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50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Productivity Apps

How sensors are helping mining companies save money

Think about it: The raw materials we need to survive in the modern era—oil, gas, metal—often come from remote, dirty, hostile environments. We …

Killer Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup

If you want to have your own startup, you are going to need to do a lot of hard work to get it running and make it profitable. While you may think …

Infographics

'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

Startups

4 Ways You Can Make More Money While Working Less

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you one of those people who are convinced they have to put in more hours to make more money? That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their …

Entrepreneurship

Five Biotech Startups to Check Out This Month

Welcome to <i>Bioscience Technology’s</i> monthly feature highlighting five intriguing startups operating in the biotech field.<p>This month’s batch are run by …

World Health Organization

New app Tendr acts as matchmaker for startups and investors

The Tinder-for-investors allows users to swipe left and right through crowdfunding investment opportunities<p>A new app has launched in the UK with the intention of making the search for financial investment as easy as finding a date.<p>Tendr allows the user to browse profiles of crowdfunding campaigns – …

Apple Continues Hiring Automotive Experts, Possibly for Rumored 'Titan' Car Project

Apple recently made a major automotive hire that hints at the company's continued work on an electric car, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The company hired Doug Betts, who previously served as the Senior Vice President of the Chrysler Group, where he was the global head of operations leading …

Six ed-tech startups showcase their businesses at EduThon II

The market for education startups out of India is becoming hotter with new players in segments as diverse as career counselling, child-friendly …

Education Technology

Leadership Training With David L. Richter

3 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>Hill International President and CEO David L. Richter was featured on the cover of the July 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur Middle East</i>. (The …

Leadership

The 10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

<b>Cognitive Scale: An Insightful Cloud</b><p><b>CEO:</b> Akshay Sabhikhi<p>This Austin, Texas-based startup emerged from stealth last year ready to deliver …

Startups

Y Combinator launches the YC Fellowship to give out $12K grants to very early-stage startups

Prominent Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator today announced a new program called the YC Fellowship that’s aimed at giving a little bit of money to the youngest startups.<p>The new program will give out advice to participating startups and $12,000 in grants — although regular venture investments …

Startups

European venture capital funds go in search of tech start-ups

A series of new funds has sprouted in search of the next generation of tech start-ups<p>Mon, Jun 15, 2015, 01:15<p>As Europe’s tech companies such as …

Venture Capital

13 Startups Share their Favorite Productivity Hacks

Startup founders are masters of productivity. Many of them work 12 and 16-hour shifts during their first two years in business. They’re focused, …

Important Financial Indicators for Startups at Every Stage of Growth

Learning to read financial documents is one thing, but learning to <i>use them</i> as tools to guide the business and ultimately communicate clearly to 100+ …

10 reasons to start using Google Photos

Do Burn Rates Matter?

The tech blogosphere went alight when Bill Gurley stated that private companies are raising giant sums of money – too much money, some as much as …

Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Different Approaches To Entrepreneurship Education

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>Entrepreneurship is like fire. Everyone likes to dance around it, but only a few have the courage to get close to it and handle the heat. …

Entrepreneurship

Lessons From A Study of Perfect Pitch Decks: VCs Spend An Average of 3 Minutes, 44 Seconds On Them

DocSend, a startup that provides people with a secure and private way of sharing files like offer letters or legal agreements, studied more than 200 pitchdecks to figure out the right way to graduate from bootstrapped to seed-funded, or from angels to a Series A.<p>They partnered with Harvard Business …

Venture Capital

To Make The Most Money As A Programmer, Learn This Language

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Financially speaking, which computer languages can earn the most for the programmer?</i><p><i>Answer by Carter Page, Engineering Manager at Google, on Quora</i><p>There is a short answer, but this a borderline religious discussion, so it requires some context first.<p>I’ve …

Programming

How We Doubled Our Instagram Followers in Less Than 8 Hours

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that there is tremendous value in a social following for businesses today, particularly with respect to those in ecommerce that can clearly measure conversion and define a return on investment within the various …

Social Media

9 Overlooked Ways to Market Your Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs typically operate with lean budgets and aggressive goals. So they should never pass up an opportunity to educate, build awareness or provide an offer to a potential customer. Sales should always be "up front and …

Marketing

Email marketing gives 246% return for mid-sized businesses, but there’s a cost

If there is one thing marketers enjoy, it is getting more money back than they paid out. In fact, that is pretty much the job description.<p>In a new study on email marketing solutions from Jon Cifuentes — in which he studied a broad audience of 1,300 marketers, and evaluated over 48,000 companies — …

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

SPRING Singapore has $56M for accelerators to invest in deep technology startups

Singapore’s trade support agency SPRING today announced a new investment and incubation program for “high potential startups with deep technology …

Startups

Not Just For Startups: The 4 Different Types of Shared Office Users

As the number of startup incubators and accelerators has continued to climb, so, too, has demand for flexible workspaces that cater to early-stage companies with big ideas and small budgets. For many, a shared office is a logical "next step" after graduating from an incubator environment, allowing …

Financial Indicators for Startups at Different Stages

Startups

10 Must-Have Tools for Startups

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedIn<p>Over the years, there has been a dramatic upsurge in the number of start-ups across the globe. Well, it’s no wonder …