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8 Must have tools to create your startup’s success story

When you launch a startup, you only have a handful of resources. As it grows, the cash starts to flow and you can afford to spend more on the …

10 Things entrepreneur should not do while starting-up

Share29<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+17<p>Shares 90<p>Every entrepreneur knows the statistics, and the statistics are grim. Eight out of 10 new businesses fail. But God …

5 Ways to Grow and Sustain a Great EdTech Company

Here is advice on five ways to grow and sustain a successful education technology company with dedicated employees for the long-term from the leaders …

50 Smartest Companies 2016

Each year we identify 50 companies that are “smart” in the way they create new opportunities. Some of this year’s stars are large companies, like …

10 Morning routines of the world's top successful entrepreneurs

Share112<p>Tweet<p>Share142<p>+14<p>Shares 258<p>How does your morning routine compare to some of the world’s biggest business hot shots? There’s no …

You Should Avoid VC Money at All Costs, According to This Top Investor

Gil Penchina, one of the top angel investors in the Silicon Valley, explains why you should not take venture capital money to grow your business.<p>I recently had the chance to sit down with Gil Penchina - one of the top investors and operators in the Silicon Valley. Gil is known for being critical to …

9 Technical Skills To Learn As An Aspiring Startup Founder

Want to be an effective startup founder? Then you must be able to communicate and work well with your team. This is easier when you understand what they do.<p>Below are nine technical skills will help you be a better communicator, and, as a result, a better leader, at your startup.<p><b>1. Microsoft Excel</b><p>As …

12 books Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and other top CEO's want you to read

Share3<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+12<p>Shares 8<p>You are what you read. For that reason, it’s likely no surprise some of the top CEOs choose to boost their personal …

12 low-cost business ideas for people who like to keep to themselves

Introverts are powerful in their own right.<p>They are productive thinkers with strong opinions who can achieve great lengths.<p>Despite what the media says — often stereotyping them as "shy" or "socially awkward" — introverts can make great business leaders and entrepreneurs.<p>In fact, many successful …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

10 Ways to Maximize Your Professional Development | Inc.com

If you are reading this article, then you are ahead of most when it comes to furthering your business and leadership knowledge. Great leaders are great learners. Many businesspeople scoff at leadership advice, thinking that no article or book - or even a training class - is a good substitute for …

Leadership

Entrepreneur Courses: Learn How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>“You don’t need the money, you need a better strategy.” Has anyone ever told you this? Does it sound like a far-out theory that doesn’t …

How 5 Chinese Companies Became Global Giants

In the business world, Chinese factories are famous for making inexpensive goods for foreign-owned companies. And Chinese companies are famous, in a …

9 Traits You Must Have to Execute Your Mission

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur operates from a different mindset in terms of how they approach business and success. However, to be successful every entrepreneur has to be able to execute strategies which get them to the levels of achievement they …

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Elon Musk is among the top entrepreneurs who are in the news almost every day and have a vast impact …

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

You Must Have This Characteristic to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Michael Glauser’s new book <i>Main Street Entrepreneur</i>. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Marti McMahon was one of the first entrepreneurs I interviewed nearly 20 years ago. As soon as I met her, I …

Will Smith Speaks the Truth Every Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

Even when you're winning and making tons of money, you can still feel like you're losing. Why finding purpose is more than just a touchy-feely objective.<p>This week featured Cannes Lion, the biggest gathering of the advertising industry where corporate heavyweights mix with celebs mix with artists …

This Startup Pitch Deck Landed $65M And a $865M Valuation

Raising a round of financing is one of the toughest things an early stage company will need to face at some point. Fundraising is actually getting …

Venture Capital

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

You Need A Motivated Startup Team To Change The World

I was shocked to read an old Gallup study that indicates only 13% of employees worldwide are actively engaged at work, and more recent data shows only a small change in the right direction. In my own experience as a startup advisor and mentor, I find that entrepreneurs who can’t attract and …

Employee Engagement

5 Game-Changing Skills Every Young Entrepreneur Can Master

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you seen the recent Cadillac commercial?<p>You know, the "Don't You Dare" one with all the young entrepreneurs who are changing the world. You see these young inventors and pioneers and venture capitalists and you think, "now that<i>'s</i> …

The Most Powerful Advice Entrepreneurs Ignore

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Study any successful entrepreneur and nearly every single one will point to a mentor as the key ingredient to their success.<p>Getting a mentor is arguably the most powerful piece of advice any budding entrepreneur can receive when embarking …

10 Success lessons from Reid Hoffman - “Co-Founder of LinkedIn” for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share30<p>+14<p>Shares 57<p>Microsoft announced its plan to acquire LinkedIn this year for $26.2 Billion, making it by far the biggest acquisition …

Meet the top 100 business visionaries creating value for the world

At Business Insider, we believe capitalism can and should be a force for good. With this inaugural edition of <b>Business Insider 100: The Creators</b>, we are celebrating leaders who embody this spirit.<p>Many rankings focus only on those who have achieved great financial success. Our CEO Henry Blodget sums …

Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What advice do you have for someone looking to start a fashion company but has no experience in the field of business?</b> <i><br>-- Twitter profile Dalphine Twins</i><p><b>A:</b> Some of the most successful founders I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring started …

How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …