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3 Moments When You'll Want To Quit Your Startup

<i>This article was written by Jennifer Fitzgerald, CEO of PolicyGenius.</i><p>"Unicorn" is the phrase of the day in Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley, or anywhere in between where you choose to launch your startup. Everyone wants to be a billion-dollar company, to be the envy of investors who took a pass, …

Startups

7 Embarrassing Mistakes All First Time Entrepreneurs Make –

If being an entrepreneur was easy there would be a lot more people partaking in the journey. While there are definitely perks, launching and running …

6 Things Alexis Ohanian Wishes Someone Had Told Him Before He Started Reddit

In remarks at Inc.'s annual GrowCo conference on Wednesday, the entrepreneur, investor, and Internet advocate divulged the most valuable lessons he's learned since hplaceholdere launched the hugely popular website in 2005.<p>After many years away,placeholder Alexis Ohanian, the serial entrepreneur, …

Startups

Why Startups Fail and What Experts Have to Say About It (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just as there is no one path that guarantees success, there is not one single mistake that will doom a startup to failure -- there’s more than 50, actually.<p>These reasons fall under nine umbrella categories, including business ideas, …

Entrepreneurship

2 Common Words That Can Make or Break Your Success | Inc.com

<i>"Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything."</i> -- Unknown<p>In your most difficult times, how do you define yourself? When I ask my clients this question, I sometimes receive responses like, "I am a procrastinator. I am lazy. I am overwhelmed. …

Self-improvement

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

Is Fog Computing The Next Big Thing In Internet of Things?

One of the reasons why IoT has gained momentum in the recent past is the rise of cloud services. Though the concept of M2M existed for over a decade, organizations never tapped into the rich insights derived from the datasets generated by sensors and devices. Existing infrastructure was just not …

Internet of Things

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting your own business is no small undertaking, so it’s worth taking the time to really think …

Small Business

Steve Case: What Leaders Need To Know About The Next Wave Of Tech

I spoke to Steve Case, one of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, about how Alvin Toffler inspired his leadership views, what the third wave of the Internet means for business leaders, which business sectors will be the most impacted by it, how companies can embrace the changing nature of …

Innovation

50 Features Every Small Business Website Must Have [Infographic]

Having a strong web presence is mandatory, even for small businesses just starting out. The ability to find and evaluate products and services online …

Visual Design

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from February 2016

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Graphic Design

The 3 stages of creating a badass home page

Creating a home page is momentous for any business. You spend weeks carefully crafting every line of copy, every image, every color, every icon.<p>Agencies are hired, opinions are gathered, and budgets are obliterated. This is your brand we’re talking about, right? Everything is on the line.<p><b>Except</b> …

An entrepreneur who raised over $1 million for his company at age 19 shares 3 tips that will make you more successful

Nearly five years after launching One, the app is connecting college students at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more than 20 other campuses. Levy serves as the company's chief operating officer.<p>He's also the founder of Silicon Valley's NextGen conference, which brings together future startup …

Startups

OS.js Is A New Javascript Based Open Source Operating System Running In Your Browser

Did you ever wish to use an operating system that ran just like a website inside your web browser? OS.js, a JavaScript-based open source operating …

Entrepreneurship

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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Leadership

Here’s Why You Should Start Working Less

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

Entrepreneurship

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Startups

16 Eye-Popping Statistics You Need to Know About Visual Content Marketing

Visual content marketing is one big trend you need to embrace. And for good reason.<p>One marketing trend that’s impossible to ignore is the growing …

Infographics

These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago — now they're worth billions

We've decided to rack up a bunch of these billion-dollar startups — Cowboy Ventures' Aileen Lee first referred to them as "unicorns" — that didn't exist five years ago, and that are now valued at $1 billion or more.<p>For the purposes of this list, we zeroed in on US-based companies that were founded …

Startups

10 major differences between rich and poor people

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I've been rich and I've been poor. I know both sides very well.<p>Growing up poor, I knew that I wanted to be rich. I …

Self-improvement

Success Is at Your Fingertips if You Do These 9 Things | Inc.com

Training the elite of the elite of our military, professional athletes, Olympians, executives, and celebrities, Tee Major knows success and is a force to be reckoned with. Having developed a nutrition and exercise program that has built strength and confidence all over the world, he has a following …

Self-improvement

These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.

Startups

The 9 Web Development Resources I Can’t Work Without in 2015

There are amazing free resources everywhere on the web and nowadays you can accomplish almost everything you need without spending a dime. That said, …

Project Management

Start-up investors are being extra-cautious thanks to some costly flops

Now, with public markets on a see-saw and venture capitalists thinking the turmoil may hit private markets, many investors are wondering if more Homejoys lie ahead.<p>That is leading them to look extra hard at companies that hold similar characteristics to Homejoy: on-demand, logistics-heavy …

Startups
Graphic Design

5 UX mistakes that make users feel stupid

Building any website that users will fall in love with requires a few very important things.<p>It must be easy to find. It must know who it exists to serve. It must anticipate and address their questions. It must be their guide. It must help them solve their problem. It must provide ways to connect …

Some of The Best YouTube Channels for Physics and Chemistry Teachers

July 11, 2015<br>Science in general is all about understanding how the world around us functions. It investigates the laws governing the internal …

Education Technology