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12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

Cabo San Lucas

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

19 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this October

It’s October, which means that it’s time to take a look at the next crop of books that are slated to hit your favorite local bookstore in the days ahead.<p>Here’s 19 books to pick up this month:<p>October 4th<p><i>Rise of Io</i><b>, Wesley Chu</b><p>Wesley Chu is returning to the world where he started his career: Tao. <i>Rise</i> …

The best free software for small businesses

Introduction<p>Setting up a small business is hard enough without the extortionate costs associated with modern software licenses. Set up a number of …

The best science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative history in which the exploration of the solar system began in the 1800s and all the planets are inhabited. In 1944 film-maker Severin Unck travelled to Venus to make a film about …

Books

Unicorns aside, it’s a good time to start a business

There’s been a healthy amount of chatter lately from analysts and tech writers that we are approaching a meltdown in startup financing. Unicorns, those startups valued at $1 billion or higher, are being downgraded at a rapid clip. The most recent victim is Flipkart, an Indian e-commerce firm …

Venture Capital

These 2 Young Entrepreneurs Seized the Time -- and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jake Kassan and Kramer LaPlante, both 24, and the co-founders of the watch company MVMT, met as college roommates in Santa Barbara, an oceanside college town famous for its “work hard, play hard” mentality. But after deciding that the …

This Startup Is Making It Incredibly Easy to Start a Business

Silicon Valley payments upstart Stripe said Wednesday it is debuting a new program, called Atlas, to help more entrepreneurs be able to set up U.S. …

Early Stage Investing For Entrepreneurs And Individual Investors Just Got A Whole Lot More Attractive

Alan Patricof Contributor<p>Alan Patricof is the founder and managing director of Greycroft Partners.<p>On Friday, December 18, Congress passed the PATH Act (Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes), a sweeping $1 trillion bill which, as part of an 887-page omnibus, would prove challenging for even the most …

How These Entrepreneurs Found Success in an Industry They Knew Nothing About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was January 2011 and Raaja Nemani and Aaron Firestein were waiting for 2,600 pairs of sneakers to be delivered to their home in Chicago, which was experiencing a massive snowstorm. When the shipment arrived, via a container on the back …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

LinkedIn and Evernote investor explains how 'ignoring everybody' made him launch a new startup

How do you go from 0 to 1? What happens before the startup even comes into the picture?<p>I have invested as an angel in about 50 startups. It's been quite successful. I could just keep doing this. Oh and some paragliding and kite-surfing when I don't meet great entrepreneurs. I could also become a …

Startups

These wireless headphones combine luxury with convenience

Wireless headphones don’t have to look dumb<p>Wireless headphones are great: they're convenient, freeing, and often sound fantastic. They really make you feel like you're living in the future, pumping tunes into your ears with no wires getting in the way. But most wireless headphones are utilitarian, …

How YPlan is building a $1B business on helping you have fun

Many companies have tried, and are trying, to remove the friction from the event discovery process. The perennial problem of what to do on any given evening may lead you to any number of sources — Google, Ticketmaster, Timeout, Eventbrite, or some combination. But one company is setting out to …

How entrepreneurship changed my life in two years

Exactly two years ago, I was thinking about becoming rich with my first startup. We were reaching out to potential customers for our half-baked …

The Seven Must Read Books that have to be in the Shelves of Budding Entrepreneurs!

Running your own business is the new cool. With increasing young guns venturing into the mean and competitive space, world is now seeing the new era …

A US app that lets you raise beer money and 5-a-side fees is blowing up at UK universities

Tilt only launched in Britain in July but has already had over 1,000 applications from students wanting to be campus ambassadors for the app, according to UK manager Olivier Buffon.<p>Tilt lets people set up online campaigns to raise money for everything from 5-a-side football league payments to …

Amazon and Alibaba have approached 5-year-old startup Wish, but the CEO seems to want more than $10 billion

But all the major e-commerce players have. Sources close to the company say that Amazon and Alibaba have talked about buying it in the past year. And the price they're talking about is jaw-dropping.<p>The most interesting rumor is that Amazon recently offered $10 billion in cash for Wish — and Wish …

Meet The Millennial CEO Who Isn't Glued To Her Phone: Kate Unsworth Of Vinaya

27-year-old Kate Unsworth is the Founder and CEO of the London-based company Vinaya, a research and design house aiming to explore the relationship between humans and technology. Vinaya has introduced their first product, Altruis, a collection of mindful wearable technology in the form of smart …

Wearable Tech

Skype’s co-founders are building small robots that deliver groceries for less than $2 a pop

It might not be long before your groceries are delivered by a robot that found its way to your house on its own.<p>Starship, a new startup founded by one of the co-founders of Skype, Janus Friis, and one of its original developers, Ahti Heinla, aims to use small, self-driving robots to deliver …

Robotics

Gest is here to kill the keyboard and mouse

Being hands-off usually means relinquishing control. With Gest, it’s the exact opposite.<p>Remember Tony Stark in his lab in <i>Iron Man</i>, browsing through a …

Demonstration

Etsy ASAP brings same-day delivery of hand-made treasures to NYC

Handmade and vintage goods marketplaces are a great way to taste the local flair; Etsy has always encouraged this through its Etsy Local program. But now it’s announced an extra incentive for NYC buyers to purchase nearby: Etsy ASAP.<p>According to a blog post written by Calia Talmor, lead dev on the …

How to know the right time to leave your job for starting up

I have been sharing my startup experience with people and how I became successful after failing at my first startup. Entrepreneurship is not an easy …

How to move forward when you have too many ideas

True entrepreneurs have an uncanny knack for seeing opportunity in everyday circumstances. What to some people, is merely a frustration — for instance, the absence of an app to handle some desired tracking function — is a clear source of inspiration for the entrepreneurially-minded.<p>But seeing …

Customer Service

App Saves Lives By Connecting People With CPR Training To Cardiac Arrest Victims

When a citizen responder is able to reach a victim before medical professionals arrive, the victim is more likely to survive.<p>Some of the most powerful applications of technology involve connecting people to one another at the <i>right</i> time, not in real time. When a good idea is matched with solid …

United States

Jet, Now Raising, Ditches Its Membership Fees But Says Profitability Still On Track For 2020

Jet.com, the discount shopping site promising to take on Amazon by competing on lower prices, has made a fairly radical change to its business, the company announced this morning. Instead of charging members an annual fee of $50, similar to the fee associated with Amazon’s “Prime” membership …

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 …

A real-life astronaut reviews the Matt Damon film “The Martian”

Astronaut disclaimer: I have never written a movie review until now. Of course, prior to 1998 I had never done any astronaut stuff either, and that turned out pretty well. So here goes nothing!<p>Recently, I was given a great opportunity. Along with an entourage of NASA scientists, engineers, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

SpaceX and Tesla backer just invested $50 million in this startup

When the World Bank and the Philippines devised a tax program to help curb smoking in the country, they needed a way to ensure that merchants in …

Apple, Google Bring Smartphone Functions to Car Dashboards | Inc.com

Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.<p>With the 2016 model year, Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto will turn cars as affordable as a base model Chevy …

Android Auto