Entrepreneurship

  1. Startups That Got Screwed by Venture Capital

    November 2, 2015
    Venture capital support can make or break a startup. But before taking the cash, founders should make sure they are not making ...
  2. How Does Paribus Work and Make Money?

    October 30, 2015
    Paribus gets costumers money back on their purchases after the fact, using the same algorithms that retailers use to manipulate ...
  3. What the Wealthy Can Learn from Robo-Advisors

    October 30, 2015
    The majority of affluent clients may not have much exposure to the robo-advisor space, but bots' role in the larger investing ...
  4. 7 Reasons to Incorporate Your Startup in Delaware

    October 30, 2015
    Incorporating your company in Delaware may give you the logistical, structural and judicial leg up you need to help your ...
  5. How Mondelēz Makes its Money (MDLZ, KHC)

    October 29, 2015
    How and why Mondelēz spun off from Kraft. Where the company is going, and how it profits on multiple continents.
  6. Why Do Many Restaurants Fail In Their First Year?

    October 28, 2015
    Too many restaurant ventures will fail in their first year. What can entrepreneurs do to avoid such a fate for their startups?
  7. What Is Servant Leadership?

    October 28, 2015
    Servant leadership emphasizes innovation, employee empowerment, and the development of leaders who serve an organization’s ...
  8. A Look into the Exciting World of Venture Capital

    October 28, 2015
    We look into the world of venture capital, where deep-pocketed investors gamble on funding the next big startup (or the next ...
  9. 6 Famous Words of Advice From Business Leaders

    October 28, 2015
    Here are some words of motivation from leaders who measured their success by more than the (substantial) money they made.
  10. How to Conduct an Effective Performance Review

    October 28, 2015
    A proper performance review can be a very useful tool for both managers and employees.
  11. How Pandora And Spotify Pay Artists

    October 28, 2015
    As technology has evolved, the landscape of the music industry has changed from radio broadcasts to mp3 and now streaming ...
  12. Does Your Startup Need Venture Capital Money?

    October 27, 2015
    Venture capital funding provides capital to grow a business. However, entrepreneurs will also lose some control over business ...
  13. 8 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

    October 27, 2015
    Profitability in business depends on minimizing costs and maximizing resources. Here are several tax benefits that are available ...
  14. 5 Biggest Challenges Facing Your Small Business

    October 27, 2015
    Would-be business owners must consider the unique challenges that lie ahead when they start a small company. Following are ...
  15. Jack Dorsey: Introducing Twitter's New CEO (TWTR)

    October 27, 2015
    The young programmer turned billionaire dual-CEO is returning to his first project in efforts to revitalize a stagnant business. ...
  16. Corporate Culture

    October 26, 2015
    Corporate culture encompasses the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company and its employees interact and how they ...
  17. Famous Chains That Began As Mom-And-Pop Stores

    October 26, 2015
    Even the largest chains in the world started with a single location. Here are examples of famous brands that have humble ...
  18. Why the Restaurant Biz Has Narrow Profit Margins

    October 23, 2015
    ...and why people still do it.
  19. How Ray Dalio Made the World's Largest Hedge Fund

    October 23, 2015
    Follow Ray Dalio's journey from adolescent stock trader to running the world's top hedge fund.
  20. Is Your Advisory Firm's Tech Up-to-Date?

    October 23, 2015
    The financial advisor world is shifting. To attract top talent, companies will need to become as tech-savvy as the millennials ...
  21. Time to Worry About a Profit Recession?

    October 22, 2015
    3rd Q earnings season, a weak global economy, a strong dollar and collapsing energy prices suggest that the U.S. may be in ...
  22. Top 8 Billionaires Living in Japan

    October 22, 2015
    Read about the eight wealthiest people living in Japan, a group of mostly self-made billionaires whose net worths ranges ...
  23. Tax Free Bitcoin Transactions In The EU?

    October 22, 2015
    A court ruling this morning declared that Bitcoin transactions in the EU are exempt from VAT. Will this ruling change Bitcoin's ...
  24. How Bethany Mota's YouTube Vlog Became An Empire

    October 22, 2015
    Less than seven years ago, Bethany Mota was just another teenager. Thanks to YouTube, she is a celebrity who makes more than ...
  25. How Michelle Phan's YouTube Vlog Became A Business

    October 22, 2015
    Michelle Phan was once rejected from a sales associate job because she lacked experience, but the 28-year-old persisted to ...
  26. 11 Company Policies That Might Be Illegal

    October 21, 2015
    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)

    October 20, 2015
    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

    October 20, 2015
    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

    October 20, 2015
    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

    October 20, 2015
    Bloomberg has dominated the financial information industry since forever. Will Symphony be the company to finally knock Bloomberg ...
  31. How Your Startup Can Do Marketing/PR On The Cheap

    October 17, 2015
    Cash-strapped startups often need to stretch their finances. We show how you can engage in inexpensive marketing and PR efforts.
  32. How Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec Made His Money

    October 16, 2015
    An overview of how Robert Herjavec became a multimillionaire.
  33. Top 7 Tips For Starting A Catering Business

    October 16, 2015
    Catering may look easy and profitable, but you need to have some background and foresight before starting.
  34. $9 Billion Startup Theranos Gets Disrupted

    October 16, 2015
    Theranos, a Silicon Valley startup with a $9 billion valuation, was poised to disrupt the blood testing industry. Instead, ...
  35. The Top 5 Etsy Entrepreneurs

    October 15, 2015
    Etsy nurtures unique products, often hand-made. Here are the top five businesses that use Etsy's platform.
  36. World's Top 10 Youngest Billionaires

    October 14, 2015
    Understand what has helped result in so many young billionaires in the world. Learn about the 10 youngest billionaires in ...
  37. Do Superstar CEOs Guarantee Better Returns? (GOOGL, NKE)

    October 14, 2015
    Do great CEOs mean better returns for investors? Here are 14 stocks that show it might just start at the top.
  38. 10 Surprising Companies That Began as Underdogs

    October 13, 2015
    From fast food to electronics, these success stories give hope to leaders who, despite lacking funds, possess unshakable ...
  39. 8 Fastest Growing Tech Startups

    October 13, 2015
    These tech startups democratize industries, allowing for a new capacity utilization that optimizes human capital, using advanced ...
  40. Top Entrepreneurs Who Started As YouTube Stars

    October 9, 2015
    Who are the celebrities who have made it big on YouTube, and how did they accomplish it? Investopedia takes a look.
  41. The Top Businesses Nurtured By Y Combinator

    October 8, 2015
    We look at the top startups that were incubated at Y Combinator, one of the world's most popular business incubator firms.
  42. Want to Start Up an RIA? Expect These Hurdles

    October 8, 2015
    RIAs looking to strike out on their own need to overcome and plan for a number of hurdles.
  43. The Economics Behind Marathons

    October 8, 2015
    Marathons are growing in popularity at a record pace. Entry into these events commands a hefty price, but it's nothing compared ...
  44. Baby Boomer Philanthropy Shifts Wealth Adviser Focus

    October 7, 2015
    Wealth advisers who integrate philanthropy and finance planning can stand out with baby boomer clients.
  45. The Basics on Crafting a Winning Elevator Pitch

    October 6, 2015
    Whether you are talking to potential investors, partners, customers or employees, the skill of being able to concisely summarize ...
  46. How Aliko Dangote Became the Richest African

    October 6, 2015
    An overview of how Aliko Dangote turned a local commodities trading business into a billion-dollar conglomerate.
  47. 4 Ways Companies Can Relieve Workplace Stress

    October 5, 2015
    Workplace stress can cost companies tons of money in lost productivity and absenteeism. Some of that is out of their control, ...
  48. Why the Philippines Is the #1 Source for Tech Startups & Talent (FB)

    October 5, 2015
    In the last few years, the Philippines has been working diligently to re-invent itself, and that work has paid off. The Southeast ...
  49. Austin Set to Rival Silicon Valley (GOOG, AAPL)

    October 5, 2015
    Over the years, Austin, Texas has lovingly embraced its quirky reputation with the slogan “Keep Austin Weird.” Today, the ...
  50. Top 3 Most Successful Korean Entrepreneurs

    October 2, 2015
    Discover the backgrounds of some of the most successful Korean entrepreneurs and information about the companies and projects ...
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  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.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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