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Crowdfunding For Small Businesses Gets Kick-Start

Starting today, small companies can raise up to $1 million from ordinary investors through what are called "crowdfunding portals." These portals are different from sites like Kickstarter. As one of the portal sites SeedInvest explains on its website:<p><i>"Kickstarter promises rewards for successful</i> …

Small Business

Social Concierge Startup Sosh Expands Into Its Third Market, Seattle

Residents of San Francisco and New York City have been lucky enough over the last year or so to have access to Sosh, a social concierge that helps users find fun and interesting things to do based on their location and interests. Well, those who live in the Emerald City can now also use the …

14 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are known to be the masters of efficiency, right? The secret? We don't do it alone. Besides having an amazing team to support our endeavor, we also utilize cutting edge apps to keep us on our A-game. (When you're heads down …

Apps

Shelby for iPhone is a feed of all the videos friends are posting

When your friends are sharing the latest Lady Gaga music videos, Harlem Shake remixes, and <i>Onion</i> news clips to 10 different social networks, it can be hard to keep track of the best stuff. Shelby, a new app for iPhone launching today, hopes to help you cut through the noise by creating one feed …

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

Must-Attend Conferences For Entrepreneurs, Part II

As hectic as your life is as a business leader, it’s important to take a step back and plan your conference trips for the remainder of the year. We often get caught up in running our businesses, but a good conference gives us a chance to escape and think strategically about the direction our …

Startup Tools: Visual Website Optimizer is Like a Second Pair of Eyes - Top Incubators Accelerators San Francisco Silicon Valley China Bay Area

This month, as part of our Startup Tools series, we’re covering Visual Website Optimizer.<p>Visual Website Optimizer makes it easy to A/B test your …

The Best Windows 8 Apps You Can Run on Your Desktop

Even if you bypass Windows 8's "modern" UI entirely using a tool like Start8 or Classic Shell, there are some great apps available for it. Thanks to …

App Developers Alliance rolls out martial arts classes for fighting patent trolls

It has been almost two years since the app-developers world had heard anything from Lodsys, a patent troll that in 2011 sued iOS and Android …

Slow Apps Lose Money: Compuware Helps App Rookies Speed Up For Free

For many retailers e-commerce has become the norm—one of the last hold-outs, H&M, recently announced it would launch a much-belated U.S. e-commerce site in summer 2013—and smartphone apps are not far behind in the playbook. Now through free app monitoring software, one player in the space wants to …