Acquisitions are a much more common endpoint for startups than IPOs. So why is nobody talking about it? There are five common myths and biases that get in the way of founders thinking about the future: Optimism Bias, Current Bias, Failure Signaling, Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking Myth, and Business Failure Myth. acquisition. By understanding them and knowing
Ratan Tata announced an undisclosed seed investment in a startup called Goodfellows Photo: Office ET Now HIGHLIGHTS Ratan Tata announced an undisclosed seed investment in Goodfellows Goodfellows operates on a freemium subscription model Goodfellows is currently available in Mumbai with plans to expand to Pune, Chennai and Bangalore Bombay: Industry titan Ratan Tata has announced
Pickleball is becoming big business for entrepreneurs. Here’s how they’re remaking America’s fastest-growing sport.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. In the middle of winter, I decided to visit my parents in their suburban community outside of Disney World near Orlando, Florida. After years of visiting the famous theme park complex, my parents bought a house to enjoy their golden years with Mickey Mouse and a nightly
The Ratan Tata-funded start-up ‘Goodfellows’, which offers companionship to the elderly through educated young graduates who are intensely screened for empathy and emotional intelligence, was officially unveiled on Tuesday in the presence of Mr. Tata who stressed the need for such a service for seniors staying alone. Mr Tata, the chairman emeritus of Tata Sons
The struggle travel and tourism businesses had with the COVID 2020 pandemic was like a fight between an armored tank and a knife carrier. Perhaps the group most affected by the travel and tourism crackdown were MSMEs operating in space. Some had to close completely and now, in 2022, many are still struggling to recover.
The writer is the author of ‘The Reset: Ideas to Change How We Work and Live’ Starting a business may seem like the last thing on anyone’s mind in these times of economic crisis. But that’s why it could be a great time to challenge the status quo and the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.
80% of Nigeria’s 40 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) do not survive past their fifth year, due to a lack of digitalization and sub-optimal business practices. 3 Stanford University graduate students: Abuzar Royesh, Olamide Oladeji and Izunna Okonkwo are trying to solve this problem through their startup, Pastel. They just raised $5.5 million
Norrsken today released a list of 100 impact startups. Of these, 36 are based in Europe. The list was compiled from around 500 nominations from the US-based Obama Foundation, nonprofit VCs Acumen and Footprint Coalition, Nordic investors Summa Equity and Katapult and 13 others. The list is an eclectic mix of companies, from recently launched
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. As a lifelong entrepreneur, I know firsthand the ups and downs of running a successful business. I’ve run several marketing companies, each catering to different national markets, as well as co-run a financial investment company and several lucrative mobile app businesses. Although it hasn’t always been perfect,
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. You are reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Sometimes some people spend their whole life looking for the right idea. Sometimes they find it from the first start and spend their whole life thinking about how to develop it further. HandoutMickey Arora This lack