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How To Be A VC Without Any Capital

Gaurav Jain Contributor<p>Gaurav Jain is a principal at Founder Collective. He co-founded Polar and was an early product manager for Android.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn<br>• APIs Are The New FTEs<p>One of the most frequent questions I get as a VC is …

Venture Capital

What Were You Doing at Age 19? This Guy Already Owned His Own Franchise Business

6 min read<p><i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Ron Balchandani was not your typical teenager: At age 17, he was already working at an accounting firm, …

Entrepreneurship

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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Billionaires

Ashton Kutcher’s Investment Strategy

It’s hard not to like Ashton Kutcher. Like many Hollywood actors, he’s got a certain charm that creates a powerful magnetic field around him — one …

Startups

How self-made millionaire Michael Hyatt is investing his money

Michael Hyatt was a self-made millionaire by the time he was 25, after building a successful technology company with his older brother, Richard. They sold that company, Dyadem International Ltd., in an "eight-figure deal" in 2011 to IHS Inc., a Colorado-based information analysis company. The …

Investing

10 Money Mindset Quotes To Inspire Real Wealth

Sometimes all we need is a little inspiration to get motivated when it comes to anything – especially our money. If you want to start building real …

11 choices rich people make that the rest of us don't

It's a concept that has been in print for nearly a century — thanks to a journalist's research of more than 500 self-made millionaires in the early 20th century— and continues to gain relevance today.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire …

15 things you can stop wasting your money on

Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but they're at our fingertips with the swipe of a plastic card, leaving us with thinner wallets and a bunch of unnecessary stuff and services.<p>Here are 15 things you can stop wasting your money on today:<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed reporting to this</i> …

The One Thing You Have to Know to Invest on Your Own

You don't need pricey money managers to help you buy low and sell high.<p>With the 4th of July on the way, the editors here at Money.com asked me to …

Investing

Real estate investing attracting younger crowd

At 28, Rob Lananna wants to make real estate investing a full-time gig.<p>Lananna is part of a group of professionals in their 20s and 30s trying to …

Real Estate

Nassim Taleb's Fund Made $1 Billion On Monday; This Is How The Other "Hedge" Funds Did

You can't say Nassim Taleb didn't warn you: the outspoken academic-philosopher, best known for his prediction that six sigma "fat tail", or black …

This is what the most expensive house for sale in America looks like

Looking for a place by the beach? Briar Patch, an 11-acre estate in East Hampton, is on the market for $140 million. First listed last year, it is …

You can earn 100 times more interest on your money by using a different kind of savings account

That's because the "big banks" out there — Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, and Wells Fargo, to name a few — usually offer an interest rate of <i>0.01%</i>. Your savings just sit there, growing by a negligible amount.<p>However, if you're using a high interest savings account at an internet bank such as Ally …

18 Charts That Will Help You Sleep Better

Because good sleep is glorious.

Opinion: Great news: Investors are dumping U.S. stocks

Last week came the news that American investors were unloading U.S. stocks like sailors throwing ballast overboard a sinking ship.<p>In the first seven …

Stock Markets

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Netflix's 4K Future: 14 New Shows And Films Announced

Netflix has revealed a launch schedule for its upcoming Originals content through to the end of 2016 – and people with 4K UHD TVs will be pleased to hear that a decent number of the new shows are going to be released in the higher-definition format.<p>It’s interesting to see, too, that Netflix isn’t …

How an Unlikely Hollywood Juggernaut Came to Rule Netflix

• Author: Jason Tanz. Jason Tanz Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 07.23.15. 07.23.15<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The streets of downtown Austin are …

Warner Bros Goes After the Studio Tour Market Universal Left Behind

July 14, 2015, 11:21 PM · For more than a generation, Universal Studios was <i>the</i> place to go in the Los Angeles area when fans wanted to visit a movie …

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Dolby just opened the most advanced cinema in the world

We've just checked out Dolby's newest high-tech cinema in Hilversum, Holland. It's only the second in Europe and the first to launch with the brand …

Dolby Atmos

Pixar bets on better image quality

Inside Out is the 15th film to come from Pixar's computer animation studios and it focuses on what goes on in the mind of an 11-year-old girl.<p>The film is the first Pixar feature to use Dolby Vision which claims to offer a better quality of picture.<p>BBC Click spoke to director Pete Docter and …

What Netflix Raising Prices Might Mean For Customers In The Near Future

With word that Netflix is raising prices in the near future, what can we expect? A chorus of boos usually accompanies any attempt by the company to change their methods of broadcasting content to customers, with many claiming they’ll drop the service if their bill goes up or if things don’t remain …

Customers

Movie Review: Self/less -- Brain Drain

The idea of human consciousness going mobile is an intriguing one: What if you could actually trade minds with another person?<p>That's the premise of <i>Self/less</i>, a disappointing mind-transfer tale notable for its performances if not its dramaturgy. Writers David and Alex Pastor and director Tarsem …