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9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

The Psychology Of Online Customization

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Liraz Margalit serves as Customer Experience Psychologist for ClickTale. Her job involves incorporating theory and academic research into customer analysis, building a conceptual framework for insights into online consumer behavior.</i><p>E-commerce firms are discovering the value of online …

Adidas finally launches its shoe-customizing app in the US

It was about six months ago that Adidas introduced the Photo Print ZX Flux, a line of sneakers which can be easily customized by way of a mobile application. But while shoe lovers in Europe have had the chance to make their own ZX Flux since August, the same couldn't be said about people here in …

The Willy Wonka of Sriracha: Behind the Gates of David Tran's Factory

Huy Fong's chief talks about his successes, his challenges, and his imitators.<p>Even if you’re not a hot-sauce enthusiast, you may find yourself a little watery-eyed over the story of David Tran, the 68-year-old chief executive of Huy Fong Foods. The maker of America’s best-known Sriracha—a Southeast …

Why Selling A Startup For $20 Million Can Be Better Than Selling It For $200 Million

It sounds impressive when a founder sells a startup for tens of millions of dollars.<p>But it sounds <i>really</i> impressive when a company sells it for <i>hundreds of millions of dollars.</i><p>As a founder, which option is better? For many, a smaller exit should be the desired outcome.<p>The short reason: lower-valued …

Startups

Top New Women Leaders in Technology

What it’s like to fly the $23,000 Singapore Airlines Suites class

<i>Editors’ note: This piece was originally published on the author’s personal blog, and then republished by several sites, including Quartz, with the author’s permission. Subsequently, other bloggers accused him of copying pieces of text, photo captions, and a photo from their travel reports. We have</i> …

Singapore Airlines

Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just about every business preaches the benefits of building a culture of accountability.<p>“Leaders need to be accountable,” managers say. “Employees need to be accountable. We must do everything possible to ensure accountability at all …

Team Building

Coolest Becomes Biggest Kickstarter Project

On Friday Coolest closed the largest round of funding ever seen on Kickstarter, a donation/reward based crowd-funding site. In less than two months 62,242 came together to pledge over $13m to the project. The previous Kickstarter high-mark was set by Pebble, a digital watch. Pebble had nearly …

Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million At A Nearly $1 Billion Valuation

The Santa Monica, California, company, which sells natural and eco-friendly baby products, just raised $70 million and is valued at almost $1 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Series C round of funding comes from several VC investors including Wellington Management Company, …

This Traffic Generation Strategy Made $100,000 on Indiegogo

<i>Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.” This post originally appeared on Crowdfund Insider.</i><p>If there’s one big lesson about crowdfunding I’ve learnt in the past eight months, it is that pre-launch marketing can make or break your campaign. I’ve gone from knowing next to nothing about …