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03Dec

How to Prepare Your Business for an Initial Public Offering

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). For many entrepreneurs, going public represents the proverbial mountaintop experience. It’s the point […]

03Dec

Need a Last-Minute Trick for Conquering Stage Fright? Do the Penguin.

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). Everyone gets a little — or a lot — nervous before a […]

03Dec

Why This New Form of Funding Has the Music Industry Amped Up

This story first appeared in the December issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and […]

03Dec

Dell Could Be Shopping Some Assets To Help Relieve EMC Deal Debt Load

Since Dell announced its intention to buy EMC for $67 billion in October, there has been a lot of speculation about how the company was going to pay off the massive $40 billion debt it used to finance the deal. I wrote about some of the EMC assets Dell might […]

03Dec

uMake Raises $5.2M To Take On AutoDesk And Others In The World Of 3D Design

The 3D market has seen an explosion of interest on the back of new hardware to create and experience it, from 3D cameras and VR headgear through to 3D printers; and a raft of popular content that has taken advantage of this. But with a lot of the tools to […]

03Dec

EatStreet, An Online Food Ordering Platform For Smaller Cities And College Towns, Picks Up $15M

While Amazon expands Prime Now restaurant ordering and delivery to more places, a startup has picked up funding to go head to head with it and the many others in the crowded food-on-demand category. EatStreet, a platform for restaurants mainly located in smaller cities to take orders online or by mobile, has picked up $15 million in […]

03Dec

Wiivv Raises $3 Milllion To Bring 3D-Printed IInsoles To The Maasses

As we approach the inevitable melding of man and machine, we’re going to need a lot more consonants and vowels. That’s why Wiivv is on the case. Wiivv, a company so disruptive that you can’t type its name without autocorrect kicking in, makes 3D printed insoles using scans made in […]

03Dec

Flip the Sales Process

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). The subject of selling, like any other subject, is full of false […]

03Dec

How My Success Story Is a Tale of Two Cities

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). It was the best of times, it was the worst of times […]

03Dec

Here's The Reason Why Full-Page Ads Are a Waste of Money

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). There’s a reason that full-page ads are a bad thing for the […]

03Dec

How LeagueSide Found Big-Time Opportunities in Small-Town Sports

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). Evan Brandoff grew up a sports fanatic. He played sports all the time. He […]

03Dec

The 5 Worst Marketing Fails of 2015

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). Marketers, be warned: The Internet never forgets. Should you fire off an […]

03Dec

23-Year-Old’s Design Collaboration Tool Figma Launches With $14M To Fight Adobe

“Which version of this design are we on? Did you make the suggested edits? Why is it taking so long to export?” Today, interface design collaboration tool Figma arrives to eliminate these questions with its browser-based alternative to Adobe’s desktop software. Figma constantly saves projects in the cloud with version […]

03Dec

With No European Safe Harbor, Facebook Faces Privacy Complaints On Multiple Fronts

Facebook’s least favorite Austrian, lawyer and privacy campaigner, Max Schrems, has updated his data protection complaints against the social network giant in the light of the recent EJC strikedown of the Safe Harbor transatlantic data-sharing agreement. Schrems has now filed an updated complaint against Facebook with the Irish data protection authority — […]

03Dec

23-Year-Old’s Design Collaboration Tool Figma Launches With $14M To Fight Adobe

“Which version of this design are we on? Did you make the suggested edits? Why is it taking so long to export?” Today, interface design collaboration tool Figma arrives to eliminate these questions with its browser-based alternative to Adobe’s desktop software. Figma constantly saves projects in the cloud with version […]

03Dec

Number26 Launches Its Bank Of The Future In 6 New Countries

If you don’t like your current bank, Number26 is here for you. The German startup has been trying to reinvent the average banking experience in Germany and Austria. It is now expanding to six new European countries — France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia and Spain. Anybody who lives in one […]

02Dec

Advice For Higher-Yielding Agriculture Startups

Gabriel WilmothCrunch Network Contributor Gabriel Wilmoth is an investment manager at Syngenta Ventures and has spent more than a decade helping farmers and ag innovators become more profitable and more sustainable. How to join the network With interest and investment in food and agriculture startups reaching record levels, new entrepreneurs […]

02Dec

Find Which Uber Is Yours With Its New Colored-Coded SPOT Lights

Outside big events like concerts, tons of Ubers can be waiting, making it tough for passengers to figure out which car is theirs. That’s why last week I suggested Uber create a feature that would give passengers and drivers a visual signal they could use to find each other. Well, […]

02Dec

Tagged / if(we) Founder Greg Tseng Tags Out After 11 Years As CEO

Greg Tseng is stepping down from the CEO role of if(we) after 11 years running its dating social network Tagged and game studio hi5. He’ll remain a board member. When asked why the change was happening, Tseng tells me “I initiated it and it’s happening the way I want.” The […]

02Dec

How I Scored 94 Leads in 16 Hours Without Money, Influencers or a Landing Page

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). A couple months ago, I sent an email to my subscribers asking […]

02Dec

5 Ways to Embrace Online Reviews — Good or Bad — and Win New Customers

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). With an astonishing 92 percent of consumers now reading online reviews, businesses […]

02Dec

4 Ways to Keep Your Team Creatively Inspired

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). One of the biggest challenges chief marketing officers face is ensuring that their […]

02Dec

4 Project Management Tips to Keep Your Virtual Team on Track

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). Dispersed teams certainly have their benefits. However, conflicting time zones and priorities as […]

02Dec

Atheer Acquires OnTheGo For Its Enterprise AR Platform

Atheer, a company that builds augmented reality glasses and software for the enterprise, today announced that it has acquired Portland’s OnTheGo Platforms (OTG). OTG has long specialized in building a gesture recognition system that can work on any mobile devices with a standard camera. The five-person company has taken funding […]