Madalin Nanau

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Forget Facebook and Google: The ad world thinks this tech giant is 'terrifying'

The mad men and women of the ad industry have plenty of reasons to toss and turn at night.<p>Money is increasingly trickling from television commercials …

A week with BeatsX: How Apple’s latest W1 earbuds compare to AirPods & Powerbeats3

Six weeks after the launch of the iPhone 7 I wrote that life without a headphone jack was a confusing mess of adapters and a lack of cohesion between Apple products. That piece, however, was written before W1 earbuds hit the market.<p>Now, Apple has three pairs of W1 earbuds available and my opinions …

Consumer Tech

This Amazon killer is in talks for a $3 billion valuation

It’ll probably take more than a $3 billion company to take down Amazon (AMZN), but that amount of cash is certainly a nice chunk of change to get …

Before she was famous, Kim Kardashian had a successful eBay business

The 34-year-old is an executive producer on her family's hit, long-running reality show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," which was recently renewed at E! for a reported $100 million for the next four years.<p>Kim also has a super successful video game app, product endorsement deals, a selfie book, …

Volvo's glowing bike spray lights up nighttime cyclists

For thousands of cyclists, navigating the roads at night requires an almost prescient sense of awareness.<p>To tackle the problem, Volvo has come up …

Mobile Marketing Trends To Follow From The Israeli Elections

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Gilad Bechar is the founder and CEO of</i> <i>Moburst</i><i>, a global mobile marketing agency helping first-tier startups and brands grow their mobile business. He serves as a mentor to startups at Microsoft Accelerator, The Technion, Tel-Aviv University and Unit 8200.</i> <i></i><p>The impact of mobile and …

Digital Advertising

The antitrust ruling against Microsoft was the top of the dot-com boom. History could repeat itself with Google

The tech industry is in a boom right now. We know that every boom has its bust.<p>But the hard part is figuring out when the turn will happen.<p>You're probably familiar with this chart. It's the historical tech-heavy NASDAQ index from its inception to the present date:<p>See that quick rise and fall? That …

Why developers want to be on WhatsApp so badly

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is good at putting on a conference. Attendees at this year's F8 were greeted with a splashy tent-filled venue full of …

3 Warren Buffett Quotes Your Business Should Live By

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Warren Buffett helped me build my business -- even before I decided to try my hand in entrepreneurship. Several years before I founded my own company, a colleague gifted me Warren Buffett’s biography. His ideology and approach to …

Digital, Social Media Marketing and PR Instagram 'Wait and See'

Digital marketing, public relations and advertising professionals are keeping an eye on Instagram growth, but many are not ready to make a play on this youth-oriented platform. However, Instagram on Wednesday announced a new scrolling multiple-photo "carousel" that allows for measurement of …

20 Motivational Quotes from Legendary Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Visionaries (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even the most grand, world-changing projects require some amount of tedious, get-it-done slogging.<p>If you’re having one of those days where you feel like nothing will come of your efforts -- and you don’t have time to watch <i>Rocky</i> or any of …

New Google AdWords App Lets You View Ad Analytics On The Go

Google AdWords, one of the search giant’s longest-lasting cornerstone endeavors at almost 15 years old, is finally getting a mobile app. Now you can monitor your ad campaign and get all that sweet, juicy data on the go.<p>The app will have just what you expected: raw data from folks interacting with …

The Often-Overlooked Value of Cold Calling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even if you run a scalable Internet business, you should still look beyond online channels for product validation and sales strategy support. Cold calling potential customers, which may seem antiquated<i>,</i> is an invaluable way to not only …

Twitter’s new ‘partner audiences’ will help more advertisers track you outside Twitter

Today Twitter announced the launch of “partner audiences,” a feature that lets advertisers target users based on their activity outside of the social network.<p>Scary, right?<p>Maybe, but this isn’t exactly a new idea. Twitter’s experimented with this sort of tracking for a while. And Facebook? They’ve …

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

How to Master the Clickworthy Email Subject Line

<i>Janet Choi is the Marketing Manager at Customer.io. This post originally appeared on the Customer.io blog.</i><p>Adam Grant, a professor at Wharton and author of the bestseller <i>Give and Take</i>, is a busy guy. Yet he’s incredibly responsive to email. In fact, he’s famous for his inbox superpowers, described …

Barack Obama

The Extraordinary Power of Visualizing Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All top performers, regardless of profession, know the importance of picturing themselves succeeding in their minds before they actually do in reality. Something I have been able to translate over to the business arena from athletics is …

How To Build A Decent Business Website For Just $100

As a web designer, I obviously want to help businesses by designing sites that will make the best impression on their customers and visitors. However, getting a professional website designed and coded can cost thousands of dollars and many small business owners simply do not have that kind of …

Web Design

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015 | Inc.com

The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market opportunity. Breaking into any industry is hard, but certain sectors are particularly ripe for new entrants.<p><i>Inc.</i>'s …

Peter Thiel

16 Startup Trends That Will Be Huge in 2015

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has invested in some of today' most talked-about startups, including Slack, Buzzfeed, and Instacart.<p>Andreessen Horowitz has its finger on the pulse of what's happening in tech. Over on the firm' website, its …

6 Reasons Your Next Job Should Be at a Technology Company (Even if You Have No Tech Skills) | Inc.com

Looking for a job? There's a whole industry out there looking for you. Even if you don't know an algorithm from a server farm, you should think hard about looking for employment in the technology sector. That advice comes from Judy Madden, Vice President Global Human Resources for Apttus, a …

Tech Industry

6 Reasons CrossFit Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you heard this one?<p>An atheist, a vegan and a CrossFitter walk into a bar. I only know because they told everyone within two minutes.<p>My mom told me that joke. Yes, she is super hip to popular culture, but that also plays off the …

This startup nipping on Pinterest's heels could already be worth $3 billion

According to one source, this online shopping startup - which competes against Pinterest and Amazon - will be valued between $2 billion and $3 billion when its fundraising is complete.<p>Specifics, including revenue, were not available, but Wish's user base has been growing substantially, sources said.<p>…

25 Tools to Make Your Company Look Bigger Than it Is | Inc.com

Being a small company has its upsides. You're fast and nimble, and you don't have any bureaucracy mucking up your ability to get things done. However, being big has one advantage: increased credibility in the eyes of many consumers. So how can a small company appear bigger than it is? Victoria …

Small Business

The Secret Behind Making Your Day Job Work for Your Startup | Inc.com

Most aspiring entrepreneurs face a dilemma. They want to start a new business but they don't want to give up their jobs--and the security of their paychecks--until they absolutely have to. On the other hand, launching a successful company is consuming enough without combining it with full-time …

Intellectual Property

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

How $300 Of Advertising Sold One Million Smartphones

When I spoke to the OnePlus team in November last year (at the Digital Web Summit in Ireland), co-founder and director Carl Pei told me that the company had sold half a million of its ‘One’ handsets, and he was pushing the company hard to reach the 2014 stretch goal of one million units.<p>”It’s going …

Mobile

Fitness Tracker Moov Raises $3 Million For Its Wearable A.I. Coach

The crowdfunded fitness tracker Moov, built by former Apple engineer and HALO game designer Nikola Hu, Microsoft Research vets Meng Li (now Moov CEO) and Tony Yuan, has raised $3 million in new funding in a Series A round led by Banyan Capital. The additional capital follows Moov’s earlier raise of …