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This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business | Inc.com

What does it take to create a multi-million dollar empire, is it luck, is it finding the right market? Lawrence Ng built a $200 million business empire before he turned the age of 30. When Ng was 21 years old, he decided to take his knowledge of digital marketing and strike out on his own, sinking …

Entrepreneurship

Mark Zuckerberg Reveals the 5 Strategies That Helped Facebook Grow at an Insane Rate

These moves bring 'move fast and break things' to life.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> <i>Masters of Scale</i><i>,</i> <i>LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman</i> <i>explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at</i><i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>, entrepreneurs are responding with their own ideas and</i> …

Social Media

10 BEST OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN 2017

When we talk about open source software, we are talking about software program which has been created with the idea of being shared. Open source …

Microsoft Office

How to tell when a SaaS startup is ready for IPO

If you’re a founder, early employee, or investor of a growing SaaS startup, chances are that the word “Exit” has crossed your mind. Generally, you have two options: get acquired or go public. While the former has long been a viable option, the public market for SaaS businesses is relatively new. …

Gladly, incubated at Greylock, nabs $36 million in Series C funding

There’s no shortage of customer service startups trying to meet the changing expectations of consumers, who want to Tweet, phone, text and use Facebook Messenger, among other newer ways to get their points across. In fact, according to the investment platform AngelList, there are now 960 companies …

Startups

Slack, an Upstart in Messaging, Now Faces Giant Tech Rivals

SAN FRANCISCO — Slack is the classic Silicon Valley accidental success. Born three years ago, with roots in a failed video game, the messaging software is now used by five million people.<p>The company behind it, Slack Technologies, found success by combining something that Silicon Valley fetishizes — …

Chatbots

8 key digital design trends for 2017 — Infographic

<b>Wondering which digital design trends to watch in 2017? Wonder no more! Check out this awesome infographic of UI trends to know right now</b><p>UI design is …

Here’s How I Launched My Startup Without Investors

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

Startups

A guide to start-up metrics

<b>Mumbai/Bengaluru:</b> In the go-go years of 2014-15, it was gross merchandise value (GMV); now, it’s unit economics. Entrepreneurs and investors have …

Startups

3 Bone-Crushing Internet Marketing Mistakes 99 Percent Of Companies Make

Companies that invest in Internet marketing generally fall into two camps: those frustrated because their investment isn’t paying off, and those frustrated because they can’t tell.<p>Companies address the frustration in a number of ways—changing agencies, changing strategies, tweaking this and …

Marketing

How We Bootstrapped A SaaS Company To 4 Million Users — And Why Google Owes Us €400,000

Michael Hollauf Contributor<p>Michael Hollauf is co-founder of MeisterLabs and MeisterTask, a task management tool for creative projects.<p>Till Vollmer Contributor<p>Till Vollmer is a co-founder of MeisterLabs and MeisterTask, a task management tool for creative projects.<p>At 7 PM on February 7, 2007, …

Startups

These 16 startups are worth $22 billion: Here are the deals that made them so valuable

That would make Slack the second most valuable enterprise startup in the world, according to valuation expert PitchBook. (By "enterprise startup" we mean a company that primarily sells tech to businesses as opposed to consumers.)<p>We asked PitchBook to send us a full list of the most valuable …

Venture Capital