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How much does it cost to launch your own startup in 2018?

Bootstrapping is a method of creating a company while using minimal financial resources. But how much exactly will you need to spend? Here’s a …

Small Business

Have An Idea For A Startup? Read This First

Along with Snapchat, the Kardashians and avocado toast, the startup company is emblematic of the millennial era. Over the past decade, startups have …

Startups

4 Insanely Easy but Overlooked Tactics to Advance Your Entrepreneurial Career

Leaving corporate America for entrepreneurship takes courage. After that, it takes a lot of hard work and common sense.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Does this sound familiar to you? I saw on LinkedIn that an acquaintance who is more than a decade younger than I am has …

Entrepreneurship

16 Startups That Have Reached 'Unicorn' Status in 2018

From marijuana retailers to cloud-based solutions, here are some companies you should watch out for.<p>Amid the tech landscape, "unicorns" are few and far between. Last year, CB Insights tallied the odds of becoming a unicorn -- a company valued at $1 billion or more -- at under 1%.<p>But already, within …

Startups

Teachable raises $4M to create a tool to turn any online class into a true business

Online coursework is exploding across all kinds of verticals and fields of expertise — but those courses inevitably end up on platforms like Udemy, and for Ankur Nagpal, that’s really not a way to build a true business.<p>That’s why Nagpal started Teachable, a platform for experts that want to create …

Online Education

Meet 4 AI-powered startups that are changing customer satisfaction at TIA Singapore 2018

Have you ever faced an angry customer? In the business world, hell hath no fury like a customer scorned. With the emergence of deep learning and …

Startups

Want to Start a Business? Think About Moving to the Midwest

A new report identifies the prime spots for small-business owners.<p>Thinking about starting a business? You may want to consider moving.<p>Holland, Michigan was rated the best small city for starting a business for the second year in a row, in a report released Monday by WalletHub. The personal-finance …

Small Business

Your First Year in Business Is Mostly About Surviving

Stress, self doubt and temptation -- and the odd gamboling deer -- will leap into your path as your business hurtles down the road during those first 12 months. Here's how to keep your hands on the wheel.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my first year as an …

Entrepreneurship

Fintech Valley to launch startup market connect event in May

As part of the efforts to create self-sustainable global fintech ecosystem, Fintech Valley Vizag, an initiative of the State government to make …

Startups

How one Sydney start-up is connecting smart cities to citizens

As the concept of smart cities gathers pace across Australia, OpenCity is taking a step back to focus on the human element of change.

Smart Cities

7 Effective Ways to Work Super Long Hours Without the Health Risks of a Workaholic

It has everything to do with your ability to mentally detach from work.<p>When we think of workaholics, we conjure up images of unshaven, bloodshot-eyed entrepreneurs working 80-hour weeks, eating junk food lunches at their desk (in the middle of a conference call), and getting up at 4 a.m. for …

Workaholics

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Books

16 startups that this year became worth billions

Amid the tech landscape, "unicorns" are few and far between. Last year, CB Insights tallied the odds of becoming a unicorn — a company valued at $1 billion or more — at under 1%.<p>But already, within the first few months of 2018, a total of 16 companies have overcome those odds and crossed the …

Venture Capital

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Writing

5 Ways Health IT Startups Can Stay Ahead of the Competition

Entrepreneurs and founders who have chosen to launch businesses with roots in the health IT industry know fully well that they have committed to a …

Digital Health

Win ¥1,000,000 to Help Grow Your Business in Japan

Got a great business idea for Japan? Sit up and take note. Tokyo Star Bank is launching a contest specifically geared to foreigners that will help …

Entrepreneurship

10 Affordable Marketing Ideas for Software Startups

At the way things are going at the moment, people continue to look towards the IT industry for solutions in everyday life. Complex tasks have become …

Marketing
Entrepreneurship

50 Blockchain Startups To Watch Out For: 50-21 | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

The last year has seen hype around blockchain reach fever pitch. It has moved beyond being seen as merely 'the technology underpinning Bitcoin' and …

Blockchain

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

12 books you should read before starting a business

1/<p>1. 'The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything,' by Guy Kawasaki<p>Courtesy of Amazon<p>Entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

The Warren Buffett’s Mantra of Investing You Need To Follow

As emphasised by a pioneer of value investing, Warren Buffett underlined the basic fundamental of staying invested for a longer duration and keeping …

Investing

How to Prepare a Startup Profit and Loss Statement

How Do I Prepare a Startup Profit and Loss Statement?<p>Updated November 05, 2016<p>How Do I Prepare a Startup Profit and Loss Statement or Income …

Small Business

InVision acquires design visibility tool Wake

InVision, the NY-based design platform focused on collaboration, has today announced the acquisition of Wake.<p>Wake is a design tool focused squarely on supporting design visibility throughout a particular organization. Wake allows companies to share design assets and view work in progress as …

Prototypes

Instead of Chasing New Customers, This is How to Sell to the Ones You Already Have

Why spend all your time wooing new customers when you can make more money showing some love to the ones who already love you?<p>Customer acquisition is an ongoing challenge. You need customers for your company to survive, but converting them is costly. What to do?<p>I use the Pareto principle to evaluate …

Customers

5 Essentials for Succeeding When You Become Your Own Boss

You can build the business of your dreams and create a life of freedom.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Picture this. You get to your desk on that last Monday morning. You’ve spent years working this job that hasn’t been what you wanted for your life, but you smile …

Entrepreneurship

9 best books for entrepreneurs

With so many workers feeling underpaid, underappreciated and overworked, it's no wonder so many of us are venturing out on our own and becoming …

Entrepreneurship

Seven Habits Of Effective Start-ups

Today, Cleartrip is one of the biggest start-up success stories to emerge out of India. Not only has it consolidated its presence as the country's …

Startups

The 5 Most Successful 'Shark Tank' Startups

From Buggy Beds to Tipsy Elves.<p>Since it premiered in 2009, <i>Shark Tank</i> has introduced the world to restaurant chains, smartphone apps, and, yes, the …

Startups