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A 32-year-old CEO who sold her startup for more than $250 million reveals her one piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

And her advice to other young entrepreneurs is simple: "Get mentors."<p>Von Tobel, who remains CEO of LearnVest, the financial-planning company she sold last year for more than $250 million, told Business Insider how she found her own mentors — and how she knew they were keepers.<p>"How I started that …

Startup Stories: 'The Buck Truly Does Stop On My Desk...Or iPhone'

Just over six weeks ago, Ron Sasine started his own consultancy after working for some of the world’s largest companies from MeadWestvaco (Now WestRock) to, more recently, Wal-Mart where he led the private brands packaging group. His new business, Arkansas-based Hudson Windsor, works with packaging …

The Business Of Rejection: How To Bounce Back After An Emotional Beating

I recently had a horrible encounter with a disengaged investor. Apparently, communication lines crossed, and this partner didn’t know his team invested in my company. He stormed into my office—a co-working space at the time—and rudely declared that <i>his</i> company would never have invested in someone …

Forbes' Best Small Business And Entrepreneurial Reads Of The Week

<b>That Buzzing Sound? Presidential Candidates Swarming Small Businesses</b><br>Apparently, there weren’t enough businesses in New Hampshire to support all of the presidential candidates campaigning in the state. Globe Manufacturing Company makes, right here in America, coats and boots for firefighters and …

How To Make $14 Million In A Morning; Dig Up A 2.85 Ounce Rock

Psst! Wanna make a quick $14 million? Dig up a rock weighing 2.85 ounces. Sell it.<p>Sounds easy, doesn’t it, and in the case of Lucapa Diamond Company is is that easy because that’s the value of a 404 carat (2.85 ounce) near-perfect diamond dug up at its Lulo project in Angola.<p>The gem, which ranks as …

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India in 2016: Entrepreneurs Solving Big Problems

This is an influencer post by Vivek Wadhwa, Fellow, Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University<p>In 2015, India …