies including Tesla and …

Why Every B2B Business Should Do LinkedIn Remarketing

You might already rely on LinkedIn for part of your online marketing strategy. But do you know you can use it for remarketing?<p>Considering trying remarketing on LinkedIn?<p>That's especially a great idea if you're running a B2B outfit. Remarketing will give you the opportunity to reconnect with people …

AdWords

eShares raises $41 million to play both sides of tech IPOs

eShares, a Silicon Valley-based provider of equity management software, has raised $41 million in Series C funding co-led by Social Capital and Menlo …

Take a tour of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' 5 giant homes and thousands of acres of land across the US

Disney built a blockchain, and now its creators are trying to turn it into a commercial platform to compete with Ethereum

<b>-It's designed to be more private than other popular blockchains like the bitcoin and ethereum protocols.</b><p><b>-Now some of the developers behind the technology want to build a commercial business to make it easy for less technologically savvy businesses to get involved.</b><p>From animatronics to digital …

Priceline CEO explains the key to cracking the Chinese market

The Priceline Group (PCLN) operates across 220 countries, but CEO Glenn Fogel is the most bullish on one market: China.<p>With over $68.1 billion in …

An ex-Tesla engineer created an FDA-compliant cure for hangovers

But what started out as a fun side project to find a cure for hangovers has grown so big, he felt he had to quit his job this week and launch a company.<p>On July 5, his startup Morning Recovery, will be open for business, where it will sell an FDA-compliant hangover cure.<p>The whole thing started about …

Materialize.X is using machine learning to disrupt the $300B engineered wood industry

What’s the next $300 billion industry to be disrupted by technology? Wood. Specifically, engineered wood.<p>For background, engineered wood is the technical name for any wood product (like particle board) that is created by bonding wood chips into different shapes using an adhesive. It’s much cheaper …

Machine Learning

Five Canadian billionaires who fly under the radar

Most Canadians have heard of the Thomsons, Galen Weston, the Irvings and Jim Pattison. They are Canada's wealthiest people, and they've been at or near the top of the list for years.<p>But a new crop of billionaires has emerged. They built their wealth on the power of silicon computer chips as …

Verizon terminating 8,500 accounts due to roaming data use

<b>Update (9/22/17)</b>: Verizon Wireless has reached out to give us an update on this situation. It has confirmed that it sent out roughly 8,500 notices to customers that it would no longer offer service to due to high roaming data costs. After coverage of this by Android Authority and other outlets, …

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