Entrepreneurship

  1. How Nasty Gal's Sophia Amoruso Built a Fashion Empire

    In 2006, Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso planted the seeds for what would become an online fashion empire. Here's how.
  2. From Supermodel to Entrepreneur: Gisele Bündchen's Sejaa Pure Skincare

    As one of the highest-paid models in history, Bündchen has turned her name and image into a worldwide brand, and Sejaa is ...
  3. 5 CEOs Who Returned to Save the Day (AAPL, GOOG)

    Instead of toying with trial and error, many struggling companies have adopted a tried and true "founder knows best" strategy, ...
  4. Impact of a 5-Star Yelp Review on a Company

    Learn the impact that a 5-star Yelp review can have on small businesses and how Yelp influences local competition between ...
  5. How does escheatment impact a company?

    Find out how escheatment can impact a company's bottom line, including what kinds of assets are at risk and what the penalties ...
  6. Helping Your Teen Find Their First Job

    Parents can help their teens along the path to landing a first job with these strategies and tips.
  7. Attrition

    The reduction in staff and employees in a company through normal means, such as retirement and resignation. This is natural ...
  8. Startups That Got Screwed by Venture Capital

    Venture capital support can make or break a startup. But before taking the cash, founders should make sure they are not making ...
  9. How Does Paribus Work and Make Money?

    Paribus gets costumers money back on their purchases after the fact, using the same algorithms that retailers use to manipulate ...
  10. 7 Reasons To Incorporate Your Startup In Delaware

    Incorporating your company in Delaware may give you the logistical, structural and judicial leg up you need to help your ...
  11. Why Do Many Restaurants Fail In Their First Year?

    Too many restaurant ventures will fail in their first year. What can entrepreneurs do to avoid such a fate for their startups?
  12. What Is Servant Leadership?

    Servant leadership emphasizes innovation, employee empowerment, and the development of leaders who serve an organization’s ...
  13. A Look into the Exciting World of Venture Capital

    We look into the world of venture capital, where deep-pocketed investors gamble on funding the next big startup (or the next ...
  14. 6 Famous Words of Advice From Business Leaders

    Here are some words of motivation from leaders who measured their success by more than the (substantial) money they made.
  15. How to Conduct an Effective Performance Review

    A proper performance review can be a very useful tool for both managers and employees.
  16. How Pandora And Spotify Pay Artists

    As technology has evolved, the landscape of the music industry has changed from radio broadcasts to mp3 and now streaming ...
  17. Does Your Startup Need Venture Capital Money?

    Venture capital funding provides capital to grow a business. However, entrepreneurs will also lose some control over business ...
  18. 8 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

    Profitability in business depends on minimizing costs and maximizing resources. Here are several tax benefits that are available ...
  19. 5 Biggest Challenges Facing Your Small Business

    Would-be business owners must consider the unique challenges that lie ahead when they start a small company. Following are ...
  20. Jack Dorsey: Introducing Twitter's New CEO (TWTR)

    The young programmer turned billionaire dual-CEO is returning to his first project in efforts to revitalize a stagnant business. ...
  21. Corporate Culture

    Corporate culture encompasses the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company and its employees interact and how they ...
  22. Famous Chains That Began As Mom-And-Pop Stores

    Even the largest chains in the world started with a single location. Here are examples of famous brands that have humble ...
  23. How Ray Dalio Made the World's Largest Hedge Fund

    Follow Ray Dalio's journey from adolescent stock trader to running the world's top hedge fund.
  24. Top 8 Billionaires Living in Japan

    Read about the eight wealthiest people living in Japan, a group of mostly self-made billionaires whose net worths ranges ...
  25. How Bethany Mota's YouTube Vlog Became An Empire

    Less than seven years ago, Bethany Mota was just another teenager. Thanks to YouTube, she is a celebrity who makes more than ...
  26. 11 Company Policies That Might Be Illegal

    While you need an employee handbook to maintain law and order, trying to enforce illegal policies can land you in hot water.
  27. Invest through Equity Crowdfunding: Risks and Rewards (FB)

    Investing through equity crowdfunding carries risks such as risk of failure, fraud and doubtful returns. But it also offer ...
  28. How To Get A Business Loan If You Have Bad Credit

    Your business' credit standing may be less than stellar, but you can still get financing. We show you how.
  29. Udacity & Google Android Nanodegree Program

    Understand the partnership between Google and Udacity and the nanodegree program they developed. Learn how the program helps ...
  30. How Symphony Plans to Take on Bloomberg

    Bloomberg has dominated the financial information industry since forever. Will Symphony be the company to finally knock Bloomberg ...
  31. How Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec Made His Money

    An overview of how Robert Herjavec became a multimillionaire.
  32. Top 7 Tips For Starting A Catering Business

    Catering may look easy and profitable, but you need to have some background and foresight before starting.
  33. The Top 5 Etsy Entrepreneurs

    Etsy nurtures unique products, often hand-made. Here are the top five businesses that use Etsy's platform.
  34. World's Top 10 Youngest Billionaires

    Understand what has helped result in so many young billionaires in the world. Learn about the 10 youngest billionaires in ...
  35. 10 Surprising Companies That Began as Underdogs

    From fast food to electronics, these success stories give hope to leaders who, despite lacking funds, possess unshakable ...
  36. 8 Fastest Growing Tech Startups

    These tech startups democratize industries, allowing for a new capacity utilization that optimizes human capital, using advanced ...
  37. Top Entrepreneurs Who Started As YouTube Stars

    Who are the celebrities who have made it big on YouTube, and how did they accomplish it? Investopedia takes a look.
  38. Want to Start Up an RIA? Expect These Hurdles

    RIAs looking to strike out on their own need to overcome and plan for a number of hurdles.
  39. The Economics Behind Marathons

    Marathons are growing in popularity at a record pace. Entry into these events commands a hefty price, but it's nothing compared ...
  40. Baby Boomer Philanthropy Shifts Wealth Adviser Focus

    Wealth advisers who integrate philanthropy and finance planning can stand out with baby boomer clients.
  41. The Basics on Crafting a Winning Elevator Pitch

    Whether you are talking to potential investors, partners, customers or employees, the skill of being able to concisely summarize ...
  42. How Aliko Dangote Became the Richest African

    An overview of how Aliko Dangote turned a local commodities trading business into a billion-dollar conglomerate.
  43. 4 Ways Companies Can Relieve Workplace Stress

    Workplace stress can cost companies tons of money in lost productivity and absenteeism. Some of that is out of their control, ...
  44. Why the Philippines Is the #1 Source for Tech Startups & Talent (FB)

    In the last few years, the Philippines has been working diligently to re-invent itself, and that work has paid off. The Southeast ...
  45. Top 5 Most Successful Swedish Entrepreneurs

    Understand what makes Sweden a great place for entrepreneurship. Learn about five successful Swedish entrepreneurs who are ...
  46. Top 3 Most Successful African Entrepreneurs

    Discover the educational backgrounds and entrepreneurial ventures of some of the most successful and well-known African entrepreneurs.
  47. Top 3 Most Successful Korean Entrepreneurs

    Discover the backgrounds of some of the most successful Korean entrepreneurs and information about the companies and projects ...
  48. How Airbnb Grew from a SF Loft into a World Leader

    The remarkable story of Airbnb's growth to a company valued at over $25 billion.
  49. Essential Tips on Making Your Hobby Your Career

    Here are some ways to turn what you love to do for fun into your job.
  50. Top 5 Most Successful Mexican Entrepreneurs

    Understand why so many socially conscious entrepreneurs have come out of Mexico. Learn about the top most successful Mexican ...
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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