Entrepreneurship

How This Teacher Left The Classroom And Built A Million Dollar Education Business

Did you know that nearly one out of five public school teachers hold down a second job during the school year?<p>According to <i>EdWeek</i>, half of teachers with second jobs currently work in a role outside of education, and 5% of teachers take on a second teaching or tutoring job outside of their school …

Education

HBS Named Top School for Producing Entrepreneurs

05 Sep 2018<p>Topics:<p>Sarah Leary (MBA 1998)<p>Sarah Leary (MBA 1998)<p><i>Poets & Quants</i> recently reported on PitchBook’s annual ranking of MBA programs that …

MBA

Saskatchewan immigration program enjoying success two decades later

For 20 years the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has been helping people from around the world become Canadians.<p>“We’re really grateful …

Canadian News

What Makes Women Investors Different: And Why Does It Matter, Anyway?

Being human, and not immune to ego, I recently felt some kind of way upon realizing I hadn’t been invited to speak at a “women in impact” themed conference in my area. I’ve been in the impact investment world for 17 years and have spoken at just about every major conference in the sector. So why …

Entrepreneurship

HQ Trivia teases upcoming Wheel of Fortune-style mobile game

HQ Trivia is gearing up to debut a follow-up to its wildly popular live mobile game show.<p>Called HQ Words, the company announced this morning they’ll release the Wheel of Fortune-style game in October.<p>HQ Trivia, which airs twice per day and awards winners as much as $100,000 for successfully …

App Store

It's time for the Alibaba family to split up

Next September, as the e-commerce giant Alibaba marks its 20th birthday, its co-founder Jack Ma will hand over the reins as CEO of Asia’s most valuable company to a successor, Daniel Zhang.<p>Ma’s announcement that he will step down a year from now is surprising for two reasons.<p>First, it’s still early …

Alibaba Group

Take a look inside Johnson & Johnson's new startup incubator in NYC's SoHo neighborhood, that feels more like a rustic-chic coffee shop with jewel-toned couches

Johnson & Johnson's Manhattan outpost of its startup incubator, JLabs, is the new kid on the NYC-health-tech block.<p>First opened in June, JLabs host startups looking for a space to grow their businesses — whether that be developing drugs, coming up with new medical devices, or applying new …

Business

Got $500? Here Are the Smartest Ways to Invest It.

From starting your own online business to using robo-advisors, here are a flurry of ideas to put your money to good use.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose digs into his best top picks for investing $500.<p>The prospects to …

Finance

How to Launch a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

An old friend of mine called me earlier today to discuss his new business idea. I spent a couple of hours helping him flesh it out and create an action plan. However, like most would-be entrepreneurs, he had his priorities mixed up.<p>When most people want to launch their own business, they start by …

Startups

Amazon Bank Accounts? Why Commercial Banks Should Fear the Online Giant

Analysts have been predicting for years that Amazon would get into banking. In March, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that the online retail giant …

Retail

What Happened When I Started Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

When you think like an entrepreneur, you see everything around you differently.<p>This story appears in the October 2018 <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>A few months ago,</b> my wife and I were brainstorming ways to market our novel. We spent three years writing it together -- it’s called <i>Mr. Nice Guy</i>, and it …

Business

'Shark Tank' Judge on What Makes a Good Pitch

Rohan Oza, co-founder and managing partner of Cavu Venture Partners and judge on ABC's "Shark Tank", has a pair of simple rules for when …

Venture Capital

What It Takes To Succeed According To Arnold Schwarzenegger

When Arnold Schwarzenegger was a teenager, he started lifting weights in the Athletic Union in Graz, Austria.<p>On the wall next to where they lifted weights, each athlete listed exercises like “Dead Lift,” and “Bench Press.”Others included “Clean and Jerk” and “‘Shoulder Press”’among others.<p>The …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

How An Entrepreneur Is Making Divorce Less Agonizing

More than one in three marriages ends in divorce. It’s an $11 billion industry, according to IBISWorld. However, it’s an old-fashion industry. “There’s very little technology beyond Dropbox folders that is being used,” said Storey Jones, founder and CEO of dtour.life. “It’s an antiquated …

Inventions

Everybody Fails. Here's How to Make the Best of It.

It's a part of life, so learn from it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever failed in business, or in life, you’re in good company. I would dare say 100 percent of the readers here have failed at something. In fact, your only two options are to stay where you …

Business

Alexis Ohanian's Comments About His Marriage To Serena Williams Prove What "Partnership" Really Means

Alexis Ohanian is married to one of the most famous athletes in the world, but he doesn't mind sharing the spotlight. In a Twitter thread early on …

Alexis Ohanian

Coinbase hires Fannie Mae exec Brian Brooks as chief legal officer

Coinbase has made yet another addition to its c-suite. The cryptocurrency trading platform has hired Brian Brooks, the former executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Fannie Mae, as its chief legal officer.<p>The hiring is part of the company’s effort to expand its legal, …

Chief Accounting Officers

UM System launches competition for student entrepreneurs

Whenever David Nicklaus posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link.<p>Email notifications are only sent once a day, and …

St. Louis

Cash In With Social Media

Many people use social media to connect with friends and influential people, but using it to make money may not be at the forefront of people's …

Social Media

How Do You Make Your Weaknesses Your Strengths? Building High-Performance Teams

<b>A Wealth of Weaknesses</b><p>Imagine having your best people come up with a list of your strengths and weaknesses. Maybe a little threatening? Now imagine their list of your weaknesses is three times longer than their list of your strengths. Humbling! But it was just what I was hoping for.<p>In my early days …

Entrepreneurship

Older Entrepreneurship Booming In Brooklyn, Study Shows

Picture an entrepreneur. Now take away the man bun and add about 30 years. Now you've got it.<p>EAST NEW YORK, BROOKLYN -- You don't have to be a …

Bill de Blasio

4 Ways You Can Maximize Your Time

You maximize productivity by minimizing the nonsense that distracts you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever feel like there simply aren’t enough hours in the day? While you can't increase the hours in a day, there are plenty of easy ways to carve out more time …

Business Strategy

The new face of finance, The Entrepreneurs 362 - Radio

This week we’re taking an in-depth look at how a host of start-ups are bringing more people into the worlds of personal finance and investment. We …

Mortimer

Manhattan DA wants marijuana entrepreneurs to ‘be successful’

When it comes to the New York pot rush, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance is anything but a buzzkill.<p>The borough’s top lawman spoke to marijuana …

New York State

This Is The Way To Change Your Bad Habits

We all know the feeling of setting goals for ourselves only to watch our commitment fade as time passes.<p>Why is this? For one, change scares people more than death. To drive that point home, 90% of people who undergo coronary bypass surgery do not change their lifestyle , despite having just …

Entrepreneurship

Research: The Digitization of Banks Disproportionately Hurts Women Entrepreneurs

As banks rush to digitize their operations, many have found that closing their local branches can help maintain a high return on an otherwise pricy transformation. European banks, for example, closed over 9,000 branches in 2016, which represents a 4.6% reduction in a single year. According to our …

Women Entrepreneurs

'It's like TED Talks for veteran entrepreneurs': Bunker Labs PHL's Muster Summit

After veterans returned home from World War II, 49.7 percent of them began their civilian life by starting a business. But according to 2017 data, …

TED Talks

New Texas Works Award honors Lone Star entrepreneurs making consumer goods

Image 1 of / 1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Two Austin residents have created a new award for Texas entrepreneurs making consumer goods and there's still time to …

San Francisco Bay Area

Is this cookie dough heaven? Louisiana's first cookie dough cafe coming to Lakeview

Here’s what cookie dough dreams are made of: A shop dedicated entirely to cookie dough will launch its first Louisiana location in New Orleans. …

New Orleans

How To Develop Your Competitive Advantage

How do you define and convey your competitive advantages to potential investors as a startup?<p>As described in my book, <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, knowing your competitive advantages as a founding team and venture is key to securing funding as a startup. Some entrepreneurs have a very clear …

Investing