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This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Recharge, which lets users book hotels by the minute, just launched in New York

Recharge, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based company whose app enables users to book a stay in a hotel for just 66 cents a minute, is opening in select New York hotels today, after testing its service over the last year in San Francisco.<p>The company has also raised an undisclosed amount of funding …

How Breaking The Business Rules Put These Entrepreneurs On Track To Success

Starting a new company without following the accepted rules of business, especially for first-time founders, can lead to bad decision-making and disastrous results. But for some entrepreneurs, there are times when breaking the rules has proved to be the right thing to do.<p><b>Sidestep sales pitch</b> …

Entrepreneurship

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Sears workers reveal why the company is bleeding cash

The company's cash and equivalents have fallen to $276 million from $1.8 billion a year ago, Sears said Thursday.<p>The company's sales have been falling for years and it has been shutting down stores, selling real estate, and spinning off brands to stem the bleeding.<p>Since 2007, Sears has closed half …

This controversial new business model is taking over retail

Birchbox, Carnivore Club, Dollar Shave Club, Stitch Fix — simply pay a monthly fee and you have products ranging from makeup to meat delivered to your doorstep.<p>But are subscription retail models all they are cracked up to be?<p>Recently, a scandal involving Kate Hudson's athleisure company, Fabletics, …

Jet, the well-funded startup trying to take on Amazon, just changed its business model

The move comes less than three months after Jet's official launch in July.<p>Originally, Jet used a Costco-esque model: Instead of making money on individual product sales, its profit would come from the $50-a-year membership fee. It would persuade people to pay the fee by promising prices that were …

Freelancing business model - Detailing the increasing demand

Here, let us look at the trends in the freelancing industry, taking Australia and United states as case studies. Also, we shall deal with how freelancing can become an ideal business model for startups and entrepreneurs, who can launch a freelancing website.

How the Membership Business Model Is Changing the Way We Buy

The idea of a membership business model, in which customers pay a subscription to gain unlimited access to a product or service, is nothing new: gyms and country clubs have been doing it for decades. <b>In the past several years, however, member-based businesses have taken exciting new directions</b> -- …

A tweet from Kim Kardashian about this startup caused its servers to 'shut down'

JetSmarter's head of global expansion Paul Grusevich told Business Insider in an interview the first tweet by Kardashian about the app, which was posted on May 1, resulted in "so many calls ... that actually our servers shut down for a bit."<p>Kardashian tweeted repeatedly about the company, posting …

First Look at adidas and Pharrell’s new “Friends and Family” Collaboration

Last week, adidas and Pharrell presented the bright yellow NMD “Human Race” sneaker and the NMD collaboration continues with the newest “Friends and …

Shoes

Oak & Oscar's Sandford GMT is ready for take off

A GMT built by an all-star team of American craftsmen.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>13<p>Independent watchmaker Oak & Oscar has rounded up its …

Stainless Steel

Best & Worst #MensFashion Instagrams Of The Week [31.07.16]

What are you planning to wear to work this week? Well, if you've been carting out the same tired suit and tie, it might be time for a refresh, …

What to Wear Every Single Day in August

August is also known as the month where your sartorial aspirations die in a puddle of perspiration. But that's not happening in 2016—not on our watch. Instead, this month we're celebrating nothing but hot weather swerving. And there's no group of guys to better show you the path to summer fit …

The Simple Trick That Amazon, Apple, and Lego Know | Inc.com

Position yourself for the future by looking at what stays constant.<p>That's how star companies like Amazon, Apple, and Lego consistently leap ahead of competitors, say strategy experts Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi in their new book, <i>Strategy That Works</i>.<p>The authors say that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's …

Business Strategy

The 11-Point Checklist That Will Help You Decide If Your Startup Idea Is Actually Worth Pursuing | Inc.com

Having too many ideas may be the norm for the majority of entrepreneurs, but it can also be overwhelming and lead to the inability to move forward. Too many choices can actually derail our success and leave us no further along with our business plans than before. Or worse, we realize that we spent …

Startups

Top 50 Inspiring and Most Read Startup Stories of 2013

1. The billion dollar Mu Sigma story<p>Mu Sigma is one of the fastest growing companies in the world. It has raised a gargantuan grand total of 163 …

Bhaag startup bhaag – the stories of 11 student entrepreneurs from India

The entrepreneur movement is spreading well beyond big cities and major universities in India, and is marked by a new seriousness and focus -- as …

5 rising startups in India

Holy acquisitions, Batman! Monday is usually a slow news day, but four out of our five picks today for rising startups have announced acquisitions. …

4 startups and VC firms to watch in India

Today’s investments in India take it a little closer to home. Recent funding has given a boost to electric bikes, a local news publication, and other …

Myntra’s Ex-COO launches startup to analyze fashion trends

Myntra Chief Operating Officer Ganesh Subramanian has launched a startup - Stylumia Intelligence Technology. It’s a data-driven firm that would …

Madura experiments with first omni-channel retail

<b>Bengaluru:</b> Apparel retailer Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, part of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd on Saturday launched a new digitally integrated store under its …

Twas the night before marketing: does your brand need a story?

<i>‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the town, not a customer was stirring, not even a browse.</i><p>You’ve got a great product or service. …

These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago — now they're worth billions

We've decided to rack up a bunch of these billion-dollar startups — Cowboy Ventures' Aileen Lee first referred to them as "unicorns" — that didn't exist five years ago, and that are now valued at $1 billion or more.<p>For the purposes of this list, we zeroed in on US-based companies that were founded …

LinkedIn's billionaire founder Reid Hoffman says helping run PayPal taught him an unexpected lesson about networking

LinkedIn founder and Greylock investor Reid Hoffman counts among his friends Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and also celebrities and some of theUnited States' most powerful Democrats.<p>In a recent interview for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How …

A top VC firm just put together a stunning presentation on the state of startups

A top NYC VC firm, First Round Capital, decided to poll more than 500 founders what it's like and, in an industry first, release data on the state of the startup industry, which they've let us republish in full here.<p>Here's how startups are feeling about everything from raising money (pessimistic) …

5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of you will have a business plan for your startup, as this document acts as the blueprint and roadmap for your company. Whether it is to share with management to help with strategy or present to investors for funding, the business …

From Idea to Business with Lean Startup & the Progress Board

This deck shows how you get from idea to business by using the business model canvas and lean startup methodologies. It introduces the Progress Board, a new tool that brings it all together.

‘If you believe in your idea, do it now’ – 50 quotes from Indian startup journeys

<i>From data to dreams, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from</i> …

Day 1  --  Deciding on the Business Idea #7DayStartup

Following on from my last blog about building a business in just 7 days...<p>Day 1 was all about coming up with the business idea I'll be launching on Friday. It also involved travelling from home (near Wetherby, Yorkshire) up to Kielder where I was planning to stay. I say "was planning to stay" as …