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$100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It’s Common.

In late April, when Mike Massaro set out to get $40 million to $75 million in funding for his payments start-up, Flywire, he contacted a small group of investors he already knew. But word quickly got around, and other investors flooded his inbox with $200 million of investment offers, half of which …

Venture Capital

How to Make a Side Income as a Designer or Developer

A lot of developers I speak to are interested in earning a side income.The extra cash could be a necessity, a comfort or to go on vacation. …

Small Business

Benefits Of Amazon Prime Membership: Here's Everything You Need To Know

Amazon Prime is only getting better. While Amazon recently raised the price of the much-loved service, it has also been slowly adding awesome new features to help make the increased price worth it. In fact, there are currently a ton of benefits to Amazon Prime — and you might find many of them …

Tech Trends

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a successful email …

eCommerce

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

10 Free CSS & JS Notification Alert Code Snippets

Strong alert messages are needed for many interfaces.In the past these messages were done using JavaScript alerts that were just annoying. But …

Web Development

33 Fundamentals Every JavaScript Developer Should Know

You’ve learned <b>React</b>, mastered <b>npm install</b>, and can find your way around <b>webpack.config.js.</b> You can do just about anything as long as there’s a module …

Entrepreneur Stories of Struggle and Success: 7 Founders Tell All

Scaling. Building a stellar reputation. Improvising. Dealing with stress: Here's how six guys (and one gal) did it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s never easy running the show, especially when you’re starting a new business. When I started Tailored Ink, I dealt with …

Business Strategy

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

HTML Canvas Element: The Way of The Future

HTML Canvas cheat sheet which is perfect for beginners through to people with advanced knowledge of coding.

HTML

30 Best Startup Accelerators in the US Ranked

There’s no shame in getting a little bit of help, particularly when it comes to running a business. Sure, you can bootstrap a one-man company with no …

Gordon Ramsay in a car with James Corden gets very sweary, very fast

If there's one person you don't want to get a lift with in heavy traffic, it's Gordon Ramsay.<p>While en route to the airport to travel to London for <i>The</i> …

30 Things I Learned From 3,000 Cold Calls in a Month

Cold calling isn't dead and you can learn more than you do from an email or text chat.<p>When it comes to business, there is a big difference between being an expert and being an entrepreneur. Experts come up with great ideas, products, and solutions, and that's fantastic, but entrepreneurs know how …

Y Combinator will accept 10,000 startups to prove there’s nothing magical about Silicon Valley

Y Combinator was a heretic among venture capitalists when it backed its first eight companies in 2005. Co-founder Paul Graham later wrote that his philosophy was that “investors should be making more, smaller investments, they should be funding hackers instead of suits, and they should be willing …

Startups

The Best Free Support Sites & Communities For Web Developers

Learning to build websites can be a challenge but you don’t have to do it alone. There are tons of free support communities where you can ask …

Web Design

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've both worked …

Employment

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of</i> …

Use This Model to Find the Opportunities for Innovation That Everyone Else Misses

Examining the ten types of innovation outcomes.<p>Entrepreneurs are always seeking market openings and opportunities to introduce new products. Sometimes this seeking leads them to unusual or arcane opportunities when more valuable and straightforward opportunities abound right under their noses. We …

10 Useful JavaScript Form Validation Libraries

For Internet users, form filling on many websites and mobile applications has become a common exercise to provide information, like email ID, name, …

75 Facebook Tips, Tricks, Tools, Resources and Hacks for Businesses

Would you agree that Facebook, the largest social network on the planet, is important to your business?How would you like to be more efficient in …

Social Media

Best courses to learn Javascript in 2017

Javascript it by far the most popular programming language out there. We can build static websites, web applications, native mobile applications, …

Your Weekly Workout Schedule Is Here — With Printables and Everything!

Can't make it to the gym? Or have absolutely no idea what to do once you're there? We feel you. Working out is hard enough, let alone having to …

The Power of Storytelling

Successful brands have one thing in common: They mastered storytelling. Learn the 6 qualities of a good story, plus exercises to develop your brand …

Marketing

8 Website Analytics Tools You Should Be Using

At its core, inbound marketing is all about analytics. Sure, creativity, content, a customer-centric focus, and enthusiasm are all essential to …

50 most useful Alexa skills

Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a SmartThings hub and integrate with IFTTT for a laundry list of other functions. You can also order millions of products off Amazon …

Smart Homes

20 Genius Secret Hiding Places for Your Valuables

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all but the smartest, most determined crooks.<p>We’ve …

Bedly raises $2.7 million to make renting an apartment a little less horrible

Craigslist is great for serial killers and spear-phishers, but less than ideal for anyone looking for housing.<p>As a platform for renters, Bedly aims to take some of the pain out of the housing-rental process — and it’s hoping that’s a draw for landlords too. Co-founded by Martin Greenberg, formerly …

Housing

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

Why Investors Are Asking About Your Exit Strategy (and What You Should Say)

Investors want to know about your commitment, flexibility, and thoughtfulness.<p>Investors put money into risky startups to drive a superior return versus other investments. Investing in private companies has the additional risk of an illiquid stock, but implies some amount of patience with these …

KPIs are crucial to your startup’s growth. Are you doing it right?

Commerce loves its buzzwords, but it’s hard to think of one that buzzes more than KPI. With everyone from CEOs of MNCs to your neighbourhood grocery …