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5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Rio's Preparation for the Olympics
Entrepreneur Mindset

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Rio's Preparation for the Olympics

Entrepreneurs should use a critical eye and build off the best practices of Olympics organizers to enhance their business.
Tanner Simkins
4 Tips to Engage Multilingual Audiences on the Road to the Olympics
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Tips to Engage Multilingual Audiences on the Road to the Olympics

Marketers need to speak a lot of people's languages when the whole world is watching the Olympics.
Richard Harpham
Comcast Will Let Netflix Onto Its Set-Top Box -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Comcast Will Let Netflix Onto Its Set-Top Box -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Small businesses will have the chance to show ads during the Rio Olympics.
Grace Reader
NBC Will Broadcast 85 Hours of the Rio Olympics in VR -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

NBC Will Broadcast 85 Hours of the Rio Olympics in VR -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Facebook has made it easier for users to fundraise for their favorite charities.
Grace Reader
Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio
Olympics

Olympic Athletes Turn to Crowdfunding for Travel Expenses, Training Gear and a Ticket to Their Dreams in Rio

More than $400,000 has been raised on almost 90 crowdfunding campaigns to help athletes from around the world take the final step to the summer games.
Catherine Clifford
Japan Driverless Taxi Startup Eyes Partnerships With Automakers
Self-Driving Cars

Japan Driverless Taxi Startup Eyes Partnerships With Automakers

The venture has set the 2020 Games in Tokyo as a target to develop software to operate driverless cars and an online service to ferry athletes and tourists between Olympic venues and the city's transport hubs.
Why Letting Go Is Key to This Athlete-Turned-Entrepreneur's Success
Jeremy Bloom

Why Letting Go Is Key to This Athlete-Turned-Entrepreneur's Success

Jeremy Bloom learned the importance of getting rid of destructive thoughts as an athlete. Now he uses that same skill as the CEO of a tech-marketing software startup.
Catherine Clifford
'I Have Had Way More Failures Than Successes.'
Jeremy Bloom

'I Have Had Way More Failures Than Successes.'

Jeremy Bloom is a two-time Olympian, a former NFL football player and a successful entrepreneur. But he says that's only a part of his story.
Catherine Clifford
How This Olympian Nurtures a Winning Mindset: 'Never, Ever Personalize Your Failure' (VIDEO)
Failure

How This Olympian Nurtures a Winning Mindset: 'Never, Ever Personalize Your Failure' (VIDEO)

'Make the adjustments and take what you learned from that and use that as a catalyst to catapult you to the top,' says wrestling great Nate Carr.
Geoff Weiss
Go for Chess Not Checkers When Running a Business
Marketing Bootcamp

Go for Chess Not Checkers When Running a Business

Whether it's detective work, coaching or entrepreneurship, the best people are playing chess while the rest are playing checkers.
John Brubaker
 Starbucks Banned at Sochi? No Problem. NBC Finds a Way to Smuggle It In.
Franchises

Starbucks Banned at Sochi? No Problem. NBC Finds a Way to Smuggle It In.

While Starbucks isn't an Olympic sponsor, NBC has managed to set up its own shop for coffee addicts.
Kate Taylor
In Sochi, People Are Using Matchmaking App Tinder Like Crazy
Technology

In Sochi, People Are Using Matchmaking App Tinder Like Crazy

Tinder CEO Sean Rad reports a 400 percent increase in new users since the Olympics started last week
Nina Zipkin
Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians
Growth Strategies

Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

Looking at the world's best athletes can teach you some important lessons about entrepreneurship.
Adam Toren
Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs
Technology

Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs

Olympic spectators are grumbling that Sochi merchandise is both hard to come by and severely overpriced at this year's Games.
Geoff Weiss