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The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Eat poorly, and your body will remember—and possibly pass the consequences onto your kids. In the past several years, mounting evidence has shown …

Genetics

Cultivating an Emotional Connection With Your Customers Is How You Survive Disruption

A new crop of ecommerce startups has redefined personalization.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With big data and powerful analytics, it's easier than ever for companies to target and play to their shoppers. Using robust, open-source technology, brands can build highly …

Customer Experience

Doing these 24 uncomfortable things will pay off forever

Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but it's worth the effort all the same.<p>So what tough-but-worthwhile tricks can you start applying to your life today?<p>The posters on this handy Quora thread had some excellent suggestions. Business Insider …

Posters

Fluid, the app that converts websites into Mac apps, gets a major overhaul with support for WebKit2

Fluid, the app that transforms basic web apps into full on Mac apps, is getting a major update today. Coming in form of a beta, the new update adds a handful of notable changes.<p>The developer announced the Fluid 2.0 beta via a tweet today, noting that the update includes a complete re-write from the …

A startup founder who sold his company for $3.7 billion says entrepreneurs should stop paying attention to investors if they want to build a billion-dollar business — here's who they should strive to please instead

Bateman Group<p><b>Jyoti Bansal sold his app-analytics company AppDynamics to Cisco for $3.7 billion last year.</b>• <b><br>Now he's building another company and paying</b> …

"The era of 'break-out indie success' is long dead"

Indie developers share their thoughts on the greatest challenges facing the industry in 2018

3 Lessons Big Brands Can Learn From Disruptive Startups

Just as people often have role models who they aim to become when they grow up, many startups aspire to attain the success of bigger brands. However, just as startups are looking to expand and grow to become industry powerhouses, big brands are trying to mimic startups by building ideation labs and …

These Danish brothers are disrupting the $32 billion art market – and they just raised funding from a group of sports stars

Artland founders Mattis Curth and Jeppe Curth.Artland<p><b>Artland wants to disrupt the $32 billion art market.</b><p><b>The startup, founded by two Danish brothers, digitizes the discovery and sales of art in the hopes of opening up bigger opportunities for lesser known artists.</b><p><b>The Danish startup just raised $1</b> …

Prize

Westen Canada’s biggest internet marketing and PR conference is almost here.<p>Hundreds of experts and professionals in the marketing industry will be …

Social Media

We Need Breakthrough Business Models, Not Breakthrough Technology

Technology doesn’t transform markets, business models do.<p>When humanity encounters a shiny new technology and senses its potential, we usually glibly assume that the world will instantaneously jump aboard and surf the resulting wave of change.<p>Anyone who has experienced at least one of these wave …

How to Impress an Investor, Secret Revealed by a Veteran Investor

Rajul Garg has set up an exclusive fund called Leo Capital that helps early-stage ventures having technology-driven models<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>With early-stage investments …

Startups

How to perfect your pitch deck — according to a guy that gets a lot of pitches

One of the most critical tasks startups face, is creating a killer elevator pitch — a short, verbal description of who they are, what they do, and how they are going to succeed as a business. There are countless blog posts and listicles that have been created to guide founders through this process, …

Startups

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

The Rise of the Story Format on Social Media [Infographic]

By now we know that marketers are often storytellers, finding success in <i>connecting</i> with customers and prospects rather than directly selling to …

By 2020, 30% of search is voice-conducted. Here’s what that means for your business.

Bought an Amazon Echo last Christmas? You were not the only one.<p>According to a statement released by Amazon, “millions” of Echo Dots — the manufacturer’s smart home devices featuring voice assistant Alexa — were sold during the holidays, making it the best-selling item on their website.<p>Indeed, …

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

David Cohen Joins MeshBox - A Parallel Internet Builder

Blockchain is touted as being the next revolution in the technology world and, over the last twelve months, we’ve seen a number of companies take the …

Does This Business Represent The Future of Global Freelancing?

When Estuardo Orriols went after a big project recently at his graphic and web design firm Perinola in Guatemala, he hired a freelance web developer from Canada on Upwork.<p>It was a stretch for Orriols, budget-wise, given that he is based in Guatemala City, where labor costs are much lower, but it …

How to Pump Up Your Facebook Ads on Steroids With the Power Editor

So a friend told you about Facebook’s Power Editor and now you’re curious.Or maybe you saw the title of this blog post and that’s what caught your …

This Graphic Explains 20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decision-Making

We all make bad decisions sometimes, but have you ever wondered what mental obstacles can lead you astray? This infographic goes over 20 of the most …

Behavioral Sciences

Social Media Advertising 101: How to Get the Most out of Your Budget

As your business embraces social marketing, your social media strategy will likely grow to include social media advertising. It can be scary to move …

What Scientists Learned About Fathers in 2017

Dads continue to play a vital and unique part in raising healthy, social kids who don't grow up too fast.<p>Despite many decades of research being …

7 Awesome Automation Tools For Marketers

Whether you are the marketing department for a business, or are a freelancer or solopreneur wearing many hats, it’s important to keep up with the …

Former Facebook executive has sworn off social media because he doesn’t want to be “programmed”

While Facebook’s business is booming and the company continues to expand its tentacles to every corner of the internet, its early employees and investors are growing more and more vocal about the damage it has wrought among its users.<p>Former Facebook vice president of user growth Chamath …

Social Media

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

eCommerce

Now you can use Apple Pay to send cash to friends, family, and babysitters

At Apple’s WWDC conference back in June, the company announced that it was giving Apple Pay a person-to-person payment option akin to Venmo and functionality built into Facebook Messenger and Snapchat. Apple Pay Cash turned out not to be ready to ship when iOS 11 did in September. But <b>it’s enabled</b> …

Samsung Wants to One-Up Apple's Genius Bar With New WeWork 'Care Centers'

Samsung is teaming up with co-working startup WeWork to create customer "Care Centers" that are similar to Apple's own in-store Genius Bars, reports <i>Fast Company</i>.<p>Apple's Genius Bars are designed to allow customers to receive technical support and repairs on a range of Apple products, including Macs …

Amazon makes push into sportswear

Amazon has contracted the largest sportswear manufacturers to produce for its own private-label brand of activewear, Bloomberg reports.<p><b>Why it …