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Don’t Quit Your 9–5 Job - That’s What My Buddy Says.

The Internet has become full of digital nomads, the laptop lifestyle, entrepreneurs who sit on the beach and many false dreams that are portrayed as …

Motivation

I’m Not Interested In The Label of Entrepreneurship: It’s About Creating Something.

Many of you are caught up in the label of entrepreneurship. I too, admit that I have been caught up in the same vortex of BS.<p>Harvard says that …

Entrepreneurship

You should raise your seed round exclusively from seed investors and angels

The benefit of raising from larger funds doesn’t outweigh the risk<p>I’ll make this quick and opinionated. If you’re raising a seed round, raise it from …

Venture Capital

SnapClips and ChangEd Score Investments on Shark Tank

Two Chicago startups appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank Sunday, Jan. 28, and both secured capital from the show’s investors.<p>SnapClips, which makes a weight …

What happened to Women Tech Founders?

Nearly three years ago, Terri Brax started Women Tech Founders.<p>About 200 women showed up at the first event, held at 1871, but Brax and her fellow …

Sexual Harassment

Art for change in India, trillion-dollar question (podcast), microlending for minority…

<i>Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! We’re taking a “Brief” break for the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., so we’re giving you a double-helping of impact</i> …

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

Credit Suite @CreditSuite

How to Get and Read Your FREE Business Credit Reports and Score and Get Your Free D-U-N-S Number with Dun and Bradstreet — Land O' Lakes, FL, United …

Ask The Professor: What Should You Do If You Failed The Bar Exam?

Your phone suddenly pings as an email arrives from the Board of Law Examiners. The bar exam results are here. You nervously open the email and …

Is A California Company Causing An Unwanted Disruption In Cleveland’s Startup Ecosystem

Flashstarts Responds To Plug and Play’s Arrival in Cleveland We’ve been covering the Cleveland startup ecosystem since the initial launch of …

5 Morning Rituals to Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Want to get a fast start to your day? Before you jet out the door and into the frantic pace of your work routine, getting that productive edge may have to start while most people are still asleep.<p>A recent report published in <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> which I covered here, says that 4 a.m. may be the …

4 Marketing Analytics Tools That Are Shaping the Industry

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few marketers would admit to having “an excellent handle” on their analytics. But don’t blame it on the marketer.<p>Often marketing efforts are, by nature, hard to quantify in terms of dollars, revenue or impact. They tend to result in …

What I learned about building a successful startup hub from visiting 12 cities in 12 weeks

The city or area you live in is a bubble. It has a uniqueness to the people, culture, and opportunities. I have spent the entirety of my life living within the bubble of the Midwest, specifically growing up in Central Illinois and then being in Indiana for my college and post-college years.<p>Based on …

Suze Orman: The richest people do one thing that makes them richer

From the outside, being a part of the 1 percent looks like an all-access pass to owning anything you want: Fancy cars, private jets, over-the-top …

Kirk Cousins

What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world?

(1) Don't challenge system. To change a system, you need strength of mass. If you will challenge system alone, It will create an impression that you …

7 Low-Risk Businesses You Can Start Tomorrow

"You don't find customers for your products. You find products for your customers," Seth Grodin has written. So, what's your product?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Say you want to start a business: You’re not alone. Many people dream of being their own boss, calling …

The most valuable startup in New York City just opened its first gym to compete with Equinox — see what it's like inside

After raising $4.4 billion in funding from SoftBank Group and SoftBank Vision Fund in August, the new-age real estate firm just branched out into fitness with its first gym and wellness center, located at the WeWork FiDi facility in Manhattan.<p>The new center, called Rise by We, is open to both …

Elon Musk to start hyperloop project in Maryland, officials say

Maryland has given transportation pioneer Elon Musk permission to dig tunnels for the high-speed, underground transit system known as a hyperloop …

3 Stocks to Buy and Forget About

These top stocks could help buy-and-hold investors outperform the stock market in the long term.<p>There's plenty that can derail stocks along the way, …

India's high-flying start-ups are getting a dose of harsh reality

If there's an idea, there will be funding. That's been the reality for India's start-up community for years — but it might be ending.<p>India's start-up …

This is what motivates billionaire Richard Branson (Hint: It's not money)

Richard Branson is a fantastic financial success. He's currently worth more than $5 billion, according to Forbes.<p>Though he has amassed tremendous …

Unit Franchisee Shares Top Three Secrets to Success

Since 1991, Toppers Pizza has thrived throughout the Midwest by creating its own sweet spot: be the “little guy” that people are proud to call their …

Billionaire Mike Novogratz: Bitcoin's Price Will Reach $10k in Less Than a Year

Ex-fund manager Michael Novogratz has said in an interview that he believes the value of a bitcoin will reach $10,000 in six to 10 months.<p>Putting his …