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Lost Greek city dating back 2,500 years discovered by archaeologists

Archaeologists have discovered a 2,500-year-old lost city in Greece.<p>Researchers from the University of Gothenburg and the University of Bournemouth …

Archaeology

Deseat.me Finds and Helps You Delete Random Accounts You've Signed Up For

Gmail: When you sign up for any online service, you usually need to add an email address. If you usually use a Gmail account, Deseat.me can scour …

3 Ways to Startup Success Without Big-Time Funding | Inc.com

Here's a newsflash: Unicorns are dying and funding is drying up. It was tough when we bootstrapped my last startup, Cuddlr, but now even heavier hitters are working hard to pull in funding.<p>In short, if you plan on starting something today, then don't depend on much, if any outside support.<p>The good …

Profit

Wish CEO Compares Shopping App's Success To Donald Trump's Victory, Confirms $500 Million Investment

Despite Donald Trump’s winning campaign, it’d be safe to say few Silicon Valley CEOs would publicly suggest comparing their companies with the President-elect. But on Nov. 8, Wish CEO Peter Szulczewski found the perfect analogy for his e-commerce startup’s silent success.<p>Speaking onstage at the …

Get Ready for the DotCloud Boom

The website has gone from being a tool to talk about and advertise a business, to actually being the business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At the very onset of what we now refer to as the “dotcom boom,” nobody knew what was going on. Nobody knew the phrase dotcom …

Why do Start-ups Fail? Revenue May Be the No. 1 Reason.

And a the failure to differentiate your product is a key reason for that lack of revenue.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Opinions vary as to why start-ups fail. One business publication conducted a study, of sorts, which determined that a lack of need for the product …

Paris is transforming a historic train station into the world’s biggest “startup campus”

A bold plan to turn a historic Parisian train station into a giant campus for tech companies got a boost today after Facebook said it would be among the first tenants, according to Business Insider.<p>The development is known as Station F, and it will be housed in the refurbished Halle Freyssinet, a …

9 startups Apple bought in 2016, and what they do

Apple buys a lot of companies, but it doesn't talk much about them, making it hard to keep track. So we put together nine of its acquisitions reported this year.<p>This list is not exhaustive, we know for sure some purchases have never been revealed.<p>As expected, artificial intelligence companies …

Machine Learning

The Biggest Reason This Investor Rejected Startup Pitches

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

7 Rising SaaS Startups Delivering Stellar Content

They may just be your gateway to additional services in the cloud.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contemporary marketing is a new world of challenges, some well-defined and many still evolving. It wasn’t long ago when content referred to just about any language and …

Sit-Ups and Planks Aren't Enough to Build a Strong Core

If you can hold a plank for ages and crack walnuts with infinite sit-ups, you’ve got good core strength. But a strong core is more than brute-forcing …

AR startup Blippar added real-time facial recognition to its app

Blippar, the AR (augmented reality) startup aiming to build a visual catalog of every object in the world, has added real-time facial recognition technology to its mobile app, allowing users to create "Augmented Reality Face Profiles."<p>The new technology enables users to scan or "Blipp" faces — …

Stop Waiting for Your Billion-Dollar Idea and Do This Instead

Conventional wisdom says that if entrepreneurs want to be successful they should strive to create breakthrough tech products in new and huge …

Anti-aging pill startup Elysium Health inks at least $20 million in Series B funding

Elysium Health markets a pill formulated with ingredients it says will keep you feeling young and, according to a source close to the matter and documents obtained by TechCrunch, the startup has closed on $20 million in Series B financing at what we’re told is a $157 million valuation led by …

Are Big Data, Predictive Analytics And Social Media Getting In The Way Of Basic Marketing?

I recently purchased an accessory for a phone that required assembly instructions. Unfortunately, the English instructions were unintelligible—incorrect grammar, missing words, sentence fragments, etc.<p>Last month, I received an offer for a credit card—which I already have and regularly use—that was …

Marketing

The 7 cheapest European cities to live in

And if you want to find somewhere cheap with good job prospects, there are actually numerous cities across Europe that over a decent standard of living.<p>Salaries differ across Europe, but a higher pay packet does not always come with a better standard of living.<p>According to Glassdoor's report titled …

How Flywheel, Lululemon, And Camelbak Engage Users With Interactive Content Marketing Strategies

Content marketing is all about driving engagement and is one of the more effective ways to cut through the clutter of the overly saturated digital ad space. Resourceful and compelling content is always valued by customers and is critical to generating long term brand loyalty and meaningful sales.<p>As …

Marketing

The 15 hottest New York City startups you need to watch

In just the last few months, we've seen the $3 billion-dollar acquisition of Jet and talks of IPOs on the horizon for Blue Apron. Silicon Valley giants like Google continue to hire in the region, and West Coast giants like Uber and Lyft are expanding their presence and fighting for turf in New York …

Students only needed 36 hours to solve Facebook's fake news problem

Facebook has been struggling to keep fake news stories from infiltrating its trending sections and off people's newsfeeds. But it turns out all the …

Fake News

Tech start-up tips: ‘Don't worry about launching with an imperfect product’

From stepping outside your comfort zone to embracing mistakes, finalists from this year’s Pitch@Palace event share their tips on staying motivated and starting up a tech business.<p>1. Embrace your mistakes<p><i>Tip by Wesley Sugden-Brook, founder, Drenched (winner)</i><p>“The mistakes we made were needed for us …

Germany says Britain should prepare itself to lose its financial passport post-Brexit

Schäuble told the Financial Times that Britain should also prepare itself for huge exit costs and tough tax conditions in the event of a Brexit.<p>He told the paper that euro clearing must be done within the eurozone because "the euro is the EU's common currency even when not all member states of the …

10 Success lessons from Eric Ries – “The Lean Startup” for entrepreneurs

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share72<p>+13<p>Shares 111<p>Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology and the author of the popular entrepreneurship blog Startup …

WATCH: Video Essay Examines Marvel's Color Grading Problem

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has brought iconic characters and stories to life, but has it ever looked a little lifeless to you?<p><b>RELATED: How Will</b> …

B.S. Detector Lets You Know When You're Reading a Fake News Source

Chrome: Facebook has a very real fake news problem. To help combat this, B.S. Detector will show a little red warning when you’re about to click a …

This Startup Led By Google Veterans Has Snagged $8.5 Million

Heptio, a startup that aims to help businesses deploy modern software efficiently, just launched out of stealth with $8.5 million in Series A …

Indiegogo lets you invest in potential startups

When a kid with a good idea asks you for $20 to fund their new startup, you give that money in the hope they'll do some good. That can sting, however, when they become a multi-billionaire and you don't even get a note of thanks with $20 stapled to it. Indiegogo is working to remedy the issue by …

Startups

34 things you should remove from your résumé immediately

If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight them.<p>Here are 34 things you should strike from your résumé right now.

The 7 Best Branding Techniques for Your Startup

Having a quality product is important, as is marketing said product to costumers. But without a solid brand, your company could be dead in the water …

Entrepreneurship