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How to Start a Company for Less Than $10,000

The people behind these success stories started out with practically nothing. This is how they did it--and how you can, too.<p>If you think the only thing keeping you from entrepreneurial greatness is a killer VC pitch and a few million dollars in seed funding, we've got good news and bad news for …

Small Business

The 14 Most Exciting New Tech Products That Will Launch in 2015

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>We may be finished with new gadget launches for 2014, but there's plenty to look forward to next year.<p>Here's a look at the biggest tech launches we're expecting to see in 2015.<p>1. The Apple Watch will launch in early 2015.<p>The Apple Watch will be …

5 Great Gadgets for Entrepreneurs Revealed at CES 2015

Marketing and Branding Agency CEO, Founder, Angel Investor and Professor of Digital Media Marketing<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>LAS VEGAS --</b> Following every New Year’s since 1998, new gadgets and technologies have taken center stage in Las Vegas at the Consumer …

Angel Investing

Why Your Customers’ Social Identities Matter

Why don’t customers do what they say they’ll do? Consider the experience of the home appliance manufacturer Electrolux. On the basis of its customer feedback, it once contemplated offering free washing machines and using smart technology inside them to charge customers by the wash.<p>In prelaunch …

5 Steps for Dealing With Email Overload

You can create an inbox that has value and not as much fluff. Here's how to do it right now.<p>What if your inbox was a bastion of hope and promise, a cradle of possibilities, and a container of beautiful things? Dream on, right? We all have to deal with a constant influx of garbagemail. Yet, over the …

Email

16 Essential Apps For Your New Android And iPhone 6

So you’ve unwrapped, unboxed and cuddled your new smartphone to death. Candy Crush? Check. Instagram? Check. Staring at the screen wide-eyed and full of excitement but have no idea what to do next? Check.<p>As the new toy honeymoon begins to fade, you’ll probably want to actually use your handset in …

Tailor Updates Its Logo Design Engine For Small Businesses

Sometimes even design firms — well educated in the art of messaging and marketing — get stumped when trying to create a corporate identity program for themselves. So imagine the obstacles facing small startups tasked not only with running a successful company but needing to create a coherent brand …

The 11 biggest hacks and security breaches of 2014

2014 was a year like no other for technology. Security was on the forefront of many people’s minds, all while Android truly came into its own in the public eye – not just for enthusiasts but for the typical consumer as well. Numerous verticals received the Android treatment, namely in the domain of …

Security

17 Apps to secure your Android

Android security has been getting a lot more attention lately for various reasons. No one likes having their little pocket computer being stolen or lost. The Edward Snowden incident has opened our eyes to government prying the world over. Even public WiFi is starting to scare people. The bad news …

Apps

Will Apple's Watch Break the Fashion Barrier?

Sep.09.2014 / 8:41 PM ET<p>As models walked down the runways of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday, many style editors were watching the action in Cupertino, California, where Apple CEO Tim Cook announced something most people had suspected was coming: a smartwatch.<p>It's called the Apple Watch. It costs …

Smartwatches