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Africa Rising

Keynote Address by Christine Lagarde<br>Managing Director, International Monetary Fund<br>Maputo, May 29, 2014<p><i>As prepared for delivery</i><p><b>Introduction</b><p>Good …

Ugandan student makes a billion through apps | Reuters.com

July 6 - Twenty-two-year-old Ugandan IT student Abdu Sekalala has made a fortune from mobile apps, benefiting from Africa's fast-growing telecoms market. Hayley Platt reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>He's only 22 and already a billionaire - at least in Uganda where he lives. IT student …

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Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?

Google is in the throes of its very own Space Age.<p>In addition to dropping billions on satellites and snapping up companies that could eventually help it spread wireless connectivity throughout the globe, a new report alleges that the tech giant is in advanced talks with Richard Branson’s space …

Space Travel

What You Learn When You Work With Your Dad

Working with family isn’t always a nightmare. Ira Schwartz, CEO of Free Country, owes much of his success to working alongside his dad.<p>Working with family can seem a nightmare for some.<p>But for Ira Schwartz, CEO and founder of Free Country, an active outdoor apparel and products company, family is …

The Mindset All Successful People Have in Common

More than any habit or talent, this particular way of thinking about the world will help you achieve your dreams.<p>What sets truly successful people apart from those who never realize their dreams? Is it a particular set of habits? An increased appetite for risk? Skill at networking? Plain old …

A Big, Fat Lie People Tell Entrepreneurs

Starting a business? Expect to get lots of unsolicited advice from family, friends, and neighbors. And if they feed you this line, don't buy it.<p>Unfortunately, it is a vicious cycle.<p>One reason we don't have more successful entrepreneurs is that people who want to create something new and better …

10 Tips for Mastering LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the social network for the professional crowd. It can be a fantastic resource for networking, hiring or finding a job, gathering sales leads, staying up-to-date on industry news and participating in the conversation.<p>But for entrepreneurs who are just starting up, or perhaps less …

Infographics

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said being an entrepreneur would be easy. A million obstacles seem to stand in the way each and every day. The naysayers and budget woes can be enough for the average person to start waving the white flag.<p>But you are not an …

Entrepreneurship

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Consumer tech is cool, but agriculture tech could save the world

I might peg myself as a nerd by saying this -- or win some friends? -- but I’m a sucker for companies at the intersection of farming and the Internet …

"Worry is interest paid before paid before it's due."- Zig Zig

9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You learn quite a few things going through SEAL training. You learn how to focus. You learn perseverance. You learn the fleeting nature of pain. Most of all, you learn how to summon the last iota of inspiration to carry you through the …

Motivation

40 Best Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Don't just read them. Live them, and make your dreams a reality.<p>Sometimes, all you need is a little push. A little nudge. A little burst of inspiration.<p>Here are 40.<p>Tweet 'em. Share 'em.<p>But most important, pick the one that makes your skin tingle, your heart race, your motor rev, and place it …

If This Guy Made $1M Wearing T-shirts and Selling his Name, What's Holding You Back?

If this guy can make over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts, selling his last name, and writing a book, what's holding you back?<p>Jason SurfrApp (formerly Jason Headsetsdotcom and Jason Sadler) has been dubbed "the king of sponsorships." He's had everything sponsored from his t-shirt, his last name, a …

5 Questions To Ask Before Going Into Business With A Friend

Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor, co-presidents and co-founders of Juicy Couture became famous for their celebrated casual clothing line, which they went on to sell in 2013 for a whopping $195 million. Sure, their story of success has had its share of ups and downs—like any other …