Ishwar Jha

22 Flips | 2 Magazines | 4 Likes | 9 Following | 36 Followers | @ishwarjha | Keep up with Ishwar Jha on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ishwar Jha”

The Burgeoning Invisible App Market

Omar Bohsali Contributor<p>Omar Bohsali an engineer/designer building Sudo and who is very curious about the invisible app market.<p>Today’s “invisible app” market could be classified as a passing trend, but it might also be the beginning of a significant multi-year shift in how we transact when we’re …

Artificial Intelligence

Maximize Your Entire Day With Four Morning Rituals

Four practices that can transform your day from mediocre to phenomenal.<p>What makes the difference between a great day and a "meh" day? The simple answer is YOU. Whether you choose to believe it or not, you have an inordinate amount of control over how your day pans out. When our mind and body are …

Juicing

Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

7 Ways Founders Demonstrate They Can Run a Startup

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When starting a new business, an entrepreneur has to take a “hands-on” role. Because there are so many unknowns, and things are happening so fast, this is no time to delegate or hire outside consultants to handle core functions. …

Entrepreneurship

How To Systematically Grow Your Technology Firm To The Next Level

If your technology firm is like many others, it grew by happenstance. You offered valuable expertise that attracted a core group of clients and you …

Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

by Jason Demers |<p>Getting startup capital can be easy if you have a good idea and know the right investor. If you’ve spent serious time thinking about …

Why bootstrapping is the best form of independence

When you think of today's start-up ecosystem, raising funds from investors seems almost like conventional wisdom for someone stepping into the …

startups

20 Smart Ways to Generate More Leads for Your Business

Forget about your product for a second.<p>You can jazz it up, tie it in a pretty little bow and offer it at the best price – <i>But none of this …

Meerkat CEO explains the secret to the app’s success: ‘We didn’t have to do a lot’

Overnight, live-streaming app Meerkat became the “it” thing in app-happy San Francisco this spring. Everybody seemed to be doing it.<p>Suddenly, Twitter acquired Periscope in mid-March and shortly afterward cut off Meerkat’s access to the Twitter social graph. Then at the end of March, Meerkat …

Social Media For Social Entrepreneurship

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>Everyone is using social media these days- and some are doing it better than others. Social entrepreneurs in particular are taking …

Social Media

7 Podcasts That Will Make You A Smarter Entrepreneur

A year ago, I had never listened to a podcast in my entire life. They seemed like this weird thing that old people might do (if you’re old and that …

When pain is a good thing

There are times when you want to put your user in pain. Yes, pain. Most user experience people talk about the importance of making things simple. Even I talk about how we’re all trained monkeys and we don’t want to be making decisions. Don’t make me think. Don’t put me in any pain. Yet greater pain …

11 Rules: Inspiration From Tina Roth Eisenberg For A Better Work Life

Entrepreneurs eschew rules however, business success may just come from establishing a list of rules to work and live by.<p>I'm inspired by entrepreneur Tina Roth Eisenberg, the extraordinary founder of swiss-miss.com (popular creative blog), Friends Work Here (co-working space in Brooklyn for …

Entrepreneurship

Asian E-Commerce Sites Net $6.9 Billion in Investment in Past 3 Years, But Exits Still Tiny [STATS]

Asian e-commerce companies have attracted $6.9 billion across 383 deals – through funding, acquisitions, and IPOs – from 2010 to the present day. …

Gigaom | Apple: We have 20 percent of the U.S. ebook market

Apple Posts Heartfelt New 9-Minute Video: ‘Making a Difference, One App at a Time’

- Jun 12, 2013<p>Apps are important. Nobody knows that more than Apple, who’s company value is now based in large part around the iPhone, iPad, and App …

Why does the design of iOS 7 look so different?

If you caught Apple’s iOS 7 presentation on Monday or have followed any of the numerous bits of coverage, then you know that the home screen icons have quickly become a point of contention. They’re certainly a radical departure from the deep and allegory-heavy icons of iOS 6 and they contribute to …

Facebook Announces Searchable Hashtags, Promises More Features For Following Public Conversations

Facebook just announced that it is indeed launching ability to follow conversations via hashtags, as was reported in March.<p>To be clear, there was nothing stopping you from including hashtags in your Facebook content before — it’s just that they didn’t have any real functionality. In its blog post …