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10 Things People Without Debt Do

We live in a world where car payments, credit card bills, and other forms of consumer debt are just assumed to be facts of life — as inevitable as …

100 Incredible Resources For Tech Entrepreneurs And Startups

Note: Please support the creator of this article by viewing it on DailyTekk.com (where I originally published it)!<p>Dude. Startups are hard. But they …

Escaping the ‘posers’: Why these founders left San Francisco to build a startup in Seattle

It’s only been a few weeks since Kori Handy and Mitchell Porter moved their startup from San Francisco to Seattle, but the founders are already …

How to Merge Your Professional and Personal Brand

It's a challenge all social media marketers face, at every level of the job.<p>From the C-suite to recent college graduates starting an internship, it's …

Public Relations

Inhabitat's Week in Green: oil rig oasis, bio-pyramids and Facebook's new home

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Tesla, the Silicon Valley-based electric carmaker, is unrivaled when it comes to automotive innovation, and now the company is moving beyond the garage and …

3 Recent Books For Budding Data Scientists And Business Executives Involved With Big Data Analytics

Now that most of the hype around big data has died down, overtaken by the buzz over the Internet of Things, we are sometimes treated to serious discussions of the state-of-the-art (or science, for that matter) in data analysis. If you are planning a career as a data scientist or you are a business …

Big Data

3 Ways IT Innovation is Changing the Game for Small Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s business environment is moving at a faster pace than ever before. It’s imperative that organizations of all sizes be nimble enough to respond and pivot according to business and market demands at a moment’s notice, or risk falling …

How and Why Data Will Save Small Business

Small business is in the biggest decline since the industrial revolution.<p>They’re losing ground to bigger businesses, who, in addition to economies of …

The Best Business Dashboard Apps For Small Businesses

The modern business is bursting at the seams with data, but making sense of it all can feel like the job of a master mathematician. Because there’s …

Data Junkies

From pee strips to simple lactate-threshold tests, you can now measure, track, and analyze gigabytes of biometric data without ever leaving your living room. But will it make you any faster, stronger, or happier?<p><b>Plug & Play</b><br>Connecting to these four high-tech training tools could elevate your</b> …

IoT Launchpad gives life to start-ups with security and data analytics ambitions

Innovate UK's IoT Launchpad winners hope to attract funding from big-name companies

Startups

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Follow this Harvard Startup Guide

According to the most recent ranking of entrepreneurship programs – as determined by the Princeton Review and published in <i>Entrepreneur</i> magazine – …

The problem with data analytics and what 2015 holds

The world of data analytics has experienced huge change in recent years, and 2015 is the year that may see the most revolutionary changes yet.<p>But in …

6 Facts You Need to Know About Starting Your Own Consulting Business

Entrepreneur and Online Marketing Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thousands of professionals have dreamed about starting their own consulting business. It seems like a great career path. Hang a shingle, bring in clients, be your own boss, do awesome stuff and make …

These 10 Podcasts May Just Get You to Stop Listening to Music

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to listen to a lot of music, during my morning commute to work, again on the return home and at other times throughout the day. There is nothing wrong with listening to music, but it wasn’t helping me to become a better business …

20 Tools to Run a Small Business

A small business owner assumes many functions — marketing, sales, human resources, information technology, and research and development. Fortunately, …

IT

Big Data Analytics, Mobile Technologies And Robotics Defining The Future Of Digital Factories

47% of manufacturers expect big data analytics to have a major impact on company performance making it core to the future of digital factories.<p>36% expect mobile technologies and applications to improve their company’s financial performance today and in the future.<p>49% expect advanced analytics to …

Manufacturing

How A Netflix Tech Innovation Can Unleash Creativity in Your Business

In the tech community, Netflix is a company that everyone learns from. But what is less widely celebrated are the broader business lessons of what Netflix has accomplished. I was bonked over the head by this point when I sat through a presentation about Experience-based APIs by Daniel Jacobson, VP …

Microservices

5 Tips to Stay Present in Business and in Life

A successful investment banker went on vacation to a tropical island. There he met a fisherman who had a unique way of catching fish. The banker immediately saw a business opportunity.<p>The banker said that eventually the fisherman would be able to make an initial public offering, so that he could …

Entrepreneurship

17 Venture Capital and Angel Investors to Follow on Twitter | Inc.com

Do you keep a list of venture capitalists on Twitter? You need to add these people now. Social VCs are an incredible source of insight for all entrepreneurs and investors, but particularly for early-stage founders. The VCs listed below have seen the companies they work with face countless different …

Venture Capital

Turning Data into Big Data

Today’s business system software makes it easy for a company to manage every aspect of their enterprise with a single application. An effective …

Data Warehousing

Making Big Data Work: Supply Chain Management

<b>Article</b><br>Tuesday, January 27, 2015<br>In recent decades, companies have looked to technology, lean manufacturing, and global production to increase …

Manufacturing

The Geeks Arrive In HR: People Analytics Is Here

The old fashioned fuddy-duddy HR department is changing. The Geeks have arrived.<p>Today, for the first time in the fifteen years I’ve been an analyst, human resources departments are getting serious about analytics. And I mean serious.<p>I was in a meeting several weeks ago in San Francisco and we had …

Big Data

The Ikea For Entrepreneurs: 1,000+ Handpicked Apps To Help Build Your Business Overnight

This week I am writing about 5 companies that I expect to see making waves this year on the London start-up scene. Right now, London is the most popular destination in Europe for Tech founders. Favourable tax breaks, state of the art facilities, enthusiastic government support and an increasingly …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Tools for Starting a Business in 2015 | Inc.com

For many entrepreneurs, that can mean kicking off their first business, which has become a lot easier than it was even a few years ago thanks to a herd of startups that exist to take care of the worst parts of it. Here're the ones we've found that work.<p><b>Behalf</b><p>If you're running a business with …

Small Business

How to Avoid the 6 Biggest Financial Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make | Inc.com

Consult any experienced entrepreneur, and they'll likely talk your ear off with stories of mistakes, failures, and lessons they were forced to learn the hard way in early business ventures. The pain that results from financial mistakes is not something that any entrepreneur easily …

Small Business

The 14 Principles Of The Future Organization

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a series of posts on the 7 Principles of the Future Employee and the Evolution of the Employee. This was followed by the 10 Principles of the Future Manager followed by the Evolution of the Manager. Today I want to introduce the 14 Principles of the Future …

The Workplace

Accelerate Your Small Business Social Media in 15 Minutes a Day

I truly believe you want to use social media for your small business. You recognize that social media is free marketing (or just about.) You know …

Social Media Marketing

6 Things That Separate the Great Entrepreneurs From the Rest | Inc.com

<i>We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>to share their thoughts on what it takes to be a great entrepreneur. Here's what they had to say:</i><p><b>Grit</b><p>"One characteristic which separates good entrepreneurs from great ones is <i>grit</i>. Being an entrepreneur isn't easy, and you won't always make …

Entrepreneurship