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The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Vulcun: Fantasy leagues for eSports pro video games<p>Confluent: A new leader among open-source software companies<p>VarageSale: a virtual garage sale with …

A Wall Street guide to bar etiquette

Read this, absorb it, and the next time you're out in a bar, imbibe… and abide by these simple rules for bar etiquette, and a few tips for your drinking pleasure:<p>1. Be a regular at more than one bar. It's a good hedge, if like me, you've been banned from a few<p>2. Be patient. There's no line to get …

This 10-Minute Strategy Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

<i>"What can I learn right now in just 10 minutes that could be useful for the rest of my life?" appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are printing one of the top answers.</i><p>Taking 10 minutes to learn why you procrastinate can be extremely helpful.<p>I was a very bad procrastinator for a very long time, …

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10 Quotes on Persistence to Help You Keep Going

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on July 29, 2014.</i><p>Entrepreneurship is a labor of love, and like any great love, that often means a lot of passion and a lot of persistence to reach your happily ever after. There are set-backs and …

9 Advanced -- and Ethical -- Techniques for Spying on Your Competitors Online

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to spy on your competitors? The information you need is publicly available and freely accessible.<p>In this article, I’ll show you the tools and techniques that will allow you to scope out the competition. You can even use these tips to …

Sales Teams Are Making a Big Comeback at Tech Firms

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Salespeople have had a bad reputation in Silicon Valley. Young, lean startups looked at the “consumerization of IT,” and decided that if their software was good, the product would sell itself.<p>To this new breed of entrepreneurs, sales …

8 Personal Branding Hacks to Increase Your Online Visibility

Becoming interesting isn’t just about learning how to become a good conversationalist. You need stories to tell. And the way you communicate those stories on the Internet is through content.<p><b>Personal branding online is not about you, it’s about your content.</b><p>I realized it early in my career. In every …

Angry Client? Listen and Keep Your Cool.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all been there. One minute you're feeling productive and energized and then BOOM out of nowhere comes an angry client phone call or email that blows up your day. The accusations, the indignation and sometimes the salty language of a …

The Pentagon Stops Military Engagements With Russia

A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Monday evening that the U.S. military has "put on hold" all military-to-military engagements, including bilateral meetings, port visits and planning conferences.<p>Kirby said the Pentagon values the relationship it has developed with the Russian …