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The 17 best startups to work for in America

But the opportunity to be valued and feel like you are building something from the ground up can be tempered by long work hours and the stress of potential failure. Not all startups get the recipe for employee satisfaction right.<p>These 17 startups, which stretch from San Francisco to Orlando, …

Memphis Gets Its Groove Back

Over the past five years Southern cities like Charleston, Greenville, Raleigh, Nashville, Savannah and Richmond have enjoyed remarkable economic comebacks and garnered enviable interest among tourists and the travel media. Yet, despite a wealth of attractions, Memphis has lagged behind other …

The Top Skill Every Marketing Job Applicant Should Have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What skills and knowledge would a dream marketing job applicant have?</i><p><i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp, Sold 5 companies (and many more that failed), on Quora</i><p><b>You want a marketing candidate that is crazy focused.</b> Marketing is one of the toughest …

Marketing

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes | Inc.com

Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."<p>2. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."<p>3. "That's been one of my mantras -- …

Entrepreneurship

Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre

PHOTO GALLERY<p>Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre<p>The "five lands" of Italy's Cinque Terre, perched on the Ligurian Coast, seem to be drawn for a storybook, with stacks of candy-colored houses nestled between green mountains, trains that tunnel in and out of cliffs, and hiking paths through terraced …

The 4 Ways Investors Find Great Startups

Investing in seed stage startups can be exhilarating and highly lucrative, but it can also be incredibly risky and time consuming. Identifying the …

U.S. Warns Against Rising Costs Of Doing Business In Mexico Due To Criminal Activity

As Mexico continues to wage a bloody war against powerful criminal groups, which have made whole regions ungovernable, Washington’s top diplomat warned that aside from being a problem of safety and security for ordinary citizens, organized crime also threatens the nation’s economic interests.<p>“The …

Mexico City

Creative Entrepreneurs Can Compete For $50,000

Most accelerators tend to focus on tech companies. However, creative artists who are using new technologies to meet new market opportunities can take …

10 Most Valuable Startups Launched By Students

Ever wondered where the most explosive startups of the last two decades came from? The answers are in this infographic, and they might shock you!

Startups

Ecocapsules are pint-sized solar and wind-powered micro homes

Ecocapsule is a small, egg-shaped abode that could be the perfect home for someone who wants to let it all go like Elsa and live off the grid. Its roof is decked with 600W solar cells and a built-in 750W wind turbine that store the energy they harness into a high-power battery. The structure's …

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p><i>Updated December 28, 2015</i><p>Since it was founded in 2009, Kickstarter has acted as a groundswell of support for many innovative endeavors, connecting fans to the creators of the projects they want to see made.<p>In the 2014, the …

Explore Nebraska's Carhenge, A Monument To American Ingenuity

Along a lonely stretch of highway in Alliance, Nebraska sits a mysterious monument to America's rich history of putting the pedal to the metal: Carhenge. We sent our roving photographer, Joel Schat, out to capture the classic roadside wonder on camera, and the video doesn't disappoint:<p>Paying homage …

Solo and Loving it in Hawaii

A bird's eye view of Diamond Head and Honolulu. Hawaii isn't only for romance. Road trips, hikes, sunset walks, surfing and delicious dining can be done as one. All photos by Shari Bayer.<p><i>By Shari Bayer for Fathom</i> | <i>Not having a travel buddy doesn't stop Shari Bayer from hitting the road. Our</i> …

Just Back: Nashville

Nat Geo Travel associate producer <b>Megan Heltzel</b> (on Twitter and Instagram @MeganHeltzel) recently returned from a trip to Nashville.<p><b>Here are some of the high points of her trip to the Tennessee capital, in her own words:</b><p><b>Standout culinary experience:</b> Until my trip to Music City, I had never heard of …

The Arts

New York Magazine + The Cut Say Goodbye to Fashion Week With a Rooftop Party in Gramercy

New York Fashion Week parties came in with a bang and left just the same. On the night before the final day of shows, editor of <i>New York Magazine,</i> Adam Moss, hosted a party with <i>The Cut</i> at Gramercy Terrance located atop The Gramercy Park Hotel.<p>A who's who in fashion publishing gathered that night …

LinkedIn's billionaire founder shares his best networking advice

It's safe to call him an expert in the career-advancing power of networking.<p>In his latest book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," cowritten with entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, Hoffman explains the benefits of having employees who are active networkers both internally …

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

<i>By Kelsie Ozamiz for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Think of all the things you'd talk about if you went to a place where weather was never the topic of conversation.<p>San Diego<p><b>San Diego</b><p>Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and …

The Best Apps For People Who Don't Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

5 Bootstrapped Startup Tips to Survive the First Year

<i>Brian Casel is a designer and founder of a few bootstrapped startups. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam.</i><p>Bootstrapping a startup is no easy task. …

How to Make Off-the-Cuff Breakfast Hash with Whatever You Happen to Have

How to make breakfast hash with anything you have on hand<p>Maybe it’s the recent fall weather here in New York, but something about the sound of a “breakfast hash” had me fantasizing about waking up early, donning a cable-knit sweater, and making myself some. So this weekend, I did (sans sweater). …

Breakfast

The #1 Fried Food You Should Eat Now

Hurry up and make this recipe now before it’s too late!<p>You can have your deep-fried Oreos, your Scotch eggs, and your freakin’ cronuts. For me, there’s only one food worth frying: green tomatoes.<p>Come this time of year, I pluck the still-green hangers-on from my tomato plants. They won’t survive …

How This Entrepreneur With a Famous Name Failed His Way to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, Jonathan Bush is CEO of athenahealth, a pioneering healthcare company with nearly $600 million in revenue but he got his start mowing lawns and pruning shrubs. It sounds like a farfetched trajectory, given the entrepreneur's famous …

8 Biscuit Upgrades

Here, eight great additions to upgrade basic biscuits.<p>Now that Hugh Acheson and Marcus Samuelsson have taught you how to make perfect fried chicken, …

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Sriracha Sauce

7 tricks to attract first-time customers

Congratulations! You've just launched your new small business. Or, perhaps you're introducing a new product. You're sure it's going to be a huge hit. After all, it's "faster, better, cheaper" than the competition. You've told your friends, taken out an ad, posted on your Facebook page. You're ready …

Putting Together A Successful Kickstarter Proposal: How One Company Raised Four Times Its Target

When Dennis List and Nick Yap set out to raise $50,000 on Kickstarter last year, they hit their target on the first day and reached over $220,000 from backers in three weeks. List and Yap are the developers of ROCKI, a wi-fi music system that transforms any speakers into wi-fi speakers and enables …

11 Practically Labor-Free Dishes to Make for a Labor Day Cookout

Have the most relaxing Labor Day weekend.<p>Labor Day weekend is not about labor. Here are 11 fast and easy recipes that will leave plenty of time for …