Lifan Industry (Group), the China automaker controlled by the billionaire family of entrepreneur Yin Mingshan, will acquire technology company Woasis of Chongqing for 300 million yuan, or $48 million, to strengthen its web-connected car services. Lifan, also headquartered in the central China city of Chongqing, hopes the acquisition will improve its [...]
A few lessons learned from the Texas hay fields that can teach any entrepreneur the importance of scaling their business properly.
It’s a famous saying that you can even sell a comb to a bald person if you know how to market and
Life-changing moments often come when you least expect it. For serial entrepreneur and investor Rob Gough, that moment came in his freshman year of college, when he was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer, called Ewing’s. Doctors told Gough that he only had a 30% chance of living, but that didn’t let him lose his mindset. Show More Summary
U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 8 is an effort aimed at fostering the proper environment for entrepreneurs to succeed worldwide. Here's how you can help the endeavor.
Don’t bash the competition. Every investor knows how vulnerable a new startup is to competitors, so investors always ask about your sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. How an entrepreneur answers this question speaks...Show More Summary
Looking for a long-read recommendation not suggested by an algorithm or off of the current best-seller list? After interviewing over 60 entrepreneurs, here's a list of intriguing suggestions to use to select your next read.
There’s an aspiring adventurer, entrepreneur or novelist in all of us. Yet when it comes to chasing after our goals and dreams we’re often too scared to take the leap. Fear holds us back. It destroys dreams. It kills productivity and, in all honesty, sucks the fun out of life. Show More Summary
Snoop Dogg, the celebrated hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur, was stopped at an airport in Calabria, Italy for not declaring the nearly half a million dollars in cash he was carrying. The rapper was about to board a private plane headed...Show More Summary
In May, I profiled Shane Benis, an expat entrepreneur successfully building up an Asia white-collar boxing business from Shanghai, China Sports Promotion. Boxing’s appeal in China is part of a broader increase in spending on entertainment and sports in the country following decades of rapid income growth. Among big-name operations, the [...]
Jessica Alba looks pretty and put together as she heads into The Honest Company’s office on Thursday morning (July 30) in Santa Monica, Calif. Earlier this year, the 34-year-old entrepreneur and actress had a guest-starring role in Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood” music video. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jessica Alba Now Taylor is [...]
Social media is on the minds of entrepreneurs these days. They believe that if they master social media transactions, their businesses will grow. This trend is being discussed among entrepreneurs and on the Internet regularly. What about the trend should you know? We'll tell you in this post.
Halfway through the second season of HBO's Silicon Valley, wannabe tech entrepreneur Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller) dresses down a nosy neighbor intent on alerting the cops to Bachman's unlicensed commercial activities. "Do you know why your shitty house is worth 20 times what you paid for it in the 1970s?" Bachman rants. Show More Summary
The best degree one entrepreneur received had nothing to do with academic institutions.
Some entrepreneurs wonder if they should bypass traditional investors and go with crowdfunding, based on the assumption that it’s easier to raise money that way. While it’s true that some successful startups sowed their very prolific seeds through crowdfunding—eventually attracting larger VC money—it may not be the panacea you think it is. Show More Summary
Author David Tomás is a young entrepreneur and Cofounder of Cyberclick Group, a leading digital marketing company. He likes talking about decision-making, new forms of creativity, personal and professional fulfillment, and how to build the best, happiest company in the world. Show More Summary
You don’t have to be CPA or MBA to start or run a business. You don’t have to understand debits and credits, or be able to balance your books. But there are some financial facts you just plain need to know. Here’s a list. Every single...Show More Summary
On Wednesday night in San Francisco, at a cannabis entrepreneurs meetup, Humboldt cannabis farmer cum lobbyist Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director of the Emerald Growers Association, gave an update on the fruits of recent advocacy inShow More Summary
It takes about 50 years for a "game" to become a "sport," according to Andrew Paradise's calculations. He's an entrepreneur who recently joined the wave of investors getting in on the eSports game: His app, Skillz, allows mobile-gaming fans to win real money while playing some of their favorite titles. Show More Summary
You're busy. Your phone's buzzing with notifications, your desk's a storm of Post-It notes, and your news feed says the world's got more than enough problems to solve (...Like this "sixth mass extinction" business? Your email inbox is...Show More Summary