Andrea Marucchi Danna

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24 great books on startups and entrepreneurs that I must read in 2016

One of my favorite activities at the start of the year is to list out books I intend to read – and I do read some of them too eventually! For those …

Startups

BlackBerry's Treacherous Path To Survival

The release of the BlackBerry Priv has put a spring in the step of BlackBerry, its fans, and the stock market. After years of focusing on its own operating system, the switch to Android from BB10 has given the brand another chance in the smartphone ecosystem. Coupled with ongoing sales of its …

5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only difference between people who want to be entrepreneurs and the ones who actually are is the work and the risk of getting started. If you feel like you want to be an entrepreneur but aren’t certain if you’re ready yet, …

Entrepreneurship

Eight Things They Don't Teach You In School About Entrepreneurship, But Probably Should

A lot has been said about the need for schools to devote more classroom time to entrepreneurship, but what should those lessons look like?<p>The teachable business basics, such as finance, marketing, and planning, aside, the softer skills and qualities that entrepreneurs need to succeed in business …

Entrepreneurship

Take Control of Your Day and Increase Productivity

Maybe it's time to tweak those time management skills and learn how you can take control of your day and increase productivity.<p>How are your time management skills? Do you go to work thinking that you have laid everything out in such a way that you will get through it in record time, only to find …

Time Management

4 New Books That Can Change Your Entrepreneurial Life

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We read to know we’re not alone. -- William Nicholson<p>As a lifelong entrepreneur, and an advocate of embracing the journey through business and life, the above statement couldn’t be more true. Reading doesn't just allow you to …

Entrepreneurship

A $108 billion deal just created a beer giant — here's how much of the world's supply it controls

The megamerger between the Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, maker of Pilsner Urquel and Fosters among many others, is finally official.<p>AB InBev and SAB confirmed in regulatory filings on Wednesday that AB InBev was coughing up £71 billion ($108 billion), or £44 a share ($67), …

Five Phrases The Best Leaders Use Repetitively, And The One They Never Say

Have you ever seen someone solve a Rubik’s cube in less than 40 seconds? It’s mesmerizing. Turn. Twist. Turn again. Rotate. Align. Spin. The action goes by so fast, it’s almost dizzying.<p>How do people get so good at solving those little cubes? It’s not just the principle of “practice makes perfect.” …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

6 Crazy Guinness World Records Set by Startups and Entrepreneurs

Yodeling. Air balloon rides. Pumpkins. When it comes to launching audacious stunts, these companies know no bounds.<p>Sure, many entrepreneurs are known as innovators, disruptors, and rule-breakers--but only a select few of them can claim the title of world record holder. In honor of the creation of …

World Records

Ten CMOs Share Their Summer-Reading Picks

<i>This article is by</i> <b></b><i>Margaret Molloy</i><i>, global CMO for strategic branding firm</i> <i>Siegel+Gale</i><i>.</i><p>As marketers, we are tasked with continuously driving and adapting to change. A role like ours requires an appetite for constant learning—from the leading thinkers in our field, as well as from our peers. In an …

5 Branding Tips For Startups

The concept of “branding” in India is still at its nascent stage as it has been largely restricted to ‘visual identity and communication’ especially …

Startups

How to be more effective as a CEO

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>I don’t see any reason why the customer should cancel orders,” excitedly said Naren. Then he asked his secretary to book a ticket to the US. The …

Management

10 Body Language Secrets of Highly Successful People

Sometimes how you move matters more than what you say. Check out these 10 ways to use body language to your advantage.<p>You control your body, but your body also controls you. Simple gestures, simple postures--each makes a dramatic impact on how you think, feel, and perform.<p>But that doesn't mean you …

Body Language

5 Words That Will Destroy Your Credibility at Work

To ensure that your co-workers respect you, eliminate these terms from your vocabulary.<p>I think we can all agree that credibility goes a long way when it comes to your career. Having it opens doors--not having it leaves you outside on the stoop, debating whether you can fit through a window on the …

dreamcompany

With 100K registered users, e-learning startup Sigrid secures funding from Oliphans Capital

E-learning startup Sigrid has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Oliphans Capital. Sigrid enables teachers to bring their courseware, …

edtech

500 Startups Arrives In London With “Distro Dojo”, A Three-Month Growth Program For Post-Seed Startups

Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups isn’t new to the U.K. or Europe by any means. The seed investor and accelerator program has backed something in the region of 15 to 20 British startups, depending on how you count these things, and over 50 European startups overall.<p>But now TechCrunch has learned that …

Startups

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WeWork, a startup that rents out office space to other startups, may soon be valued at $10 billion

WeWork's December 2014 Series D round of funding valued the company at $5 billion, making it among the most valuable private tech companies in the world.<p>In total, the company has raised $568.9 million in funding from T. Rowe Price, Benchmark Capital, and Wellington Management.<p>Sources familiar with …

7 things I learned about co-founders in my previous startups

Are you passionate about joining a startup? One of your friends who has just started a company calls you up. He is looking for a co-founder. You are …

startups

3 Things Entrepreneurs Must Learn About Digital Marketing and PR

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In running a digital-marketing consultancy in a tech mecca like Seattle, I work with larger companies and spend time with local startups hoping to crack the big time with their ideas and energy.<p>What’s apparent, though, is that …

Social Media

Use These 5 Steps to Create a Marketing Plan

<i>In their book</i> Start Your Own Business<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting your business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors explain the simple steps involved with creating</i> …

Marketing

The Best Marketing Advice Money Can't Buy

Ever wish you could just talk to a marketing expert and ask them for some free advice? You're in luck!<p>I respect and support your health dose of pessimism here, but it's true--we're offering free marketing advice to any business seeking answers to their marketing challenges. After 20 years in …

Marketing

The Surprising Truth About the Perfect Brainstorm

Follow these steps to make your next brainstorming session productive and inspirational.<p>My article on brainstorming sessions that make people crazy generated a lot of requests for tips to make brainstorming effective. If you follow this guide, not only will you save the sanity of your team, you may …

Creativity

The 4 Essential Research Strategies in Content Marketing

Here are the 4 essential research strategies that will boost your content marketing and deliver relevant and valuable target audience messaging.<p>In the world of content marketing, strategy is king. The Content Marketing Institute's 2015 B2C Benchmark Report shows that 47 percent of the most …

Marketing

7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most technical entrepreneurs focus hard on building an innovative product, but forget that an elegant solution doesn’t automatically translate into a successful business. Businesses require an equally elegant business model, …

Small Business

3 Simple Tactics to Increase Your Productivity

While managing a business, it's pivotal that an entrepreneur remain productive at all times. Here are some tips that will help.<p><i>Jeremy Choi, an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member from Toronto, is the managing partner of</i> <i>Pixelcarve,</i> <i>a digital agency that focuses on providing strategy, design,</i> …

Time Management

L’Italia è un paese per startup?

Periodicamente, i nostri giornali pubblicano notizie su giovani imprenditori italiani che ottengono successi in concorsi o iniziative internazionali …

I 20 round di investimento che hanno fatto volare l'Europa nel 2014

<i>Questo articolo è stato pubblicato nell’ebook Italia 2015 CheFuturo! da oggi disponibile gratuitamente su CheFuturo!</i><p>Nel linguaggio del venture …

Best Advice I Ever Got: 3 Lessons in Authenticity

Authentic leadership requires honesty, with clients and with your peers.<p><i>Serial entrepreneur Joshua B. Lee spent a decade growing businesses in the online advertising industry before realizing it was time to effect greater change. As the co-founder of StandOut Authority, Lee coaches entrepreneurs to</i> …

Entrepreneurship