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Why Investing in Women-Led Startups Is the Smart Move

Research and personal experience have shown women entrepreneurs are a good bet for this angel investor.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re interested in investing in early-stage companies, it is wise to focus some of your investments on companies led by women. …

The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or manager, there’s no underestimating the power of motivation.<p>Motivation is what energizes, maintains, …

How More Women Are Stepping Up To Fund Women Entrepreneurs In 2018

Evidence has found that women business owners start and raise less capital than their male counterparts. Yet, the credit risk of women-owned firms that are six or more years old are indistinguishable from their male counterparts, according to Small Business Credit Survey Report on Women-Owned …

4 Things Harvard's Guru on Wealth & Families Taught Me

Harvard

7 Lessons from Investing in 200 Startups

Investing

Here's how much money you need to start investing, according to self-made millionaire Tony Robbins

For Tony Robbins, self-made millionaire and best-selling author of "Unshakeable" and "Money: Master the Game," investing isn't complicated.<p>He breaks …

There’s an implosion of early-stage VC funding, and no one’s talking about it

Amid record amounts of capital raised by VCs worldwide, and a sharp rise in the number of private “unicorns” valued at $1 billion-plus, there has been a quiet, barely noticed implosion in early-stage VC activity worldwide.<p>The chart below is dramatic, and accurate. Since 2014, the number of VC …

Under Silicon Valley’s Rough Turf, Tunnels of Women’s Networks Spread

[<i>Corrected 7/11/17, 11:02 am. See below</i>.] Revelations about gender bias and crude sexual harassment at Uber have been followed by similar claims by …

We Need to Start Talking About Money

About a year ago, one of my colleagues at Ellevest did an informal survey with 10 of her girlfriends. One of the questions was “Which [your savings …

Your Life, Upgraded

<i>Inspired by the must-read “A Story of a F-Off Fund,” we look at how life may turn out with and without an investment plan…</i><p>Your Story 1.0<p>People should …

Retirement

Another reason to give money to your mom: Women tend to be better investors than men

A landmark 2001 study showed that women outclassed men as investors by nearly 1% a year. Now we are coming closer to understanding why: Testosterone …

SALLIE KRAWCHECK: There's a critical piece of career advice women aren't getting

Former Wall Street exec Sallie Krawcheck, the CEO of women-led investment platform Ellevest, says there’s one piece of crucial career advice that …

6 Ways Our Founders Are Finding Balance and Avoiding Burnout in the New Year

Finding a healthy work-life balance can be one of the hardest parts of running a business. Thanks to our smartphones, work can easily follow us home, …

2016 Review of Female Founders Raising Institutional Capital

We are back again with our annual update on the state of female-led companies raising institutional capital in NYC using Series A rounds as our …

A simple, five-minute test could make earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s possible

Last Thursday, Jan. 21, I sat perched at a laptop, my eyes fixated on a pair of black-and-white images on the screen. Every few seconds, a new set of images appeared. Some depicted everyday items, such as a teddy bear or ice cream cone. Others looked more abstract, like Rorschach ink blots.<p>At some …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

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Follow My Lead For Stock Market Success: What I've Learned Investing In The Stock Market

I've been investing for almost 20 years now. That includes three bull markets, two recessions and two bubbles bursting. Yet, through it all, when I …

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

9 Wise Men Who Taught Me How to Put Life Ahead of My Startup

Life without work is meaningless and work without life is slavery. Here's how I learned this the hard way.<p>OK, so here's the plan. Start a company, work 100 hours per week for a few years, exit for millions, and then, only then, start the rest of your life. If you're single, good. If you're married, …

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<i>This article is part of a series entitled: 9 Wise Men Who Taught Me How to Put Life Ahead of My Startup. We've already covered easy routines to energize your mornings, mindset shifts toward financial freedom, starting businesses for passive income, and Clayton Christensen's guide to a meaningful</i> …

Personal Finance

Personal Finance

What is 'Personal Finance'<p>Personal finance is the science of handling money. It involves all financial decisions and activities of an individual or …

Personal Finance

4 Best Personal Finance Apps as of December 2017 | Investopedia

If you're like most people, you check your smartphone at least 50 times a day – looking at everything from text messages and work emails to weather …

How to Have the Dreaded Money Talk with Your Partner

Talking money is hardly romantic, but it’s totally necessary for any serious relationship. Whether you’ve got a ring on it, are domestically …

Retirement

The Investing Mistakes Women Make (and They're Different from the Guys')

You may have read articles about the top mistakes investors make. Google the phrase and you’ll read a lot about over-trading, overconfidence, falling …

​The Worst Money Advice I’ve Heard Lately

There is a lot of money advice out there, and it feels like there’s even more of it targeted to women these days. That is a great, great …

Trump adds to Cabinet with Chao, Price

WASHINGTON — On a busy day of meetings and appointments, President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday picked former Labor secretary Elaine Chao to be his Transportation secretary and tapped Georgia congressman Tom Price to be secretary of Health and Human Services — the point person to roll back …

It Took Sheryl Sandberg Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

It's one of the quickest ways to grow as a person.<p>I want you to ponder the following question for a moment, because it's one of the most important questions you'll ever answer.<p>How do you respond to feedback?<p>Sheryl Sandberg recently visited Airbnb to share lessons learned from her years at Facebook …