How I went from having zero video experience to building a following of over 10 million on Facebook by creating my own content

Dhar Mann is an entrepreneur with more than 10 million followers on Facebook and best known for his motivational videos. He had no experience in filmmaking before launching his Facebook videos, but he figured out how to gain followers and views through analyzing data and trying different content styles. Mann said the most important thing to do is find and tell your unique story, even if it feels uncomfortable to share. Click here for more BI Prime stories. When I posted my first “motivational” video on Facebook […]

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1 in 3 People Say a Simple Business Card is Best

One in three people believe a no-frills business card works best. This means a business card with a straightforward design that conveys only essential information. Four in 10 people say their perception of a business has been negatively impacted by the quality or design of its cards. Online printing specialists Instant Print unveiled these statistics as part of recent research compiled by the company. The study involved 2,000 adults working in different industries. The company surveyed these people about their thoughts on business cards. Cost Effective Marketing Business […]

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Pompeo Visits Ethiopian Co-working Space Promoting Entrepreneur Liberation

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Ethiopia this week trumpeting a message of entrepreneurial liberation. Pompeo Visits Ethiopia On Wednesday, Pompeo spoke at the African Union, addressing government and business leaders from across the continent. He also visited blueSpace, the country’s first co-working space for entrepreneurs and gig workers and home to Small Business Trends’ new Ethiopian office. While he stressed what it will take in Africa, and Ethiopia specifically, for more American companies to invest there, he said the true economic liberation comes from within […]

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I'm the founder of a $60 million VC fund. Here are 3 important steps you need to take to cold pitch an investor to fund your startup.

Yubo Ruan is the founder and general partner of 8 Decimal Capital. Ruan says although most of the founders he backs are from referrals, he considers candidates who send good cold emails, pinpoint a big issue, and demonstrate how they plan to fix it succinctly. He says it’s more important for nascent startups to find a good investor who can help them overcome hurdles than it is to get a lot more capital. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Though venture capitalists are investing almost $75 […]

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Spotlight: Behind the Leaf Reveals Business Resources for Women

  Some communities have traditionally been underserved when it comes to business conferences and support. Women and minorities in particular haven’t had access to as many resources as others. But Behind the Leaf wants to change all that by providing resources and support for women owned business. The company runs a business conference for women entrepreneurs in South Florida. Additionally, they a book fair for female authors along with other types of support to help women and minority entrepreneurs succeed. Learn more about the company and the […]

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How One Entrepreneur Went from Getting Robbed to Being a Millionaire

AquaVault is a portable outdoor travel safe that protects your valuables while you swim on vacation. Small Business Trends contacted Jonathan Kinas, Co-Founder/ Managing Partner, Aqua Vault Inc, to learn the story behind this product. Like a lot of great products, Kinas pointed to the old adage that necessity is the mother of invention. The AquaVault Story “We got robbed at the beach,” he writes. “And then invented a product and created a company that got the attention (and investment) of Shark Tank favorite Daymond John.” Kinas […]

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How to navigate the ups and downs of starting a business with your spouse, sibling, or best friend — from 5 founders who have done it

It’s common for cofounders to have an established relationship before they start a company together.  Running a business with your spouse, best friend, or family comes with its own challenges.  Business Insider talked with five cofounders who shared the lessons they’ve learned in marriage and friendship, and how they make the most of their strengths to work together. Click here for more BI Prime content. It’s common for cofounders to have an established relationship before they start a company together.  Business Insider has interviewed countless cofounders — […]

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10 Ways Businesses Can Streamline Their SaaS Products

Software-as-a-service can be an excellent option when it comes to lowering the operating costs of a business. However, companies can end up with software from multiple providers, which can result in organizations losing track of its subscriptions, or paying for a service that team members aren’t fully tapping into. To help businesses cope with this issue, we asked 10 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following: “What is one way small- or medium-sized businesses can streamline the number of SaaS vendors they work with?” How to […]

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