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What are the best innovations to come out of the financial industry in recent times?

From a completely biased perspective, I’d nominate the nascent and not yet completely visible rise of online equity investing platforms.

While Gust is generally flying under the radar, and currently accounts for an infinitesimally tiny fraction of the marketplace, the actual numbers may be a bit surprising.

How to Gauge Business Potential for Your Invention

I’m often approached by people who claim to have invented the next big thing, and ask me how much it’s worth, or complain that they can’t find an investor who will fund it. The honest answer is that ideas and new technologies are worth nothing, outside the context of a specific entrepreneur and a specific business plan that meets a

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8 Ways to Surf the Entrepreneur Information Wave

Being an entrepreneur these days requires an understanding of a thousand topics, many of which don’t even exist today in traditional learning vehicles, like schools and textbooks. The Internet and its information wave have changed everything – it’s the problem with constant change, and it’s the solution, if you use it to navigate quickly and self-educate.