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9 essential tech skills anyone interested in startups should learn

Forget Technical Debt — Here's How to Build Technical Wealth

<b>Andrea Goulet</b> and her business partner sat in her living room, casually reviewing their strategic plan, when an episode of <i>This Old House</i> came on …

14 Brutal Truths Every Entrepreneur Needs To Hear

Step one: Quit now. You're not going to make it.<p>Nine out of ten startups will fail.<p>50% of new businesses will not make it past 4 years.<p>You should just stop now. Here's why:<p><b>1. You don't have what it takes.</b> Honestly, you just don't. You don't have the work ethic. You won't be able to handle the …

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

5 Personal Goals You Should Set Before Starting a Business

<i>Before you start a business, you should accomplish these five personal goals.</i><p>Starting a business is exciting, but just because you have a great idea doesn't mean your business will stand a high chance of succeeding. There are thousands of variables that affect your eventual performance in the …

Business plans are a waste of time. Shoot now and adjust later.

There is of course an important caveat to the admittedly brash and generalising statement above. If you are looking for money to start your new …

10 Things you must-do before becoming an entrepreneur

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>Entrepreneurship has become one of the most respected and intelligent paths to take. It’s saved our economy and moves …

Your Startup’s Pitch Needs Only These 10 Slides

Guy Kawasaki shares the layout for a perfect pitch.<p>Pitching your startup to investors just might be the most nerve-wracking aspect of starting your …

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Why Most Pitches Fail to Convince Investors

<i>Most new entrepreneurs use pitches to try and attract investors, but most pitches end up failing to attract any new attention.</i><p>Startups need capital to get off the ground, and unless you're already wealthy from a past venture, you're going to rely on pitching investors to get the rest of the money …

Need a Solid Startup Strategy? Try On-Demand Talent

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sound the death knell! Another on-demand startup has shuttered its doors. After raising close to $65 million in financing and experiencing tremendous growth in the market, Homejoy, an on-demand house-cleaning platform, went belly-up.<p>To …

10 Important Reasons Entrepreneurs Need to Take Blogging Seriously

How the heck do they do it?<p>You know who I'm talking about. I'm talking about those successful entrepreneurs who get tons of business and engagement online.<p>Sure, they hustle just as much as you do. They attend the same networking events. But there's a difference.<p>They seem to have much more business …

10 Worst traits of even the great entrepreneurs

Share39<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 47<p>The difference between success and failure in entrepreneurship can have a lot to do with your own traits and habits. …

Why startups should focus on making money instead of raising it

When I started my rate comparison site, LowestRates.ca, we chose to <i>not</i> raise huge sums of money. Instead, we launched the platform with $150,000 and told ourselves if we run out, we're done. We bootstrapped and focused on selling our vision to customers, not investors. Here's why it worked for us, …

5 Success lessons from Sean Parker – “Billionaire Boy Genius” for entrepreneurs

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share4<p>+12<p>Shares 16<p>Sean Parker has never done things the normal way. He co-founded Napster, became the first president of Facebook, now …

18 Mistakes that kill startups

How To Start a Startup<p>Share206<p>Tweet<p>Share174<p>+14<p>Shares 384<p><i>This column is by Paul Graham, Co-Founder of Y Combinator.</i><p>In the Q & A period after a recent …

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10 características de um empreendedor inovador - Comportamento

A fórmula perfeita que resulta num empreendedor visionário é estruturada por iniciativa, respeito, confiança e autoconhecimento. Empreender é se …

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<b>1. Pergunte a Marcus Lemonis</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/12 (Reprodução)<p>São Paulo – Marcus Lemonis é um ídolo para muitos <b>empreendedores</b>. Empresário de sucesso nos …

25 termos que todo empreendedor precisa conhecer

Como empreendedor, é importante que você esteja familiarizado com eles<p>Veja termos comuns no mundo do empreendedorismo<p>Cada indústria tem sua lista de …

23 livros recomendados por Mark Zuckerberg para empreendedores

As obras foram escolhidas para o clube do livro do Facebook, criado por Zuckerberg<p>O CEO do Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, tem uma grande missão: conectar …

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<b>1. Começando o ano com o pé direito</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/17 (Thinkstock)<p>São Paulo - Quais os seus desejos para 2016? Se um dos itens dessa lista for abrir …

'Star Wars' Obliterates Opening Weekend Records

It could become the highest-grossing movie of all time, box office analysts said.<p>LOS ANGELES, Dec 20 (Reuters) - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shattered the domestic box office record with an estimated $238 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday, a staggering debut that …

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<b>1. Que tal um coach de papel?</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/16 (Thinkstock/Connel_Design)<p>São Paulo - <b>Livros</b> são fontes inesgotáveis de lazer, conhecimento e cultura. …

4 termos que você precisa conhecer antes de receber investimento

Negociação e contrato devem ser levados muito a sério por empreendedores<p>Conseguir um investimento está nos planos de boa parte das startups. É o …

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<b>1. Começando o ano com o pé direito</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/17 (Thinkstock)<p>São Paulo - Quais os seus desejos para 2016? Se um dos itens dessa lista for abrir …

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São Paulo – <b>Abilio Diniz</b> ajudou a erguer e comandou por 50 anos a maior rede varejista do país: o <b>Grupo Pão de Açúcar</b>. Hoje, é dono do fundo de …

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<b>1. Olhos na tela</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/12 (Reprodução/nbc.com)<p>São Paulo – Assistir a <b>programas de TV</b> não é apenas uma forma de relaxar: muitos deles ensinam …

6 técnicas para aprender qualquer coisa — e não esquecer mais

Muitas das estratégias que as pessoas usam hoje só servem para memorizar informações por um tempo. Esqueça isso<p>Em muitas carreiras, sua <b>capacidade de</b> …

5 Coisas que você precisa saber antes de largar o emprego para empreender | Dinheirama

Largar um emprego fixo para empreender é o sonho de muita gente. Alguns tentam e vencem; outros falham, mas tentam; e há o terceiro grupo daqueles …

Ferramentas Práticas para Empreendedores

<b>Pouco tempo livre e desafios de sobra? Confira estas ferramentas!</b><p>Sabemos que você já leu muito sobre gestão de negócios, mas às vezes faltam aquelas …