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Crowdfunding's Next Hot Frontier: Real Estate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowdfunding has fundamentally disrupted the way that artists fund their creative projects and startups get capital to grow. Now, it's changing the way buildings are purchased.<p>Investors are eagerly backing a variety of new real-estate …

Real Estate

SXSW Stats That Might Surprise You (Infographic)

Now that Austin’s SXSW is over, we can recover in the most techy way possible: number crunching. We took a look at statistics pulled from a range of organizations and found some surprising trends that might help you understand big events like these and everything from the best time to tweet to when …

Chamber of Commerce

5 Ways to Teach Your Children to be Kidpreneurs (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to describe exactly what you do to other adults, much less to your kids. We learned that the best way to explain what we do is by teaching the young ones how they can be entrepreneurs themselves.<p>We set …

Entrepreneurship

4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Build a radical artificial intelligence lab and seat the world’s top AI researcher at the helm. <i>Check.</i> Dump $19 billion on viral chat sensation WhatsApp. <i>Check.</i> Gobble up Oculus VR for a cool $2 billion. <i>Check.</i> Reveal wild master plan to …

Social Media

Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently wrote about how desperate companies are for new ideas, with open innovation changing the game. But what if you’re not creative and don’t have any ideas? You can still take advantage of this enormous opportunity even if …

Entrepreneurship

How to Rock the Cradle at Home and Work? Realize a Perfect Work-Life Balance Is Impossible.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Work-life balance is a popular topic of discussion in professional circles today, especially among working mothers. These days, many mothers continue to work while raising children and creating their own companies. According to a 2013 …

Work-life Balance

7 Steps to Find Meaning in Your Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At a certain point, we become what we do. We want our jobs and lives to fit us as well as custom-tailored clothing. It seems more and more the secret to great success and happiness is finding purpose and working with meaning.<p>This is a …

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Self-improvement

3 Factors That Show Social Enterprise Might Start Seeing Bigger Exits

Investing in companies designed to create social impact hasn’t traditionally meant you’re going to see a huge return. But the landscape is slowly changing.<p>Stewart Craine, cofounder of Barefoot Power and now Village Infrastructure Angels, walks into investor presentations with a pair of well-worn, …

How Taking A Detour Can Actually Lead To Greater Innovation

The “father of microsurgery” can teach us a few things about innovation. For one thing, the road to getting there is a journey full of detours, not a straight trajectory.<p>Back from U.S. Navy service in World War II, a college degree in hand, as well as rejection letters from all 23 of the medical …

Medicine

Your Sneak Peak at the Future of Infographic Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Infographic marketing started off with a bang a few years ago and still remains a very popular way of delivering a message to a targeted audience. Why did infographics become so popular and why does this form of media continue to be an …

Infographics

Silicon Valley’s Avenging Angel

How Naval Ravikant went from “radioactive mud” to a startup kingmaker who is disrupting traditional VC funding with his AngelList syndicates.<p>Last July, thousands of investors and Silicon Valley watchers received an email about a mobile app that is trying to become the “Uber of shipping.” Shyp users …

Venture Capital

How Brands Can Harness The People To Achieve Real Impact

Instead of flash in the pan campaigns, what if big companies enabled all citizens to make lasting change?<p>There’s broad recognition that people’s power to connect and communicate has been transformed, but alongside this new reality comes radical new means of organizing and leadership. While …

We’re All Celebrities Now: Can Micro-Endorsements Become The New Klout Perk?

A startup called SocialRank has a new idea about how brands can find and reward the social media users who are most important to them.<p>When Klout launched in 2008, it unleashed a new sort of status competition on the Internet. (And more than a touch of skepticism about its product.) Retweets and …

Celebrity Gossip

The Daily Routines of Geniuses

Juan Ponce de León spent his life searching for the fountain of youth. I have spent mine searching for the ideal daily routine. But as years of color-coded paper calendars have given way to cloud-based scheduling apps, routine has continued to elude me; each day is a new day, as unpredictable as a …

Why Most People Fail to Cash in On Their Dream Idea

It seems like everyone wants to be an entrepreneur and get rich these days. As a business mentor, I sometimes feel besieged by people begging for my view and support of their latest idea. In reality, I like most ideas, but I have to tell them that the real challenge is taking the inspiration from a …

Why Tech Startups Should Incorporate Philanthropic Strategies

<i>Kraig Swensrud is the CEO & Co-Founder of GetFeedback.com, a modern survey marketing application designed and built for a mobile world. Kraig previously was the Chief Marketing Officer at salesforce.com.</i><p>We’re in the midst of the biggest technology boom in a decade. Dropbox and Box are following …

Move Over Resume, You've Been Replaced

The resume is dead (or at least it has jumped the shark). The resume used to be the tool that would get you noticed. No more. It’s a fading bit player, no longer the star of the show. Now, by the time someone has seen your resume, they’ve already Googled you. Your resume has become a “late to the …

No Cash on Hand? 3 Tips on Attracting Top Talent With Stock Options.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest challenges for startup founders is attracting and securing the best and brightest talent without burning through the company’s limited cash on hand. This means using forms of compensation beyond salary to entice …

Employment

The Ultimate Test: Turning Your Cool Idea Into a Great Product

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur has one of the epiphany moments: “There needs to be a solution for [insert problem here].” After launching five consumer electronics products with TrackR, we have found the biggest barrier to bringing a creative product …

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