On a construction site, there are few things more important than ensuring that workers are safe. Canberra entrepreneur Mitchell Harmer and the team at SignOnSite have developed a smartphone app with the potential to save lives during a work site evacuation or building collapse. Mitchell cofounded SignOnSite with Peter Marshall, David Linsell and Alexandria Garlan in [...]
For one entrepreneur, planting the seeds of a garden is a lot like planting the seeds of a business.
In what is probably that strangest idea I've heard all day, two Canadian entrepreneurs want to make tea from coffee. Today in Business Ideas in the News.
If you built a $7,000 pool table big enough to walk around on and replaced the balls with soccer balls, you'd be playing Snookball. The sport was invented by two French entrepreneurs and there are 10 tables in that country so far. "We know this game will be popular when beer is involved," one told Sport Bible.
See how well you know the toys that inspired Elon Musk and other innovators when they were young.
The 6.3 billion reais ($2.4 billion) Acu port project in Rio de Janeiro state is the brainchild of Brazil’s most famous entrepreneur, Eike Batista. The post Brazil’s Acu Superport Realized Without Batista Pageantry appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The entrepreneur and star of CNBC's The Profit reveals his secret to attracting and keeping valuable employees.
The organic personal care industry is growing exponentially, as savvy consumers swap paraben-spiked lotions for those made with essential oils, antioxidants, and ingredients whose roots can be traced back to the earth. According to Grand...Show More Summary
I moderated a panel on startups at data center and interconnect provider Telx’s recent conference. The panel included some career entrepreneurs, some of whom were on their fourth or fifth startup—not…
Too often, new entrepreneurs and business owners give away too much for free. But when you establish value, what you do becomes more valuable.
Lawyers acting on behalf of Charlie Shrem, the Bitcoin entrepreneur caught up in the downfall of deep web drug marketplace The Silk Road, have written a surreal sentencing memo which describes the 25-year-old as a "sacred guardian." Betabeat has obtained the full sentencing memo written by Shrem's lawyers. Show More Summary
After I tweeted out a link to yesterday’s post, I had this twitter exchange: @dHandlos i don’t know the exact number but i would not be surprised if half of the entrepreneurs we have backed don’t have college degrees — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) December 22, 2014 I took some time today to look through our […]
It is widely agreed that the African e-commerce market presents a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors alike. Frost & Sullivan estimates the market will be worth $50 billion by 2018, compared to $8 billion in 2013. E-commerce...Show More Summary
A decade after being orphaned in the 2004 tsunami, British brothers Rob and Paul Forkan are successful entrepreneurs giving back to the people who helped them by building their first orphanage in Sri Lanka. The brothers were just 17Show More Summary
A disgruntled Italian entrepreneur on Sunday climbed the facade of St Peter's Basilica in an anti-EU protest, marking the fifth time the man has scaled the ornate building to highlight his country's economic woes. The man, identified...Show More Summary
Author of 'The Creator's Code' Amy Wilkinson, explains that trade agreements and new opportunities with Cuba will take time.
Prepping for tailgating parties, barbecue or picnic is often stressful and difficult. There’s all the food, a grill, utensils, beverages and other things to pack. You can’t just go. But imagine if you could eliminate all that preparation. What if you could just arrive at a game or other live event ready to party, but...
The world's original (albeit mythic) entrepreneur has plenty of insight when it comes to management, morale, and productivity.
Angels/demons versus humans: Dominion > Constantine. Powerful female politician(s) battling corruption and dystopia: Madam Secretary (Tea Leoni) > State of Affairs (Katherine Heigl) Reality TV entrepreneurs: The Profit > Shark Tank. Food competition cornucopias Top Chef > MasterChef > Hell’s Kitchen.
What’s the quickest way to enter the good graces of a payments entrepreneur? Tell them that the legacy financial infrastructure, things like ACH (automated clearing house) transfers and international remittance, is awful technology that needs to be trashed like yesterday’s garbage. Show More Summary