• STARTUPS
    Fantasy Gaming Startup Dream11 Looks To Raise $100 Mn From Tencent

    Mumbai-based fantasy gaming startup Dream11 is looking to raise $100 Mn from Chinese Internet conglomerate Tencent, following the latter’s interest in the Indian gaming industry. Tencent has offered a term sheet for a transaction that could potentially value Dream11 at a pre-money valuation of $400-$450 Mn, reports ET. Earlier, Inc42 had reported that with Alibaba-Paytm actively pursuing interests in gaming segment, Tencent is also […]

  • STARTUPS
    Startup failure: why do startups fail and how to avoid it

    Every year startups fail, even with VC backing and support. But with each of these failures, we learn something. Most important is to test your idea before you start up. Often aspiring entrepreneurs are so in love with their idea that they fail to look at it from a 360-degree perspective and skip the tough […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    30,000 rural Kazakhs to learn basics of entrepreneurship

    ASTANA – According to the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs, in 2018, 30,000 people will receive entrepreneurial training and 6,000 of them will launch businesses after completing the entrepreneurial programme. Photo credit: embercarriers.com The initiative part of the Bastau-Business project, which is part of the second direction of the Productive Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship Development […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    What the Global Entrepreneurship Congress Means for Everyone

    This week, thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and supporters from all over the world will gather in Istanbul for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), put on by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and local partners. What began in Kansas City in 2009 with support from the Kauffman Foundationhas, over 10 years, turned into the leading global event on entrepreneurship. Over the next […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Where scions help ex-staff become entrepreneurs

    Band of 30 wants to convert job seekers to job generators These are no ordinary employers, who either conduct exit interviews to try retain an employee, or hold back their dues to punish them for leaving. Rather, these employers try to kindle their former employees’ entrepreneurial zeal, and handhold them as the enthusiastic staff go […]

  • Easy Ways to Generate Bonus Cash for Insurance

    Because the process of running a business requires a lot of funds, most company managers must develop practical financial strategies in order to set aside cash for risky situations. When major problems happen in a business environment, insurance companies help managers continue their operations, and this is why most business teams structure financial strategies to […]

  • What’s the secret to The Rock’s success?

    Dwayne Johnson is big. Really big. The WWE wrestler-turned-Hollywood star is 6ft 4in, a solid 250lb-worth of hunk – a muscular alpha monument of a guy, much like the “Brahma bull” logo which he has tattooed on to one of his Crossrail-tunnel-proportioned arms. Yet his shaven head, which he has sported for some years now, also […]

  • SUCCESS
    Recycle the Runway raises money for Dress for Success Quad-Cities

    It was a night to shine for local clothing designers and to raise money for Dress for Success Quad-Cities at the fourth annual Recycle the Runway on Thursday at the Davenport RiverCenter. About 500 attended the event, which keeps growing every year, said Regina Haddock, founder and executive director for Dress for Success said. “Our […]

  • SUCCESS
    Do You Have These 3 Characteristics of Success?

    Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Excerpted from Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy. Decision: The master of procrastination In the original Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill noted that the 500 successful people he interviewed firsthand reached decisions promptly and changed their decisions slowly. Indeed, an overarching theme of success throughout the ages is decisively hammering […]