Airbnb disrupted the hotel industry for being too expensive. Now two different companies with almost the same name (coincidentally) are trying to disrupt AirBnB because they say it allows racial discrimination.
It’s estimated that 100,000 technology startups reach the basic funding stage every year. Angel investors (including friends and family members) help about half of these companies with their initial development.
If you understand them, you can help any size company succeed. In my last article, I spoke about a growing and costly language gap between big businesses and startups and why bridging it is critical. reason
In the startup world, 2020 may as well be the next century. No one knows what will happen over the next decade, but there are a few dozen startups rising ever higher in 2016 that are targeting control
If you're thinking about growing your online freelance business into a full-blown agency, consider this expert advice first. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following
This story appears in the June 2016 issue of Start Up. Subscribe » Let’s face it, your business’s first 10 customers are the most influential ones you’ll ever serve. Failure, at least in those early customers’
Profit growth, major acquisitions and high-profile clients are all ways to measure a CEO’s value. But what about less quantifiable factors, such as how employees perceive the boss? Glassdoor has released
TNW Europe 2016 was not only a festival-like conference full of great talks, epic parties and irresistible catering – it was also the opportunity for 200 of the hottest international startups to present
As investments shift from suburbs to cities, venture capital is moving to dense urban areas that are more walkable and served by transit. The iconic image of high-tech industry—as viewers of the HBO series
Bo Ilsoe, general partner at venture capital firm Nokia Growth Partners, which has more than $1 billion to invest in growth stage companies, argued on Wednesday that European tech startups are setting
Many lenders are losing business to more innovative and customer-focused startups offering cheaper, quicker, online services. London is leading the way in Europe, with two fintech startups there already
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Some people absolutely hate the idea of personal branding because they think it feels fake or forced. Sure, I’d hate that too. Who wouldn’t?
Steve Jobs went ballistic when public shipping manifests leaked the existence of the iPhone 3G. That’s about the only time something exciting happened in the freight forwarding business. The circulatory
In the 1950s, television advertising became a force in the media. Over the next half century, television commercials were the main medium for corporate brands to drive consumerism to new heights. But have
Over the past two decades, entrepreneurship in China has grown at an exponential rate. It is bringing forth disruptive changes not only to China but increasingly also to the rest of the world. In 2000,
Plenty of industries are ripe for disruption, but new startups need to work with partners and be in it for the long haul, said Internet business pioneer Steve Case. But if they do, opportunities abound
Move intended to foster ecosystem of applications that run on its cloud-computing platform SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Salesforce.com will devote a new $50 million investment fund to startups and create an for
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. They're the best, the biggest, the brightest. They're America's pride, joy, gold standard, and of
Whenever Adam Leibsohn would receive a "page-long" text message from his mother, he'd simply ignore it. Then he realized there was a better way to communicate, by sending animated images--or GIFs, as now
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I call myself (and my company) the Winston Wolf of digital. Why? Companies come to me when they have problems. Just like John Travolta and
One of the first steps to launching a company with staying power is to create a solid web presence. To that end, cloud-based website builder Wix.com has rolled out a new tool to help businesses get online