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$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

The unsexiest trillion-dollar startup

Steve Jobs went ballistic when public shipping manifests leaked the existence of the iPhone 3G. That’s about the only time something exciting happened in the freight forwarding business. The circulatory system of the global economy is a trillion-dollar industry, yet no one really talks about it, or …

Startups

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

This 25-year-old founded a new kind of VC that's helped college kids raise over $130 million

Venture capitalists would like to prowl college campuses to find the projects that could be the next hit.<p>Unfortunately, given how many aspiring entrepreneurs there are at so many colleges, that's pretty hard for them to do.<p>Enter Peter Boyce, a 25-year-old founder of a new kind of VC, Rough Draft …

Here are 58 tech startups that are on track to become Britain’s next billion dollar companies

Silicon Valley Comes To the UK (SVC2UK), an organisation set up by LinkedIn cofounder Reed Hoffman, former LinkedIn VP of corporate strategy Ellen Levy, and LoveFilm investor Sherry Coutu, chose the companies based on their potential to grow into huge tech corporations.<p>The "Scale Up Club," designed …

5 Ways to Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Hot Electrons Could Double Solar Cell Power Efficiency

Scientists have experimentally verified a theory suggesting that hot electrons could double the output of solar cells. The researchers, from Boston …

If you text this phone number, a new startup will deliver booze to your doorstep

Drinkeasy, an SMS-based startup, says it can learn your tastes and help you discover and eventually buy craft liquor. Think of it like a text-message based liquor store.<p>Prior to founding Drinkeasy, Harry Raymond and his cofounder Nick Manning founded Swig, a social network for bartenders and drink …

'Super batteries' to be 3D printed from graphene ink

Manchester Metropolitan University is embarking on a project to 3D print "super batteries" from graphene ink.<p>Wonder material graphene has been widely …

Clean Energy

Building a Capacitive Liquid Sensor

Glowing 3D Printed Flowers<p>Smartphone Macro Lens<p>Open Source Turtle Robot (OSTR)<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Hi VadimS...<p>Great project and Instructable!<p>I'm …

The best free online business courses starting in June

To many, marketing seems like an art.<p>You almost imagine a divine inspiration behind those clever narratives, slogans, and promotions.<p>Like any art, there is a hard science behind marketing. Even in the <i>Mad Men</i> heyday, as Poets&Quants staff writer Jeff Schmitt notes, advertisers would comb through …

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

Startup CEOs Share Their Number One Hiring Tip

Here is how Startup CEOs from around the globe hire top talent and keep them.<p>One of the most popular motivational books of our time is "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," by Stephen Covey. The book has actually attracted large numbers of people who are amazed at how devoted and determined …

CEOs

How One Entrepreneur Raised A Half Billion Dollars

As an entrepreneur, you have dedicated countless hours, made endless personal sacrifices, and invested many resources into realizing your business dreams. When it comes to securing financial backing for your startup, how can all of these factors play out in a way that appeals to investors? It all …

Waste not, want not - making money from rubbish

<b>Tom Szaky talks 19 to the dozen. It's as if he doesn't want to waste a single minute of the hour-long interview I have with him.</b><p>But then waste is a subject dear to his heart. He is the founder and chief executive of social enterprise TerraCycle, a company whose aim is eliminating waste.<p>"It's a …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people -- at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople successful and others not?<p>It has everything to do with habits, beliefs, passion, …

Self-improvement

If You Want A Billion-Dollar Startup Idea, Take A Look At This Chart

Pinterest is the new Craigslist. That's what Kevin Ryan, a serial entrepreneur believes.<p>Ryan co-founded multiple startups, including Gilt Groupe, wedding site Zola, MongoDB and Business Insider.<p>He's eying new companies to start and turning to Pinterest for ideas. Ryan's statement that Pinterest is …

HitFox Hatches FinLeap, A New Startup Factory Targeting Fintech

Not content with incubating and acquiring startups in the adtech and Big Data space, HitFox Group, the Berlin-headquartered company builder, has hatched a second <i>company builder</i>.<p>Dubbed FinLeap, the German-styled ‘startup factory’ will be targeting fintech and plans to hatch 4-6 startups per year …

5 Fears You'll Need to Conquer Before Starting a Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is treacherous ground. You’ll face great risks, from the inception of your company through the growth stage, and even as you stabilize and gain momentum. If you’re going to be successful as a business owner, you …

Entrepreneurship

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions