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Overcome These 5 Problems to Build a Scalable Business

<i>This guest column is by Kshitij Ladia, Head – Strategy & Service, GirnarSoft</i><p>India being a highly unorganised market and traditionally being a land of …

Human Resources

How to Destroy Your Comfort Zone and Optimise Your Success

<i>This column is by Elle Kaplan, CEO & Founder at Lexion Capital.</i><p><i>“Growth and comfort do not coexist” — Ginny Rometty</i><p>You’ve definitely been told at …

3 Ways to Grow a Multi-Million Dollar Drop Shipping Business

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thanks to the advent of the Internet, entrepreneurship is now something within everyone’s reach. There’s still very much a place for brick-and-mortar businesses, but with upwards of 3.2 billion people taking to the World Wide …

eCommerce

San Francisco insurance startup Embroker to open Chicago office, hire 10

Embroker, a startup that developed a digital brokerage platform for business insurance, is opening an office in Chicago that will rival the size of its home base in San Francisco.<p>The young company, founded last year, only has about 15 employees at its San Francisco office, and one in Boston. It has …

San Francisco

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Execution is the Only Key for Taking your Startup to the Next Level

<i>This column is by Bilal Zuberi, Early Stage VC Partner at Lux Capital.</i><p>Surely many of us have seen the famous Gartner Hype Cycle. It is reproduced …

Storytelling

Why this is the best book for entrepreneurs

So there you are sitting at your desk job dreaming of having a business of your own. If you’re a CA/CPA like me then you may be considering your own …

As on-demand startups fizzle, Zirx moves cars for other companies, not individuals

Zirx was originally created as an app that let individuals order valet parking service, on-demand. But facing crushing costs, the San Francisco startup recently shifted its focus to the “mobility” needs of businesses.<p>Now, Zirx gives companies free-to-use software, called the Zirx Mobility Services …

Trax & Wax is a vinyl subscription service for those craving that fresh, underground dance sound

Launched this week, London-based startup Trax & Wax is the first vinyl subscription service focused on sub-genres within electronic dance music. It works with the most prominent distributors of dance music including Rush Hour, Clone, Syncrophone, and Word & Sound to select a personalized monthly …

trax

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities

How one young entrepreneur built a multimillion- dollar company and created hundreds of jobs in his small town, and how others can too.<p><b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. …

Business Strategy

Scottish startup eeGeo raises $5 million to 3D-map the world

Scottish startup eeGeo has raised $5 million from a range of investors, including NetSol Technologies, as it looks to continue growing its 3D mapping platform globally.<p>Founded in 2010, eeGeo is setting out to revolutionize the digital mapping realm with a 3D representation of the world that’s …

What If There Were Only 100 People On Earth?

Video infographic demonstrates global statistics in an easily graspable way<p>It's tough to wrap your head around 7.125 billion of anything, let alone …

Infographics

Study Reveals The Pitch Deck That Will Land You Millions

The DocSend study on pitch decks gathers data from over 200 pitch decks of early stage startups. However, before we dive into the study, and as a …

Mobile platform to fuel demand for digital coupons in India

Digital coupons are slowly but gradually witnessing an increase in demand in the Indian market. Thanks to the savings they offer to consumers, and …

Mobile Devices

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India

How Revolve Became the Biggest, Trendiest, Most Profitable E-commerce Startup You've Never Heard Of

If you attend enough Hamptons house parties, they tend to blur together. At this one, held on a sunny afternoon at a whitewashed house with a pool …

Indonesia Needs To Create A More Sustainable Agriculture: This Startup Might Show How

One of the most interesting companies to emerge from the recent StartupIstanbul competition in Turkey, was, in my view, iGrow, an Indonesian startup that helps ordinary citizens fund local farmers, and get a return on their investment, without having to know anything about doing plantation or …

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India

5 biggest entrepreneurial misleads ever

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Can I skip the first boring preview paragraph and lead you directly to the meat? Because I am sure you got the idea by title, what the F00K I am …

Entrepreneurship

These 15 startups are out to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world

A cluster of startups are looking to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world: insurance.<p>Insurance has been around for thousands of years.<p>The earliest instance of insurance law is believed to date to King Hammurabi, about 1700 BC.<p>Business Insider spoke with venture capitalists, CEOs, and …

Meet FlyBuy: This startup helps restaurants, retailers offer roadside pickups

A new Seattle startup is using technology to help retailers and restaurants offer their own drive-thru service.<p>Founded last year, FlyBuy is picking …

Startups

Sick of calling customer service? Newly funded L.A. start-up will handle it for you

There are few chores dreaded more than calling a customer service hotline to resolve a travel snafu, a late bill payment or a delivery gone awry.<p>Now a Los Angeles start-up called Service says it can save you the hassle by making those calls for you, pledging to secure the best outcomes in the …

Attack Of The Clones: Wannabe Entrepreneurs Need To Get Original

3 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>If you have been reading the advice of established founders and corporate business magnates that we share each edition, then you’ll know …

Entrepreneurship

Identifying the next Unicorn opportunity

VCs are notorious for being myopic when it comes to evaluating start-up ideas and investment opportunities. Regardless of where you find yourself on …

The startup framework to validate your idea before you spend $1

“If your startup failed, it’s because it didn’t solve a tier 1 problem for a large enough audience — here’s how to never make that mistake …

Product Management

What does a VC look for in a startup?

The most intriguing question for early-stage entrepreneurs is most often, “What does a VC look for?” Two of the most common responses from VCs are …

Venture Capital

Don’t build a startup, build a business instead

Everybody and their dog seems to want to build a startup, but guess how many of those actually get to delivering a finished product and turning a …

U-Turn Audio slashes the cost of bona-fide audiophile turntables

It's funny -- I keep seeing articles in mainstream media about vinyl, proclaiming "it's back!," as if that's breaking news. Truth is, vinyl never went away, record pressing plants never stopped making LPs, and manufacturers never halted turntable production. The CD and other digital formats have …

Audiophile

Marketing To A High-End Consumer, Using The Luxury Strategy

9 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>40 years ago, a group of European luxury brands, famous but small at the time, decided to use the opportunity of globalization to grow significantly beyond the small circle of their happy-but-few …