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How an Accelerator Can Help Startups Gain Mentors and Credibility

In 2009, when we first founded Datahug we did not know many other founders, investors or mentors who could help with advice or introductions to …

Startups

Wantrepreneurs Here’s The Article You Have Been Waiting For!

So this article is dedicated to all the wanna-be-entrepreneurs, also known as Wantrepreneurs — these excited lot belong to people who talk about …

Entrepreneurship

12 Awesome Tips From Ecommerce Experts

Top tips from some of the best ecommerce entrepreneurs in the field.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s world of ecommerce, there are dozens of ways to scale. While some businesses focus on high ticket items, others focus on dominating hyper-specific …

eCommerce

Why We Chose Vue.js

I had a great conversation with an interviewee a few weeks ago about how one should go about choosing a JavaScript framework.He pointed out that when …

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Cheat Sheet to Year 1 as an Entrepreneur

There are many things competing for your attention in year 1 as an entrepreneur. The 8 things that matter and the 4 things that don't.<p>If you were to tell me four years ago when we sold our first baking mix that we'd be the second largest natural baking mix company today, I would have laughed. …

Business Strategy

Why this CEO believes an MBA is worthless

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

A New Professional Network For Coders Could Be The Next LinkedIn

It was Rei Inamoto, Chief Creative officer at AKQA, who first coined the term “Hipsters, Hackers & Hustlers” as a way of describing the 3 characters the perfect start-up dream team should consist of.<p>The Hipster is otherwise known as the designer or creative genius, the Hustler the voice of reason – …

Startups

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

No Experience Required: Build Your App With no Product Team in 1 Hour per Day

by Minh Ha Duong on Startup Grind<p>Startup founders are becoming something like this generation’s rock stars: founding your company, launching an app, …

Product Management

The 10 Best New-Age Business Ideas You Haven't Heard About Yet

Creating the company of your dreams often begins with learning more about something completely new to you.<p>VIP Contributor<p>Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You don’t have to over-utilize iPads and …

Small Business

The 8 types of intelligence that influence how successful you are

We all know of successful businesses started by first-time entrepreneurs who dropped out of school, and according to many sources, "street smarts" (experience) tends to trump "book smarts" (intelligence) every time.<p>Another perspective is that there are in fact multiple types of intelligence, and we …

A startup founder says these are the 3 questions you should ask yourself before starting a business

Ben Koren, founder and CEO of Frameology, tells Business Insider he had at least 15 ideas for a business before settling on one for a website that prints and frames photos.<p>"Starting a company is extremely risky, so one of the hardest things is figuring out which idea has the greatest chance of …

How One College Student Dominated the Real Estate Market

When Will Caldwell came back from a semester studying abroad he was getting set to enter his junior year at the University of San Diego (USD). There …

Real Estate

What true entrepreneurs really do

What is the difference between people who run a business and true entrepreneurs? In this article- Shawn Doyle uncovers the 6 key differences.

10 Classic Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Every year thousands of people get the idea to start a business; however, it is just few of them who actually taste the sweetness of success. Is it …

Entrepreneurship

6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

Personal Finance<p>Millionaires: tax-evading golfers that inherited their fortunes, right? You'll be surprised to find how average millionaires actually …

Entrepreneurs’ secrets: business leaders share insights you’d never glean from a seminar

You have the heart of an entrepreneur. Your head is constantly churning on how to improve the system. You meditate on how to hack tradition. You have bright ideas bouncing around worth getting excited about. Forward-looking, persistent, and dedicated to constant growth. Yes, you’re an …

Meet the Little-Known Entrepreneur Behind the $1 Billion Gaming Company You've Never Heard Of

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Min-Liang Tan is the CEO, creative director and co-founder of a $1 billion company, but unless you're an avid gamer, you've likely never heard of him.<p>Indeed, on a recent ranking of the 10 most influential leaders in tech – a …

Virtual Reality

Entrepreneur

LA tech guru and ex-MySpace CEO reveals the 2 keys to successful startups

He's invested in some of these startups, mentored others, and built many from the ground up.<p>His experience with startups has revealed two big qualities that distinguish companies that actually succeed from the rest: quality managers and a solid audience.<p>"I've seen a lot of companies with a great …

4 Differences Between Solopreneurs and an Entrepreneur Working Alone

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Solopreneur” isn’t a brand-new term but it has definitely become more relevant in recent years. The word is easily interchanged with the word “entrepreneur,” but there are distinct differences. As an increasing number of …

Entrepreneurship

Startups Don't Take Vacays: Time Is Money, Summer Shouldn't Mean A Decline In Your Productivity

5 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>By now you should be settling in nicely in your new office, enjoying your new routine and watching the revenues start to climb. Our …

Small Business

5 tough sacrifices every entrepreneur must make

Every entrepreneur starts out with big dreams and excitement.<p>As an entrepreneur, you control your own destiny, and with the right ideas, the right skillset and unflinching dedication, you can build wealth or establish an enterprise to serve as your legacy.<p>This is the bright side of …

What Every Young Entrepreneur Needs to Know to Succeed

Inc. 30 Under 30 star judges offer their best advice to young founders.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> Vote for your favorite company from among this year's 30 Under 30. Inc.com will announce the 2015 Readers' Choice winner on April 30.<p>To help <i>Inc.</i> staffers judge the roughly 550 applicants vying for this year's 30 …

Entrepreneurship

These 5 Steve Jobs Keynotes Will Inspire You to Better Sell Your Ideas

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A Steve Jobs keynote was a tightly choreographed and relentlessly prepared presentation, according to the new book <i>Becoming Steve Jobs,</i> by Brent Schlender.<p>Jobs turned the product launch into an art form. He also leaves a legacy …

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Why You Should Never Start Just One Business

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are two types of entrepreneurs: Those who start one company and those who start lots of companies.<p>Those who start lots of companies like to describe themselves as “serial entrepreneurs,” which may or may not be slightly …

Entrepreneurship

Why two guys ditched their lucrative finance jobs to bootstrap a startup that connects people over coffee

After graduation, they both went into finance, scoring lucrative jobs on Wall Street. But neither found investment banking fulfilling, despite the new BMWs or marble countertops they could now afford.<p>Williams and Osetinsky wanted to explore other career options, but they really only had other …

4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As I look back on my entrepreneurial life, I find it interesting to think about the information that has influenced my entrepreneurial framework. I’ve found that much of my knowledge about entrepreneurship has been formed by …

Entrepreneurship

8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2015

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My dad always used to tell me that the difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now will be the places you visit and the people you meet. I would also add …

Entrepreneurship