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Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

I became a CEO at 20 and raised $77 million over the last 10 years — here are the most powerful lessons I've learned

Courtesy of Suhail Doshi<p><b>Suhail Doshi is the founder and former CEO of Mixpanel— a data analytics company that raised $77 million in 10 years.</b>• <b><br>Being a</b> …

Leadership

Want to Improve Your Memory? Science Tells Us the Key (and It Can Actually Be Fun)

<b>Do you remember where you were when you had your first kiss?</b><p>It’s funny, the things our memory can dredge up.<p>I remember what I was wearing the day I …

The Brain

BetterDoctor raises $10M more for health-provider referral platform

Physician referral has become a big business as people begin to think less like passive patients and more like health care consumers.<p>Case in point is San Francisco-based BetterDoctor, which operates an online referral service for dentists and doctors (including specialists). Dentists and doctors …

Restaurant Payments App Cover Raises $5.5 Million From Spark Capital

Cover wants to facilitate the process of paying your check at the end of the meal, removing friction and encouraging more restaurants to accept mobile payments. To get more restaurants — and users — signed up, the company just raised a $5.5 million Series A round of financing led by Spark …

With Echo, The Team Behind Laundry Startup Prim Fights Push Notification Overload

Back in January, startup Prim shut down its door-to-door laundry service. Now its founders are ready to talk about what they’re doing next — and no, it’s not laundry-related.<p>The team has built an app for Android lockscreens that helps users manage what can sometimes feel like a barrage of push …

Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I believe that with the rise of technology, every industry will continue to be disrupted in new and exciting ways. It was with this in mind that AlleyNYC partnered and hosted the inaugural session of the New York Fashion Tech …

Constitutional Amendments

12 Simple Strategies for Building Your Mobile-Marketing List

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here is a scenario to consider. Say you sent out a direct mail letter and 95 percent of the people who received it opened it and read it within five minutes. And say that those who responded to the letter did so in about 90 …

Marketing

Entrepreneurship News | The Next Web

All stories in Entrepreneur<p>How to use machine learning for your startup’s product<p>There's a misconception that to leverage machine learning you need to be a mathematical genius. In reality, most machine-learning ...<p>David Crawford<p>More landing page optimization tips than you can handle! (45, to be …

European Mobile Payment Startup SumUp Discloses A Total $45M In Funding

In the rush of companies crowding into the mobile payment space, a startup out of Europe has announced more funding to grow its footprint and add contactless hardware.<p>SumUp, a startup originally founded in 2012 in Berlin that competes against the likes of iZettle and Rocket Internet’s Payleven, has …

FinTech

Turkish Payment Platform Iyzico Raises Further $1.4M

Turkey’s Iyzico, which provides a platform to let e-commerce sites and other apps easily accept online payments (and can be thought of as the ‘Stripe of Turkey’), has raised a $1.4 million series B round. The funding was led by Turkish VC 212 Invest, along with previous backers Pahicle, and …

Square Announces Analytics Tools For Merchants

With competition in mobile payments heating up, Square continues to expand its offerings for small businesses to other areas where local merchants are missing out compared to big retailers and franchises.<p>Today the company is launching Square Analytics, a free set of tools that tie in to its suite …

Adweek

Advertising Industry

Talkdesk scores $15M to create more light-as-a-cloud call centers

It may seem like technology from another century, but voice-over-phone is still a highly popular way for customers to communicate with brands.<p>Today, San Francisco-based Talkdesk is announcing it has raised a series A round of $15 million so it can do its part helping small and mid-size businesses …

Customer Service

Domino's CEO: Officially an e-commerce company

Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza CEO, discusses how the utilization of technology is driving earnings and reaching new consumers amid a landscape of …

Why Responsive Web Design Helps People Buy Your Product | Inc.com

Whether you're a marketer or just someone who's attached to their phone, you've probably noticed that there's been a significant increase in mobile device users everywhere. In fact, by 2018 it's expected that the "number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world's population by 2014." …

Web Design

8 Hilarious Instagram Accounts You Need to Check Out

<b>1. @2trashybitches</b><p>If you like this feed -- and if you have a sense of humor you will -- then you should follow the other members of the #FABSQUAD, including @goodgirlwithbadthoughts, @queens_over_bitches, @girlsthinkimfunny, @mum_probs, @thehandyj, @sobasicicanteven, @northwitch69, and @scouse_ma. …

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Mastercard rolls out biometric payments in Europe

MasterCard has just rolled out a new feature that should simplify online shopping, without making any compromises in security. The feature, called …

FinTech

This Is How You Spend Your Mornings if You're a Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial, or Gen Z

New survey reveals the similarities and differences across the generational spectrum.<p><b>Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers begin their days in different ways.</b>• <b><br>Some of the differences in their morning routines can be attributed to age. Baby Boomers are increasingly retiring, so</b> …

Demographics

This Thinning Hair Product Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Target

Thinning hair happens to everyone at one point or another, but it’s important to remember that it’s not a life sentence. In fact, there are countless …

Hair Care

SleepScore app aims to take your slumber to new depths

There are smart mattresses, wearables, even robots — these days it’s easy to spend a lot of money on gadgets designed to improve the quality of your …

In-App Purchases

Six Surprising Facts That Explain Trader Joe's Secrets To Success

The folks at Trader Joe’s decided to produce a five-part podcast series, Inside Trader Joe’s, to “provide some insights into what we think makes Trader Joe’s special.” Amid the banter, fun stories and reports of employees’ favorite items are valuable insights about how the company operates. Despite …

Trader Joe's

Want to launch a wellness business? 7 top entrepreneurs share their best tips

There’s no way around it: Taking the leap of faith required to launch your own business is always scary and risky. It’s one thing to hash out your …

Business Strategy

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Travel

4 Advanced Tools to Track and Improve the ROI of Email Marketing

The average ROI on email marketing is impressive with $44 return on every $1 spent, but what if you could improve your ROI even further?Fortunately, …

Marketing

Top 5 Trends Driving E-commerce: Influential Takeaways From The Report Retailers Cannot Ignore

You should go read Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends report in its entirety if you work in technology or at a consumer brand.<p>Every year, my co-founders and I spend a few hours discussing new trends and gain invaluable insight from the annual report. We compare the report to previous years and …

eCommerce

Study Shows How Emotions Tie Into Online Purchases

The most common emotions associated with online purchases are happy at 64%, excited at 45% and productive at 44%, according to data released …

eCommerce

42 Instantly Calming Products On Amazon That Are So Brilliant

The most valuable lesson I've ever learned in terms of my own well-being? Stress can be managed. Yes, stressful situations are inevitable, and your …

Mindfulness