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What Angel Investors Care About Most When They Make Investment Decisions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re an entrepreneur with a great idea and a lot of grit. You’ve researched your market, developed your product or service, assembled an amazing team and worked your financial models backwards and forwards. Now, you’re ready to launch …

Entrepreneurship

6 Steps to Becoming a Successful Student Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bill Gates. Mark Zuckerberg. Larry Page. Sergey Brin. They share more than a few enviable accomplishments. They’re billionaires, they made their fortunes in tech and they started their businesses while they were still students. It also …

Entrepreneurship

Which Selling Technique Will Best Benefit Your Business?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not all products or services are created equal in terms of the strategy you use to sell them. And, not all customers are created equal, in terms of how sophisticated they are about your product line and how much they may need your product …

Selling

Who Is An Entrepreneur?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Last week in one of our afkar.me, our incubation/acceleration initiative for the MENA market, our youngest team member made a quite interesting …

Entrepreneurship

Great Tips To Become A Successful Student Entrepreneur

It might seem like a drag to learn and create at the same time. This infographic will help you become a successful and known student entrepreneur.

Beware of Startupland's hero entrepreneurs

Things might get broken when disruptive startups start disrupting the incumbents, but they don't have to be chaotic. That's just down to bad …

Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Why You Must Learn The Basics Before Launching Your Startup

You’ve probably heard millions of times that one of the key things to launch a startup and succeed is to jump into the pool and just start doing …

7 Tips for Startups to Engineer Traction and See Big Growth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not many founders realize that traction can be manufactured and managed and planned and delivered. You’re only as good as the number of people using and, more importantly, paying for what you built.<p>What if I asked how you plan on growing …

Startups

5 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs to Stay Organized

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why get a personal secretary when your smartphone can organize your day, your minutes, your business trips and even your clutter?<p>For entrepreneurs, having a smartphone loaded with the right kind of apps not only provides a way to hold you …

Apps

5 More Ways to Lead Effectively Gleaned From My Time in the SEALs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs, whether they know it or not, will become leaders if they don’t consider themselves one already for the simple fact that they must if they want to survive. Many of the same traits found in leaders are the same ones required …

Leadership

Choosing Your Startup Team Wisely | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are bombarded with issues competing for their attention during the early days of a startup venture, and prioritizing strategically can be a challenge. But even in the midst of that frenzied environment, choosing the right startup team should be at the top of your list. “Hiring the …

Startups
Startups

Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you heard the idea that your thoughts become the words you speak? Then those words become beliefs, then actions, habits, character and ultimately, your destiny?<p>It's true.<p>And as society exclaims that small business is local, you stand …

Small Business

You Want Progress In Life? Stop Learning... Start Implementing

Your success in life is directly proportionate to your ability to take action and get stuff done.<p>But…<p>That is most likely the opposite of what you’ve …

10 Ways Successful People Achieve Their Goals

Achieving success doesn't have to a mystery. Discover how successful people use the art and science of goal setting to achieve their dreams.

5 Smart Millennial Entrepreneurs Using Instagram for Business

Page: 1 2 3 4 5<p>In our Suppliers & Millennials Building Brands in the Digital Space session at <b>Entreprenurs Summit</b>, <b>Black Enterprise</b> is talking with …

Entrepreneurship

The Basic Principles of Strategy Haven’t Changed in 30 Years

Almost every time I teach the basic concepts of strategy — the five forces framework or the principles of competitive advantage — I get the same question. “These ideas are more than 30 years old,” managers complain. “Isn’t there anything more recent?”<p>Unfortunately, this question demonstrates a lack …

Time I

The 3 Traits Marathons and Startups Have in Common

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This week marked the 119th running of the Boston Marathon.<p>Every year thousands of runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators come together to experience the world's oldest annual marathon.<p>For many the 26.2-mile run from Hopkinton to …

Startups

5 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Improve Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've just started a business, you need sales, right? Trouble is, you may not be sure how to put together a sales approach. And, the truth is, there is no magic formula for sending your sales through the roof. So, stop looking.<p>Also, …

Entrepreneurship

Four Tips On Becoming An Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>An entrepreneur’s journey is exciting, full of risk and life-transforming- it’s certainly not for the faint of heart. Entrepreneurs are on a …

Entrepreneurship

How One Entrepreneur Raised A Half Billion Dollars

As an entrepreneur, you have dedicated countless hours, made endless personal sacrifices, and invested many resources into realizing your business dreams. When it comes to securing financial backing for your startup, how can all of these factors play out in a way that appeals to investors? It all …

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

Does your age make any difference to likely startup success

<b>STARTUPS:</b> How many times have you heard the comment along these lines: “My goodness, the founders look about 18 years old!”. Plenty of times, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Market Your Business on a Small Budget

Looking to learn how to market your business without spending a thousands of dollars on ads? I’ve gotchu!<p>Whether you’re just starting out in business …

Marketing

How To Start A Startup - Infographic

Here is a literal and actionable guide on how to start up.<p>Based on a much longer eponymous essay by Paul Graham, I reinterpreted it so it makes sense …

Startups