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How to Choose the Right Co-Founder for Your Startup | Inc.com

Selecting a co-founder is one of the most important decisions you can make in your business. You'll be tied to this person for many years and go through the best and worst times attached at the hip. Some say it's like a marriage. I say it's like a marriage, but you spend a lot more time together, …

Why Startups Suck at Marketing

One of the biggest reasons startups fail is the inability to scalably attract customers at low cost. In this presentation, Rand covers 8 reasons startups miss out on marketing success, and tips for how to overcome these pitfalls.

Startups

How to Pitch a Brilliant Idea

Coming up with creative ideas is easy; selling them to strangers is hard. All too often, entrepreneurs, sales executives, and marketing managers go to great lengths to show how their new business plans or creative concepts are practical and high margin—only to be rejected by corporate decision …

Windows 10 and the future of Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella<p>29 July 2015 is an important date for Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO. Twenty years after Bill Gates introduced Windows 95 …

Internet Of Things: IoT Tech Landscape And Rankings - New Report

What tech defines the Internet of Things (IoT) and who are the major IoT tech players? These are the topics of countless articles and images attempting to qualitatively define and illustrate the IoT phenomenon. One of the most important aspects of any tech analysis is analyzing which players have</i> …

Internet of Things

Six Pillars Of Building Your Integrity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The most important asset in any company or business is their reputation; it’s an accepted truth. Within the depths of any incredible reputation lies …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Analysts are disappointed by low Apple Watch sales.</b> One study shows that orders have plunged by 90% since it was released.<p><b>2. It would be a huge and expensive task to reclassify all Uber contractors as employees.</b> The company is estimated to have 45,000 drivers in California alone.<p><b>3. Samsung has</b> …

Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Used car salesmen get a bad rap. This used car startup is trying to change all that.<p>New York City-based car sales startup Vroom announced today that it received $54 million in Series B funding. The company, founded in 2013, says its goal …

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Style & Grooming Archives | The Art of Manliness

Swift Framework creation

This is my preferred way to set up a Swift framework project.<p>Sometimes, you will find yourself using the same custom code in multiple projects. …

The Swift Programming Language: An Introduction - iOS

This Swift Programming Language tutorial is aimed at people with no Swift programming knowledge. It is designed to take you form the beginner level …

Going the Distance: How Improving Your Health Helps Improve Your Bottom Line

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2007, I was at the front of the oncoming credit crisis: Working on Wall Street, overseeing interest rate risk and trades at one of the nation’s largest investment banks. I was growing weary of my job -- I felt stressed out, uninspired …

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Productivity Articles of 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For busy entrepreneurs, task overload is the new norm. With a barrage of emails, texts, calls, clients and employees constantly bombarding you, it’s near impossible to stay focused and productive.<p>To survive and thrive as a leader in …

HTML5 is done, but two groups still wrestle over Web's future

The World Wide Web Consortium finishes an update to this seminal Internet technology, but with two organizations in charge of the same Web standard, charting the Web's future is a mess.<p>After a nearly 15-year gap, the World Wide Web Consortium said Tuesday it's done standardizing the new version 5 …

Enterprise code management specialists RhodeCode get $3.5M in funding

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The application lifecycle management firm RhodeCode has scored $3.5 million in funding from DFJ Esprit and Earlybird Venture …

Ive says ‘I don’t think anything changed’ in new report on Cook’s leadership

The New York Times has published a new report that largely reaffirms what countless observers have said before. In comparison to Jobs, Cook is less connected to the “minutiae” of product development, instead preferring to delegate to his other executives to lead design. This does not mean Cook is …

This Startup Promises To Maximize Profit On Your Airbnb Posting

Beyond Pricing is a new tool built by housing specialists and mathematicians. It claims it can find the optimal price to get as much bang out of your spare room as possible.<p>Users sign in to Beyond Stays' site with their Airbnb account and using its product Beyond Pricing it automatically analyzes …

BillGuard Launches Its Personal Finance App On Android And Adds Data Breach Alerts

Personal finance startup BillGuard has been working hard over the last several years to help its users to identify fraudulent charges on their credit and debit cards, and also to keep track of their spending on the web and on its iPhone app. Today it’s expanding its reach with the launch of an …

Three Apps To Help You Evaluate Your Mental Health

The month of May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Millions of Americans wake up to face each day living with a mental health condition—myself included. Two years ago I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I have good days and bad days, but for the most part I am managing my illness.<p>I have …

Y Combinator Startup CareMessage Takes Health Care To Low-Income Patients

Jaime Martinez, a healthcare worker at St. Anthony’s Free Medical Clinic in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, has a problem that’s common among health care providers for low-income groups. The patients in his diabetes program often don’t show up for appointments.<p>They also don’t always have a …

As Mobile Roars Ahead, It’s Time To Finally Admit The Web Is Dying

While discussions about tech bubbles have been heated, few commentators seem to be targeting their invective at the real underlying bubble: the World Wide Web itself is crumbling. Like any outmoded technology, the Web is rapidly losing users as it fails to adapt to disruption from mobile apps and …

Small Business Gets Serious: Digital Trends for Small Business in 2014

It's a new year and with it comes a cautious view of the year's economic growth, regulatory changes across a variety of industries and continued development in the reliance on the Internet for personal and professional connection and communication. It's an uncertain time for many businesses, but …

Stop Trying to Control People or Make Them Happy

Whether you’ve heard of them or not, two gurus from the early 20th century still dominate management thinking and practice — to our detriment. It has been more than 100 years since Frederick Taylor, an American engineer working in the steel business, published his seminal work on the principles of …

Tell Your Whole Story in an Interview

I start job interviews with the same question every time: “Tell me about your path leading up to today. Why is this role the right fit for you now?”<p>What happens next is predictable:<p>“My first job out of college was at an international aid organization…”<p>“I worked for a number of years in publishing …

Where Will You Be in Five Years?

Most people have been asked that perennial, and somewhat annoying, question: “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Of course it is asked most often in a job interview, but it may also come up in a conversation at a networking event or a cocktail party. Knowing and communicating your career …