Entrepreneur: Latest from Neil Parmar http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT A Netflix for Legos – Building a Startup Brick by Brick Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging – and fickle – industry. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235411 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235411 Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging – and fickle – industry. Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure. No entrepreneur wants to pull the plug on a startup. Science sheds some light on why we can’t always tell when enough is enough. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235222 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235222 No entrepreneur wants to pull the plug on a startup. Science sheds some light on why we can’t always tell when enough is enough. 4 Ways to Manage -- from the Sick Bed Get ready to delegate, over-communicate and get the rest you need. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234173 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234173 Get ready to delegate, over-communicate and get the rest you need. Running a Home Business? With a Spouse? How to Cope. Working from home can get complicated when your better half is there with you. We share tips on how to cope. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234176 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234176 Working from home can get complicated when your better half is there with you. We share tips on how to cope. Data Is the Secret to this $15 Million Supper Club's Success Some restaurant owners and chefs might cringe, but Dinner Lab's model shows certain advantages for getting a side of data with each dish served. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234147 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234147 Some restaurant owners and chefs might cringe, but Dinner Lab's model shows certain advantages for getting a side of data with each dish served. Breaking Into a Tough Market? Lessons From 'Cereal' Entrepreneurs There's opportunity in every industry, including the established ones, like breakfast cereal. To find success, you just need to think strategically. Tue, 27 May 2014 14:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233605 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233605 There's opportunity in every industry, including the established ones, like breakfast cereal. To find success, you just need to think strategically. Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales? This startup is using the give-back model to help reform the real estate industry. Tue, 06 May 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233100 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233100 This startup is using the give-back model to help reform the real estate industry. Failure: Go From Moping to Hoping Fail. Hope. Repeat. How a few simple steps can help you spring back if your startup fails. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232963 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232963 Fail. Hope. Repeat. How a few simple steps can help you spring back if your startup fails. Corporate Courtships: How Social Businesses Can Seal the Deal Partnering with the wrong corporation can spell disaster for a growing social enterprise. Here’s what to consider before getting wed to a new initiative. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232224 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232224 Partnering with the wrong corporation can spell disaster for a growing social enterprise. Here’s what to consider before getting wed to a new initiative. Want to Get Money From Mark Cuban? Here's How. Getting the Dallas Mavericks owner to invest in your startup is easier than you think. Entrepreneurs who've successfully done so—and Cuban himself—weigh in on what to keep in mind. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232106 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232106 Getting the Dallas Mavericks owner to invest in your startup is easier than you think. Entrepreneurs who've successfully done so—and Cuban himself—weigh in on what to keep in mind. SXSW's Biggest Debuts -- and Disappointments Some of today’s most famous tech companies got their start at South by Southwest. But not everything that emerges from this annual Texan festival becomes bigger and better. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231879 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231879 Some of today’s most famous tech companies got their start at South by Southwest. But not everything that emerges from this annual Texan festival becomes bigger and better. SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business For the city of Austin, and especially its growing cohort of tech entrepreneurs, South by Southwest has become the little festival that could. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231645 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231645 For the city of Austin, and especially its growing cohort of tech entrepreneurs, South by Southwest has become the little festival that could. My, SXSW, How You've Changed As this Austin festival has grown, so has its scope and the expectations of its attendees. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231793 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231793 As this Austin festival has grown, so has its scope and the expectations of its attendees. Move Over Big Data -- Here Comes 'Fast' Data Learn how businesses are using data in real-time to react to customer feedback more quickly and efficiently. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230922 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230922 Learn how businesses are using data in real-time to react to customer feedback more quickly and efficiently. Trash to Treasure: Hidden Business Opportunities These four companies are giving new life to damaged, flawed or incomplete products and services. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230709 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230709 These four companies are giving new life to damaged, flawed or incomplete products and services. The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230073 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230073 When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success. Can Endeavor Help Struggling Entrepreneurs Abroad and in the U.S.? The global network of business leaders was supposed to help emerging-market entrepreneurs scale up, but now the organization is needed closer to home. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229933 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229933 The global network of business leaders was supposed to help emerging-market entrepreneurs scale up, but now the organization is needed closer to home. Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again? Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229571 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229571 Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details. Talk of Youth Entrepreneurship Reigns at Clinton Global Initiative The annual event hosted by former President Bill Clinton is aimed at sparking new ideas and encouraging action. But it also focused much attention on propping up youth entrepreneurship. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228603 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228603 The annual event hosted by former President Bill Clinton is aimed at sparking new ideas and encouraging action. But it also focused much attention on propping up youth entrepreneurship. How Blake Mycoskie Got His Groove Back At CGI, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie responds to his critics, discusses his newest production facility in Haiti and explains why he feels like an entrepreneur again. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228578 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228578 At CGI, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie responds to his critics, discusses his newest production facility in Haiti and explains why he feels like an entrepreneur again. Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge The stakes for this year's Hult Prize challengers has never been higher, as they gear up for battle at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228509 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228509 The stakes for this year's Hult Prize challengers has never been higher, as they gear up for battle at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting. Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too Though popularized by giant web companies Amazon and Netflix, startups are increasingly getting into the algorithm game -- hoping the practice not only cements life-long customers but also added sales. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229118 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229118 Though popularized by giant web companies Amazon and Netflix, startups are increasingly getting into the algorithm game -- hoping the practice not only cements life-long customers but also added sales. Gangnam: The Silicon Valley of South Korea Forget Gangnam Style. The song's namesake has a lot more going for it in the entrepreneurial sphere. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229054 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229054 Forget Gangnam Style. The song's namesake has a lot more going for it in the entrepreneurial sphere. Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career Working at a startup used to be risky for career-minded young people. It's now gaining ground as the first stop on the road to gainful employment. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229038 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229038 Working at a startup used to be risky for career-minded young people. It's now gaining ground as the first stop on the road to gainful employment. Emerging Players in Tech-Fashion Innovation Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one. Mon, 20 May 2013 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226705 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226705 Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one. How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228964 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228964 Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one. Are Your Eyes Bigger Than Your Budget? 3 Tips to Rein in Your Startup Costs Startups simply must make a budget and stick to it. Otherwise, you could wind up a statistic. Here are just three ways to keep your costs down. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226170 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226170 Startups simply must make a budget and stick to it. Otherwise, you could wind up a statistic. Here are just three ways to keep your costs down. Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225689 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225689 As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap. How Can Universities Support Young Treps Like Aaron Swartz? When the tech wunderkind took his life after a prolonged legal battle, some wonder if MIT should have been more supportive. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225678 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225678 When the tech wunderkind took his life after a prolonged legal battle, some wonder if MIT should have been more supportive. The Business of Helping Less-Fortunate Entrepreneurs Start Up The founders of some socially-oriented startups have begun focusing on helping fellow entrepreneurs, while creating new business opportunities for themselves. Here's a look at the trend. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225404 The founders of some socially-oriented startups have begun focusing on helping fellow entrepreneurs, while creating new business opportunities for themselves. Here's a look at the trend.