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‘Dreaming big doesn’t matter if you are not going to achieve it’ Chirag Dodiya of Plorez

This Entrepreneurial Story is about Chirag Dodiya who Founded ‘Plorez’ located in Mumbai, India.<p><b>About –</b> This is Chirag from Mumbai, India. 18 years …

One Crazy Idea

How do you encourage a sense of play and risk-taking in your organization? The founder of Atari suggests you take one annual gamble.<p>Nolan Bushnell, legendary founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, recently came out with his first book, <i>Finding the Next Steve Jobs: How to Find, Hire, Keep, and Nurture</i> …

Study: Kickstarter Beats Indiegogo for Successful Funding

A recent study by two freelancers compared the two sites.<p>In the crowdfunding world, it appears Kickstarter is king-- at least according to a recent study. Two freelancers compiled crowdfunding data from the two sites and found that Kickstarter had nearly six times as much funding as Indiegogo.<p>The …

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How True Innovations Really Take Off

Sometimes cool technology doesn't take off until another company comes up with an innovative twist on it.<p>You know that driverless car Google has been working on? That curious diversion of money and time that at least got some press attention for the search giant? It's just become a real …

5 Steps to Managing Someone You Dislike

How to walk the line between creative difference and destructive annoyance with an employee that irks you.<p>First off, why should you bother?<p>It’s your company. Why not just hire people you like or, should one unpleasant person slip through the net, simply fire them? If someone is truly obnoxious -- a …

Digital Indians: Five pioneers of technological innovation

<b>What does a wealthy entrepreneur who's creating the digital ID of a billion people have in common with someone making videos in farms?</b><p>And what does a young woman who created key features at the world's top social-networking company have in common with a man who's helping three million people find …

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Hiring an online personal assistant: A potential time-saver becomes a huge time-waster.

OK, sure, in retrospect, it doesn’t sound like one of my better ideas. Hiring a personal assistant based in India—a stranger in a Mumbai call center …

5 Money Moves Every Entrepreneur Should Make

When your day job--starting up a business--involves a lot of risk and uncertainty, your own finances should be a lot less unpredictable.<p>A lot of entrepreneurs won't admit it, but here's the cold, hard truth: Just because you manage the finances of your own business doesn't mean you're savvy at …

Don't ask me about money! I'm a startup founder.

There’s a basic question every startup founder should be prepared to answer on a daily basis. It doesn’t matter whether you’respeaking with a fellow …

Hate Risk? You Could Be The Perfect Entrepreneur

I have never seen studies on this–and if you are aware of any please send me a note–but just about every entrepreneur I know is very conservative with their personal investments.<p>If you think about it for a second, that isn’t surprising. After all, starting something new is in large part beyond your …

How To Avoid Ruining The Startup You Just Bought, From A Google-YouTube Engineer

Billy Biggs is an engineer’s engineer, someone who writes video, music, and Internet telephony software for fun when he’s not on his day job as principal architect for YouTube’s computer systems and software. His day job is pretty cool, too: He’s credited with helping Google‘s video site YouTube …

What to Write About on your Startup's Blog

<i>Kostas Papageorgiou is Paymill’s resident blogger and a professional blogger and content creator who helps startups grow their online presence through content marketing. This post was originally published on Paymill’s blog.</i><p>Whether you’re bootstrapping or have just secured a round of funding – …

Secrets Successful Entrepreneurs Know That Struggling Entrepreneurs Don’t

In my 22 + years as an entrepreneur and working with successful entrepreneurs and successful business professionals, universally I’ve discovered that …

Entrepreneurship

13 creative ways to celebrate your startup's wins #celebr8ordie

Labor Day is meant to celebrate work, and I suspect many entrepreneurs will do so by…working. But to keep up with the long marathon of startup life, …

Everything You'd Ever Want to Know About 31,216 Startups (Interactive Graphic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The startup landscape changes daily. So keeping up with the companies, founders and venture capitalists that have arrived on the scene over the last couple of decades may seem daunting.<p>The interactive graphic below, created by the …

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