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Big data enables algorithm that predicts risk of developing deadly diseases

A new kind of genome analysis has been developed that is claimed to be able to combine a large volume of different genetic variants into a single …

Medical Research

Goodbye Kickstarter? The Blockchain-based Project Aims to Challenge the Crowdfunding Sector

A new Ethereum Blockchain based platform called Acorn seeks to create an open, global community and marketplace for crowdfunding- opening it up to …

Blockchain

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition

In business, storytelling matters. Here's how to make it work for you.<p>Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to …

Data Visualization: The Best Infographic Tools Available Today

Infographics have become an increasingly popular data visualization tool which enable users to quickly give an overview of pretty much any topic. They rely on using images to accompany bite-sized pieces of information, in keeping with the theory that our brains are better at storing and recalling …

3 Stocks Under $5 That Could Make You Rich

These three dirt-cheap healthcare stocks offer enormous upside potential for risk-tolerant investors.<p>Stocks with share prices under $5 are rarely …

Silicon Valley VC: 7 things to study if you want a high-paying job in the future

Josh Elman of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners knows about keeping an eye out for the next hot industry.<p>In the early 2000s Elman …

3 Digital Tools to Go One Up on Your Competition

Great content. Knowledge of what customers are saying. SEO: These tools can help you with the most important elements of competition.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not very long ago, promoting a brand was a drastically different task from what we know today. Thanks to …

Marketing

How the Instagram Algorithm Works in 2018: Everything You Need to Know

<i>Too busy to read? Just click the play button below to listen to Hailley and Brian discuss the Instagram algorithm on our podcast.</i><p>How <i>exactly</i> does the …

Social Media

21 Secret Facts About Successful Online Businesses That Nobody Understands

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to run a successful online business. I find that even experienced business owners often underestimate the time, energy and skill it takes to really succeed online.<p>This post will look at 21 “secret” facts that set successful online businesses …

Small Business

10 Dividend Stocks That Will Deliver Double-Digit Returns Every Year

Today we’re going to take a look at 10 dividend stocks that look like solid bets to generate double-digit total returns every year, or at least every …

Investing

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

Clean Energy Will Thrive In 2017 Because It's Cheap And Companies Want To Buy It

Every January, Michael Liebreich and Angus McCrone, founder and chief editor of Bloomberg New Energy Finance respectively, look into their crystal ball and predict what is going to happen in clean energy markets in the year ahead. At the end of the year, they come back to their forecasts and look …

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

Business Strategy

Here's How the Stock Market Works

If you're new to investing, the stock market can understandably seem confusing. However, understanding the stock market doesn't need to be too difficult. While it's impossible to explain every detail of how stocks and the stock market works in a single article, here's an overview of the …

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

The Countries With the Most Determined Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

These lists might surprise you.<p>If you’re looking to start a new business, the U.S. may not be the best place.<p>While it is home to some ambitious entrepreneurs, it turns out the U.S. is one of the hardest countries in which to start a business. You may have better luck in Canada, which has a low …

Entrepreneurship

Cognitive bias cheat sheet, simplified

Thinking is hard because of 4 universal conundrums.<p><i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia’s crazy list of cognitive biases, and after</i> …

Practice Day Trading With These Simulators

Best Day Trading Simulators and Demo Accounts<p>Practice Day Trading for Free in a Real-Time Account<p>Updated March 10, 2017<p>Day trading doesn't just …

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

Small Business

This accounting professor uses a classic investment approach

<b>Camillo Lento</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Associate professor of accounting<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Mostly Canadian dividend-paying stocks, real estate investment trust (REITs) and income funds, including BCE Inc., Smart REIT, Cineplex Inc. and A&W Royalties Income Fund.<p><b>The investor</b><p>As a holder of both the chartered professional …

5 Ways To Build A Purpose Driven Brand In Collaborative Economy

The sharing or collaborative economy is growing daily around the world and quickly morphing into a recognized driver of purpose as much as democratized access and convenience.<p>As the eras of purposeful business and sharing collide, the impact has been massive and far-reaching. By combining the core …

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

9 productivity tools I use to add more hours to my day

Since I’m a married woman who works from office as well as home, it can be hard to be productive, especially when I’m balancing my work, my studies, …

7 Success Secrets Every Entrepreneur Must Eventually Learn

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want to be successful and have the potential to succeed. However, many of us have had to fight limiting beliefs about success since we were children. Those beliefs may have been introduced by the education system, religion, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Become an Expert at Anything, According to Experts

Being an expert at something really pays off. Just how good are top performers compared to everybody else?<p>Research shows in high complexity jobs like …

11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks