• ENTREPRENEURS
    These college dropouts went on to become successful entrepreneurs

    “We don’t need no education,” Pink Floyd sang in their iconic song Another Brick in The Wall. Whether a college education is essential or not is perhaps something that can be debated till the cows come home. However, there are several successful entrepreneurs who have gone on to prove that a college degree may have nothing to […]

  • STARTUPS
    Here’s how these startups are making sense of air quality using sensors

    In cities, millions breathe in contaminated air containing particles many times higher than the prescribed safe limit. Finding innovative ways to monitor and predict air pollution, although not difficult, is proving to be expensive. Entrepreneurs at tiny startups and researchers at premier institutions are, however, taking up the challenge. The bottleneck is primarily due to a lack […]

  • NEWS
    Don’t Overlook These Important Pieces of Expert Small Business Advice

    Running a business requires you to juggle so many different tasks — it can be easy to overlook certain things. You might not realize that your insurance coverage isn’t sufficient or that your entire sales model could be improved with a simple tweak. Luckily, members of the online small business community have plenty of insights […]

  • STARTUPS
    These Indian Startups Are Making It Easier For Mothers To Return To Work After Maternity Leave

    In many early stage, work-intensive startups, women fear being sidelined after taking maternity breaks but the ecosystem is coming together to enable more female participation. (Image: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images) Despite being one of the hottest startup destinations in Asia, India throws up some skewed statistics when it comes to gender. Only 27% of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • SUCCESS
    How These 5 Traits Set Women Up For Entrepreneurial Success

    BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 08: Spanx founder Sara Blakely speaks onstage during the Massachusetts Conference for Women at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on December 8, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women) Women entrepreneurs are disrupting industries everywhere, from fashion to technology to finance. No matter what […]

  • STARTUPS
    Don’t Take These 6 Shortcuts with Your Startup Business

    Plunging right in and recruiting a top-notch executive for your startup who has tons of experience working in large companies might seem like a good idea. However, in reality, recruiting candidates without any startup experience can do your business more damage than good. Taking shortcuts might seem like a good idea to save you time, money and […]