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Mark Cuban: the Truth Behind Why Companies Die

Mark Cuban, serial entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, reveals the true reason most businesses fail.

Women in Business: Q&A with Victoria Livschitz, founder of Qubell

Victoria Livschitz is a serial entrepreneur, a founder of Grid Dynamics and more recently, a technology start-up Qubell, that has a big audacious goal of making large companies more innovative and agile. Prior to Grid Dynamics, Ms. Livschitz...Show More Summary

ABB Celebrates 125th Anniversary in Finland

ABB is celebrating today its 125th anniversary in Finland. Founded in 1889 in Helsinki by entrepreneur

Start-Ups Accrue Funding in Case of Leaner Times

Some entrepreneurs say worries about a possible downturn are partly why they are stocking up on financing, essentially taking out insurance on the risk of harder days ahead.

Can you still doubt plight of black men with police irrespective of socio-economic circumstances?

I am a father, a son, a husband, a brother, an engineer, a software developer, a host of several radio shows, an author, a blogger, a vlogger, a political activist, a business owner, an entrepreneur, a musician, and a black man. That last adjective to a large percentage of the police makes me a suspect. Show More Summary

Will A Business Incubator Help Hatch Your Startup?

One of the reasons that now is the time to be an entrepreneur is the explosion of startup assistance organizations, usually called incubators or accelerators. According to the National Business Incubator Association (NBIA), there are...Show More Summary

The Internet Turned Porn Star Jelena Jensen into an Entrepreneur

Photos courtesy of The 21st century is a grim time to fuck on camera for money. Tube sites and piracy have diminished the demand for adult performers’ work, and thanks to webcams, anyone with a WiFi connection can become a porn performer. Show More Summary

Online teaching’s the new blogging: How to turn your followers into course buyers

A.J. O’Connell is an author, teacher and journalist with 10 years of experience covering education and culture for local newspapers. This article is excerpted from “The Blogging Entrepreneurs Using Online Classes To Engage Audiences” on the SkilledUp blog. Show More Summary

Tech Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide

In today’s business world, tech startups and incubators seems to be “The Hot Black.” I just came home from celebrating a Chicago incubator’s launch as I write this. But as Small Business Trends reported earlier this year, reports suggests...Show More Summary

A Home-Grown Campaign in Bhutan Is Giving Refurbished Shoes to Thousands Who Need Them

Bhutanese entrepreneur Dawa Drakpa cleans and recycles old footwear and distributes them to those who can't afford a decent pair. Nearly 1 percent of the country's population have received shoes.

Our Latest Events Listing for You to Check Out

Welcome to our latest curated list of events, contests and awards for small businesses, solo entrepreneurs and growing companies. To see a full list or to submit your own event, contest or award listing, visit the Small Business Events Calendar. Show More Summary

Former Teacher And Current Entrepreneur Walter Duncan Offers Advice On Getting Things Done

In honor of back to school we’re talking to creatives, VCs, and, in this case, entrepreneurs about what it takes to succeed. Walter Duncan is a really nice guy and dedicated “teacherpreneur” who has created a test-taking app. His start-up has taken in hundreds of thousands in funding and the accolades from teachers are never-ending. We asked him what it took to be a… Read More

Can a Smartphone App Fix America’s Gun-Control Problem?

Photo courtesy of Mark Barron Unlike most entrepreneurs who make millions of dollars inventing pointless apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur named Mark Barron wants to use smartphones to solve one of...Show More Summary

Sharing Everything: Is Owning Overrated? The Rental Economy Rises

Entrepreneurs say the new way of consuming is part of a growing, post-recession movement to value experiences over possessions.

This Woman Who Sold Her First Startup For $1.4 Billion Has Simple Advice For Future Female Entrepreneurs

Some of the largest companies in Silicon Valley, such as Google, Yahoo, Facebook, and Apple, released diversity statistics recently, revealing that only about 30% of their workforce are female. Gender inequality is a problem that’s been discussed for years in the tech space. Show More Summary

Women in Business: Q&A with Jaclyn Shanfeld, Founder of Shop-Hers

Entrepreneur Jaclyn Shanfeld has been immersed in the fashion and entertainment industries since launching her career a decade ago. Her expertise in all things style and luxury has helped pave the way for her latest business venture,...Show More Summary

Turning passion on its head

Instead of, "do what you love," perhaps the more effective mantra for the entrepreneur, the linchpin and maker of change might be, "love what you do." If we can fall in love with serving people, creating value, solving problems, building...        

Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. Shrem, the former vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, will plead guilty next Thursday in New York federal court to unlicensed money transmission, Marc Agnifilo, his lawyer told Reuters in an email. Show More Summary

Is Uber good for urban communities?

Last night, in the basement bar of a Harlem soul food restaurant, New York tech and social entrepreneurs gathered to air things out over two of the most talked-about issues in tech: Diversity and Uber. Over the past few months, as more...Show More Summary

Schiller is peddling a bike designed for pedaling on the water

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Last year, US entrepreneur Judah Schiller crossed San Francisco Bay on a bike – and no, he didn’t ride that bike across the Golden Gate Bridge. Instead, he mounted it on a Shuttle Bike kit, which adds pontoons and a propeller to a user-supplied bicycle. Show More Summary

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