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When Amazon Threatened Its Business, This Company Decided to Work With the Enemy -- and Revenue Grew 500 Percent

What do you do when you realize your company faces near-unbeatable competition?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2012, Amazon was starting to become a real threat to our continued success. I was the newly-minted CEO of an IT services company, Logicworks, a top complex …

Business Strategy

Tech's biggest companies shy away from going public

Though more companies are choosing to IPO, tech's biggest startups are holding off on going public as they fear that their sky-high valuations from …

Startups

Crowdfunding platform Seedrs will let people trade shares in private companies they invest in

Seedrs announced on Monday that it is launching a secondary market, giving investors the opportunity to trade private shares.<p>This allows investors more control over when they make a return from their investment. Currently, crowdfunding investors only have money returned to them when a company they …

Venture Capital

Identifying The Pain Points Of Today's Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Over the last few years, we have witnessed a huge surge in the number of people aspiring to be entrepreneurs. The trend is extremely positive and holds …

Entrepreneurship

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

3 Top REITs to Buy in 2017

Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, are a great way to start collecting passive income. Here are three top real estate investing options.<p>The …

Investing

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Self-improvement

A $150 million fund, The Engine, will back startups others find ‘too hard’

A fund and accelerator for advanced technology startups, The Engine, closed its debut fund at a robust $150 million this week, according to its president, CEO and managing partner, Katie Rae. Last year, TechCrunch reported that MIT was investing $25 million into The Engine, becoming the anchor LP …

Venture Capital

Now Anyone Can Invest in Startups—if They Have the Stomach for It

With equity crowdfunding, you can become an investor in the next big thing, or in flop after flop after flop<p>When Oculus VR sold to Facebook for $2 billion in 2014, some asked: What if the people who backed the virtual-reality startup two years earlier on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter had …

Startups

The head of the world's largest hedge fund explains how he learned to invest

In an interview with Business Insider's global editor in chief Henry Blodget on "The Bottom Line," BI's new weekly business show, Dalio laid out the fundamental investment philosophy that led to Bridgewater's becoming the world's largest hedge fund in 2005.<p>It's maintained that position ever since, …

Markets

Why psychology lost its soul: Everything comes from the brain

What happens to your soul after you die? Nothing, as it does not exist.<p>George Paxinos, <i>Neuroscience Research Australia</i><p>Many people today believe they …

Inventions

5 Rules to Buy Low and Sell High in the Stock Market

<b>This article appeared first on</b> <i>The Stock Market Blueprint Blog</i><b>.</b><p>Every investor claims to buy low and sell high in the stock market. No one can argue …

Precision Medicine's Post-Racial Promise

Genetic and social data could allow physicians to make more exact diagnoses. But can they eliminate racial disparities in health?<p>Race and medicine have a long, fraught history. From eugenics to social Darwinism to medical experiments on slaves, the use of race as a basis for medical decisions has …

Health Care