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I Published a Book 5 Years Ago and I'm Still Getting Paid. Here's How to Take Your Book From an Idea to a Source of Passive Income.

Jeff Rose lays out his personal learning curve with the book publishing world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How does writing a book translate to real profits? The answer, according to Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose, is taking the initial chance and treating …

Thought Leadership

This Entrepreneur Only Does What He Wants, and This Simple Philosophy Has Made His Business Worth Millions.

How being present and making the most of every minute will improve your productivity and happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with Dollar Beard Club co-founder Chris Stoikos to talk about the …

Entrepreneurship

You'll Never Guess the Average Age of Successful Silicon Valley Founders

Nope, whatever you're thinking, go higher.<p>It's no secret that Silicon Valley is a playground for the young. Various high-profile VCs have straight out said they prefer funding 20-somethings, and job ads routinely (and possibly illegally) note that only "digital natives" need apply. If you want more …

We’re eating too much meat and it’s making us sick

While Senate Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the future of health insurance in our country remains unknown. But what we do know is that chronic diseases and conditions continue to be the leading cause of disability and death and claim 90 percent of the US health care …

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

When the going gets tough, true leaders take action.<p>Tesla, the electric-automobile manufacturer led by famed CEO Elon Musk, has struggled mightily with safety over the past few years. California nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, recently made headlines when it reported that the …

The SaaS Co. closes €800K seed funding to develop AI-driven sales assistant

The SaaS Co., a startup that helps Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies with B2B sales, has raised €800,000 in seed funding, money it plans to use to further develop its AI-driven sales assistant. Backing the round are various unnamed angel investors, along with the European Union via a €300,000 …

Startups

Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures back Apptopia’s next-gen app intelligence platform

Apptopia, a startup that began its life as a marketplace for reselling apps before morphing into the app intelligence provider that’s now used by Google, Facebook, Pinterest, NBCU, and others, has closed on a second seed round of $2.7 million. The round, which was led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy …

Billion Dollar Tech Trends for 2017

Here are some of the emerging technologies that will make billions of dollars starting next year.<p>Companies worldwide will spend $3.5 trillion on IT in 2017, market research firm Gartner predicts.<p>Above all else, companies are expected to increase their spending on software and services (as opposed …

6 Strategy Lessons From A Former Chess Prodigy Who’s Now A CEO

While everyone compares business to chess, only a few people can teach the game’s most profound lessons. Here, Justin Moore, CEO of the cloud company Axcient, does just that.<p>Justin Moore is the CEO of Axcient, a rapidly growing cloud services provider. Moore, now 31, is also a former star of the …

The healing power of AI

Erik Birkeneder Contributor<p>Erik Birkeneder is an intellectual property attorney at Nixon Peabody focused on digital health and medical device companies.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone<p>Artificial intelligence originally aspired to replace doctors. …

Facebook’s next big platform: Your camera

Facebook can’t build everything. For a decade, its strategy has been to provide the canvas, then let developers paint it however they want. That’s because there’ll always be another game. Another app. Another… selfie filter?<p>The hot trend in consumer social networking has progressed from text update …

Social Media

Microsoft acquires gaming startup run by 18-year-old

Microsoft just snatched up a startup run by a teenage entrepreneur.<p>Microsoft (MSFT)'s Xbox team announced on Thursday it acquired Beam, an interactive livestreaming platform for gamers.<p>18-year-old Matt Salsamendi launched his Seattle-based startup, which has 24 employees just 8 months ago. The …

Never Meet an Investor Without Doing This First

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

How To Track Your Net Worth And Why It Matters

Abby Ryan has painted a new painting every day for the past eight years. I learned about Abby from Seth Godin, who has published a blog post every day for the past 6,000 days. Allow me to add my story to their amazing examples of dedication and perseverance–I’ve tracked our net worth since 2003.<p>It …