Entrepreneurship

  1. Understanding First Mover Advantage

    Someone has to be first into a market. Find out when this can be an advantage for a company (and when it's not).
  2. Thiel Says Trump Has `Awesomely' Difficult Task (FB)

    Virtually the only major Trump donor in the close-knit tech industry, venture capitalist Peter Thiel is a brash iconoclast ...
  3. Marijuana Vote Could Boost These Stocks (SMG, INSY)

    Now that both recreational and medical marijuana is legal in more places, these businesses may experience a big lift.
  4. The Economic Benefits of Legalizing Weed

    As more states vote in favor of legalizing weed, here's a look at the economic benefits to state economies.
  5. Small Businesses: Hire and Keep the Best Employees

    Here is how small business owners can find the right employees, help them succeed and stay engaged at the company.
  6. How to Deal With the Stress of a Small Business

    As a small business owner, it's important to find ways to deal with your work stress so you can enjoy life's ride.
  7. India's Transport Unicorn Takes on Uber

    India car service company Ola, valued at $5 billion, is in talks to raise $600 million to counter Uber, which is driving ...
  8. Doggie Unicorns: Wagging for Profit

    Venture capitalists have invested more than $140 million on Uber-like dog walking startups, each of them trying to capitalize ...
  9. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

    Venmo is a digital wallet that allows users to send money with ease. Millions use the service, but is it actually safe?
  10. Starting a Business? Embrace the Discomfort

    There is a fine line between excitement and terror when starting a business. The key to success is finding comfort in the ...
  11. Sallie Krawcheck: Investopedia Profile

    Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck tells Investopedia why she thinks the US retirement crisis is really a women's crisis.
  12. Finally, a Shirt That You Won’t Mind Getting Dirty

    Will this technology forever change the activewear industry?
  13. Entrepreneurship Is Declining: How to Turn it Around

    A report from the Center for American Progress finds that the rate of business ownership is falling across the board, but ...
  14. Why Should Advisors Blog? Because Wealthy Investors Read Them

    Advisors who don’t blog are missing out on connecting with current or potential clients, especially high net worth ones. ...
  15. How Advisors Can Use Google Analytics to Improve Their Websites

    Google Analytics is a free tool that advisors can use to monitoring website traffic and improving digital marketing efforts. ...
  16. RBS Responds to Buzzfeed Leak, Denies Wrongdoing (RBS, BCS)

    Royal Bank of Scotland denied accusations it had mistreated small businesses.
  17. 9 Businesses That Thrive In Recession

    Some companies improve their bottom line as many people make more conservative decisions with money during a recession.
  18. What Not To Say In A Job Interview

    Don't let your nerves get the best of you during a job interview, and avoid these major flubs.
  19. Why CPG Giants Are Buying Eco-Friendly Startups

    With customers willing to pay a premium on green products, consumer giants are finally taking notice and buying startups ...
  20. 5 Financial Mistakes Business Owners Can Avoid

    Here are five financial mistakes business owners typically make, and strategies to ensure you don't make them.
  21. 9 Tips For Growing A Successful Business

    Give your business what it needs to thrive and it will reward you for years to come.
  22. What You Don’t Know About Cybersecurity Can Hurt You

    Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise—advisors that fail to address underlying issues could face a variety of regulatory ...
  23. 5 Secrets for Generating More Creative Business Ideas

    It takes a lot of small creative business ideas to arrive at one big idea. Promote originality in business by thinking like ...
  24. Preparing for Succession: Retirement Advice for Advisors

    Financial Advisor Kathy Hauer gives her advice on how FAs can prepare for retirement.
  25. SpaceX's Disaster Could Be Cubesats' Selling Point

    The SpaceX explosion is likely to push a shaken industry to use smaller, cheaper satellites.
  26. Top 4 Health Insurance Providers for Entrepreneurs (UNH)

    If you are self-employed or starting a small business, four health insurers provide solid options for coverage aimed at entrepreneurs ...
  27. Where the World's Billionaires Got Their Money

    A recent study looks at the origins of global billionaires' wealth – both in terms of geography and in terms of how they ...
  28. Samsung Galaxy 7 and the 5 Most Costly Product Recalls (SSNLF)

    The recalls of these products not only affected consumers, but the companies that manufactured the products as well.
  29. What Advisors Can Learn from Robo-Advisors

    Human advisors can learn a lot from robo-advisors while still promoting his or her own special talents.
  30. Steve Jurvetson: "Big Companies Should Be Worried" (AAPL, GOOG)

    Steve Jurvetson on the future and why he thinks that big companies should be nervous.
  31. Leadership

    The ability of a company's management to make sound decisions and inspire others to perform well. Effective leaders are able ...
  32. What Advisors Need to Know about SEO, Social Media

    Search engine optimization and social media can have a direct impact on an advisor’s success (or failure). Here are some ...
  33. Is Amazon Stock Still a Bargain at All-Time Highs? (AMZN)

    CEO Jeff Bezos, who recently passed Warren Buffett to become the world's third wealthiest person, continues to push all the ...
  34. SpaceX Rocket Explodes During Test (FB, TSLA)

    A SpaceX rocket exploded with its payload during a test in Florida today. No one was injured.
  35. Delivery by Drone: New Rules for Flights

    Commercial drone flights are now regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Here’s what’s permissible and what ...
  36. Elon Musk Personally Finances SolarCity’s Bond Offering (TSLA, SCTY)

    Elon Musk continues to financially support SolarCity in his personal capacity
  37. Taxable Pay Strategies for Business Owners

    Small business owners can take steps to reduce their tax burdens. Just make sure you know the full impacts.
  38. Kobe Bryant Starts $100 Million VC Fund (BABA)

    Retiring at 37 sounds great, but then there's the problem of what to do next.
  39. Cybersecurity Weak Link for Advisors: Stolen Logins

    Many cybercrimes are usually non-technical in nature. Don't let stolen login details leave you vulnerable to attack.
  40. Why Advisors Should Take Twitter Seriously

    Financial advisors who haven’t already done so should consider taking Twitter seriously. When used the right way, it can ...
  41. CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Just 276 to One Last Year

    The gap between typical workers' earnings and their C-suite colleagues has ballooned in recent decades.
  42. Is Majoring in Entrepreneurship a Good Idea?

    Learn about the benefits and the downsides of getting a degree in entrepreneurship. You might find a business degree is a ...
  43. Interpersonal Skills

    A lack of good interpersonal skills may lead to unsuccessful personal relationships, as well as difficulty in the business ...
  44. How David Rubenstein Became a Billionaire

    How did David Rubenstein make his fortune?
  45. What if Amazon, Alphabet Launch Robo-Advisors?

    What would happen if Amazon, Alphabet or Apple entered the robo-advisor arena?
  46. 10 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

    Being a successful entrepreneurs requires more than just an idea or a lot of money. Here are ten things that set successful ...
  47. First Impression Blunders To Avoid

    It's been said that people make a lasting decision about you within the first 20 seconds of meeting you. You don't want to ...
  48. Lack of Financing Forces Startups to Merge

    Lack of venture financing is forcing startups to merge or sell as capital markets tighten amid global uncertainty.
  49. Entrepreneurs Make Money: Why, How, Where & When

    Why, how, where and when do entrepreneurs make money? Eleven stages or "terms" that entrepreneurs and their ventures go through ...
  50. Why Wealth Managers Can't Afford to Lag in Tech Literacy

    Here is some insight into why wealth managers should accelerate plans to adopt technology and be willing to partner with ...
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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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