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Small Businesses Need Technology to Really Know Their Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the growing interest in locally made and locally grown products, some say that small, local retailers have a unique advantage.<p>Nonetheless, big companies with big budgets still have considerable advantages. Large companies are …

The Top 15 Startup Accelerators in India

As part of our new series on the essentials of starting up in India, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the top 15 most active startup …

Funding Daily: Advertising, big data, and white whales

AppNexus grabs $60M<p>Ad tech company AppNexus continues to roll up financing, announcing new funding of $60 million today — and it might be raising another $40 million soon. In a post today on the company’s blog, CEO and cofounder Brian O’Kelley — a big <i>Moby Dick</i> fan — said his company is pursuing its …

Investment Banking 2.0 Says “Hello World!?”

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jacob Mullins is the CEO of Exitround, a software-powered M&A marketplace for buyers and sellers of companies.</i><p>David Gelles wrote in the New York Times this weekend about how large tech corporations have been conducting more M&A deals with less input from traditional investment banks. …

How to Become the Ultimate Boomerang Employee

Earlier this summer, LeBron James made headlines when he announced his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years in Miami.<p>This …

Elon Musk's SpaceX reportedly raising $200 million in funding at $10 billion valuation

The rocket business is booming<p>The company that Elon Musk hopes will some day carry him to Mars has been making big strides in recent months, winning contracts to provide the rockets that ferry public and private satellites and other equipment into space. As NASA looks to limit it new launches and …

Twitter Is Destroying Itself

I’ve been in love with Twitter for quite a few years now. At first, like most people, I didn’t get it at all. I, like many, made the mistake of thinking it was for trivialities like “this is what I had for lunch” and the like. However, as the service progressed, I started to understand the draw. …

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Posted by Young Entrepreneur Council on Aug 21, 2014<p>If you could change one thing about being an entrepreneur, what would it be?<p><i>The following answers</i> …

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 …

HubSpot files to go public with a $100M IPO

HubSpot filed its S-1 document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today, putting the marketing automation company in line to go public and raise $100 million.<p>It will trade under the symbol HUBS on the New York Stock Exchange, according to the filing.<p>The company brought in $77.6 …

Human workers will take orders from robots, and they will like it

If science fiction has taught us anything, it’s that once humans start taking commands from robot overseers, we’re in trouble.<p>That’s why researchers at MIT’s artificial intelligence lab expected people to be uncomfortable deferring to a robot to assign them tasks. What they found instead, in an …

How much do tennis players earn compared with other athletes?

This year’s U.S. Open tennis tournament will pay out a record $38.3 million in prize money, with $3 million going to the winner of the men’s and …