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15 People Who Had Near-Death Experiences Describe What They “Saw”

Stories about people dying and coming back to life grab our attention in a way that few other things do — and a lot of it has to do with what people …


Why Successful Entrepreneurs Never Forget Their Core Values

Co-founder and CEO of MailChimp, Ben Chestnut, talks about the key to sustaining a successful business.


Samsung starts mass producing 'PM1643' SSD with monstrous 30.72TB capacity

Solid state drives are much faster than mechanical hard drives. From a capacity perspective, however, the old-school hard drives typically offer more …

Computer Science

There are 3 'Why' Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

Co-authors of 'Shortcut Your Startup,' Courtney and Carter Reum, give you the questions that will help you create and meet your goals when starting a business.

Small Business

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …


Bannon Interviewed by Mueller for Multiple Days: Report

Steve Bannon was interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller over multiple days this week, two sources told NBC News on Thursday. The former chief …

Donald Trump

This Way of Selling Online is the Future of Retail (and It's Often Overlooked)

If you want a quick way to scale and test products, this is your best bet.<p>The Internet has revolutionized shopping. Customers can now purchase whatever they'd like with a simple click of a button or tap of the finger. Most purchases now come from online retailers rather than brick-and-mortar …


Want to be a founder? Go get a job, says venture capitalist Joe Kraus of GV

Yesterday, at Startup Grind, an event series that’s aimed at new founders and people contemplating becoming entrepreneurs, we sat down with Joe Kraus, a partner for the last eight years with Google’s early-stage investing arm, GV. Kraus, who’d earlier cofounded two companies — Excite and Jotspot — …

Venture Capital

How to Build a Side Business While Keeping Your Day Job

It's a delicate dance amping up a side hustle while staying true to your current employer.<p>The saying, "Don't quit your day job," has become all but …

Small Business

MIT’s new chip could bring neural nets to battery-powered gadgets

MIT researchers have developed a chip designed to speed up the hard work of running neural networks, while also reducing the power consumed when doing so dramatically – by up to 95 percent, in fact. The basic concept involves simplifying the chip design so that shuttling of data between different …

Deep Learning

Want to Get Funded? Make Sure Your VC Pitch Deck Has These 4 Things

Be short, direct, and focus on what matters most in a pitch context.<p><i>How long should a good venture capital proposal be? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Shane Luke, Start-up Founder</b> …


7 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Business Without Knowing

As an entrepreneur, things won’t always go your way – especially when you’re just starting out. When that happens, you might find yourself questioning everything about your business – from your team to your strategy and even down to the product itself. While the answer often lies in one of them, …

Small Business

Hanergy's thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiency

The China-based international energy corporation Hanergy was recently lauded for its newest solar production module, the highest efficiency …

Clean Energy

MIT CSAIL’s drone is never quite sure where it is

The current generation of autonomous drone navigation and flightpath planning systems are almost <i>too</i> precise, demanding hundreds of measurements be taken so that the UAV knows exactly where it is in space at any given moment. And if those readings are off by even a little, then the drone is in for …


48-volt systems could be the new standard in the future’s vehicles

Electric cars won’t only be good for the environment — they’ll be good for your power-hungry tendencies, too. As per a new report from the New York …

Electric Vehicles

When You Have to Carry Out a Decision You Disagree With

One of the great frustrations of being a middle manager is that senior leaders make decisions that go against what you would have done had it been up to you. Sometimes you are part of the decision process, and other times the decision is simply handed down. Either way, you are now responsible for …


This Young Entrepreneur Explains Why You Shouldn't Fear Being Wrong

Maran Nelson of Clara Labs says that being able to eliminate ideas that don't work for you is freeing and sets you in a positive direction.<p>6 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Open Every Door</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer,</i> …


Video: Russia’s opposition leader claims to have figured out the Trump campaign’s Kremlin connection

In a video released today, leading Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny alleged that a former Trump campaign aide “transmitted” information to the Kremlin. The conduit: Russian aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska, who is known to be part of Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.<p>Paul Manafort worked with …


Video: Russia’s opposition leader claims to have figured out the Trump campaign’s Kremlin connection

In a video released today, leading Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny alleged that a former Trump campaign aide “transmitted” information to the Kremlin. The conduit: Russian aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska, who is known to be part of Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.<p>Paul Manafort worked with …


What Startups With Global Ambitions Can Learn From International Innovators

Learning what works for global tech startups could help us improve our own startup scene.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each January, more than 170,000 attendees come to CES, the world's biggest technology event, to see the latest in innovation. One of the …


Microsoft releases its LinkedIn resume helper for Word

Microsoft is now ready to polish your job applications -- the company has released its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant for Office 365 subscribers. The AI-based helper sifts through LinkedIn profiles to find prominent examples of work experience and skill listings for your dream job, giving you …


Infographic: The 20 Most Common Reasons Startups Fail and How to Avoid Them

These do's and don'ts can make or break your startup.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you have a great new idea or invention, and you are ready to open your startup business. But, you've been scared by the well-publicized statistic about startup failure -- …


Day One Ventures launches fund which wraps VC and PR into one

There is a clutch of new VC funds launched in the US every year, and but when you look at the stats around new funds started by women they are pretty dismal.<p>A cursory glance at the figures from last year reveals that out of 153 funds founded in the US last year, only four were founded by women, and …

Venture Capital

To Build a Great Company, Start With Your Death, Then Work Backwards

Stop sacrificing yourself to meet the needs of your business. Your business should be meeting your needs.<p>Name the day and hour you will die.<p>When it comes to strategic planning exercises, Lanny Goodman gets right to the crux. He doesn't ask clients where their companies will be in five years. …

Richard Branson

The World Will Need 637,000 More Pilots in the Next Two Decades

More and more people are getting ready to travel by plane. Who is going to fly them?<p>Airlines, especially those in Asia, have ordered new aircraft …


The 1 Thing Every Entrepreneur Has to Do to Make Money (Even Though You Don't Want To)

Co-Founder of Brooklyn Brewery, Steve Hindy, explains how he transitioned from working on everything to create his company, to becoming the boss and managing employees.

Brooklyn Brewery

Ehang proves its passenger drones are the real deal in new flight footage

Chinese drone maker Ehang wowed visitors at CES 2016 when it brought along a prototype of its passenger drone; however, it didn’t have much else to show at the time. Now, it’s released footage of the 184 in flight with a passenger for the first time, with the company’s CEO on board.<p>Following ‘1000 …


2 Fundamental Rules All Startups Need to Secure Funding

Follow these two rules for a head start on scaling your startup.<p>Every Startup is of course different, with its own challenges, its own wins, and its own rules. Anyone who tells you there are rules to startup success is lying. Period. Full stop.<p>There are no rules to follow that will turn you into …


Calling the Trump Era by Its Proper Name

Four terms that may capture the moment, each implying a different danger<p>Donald Trump’s first official State of the Union address—which seems as if it happened back in the 19th century, but in reality is five days in the past—highlighted something that was implicit in his campaign and increasingly …

Political Science

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hypes claims on immigrants, TV viewers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking leverage in immigration talks, President Donald Trump overstated the impact of a March 5 deadline after which he suggests a program protecting thousands of young immigrants from deportation would end. In fact, a recent court ruling has rendered that deadline basically …