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Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch
Franchises

Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch

These 57 newbies all started franchising in the past five years.
How the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Stereotype Is Killing Entrepreneurship
Leadership

How the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Stereotype Is Killing Entrepreneurship

If you're not a gregarious tech entrepreneur, are you an entrepreneur at all?
5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk
The 'Treps

5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

With risk, comes greater rewards. These five men have come out ahead against failure.
Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio
Technology

Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

While he has already accomplished far more than most of us will in our entire lives, the humble London 18-year-old says he leads a 'fairly normal life.'
The Incredible Real Estate Portfolio of Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison
Lifestyle

The Incredible Real Estate Portfolio of Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison

A look at the staggering collection of properties the Oracle co-founder and chief executive has amassed over the years.
I Had Been Fired and Evicted, and Still Retired at 27
The 'Treps

I Had Been Fired and Evicted, and Still Retired at 27

The young founder of a real-estate firm describes how he made his first million.
10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love
Technology

10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

From futuristic tech to a museum, many of these projects blew up their funding goals.
Russell Simmons: 3 Simple Ways Meditation Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
The 'Treps

Russell Simmons: 3 Simple Ways Meditation Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

The legendary founder of Def Jam Recordings credits meditation for his decades of success.
Looking Back: 5 Entrepreneurs Divulge What They'd Change and Keep the Same
The 'Treps

Looking Back: 5 Entrepreneurs Divulge What They'd Change and Keep the Same

There is no manual for entrepreneurs, resulting in a lot of mistakes and mishaps. Five entrepreneurs open up to us about the lessons they learned along their journey.
In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs
Grow Your Business

In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs

Here are three stories of entrepreneurs who faced struggles, but their commitment to their goals brought them to success.
13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got
Lifestyle

13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Some of the world's top thinkers share the advice that led them towards their success today.
These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded
The 'Treps

These Startups Found Unusual Ways to Get Funded

Three entrepreneurs share the surprising ways they were able to launch their businesses.
5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur
Lifestyle

5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

From marketing to leadership, books often provide entrepreneurs the insight they need to make it on their journey. Here we offer up five must-read books for every entrepreneur.
The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice
Finding Ideas

The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice

Former Mint vice president discusses how he launched another successful venture.
When to Say No to Venture Capital
Venture Capital

When to Say No to Venture Capital

Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.
This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer
Franchises

This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.
10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence
Young Entrepreneurs

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence

10 famous entrepreneurs tell us why they declared their freedom.
The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Lifestyle

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.
If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion
Young Entrepreneurs

If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion

While Indiegogo CEO and co-founder Slava Rubin has made a successful business out of giving his fellow entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their work, he has had his fair share of missteps in achieving that mission.
How Great Entrepreneurs Got Started
Business Management

How Great Entrepreneurs Got Started

Everybody has a quirk or two. Successful people tend to take what makes them unique and put that to work for them.
Franchises

How 3 Franchisees Beat the Odds

Cancer, severe weather, economic uncertainty -- three franchise owners share their personal stories of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.
LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success
Success Stories

LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success

The life-hacker, entrepreneur and author of 'The 4-Hour Chef' talks about his biggest fear, how to tackle them and how to cross items off a bucket list.
The Secrets of the World's Most Successful Mobile Apps
Apps & Software

The Secrets of the World's Most Successful Mobile Apps

From Evernote to Instagram to Snapchat, here's a look at how these apps found their early success.
Lessons From the Boston Red Sox That Can Help Your Business in the New Year
Growth Strategies

Lessons From the Boston Red Sox That Can Help Your Business in the New Year

As 2014 approaches, consider these three important lessons gleaned from the World Series baseball champions.
If I Knew Then: Tech Entrepreneur's Challenging Upbringing Led to Passion for Solving Problems
Young Entrepreneurs

If I Knew Then: Tech Entrepreneur's Challenging Upbringing Led to Passion for Solving Problems

Serial entrepreneur Naveen Jain learned the importance of team building from the last crisis he expected to handle on his own.
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