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The fabulous life of Airbnb's Brian Chesky, one of the youngest and richest tech founders in America

The 35-year-old CEO majored in industrial design in college and dabbled in hockey and bodybuilding in his 20s. But now, he's grown an idea that stemmed from overbooked hotels into a multibillion-dollar startup — and has become one of Silicon Valley's key players in the process.<p>Here's how the …

20 Indian startups poised to expand in global markets

Photo credit: Pixabay.London & Partners, an agency of the city administration supported by tax firm BDO and banks Santander and Newland Chase, have …

This ex-Googler got backing from Peter Thiel and Max Levchin to build a LinkedIn killer

Pete Johnston's plan to build "the world's most badass recruitment engine" could put a dent in Microsoft's plans to wring money from LinkedIn's 500 …

Startups

The Hottest New Way of Investing in Silicon Valley Comes With a Big Catch

It’s too late to invest in Airbnb Inc. but a company that bills itself as the Airbnb of cloud computer storage is raising cash -- and anyone with an …

If You're Really Committed To Personal Development, You'll Take This Uncomfortable Step

Seeking out opportunities to step outside your comfort zone and start something new is the best way to ensure you're learning and growing.<p>Think back on the times in your life when you've grown -- either personally or professionally -- the most. Often, the catalyst for that growth had to do with …

Self-improvement

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Panera Bread and Krispy Kreme Operate Under the same Vehicle<p>On April 5, 2017 it was announced that Jab Holding Co. has acquired Panera Bread, one of …

How to Calculate Gross Profit

4 min read<p>One of the most important financial concepts you will need to learn in running your new business is the computation of gross profit. And the tool that you use to maintain gross profit is markup.<p>The gross profit on a product is computed as:<p><b>Sales - Cost of Goods Sold = Gross Profit</b><p>To …

Profit

5 strategies to manage unexpected business growth

Rapid expansion should be the goal for any company, right? What entrepreneur doesn’t look at the exponential success of companies like Facebook and feel pangs of jealousy? What could possibly be bad about something so fortuitous as growth?<p>And yet, in truth growth can be as much friend as …

This Startup Is Using Data Analytics And Technology To Solve Social Challenges In India

Data is an asset. The impact of data abundance extends well beyond business, it improves the quality of life of people. Outline India, a research and data startup, is doing just that in a country battling hunger and poverty, getting all children in school and reducing child labor. 
The startup …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, …

Business Strategy

The 4 Ways to Discover Your Purpose in Life

How absolute confidence comes from knowing what you want in life.<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David explains the four ways to discover your purpose in life and the three types of people he meets while …

Business Strategy

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of The Oracles—have …

Entrepreneurship

17 Passive Income Ideas for Automating Your Cash Flow

Putting your effort in upfront and collecting the returns forever after is the foundation of financial freedom.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passive income has long been the …

Small Business

8 Steps to Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business<p>8 Steps to Making Money with Your Office Support Skills<p>Updated March 31, 2018<p>The virtual assistant business …

Lystable raises $10 million more to speed up adoption of its freelance collaboration app

Lystable announced on Thursday that it has raised an additional $10 million in capital to expand access of its freelance collaboration app across the United States. The latest infusion of cash is part of the company’s existing Series A, which was announced in June 2016.<p>Investors putting money into …