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Data Innovators In Sports And Entertainment: Sqor, Inc.

Sports headlines about a winning touchdown or a knockout punch no longer tell the whole story. Modern athletes are engaging with their fans online and in ways never before possible.<p>The business of sports marketing, branding and sponsorship is changing, offering opportunities for athletes to …

We Need to Know More About What Startups Do with Our Data

Earlier today we reported on an apparent security problem with trivia app QuizUp that saw users’ contact data sent in plain text. Developer Plain Vanilla blamed a fault with third-party software that has now apparently been fixed, but the episode highlighted an important issue – we don’t know …

Salesforce Hopes To Ride Analytics Wave With New Business Intelligence Service

Salesforce.com will unveil a new analytics service tomorrow morning they have dubbed Wave. The product will be introduced by CEO Marc Benioff at the company’s Dreamforce customer conference in San Francisco, but according to a Salesforce spokesperson, it is already available in the AppExchange …

5 reasons technology world needs more geek girls

"It was like taking a big leap of faith."<p>That's how Regina Agyare describes her decision back in 2012 to leave her well-paid job at a major international bank in Ghana's capital Accra to follow her dream and embark on her own entrepreneurial journey. Having worked for six years as the bank's only …

Get in the Game and You'll Learn Something

Here's how games hone one entrepreneur's strategy skills.<p>Matthew Calkins stores his leadership development tools in his basement. He owns more than a thousand, many still wrapped in plastic. He takes them out only once a month. But they have helped him build his company, Appian, into a leading …

The Present IS the Future: Real-Time Marketing In the Era of the Stream – Part Two

In Part I of this article series, we looked at how the real-time Web has precipitated Nowism as a fundamental shift in how we understand and engage …

Big Data

Can we design a new form of leadership?

I was rereading some old drafts I wrote last fall of an earlier version of the book project I am restarting now in earnest. One of the draft chapters …

When everything is data, there’s opportunity in everything

Today, nearly every part of our world can reduced to a number. Physical, digital, alive, inanimate — everything is a source of data just waiting to …

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How to Sell Your Idea in Less Than 3 Minutes

This business professor explains his no-fail solution for pitching your startup idea in record time.<p>One thing I have learned over the last few decades of listening to entrepreneurs pitch their ideas is this: it takes me less than three minutes to either tune out or want to know much more. In …

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many startups Weebly, the website creation and hosting service, was born in a college dorm room. Back in 2006, co-founders David Rusenko, Chris Fanini and Dan Veltri wanted an easy way to display their work on a website. They weren’t …

Entrepreneurship

How to Be More Creative: More Sleep, Less Coffee

Want to be more creative? You're better off living like a health nut than a beat poet. The latest research shows how health and creativity work together.<p>Thanks to a long tradition of whisky-swilling, garrett-living, chain-smoking poets and artists, in our culture at least, creativity and healthy …

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Shares His 10 Simple Rules Of Life

These simple <i>life rules that Jack Dorsey lives by</i>, may be the reason why his company <i>Twitter</i> has reached a massive 500 Million+ user base over the past …

8 Things Really Efficient People Do

Everyone wants more time. Efficiency is one way of adding minutes or hours to your day. Here are eight tips effectively used by the most efficient.<p>Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that …

What Some Extremely Successful People Were Doing At 25

Some people know what they want to do from an early age and focus on it relentlessly. Others reinvent themselves, changing careers and industries …