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Sir Richard Branson is using his billions to back all of these tech startups

Wealthy individuals are constantly on the look out for the next big thing as they look to carry on building their already-impressive personal fortunes.<p>Branson's net worth of $4.9 billion (£3.2 billion) makes him one of the richest men on the planet.<p>Here are the 18 technology companies that Branson …

Learn how to code e-commerce sites and landing pages from scratch

<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>StackSocial Maybe you have a great concept for a mobile app, e-commerce site, or some other online business, but you don't know how to …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

Efficiency,Guardian Small Business Network,Business,Small business,Entrepreneurs,Life and style,Health & wellbeing,Meditation<p>From meditating to seeking inspiration from your travels, explore the creative ways to hit on an entrepreneurial money-making scheme<p>Finding your niche as an entrepreneur can …

Small Business

10 Things Successful Leaders Remember When Things Go Wrong | Inc.com

We tend to think of good leadership in conjunction with smooth sailing. If you're smart and resourceful, and you build and nurture a good team and generate good ideas, what can go wrong? A lot.<p>Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes …

Motivation

How to Get Rid of Garden Pests For Good

It probably won’t surprise most vegetable gardeners that insects outnumber humans many millions of times over. While some insects can be beneficial …

Goldman Sachs global macro forecast July 2015

Even though the S&P 500 was up 3.6% last week, things aren't looking good for stocks this year.<p>The S&P return on equity dropped 0.35% to 15.5% in Q1, marking the third straight quarter of decline.<p>And in a weekly note to clients, Goldman Sachs' chief equity strategist David Kostin had some more …

4 unbelievable chemical substances humans have discovered

Scientists create and discover new materials all the time. But few are so jaw-droppingly cool that they deserve to be recognized.<p>From mindbendingly lightweight solids used by NASA to metals that melt in your hand, here are a few of the neatest chemicals around, sourced from this Quora …

Asia’s largest IPO this year is the latest sign that Chinese investors are ignoring reality

China’s stock markets have become completely detached from economic fundamentals in recent months, and that insanity is rapidly spilling into Hong Kong’s Stock Exchange. The latest evidence of irrational exuberance comes from the $3.6 billion IPO of GF Securities, a Chinese broker whose stock …

6 Steps To Analytic Success

What does it take to succeed at analytics? At Deloitte Consulting, we have identified six essential components of an analytics-driven approach that can benefit the entire organization. The steps are not necessarily sequential, but they’re all interrelated and critical to achieving success. Without …

Which billion-dollar 'unicorn' startups are at most risk of dying? Here's what some data suggests ...

A unicorn is a term used to describe a startup worth $1 billion or more. Like the fictional animal, unicorn companies are supposed to be rare and magical.<p>Lately, tech's unicorns have become rather common. Last month, the Wall Street Journal compiled its own "billion-dollar club" — a list of 78 …

7 hot mobile start-ups to watch

By any traditional definition, Artemis may not qualify as a start-up, since it was founded in the early 2000s. Still, much of that time was spent in …

20 Self-Help Books To Better Your Life In All Aspects

This list of 20 self-help books is broken down into subjects ranging from dating to business. Find out how each can help you become a stronger person!

Dating

Women: If You're Competent, It's Time To Be Confident

Right now on LinkedIn, many people are reading my article, Confidence Beats Competence. In it, I make the case that, “It is irrational to simultaneously believe you are more competent than a peer but act less confident than s/he does.” I deliberately avoided framing my LinkedIn piece in the context …

7 Products Launched On Kickstarter That Prove You Can Access Just About Anything With Your Phone

From personal drones, to smart coffee-brewing machines, to data-focused sleep tracking systems, Kickstarter helps to fund creative, tech-savvy products that are changing the world every day.<p>Since launching in 2009, the crowdsourcing platform has persuaded 8.1 million people to pledge more than $1.6 …

The Internet of Things, Data Science and Big Data

Internet of Things (IOT): equipping all physical and organic things in the world with identifying intelligent devices allowing the near real-time …

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6 vs HTC One M9: The battle of flagship smartphones

Samsung has announced two flagship devices - the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge. While the Galaxy S6 Edge will be a newer variant of the Note Edge, …

7 Best Calendar Apps for iPhone & iPad 2018

Looking for the <b>best Calendar apps for your iPhone and iPad</b>? Here is the list of the best <b>Calendar apps available for iOS</b> devices.<p><b>1. Awesome Calendar (</b> …

Tech.Co Top Stories: Highest-Paying Programming Languages, Our Favorite Startups at SXSW

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get …

56% Of Enterprises Will Increase Their Investment In Big Data Over The Next Three Years

70% of IT decision-makers consider their organization’s ability to exploit value from big data as critical to their future success.<p>65% say they risk becoming irrelevant and/or uncompetitive if they do not embrace big data.<p>64% are seeing big data changing traditional business boundaries, enabling …

Big Data

8 Steps to Launching Your Product

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale.</i><p>After Skyping with some college students, I wanted to share my process for launching a product or creative campaign. Whether it was launching IWearYourShirt, starting a non-profit, selling my last name, or various …

Forget Cover Letters - Write A Pain Letter, Instead!

If you haven’t been on a job search lately, consider yourself lucky. The job market is no picnic. Most large and medium-sized organizations use brutal and talent-repelling automated recruiting sites with keyword-sorting software that sucks all the human life out of your application or resume.<p>Cover …

14 Conferences Every Small-Business Owner Should Attend | Inc.com

Operating a small business can be isolating at times, with owners often feeling like they go through their own, particular set of struggles. In actuality, entrepreneurs all over the world usually experience many of the same issues and are in fact eager to share those experiences with others. Online …

Small Business

How to Build a Winning Culture | Inc.com

Once a company gets off the ground floor, the entrepreneur's most important job is creating a corporate culture that can continue to win as the company grows and as the market for its products continues to change.<p>Entrepreneurs who build cultures that adapt easily are more likely to succeed in the …