Entrepreneurship

  1. 8 Most Successful Products from Shark Tank

    With its eighth, 5 million viewers, some studs and a whole lot of duds, we take a look at the 10 most successful products ...
  2. How and Why Businesses Should Insure Key Personnel

    Here are three tips to help business owners make the right decisions when insuring key personnel.
  3. Exit Strategy: Know How You Will Leave Your Business

    All business owners need to have an exit strategy in place, preferably sooner rather than later.
  4. What Is a DISC Tax Break and Can It Make You Rich?

    How two brothers used a Domestic International Sales Corporation to get $3 million personal tax breaks. So far, it's legal.
  5. Protect Your Small Business from Cybercrime

    Small business owners are a growing target for cyber-attacks; protect yourself and your clients.
  6. What Will Happen to Your Clients When You Retire?

    Here's why retiring advisors shouldn't overlook having a plan in place for clients.
  7. 3 Shark Tank Failures That Made Millions

    Learn how some of the most successful companies rejected on the TV show "Shark Tank" left the show with no funding and still ...
  8. 9 Tips For Growing a Successful Business

    Give your business what it needs to thrive and it will reward you for years to come.
  9. What's the difference between limited liability partnership and general partnership?

    Learn the differences between general partnerships and limited liability partnerships; each type has unique traits, benefits ...
  10. Successful Succession Plans Depend on Your Team

    It's important to have the right team in place to handle the succession of your family business.
  11. 6 Tax Season Tips for Small Business Entrepreneurs

    Here are several tips for small business owners to meet their tax compliance needs.
  12. Keep the Family Business Going With a Succession Plan

    Having a succession plan ready is the key to a family business surviving the next generation.
  13. 5 Tips for Starting a Business Later in Life

    Starting a business later in life can be lucrative, but takes careful planning and thought.
  14. Where Do Unicorn Founders Go to College?

    “Unicorn founders” have created private companies worth $1 billion or more. So who educated them? Where to go unicorn hunting.
  15. Lean Startup

    The lean startup is a teachable and learnable method for creating success when founding a new company or when introducing ...
  16. Using Life Insurance as a Business Succession Plan

    Life insurance can be a good succession plan tool for business partnerships.
  17. 5 Mistakes That Make House Flipping a Flop

    If you're just looking to get rich quick by flipping a house, you could end up in the poorhouse. Be sure to avoid these mistakes. ...
  18. Why Small Business Owners Should Give Back

    Giving back to the community is more than just a feel good exercise for small business owners.
  19. Why Europe Is a Hotbed for Tech Startups

    Spotify, valued at $8 billion, shows that European startups can become major players
  20. Citi's New Approach for Small Business Loans (C)

    Citigroup has partnered with Biz2Credit to cater to the underserved market for small business loans.
  21. How Busy Executives Can Make Time for What Matters

    Time is valuable, don't waste it by being unaccountable or by not outsourcing when possible.
  22. "The Next Step" Launches February 1

    We profiled six startups to see how entrepreneurs took the next step from idea to successful business.
  23. Financial Planning Tips for Small Business Owners

    These practical steps can help business owners establish a successful financial plan.
  24. About Investopedia's Advisor Insights

    For the many financial advisors who have shown interest in Investopedia's new Advisor Insights platform, here are answers ...
  25. Didi Chuxing

    The ride-hailing company beat Uber and dominates the China market. Now it's eying the world
  26. Peter Thiel Has New Zealand Citizenship Says Report (FB)

    The controversial investor and Trump advisor seems to have taken a liking to the island country.
  27. Spotify

    Spotify's music streaming service has upended the industry and is now a rival to Apple
  28. Dropbox Inc.

    Dropbox's cloud service has transformed how users store data, with 1.2 billion files saved daily
  29. Terri Kallsen: Investopedia Profile

    As Executive Vice President of Charles Schwab's Investor Services, Terri Kallsen oversees Schwab’s branch network, Independent ...
  30. Space Exploration Technologies Corp.

    SpaceX satellite: The company founded by Elon Musk has created a new era in space travel
  31. Swift Capital Review: A Safe Loan for Businesses?

    In this Swift Capital review, find out how these short-term operating loans work for small businesses – and whether they're ...
  32. Michael Green on Volatility

    As a former manager at Canyon Partners and Bain Capital, Michael Green‘s approach to valuation and the macro world is rooted ...
  33. Airbnb

    Exotic Thai Rental: Airbnb has upended the travel industry by renting spare rooms everywhere imaginable
  34. 5 Books That Will Transform the Way You Think

    Just as successful startups disrupt their industries, these writers disrupt our view of the world.
  35. Trump Addresses Conflicts of Interest, Hacking, BuzzFeed Report

    We now have an idea of what will happen to Trump's business interests, but Obamacare's still a mystery.
  36. Why Nontech Giants Are Buying Technology Startups

    Autonomous Car Concept: rising numbers of of old-line companies are acquiring Silicon Valley tech startups
  37. Cannabis Dog Biscuits for Hyper Pups

    Well, it works for people. Maybe a little cannabis could calm your puppy and make you both happier.
  38. An Argument for Not Saving Everything for Retirement

    We know that we need to amass a significant nest egg for a leisurely retirement. But what about enjoying our time now?
  39. Call to Action (CTA)

    Call to action (CTA) is a marketing term for the next step a marketer wants the audience to take.
  40. Lead Magnet

    A lead magnet is a marketing term for a free item or service that is given away for the purpose of gathering contact details.
  41. IPO Dreams: Fintech Turmoil Is Disrupting SoFi (LC, ONDK)

    Fintech company SoFi, valued at $4 billion last year, has postponed - again - plans for an IPO
  42. Pinterest, Inc.

    Pinterest's growth is exploding as it evolves into a force in advertising and e-commerce.
  43. Satellite Wars: Startups Battle for Outer Space

    The quest to dominate outer space is intensifying as investors pump money into satellite startups
  44. Permission Marketing

    Permission marketing refers to a form advertising where the intended audience is given the choice of receiving promotional ...
  45. Xiaomi, Inc.

    Xiaomi quickly became one of the biggest startup companies by valuation, but its recent history has been rocky
  46. Lyft, Inc.

    Lyft is second in size to rival Uber. A look inside the privately held ride-sharing company.
  47. Uber Technologies Inc.

    Uber is a major disrupter in the taxi, automotive and logistics industries.
  48. Snap Inc. (Snapchat)

    Snap Inc., formerly called Snapchat, has become a social media phenomenon.
  49. Silicon Valley Bets Big on a Healthcare Unicorn

    Big Data: Clover Health's tech expertise has drawn significant venture capital funding, raising close to $300 million
  50. The Marijuana Business: Growing Like a Weed

    With a wave of new states legalizing weed, job growth within the marijuana industry looks to be heating up.
Save Money
  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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