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Young Entrepreneurs Infographic: 10 Entrepreneurs Under 30

Entrepreneurs are a special breed. They are often the ones that bring innovative solutions to complex problems. While each and every entrepreneur is impressive in and of themselves, what is equally impressive is when they are extremely young. Whoever said that age always needs to accompany wisdom or success?

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100 Amazing Small Business Podcasts For Your Listening Pleasure

If you enjoy hearing what other small business professionals have to say about their own small business experiences and learned knowledge, then boy do I have the resource for you.¬† Martin Lindeskog, a contributor for Small Business Trends, put together an awesome list of Top 100 Small Business Podcasts. Each year we choose 100 of […]

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12 Daily Ways to Communicate Company Culture

company cultureWe revere companies with great culture, and idolize CEOs like Tony Hsieh who put culture first in a very public way. Young startup founders in particular invest a lot of energy into defining their values, and often put “culture fit” at the top of their hiring must-haves.

But much of what we call “culture” is about the day-to-day interactions between staff and executive team members, or customers and your service or sales departments. And so the actions you do (or Read More

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Safeguarding Against Natural Disasters with Cloud Computing

When Hurricane Sandy hit in late October, it wasn’t only the people along the East Coast who felt her wrath. As New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania were darkened by power outages, computer users and businesses everywhere also suffered a blackout of sorts.¬†Data centers were knocked off-line, taking popular websites down with them. The outages […]

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Meet the Female Forbes Billionaires Who Made It On Their Own

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The Forbes magazine annual list of the world’s billionaires has always been scant of women, but 35 more women did join this year’s record-length list of 1,426 global über-rich. They now number 138, or 9.7 percent of the total. Last year, they represented 8.5 percent of the list of 1,226 billionaires.

The world’s richest women continue to be heiresses or inheritors of wealth, but every year there appear women who acquired their fortunes largely on their own.

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The women in the top 40 are regulars to the list. They include Liliane Bettencourt of the L’Oreal clan, two Waltons — relatives of Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) founder Sam Walton — the widow Iris Fontbona of the Chilean copper mining giant Antofagasta, Australian mining magnate Georgina Rinehart and Jacqueline Mars of the candy giant Mars, Inc.; the latter two inherited their fortunes and responsibilities when their fathers passed away.

But three women joined the club this year without the help of a family empire or a massive inheritance. These three entrepreneurs join a small sub-set inside Forbes annual list of self-made women.

Take a look at the Forbes list of self-made women billionaires:

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