Stuart Fraser Levacque

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How I Escaped Domestic Violence, Built a Seven-Figure Empire, and Found Love Along the Way

Inside Jess Lenouvel's plans to empower women, upgrade their marketing, serve their dream clients and get their lives back.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Jess Lenouvel entered the real estate industry in 2005, she had no idea that in just over a decade, she’d find …

Real Estate

Monero's Lead Maintainer Is Helping Launch a Crypto Trading Protocol

Loyalty points, concert tickets and in-game items will soon appear on a new protocol built on the monero network.<p>Called Tari, this new digital assets …

Kevin O'Leary: Here's the age when you should have your debt paid off

For many people just beginning their careers, retirement seems too far away to start planning.<p>But in order to retire in your 60s, you need to get …

How I Daydreamed My Way To A $200M Business

New Year’s Eve, 1997. I was a 27-year-old college dropout with a million dollar business — and I was depressed. I’d been building my junk hauling business for nearly a decade when we hit a plateau with no end in sight. The future was murky. I needed to get away. So I fled to my parents’ cottage on …

Corporate Culture

Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network

Indian IT giant Infosys is exploring the potential of blockchain technology to bring new efficiencies in trade finance.<p>Infosys Finacle, a subsidiary …

NY Grants Fifth-Ever BitLicense to Genesis Global Trading

Genesis Global Trading has obtained a BitLicense from the state Department of Financial Services (DFS), making it only the fifth firm in three years …

A Scholarship Platform That Helps Both Students And Brands

Struggling to make ends meet after his father was diagnosed with ALS, Greg Dehn’s family couldn’t afford to pay for his college tuition. So he applied to over 100 scholarship programs, eventually landing eight different ones that allowed him to attend and graduate from Colorado College in 1998. He …

Plowing Ahead: Bermuda Continues Crypto-Friendly Push With Digital ID Partnership

Bermuda’s transition from crypto-nobody to jurisdiction du jour in the space continued to plow ahead Tuesday with the inking of a deal with Shyft, the Toronto-based digital identity provider.<p>Announced at Consensus 2018, the partnership builds upon the array of new blockchain and initial coin …

How To Launch A Profitable Side Hustle While You're Still In College

College is without a doubt one of the busiest times of anyone’s life. Between classes, extracurricular activities and other social events, it can feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish everything you want—let alone start a side hustle.<p>Yet many people do exactly that. In fact, …

Goldman Sachs banker waves goodbye to Wall Street’s security in search of crypto riches

Two days after Chris Matta earned a prized promotion at storied investment bank Goldman Sachs, he shocked his bosses. He decided to walk away from it …

German national joins the Kurdish cause against 'IS'

The Kurdish militia YPG is America’s main partner in the fight against IS. Foreign fighters have joined its ranks, including German nationals. DW …

This Young Founder Built a Multimillion Dollar Business by Rejecting the Silicon Valley Ethos and Being True to Herself

Laura Behrens Wu came to the U.S. as an outsider, and admits she's still trying to find her way.<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Open Every Door</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your path,</i> …

Silicon Valley

His Parents Loaned Him $30,000 to Start a Company. Now It's Valued at $1.7 Billion.

The founder and CEO of Squarespace on launching a dream and the importance of giving back.<p>In 2003, Anthony Casalena’s parents gave him a $30,000 loan to help get his business idea up and running. Fast-forward to 2018 and it would appear that Casalena is more than able to pay that loan back. The …

Squarespace

If You Want to Be Successful in Tomorrow's Shifting Job Landscape, You Need This One Quality

Surviving -- and thriving -- is all about mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Excerpted from</i> Born to Build: How to Build a Thriving Startup, A Winning Team, New Customers and Get Your Best Life Imaginable <i>by Jim Clifton and Sangeeta Badal. Copyright 2018 Gallup, Inc.</i> …

Goldman Sachs to Open a Bitcoin Trading Operation

SAN FRANCISCO — Most big banks have tried to stay far away from the scandal-tainted virtual currency Bitcoin.<p>But Goldman Sachs, perhaps the most storied name in finance, is bucking the risks and moving ahead with plans to set up what appears to be the first Bitcoin trading operation at a Wall …

Cryptocurrency

This founder went from scooping ice cream to running a $250 million startup that caters lunch for Salesforce, BuzzFeed, and Fandango — here's how he did it

ZeroCater, a startup based in San Francisco, makes lunch magically appear at startups and corporate campuses from Los Angeles to New York. It takes care of the logistics of office catering by being the middleman between customers and its network of over 500 restaurants.<p>Before founder Arram Sabeti …

Startups

How Digital Advertising Is Incorporating Blockchain Technology

As media agencies look for additional ways to streamline their services, better protect their assets and enhance their consumers' experience, they …

AdTech

Ethereum falls on report that the second-biggest cryptocurrency is under regulatory scrutiny

Ethereum prices took a hit Tuesday after a report that regulators are exploring whether it and other cryptocurrencies should be treated like …

Binance, Bermuda Ink $15 Million Crypto Investment Agreement

Binance plans to set up its new global compliance center in Bermuda over the next few months, Premier David Burt has announced.<p>Speaking at a joint …

7 New Cryptocurrency Startups You Should Know

The finance and technology industry is increasing the hype about cryptocurrencies.<p>One of the things that makes this topic interesting is the concept …

How Artificial Intelligence is Taking Over the Economy

From self-driving cars to robot-powered factories, artificial intelligence is taking over significant pieces of the global economy. But while this is …

Digital Currency Group Adds Zcash Offshoot ZenCash to Crypto Investment List

Digital Currency Group has added ZenCash, a little-known, privacy-focused coin, to its "conviction list" of cryptocurrencies. The other coins on the …

Fitch Ratings: Blockchain Is a Potential 'Game-Changer' for Insurers

One of the "Big Three" credit rating agencies thinks blockchain is a "game-changing technology."<p>Fitch Ratings touted the potential uses for …

Dentacoin Is Providing A Great Model For Blockchain-Based Health Care Startups

According to the American Dental Association, the average American pays $544 in out-of-pocket expenses annually for dental care. It turns out that the vast majority of dental expenses (90%) can be avoided with tri-annual checkups, regular cleanings and improved diet. However, 80% of the world’s …

Free New Tool for Building Blockchain Skills

Blockchain CTF helps pros build skills with simulations.

Hate Your Job? Here's How to Bounce Back and Find Your Passion.

Neil Patel candidly breaks down what it takes to find a dream job in hard times.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Discovering your ultimate passion in life can take more than one test run. At times, that search for a life passion can be a costly one -- especially when you …

Entrepreneurship

Bitcoin Whale Sightings Are Leaving Cryptocurrency Traders Jumpy

Occasional sighting of Bitcoin whales are leaving advocates of the biggest cryptocurrency anxious after what’s already been a choppy week of …

Telegram's CEO Is Using Bitcoin to Bypass Russia's App Ban

Telegram founder Pavel Durov said Tuesday that he has been paying network administrators in bitcoin to bypass a government ban on his popular …

Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse and Michael Arrington to talk cryptocurrency at Disrupt SF

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Arrington XRP Capital founder (and TechCrunch founder) Michael Arrington will be joining us at TechCrunch Disrupt SF in September to talk money.<p>Garlinghouse has had a long and storied career in the tech industry, serving as a senior vice president at Yahoo!, …

Q&A: Teen Marketer Connor Blakley Schools Brands on Gen Z Authenticity

Connor Blakley is 18 and already knows more about marketing than most marketers twice his age.<p>He started his first company when he was 14, helping …

Public Relations