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Chrome can sometimes get you a better YouTube experience than the YouTube app<p>YouTube is the internet’s replacement for the TV, so it’s only natural that we’d use it as our background noise provider, however Google doesn’t make that easy on mobile devices. Unless you have a YouTube Red subscription, …

Become a Millionaire With These 7 Habits

These seven habits will help you earn a lot of money and achieve financial independence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>You must …

The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Self-help

How to build a brand in initial days of your startup to establish

How to build a brand, what is branding? <b>The brand is the make of a product; branding is the reputation of that make</b>. However, the word BRAND has its …

Graphic Design

Hundreds of high school girls victims of online ‘pornography ring’

More than 2,000 graphic images of female students have been shared by teen boys on a website that can only be described as disgusting.<p>Over 70 schools …

How to Expand Your Startup to a Second Location Without the Hassle

Startups are always in various stages of growth. There were 1800 venture capitalist deals in 2015, and many of them allowed businesses to expand. …

The Best Time to Raise Money for Your Startup

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

Venture Capital

How to Finance a Start Up | Business Loans | Small Business Loans | Startup Funding

At some stage, most entrepreneurs will need to finance their startup. This means raising money to fund the continued growth and development of their …

Small Business

This square isn’t actually rotating. Here’s why.

Many people think of their eyes as operating like a movie camera – capturing everything that happens in front of them and then projecting those images back into the dark room that is the brain.<p>But scientists say that metaphor isn’t accurate. Our brains don’t just watch a rolling film of everything …

Neurophilosophy

How to Build a Business When You Can't Quit Your Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us get the urge to become an entrepreneur at one point or another. We may be called to create something from scratch, or lead a team of people or just earn money without having to answer to a boss. Whatever the motivation, the …

Why You Should Never Feel Intimidated by Investors

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

Edward Snowden Denounces Russia’s New "Big Brother" Surveillance Bill

Edward Snowden has been in exile in Russia since 2013, when he leaked classified documents about the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance …

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

5 Rules for Building a Great Relationship With an Angel Investor

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

The 10 Commandments of Obtaining Angel Funding

<i>This piece was originally published on AllBusiness.</i><p>To get angel investors to invest in your start-up, you have to make sure you understand their …

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

Meet the Nine Women of the FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List

When Brenda Berenice Delgado was added this week, she became the 506th person ever to be part of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list — and only the ninth woman in the 66 years since it was created.<p>Delgado, 33, has been a fugitive for more than six months, wanted on capital murder charges in …

Crime

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Can a brain scan uncover your morals?

It’s hard to imagine Steven Northington killing two people. The 43-year-old says he likes to make people laugh, “like a comedian”. He’s a loyal son to his troubled mother and father. He sends his younger sister birthday cards from prison and draws elaborate smiley faces on them. His defense team …

University of Pennsylvania

Meet Portland’s newest VC firm: Elevate Capital looks to invest in Oregon startups

Entrepreneurs in Oregon — including those among underrepresented groups — have a new option to finance their startups.<p>Elevate Capital launched today …

Men are suffering from a psychological phenomenon that can undermine their success, but they're too ashamed to talk about it

Common symptoms include worrying that your success in life has been the result of some kind of error and thinking that everyone around you is more intelligent than you.<p>For years, the scientific community believed that the phenomenon was largely confined to high-achieving women. But many of those …

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, …

How Venture Capitalists Value Startups

Below is a short excerpt from a book I am writing on breaking into venture capital. The passage covers — at a high level — how venture capitalists …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy
Antonin Scalia

Shark Tank Reality -- Backstage Insights From A $1M Winner

When I learned that one of my former UC Santa Barbara students scored a $1 million investment from the Shark Tank judges, I reached out to see what insights he might be able to share with his fellow entrepreneurs. Whether you love or loath the show, his responses might surprise you.<p>Jeff Overall, …

Entrepreneurship

This Bone-Chilling Story Shows How 1 Serial Rapist Almost Got Away With His Crimes

Police didn't believe one of his 18-year-old victims. But detectives in other cities took victims' claims seriously.<p>As an ex-Marine, Marc O'Leary was meticulous. He knew how to sanitize the scene of his crimes to remove most of his DNA, and he surveilled a victim's home well in advance to learn how …

Can’t get your startup funded? Maybe you suck

There’s this guy. He left his seven-figure salary job to pursue a startup. Has spent last three years trying to build it. He approaches venture capitalists (VCs) and angels every quarter but gets rejected every single time. He is running out of the loan he took from friends and family. Should he …

Venture Capital