Jorge Cantu

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This Startup Is Making It Incredibly Easy to Start a Business

Silicon Valley payments upstart Stripe said Wednesday it is debuting a new program, called Atlas, to help more entrepreneurs be able to set up U.S. …

5 Words Millionaires Understand Better Than Others

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there is one thing that all millionaires today have in common, it is that they know how to be successful. While their success may come from different places, and they may have earned their money in different ways, this is one thing …

Self-improvement

Got $20? You can be an impact investor.

Here's a list of impact investments that are open to anybody.<p>Long the preserve of wealthy investors, impact investing is opening up to ordinary …

The 5 Most Common Excuses of Wannabe Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be an entrepreneur, but you aren’t already, what’s stopping you?<p>Personally, like many in the entrepreneurial community, I’m of a mind that anyone can be an entrepreneur. With free resources available from government …

[Viral Now] 10 Things No One Will Tell You About Starting a Business

These days it seems everyone is calling themselves an “entrepreneur.” There’s a lot of talk about leaving your job, following your dreams, ...<p>A+ …

The Week in Review: Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Theory Confirmed

A team of physicists announced their “biggest scientific breakthrough” on Thursday, as Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves theory was proven correct. The scientists, from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, confirmed that distortions in space, …

50 things you should be doing without thinking if you want to be an entrepreneur

Instead, the best lessons come from experience, and only by adopting beneficial habits on a daily basis can you gradually attain the excellent leadership, decision-making, and adaptability necessary to assure your success as a startup founder.<p>Those lessons? To get you started, here are 50 of the …

Self-improvement

How Indiegogo Is Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding To Empower Entrepreneurs

Indiegogo is introducing new partnerships to help entrepreneurs beyond crowdfunding.<p>Indiegogo pioneered crowdfunding in 2008 when the company's cofounders, Danae Ringelmann, Slava Rubin and Eric Schell grew tired of the options available for securing access to capital. They believed the Internet to …

Startups

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

<i>By Rina Deshpande</i><p>As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we are faced not simply with the creation of new habits but also with the management of temptation.<p>Over the last decade, a surge of research has emerged in science publications about the psychological and …

Mindfulness

Do You Want to Be Truly Rich? What I Learned From a Weekend With a Multimillionaire

The brilliant business insights were only the beginning.<p>Building a successful business takes a lot.<p>The greatest entrepreneurs start by identifying a problem, then creating an effective solution. If you want to push forward, you'll also need a hardworking spirit and the ability to remain resilient …

I Am My Ancestors; Coming to America

Project info<p>As a counterpart to my self-portrait series recently done in Romania, I am exploring life<br>as it might have been for my grandmother, had she immigrated to the United States now.<p>This work is real and not real. They are photographs of me, but not me. The images represent truth and …

Dream of being your own boss? Join the sole traders

There are 3.3 million sole traders in the UK, accounting for more than 60% of all private business. We look at the pros and cons of becoming one<p>Chasing invoices, juggling family life and dealing with clients who expect the world for a pittance – all these are part of the daily grind for a sole …

Are You Ready To Be A Lifestyle Entrepreneur?

Enter the world of a lifestyle entrepreneur. The lifestyle entrepreneur has built their business around their ideal lifestyle. Lifestyles may vary, but it is for that person to choose which niche is right for them.<p>Are you ready to be a lifestyle entrepreneur? The benefits of lifestyle …

Cognitive Computing Provides Retailers With A Map For Success

Technology — whether it’s smartphones enabling consumers to check prices as they roam a retail store’s aisles or e-commerce fueling online buying — has upended the retail industry’s traditional business model and changed consumers expectations.<p>As a result, the retail industry finds itself faced …

The 11 Best Podcasts for Small Business Owners

“Podcasts make learning simple – just download the file, plug in your earphones, and go about your regularly scheduled life. Get a work out, cook …

Small Business

How This Entrepreneur Built a $4.3 Million Marketing Agency for Mommy Bloggers

For years, Danielle Wiley's business idea stared her in the face--until one day when she just had to act.<p><i>She's been described as an Ari Emanuel for "mommy bloggers," with less cursing. As CEO of the Corte Madera, California-based content marketing firm Sway Group, Danielle Wiley represents a legion</i> …

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

11 Easy Ways to Be More Successful

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

5 ways to balance a successful startup with family life

As a mother of four, I can personally attest to the challenges of building a business while trying to keep your family life on the rails. A new …

5 Really Good Reasons Why You Should Start a Business in 2016

There's never been a better time to strike out on your own.<p>Have you been dreaming about starting your own business? This coming year is the time to stop dreaming and start doing.<p>That advice comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates. The site's editors asked best-selling author and career …

Using Fear To Become Successful

For the past 19 years, I have hustled and worked very hard to push my life forward. I overcame incredible odds, like not being legally allowed to work, not understanding the language of the place I lived and still having to find work, not having the opportunity to go to school, and questioning if I …

The 15 most influential thinkers in business

You can credit Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, for example, for sowing the seeds that became Silicon Valley's obsession with "disruption." And there are INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, whose book "Blue Ocean Strategy" has sold 3.5 million copies and been …

Michael Porter

5 Morning Rituals To Start Your Day With Magic

Ever switched off your alarm and immediately dived into emails, texts, and Instagram — only to later ask yourself why you feel so frazzled? I’ve been …

Commuting

11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Sells Secure Account Passwords for $2 Each

11-year-old Mira Modi is cashing in on her knowledge of strong, easy-to-memorize passwords. She started her own online business earlier this month, …

11 Benghazi takeaways: One for each hour

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House Benghazi committee took its best swings at Hillary Clinton in a day-long hearing Thursday -- but the former secretary of state remained mostly calm throughout the hearing, save for a few animated moments in which she struggled to mask her contempt for her Republican …

Government

Five surprising facts about sleep

<b>1.</b> Your dentist could be the key to help you stop snoring. "We're able to fit people with a customised mouth guard-like device that is worn while …

How to Start a Side Business While You're Still Employed

Credit: Rawpixel/Shutterstock<p>Thinking about starting a business? You aren't alone. Forty-four percent of people are more interested in doing so now …