• ENTREPRENEURS
    Maximising Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs

    Donna has more than 25 years of experience in investigating what makes brands successful. She has a passion for entrepreneurs, has extensive experience in helping start-ups and growth stage businesses to succeed and is an entrepreneur herself. She highlights a key finding from Seed Academy’s The Real State of Entrepreneurship Surve that marketing and getting customers is […]

  • STARTUPS
    Sajan Pillai to set up US $75 million VC fund for startups

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sajan Pillai, former CEO of Kerala-based IT major UST Global, has announced plans to set up a $75 million venture capital fund to help startups. Pillai, who retired from the company early this year, said he will utilise his time now to help startups, with special focus on Kerala. “Startups here are faced with issues of […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Best Books for Entrepreneurs And Business Owners

    Authorial Outlier: Malcolm Gladwell has many lessons for entrepreneurs. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic) GETTY I’ve been running a business for more than 25 years and I’ve read a lot of great business books along the way. But these are the ten that I turn to most and still re-read because they’ve had such a significant […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How To Foster Immediate Lasting Success For Female Entrepreneurs And Startups

    Creating opportunities for one on one or small group time at entrepreneurial events is important for building connections. PHOTO BY VICKY G CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. While the number of female entrepreneurs is growing globally, women continue to face challenges on their startup journey. The Alison Rose Review Of Female Entrepreneurship in the U.K. highlighted common issues such as access […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    The Best Podcasts For Female Entrepreneurs

    Work towards your business goals with the help of these podcasts GETTY Being a female entrepreneur can be both daunting and exhilarating. We can go from feeling on top of the world after a successful meeting to feeling panicked and overwhelmed when a client sale falls through. Whatever stage your business is at and however […]

  • STARTUPS
    Investors make a beeline for B2B fintech startups

    Bengaluru: Financial technology startupscatering to the requirements of enterprises are increasingly grabbing investor attention. Multiple companies have managed to snap large-sized investments in the business-to-business financial services space over the last two years and few are looking to raise fresh rounds in the current financial year. While lending to the MSME sector had gained traction with […]

  • MOTIVATION
    3 Tips for Cultivating + Maintaining Your Motivation

    What comes to mind when you hear the word motivation? Whether it be career-related tasks, ticking off the never-ending to-do list, and basic self-care, everyone can relate to the desire for motivation. Motivation can be that much more dire for actors in that much of your craft requires a self-starter “muscle.” There generally is not […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Technology As The Great Enabler For Female Entrepreneurs

    Often, we think of technology relative to a career as an asset, a tool or skill to be leveraged for gain. But during a recent dinner, Professor Vanessa Chan reminded me that the changing nature of work means technology can be so much more: it can be the key with which entrepreneurs unlock the global […]

  • SUCCESS
    Prescription for Success?

    Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rise on strong earnings and solid growth in prescription drug sales. AT&T (NYSE:T) unloads its stake in Hulu. And Walmart (NYSE:WMT)announces a fashionable partnership with Kidbox. In this episode of MarketFoolery, host Mac Greer is joined by analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser to discuss those stories and more. To catch full episodes of all The Motley Fool’s […]