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Just How Disruptive Are ICOs to the Classic VC Model?

Initial Coin Offerings, a fundraising mechanism for companies using cryptocurrencies as a mechanism to buy their service, seem to be upending the …

Entrepreneurs seek to consolidate functionality

There was a time when the startup world looked as easy as throwing a baseball into a swimming pool. Early startups like Facebook and PayPal addressed the simplest of needs to communicate and transact. But now entrepreneurs bullish on the space are challenged in much more specific ways.<p>Gone are the …

14 Brands Winning Instagram With User

Could the key to social media success be a simple as showing off customer photos? Based on the content strategies of some of social’s biggest …

The Importance Of Integrating Social Media And Website Content

It’s a great time to be a small business owner in terms of the ability to market your product or service. Whereas in the past it was nearly …

Marketing

15 Steps to Building Your Online Tribe

Success on social media is all about your relationship with your followers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard of the saying "Your tribe is your vibe." But, what exactly <i>is</i> a tribe?<p>Social media is just like real life: you need friends and family to support …

Owe

10 Success lessons from Brian Chesky – “Airbnb Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share43<p>+11<p>Shares 81<p>Growing up, Brian Chesky never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. Instead, the Airbnb co-founder came up with the …

How Aydin Senkut Helped 11 Different Companies Grow to $1 Billion Each

Over the past 10 years, Aydin and the Felicis Ventures team have helped 11 companies grow to over $1 billion each. They also assisted 36 portfolio companies surpass the $100 million mark. Out of their 180 investments, 60 have turned into notable exits. That would be considered quite a great track …

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

Time Management

Ex-Apple store employees reveal how customers try to fool them

Technically Incorrect: In an entertaining exposé, three former Apple store workers explain what customers fail to mention about their malfunctioning iPhones.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Complaints, complaints, complaints.<p>That's all we …

Apple Store

The Best Time to Raise Money for Your Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Investing

Vinod Khosla: You don’t need a CEO, You Need a Founder to Lead & Innovate

Written by Andrew Broadbent on Startup Grind<p>“No board,” with only a few hours of exposure to a company every 6 weeks, “is qualified to make any …

Airbnb listing in Japan reveals travel destination with exclusive use of huge private island

Sleep in a <b>traditional Japanese house</b> while surrounded by <b>rice paddies, beaches, tree-houses, zip lines and a lighthouse</b> on your very own private …

5 low-cost business ideas for teen entrepreneurs

Zandra Cunningham loves lip balm — so much that she used to ask her dad to buy her a new tube every day. Exasperated, he joked that she should make her own.<p>So she did. She was 9.<p>Six years later, her Buffalo-based business, Zandra, sells 37 natural, homemade skin products in stores in six states and …

Small Business

Lean Leadership: Go and See for Yourself

<i>Image courtesy of (Tie)ler</i><p>I recently came across the Japanese terms <i>genchi genbutsu</i> and <i>genba</i>; they’re both key principles of the Toyota Production …

Toyota Production System

The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine Secretary Hargreaves

<i>"What the US now needs is a learning Secretary who promotes challenging and joyful learning for all students, uplifting and impactful learning for education professionals, and relentless learning among state systems from one another and from other systems across the world to become more innovative</i> …

Education

Forgetful pensioner leaves wife behind at airport as he heads to Spain

Maurice Hunter, 80, only realised his mistake when his flight landed in Benidorm.<p>A forgetful pensioner jetted off to Spain for a holiday with his …

Untapped destinations

From secluded beaches to fascinating museums, browse the articles below to find out more about some of Europe's hidden gems and lesser-known destinations. Enter the prize draw for the chance to win an amazing holiday to Berlin

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Facebook Live Is The New Reality TV

Facebook Live changes everything. It’s gripping. It’s real. It’s immediate. And now it looks like it’s ready to kill the last remaining stronghold of network television.<p>Philandro Castille, his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds and her small daughter were pulled over two weeks ago in Falcon Heights, …

Social Media

China’s Disney-Bashing Billionaire Is Transforming His Company Again

The first thing you should know about China’s richest man, Wang Jianlin, is that he’s not afraid to go big.<p>When his Dalian Wanda Group conglomerate …

China

UK's May: No Brexit talks until 'our objectives are clear'

BERLIN (AP) — Britain will not start exit talks with the European Union until "our objectives are clear" — and that won't be this year, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday, at her first meeting with an EU leader as the U.K. begins the long, uncertain process of leaving the bloc.<p>May met German …

United Kingdom

France lures London bankers with extra expat tax break | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government pledged on Wednesday to make its tax regime for expatriates the most favorable in Europe in a landgrab for London banking business displaced by Britain’s decision to quit the European Union.<p>General view of the skyline of La Defense business district with its …

North Africa

10 Lies About PR That Brands Need To Know

<i>This post was co-written with Sabrina Lynch, a Global PR Consultant. Updated on May 25 to include two Bonus Lies courtesy of David Kellis, Director of PR & Social Media for The Clorox Company.</i><p>PR remains a mishandled and mismanaged discipline. It has evolved from being merely a way to generate …

Public Relations

The world’s most secretive places

From an isolated Pacific island without running water to a James Bond-like spy base in England, these five places are practically off-limits to even the most curious travellers.<p>The most alluring things in life are often those that are off-limits. And as travellers, this means that we’re fascinated …

Royal Air Force

Hipotecado, ya puedes olvidarte del euríbor: tu préstamo depende ahora del diferencial

<b>Febrero de 2016 pasará a la historia</b> gracias al euríbor a 12 meses. Por primera vez, el indicador que sirve de referencia para la mayoría de las …

This is how China can achieve sustainable growth

Uncertainty about China’s economic prospects is roiling global markets – not least because so many questions are so difficult to answer. In fact, …

Economics

Households face higher energy bills under new plan to keep the lights on

Annual energy bill levy to prevent blackouts could rise from £10 to £20 to fund higher subsidies for coal, gas and nuclear power plants<p>Households face paying hundreds of millions of pounds in extra levies on their energy bills, under new plans to ensure Britain has enough power plants to keep the …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

CBS Chief Les Moonves Says Trump's 'Damn Good' For Business

There's a reason why Donald Trump gets more minutes during almost every debate or can seemingly call into "The Late Show" or "The View" whenever he has a racist remark and expect the media to do whatever he likes. According to the head of CBS, the foul-mouthed presidential candidate is "damn good" …

Donald Trump

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

UK government moves to ease energy supply fears

Key reforms to the energy market have been unexpectedly brought forward by a year in a bid to avoid supply gaps<p>The UK government has moved to allay fears of a coming electricity supply crunch by unexpectedly bringing forward key reforms to the energy market.<p>An auction of contracts to supply …

U.S. Dept. of Energy