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20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

Startups

What it takes to be a migrant entrepreneur

Language and cultural barriers are the first hurdles when starting a business in a foreign country, but networking is key<p>I am a migrant from Brazil. I moved to the UK at the beginning of 2002, aged 21, to learn English – I knew a little, but wanted to become fluent. A couple of years later I …

Entrepreneurship

Getting real with Deep Learning

Demystifying the current state of AI and machine learning<p>It was nearly 30 years ago that I first got infatuated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and …

A new startup wants to offer college degrees for $1,000

Even more ink <b>has</b> <b>been</b> <b>spilled</b> to lament the loss of state funding at state schools and the exponential growth of nonacademic expenditures, including <b>ridiculously paid administrators</b> and <b>ridiculous amenities</b>. <i>Someone</i> has to do <i>something</i>, says everyone.<p>Now, someone is. Last week, a <b>Kickstarter</b> video for a …

Higher Education

How to Learn Advanced Mathematics Without Heading to University - Part 1

By Michael Halls-Moore on March 11th, 2016<p>I am often asked in emails how to go about learning the necessary mathematics for getting a job in …

How I Successfully Run Two Startups

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

Startups

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Despite the huge impact executives can have on their organizations, failure rates remain high. Prescriptions for what to do continue to fall short. So we wondered: If we closely studied the executives who succeed in top jobs once appointed, could we identify distinguishing features that set them …

Management

Streamline Your Startup Growth Process With These 22 Tools

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At heart, a startup is a company designed to grow fast. You have to have an idea, product / market fit and some capital before you can set your sights on growth -- but once you have those things, it's time to get going. Your survival …

Marketing

How to master essential life skills

Matthew Peyton/Comedy Central/"Broad City"<p>If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, here are 13 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.<p>View …

Success

Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids? Teach Them to Ask This Simple Question | Inc.com

What do you want to be when you grow up?<p>Wait, don't answer that. It's a trick question. In fact, it might be the trickiest question there is, at least if you want to be happy. (Yet adults ask kids that all the time.)<p>Instead, it turns out there's another, much better question to ask--and a much …

Self-improvement

FTC Releases Its Big Data Bible

Yesterday the Federal Trade Commission released a new report, “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion? Understanding The Issues.” This FTC Report is a concise but essential guide to corporate Big Data behaviors in the increasingly hawkish view of the FTC. It is no secret that the FTC has been …

Big Data
Venture Capital

The Science of Visualization

What is visualization? When asked of data and information visualization professionals, answers will generally swirl around one of two punch lines…a …

Data Visualization

How to improve your startup valuation

For business owners, startup valuation is a topic that causes lots of angst, raises tons of questions and definitely gets the emotions blazing.<p>But let's take a step back. Why are valuations even important? They are what an investor, acquirer or the public (in an IPO) is willing to pay for your …

The Secrets of Orgasmic Meditation

We might just be the last people to this particular pajama party, but we recently found out that there’s an entire meditation practice that revolves …

Meditation

Leadership Skills: Planning - Startup

<b>Foundations: Know the Score –</b> Having a written plan and being able to articulate that plan to stakeholders is essential. A part of the plan is the …

Team Building

Banks should be afraid, the disruption of financial services has only just begun

Banking will undergo a revolution such as that seen on high street travel, betting and book-selling<p>We are becoming used to doing more of our banking online or on mobiles – in fact it has probably been some time since many of us actually set foot in a high street bank branch. This might lead you to …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

Ancient Civilization

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us who appreciate a good visual aid. …

Time Management

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Books

11 Cool Ways to Use Machine Learning

Machine learning is becoming widespread, and organizations are using it in a variety of ways, including improving cybersecurity, enhancing …

Machine Learning

Tech billionaire Michael Dell says 'big data' is the next trillion-dollar tech industry

Why would he be willing to do that?<p>Because he's convinced that EMC holds the keys to the IT industry's monstrous market: data.<p>He told The Irish Examiner's Sophie Curtis:<p>It used to be PCs and smartphones; now you have tablets and sensors and cars spinning out all kinds of telemetry data, and all …

Big Data

How Can I Get Child to Behave Nicely at Home? She's Perfect at School!

<i>I read a recent article from you regarding a daughter who was an angel at school and aggressive at home. This could describe my eight-year old daughter to a tee. I have sought help from doctors, health visitors and her school. I have tried The Naughty Step and 123 Magic. My question is do you have</i> …

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

Happiness

Satya Nadella made every Microsoft employee take a class on 'unconscious bias'

In the last year, all Microsoft employees took a mandatory class in how to overcome "unconscious bias" and listen to their colleagues so they can "bring their best ideas to the table."<p>Unconscious bias is the idea that people are more likely to make snap judgments based on appearances. While this …

Satya Nadella

Bluecore Marketing Automation Tool Secures $21M In Series B Funding

Bluecore, the data marketing platform for ecommerce brands, has today announced the close of a $21 million Series B round led by Georgian Partners, with participation from existing investors like FirstMark Capital and Felicis Ventures.<p>Bluecore offers data-based automation for ecommerce brands, …

Marketing