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Venture Capital

The 6 Disrupt NY Finalists: Boomerang Commerce, ISI Technology, Mimi, Mink, Showkit and Vurb

Oh New York in the springtime! In the past two days, 1600 people have passed through the Manhattan Center for TechCrunch Disrupt NY, in hopes of seeing or being the new new thing. We’ve seen Fred Wilson, Brenden Iribe, Mike Judge and many more grace our stage. Tomorrow we’ll get to see interviews …

12 Books That Jeff Bezos Thinks Everyone Should Read

Brad Stone details as much in "The Everything Store," his book about Amazon.<p>"Books have nurtured Amazon since its creation and shaped its culture and strategy," Stone writes. "Here are a dozen books widely read by executives and employees that are integral to understanding the company."<p>We've listed …

Books

Inspiring Quotes to Help You Get Through Your Work Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Bernard Marr, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>If you find yourself in a little mid-week or mid-day slump, take a few moments to re-energize yourself with these inspiring quotes from some of the world’s …

Motivation

One in five Facebook videos is Live as it seizes the verb

While most people still aren’t sure what to broadcast, and some have misused the format for unsavory or criminal purposes, Facebook says one-fifth of the videos shared on its network are now Live videos. It’s also seen the Live broadcasting daily watch time grow 4X in the past year, according to …

Social Media

Stop People from Wasting Your Time

We’re all too busy, spending our days in back-to-back meetings and our nights feverishly responding to emails. (Adam Grant, a famously responsive Wharton professor, told me that on an “average day” he’ll spend 3-4 hours answering messages.) That’s why people who waste our time have become the …

4 Tiny Tweaks To Make Meetings Vastly More Productive

The woman who spends her whole day observing other companies’ meetings shares how you can make your meetings worth attending.<p>It probably seems like you spend most of your working life in meetings.<p>So does Connie Williams. The difference is that as General Managing Partner, CMO & Chief Knowledge …

Time Management

5 detalles del sistema MercadoPago para compras online

<b>México, DF.-</b> De acuerdo con la Asociación Mexicana de Internet (AMIPCI), <b>menos de 25 millones de personas</b> que tienen acceso a internet han realizado …

BBVA nombra a ganadores del Open Talent

Escrito por Angélica Pineda el 16 Oct 2014<p>Foto EE: Angélica Pineda<p>BBVA dio a conocer a los ganadores del <b>Open Talent región Norteamérica</b>, cuyos …

El peso, moneda con buena perspectiva pese a volatilidad

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.- El <b>peso tiene un ajuste ordenado</b> en un año complicado para los indicadores financieros.<p>Sobre todo, considerando la extrema <b>fortaleza</b> …

Firefox Hello permite hacer videollamadas de navegador a navegador

Mozilla con la ayuda de Telefónica ha desarrollado una nueva función integrada en futuras versiones de Firefox que dará que hablar. Se trata de la …

Coca-Cola Launches New Program To Recruit Startup Founders

Coca-Cola Founders is a new way to create startups, the company’s vice president of innovation and entrepreneurship declared.<p>Coca-Cola announced the launch of a new entrepreneurship program at <i>Fast Company’s</i> Innovation By Design conference today, in conversation with <i>Fast Company</i> senior writer Linda …

Startups

Announcing The Winners Of The 2014 Innovation By Design Awards

The 10 best designs of the year include a soccer cleat, a campaign to end gun violence, and much more.<p><i>Fast Company</i> hosted its annual Innovation By Design Awards and Conference in downtown New York today. It culminated this evening at our awards celebration, where we revealed the 10 best designs of …

Game of Thrones

Apple’s New iPads: Thinner, Faster, And Now Available In Gold

But the question remains: Will customers (finally) upgrade?<p>Looking to boost sluggish tablet sales, Apple on Thursday took the wraps off a pair of new iPad models–the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3–equipped with its Touch ID fingerprint sensors. And as expected, the updated tablets will come in gold, in …

IPad Air

Science Inc.’s Refame Connects Influencers With Advertisers On Vine And Instagram

Startup studio Science Inc. is announcing its latest project — Refame, a marketing platform for social apps Vine and Instagram.<p>Science’s approach to startups is pretty diverse — it launches new companies, invests in others, and also acquires teams and products. In this case, it’s launching Refame …

A Powerful Message You Can Send With Your Business Cards | Inc.com

Last year, I read a fantastically thought-provoking book called <i>The Leader Who Had No Title</i>, by Robin Sharma, world-renowned leadership guru of whose philosophies I've long been a fan. The book got me thinking about how I could apply some of his concepts and create change in our company, one of the …

Leadership

Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Have Funnel Vision

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of us entrepreneurs came up learning to focus our time on the traditional sales funnel. It was “buy or goodbye” as we converted hot leads and prospects into customers.<p>We ignored past customers and took current customers for granted …

Customers