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44 Top Gifts for Entrepreneurs

You can't give the entrepreneur in your life the gift of time this holiday. But you can give one of these cool, techie gadgets.
44 Top Gifts for Entrepreneurs
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You can’t give the entrepreneur in your life the gift of time this holiday. But there are at least 44 gifts out there that can make life easier for him or her.

As Christmas and Hanukkah draw closer, consider picking up one of these items for that ambitious, driven entrepreneur on your list:

1. A5+ powered speaker

These premium “bookshelf speakers” guarantee high-quality music, podcasts and even white noise with an unobtrusive and chic design. They’re the speakers that don’t look like speakers and won’t interrupt your interior decor.

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2. Airmega

Need another option for an air purifier? Go smart with Airmega, a powerful, stylish and effective option that will keep homes and home offices clean. Plus, they blend in effortlessly to any room.


Fashion meets customization with ALALA, a boutique online experience where you can specify materials, cuts and styles, making you the designer of couture.

4. Beddit sleep tracker

Don’t just sleep better, sleep smarter. It’s easy when you can track your sleep hygiene and know exactly when you’re getting the best REM-fueled sleep. Beddit is the smart bed for which you’ve been searching.

5. Behmor wifi coffee machine

Every entrepreneur needs to customize his or her caffeine. With the Behmor, controlled via wifi if you prefer, you get the perfect cup every time.

6. Casper mattress

Casper isn’t just a mattress -- the package includes pillows, sheets and bedding personalized for the recipient’s needs and desires. Quality sleep is a must for any entrepreneur and this is the gift that keeps on giving.

7. Dyson air purifier

Get cleaner, healthier air without ruining the aesthetics of a room. The Dyson offers a sleek, white design that’s a work of art in itself (all while keeping allergens at bay).

8. E02 by Electric Objects

Can’t decide which painting to hang in your office? Get the E02 and have access to more than 20,000 masterpieces that can constantly stream on a screen. Find one image you like; then you can choose the best to feature for as long as you like.

9. Electrolux EFLS617STT

Many entrepreneurs have polished an investor pitch or business plan while simultaneously tackling loads of laundry. With an Electrolux just a few steps from your home office, you get smart front-loading boost technology to keep the home front running smoothly.

10. Emio smart Christmas music light

Gift smarter this holiday season with smart lights that last longer and come complete with musical accompaniment. Hey, even entrepreneurs can get into the holiday spirit.

11. Exploride

There’s no need to wait for the future of driving technology when you can turn any car into a smart car and zip around to client and investor meetings. Right now, pre-orders are available so make sure to get onto the list.

12. Fossil Q watch

Get both style and high tech functionality with the Fossil Q. It’s for Android, and the smartwatch promises more than 24 hours of constant battery life.

13. Gaiam balance ball with pump

Don’t dismiss this product until you’ve tried it out during a 20-hour day. The balance ball helps you keep a straighter spine when sitting. It also gives you a natural core workout you don’t even notice.

14. Grillbot

Love grilling but can’t stand the mess and time required to clean up after the party? Grillbot is your automatic grill cleaner that goes to work for you, so you can sit back and embrace that food coma (or get back to those investor pitches).

15. HP ENVY 34c 34-inch media display

This relatively small monitor packs a big punch, with its high quality and features. Get the display with Bang and Olufsen for even more kick.

16. iRobot Braava

Have tile, wood or linoleum in your home office? The Braava is the mopping sister of the Roomba and does a good job of cleaning and polishing solid surfaces.

17. iRobot Roomba

Available in a variety of models, colors and styles for every need and budget, the Roomba is the famous electronic maid and picker-upper that helps keep (home) offices sparkling.

18. iStock account

Gift an iStock account and never worry about low quality, impossible-to-find copyright-free image curation again.

19. Jack Erwin

Choose a designer who specializes in men’s wear from the boardroom to the beach. Quality craftsmanship is what makes Jack Erwin stand out.

20. Jawbone activity tracker

This very affordable (under $20) watch keeps track of your activity and tells you to move when it’s been too long. A necessity for any home office worker.

21. Kevo 2

Smart locks are an easy integration of home automation and help keep home offices secure. They connect with Bluetooth and promise peace of mind both when entrepreneurs are home or away.

22. Lavish home sun lamp

Enjoy a stunning design with this sun lamp that’s easy on the eyes while making home offices look updated and giving entrepreneurs some much-needed quality light and Vitamin D.

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23. Lima

Can’t decide which cloud storage option to gift? Lima gives you plenty of terabytes at home, at the office or on the go. Check out Google Drive’s fierce competitor.

24. Logitech base charging station

This smart charging stand gives you beautiful design and customization options for your iPad. Plus, you can use it while it charges, so you can stay on the go.

25. Miracle-Gro Bounty Elite aeroGarden

Think you don’t have a green thumb? Think again with the Bounty Elite, the largest AeroGarden available, with nine plant and herb pods in gorgeous stainless steel that makes kitchen agriculture easy. It also helps entrepreneurs eat locally and avoid takeout overdrive.

26. Moen Motionsense faucet

Whether the office is at home or you have a kitchenette in a commercial space, touchless faucets help keep kitchens cleaner. Touchless faucets also keep hands away from bacteria.

27. Nadaam

Nothing says Christmas like cashmere and Nadaam kicks this luxury up a notch to make entrepreneurs comfortable no matter what the situation.

28. Nest Cam

Sync your Nest system to the cam and get more security, customization and automation in your home or office. You can talk, see in the dark and get phone alerts.

29. Ninja BlendMAX duo

Once you go Ninja, you’ll never blend, crush or pulse the same again. This model comes with two travel-sized bottles to grab and go, making those morning smoothies even faster and easier to enjoy as you rush out for a client meeting.

30. Parachute

Top of the line bedding is an accoutrement to a high-quality mattress. Send your entrepreneur into 2017 well rested.

31. Petmate Replendish

Don’t worry about Fluffy or Fido going without water while you hunker over reports. This infinity water dish keeps water fresh and full.

32. Philips Hue Go

Go smart and colorful with these LED personal lighting systems from Philips. Wireless and personally sized, with a price tag under $100, the lighting systems are a great stand-alone gift or stocking stuffer for entrepreneurs looking to save on home office lighting costs.

33. Raden travel carrier

Ultra light, good-looking and compliant with FAA guidelines, this bag means entrepreneurs have never looked better at the airport. This bag is a must for all those business trips.

34. Ray super remote

This touchscreen universal remote lets you automate just about every electronic in your home. The name says it all. There’s no better way to take a break from the daily grind than with a flawlessly synced system.

35. Ring security camera

Choose from a variety of ring security cameras that connect to your doorbell so you can see who’s calling, whether you’re home or away. It syncs to your mobile device and allows for a voice function, too. That allows you to talk remotely to whoever is at the door.

36. Roku 4

This ultimate streaming media player, in a small, unassuming box, offers thousands of options for entertainment. Get your favorite shows streaming and make commands with the intuitive voice control system.

37. Sleep Number mattress

What’s your number? Sleep Number is a famous customizable mattress available with the latest technology to help you get better sleep.

38. Spyder iPhone battery case

Give your iPhone an upgrade with the world’s best and longest-lasting battery case. It’s the perfect complement to that new iPhone you’re gifting, too!

39. SWICH charger

Charge your devices anywhere and everywhere with the SWICH wireless charging stand. Qi technology promises a fully charged smartphone or tablet all day long.

40. Swopper chair

Design your own and experience what ergonomics can do for the office life. Each chair is unique and crafted, to give you a neutral spine and pain relief.

41. The Cube

A mobile mini projector, this device is dubbed “the first big screen that fits in your pocket.” Take your big league entertainment anywhere, including your next pitch session.

42. Tile

It happens. Entrepreneurs get so busy that they can misplace a wallet. With the Tile app, that will never happen again, meaning you save time, money and headaches.

43. Traeger

These smokers and grillers made a name for themselves based on quality, traditionalism and style. If you know an entrepreneur who cooks to relax, this is the ideal gift.

44. YETI

Founded by brothers, YETI offers a variety of products ideal for the outdoor entrepreneur. You’ve never seen coolers like this. It’s the ultimate gift for the entrepreneur who needs some “me time.”

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It’s the season of giving, and with more entrepreneurs than ever to shop for, your list may need some adjustments. Entrepreneurs are a lot like everyone else, only they do have a few unique needs and desires that come with the territory.

So, whether you go smart and modern or classic in your gift-giving, envision yourself in their shoes with the help of this list and choose a gift your favorite entrepreneur will love.

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