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10 Quotes From Successful Small Business Owners | Inc.com

What better way to gain valuable advice about succeeding in small business than from those who are actually, well, succeeding? I recently met 10 such people.<p>Over 1,000 companies across the Kansas City region submitted applications for the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Small Business …

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Surviving Your First Year As A Small Business Owner

If you are launching a business, you have probably heard the horror stories of business failure after business failure. Listen to some of the naysayers and you’ll start believing that 90% of new businesses are destined to fail. However, the reality is much brighter: according to the U.S. Bureau of …

Federal Reserve Insider Alan Greenspan Warns: There Will Be a “Significant Market Event… Something Big Is Going To Happen”

With the Federal Reserve printing trillions upon trillions of dollars to keep the economic system afloat, many investors and financial pundits have …

Now, Even Artificial Intelligence Gurus Fret That AI Will Steal Our Jobs

It’s easy to find lots of people who worry that artificial intelligence will create machines so smart that they will destroy a huge swath of jobs currently done by humans. As computers and robots become more adept at everything from driving to writing, say even some technology optimists such as …

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The American Small Business Championship Is Coming - Small Business Trends

Running a small business often requires sacrifice. The American Small Business Championship by Sam’s Club is looking to reward 102 small businesses …

One of Pinterest’s most important acquisitions happened because of a Stanford class and a dinner party

The class delved deep into large-scale social networks studies —research which was still relatively new — and professor Jure Leskovec was breaking ground.<p>"It was the coolest subject ever and Jure was super bad-ass," Chou says. "He was very young but had already written around 20 papers."<p>Chou loved …

5 Ways To Prepare Your Business For An Economic Recession

While the pace of the economic recovery since the 2008 has been subject to much debate, the fact is that the United States has clearly been on a growth trajectory for the last six years. Unemployment has dropped from a 2009 high of 10% to 5.9%, negative GDP has reversed and is trending at a 3.5% …

Silicon Valley: 25 to watch

<b>01. Instacart</b><b><br>Grocery delivery service</b><p>Hungry but too lazy to go to the shops? Pull up the Instacart app and they’ll take your order and send someone …

What Some Of Google's Most Elite, Entrepreneurial Employees Are Doing Now

Mayer started the two-year rotational training program to home-grow managers who would be "Googley." The program has since become rather legendary, and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt told Steven Levy that he expects an APM alumni to run the company someday.<p>When you pick people who are leaders and …

Google’s New Inbox App Is Going To Really Annoy Advertisers

Google's Inbox app could make some advertisers really ticked off.Flickr/Gerry ThomasenGoogle just announced a new app called "Inbox" that has the potential to transform the way we email. But it also looks like it's going to seriously annoy advertisers as a result.<p>One of the key features of the …

The $5 Billion Startup Club: The 9 Highest Valued Startups That You Should Definitely Keep An Eye On

But in recent years, there's been so many of them that billion-dollar valuations are almost starting to feel routine in tech.<p>So we've raised the bar and narrowed down WSJ's "The Billion-Dollar Startup Club" list to companies that are valued at more than $5 billion.<p>These startups are transforming …

How to Improve Your Product and Design Taste

<i>This post was written by Herbert Lui and edited by Robleh Jama, and originally appeared on the Busy Building Things blog. Companies like Facebook and Shopify renew their inspiration by using our art products.</i><p>In a data-driven world, taste is one of the few qualities that manages to elude …

Brazil's Newest Billionaire Has Gisele To Thank As He Joins Forbes List Of The World's Richest

For many Brazilians, the name Grendene means footwear. Brazil’s largest shoemaker was named after its founders, twin brothers Alexandre and Pedro Grendene Bartelle, who set up the company in 1971 in the southern Brazilian city of Farroupilha, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Today publicly-traded …

Mexicans are leaving the US and taking their money with them

Mexicans aren’t feeling the love from their friends and family living abroad.<p>Remittances to Mexico have fallen by 29% since 2006, according to a report released by Pew Research and based on World Bank data. This bucks the trend for the rest of Latin America, where remittances have recovered after …

The Next $100 Billion Technology Market?

Just as we are getting our arms around terms like B2B and BYOD, the latest technology acronym emerges — M2M. And this one is big and getting bigger fast. For many of us, M2M (machine-to-machine) is a new concept, but you might be surprised to learn that it is already a $24B market and predicted to …

Deceit, fraud, and first world problems: How BRICS graduated to the sports big leagues—and now regret it

Somewhere between the first protest over transit fare hikes in Sao Paulo and president Dilma Rousseff’s public address three weeks later, football and the Olympic Games found themselves swept into the heart of Brazilian anger.<p>The outcry had centered around failed social services, corruption, and …