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This app builder is letting students turn their ideas into apps for free

“We just need a technical co-founder!” “We have the idea, we’re just trying to find a CS major to build it!”<p>In 2016, everyone and their mother has an idea for an app. This is especially true on college campuses, where starting an app has seemingly replaced beer pong as the most popular …

5 Important Business Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban has a net worth of $3 billion. Most of his wealth has come from two major transactions, but the businessman has continued to enjoy …

Entrepreneurship

Grooming Tips For Looking Younger | Men's Health

As cool as this scientific breakthrough is, there are cheaper, quicker, natural fixes you can try before applying a skin you’ll have to shed like a snake. Here are five simple grooming techniques to help you feel and look your freshest.<p><b>Splash With Warm Water</b><p>According to grooming lore, hot water …

ISIS claims suicide attack on Iraqi stadium that kills 25

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man wearing a suicide belt walked into an Iraqi soccer stadium Friday and blew himself up -- killing at least 25 people and wounding 90 more, security officials said.<p>A crowd had gathered for a ceremony to mark a championship for a popular local soccer team when the bomb exploded, the head …

Extremism

The Way You Buy and Use Apps Is About to Change Big Time

Turning apps into money has always seemed like a fairly straightforward proposition. Sell the app, get the money. Or better yet, give the app away, …

Amazon wants game developers to use its new free open-source 3D engine

Amazon has a surprise: it’s built a free, open-source 3D engine for game developers called Lumberyard. Built for “AAA” games, the engine integrates the company’s AWS cloud platform deeply to provide server-side processing.<p>Lumberyard is a full game studio; you can build and design levels, create …

Game Development

The Best Apps For People Who Don't Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

How to Develop Innovative Leaders at Every Level of Your Organization

At age 22, Jennifer Prosek started a public relations company. She was highly motivated and talented, and was able to start building a team of people to work with her. But the addition of new team members seemed to stall the growth of her company.<p>One day, Jennifer found herself complaining to a …

Here Is the One Surprising Thing All Successful Entrepreneurs Have | Inc.com

A while back, I sat on a panel at a conference for entrepreneurs. There were three successful entrepreneurs and myself. As usual, the classic question came up, "What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?" The first panelist said, "Passion! You must be passionate, or you'll never achieve …

Entrepreneurship

5 Tips for Telling the Story of Your Startup | Inc.com

Storytelling is an art everyone is born with, yet few of us use those skills in the business setting. We forget that everything has a story, especially when it comes to how a company got its start. Every business began as someone's dream and every entrepreneur dealt with setbacks, trials, …

New Jersey

Walter Isaacson on What it Really Takes to Innovate | Inc.com

Management gurus who have long touted the value of teamwork and productive--now have new evidence from journalist and biographer Walter Isaacson.<p>In his new book <i>The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution</i>, Isaacson makes the case that the …

Innovation

The One Thing You Should Do After Meeting Anyone New

At 24-years-old, Francis Pedraza is the co-founder and CEO of a venture-backed company, Everest. In addition, he is an advisor to 10 tech companies, each of whom he does hundreds of introductions for in return for equity.<p>It is hard to predict how my Forbes interviews will go. Most top relationships …

Top tips for new app developers: Here’s what you need to know

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Startup Stock Photos<p>The mobile applications landscape has evolved faster than anyone anticipated. According to Markets …

4 Changes That Will Make Your Resume Incredibly Powerful

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>As a job seeker, it’s easy to see hiring managers …

7 Resources That Can Help You Create a Stunning Mobile App Design

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have never used an app more than once that didn’t appeal to my eyes or one that made me think about how to use it. Design is just too important, and good design is a sure way that your app stays on your customer’s phone.<p>Not only does …

How to Get Users Hooked on Your Mobile App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A company launches a mobile app with a strong concept. They’ve built awareness and are beginning to see downloads increase. However, in gauging the success of an app, are downloads really a valuable metric?<p>To the media, companies -- large …

5 Development Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Mobile App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you have a breakthrough idea for your business, you’ve probably considered bringing it to life by developing a mobile app. It’s not a bad idea. Mobile apps are extremely popular at the moment, and they’re paving the way for all kinds …

5 Pieces of Bad Advice You Should Ignore If You Want Your App to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you start to build an app, you may receive a plethora of advice from your friends and network. While much of it can be great advice, some of it will be so misleading that it could put you and your app dreams in jeopardy.<p>I have …

Ideas Are Only the Beginning of Startup Innovation

Most people think innovation is all about ideas, when in fact it is more about delivery, people and process. Entrepreneurs looking to innovate need …

What Peter Jones looks for from young entrepreneurs and their business plans

As someone who has proved to have an eagle eye for promising business plans, Real Business was eager to find out how Dragons’ Den investor and serial …

How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist

<i>In the book,</i> Write Your Business Plan<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media offer an in-depth understanding of what’s essential to any business plan, what’s appropriate for your venture and what it takes to ensure success. In this edited excerpt, the authors discuss the ABCs of getting a bank loan for</i> …

Stealth mode: The case for product first, marketing second

<i>This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture</i> …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for …