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The Best Low-Impact Workouts for Weight Loss

Torch calories fast with high-intensity, low-impact workouts that burn as many calories as running.

How to Launch a Business in the 21st Century - A Guide For Startups

We live in a golden age for entrepreneurship. It's easier than ever to build and launch a business and scale incredibly quickly. In this guide, leading social enterprise consultant walks entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs through the process of:<p>-discovering business opportunities<p>-developing a …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

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10 Apologies I Will Never Again Make as a Startup CEO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My unlikely journey of launching an ad-tech startup is almost a Dickensian <b></b>tale, with false starts, misfires and more disasters than most ventures can be expected to survive. It's been some 27 months now from initial inspiration to the …

How Peer Advisory Groups Inspire Leaders to Be Accountable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You must have someone to whom you are accountable to succeed as an entrepreneur and business owner. That could be a mentor, coach or peer advisory group to whom you report on a regular basis.<p>Peer advisory groups, such as those operated by …

5 Business Travel Tips That Will Improve Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you log a lot of miles on the road, like many entrepreneurs, you know how grueling business travel can be. Apps like TripIt are helpful but can’t solve the problem singlehandedly.<p>Over the past year, I’ve given nearly 100 talks on three …

Shervin Pishevar And Scott Stanford’s New Startup Studio Sherpa Is Raising $150 Million For New Fund

As reported earlier this year, Menlo Ventures partner Shervin Pishevar and Goldman Sachs managing director Scott Stanford left their day jobs to build a new, company-building venture and VC fund called Sherpa. According to an SEC filing released today, Sherpa is raising around $150 million in …

How To Decide What Ideas To Prototype

Instead of defaulting to groupthink, writes Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp, make sure you have the buy-in of the higher-ups–or you might regret it later.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Read the first part here, the second</i> …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Your Body Is The Computer

The last few years have presented an unprecedented shift in the computing world as PCs are being replaced with mobile devices. But now that a large portion of the market has already shifted, what comes after it? Last week, we looked at how the giants of tech are going after TV screens. This week, …

Bill Gates helps satellite antenna company Kymeta raise another $50M

Kymeta’s dream of global satellite broadband is starting to look more real.<p>The high-profile satellite company has raised a fresh $50 million, thanks to Bill Gates, Lux Capital, and others. The funding brings Kymeta’s total to $62 million.<p>Spun out of Intellectual Ventures — yes, <i>that</i> Intellectual …

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And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 Is… Vurb

It’s been a long, tough road, but it’s finally time to crown the winner of the Disrupt Battlefield. This year’s batch was truly awesome. Twenty-seven startups took the stage to present. The six finalists were Boomerang Commerce, ISI Technology, Mimi, Mink, ShowKit, and Vurb. It was an amazing batch …

Priceline buying OpenTable for $2.6 billion

Priceline, the discount travel service and William Shatner's hotel-booking service of choice, has made a deal to acquire the popular restaurant reservation site OpenTable for $2.6 billion in an all cash deal. OpenTable is the leader in its field, and it makes a for a natural fit beside Priceline, …

Smart parking startup SpotHero raises $4.5M in Series A funding

SpotHero, a Chicago startup trying to create a dynamic market for parking space pricing, has raised a $4.5 million Series A round with participation …

A Dozen Lessons for Entrepreneurs

The 25IQ blog posts below have been rewritten and are now part of a new book that will benefit the author’s chosen charity: No Kid Hungry. The author …

100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company.<p>There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would …

The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year's tax season has finally been put to bed. And many people -- both small-business owners and consumers -- are breathing a collective sigh of relief. However, there is a fundamental difference between business and personal …

The Least Scary Way to Start a Business

You know you want to be an entrepreneur. But after that, things get a little fuzzy. Try starting with this simple plan.<p>You are ready--you think--to start your own business.<p>You have discovered a market need, and you are convinced you have come up with a way to fill it. But after that, things get …

This Startup Promises to Find Your Next Hire for Only $4,000

Tech startup NextHire says it will do all the legwork--with the help of algorithms--to spot your next star employee. Just don't call it a "recruiting firm."<p>Hiring is one of two things: either a huge time suck if you look for and interview talent yourself, or painfully expensive if you use a …

Building an All-Star Virtual Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Employers and managers are often skeptical when it comes to hiring virtual workers.<p>To build a virtual team of employees, trust and confidence factor into the hiring process. Indeed, some employers never meet candidates in person. Yet that …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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Is Your Business Built to Survive Your Absence?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've started a new business and things are moving along swimmingly. You've hired some employees, sales are growing and you can see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. Then, suddenly, you have to be out of the office for two …

Gary Vaynerchuk: This Is the Greatest Period of 'Fake Entrepreneurship'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Gary Vaynerchuk – serial entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of VaynerMedia, best-selling author (most recently of <i>Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook</i>), angel investor (in companies that include Uber, Birchbox and Grand St.) and professional speaker – …

Social Startup Sprinklr Raises $40 Million

More social capital for an analytics and management startup.<p>Sprinklr, a social media analytics and management startup for enterprise companies, announced on Tuesday it raised a $40 million Series D round of venture financing.<p>The round, which was led by Iconiq Capital with participation from Battery …

Tell Me What You Would Do With $150,000

If you can come up with a list, you're a candidate for a small business loan.<p>I have a friend that owns a furniture business. She and her partner opened up their shop two years ago and have had steady growth since. They self-funded their business, purchasing equipment and materials from savings and …

How Mint Grew to 1.5 Million Users and Sold for $170 Million in Just 2 Years

If you were to create a list of startups that had so-called “overnight success,” personal finance software service Mint would have to be near the top …

How to Build a Culture of Accountability

A workplace where everyone behaves responsibly is a huge asset. Here's how to create it.<p>Too many American workplaces allow or encourage people to behave irresponsibly--failing to keep their commitments, being chronically tardy, and consistently favoring their own interests at the expense of their …

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Gary Vaynerchuk Launches $25 Million Seed Fund

The Inc. cover star and Winelibrary.com founder now has his own fund, backed by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.<p>Gary Vaynerchuk, the founder of Winelibrary.com and longtime champion of social media, has launched a $25 million seed fund backed by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. The fund, …

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