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SILICON ALLEY'S BILLION-DOLLAR CLUB: Meet the most valuable startups in New York City

But only a handful of those companies have billion-dollar valuations.<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, these are the most valuable startups in New York City.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital …

Startups

5 tips for high-performance B2B marketing in 2015

As marketing plays an increasingly important role in any business-to-business (B2B) organization’s growth, the CMOs who focus on the areas that drive future improvement will ultimately come out on top.<p>“Modern marketing” hype lacks coherence and relevance because it comes from vendors that focus on …

Will Denmark be the next country to cause currency chaos?

Investors are worried that the Danish central bank could abandon its peg, following the Swiss in eschewing the link between its currency and the euro<p>In the aftermath of the market panic triggered by the <b>Swiss National Bank's shock decision to scrap its euro ceiling for the franc</b>, investors are …

European Central Bank

3 Fat Destroying Finishers That You Can Do Every Workout

<b>FINISHER ONE: The Fat Assault</b><p><b>Equipment needed:</b> AirAssault Bike<p><b>How to do it:</b>Sprint for 15 seconds and rest for 15 seconds. Repeat 10 total times.<p><b>Why it’s great</b>: The AirAssault is a stationary bike without a motor. It only has a fan in its front wheel that provides wind resistance. The harder you …

Company Logo Design - Blunders and Slip-Ups that Impact

“Boom! Abercrombie & Fitch Drops Its Logo” read Forbes magazine a few days back. Why – What – who? A lot of questions tangled this decision.<p><b>Let us</b> …

Graphic Design

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

22 Dark Spot Correctors For Every Budget

The best and the brightest, from $20 to $400.<p>The best and the brightest, from $20 to $400.<p>Skinceuticals

Managing Growth In A Volatile Market

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Glenn Solomon is a Partner with</i> <i>GGV Capital</i><b>.</b> <i>Some of his recent investments include Pandora, Successfactors, Nimble Storage, Isilon, Domo, Square, Zendesk, Quinstreet and AlienVault. His personal blog,</i> <i>goinglongblog.com</i><i>, focuses on growth-stage entrepreneurs who are thinking big.</i><p>Over the …

How to Become a Better Writer: Copy the Work of Others! | The Art of Manliness

As Jeremy detailed on Monday, many colleges are turning out graduates who, even after four years of higher education, have cognitive skills that are …

Designing a Recurring Revenue Model Will Help Attract Capital

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago.</i><p>One of the first things that a venture capitalist looks for in assessing an investment opportunity is the revenue model of the business. More specifically, …

Social porn: why people are sharing their sex lives online

From PornTube to Pinsex to Pornostagram, sex websites are following the lead of social networks, allowing users to like, share, repost and comment on each other's pornography<p>• The Urban Dictionary guide to sex<p>In his 2008 book, Click, online behaviour expert Bill Tancer declared that social media …

The 50 Best Documentaries

As any second grade teacher knows, children learn what they want to learn. Bobby doesn’t feel like learning division today? Not gonna happen. …

BlackBerry's identity crisis continues

To say that BlackBerry's had it tough these past few years would be putting it mildly, if not too delicately for a company emerging from a period of willful ignorance. The Waterloo-based outfit, formerly known as Research in Motion, played an embarrassing game of catch-up in the mobile space it …

How Facebook and Twitter built the best employee training programs in Silicon Valley

Training employees and managers is essential at any company but particularly for startups. Yet many avoid it because it seems too hard or expensive.<p>“A lot of companies think their employees are so smart that they require no training,” Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Ben Horowitz writes in his recent …

Silicon Valley

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p><i>It can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words, but these icons managed to do so with quote-worthy, inspiring words of wisdom to live by. From the greatest fashion</i> …

A Top Employee Quit: 5 Lessons Learned | Inc.com

When an employee leaves Beryl Health--voluntarily or involuntarily--I generally believe it's the right thing for both parties.<p>But when we recently lost one of our top project managers--a stand-out employee, and someone I thought would stay much longer--it got me thinking about what we could have …

Employment

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters | Inc.com

Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk by so and so?" Powerful enough to change your life in 18 short minutes and garnering millions upon millions of views, the best TED talks are well-deserved …

Public Speaking

5 Key Attributes to Look For in the Perfect Startup Hire

<i>Josh Tolan is the CEO of Spark Hire, a video powered hiring network that connects job seekers and employers through video resumes and online interviews. Connect with him and Spark Hire on Facebook and Twitter.</i><p>Hiring for a startup is much different than hiring for a large company or a …

7 Ways to Win Every Argument

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are passionate people. We want to be heard. But often, knowing when to shut up can benefit you immensely. Cultivating your ability to hold your tongue is important.<p>Make no mistake, this is something I still struggle with …

Self-help

Want This, Get This: Vintage Rolex Daytona or Vintage Tudor “Big Block” Chronograph

Today we’ve got a vintage version of “Want This, Get This”, and its timing couldn’t be better. 2013 is the convergence of two important events in the …

The Cheapie Lipstick That's Better Than The Pricey Ones

<i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm, Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're practically famous. And, while we do</i> …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

Sali Hughes: top 25 men's grooming products

The must-have products no man should be without<p>When I told my first editor, on a men's magazine circa 1998, that I wanted to launch a male grooming section, he told me men weren't interested. As the only girl in a family of five children, I knew he was wrong and persuaded him to let me try. At the …

F.lux Helps Computer Addicts Sleep Better

I discovered F.lux earlier this year, and it has changed how I work. F.lux is a program that sits quietly on your Mac, Windows or Linux computer removing the blue light emitted by your screen which can cause your body to subconsciously delay its natural timings — and adversely affect your sleep.<p>In …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

Lotus Cars

Timeless Heirlooms To Ensure Your Descendants Are As Cool As You

The legacy we leave behind speaks to our character for years to come. While the countryside estate and granny’s meat pie are symbolic of your …

Hodinkee's Watch Report: A Modern Mechanical Watch From Ressence

When you think of a watch, what pops into your head probably has a circular dial, two or three hands, and twelve numbers or markers of some kind around the edge of the dial. Maybe it has some extra indicators if you’re thinking of a chronograph or a little window to display the date, but most of us …