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One Big Difference Between Good Leaders and Great Leaders

Great leaders are surrounded by something, and it is not a glowing aura or a flowing cape.<p>Have you noticed there's a difference between a good leader and a great leader?<p>Good leaders have an incredible array of skills. They communicate effectively, they set strategy for the firm, they encourage …

Use These Great Examples of Sports Teamwork to Grow Your Business

To some people, sports are just fun and games. Look closer, and they show a lot about how to grow a company.<p>One of the best parts about watching sports is seeing a team work in unison, with a common vision, and watching it succeed. Championships are won through the efforts of talented individuals …

This startup CEO crowdfunded £2 million after targeting just £750,000 — here's his top 3 tips for raising money

Over 1,500 investors gave money to the 6-year-old company during its campaign on Crowdcube, including the CEO of global property giant Jones Lang LaSalle and Lord Howard Leigh, the co-founder of Cavendish Corporate Finance.<p>Pavegen has already installed its energy-generating flooring in London Mayor …

Startups

6 Strategies for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

When you start a small business, it's not easy to get credit from traditional sources, so you've got to think creatively when it comes to raising capital. Crowdfunding has become a popular fundraising route for new or growing businesses. Even getting a line of credit can be a daunting chore. So, if …

4 Tips to Set You Up for Crowdfunding Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Securing funding from traditional lenders has become increasingly difficult for many small-business owners. Banks are under a lot of pressure to make good loans, and that pressure trickles down to entrepreneurs.<p>Fortunately, in the past …

Small Business

How my business raised £3.5m through crowdfunding

Mouldable glue business Sugru smashed its target in four days and broke two records. CEO Jane ni Dhulchaointigh shares her tips for a successful campaign<p>Sugru recently raised £3.5m on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube, smashing our original £1m target in four days. We broke two equity …

Would you help crowdfund a stranger's dream of becoming a millionaire?

An entrepreneur is conducting a crowdfunding experiment: to see if total strangers will help him or her become a millionaire in 90 days<p>The 21st century crowdfunding phenomenon has thrown up some interesting money-making schemes in recent years.<p>In March 2014, Noboru Bitoy asked Kickstarter users to …

Ecommerce vs. Crowdfunding

When you see Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to produce new tech, design, or fashion projects, it’s easy …

The Essential Guide to Crowdfunding

Everything you ever wanted to know about asking strangers for money on the Internet.<p>Last December, Nur-E Farhana Rahman sat in an Uber car in New York City, tears streaming down her face. Her months-long project to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, to expand production at her jewelry company, was about …

The 9 most popular computer languages, according to the Facebook for programmers

It has even been called the "Facebook for programmers," with lots of Silicon Valley firms requiring job applicants to include their GitHub profile right alongside their résumé.<p>That means GitHub is a great place to gauge which of the world's many thousands of programming languages are the most …

Programming Languages

7 Ways to Create a Friendly Environment at Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it, whether we mainly hire freelance help or manage a large office staff, we all have to work with people. Your company will run like a well-oiled machine if you learn to create positive relationships with your colleagues and …

Employment