Business

How businesses compare to the world’s economies

If the 10th largest global corporation – BP – were a country, it would be the 27th biggest in the world. That’s bigger than Switzerland. If Apple were a country, it would be the 25th biggest in the world. That’s bigger than Belgium. If Toyota Motor were a country, it …

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The Startup Founder’s Guide to Analytics

You need analytics. I’m very confident of that, because today, everyone needs analytics. Not just product, not just marketing, not just finance… sales, fulfillment, everyone at a startup needs analytics today. Analytics powers every decision, from the strategic to the tactical, from the board room to your line level employees. …

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Critical Things Smart People Never Say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work. These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true. Worst of all, there’s no taking them back once they slip out. I’m not talking about shocking …

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Unicorns in India

Unicorns in India – A unicorn is a private company valued at over $1 Billion. Only China(36) and United States(101) have more unicorns than India. Whether you want to buy, sell, book a taxi or find a restaurant, there is an Indian unicorn for you. Zomato Media Restaurant Search $1 …

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Solve one of these problems to become a billionaire

What to become a billionaire? Your best bet could be solving a problem that’s eluded engineers for decades. Here are the leading problems waiting to be solved. By solving any of these you may become a billionaire easily. Wireless Power Forget about better batteries. the future of longer-lasting phones, tablets, and …

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Growing up in the intelligence era

Information technology shifted 15 years ago from perpetually licensed, on-premise software to Software as a Service (SaaS). The shift created significant opportunities for startups, but led to the death of companies that ignored the change. These companies were stunned to find that traction was not enough to interest investors and, …

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What is Entrepreneurship?

What is Entrepreneurship? The most widely recognized definition of entrepreneurship is “Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled”. Pursuit: the attitudes, beliefs, and actions of an individual entrepreneur — passion, drive, resiliency, focus, a sense of urgency, discipline, and balance Opportunity: the type of venture — an innovative offering, …

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Becoming an Entrepreneur

Basic Topics What entrepreneurship is How to come up with ideas Doing market research and finding your customer Creating value for your customer Knowing how to capture and sustain value Selling and pitching Advanced Topics Entrepreneurial finance and accounting — no spreadsheets Team formation Product development and coding A program …

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Tripfez – an online travel agency catering to Muslims

Tripfez scores funding to focus on Muslim holidaymakers Tripfez, an online travel agency catering to Muslims, today announced it has raised US$750,000 in seed funding. China’s Gobi Partners and Malaysia’s Intres Capital led the round, while Douglas Khoo, co-founder of Chinese travel booking site Qunar, put in some cash. Tripfez, …

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Google Chrome Extensions For Small Businesses

In no particular order, here are our top 50 recommended Google Chrome Extensions for Small Businesses. These are the types of tools that are going to help you transform your daily grind into a seamlessly transcendental workflow. Many of these extensions can also be used with Firefox. Momentum – Pictured above, this …

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