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The Biggest Opportunity Most Startups Miss

The tide is turning for some startups. I have seen the worried faces in Silicon Valley -- and they are not without reason. Funds that were easy to snag in the past are now harder to secure.<p>According to <i>The New York Times</i>, venture capital funding dropped 11 percent in the first quarter of 2016 …

Startups

Kris Gopalakrishnan is right, most startups fail; but India is different: Experts - Firstpost

Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan on Monday said only 5-10 percent of start-ups will become large and scale-up and that as much as 70 percent …

India

These Are the Biggest Reasons Startups Fail

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Entrepreneurship
Startups

Startup Weekly: EY blockchain challenge, Crowdfunder's £2.4m funding boost & more

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in …

Personal Organizing

Top-5 Chandigarh Based Startups Right Now

Chandigarh is known for its well-planned infra, highly efficient administration, wide roads, scenic beauty and many more. It is connected to Mohali …

Venture capitalists learning a hard lesson: tech start-ups often collapse in waves

China’s venture capitalists (VCs) are learning a hard lesson: collapses of technology start-ups can happen in waves.<p>A growing number of budding …

Venture Capital

India's Startups just had the worst second quarter since 2013

India just had the most investment-starved second quarter since 2013. The total value of deals is down by 62% from $6.1 billion from the same period …

Ask HN: What is the skillset for programmers at AI startups?

Neural Networks

Quora Question: Why is Silicon Valley a Startup Hub?

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

The problem behind China's thirst for oil

Sensationalist headlines diverted attention away from the true driver of price appreciation… unexpected Chinese demand. China's 原油之渴 - crude oil thirst, was so great that the nation stealthily amassed a plethora of crude over the last six months, beating even the most bullish oil analyst's …

Oil

35 explanations of Silicon Valley lingo that the rest of the world doesn't understand

But that could create a big gap in the language they use from the rest of the world.<p>In order to bridge the gap, entrepreneur and engineer Kilim Choi, Mathew Hui, and Zeeshan Javed created a site called Silicon Valley Dictionary, an Urban Dictionary for Silicon Valley jargon.<p>"The other day while …

Silicon Valley

7 Things Everyone Should Know But Nobody Tells You About Start Ups

Ben Parr is an outgoing journalist, author, venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He is the author of <i>Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention</i>, a book on the science and psychology of attention and how to capture the attention of others.<p>Ben is Co-founder and Managing Partner of …

Self-improvement

Peter Thiel on Building the Future

<b>S</b><b>ilicon Valley hangs on to the words of Peter Thiel. The billionaire entrepreneur and early financier of Facebook has now put those words to paper</b> …

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Refused No-Poaching Agreement With Google

The vast collusion between technology companies to prevent poaching and hiring among themselves, thereby limiting fair-market wages for the workers in question, has a new wrinkle today: Facebook refused to play ball, and we have a statement to that effect.<p>A filing widely reported today includes an …

5 Simple Steps to Building Your Business Online and Getting Millions of Visitors

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>Want to live the ultimate lifestyle, work from anywhere and be the main authority in your industry?<p>Look no further than the master of online psychology, Derek Halpern, for your answers.<p>Those who want to “live the dream” have a hard time doing it when …

Marketing

5 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Learned From Their First Spectacular Failures

Feeling like a failure? So did these entrepreneurs–before they went on to revolutionize their industries.<p>Most new businesses fail–that means most entrepreneurs and CEOs fail right along with them. What makes one person pack up his desk and go home while another shakes it off and tries again?<p>It’s …

Entrepreneurship

Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us know a lot about the “big” presidents -- Washington, FDR, Lincoln and Kennedy. But what about those lesser-known presidents in the middle of our young history that we often don't think about? If you’re not a historian, but …

War

Balancing Your Income Between Your Needs and Wants

The best time to start saving is while you’re still young. You still have plenty of time to make mistakes and the luxury of time to fix them, along …

12 Steps to Help Manage Your Work-Life Balance on the Go

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are like most information workers, you can now get work done wherever you are -- from the local coffee shop to your child’s piano recital. Most of us initially welcome this flexibility, but it isn’t long before this "freedom" …

Time Management

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Self-improvement

Top 5 Legal Mistakes Made by Startups

Starting a new business is an exciting process. It’s easy to get carried away with your ideas and overlook some of the boring stuff, like legal …

Here's How It Feels To Leave A High-Paying Job At Facebook For Your Own Startup

Then he, along with fellow Facebook engineer Nikita Shamgunov, walked away.<p>They left to found a startup called MemSQL, which is taking on giant Oracle with a faster, cheaper database. He was 25.<p>MemSQL offers a commercial version similar to the database that Facebook built for itself. (Before …

Startups

The Myth of Working Hard vs. Working Smart

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mike Rowe, host of the popular Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs, recently highlighted the dichotomy of how we portray work in America -- in one corner, the romantic, blue-collar ideal of "working harder," and in the other, the urban, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneurial venture starts with a good idea, evolves to a bunch of amazing ideas, and with any luck, ends up as a successful business.<p>But how do you move from that first idea to your final success? In our book, <i>Small Business,</i> …

Entrepreneurship

5 Foolproof Ways to Boost Your Public-Speaking Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For young entrepreneurs, no matter your industry, solid public-speaking skills are invaluable. And if you want to get to the big time one day, chances are, you'll need to take the stage -- a la Mark Zuckerberg or the late Steve Jobs -- …

Public Speaking

5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I like to tell people I've made so many mistakes as an entrepreneur that I can't help but succeed from this point on. Unfortunately, that isn't true. No matter how many mistakes one makes as an entrepreneur, there are more ways to fail …

Entrepreneurship