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25 Tiny Habits That Could Totally Change Your Life

Research, as well as common sense and personal experience, is showing us that small steps get us to far away places. The key is to consistently take …

Self-help

7 Key Differences Between Successful People And Unsuccessful People

There is always a clear cut difference between the successful and the unsuccessful. The difference in habits and decisions give birth to what is …

Self-improvement

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Dessert

You Could One Day Be Identified By Your Unique 'Brainprint'

Our neurons respond differently to the same words<p>Sometimes, other people interpret your words differently than you may have intended--like you’re not on the same wavelength. Turns out that the neuroscience backs up that idea; words elicit unique neurological responses in different people's brains, …

Lost My Name, The Kids “Full-Stack” Personalised Book Publisher, Raises $9M Led By Google Ventures

Lost My Name, the London-based startup behind the hugely popular “The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name”, a personalised picture book for kids, has picked a $9 million Series A round. Google Ventures led the investment, along with Greycroft, The Chernin Group, Allen & Co, and former SunGard …

Startups

How to Start a Startup

<b>Everything we know about how to start a startup, for free, from some of the world experts.</b><p>How to Start a Startup is a series of video lectures, …

Bento Picks Up $1.5 Million To Bring On-Demand Pan-Asian Cuisine To San Francisco

As if we weren’t full enough, there’s<p>anothera new on-demand food delivery service in San Francisco called Bento. Forget all those Postmates burritos and DoorDash deep-dish pizzas, the focus for Bento is on delivering Asian food.<p>Co-founder Jason Demant told TechCrunch he’s been obsessed with the …

San Francisco

Postmates Raises $80M, Valued At Almost $500M

On-demand service Postmates just closed an $80 million Series D round. The company told TechCrunch that the new funding values them at close to $500 million. The round was led by Tiger Global Management, and follows a $35 million round closed in February.<p>Bastian Lehmann, co-founder and CEO of …

Startups

21 Success Tips for Young and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being successful often means learning from those who have already achieved their goals. Having a mentor is an amazing blessing to an entrepreneur, but not everyone can find one in person.<p>If you haven’t yet found your personal business …

Entrepreneurship

More Startup Funding Is Available, But Who’s Getting It?

Last year was fantastic for startup fundraising, continuing an upward trend with a dramatic increase to more than $47 billion (a 62 percent increase from 2013’s figures). On the surface, this is great news — more venture capitalists are pouring more money into startups, thereby increasing the …

Biotechnology

5 quick and cost-effective ways of building your application prototype

More and more people start their adventure with entrepreneurship recently and although they are all connected by common aspirations each …

Infographic: What Is A Growth Hacker?

Shares 244<p>Birth Of The Growth Hacker<p>Introduction<p>In the hindmost half of the 1990s, the Internet changed from a scientific and governmental research …

Klook Lands $1.5M To Help Travelers Find Activities Across Asia

Klook, a service that helps tourists find interesting activities to do when they travel overseas in Asia, is in the money today, after closing a $1.5 million seed investment round.<p>The financing is led by Xiaoguang Wu, a senior executive vice president with Chinese internet giant Tencent — he is CEO …

South-east Asia

From 0 to 1,000,000 users: The Journey and Statistics of Buffer

Wow! We couldn’t believe it. With all of you on board, we’ve hit the milestone we didn’t even dream about when starting Buffer: <b>1,000,000 people have</b> …

San Francisco
Georgia Tech

Amazon Debuts A $99 Kindle Bundle For Kids Including An E-Reader, Cover And Warranty

Amazon wants parents to buy Kindles for their children and is today launching a discounted “Kindle for Kids Bundle” to encourage them to do so. This new package includes the combination of a Kindle e-reader, a durable cover, and an extended warranty on the device which protects against spills and …

Shopping

Infographic: FIFA's Corruption Also Has A Human Cost

The corruption scandal that has engulfed FIFA is proving disastrous for the organization's image. Key sponsors are now threatening to reassess their …

7 Modern Marketing Frameworks Every Startup Needs to Know

As a young marketer navigating the digital landscape, I love frameworks. Not only do they help me plan and prioritize, but they help me visualize how …

Product Management

Find a Growth Hacker for Your Startup

Once startups are ready to scale, their biggest challenge is often hiring someone capable of leading the growth charge. A marketer with the right …

Startups

Your Keyword-First SEO Strategy Should Be Killed Immediately

We live in a world where the message matters most. Where helpful information matters more than metatags, Google’s algorithm or the ease of robot …

Cuba's New Now

<b>“I want to show you where we’re hiding it,” Eduardo said.</b><p>Bad idea, I said. Someone will notice the foreigner and wreck the plan.<p>“No, I figured it out,” Eduardo said. “You won’t get out of the car. I’ll drive by, slowly, not so slow that we attract attention. I’ll tell you when to look. Be discreet.”<p>…

Five New Ways for Americans to Book Trips to Cuba

Flights, ferries, and cruise packages between the U.S. and the formerly off-limits island nation are popping up left and right.<p>Ever since the federal …

Cuba

Step by Step for Viral Content: Going from 0 to 250k Views

Views: 11,750<p>Konichiwa fellow growth hackers. My name is Sam Parr and I run Hustle Con, the badass August 1st conference located in San Francisco …

Why Long-Tail Keywords?

As an inbound marketer, your main goal is to get found by the customer. Within reason, you should do whatever you can to increase your visibility or …

Why Facebook doesn't like your brand

Organic growth for digital marketers is in steep decline. Brands shake in their boots at the prospect of Google making further major changes to its algorithms, and marketers struggle to keep up with the impact of those changes. Recently, its new mobile-friendly ranking factor algorithm has led to …

Lyft Raises An Additional $150M, Including $100M From Carl Icahn

It may not have the mega-valuation of rival Uber, but ridesharing startup Lyft’s new $150 million extension to its $530 million round from March certainly puts it in the upper stratosphere of startups in terms of perceived value. The new $150 million extension is led by Carl C. Icahn’s Icahn …

Venture Capital

What Makes a Leader?

Every businessperson knows a story about a highly intelligent, highly skilled executive who was promoted into a leadership position only to fail at the job. And they also know a story about someone with solid—but not extraordinary—intellectual abilities and technical skills who was promoted into a …

Emotional Intelligence

Even More Code Speakers: Butterfield, Collison, Silbermann, Tatarko

Oh, we're not done yet.<p>No, we are not done yet with announcing speakers for our second <b>Code</b> Conference, which will be held at the end of the month.<p><i>Really.</i><p>In keeping with our theme of new disruptions, we will be inviting three CEOs and founders of startups we think are changing the equation — <b>Stewart</b> …

Startups