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Shine Bright! 5 Foods for Gorgeous Wedding Hair

Hair game strong! There's only so much your stylist can do to make your mane look and feel its best on the big day so put your strands on a strict diet starting now to whip those locks into shape. Here are 5 foods to consume for wedding hair that's so healthy it shines.<p><b>1. Eggs</b><p>They're the breakfast …

Nutrition

Tip: Is Dark Chocolate a Bodybuilding Food?

Please say yes, please say yes. Actually, science is looking into it. Check out the research.<p>As hard-training athletes, we're constantly seeking out …

Secrets to Building A Startup with Logan LaHive of Techstars Chicago

Being obsessed with startups is something Logan LaHive, the new managing director at Techstars Chicago, is willing to admit.<p>“I’ve always been …

6 Tech-Related Problems That Hamper a Startup’s Growth

In the digital era, new companies must rely heavily on technology to be competitive. Information technology is a crucial part of business models and …

Innovation

Scaling Rapidly, This Social Entrepreneur Provides Clean Water To Many In 3 Countries

CEO Galen Welsch launched Jibu with his father to provide affordable access to clean water to people in three countries where culinary water–where …

Heart Insurance For Your Loved Ones

India sees nearly 2 million heart attacks every year and increasingly more youngsters are falling victim to the chronic disease. For individuals, …

Health Care

Co-founder conflict

Garry Tan Contributor<p>Garry Tan is managing partner at Initialized Capital, a seed-stage VC firm. He was previously a partner at Y Combinator. Before that he was co-founder of Posterous (acquired by Twitter) and an early employee at Palantir Technologies.<p>Here’s how it felt in the weeks before I …

Marriage

7 Foods That Will Help You Sleep At Night

In her book <i>The Sleep Revolution,</i> Arianna Huffington discussed the ever-growing sleep deprivation crisis in our country and how the lack of a good …

Here's why New York's tech sector will surpass Silicon Valley's

Not only do they represent the next wave of technology disruption to traditional economies, but they were all born in New York City — the nerve center for the next business revolution.<p>But isn't Silicon Valley still the place for tech entrepreneurs to prove their chops? As a tech-company CEO who …

Silicon Valley

34 Easy Ways To Lose Weight Fast

Start living your best life ASAP.<p>2. Eliminate unnecessary carbs by ditching the bagel and spreading cream cheese on two pieces of cardboard.<p>3. When you make BLTs, use beansprouts instead of bacon.<p>4. Instead of going to happy hour, drink some lukewarm water alone on your couch.<p>5. Whenever you have …

Michael Keaton on lessons startups can learn from 'The Founder'

The star of "The Founder" on how the true-life tale of a little 1950s startup called McDonald's reminded him of a certain social network.<p>Today, McDonald's sells billions of burgers across the globe. But in 1954, it was a humble startup.<p>The movie "The Founder", hitting cinemas worldwide this …

Business Strategy

Two slices of buttered toast a day doubles diabetes risk, study suggests

Eating two slices of buttered toast a day can double the risk of diabetes, warns new research.<p>A study of more than 3,000 people found those who consumed just 12 grams (0.42 ounces) were twice as likely to develop the disease within the next five years.<p>Scientists say the finding underlines the …

The difference between freelancing and entrepreneurship — and why the latter is better

He was explaining the core differences between entrepreneurship and freelancing. I was getting heated just listening to him.<p>Here's how Seth explains it:<p><i>Freelancers get paid for their work. If you're a freelance copywriter, you get paid when you work. Entrepreneurs use other people's money to build</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Insurance companies take the lead on Obamacare replacement ideas

As Republicans struggle to unify around a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, insurance executives appear to have found a friendly ear for their demands<p>If you want to know where Republicans find ideas to reform Obamacare, look no further than the private insurance companies.<p>As Republicans …

Health Care

How Kevin Durant Became Silicon Valley’s Hottest Start-up

SAN FRANCISCO — Until last summer, Kevin Durant was certainly famous, but maybe not famous enough.<p>Here was a perennial N.B.A. All-Star and former most valuable player who had been ranked No. 4 on GQ’s list of the most stylish players in N.B.A. history. He had a reported $300 million endorsement …

Basketball

10 Best Carbs For Weight Loss, According to a Dietitian

Trying to lose weight, and you think you have to ditch all carbs? No way! It's painful to live without bread and pasta and fruit, and the best news is you don't have to! Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition recommends eating carbs to give you energy and fill …

Healthy Eating

CRPF personnel, Chetan Cheeta critically injured in Kashmir encounter; Bipin Rawat visits officer - Firstpost

Union minister Kiren Rijiju has said that the central government will provide all possible help to Chetan Cheeta, the CRPF commanding officer, who …

India

How 16 Successful Business Leaders Start Their Day (Infographic)

From meditation to kite surfing, learn how these successful entrepreneurs jumpstart their mornings.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How you wake up in the morning can dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s so important to have a positive and productive …

Kitesurfing

Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

Entrepreneurship

An artificially intelligent pathologist bags India’s biggest funding in healthcare AI

Photo credit: Pixabay.The World Health Organization requires a pathologist to spend 20 minutes examining a blood smear on a slide under a microscope …

Artificial Intelligence

Tough Things First: Steps For Instilling The Discipline That Defines Successful Entrepreneurs

I recently became acquainted with Silicon Valley’s longest serving CEO: Ray Zinn, the cofounder and CEO of Micrel, which was acquired by Microchip Technology in 2015.<p>Zinn and his friend Warren Muller began the semiconductor company Micrel in 1978 by pooling $300,000 from themselves and partners …

Entrepreneurship

The founder of a mattress company shares his 5 go-to sleep and relaxation tips

We respect this entrepreneur and love the grit. We admire the determination, work ethic and no quit attitude. This entrepreneur is a warrior, unfazed by time or physical and mental needs.<p>At times, we wish we could be more like this entrepreneur — but deep inside, we know we can't be that way, and …

Sleep

Deal-makers looking to network with Kushner-Trumps head to ski weekend

Media banker Aryeh Bourkoff is scheduled to kick off his annual “Media Winter Ski Weekend” Sunday.<p>The event is the place to be for media deal-makers …

Jared Kushner

5 reasons to love insurance (yes, insurance)

An insurance policy can be a lot like a relationship. It’s a commitment, and when life doesn’t go your way, someone is there for you — financially, anyway. Even if insurance won’t send you roses or chocolates, here are five reasons to love it.<p><b>1. Insurers know you’re not perfect</b><p>Perhaps you looked at …

Personal Finance

Why I like to fund entrepreneurs with (a little) big-company experience

Simple initiatives that might take a week at a startup, like implementing a new CRM, could literally take all year at a large company. This is one reason so many entrepreneurs find it hard to work within a massive organization. But even if the thought of cubicle life makes you want to cry, I …

The Legal Issues You Need To Know If You’re Launching A Startup In 2017

A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company.<p>Thinking of finally launching that startup in this year? You’d be in for a ride even if the next 12 months weren’t shaping up to be as change-filled as it appears they might. …

Trump Administration

There's a contradiction within Republican 'plans' to replace Obamacare

Another talking point you often hear is that health insurers operating in any state ought to be able to sell policies to residents of any other state.<p>This is called "interstate sale," and it would mean that health insurance would be regulated by the state where it is sold, not necessarily the state …

Health Care

With Snap’s IPO around the corner, Amplify closes its third fund with $10 million

L.A. is getting a star turn, with the most iconic of its local startups — Snap — on the cusp of going public. Locals expect much more than an endless string of headlines about its IPO performance, too. “The initial performance of the stock will be almost irrelevant,” says Paul Bricault, cofounder …

Venture Capital