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What Do Investors Look For When Evaluating a Startup?

When you’re building a startup from the ground up, one of the first things you have to think about is whether you need seed funding. If you decide …

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?<p>Photo by chris riebschlager<p><b>1. Planning</b><p>We can't work all the time, but then again we can't …

Procrastination

ARM's $31 billion takeover shows that information is king

SoftBank is getting a bargain<p>ARM Holdings, a chip design firm that doesn’t manufacture or sell any chips, has just been bought by SoftBank for a cool $31.4 billion. That’s four times as much as Microsoft paid for Nokia, close to three times Google’s expenditure on Motorola, and an order of …

We've spent the last 3 years using Airbnb to live in 50 countries — here's how we afford it

<i>Here, they share their tips for traveling the world on a budget.</i><p>We've lived for a short time in 50 countries. In order to stay within our budget, we have to spread "the wealth" over expensive and less expensive destinations so it evens out.<p>Scandinavia, Israel and the UK are expensive. Mexico, …

Budget Travel

Is it cancer? Diagnosing yourself online is about to get easier

People often search for their symptoms, but the right diagnosis can be hard to find. Google and Microsoft are working on ways to improve things<p>When Liz Jurcik of Seattle felt a sharp pain in her side and back in January of 2013, she didn’t think much about it.<p>Jurcik, a 31-year-old human resources …

Cancer

Electricity generated with water, salt and a 3-atoms-thick membrane

Proponents of clean energy will soon have a new source to add to their existing array of solar, wind, and hydropower: osmotic power. Or more …

Stop These 8 Negative Mindsets That Make Entrepreneurs Miserable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is far from easy. Sleepless nights, constant stress and wearing multiple hats, all are the norm. From the outside looking in, it might appear that it’s all rainbows and sunshine, but ask even the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

'Space Plane' which could fly anywhere in the world in four hours secures €10m development contract

Could we soon be saying goodbye to long-haul flights? One company has taken an important step in making this dream come true.<p>Oxford's Reaction Engines Ltd (REL) announced it has received a €10m development contract with ESA, so it can work on its revolutionary Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket …