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The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your …

Self-improvement

Applications are driving investment in deep learning startups

Deep learning, the popular approach to machine learning currently driving new capabilities in fields such as computer vision, is beginning to attract …

Where To Find Great Designers

Irene Au, a partner at Khosla Ventures and former design lead at Google, offers 10 tips for finding the best design talent.<p>Where do you find designers to hire?<p>I’ve hired some terrific people from Walmart.com and Bank of America.<p>Twenty-five years ago, you might’ve mined the halls of the Rhode Island …

Founders Share Their Scariest Startup Stories

Fear is that unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that something is likely to cause pain. In the life of an entrepreneur, that something is …

Entrepreneurship

The Ultimate Guide To Bootstrapping Hardware Startups

<b>Involve others whenever possible</b><p>Find mentors and advisors. Tap people who you trust. Whenever you can, talk to people who have done this before.<p>Validate assumptions. Talk to at least 20 strangers about your product. Gauge their enthusiasm, listen carefully to their questions and don’t assume you …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

12 games that teach kids to code — and are even fun, too

Coding is a big deal right now. Worldwide, 36 million kids have taken part in “Hour of code” activities, helping them become active, rather than passive users of technology and starting learning that might one day help secure a job in our increasingly tech-driven world.<p>Even if your kids don’t go on …

From Bangalore to Beijing, here's what makes the perfect global startup

What qualities make for the perfect quarterback? Leadership, arm strength, field sense, toughness. The perfect striker? Quickness, intensity, creativity. But what about the perfect startup, the type that catapults from napkin sketch to international sensation?<p>A great part of my job is discovering …

Big data analytics: What it is and why it matters

History and evolution of big data analytics<p>The concept of big data has been around for years; most organizations now understand that if they capture …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …