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Entrepreneurs

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Starting a Business

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Technology

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Technology

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Entrepreneurs

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Technology

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The tech giant already is already a leader in maps, but here's why the billion-dollar acquisition can make sense.
Entrepreneurs

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A look at Kevin Systrom's last 12 months -- by way of his Instagram photos.
Leadership

Tech Startups That Turned Down $100 Million Buyout Offers

The smartest entrepreneurs know when their time is up.
Technology

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Growth Strategies

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Upworthy's strategy: In with the old, out with the new.
Marketing

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You'll want to steer clear of these no-nos on the professional networking site.
Leadership

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Starting a Business

The New Kid Craze: A Tiny, Squishy Toy in a Plastic Bubble

Pull with mommy bloggers and big-box stores helped an entrepreneur create a new fad. Look out, SillyBandz.
Starting a Business

Why Businesses Succeed and Fail

Harvard researchers answer 10 perplexing questions.