Entrepreneurship

The one thing this 30-year-old business owner says every entrepreneur should splurge on: "It's worth every penny"

The one thing this 30-year-old business owner says every entrepreneur should splurge on: “It’s worth every penny”

For young people, entrepreneurship is the new 9 to 5, with 60% of teenagers saying they want to start their own business instead of working in a traditional job. However, with the uncertainty that business owners have faced over the past two years, Gen Z may benefit from learning from professionals who have successfully thrived …

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Hungry ghosts: Appen woes threaten livelihoods of low-wage workers

Hungry ghosts: Appen woes threaten livelihoods of low-wage workers

According to Braden-Harder, the bulk of Appen’s business involves two main customers. “We’re basically talking about Facebook and Google here,” she says. And now those companies are taking a hit as the global economy slows the growth of digital advertising, and Apple’s new privacy features are also affecting Facebook’s ad revenue. Simply put, Appen’s top …

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Why Being a Specialist Can Hurt Your Career Success

Why Being a Specialist Can Hurt Your Career Success

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. For a very long time, we have been told to maximize our professional usefulness. We should concentrate our efforts on becoming really good at one thing. In short, specialization reigned. With few exceptions, the most sought-after professionals in their fields were those who were the best at …

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Local Leaders Launch Entrepreneurship Program for Crawford County Students - Crawford County Now

Local Leaders Launch Entrepreneurship Program for Crawford County Students – Crawford County Now

By Crawford County Staff Now September 21, 2022 3:14 p.m. CRAWFORD COUNTY—Crawford CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) is a new county-wide program targeting high school students who are interested in business and entrepreneurship. The program is expected to begin serving students in fall 2023. An effort to increase community support and investment is currently underway. The …

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3 Entrepreneurs Who Raised Millions With Their Best Job Advice: "Careers Are Like Cobwebs"

3 Entrepreneurs Who Raised Millions With Their Best Job Advice: “Careers Are Like Cobwebs”

As deliberations about the strength of the economy persist, Americans continue to quit their jobs in search of better opportunities. More than 4 million people quit in July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Their reasons vary ― some leave due to low pay, for example, others due to lack of career advancement. Millions …

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If history repeats itself, the glory days of early-stage venture capital are coming

If history repeats itself, the glory days of early-stage venture capital are coming

By Marc Schröder Many of the world’s leading VCs earned their reputations (and returns) by investing during the 2008 crisis. Startup valuations were lower, providing VCs with excellent investment conditions, and amid a macroeconomic crisis, the founders envisioned and built a whole new future. This included ride sharing (Uber, Lyft), messaging that eventually improved over …

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Deciphering the business model of the e-commerce start-up Meesho - ET Retail

Deciphering the business model of the e-commerce start-up Meesho – ET Retail

New Delhi: E-commerce, which traditionally started as a convenience in the metros, is getting closer to real Bharat every day. With internet penetration, increasing number of smartphone users and changing consumer aspirations, India beyond metros is driving the growth of e-commerce in the country. Valued at nearly $5 billion, SoftBank-backed Meesho is one such startup …

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Entrepreneurs seek advice and connections during Twin Cities Startup Week

Entrepreneurs seek advice and connections during Twin Cities Startup Week

Each year, Beta hosts Twin Cities Startup Week, an annual week-long series of seminars, discussions, demos and networking events designed to continue to grow the region’s startup ecosystem. This week, thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, academics and business leaders will attend events in the Twin Cities designed to help them grow and fund their businesses, change …

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