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Is joining a tech startup like buying a lottery ticket?

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I don’t usually meddle in my kids’ career decisions, but I think my son is about to do something he’ll regret. He’s been working in IT at …

VMware's Famous Engineer Is Now A VC And He's Looking To Fund Two Kinds Of Startups

That engineer, Steve Herrod, joined General Catalyst. At the time, his departure was considered a big loss for his former company where he was CTO. At VMware, he helped win a bidding war and purchased a tiny startup named Nicira for a $1.26 billion.<p>Buying Nicira put VMware on a collision course …

Startups

77-year-old trader: How I made a lot of money

Paul Glandorf rattles off stock ticker symbols the way most people talk about popular TV shows and music.<p>At age 77, he is anything but a stereotypical Wall Street trader. He lives in Ohio and prefers casual "retiree clothing." (He put on a tie for this photo.) But his returns would make many top …

Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Personal Finance

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, …

Time Management

This Website Takes Amazon And Makes It 1,000 Times Better

Amazon is probably your go-to site when you've got a specific product in mind. It's easy to use, has great deals, and even throws in some pretty entertaining reviews now and then.<p>But you've got to admit that visually, Amazon is ... ugly. Like, super ugly. And if you're sick of digging through …

Game changer: VC Chris Dixon talks about Oculus and his occasional forays into gaming (interview)

Chris Dixon isn’t known as a game investor. But as both an angel investor and a partner at Netscape pioneer Marc Andreessen’s venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, he has made some very early and smart investments in game companies. That gives him a perspective on the disruption that is …

What Is The Most Catastrophic Error Made By An Intern At A Tech Company?

When I was 21, I almost lost several hundred million dollars by threatening to mutilate one of our customers.<p>In my senior year in college, I worked full time as an intern PM at NetApp. I spent most of that time at work being groomed and prepared to be a full PM, and given that my background was in …

Popular Myths about Copying and Sharing MP3s and CDs

There seems to be a great deal of confusion about what is, or is not, legal regarding music these days. People don’t seem to know where the line is …

Billionaires Dumping Stocks, Economist Knows Why

A handful of billionaires are quietly dumping their American stocks . . . and fast.<p>Warren Buffett, who has been a cheerleader for U.S. stocks for …

Procrastination

<b>The Misconception:</b> You procrastinate because you are lazy and can’t manage your time well.<p><b>The Truth:</b> Procrastination is fueled by weakness in the …

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