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Startup Bootstrapping: How To Build Your Dream Business On A Tight Budget

Roughly 543,000 new businesses start in the US each month. However, according to Fundable, less than 1% of these get funding from venture capital …

Small Business

Where SoftBank has invested its $98 billion Vision Fund

Our ongoing tally of the megafund’s investments.<p>It seems like each week brings new investments for SoftBank’s mammoth Vision Fund. We’re keeping track.<p>Led by <b>Recode 100</b> honoree Masayoshi Son, the Japanese company has changed the landscape of venture capital, making it both a hero (to startups) and a …

Venture Capital

Google's Flutter framework for building iOS and Android apps hits beta 1

After being announced last year, Google took to the stage at MWC 2018 to announce a beta release of Flutter, its free and open-source framework for building iOS and Android apps with a unified codebase.<p>The SDK lets devs code their apps in the Dart programming language, and packages them along with …

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

Programming Languages

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

Stripe’s Patrick Collison says no to an IPO any time soon

You can imagine that Stripe CEO Patrick Collison is asked a <i>lot</i> about whether his San Francisco-based payments company plans to go public any time soon. Last year, the seven-year-old company raised $150 million in a deal co-led by General Catalyst Partners and CapitalG that valued the startup at …

Startups

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

Cameras

This health and fitness startup is now a Harvard case study

GOQii, India's No. 1 health and fitness startup, is now a case study on the famed Harvard Business Publishing platform, a subsidiary of Harvard …

Saudi Arabia will save $7 billion a year from its unprecedented energy reforms

Jadwa Investment said direct savings from the kingdom's price hike on diesel are estimated at $2.75 billion (2.56 billion euros), and gasoline levies are expected to save an additional $2.5 billion.<p>The rest of the savings will come from price rises on natural gas, fuel oil and propane, it added.<p>The …

Saudi Arabia

Sandra Bland's family 'infuriated' at video of her arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of Sandra Bland, whose death in a Texas jail has drawn national attention, expressed anger Wednesday over a newly released video they say offers further proof that her arrest was unnecessary.<p>"I'm infuriated and everybody else should be infuriated," Bland's sister, Sharon Cooper, …

Texas Rangers

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

US tobacco giant Reynolds bans smoking in its offices

The manufacturer of Pall Mall and Camel cigarettes said starting from January 1, 2015 smoking cigarettes, cigars and pipes in conference rooms and elevators will be prohibited.<p>Designated smoking rooms will be opened by 2016 at the company's headquarters in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and at its …

Public Health

Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.<p>Researchers heading into space in the not-too-distant future could be travelling by elevator rather than rocket if Japanese construction giant Obayashi Corporation …

Space Travel

MH370: Sonar Reveals Secrets Of Sea Floor

The hunt for missing Malaysian plane MH370 has revealed unsuspected secrets about the Indian Ocean, including underwater volcanoes and trenches dating back up to 100 million years.<p>High-resolution sonar has found no clear signs of the plane’s wreckage, but instead discovered a wealth of unexpected …

GoPro plans to list on the Nasdaq stock exchange

<b>Wearable camera-maker GoPro has filed documents for a public share sale in the US. Money raised from the initial public offering (IPO) will go towards repaying debt and future acquisitions.</b><p>The filing did not reveal how many shares the company planned to sell, or their expected price.<p>GoPro indicated …

Stock Markets

10 Best-Dressed Men of the Week: 02.24.14

Style<p>Our weekly roundup of <i>GQ</i>-approved standout looks from every red carpet, paparazzo spotting, and big ticket event across the globe<p>By<p>Swipe to see the photos<p>Read MoreSee the Photos<p>Replay Gallery<p>Quincy Jones Has a Story About That<p>PreviousNext