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Make extra money with one of these 14 digital side gigs

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Looking to make some money or start a side project? The internet is full of voices …

Selling

Conor McGregor Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Be Insanely Successful

McGregor says that he has no talent, but relies on this instead for his success<p>Irish born MMA fighter, Conor McGregor recently made the daring leap from Mixed Martial Arts, into Boxing, and lost. Floyd Mayweather knocked him out in the 10th round of the August 26th bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las …

Congolese Troops to Protect Richest Untapped Tin Deposit

The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to help Alphamin Resources Corp. to protect the world’s highest-grade untapped tin deposit.<p>Construction …

Africa

Meet The Kenyan Entrepreneur Who Built A $800 Million Asset Management Firm

Kenyan-born Edwin Dande is the founder of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investment management and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi and DC Metro area. Cytonn, which was founded in 2014 and has more than $800 million in assets under management, is primarily focused on offering …

Real Estate

How to earn $10,000 a month as a photographer

Dear friend,<p>I think the purpose of my life is to empower others, especially my fellow photographers and you.<p>If you are passionate about photography, …

Street Photography

How A Young Couple Turned $4K Into A Million Dollar Snack Delivery Service

Monique Bernstein and Eli Zauner had only been dating for three months when they decided to go into business together. It’s the kind of decision that could have been a total disaster, the kind your parents would strongly recommend you reconsider. <i>Three months?</i> That’s around the time you start to …

Catholicism has done more harm to Australia than Islam. Where's the outrage? | Kristina Keneally

Every Muslim who speaks out is expected to own, explain and condemn any act carried out by Muslims worldwide. The same doesn’t apply to Catholics<p>There is zero chance that sharia law – as a repressive criminal code used in certain Muslim majority nations – is going to be enshrined in Australia. Zero.<p>…

Religion

3 Questions That You Should Regularly Ask Yourself That Can Transform Your Life

Start with "Where am I"? and "Where do I want to be"?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Asking great questions regularly can drastically transform your life in many amazing ways. Doing this also encourages you to pause and think more deeply. What's more, asking the right …

Motivation

This Man Discovered The #1 Success Secret After Interviewing 1,500 Entrepreneurs

Let’s say you had the chance to interview 1,500+ successful entrepreneurs. And what if you were trying to discover the one key success secret they all have in common? Would you be excited to know the answer? And what do you think you’d find?<p>Meet John Lee Dumas, who has done exactly that. After …

Self-improvement

Real estate startup Faira raises another $1.2M and expands to San Francisco market

Faira is raising more cash to help build out its real estate platform and expand to the San Francisco market.<p>The Seattle-area startup today announced …

Unicorn Investors: The Top 5 Firms With the Best Record

For entrepreneurs, especially those with a focus on mobile-first, looking to get funding, here are the top investors to keep an eye on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unicorn. Few words are as celebrated in the tech world -- and few, as hated.<p>Coined in 2013 by Aileen …

Venture Capital

The Real Reason Napoleon Hill Grew Rich (Hint: It's Not What You Think)

In this latest installment of Hype Men, you'll learn how to turn yourself into a successful guru despite the failures you've had.<p>It is arguable that no figure has had a bigger impact on the emergence of the multibillion-dollar personal improvement industry than Napoleon Hill, author of the 1937 …

How Melanie Duncan Built Multiple Seven-Figure Businesses

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys chats with Melanie Duncan about success and her tips for online entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Melanie Duncan is a serial entrepreneur who, along with her business partner and husband, Devin, has been …

Entrepreneurship

This Formerly Homeless VC Won't Stop Picking Fights With Tech's Elite

Two years ago, Arlan Hamilton was homeless. Now, she's a venture capitalist -- and a pugnacious proponent of inclusivity in Silicon Valley.<p>For someone with a fear of public speaking, Arlan Hamilton sure has a lot to say.<p>Since her emergence in 2016 as a public persona in the venture capital world, …

2017 is the year your startup gets funded

The turn of the calendar is cathartic for entrepreneurs — there’s something about starting a new year that inspires folks to launch a new startup, build a new product or raise capital.<p>If you’re starting to raise capital, this is your guide. Let’s get to it.<p>Step 1: Build your funnel<p>Fundraising is a …

Got a great idea for a business? Before you go any further, read this

Many startups fail because they create a product no one wants. Entrepreneur Ian James explains how to prevent this<p>If you have a burning business idea, 2017 could be the year you make it happen. But before you take the plunge to launch your new venture, leave behind a successful career, or pivot an …

Startups

A top strategist explains who — if anyone — can threaten America's status as the global economic superpower

Viktor Shvets is Macquarie's head of global equity strategy and Asia-Pacific equity strategy.<p>We recently spoke with him about who, if anyone, can threaten the United States' status as the global economic superpower.<p>This is part three of a series. Part one was a discussion on the populism that's …

Economics

Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes

Oops! Even the most experienced entrepreneurs make mistakes when pitching investors. Amy Errett (CEO and Founder of Madison Reed) and Matt Fiedler (CEO and co-founder of Vinyl Me, Please) share the lessons from their mistakes.<p>Amy Errett is CEO and Founder of Madison Reed, a startup revolutionizing …

The Top Entrepreneur Conferences to Check Out in 2017

Conferences attract plenty of people who are doing the same thing, and once you accept that, you'll probably discover that going to events for entrepreneurs is one of the most helpful things you can do for your business.<p>I remember my first conference well. It was like I was the new kid in school, …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

Niger Delta: Nigeria’s oil-rich powder keg

A lull in violence in the Niger Delta could soon come to an end, leaders and militants in the oil-rich region have warned. They say they no longer …

Reservation-booking app Resy just got a massive investment from Airbnb, one of the most valuable startups in the world

The reservation booking app has raised a $13 million funding round led by Airbnb, the home-sharing startup currently worth $30 billion.<p>Payment technology company First Data and venture capital firms Lerer Hippeau Ventures and RSE Ventures also participated in the round.<p>The new cash infusion values …

Venture Capital

Activehours, which makes every day a payday, just raised $22 million in Series A funding

What if you didn’t have to wait every two weeks to receive a paycheck?<p>What if you could be wired the money you earned almost immediately after a shift?<p>What if, unlike with payday lenders, you didn’t have to pay interest on those payments? Instead, you were merely encouraged to donate a kind of tip …

9 Apps Every Traveling Entrepreneur Needs to Have

Whether you're exchanging currencies, catching a ride or tracking down your suitcase, "There's an app for that."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur usually means being a frequent traveler. You need to go out of the city to meet with partners, mentors, …

Apps

Soon, The Only Tech Jobs Will Be Design Or Data

The robots are coming for web programming. And coding schools will soon be obsolete. Even an engineer admits: with increasing automation, technology …

Amazon Web Services

Meet the 8 Most Valuable U.S. Startups

These eight companies are part of the new "decacorn" club.<p>Over the past several years, we've seen a rise in private companies valued at over a billion dollars -- the "unicorns."<p>But when too many startups became unicorns, a new class of startups emerged: "decacorns," companies valued at over $10 …

How This Entrepreneur Turned His Blog Into an 8-Figure Software Business with 46,000 Customers

Clay Collins, Co-Founder and CEO of Leadpages, shares the powerful insight that led to the creation of his company.<p>Clay Collins is Co-Founder and CEO of Leadpages, a powerful and easy-to-use software tool that allows marketers to build customized landing pages and opt-in forms to capture email …

Greek finance ministry sends 'Scrooge' Christmas card

Greece's finance minister has sent Christmas e-cards to staff featuring the Charles Dickens character Ebenezer Scrooge. The move is a dig at …

Europe

10 Steps to quickly become a successful entrepreneur

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share100<p>+13<p>Shares 121<p>Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work and persistence because, unfortunately, there is no business-startup …

Entrepreneurship

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

Motivation