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Elevator Pitch Ep. 2: ‘Be Honest, Were You Insulted by That Offer?’

This ‘Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch’ episode features engaged co-founders, cannabis products and a $ 1 million ask. October 21, 2020 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch invites ambitious entrepreneurs to step into the Entrepreneur Elevator, and then gives them just 60 seconds to pique the interest of a group of […]

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ProBeat: PayPal will boost cryptocurrencies while undermining their ethos

The audio problem Learn how new cloud-based API solutions are solving imperfect, frustrating audio in video conferences. Access here PayPal is joining the cryptocurrency market “in the coming weeks.” The digital wallet company will let U.S. customers buy, sell, and hold Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin directly in their account. In early 2021, PayPal […]

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Google Maps Platform targets on-demand rides and deliveries with new location and routing tools

The audio problem Learn how new cloud-based API solutions are solving imperfect, frustrating audio in video conferences. Access here Google announced a notable expansion to the Google Maps Platform today, one that will give ride-hailing companies and on-demand delivery services access to more location and navigation smarts. Food delivery services have seen a particularly strong […]

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7 Common Entrepreneurial Traps

October 21, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Being an entrepreneur is actually quite dangerous. No, I’m not saying it’s at the level of danger first responders or medical workers on the front lines have to deal with, but hear me out: There are certain pitfalls and traps entrepreneurs can […]

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How Sticking to Their Principles Helped Zappos and Tom’s of Maine Step Ahead of Their Competition

October 18, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Capturing market share in a competitive industry is a matter of differentiation. When Tesla saw that its rivals favored function over form, it positioned itself as a sleek alternative to more prosaic vehicles like the Toyota Prius or the Chevy Volt. […]

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Can Employee Monitoring Be Done Ethically?

October 16, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you talked to business owners, managers and employees last year, most of them would probably tell you that employee monitoring software seems excessive and intrusive. But now that COVID-19 made us rethink work-from-home policies, this industry is booming. Many managers have realized […]

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Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Season 6 Episode 1: What Could You Build With Another $500,000?

The premiere episode of our weekly pitch show’s sixth season begins with space-saving gardens, a healthcare startup and a multi-million dollar sexual wellness company. October 14, 2020 2 min read Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch invites ambitious entrepreneurs to step into the Entrepreneur Elevator, and then gives them just 60 seconds to pique the interest of a group of […]