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An app that has helped millennials save $25 million

Investors -- and millennials -- are nuts about Acorns.<p>Acorns is a new investment app that lets people automatically invest spare change from debit and credit card purchases.<p>On Wednesday, the eight-month old app announced that it banked$23 million in its third round of funding. The new round comes …

Venture Capital

NEA closes largest VC fund of all time

New Enterprise Associates has raised the largest venture capital fund of all time, closing on just under $2.8 billion for its fifteenth flagship …

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The Easiest, Fastest Way to Become an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there's one thing I've learned from starting Hack the Entrepreneur and interviewing more than 100 entrepreneurs in the past seven months, it's that not everyone feels like they are an entrepreneur -- at least not all the time.<p>Perhaps …

Entrepreneurship

Is Your Site Mobile Ready for Google's Big Algorithm Change? (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Google's got some huge changes coming to its SEO algorithm next week.<p>Mobile-friendly websites will be more important than ever for business searchability. The team at SumAll reviewed the upcoming changes and made this handy infographic …

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Hire Smart: How to Tell a Startup Superstar From a Weak Link

Building your startup dream team is a unique task. Every employee plays a huge role in the early days of a new business, so it’s incredibly important to hire the right people.<p>Your startup superstars need to be risk takers. The startup game can be unpredictable, so you want to have proactive, gutsy …

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Fear as a Positive Motivator: 5 Lessons Learned From the Loss of a Business Partner

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was May, 2010, and the pressure was tremendous. The economy was sputtering, sales were stagnating and a major development project was stalled at my startup where I was trying to keep it all together as CEO.<p>Then I got the call no one …

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