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How to increase your revenue in 6 years by 100 times what it is today

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Zach Cutler, Entrepreneur<p>In 2009, I …

Russia flirts with Saudi Arabia as OPEC pain deepens

Kremlin energy tsar says OPEC may have to ditch its low-price policy within months. But Russia needs to cut output quietly too<p>The OPEC oil cartel cannot withstand the pain of low crude prices indefinitely and may be forced to abandon its pugnacious bid for market share within months, Russia's chief …

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IFA 2015: The best gadgets from Europe's biggest tech show - Telegraph

Black and White and Gold in the Bathroom

(Image credit: Desire to Inspire)<p>Black and white and gold is a striking color combination, and nowhere is that more true than in the bathroom. Gold …

6 Google Apps Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using

Efficiency is your best friend if you are trying to squeeze as much productivity as you can out of a 24 hour day. When you are building a lean …

Home brew: Tom Dixon launches copper coffee set collection

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The Invention Of Alphabet Is The Ultimate Larry Page Move

Once you get your head around it, Google’s mind-bender of an announcement makes perfect sense.<p>When a coworker shared the news that Google was creating a new holding company called Alphabet and splitting off all its non-core activities from the Google brand, I reacted in the only rational way: I …

'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

An 'Uber for private jets' startup just raised $20 million from Jay Z and the Saudi Royal Family

Traditionally, booking private travel has been a confusing process, with lots of forms and back-and-forth with brokers.<p>Sergey Petrossov wanted to simplify that process, so he built JetSmarter, an app that makes it easy for anyone to book a flight on a private jet in a matter of seconds.<p>"I started …

An Inside Look At The Theranos Direct-To-Consumer Experience

Late last year I thought I’d try the Theranos lab test at a local Walgreens, but I was a little too early for their direct-to-consumer (DTC) process. Theranos could have taken my order for a select number of tests (under Arizona law at that time), but they elected to wait for two major …

Health Care

Iran is a once in a lifetime opportunity for brave investors

Emerging market funds and international investors are gearing up to enter Iran once sanctions are pulled down writes Andrew Critchlow<p>Hotels in central Tehran have been booked out over the past few months by a steady influx of international business executives visiting Iran’s capital, despite …

The woman who barely sleeps

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

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Meet the two 'Uber for trash' startups that are trying to make waste less wasteful

Many of the companies in this space are fundamentally similar — they connect two entities together, usually buyers and sellers, in the most efficient way possible.<p>So it should come as no surprise that there are currently two startups being called "the Uber for trash," and both are focusing on …

Articles about 7 groundbreaking landscape designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>WantedDesign presents a showcase of contemporary Croatian design.<p>Andrea Cochran, a 2014 National Design Award winner, applies a site-specific approach to tease out the ephemeral and …

Take a rare look at the mansions behind the Hamptons' famously high hedges

Tucked at the end of snaking driveways, with huge shrubs blocking any chance of a roadside view, some of the East End's most breathtaking homes are rarely seen — at least, until now.<p>Aerial photographer Jeff Cully of EEFAS captures the area's most exclusive enclaves, and the mansions hidden within.

24M: A Breakthrough In Lithium-Ion Battery Technology?

This morning, Cambridge, Mass.-based battery company 24M emerged from stealth mode after four-and-a-half years of improving its technology and lining up investors and strategic partners.<p>24M brings two new things to the table with its semisolid lithium ion battery: the technology itself, which is …

Clean Energy

Top 10 Websites: Resources for Graphic Designers

<i>We have it: The best resources for graphic designers who want to master typography! With the Mastering Type bundle, you’ll learn everything from the</i> …

Graphic Design

Inside the awesome world of designing superyachts for billionaires

Having some nice bedrooms, a dining room, and a party platform is no longer just enough for the mega-rich - they want waterfalls, infinity pools, several dining areas, and enough room to hold a billionaires' party of the century.<p>So, Business Insider spoke to Sara Gioanola, a manager at Heesen …

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Articles about seattle home carefully blocks out neighbors while celebrating natural on Dwell.com - Dwell

Melding corrugated metal with Douglas Fir wood, a sustainable home in Seattle brings nature inside while preserving a couple’s...<p>Canadian architect Omar Gandhi and his team at Omar Gandhi Architect are always looking to build meaningful projects that will...<p>Every day, we select our favorite home by …

How demanding is an associate position at a venture capital firm?

<i>Answer by Crystal Huang on Quora.</i><p>This has been thoughtfully answered by the other posters, but I’ll throw in my two cents because I get asked about …

The World's Best Entrepreneur Visas

Entrepreneur visas are all the rage. Born out of economic crises and restrictions on the mobility of labour, they nevertheless offer the best opportunity for countries to attract the next generation of wealth creators. I caught up with Josephine Goube, director of partnerships at Migreat.com and …

Articles about shelter island retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

From this space-age looking pod on the coast of Scotland, to a high-end resort on the beach in the Bahamas, these romantic...<p>In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.<p>Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of …

A film producer is building one of the largest mansions in US history — and he wants to sell it for $500 million

The film producer and residential developer is building one of the largest homes in US history on a hilltop in Southern California.<p>Set to be priced at $500 million, it will be the most expensive home on the international real estate market.<p>The kingdom won't be completed for another 20 months, so …

Real Estate

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 15 major US cities

Several cities — Portland, Sacramento, Miami, and Denver — appear on the list of highest-priced metro areas for the first time.<p>The site looked at median home prices from the National Association of Realtors, along with interest rates for common 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages and property taxes, and …

Flight-Hacking Startups Want You to Fly for Cheap

Want to fly from Milan to New York via Paris for $177? Who wouldn’t? But how often do you find a deal like that — or manage to book it in time? Some …

Startups

The Rule of 50: How to quantify organizational success

There is a business principle that many growth companies in the tech sector are using to create higher company valuations and strengthen company performance. The concept is known as the Rule of 50.<p>Stated simply, the Rule of 50 is governed by the principle that if the percentage of annual revenue …

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An adventurous indoor-outdoor home by the Boston practice Höweler + Yoon Architecture acts as a beacon for three generations of a...<p>For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...<p>Nestled among trees and apple …

Colombia Plans To Fight Cocaine With Hungry Caterpillars

Chomping their way through coca leaves<p>On Saturday, Colombia’s president announced that the country would stop airdropping carcinogenic herbicides to kill coca plants, the raw material for cocaine. Luckily, the head of Bogota’s Quindio Botanical Garden has a new plan: unleash a slew of coca …