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You Have a Great Business Idea? Hold On. Ask These 15 Questions First

We have all heard it, "I have an amazing business idea!" Wait, do you? Better ask yourself these 15 questions first.<p>How do you know if you've got a great business idea?<p>Before you proceed with your venture, it's a great idea to do some market research and assess the potential for success.<p>Here are 15 …

5 things to watch in tonight's debate

Will Bernie Sanders get hit with 'the kitchen sink?' Can Hillary Clinton remind Democrats why she was viewed as the inevitable nominee?<p>Bernie Sanders is swaggering into the sixth Democratic debate. After a humbling, 22-point defeat in New Hampshire Tuesday, Hillary Clinton is staggering in.<p>Sanders …

North Korea arrests American student for 'hostile act'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A University of Virginia college student from Cincinnati has been detained in North Korea after being accused of a "hostile act" against the government there.<p>Otto Frederick Warmbier was detained January 2 in Pyongyang, according to Young Pioneer Tours, the China-based travel company that …

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Apple Unveils Cool, New Stuff

Anchors Aweigh: Watches To Bring Aboard Your Yacht This Summer

As any good yachtsman knows, whether you are sailing on your superyacht, skippering a sailboat or just out for a lazy cruise in the local bay or waterways, you aren’t ready if you don’t have a good watch on your wrist that says, “I am nautical.” Below are five great selections for any budget and …

What job really needs to be done? Take 2 minutes to find out (video)

<i>Entrepreneur and educator Steve Blank is producing a series of “2 Minute Lessons:” short videos explaining key aspects of the “lean startup” approach. In this installment, he talks about how to figure out what problems your customers really have.</i><p>Products are sold because they solve a problem or …

The Truth About How Startup Investors Keep Secrets from Their Entrepreneurs

In my past articles, I have taken a run at the investor community for being sheep and I’ve called out the entrepreneurial community for falling in …

21 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On In 2014

VCs are still tripping over themselves to fund enterprise startups and a slew of them are getting ready to go public this year.<p>All of that is reason to consider a career with an enterprise startup that could make you rich on stock options.<p>Plus, many of these startups are creating amazing, important …

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Fifteen basic tech skills all entrepreneurs should have

<b>1. Know how to wireframe.</b> Being able to wireframe a page is an incredible important skill for technology development. It's critical for being able to properly and ideally communicate with your technical and product teams. While not a coding skill per se, it requires understanding how sites or apps …

Six Common Mistakes Startups Make When Looking for Investment and Attention

You have a startup. You think it’s the greatest thing ever. Now it’s time to get some media attention—and maybe even attract some investors. But that …