Quinn Gunter

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Million-Dollar Marketing on a Thousand-Dollar Budget

How smaller brands are leveraging innovation to cut through the clutter.<p>"We don't have as much money as our competitors," says the members of the marketing team to one another. Usually followed by some mumbo jumbo about bandwidth and time lines. Thus setting themselves on a defeated path of …

Marketing

Incredible restaurant interiors

12 Books All Entrepreneurs Have to Read

From stress relief to knowledge absorption, the benefits of reading are plentiful; and reading a few pages every night is something we all aspire to …

Luxe, a startup that valet parks your car when you can’t find a spot, just raised $50 million from Hertz

That's why rental-car company Hertz just made a $50 million strategic investment in Luxe, a San Francisco-based startup that makes it its job to handle the parking for you.<p>Luxe works as a valet on-demand. In a way similar to Uber, you tap on an app when you need your car parked, and it tracks you …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

personalgrowth

How This Entrepreneur Went From Getting Rejected by 200 Investors to Getting Funded in 56 Days

Raising money for your company is one of the hardest things you'll do. Learn these tips to ensure success.<p>Every entrepreneur hates raising money. Raising money is like being stuck in the Lincoln Tunnel on a weeknight just after the St Paddy's Day parade. Yes, that happened to me last week. Raising …

Venture Capital

Federal budget 2016: How entrepreneurs can get the most from the current tax rules

Small to medium-sized businesses looking for a break in yesterday’s federal budget may be disappointed, with more corporate tax and fewer tax …

Small Business

7 tips for raising startup capital, from a founder who's been doing it for 18 years

The next time I tried, for BzzAgent, nearly 200 investors told us to go screw. Most thought using real people to generate word of mouth about products and services was a generally dumb idea (this was a pre-social network world, after all) so we had to build the company to nearly $3 million in …

Algorithms are changing business: here's how to leverage them

When Google’s algorithm AlphaGo beat South Korean Go Grandmaster Lee Se-dol by 4-1 last week, it was a significant event in the world of algorithms …

Artificial Intelligence

There is a super easy and cheap way to use your own smartphone when you travel to other countries

There is a much better, much cheaper option to use your smartphone when you're abroad — simply buy a temporary SIM card, stick it in your phone, and get going!<p>One caveat: You have to make sure that your phone is "unlocked."<p>A bit about "unlocking"<p>Mobile phones used to be "locked" to a specific …

Review: Eva - A New Video Social Network

We love keeping in touch with each other; it's human nature, and it's a wonderful thing. Means of keeping in contact range from phone calls, messaging, and getting on Facebook, Twitter, and Whatsapp to name a few. Now there is another great way to let your friends and family see what you're up to. …

Recipe: Sparkling Espresso with Mint

Learn how to make this refreshing, iced coffee drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled espresso drink.<p>01<p>Fill cocktail shaker with ice.<p>02<p>Add classic or …

Recipes

This Startup CEO Claims He Can Save You Millions On Influencer Marketing

Advertising technology as we know it is changing. The past decade saw a huge number of companies looking to optimize banner ads, pay per click advertising, video ads and overall search. Then came a new category, content recommendation where content is recommended at the end of articles for users to …

How Indiegogo Is Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding To Empower Entrepreneurs

Indiegogo is introducing new partnerships to help entrepreneurs beyond crowdfunding.<p>Indiegogo pioneered crowdfunding in 2008 when the company's cofounders, Danae Ringelmann, Slava Rubin and Eric Schell grew tired of the options available for securing access to capital. They believed the Internet to …

Crowd Funding

Advertising company Publicis Groupe is launching a fund that will invest tens of millions of dollars in 90 startups

Publicis is setting aside €10 million ($10.9 million) for its Publicis90 project and will invest between €10,000 and €500,000 in each of the 90 startups it selects as part of the program. That might not sound like a lot compared to big venture capital funds, but Publicis is calling upon clients, …

Stribr: A new tool to manage all of your Instagram needs

Instagram is one of the best platforms for brands and individuals to promote themselves. That’s why the number of tools available to up your stats is rising by the day, especially as it continues to integrate more of Facebook’s ad functionalities.<p>One of those new tools is Stribr – an all-round …

Interview: Ethereal Marbled Paintings Express the Inner Light Inside All of Us

Through gorgeous, ethereal paintings, artist Emma Lindstrm creates a tangible representation of a feeling. To her, this feeling is floating and irrational, but always uplifting and full of hope–one that can be experienced, but never formed into a thought. The conceptual basis for Lindstrm's artwork …

Art

30 Best Productivity Apps In The Market For Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is probably the toughest decision of your life. From traveling to networking to accounting, you are thrust into doing things …

Why a 23-Year-Old Founder Created a 'Black Card' for Millennials

Magnises founder Billy McFarland is building a members-only brand by bringing together working Millennials. Here's how.<p>The verdict is in: Millennials like "black cards."<p>Just 18 months after launching, New York City-based membership organization Magnises is gaining traction with young professionals …

New York City

How to Create a Versatile Startup Team

Startups face some unique challenges, the biggest one being the fact that limited funds won’t allow you to hire a lot of employees. This is why you …

Workstations

Man Quits Job to Go on Hiking Adventures with His Husky by His Side

After quitting his regular job in favour of personal business plans, Henrik Vikse has allotted himself the flexibility to pursue his passions and now spends his days trekking through the hills of Norway with his equally adventurous husky, Akiak. Together, they are living the dream.<p>Documenting their …

How I built a seven-figure business without employees

There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as impressive, which is why they end up taking up space on the front page of a …

22 growth hackers to follow on Twitter

I checked my spam folder the other day. It was pretty amusing. I got one email that said, <i>“Get 100k website visitors with the click of a buton.”</i> Button was missing a ‘T’. I didn’t click it. I just laughed.<p>These days, the internet has opened up to anybody with a keyboard and a wifi connection.<p>By the …

Guide to Get More Traffic to Your Blog from Flipboard

Increasingly, we hear that Flipboard is an important referral of traffic for bloggers. With 34,000 topics scanning 21 million magazines curated from articles on Flipboard as well as all over the Web, there are many opportunities for bloggers to get surfaced in front of an audience that’s interested …

Social Media

A former Apple CEO just launched two new Android phones

John Sculley, who headed Apple for a decade starting in 1983, has launched Obi Worldphone, a new smartphone brand that’s aimed at emerging markets. The company has announced two mid-range Android handsets that are set to be released later this year.<p>The phones are designed by Ammunition, a studio …

6 Secrets of Brands That Cater to the Rich and Famous

Learn the psychological tricks luxury brands use to sell their products at huge margins.<p>Luxury brands defy rationality.<p>Paying tens of thousands of dollars for a handbag or millions of dollars for a car isn't a financial or functional decision. It's an emotional one. These brands understand the …

Luxury Lifestyle

Talent Search: Upwork Can Help With Your Startup's Staffing Needs

9 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you thought setting up a company was hard work, wait till you try to find people to work for it after you’ve gotten it off the ground. While convincing people to work at a startup has never been …

Employment

Audi's Self-Racing RS7 Prototype Attacks a U.S. Racetrack Without a Human Inside

This is Robby. Robby is a 2016 Audi RS7 that can drive itself—and drive itself hard. As the successor to Bobby, Audi’s original racetrack-circling autonomous RS7, Robby has the edge in weight (it is 881 pounds lighter than Bobby), all the better to rip around at high speeds, shaming human drivers …

Why growth hacking is failing most of us

In its early years, Twitter was leaving 70,000 signups a day on the table, although it didn’t know it at the time. Three of the company’s employees eventually uncovered the issue, leading to hundreds of millions of dollars of valuation.<p>This is one of the anecdotes that kicked off the concept of …