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Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house if you’re …

Action Movies

BANK OF AMERICA: These 11 companies are set to capitalize on the biggest changes in tech

Strategists at Bank of America have compiled a projection of the biggest, world-transforming themes over the next two to five years and companies they believe will most benefit.<p>"The future is arriving sooner than investors expect," Beijia Ma, an equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, …

Bank of America

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reason why the Bible is the bestselling book every year is because it delivers its lessons as a series of stories. And if you don't want to use the Bible as an …

Entrepreneurship

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Startups

Artificial intelligence pioneer says we need to start over

In 1986, Geoffrey Hinton co-authored a paper that, three decades later, is central to the explosion of artificial intelligence. But Hinton says his …

Artificial Intelligence

These apps are dominating because of Hurricane Irma

Two of the most popular apps in the country right now owe their current popularity to an unlikely cause: hurricanes.<p>The extreme situation faced by …

Apps

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

A 23-Year-Old College Dropout is Challenging Uber with Cheaper Rides

Move over, Uber.<p>There’s a new guy in town: Taxify, started by a 23-year-old college dropout.<p>Estonian founder Markus Villig launched Taxify first in …

Transportation

A biotech CEO who sold a company for $14 billion shares his best career advice

Hung's the CEO of Axovant, a company that has a shot to launch the first new Alzheimer's drug in 15 years. Before joining the company in April, Hung founded Medivation, a cancer drugmaker based San Francisco that Pfizer bought for $14 billion in August 2016.<p>Business Insider asked Hung for his best …

Silicon Valley

Build Your Startup With These 12 Comprehensive Growth Marketing Modules

Social media has permeated just about every aspect of our lives, from news to friendships to video sharing. But it’s also an important tool for …

Marketing

The Companies That Will Track Any Phone on the Planet

Tracking or tapping phones across the planet used to be a niche capability. Now, a myriad of for-profit spy companies sell border-crossing …

Quantum 'hashtags' may prove the existence of a strange particle

Hashtags could soon be useful for a lot more than fostering discussion on your favorite social network. Researchers have developed a hashtag-shaped quantum chip (shown below) that could confirm the existence of the oddball Majorana particle, which exists as both matter and antimatter at the same …

Quantum Mechanics

Collection of letters by codebreaker Alan Turing found in filing cabinet

The correspondence, dating from 1949 to 1954, was found by an academic in a storeroom at the University of Manchester<p>A lost collection of nearly 150 letters from the codebreaker Alan Turing has been uncovered in an old filing cabinet at the University of Manchester.<p>The correspondence, which has not …

Alan Turing

5 essential tips to sell anything to anyone, according to a 'Shark Tank' Shark

Most people don't realize how important selling is — unless your paycheck depends on it!<p>Every time I mention selling, I always hear, "It's not for me", "You have to have knack for sales", or ;"I just can't do sales" — but this can't be farther from the truth.<p>Salespeople aren't the only ones selling …

Entrepreneurship

Lessons from MIT on How to Start a Business?

This column is authored by Urvashi Katyal, Head – OperationsThe post Lessons from MIT on How to Start a Business? appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

Become a Millionaire With These 7 Habits

These seven habits will help you earn a lot of money and achieve financial independence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>You must …

Business Strategy

The 5 Advantages You Have If You're an Immigrant Entrepreneur

Half of the most highly valued technology companies were founded by first-generation immigrants.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Uber has transformed local transportation in American cities and SpaceX aims to enable Americans to travel to Mars. Chobani is America’s …

Entrepreneurship

Use This Trick to Quickly Come Up With 10 Great Business Ideas

Gather everyone you know, and let the idea flow begin.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you trust the ads in your Facebook feed, you probably think there is a magic formula hidden from normal people that gives special guru’s unlimited success in business just by doing …

Entrepreneurship

These 3 Questions will Make You a Wiser Entrepreneur | Inc.com

It is amazing how en vogue entrepreneurship has become. Four decade ago, Bill Gates was a nerd likely picked on in school. Thirty years ago, Steve Jobs was a tech millionaire, yet barely known outside of the industry. Today, many would be entrepreneurs are eager to quit their day jobs and dive into …

Entrepreneurship

Honeydue is a money management app for couples

Honeydue is a mobile app that aims to reduce money-related arguments between couples by offering tools to share information on respective account balances and spending.<p>The app also lets couples stay on top of money matters in other ways, such as being able to comment on individual transactions and …

Personal Finance

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

Scientists may have found the key to stop people from balding and going gray

Sure, you can dye your hair if it goes gray. And you can always add a toupee or wig if you’re bald. Both of these options assume, of course, that you …

The future we're building -- and boring

Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in …

APIs

10 high-tech gadgets to help you get to sleep

We're losing sleep over … sleep.<p>Blame it on job stress or the circadian-rhythm-wrecking blue light of cellphones and tablets, but studies show that nearly half of Americans don't sleep well and that significant percentages of us suffer from chronic insomnia and sleep apnea, and that causes us to …

7 Top VCs Say These Communication Skills Will Set You Apart

The <i>New York Times</i> and CB Insights partnered this week to publish a list of the top 20 “winningest” venture capitalists in the world. I’ve personally interviewed some of the investors who made the <i>New York Times</i> list and I’ve followed the others. Seven of the top 20 have made notable remarks on the …

The Fundamentals to Building a Successful eCommerce Business From Scratch

Building a successful eCommerce business is like running a marathon. You have to start preparing beforehand so that you don’t run out of fuel mid way.<p>…

Marketing

All 51 startups that debuted at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 2

More than 15,000 founders from 7,200 startups applied to this batch of Y Combinator. It chose just over 100, with founders from 22 countries, to go through its accelerator program. Today, the second half of those companies launched onstage, and we have breakdowns of all 51 of these businesses.<p>Oh, …

Startups

Meet 'Professor X,' the AI genius who left his lab at Princeton to beat Uber, Google, and Intel at their own game

By the fall of that same year, Xiao, known as something of a risk-taker, had moved himself and his family from New Jersey to Silicon Valley, and raised some modest seed funding for his new startup focused on self-driving cars.<p>His startup, dubbed AutoX, has done its best to stay under the radar to …

Artificial Intelligence