Ivan Franco

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Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Investing

Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes | Inc.com

Amy Errett is CEO and Founder of Madison Reed, a startup revolutionizing every aspect of the home hair care experience. Amy founded Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist and social-mission visionary, under her …

Entrepreneurship

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List | Inc.com

<i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to be very direct. I've …

Books

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15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Entrepreneurship

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success | Inc.com

<i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Rebecca Massey, who quit a 'safe, reliable' full-time job to be a writer, on Quora:</b><p>When I …

Motivation

STOCKS GET CRUSHED: Here's what you need to know

For now.<p>Stocks got slammed again on Friday as the market continues its terrible start to 2016 that is, on a first-10-trading-days basis, the worst start ever.<p>Yes, ever.<p>Crude oil also continues diving to new lows with Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, falling below $29 at one point on …

Stock Markets

5 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Needs

As I'm sure you're all aware (aka tired of hearing about it) -- I'm self-employed and loving it. Being my own boss has been both super fulfilling and super stressful, and I'm still learning how to keep it all balanced. Sometimes it just seems like there aren't enough hours in the day and I'm …

Project Management

5 Things Not to Do When Running a Small Business

I’ve been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle …

Small Business

3 Ways To Cripple Your Startup From Day 1

photo credit: © david_franklin / DPC<p>Painful to watch.<p>Passionate entrepreneurs pursuing their dreams, full of energy and hope, trying to change the world...only to commit every mistake in the book. One after the other.<p>The result? Years of time and piles of cash up in smoke. Cut down before they had …

Business Strategy

What Warren Buffett Isn't Doing

<i>Photo courtesy of Flickr.</i><p>I don't know Warren Buffett. I didn't interview him for this article. But I'm pretty sure I know what he isn't doing to cope with the worst first four trading days in history for the S&P 500 index to begin a calendar year.<p><b>Buffett isn't listening to pundits on TV</b><p>The …

Investing

This 16-Year-Old Business Phenom Tells You How to Create Lifelong Brand-Loyal Consumers

Pay attention to what this teenager has to say about marketing to Millennials.<p>When a 16- year-old business tycoon reaches out to you on Twitter, you pay attention. I was instantly impressed with Connor Blakley, both when I chatted with him on the phone and when I recently met him in person.<p>At age …

Public Relations

Marketing in the Digital Age: Trends to Watch in 2016

Remember 1995? That was the year we put ‘e’ in front of everything to signify that it was being done ‘electronically.’ eBusiness, eCRM, and eProcurement were all the rage.<p>Fast forward to 2016 and we’ve dropped the ‘e’ because doing things electronically has become the norm. The same will happen …

10 Things Entrepreneurs Overlook in Their Search for Funds

Entrepreneurs often forget the basics of good business when searching for funds. They think money from any source is good money, and in the process, …

Venture Capital

The Important Question Every Employee Should Be Able to Answer

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship