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20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about</b> …

Employment

Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

Blockchain

What IBM looks for in a data scientist

Job seekers sometimes ask how IBM defines “data scientist.” It’s an important question since more and more would-be data scientists are fighting for attention in an increasingly lucrative labor market.<p>The first step is to distinguish between what we see as true data scientists and other …

Data Science

Voodoo Manufacturing raises $1.4 million to make a factory full of 3D printers

Max Friefeld, Jonathan Schwartz, and Oliver Ortlieb aren’t just co-founders – they’re roommates. These three former Makerbot employees are working on creating Voodoo Manufacturing, an effort to “combine software and hardware to build a new-age robotic factory.”<p>Say, for example, you wanted to build …

Manufacturing

world's first 3D printed pedestrian bridge built in catalonia

<b>the world’s first 3D printed pedestrian bridge has been constructed in the the urban park of castilla-la mancha, a sparsely populated area of</b> …

Startup investing for the little guy

<b>In the old days, an investor hoping to get in on the ground floor of the next Google GOOG, +0.09% or Facebook FB, -0.49% had a couple of options:</b> …

Startups

An Illustrator Twists Skateboards Through 3D Kickflips

A Dutch illustrator treats his long-time passion for skateboarding as a lightning rod for design inspiration.<p>A malleable board and a sharp mind for innovation make for two critical tools to kickflip skateboarding from a down-time hobby to a launchpad for art. Enthusiastic about the …

Could Your Startup Answer These 23 Pitch Competition Questions?

Asked and answered. These real-life pitch questions from Steve Case's Rise of the Rest tour can help give you an edge on your next pitch.<p>3 min read<p><i>Entrepreneur is on the road with startup platform Rise of the Rest. Check out</i> <i>Startup Anywhere</i><i>for stories from the October road trip as well as for</i> …

Startups

Car industry puts cooperation on show in battle against Silicon Valley firms

Alarmed by the threat posed by Silicon Valley firms to their businesses in developing autonomous driving systems, it was evident at the Paris Motor Show this week that carmakers are seeking to fight back by cooperating in areas of technology development where previously they might have tried to …

Here’s the one crucial detail that founders often miss out in their pitch decks

Picture this. After months of preparing for Demo Day, you give your best performance on stage and there are good vibes all around.<p>Weeks later, all …

Startups

How to Finance a Start Up | Business Loans | Small Business Loans | Startup Funding

At some stage, most entrepreneurs will need to finance their startup. This means raising money to fund the continued growth and development of their …

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The role of machine learning in data science and analytics

Machine learning has crossed from the lab to the business world. Machine learning provides insights that help to create more intelligent data-driven …

These 3-D Printed Vases Give Plastic Bottles A Second Life

Designers are beginning to invent new ways of using old plastic–from melting old lunch trays and mixing them with resin to create ethereal furniture to knitting plastic pulled from the ocean into Adidas sneakers. But Milan-based designer Libero Rutilo is repurposing plastic bottles by leaving them …

3D

Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship has always been one of the great American dreams. For many people it’s about taking an idea and molding it into a business that sets you up for life. This, of course, isn’t in the cards for the vast majority of …

Entrepreneurship

How to invent a brand new business model

We all want to be the startup that delivers an experience so frictionless that it disrupts a decades old industry.<p>Uber, Apple, and Amazon are the envy of the business world. Their business models are dissected and scoured for crumbs that will lead other entrepreneurs and stakeholders to innovate …

Artificial Intelligence Q1 Update in 15 Visuals

We at Venture Scanner are tracking 1110 Artificial Intelligence companies across 13 categories, with a combined funding amount of $4.8 Billion. The …

Finding Product Market Fit

There’s a fine line between the “reality distortion field” founders create and just being a bit delusional. During our first year and half as a …

This ‘startup masterclass’ can help you understand how successful businesses like Slack and Dropbox are run

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you want to start a small business and have the same success as those prominent startups, Udemy is currently offering a course …

I analyzed 250 SaaS pricing pages — here’s what I found

We recently had a major overhaul of our pricing and landing page and wanted to get a good idea of what a high-converting pricing page looked like. We turned to the experts.<p>There are a lot of best practices for SaaS pricing pages out there, with giants like HubSpot, ConversionXL and SixteenVentures …

4 Lessons for Success From the Cofounder of Paypal

The best interview question — what important truth do very few people agree with you on?— is tough to answer. Just think about it for a second.<p>In his …

Peter Thiel

These 8 Disciplines Define a Fundable Entrepreneur

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aspiring entrepreneurs often ask me what to do first when starting a business. Let me assure you, there is no absolute right or wrong, but there is real value in doing things in a sequence that minimizes the risks, optimizes …

Small Business

What we learned from scaling a product team

Lots has been written about how Internet businesses <i>should</i> build software, from books like The Lean Start-Up, and posts from Google Ventures, but not …

Product Management

How Much Cash Should Your SaaS Startup Burn?

As the temperament of the fundraising market shifts, particularly in the later stages, the question of how much a startup should burn will become …

How to get the right kind of people to join your company?

It is becoming increasingly difficult to grab attention of potential investors, customers, and employees. The reason for this is quite simple; there …

Marketing

Why You Should Apply to Y Combinator

<i>(Note: W2016 applications are due Oct 13 at 8pm PT, so</i> <i>apply</i> <i>soon!)</i><p>Before applying to Y Combinator, I remember talking to several friends who were …

Startups