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How to turn a good idea into a business

With the success of companies like Apple and Facebook, an increasing number of people are starting their own companies in the hope of making it big. …

Nonprofits

6 Tips on How to Self-Finance Your Startup

Bootstrapping allows you to grow at your own pace and frees you from the demands of investors. Here's how to do it right.<p>Avoiding outside investment can be smart on at least a couple of levels. Not only does bootstrapping a company allow you to grow at your own pace, you also don't have to be a …

Small Business

Beware of These 6 Assumptions in Your Startup

Co-founder of Hostt<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s easier to dream than to do, and by necessity, entrepreneurs are some of the the most daring dreamers around.<p>However, they also have to be the "doers" to make those dreams reality. And to get there, each …

Entrepreneurship

Swedish startup Klarna's valuation has almost doubled because of how huge the payments industry is

But Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski isn't worried about the competition. We caught up with him as the company announced partnerships with ten US retailers to discuss a new investment that has almost doubled the company's valuation to $2.25 billion (£1.4 billion).<p>He told Business Insider: "People …

FinTech

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business Today

Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it’s the right decision?<p>Are you scared of failing? of going broke? …

Amazon threatens US government over drone testing

E-commerce giant Amazon tells Federal Aviation Administration it will move drone testing abroad if it is banned from flying outdoors<p>Amazon has warned America's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that it will move its drone research programme outside the US if the company is stopped from testing …

FAA