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Tiny house, giant journey

Couple quits their jobs to pursue a career dream

44 Ways To Make More Money

Usually, people who want to bolster their finances trim their expenses.<p>But cutting costs only goes so far. Unless you already make a lot of money and spend like a bon vivant, most people can’t eke out that much more from their budget by decreasing expenses. Plus, the more you retrench, the more …

Personal Finance

What color is this dress: A scientist explains visual ambiguity and color constancy.

The brain lives in a bony shell. The completely light-tight nature of the skull renders this home a place of complete darkness. So the brain relies …

Cognition

How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur

Any entrepreneur will tell you that startup life is not for the easily daunted. Rejection, product failures, and isolation are just a few of the tests that many entrepreneurs are put through on a routine basis. Add youth and inexperience to the list of things working against you—and you can see how …

Entrepreneurship

15 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Most Important Lesson They Learned In Their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including billionaire "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.

Entrepreneurship

First-time Founder's Guide to Term Sheets (Part 1)

<i>Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures.</i><p>In the past five years, seed-stage investing has experienced a boom. In North America, seed funds now represent 67 percent of all VC funds, up from 33 percent in 2008.<p>The CEE region is no different: according to European Private Equity and Venture …

Venture Capital

All Oceans Are Purple

Conventional wisdom is that blockbuster innovations are most likely found in new product categories. Business celebrities like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg—three college dropouts who made billions with stunning innovations that ignited whole new industries—reinforce this …

Innovation

The Steak And The Sizzle Of Entrepreneurship: How Baby Boomers And Millennials Can Get Together

When fellow Baby Boomer, Bob Marley, uttered the phrase, “Let’s Get Together” in 1977, he probably had no idea that his message would resonate with entrepreneurs almost 40 years later. The only issue is that we haven’t witnessed much “getting together” of the Baby Boomers and the Millennials to …

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

2 min read<p>You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 …

Small Business

How Two Brothers Built Life Is Good With $200

The co-founder of the T-shirt company learned how to scramble in a pre-social media era.<p><i>Editor's Note: This article is part of a</i> <i>series profiling companies that started up for less than $10,000</i><i>.</i><p><b>Company:</b> Life Is Good<b><br>Initial investment:</b> <i></i>$200<b>How he spent it:</b> <i></i>Blank shirts, screenprinting, peddlers' …

Selling

App Indexing, Predictive Services, And Unlocking Mobile Distribution

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>There is a “perfect storm” brewing in consumer mobile: Developers, companies, and investors see the explosive growth of smartphones (with …

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999 and was also founding CEO of digital media company RMG Networks, backed by KPCB.</i> …

Venture capital in an age of algorithms

We live in an age of algorithms. Cheap computing and abundant software have brought huge advances in all kinds of fields. Data scientists are …

20 Unusual Things 20 Successful People Do Every Day

Where success is concerned, sometimes the smallest things make the biggest difference.<p>All the successful people I know have at least one thing they make sure to do every day; one thing they feel contributes greatly to their success.<p>Some of the following are tech entrepreneurs, while others run more …

peoplefeel

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Life is short. This advice will help you make the most of it.<p>What does it take to be successful in life? There's no simple answer, but history has shown that there are practices that can maximize your chances of a productive, happy life.<p>Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the …

Self-improvement

Dan Porter Out At Zynga

OMGPOP founder Dan Porter has left the Zynga, a little more than a year after joining the company, BetaBeat reports. According to the report Porter, who was working as the VP of general management in Zynga’s New York offices, will be replaced by vice president of mobile, Sean Kelly.<p>“We thank Dan …

Zynga