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Smartisan T1, A Smartphone Built By A Former English Teacher, Debuts In Beijing

When two years ago, Luo Yonghao announced that he was to make “China’s best smartphone”, some called him a braggart. Those who were skeptical about such grandiose claims seemed to have good reasons – Luo had little experience to boast of in phone design and manufacturing.<p>Following a successful …

Self-proclaimed ‘Beats founder’ sues Dr Dre and Iovine over royalties

Man who says he created concept of celebrity-endorsed headphones and worked on original design demands trial by jury<p>Apple’s rumoured $3.2bn acquisition of Beats headphones is turning into a lawsuit magnet.<p>Steven Lamar, a former hedge fund manager, founder of Jibe Audio and co-founder of Beats has …

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you are starting a business, you want to build a team of highly motivated, creative people who work well together. But there are also questions about which functions to fill positions for -- and when.<p>Much of the initial hiring effort …

4 Ways to Dominate a Pitch Competition

This story appears in the March 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>For Ash Kumra, winning a pitch competition yielded much more than the $30,000 in cash and professional services he received. "Contests offer instant validation," Kumra says. "That tells an investor or a sponsor that this business …

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This month I acquired a new mentor and she’s not my usual type. She has very little traditional industry experience and limited hindsight I can leverage. She has never excelled at a formal education environment but perhaps that's because …

The Top 10 Audio Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Listen To

With a million and one things on an <i>entrepreneur’s agenda</i>, it is almost next to impossible to find the time to read a book from front to back. Well …

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