Christopher Butler

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11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

10 Must-Have Tools for Startups

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedIn<p>Over the years, there has been a dramatic upsurge in the number of start-ups across the globe. Well, it’s no wonder …

Things Startups Should Keep In Mind While Planning For A Pre-Seed Fund

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a founder and looking to raise pre-seed capital, then you are definitely stepping into the most attractive …

Entrepreneurship

4 Ways You Can Market Your Business Using Instagram

With a user base of 300 million, Instagram is becoming a marketing force to be reckoned with. Even though it is a fairly new medium, the same marketing principles still apply. With Instagram, businesses can connect authentically, directly, and efficiently with many current and future customers in …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Top 20 Content Marketing Blogs You Should Read Every Day | Marketing Insider Group

What are the top content marketing blogs you read every day?<p>This is a question I get asked, just about every day. And while there is a long list of …

The 5 Basics for Building an Online Business That Actually Makes Money

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the boom of the Internet and social media has arisen a new category of entrepreneurship. Successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Cuban, Elon Musk, and Peter Thiel got their start with online businesses. An online business …

Entrepreneurship

13 Simple Improvements That Can Transform Your Business

Don't overcomplicate it--a couple of simple adjustments to your business can yield high ROI.<p>Entrepreneurs sometimes focus too much on creating complicated strategies to improve business, and are left with less-than-stellar results--and hours of lost time.<p>Instead, try taking a step back to really …

Marketing

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

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The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

The best restaurant in 32 countries around the world

This comprehensive list is curated with the help of over 900 international journalists and leaders in the restaurant industry.<p>Besides Spain, many other countries including Peru, Russia, and Switzerland made it onto the list.<p>We went through the list to find the restaurants that received the top …

This Exceptional 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Owns a $1 Million Business

Entrepreneurs can learn a few important lessons from kidpreneur Evan.<p>Imagine building a business that exceeds your wildest dreams--a business in which you get to do what you love and get paid for it. The idea that finally makes you a millionaire, successful beyond your greatest hopes.<p>Now imagine …

Entrepreneurship

I Have An Idea And I Need An App For That : A 101 On App Development & Tools You Need

In the past 10 months, I have got so many requests from the fellow entrepreneurs to create the initial product for their startup, half of them are …

Apps

How Entrepreneurs Access Capital and Get Funded

Ask any entrepreneur about his or her greatest challenge, and the conversation will likely turn to capital. Finance is the lifeblood of every …

How Much Money Successful Companies Started With

Cheap Vacations for Entrepreneurs

Here are five cheap holidays for the entrepreneurs out there who need some time away.<p>When it comes to working, entrepreneurs have a bad habit of never switching off. However, to help recharge those mental batteries, even the brightest workaholics know they need a dose of fun, relaxation, and even …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Best Exercises To Burn Fat And Lose Weight Fast

[UPWOD Nº1] Get Your Daily Dose Of Sweat — Introducing The Lean It UP Workout Of The Day (UPWOD)<p>Welcome to your daily dose of sweat. Today marks the …

Healthy Eating

How to Build a Brand for Your Small Business

When it comes to your business, how do you figure out what your brand will be? Businesses should always know how people would recognize their business by developing a clear brand. Is it really just about your logo? No! Your brand is the first thing that someone thinks of when they hear the name of …

What Investors Look For When Evaluating Your Pitch: Abed Bibi

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When evaluating any investment there are many things to look for, but I can divide them into the following categories:<p><b>1. Investors are</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Applyifi generates investment decks for startups, matches them to investors

A brilliant idea has struck you, and you know exactly how to build on it and create a profitable business. However, a few things are stopping you on …

Startups

What Investors Look For When Evaluating Your Pitch: Flat6Labs CEO Ramez M. El-Serafy

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>At Flat6Labs, we mainly select the startups based on three main criteria:<p><b>1. THE TEAM.</b> This is, by far, the most important element in our …

Startups

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

Five Tech Tips for Small Businesses

With so much technology out there, and new solutions becoming available every day, it can be hard for Canadian small businesses to keep …

Small Business

The most efficient way to stock a home bar, according to someone who's done it

Stocking a home bar can be daunting — unless you have one of New York's savviest cocktail minds guiding your every purchase, which, thanks to this graphic curated by Eamon Rockey, you do.<p>A veteran bartender and the general manager of midtown's Betony restaurant, Rockey recently visited the B.I. …

5 Must-Read Books For The Budding Entrepreneur

Anybody who has aspirations to become an entrepreneur will have to take several steps before they become successful. Some of this is practical …