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Kickstarter for T-shirts. It sounds like a cliche startup — the kind of pitch that would make an investor cringe. But Teespring, a startup that helps designers crowdfund T-shirt ideas, has had such strong initial traction, it just raised $35 million from the top Silicon Valley firms Khosla Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. Why Elizabeth Holmes Started Theranos.

TEDMED/YouTubeElizabeth Holmes, the founder of Theranos and the youngest female billionaire, speaks at TEDMED.

Why Elizabeth Holmes Started Theranos

As a kid, Elizabeth Holmes spent a lot of time with her uncle. "I remember his love of crossword puzzles and trying to teach us to play football," she said, while speaking at TEDMED 2014 in San Francisco. She recalled his love of the beach and how she spent summers and holidays with him. But one day he was diagnosed with skin cancer, and doctors soon realized the cancer had already spread. 7 IT Startups That Will Change How Businesses Innovate In 2015.

Editor’s note: Mike Kail is CIO and SVP of infrastructure at Yahoo.

7 IT Startups That Will Change How Businesses Innovate In 2015

He sits on the board of ElasticBox and is also an investor in ZenPayroll. New products and services are released every month that dramatically change how we can develop products and manage our IT shops. 10 Brilliant Quotes From Warren Buffett, America's Second-Richest Person. Whether it's ketchup or ice cream or more recently batteries, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is a powerhouse, managing a stable of more than 80 businesses.

10 Brilliant Quotes From Warren Buffett, America's Second-Richest Person

Its stock trades at more than $210,000 per share. And if Berkshire Hathaway is legit, then Buffett -- the company's charismatic leader -- is the real deal in business. At age 84, the man has a net worth of $66.8 billion, according to a recent report. 10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch. 15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit. Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for free, high-quality, educational resources online has only continued to grow in the past few years. Below are some of the resources available to learn more about marketing, entrepreneurship, business management and more. 1. CodeAcademy This great resource offers free interactive programming sessions to help you learn programming languages such as HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP. 2.

The free certification program offers courses on inbound marketing, including website optimization, landing pages and lead nurturing. Related: 21 Resources to Make You a Better Entrepreneur. Our Impact. Kiva - Loans that change lives. Young Millionaires: How These Entrepreneurs Under 30 Are Changing the World. This story first appeared in the September 2014 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses. If you’re aiming for a lucrative business idea, it may be time to brush up on your number-crunching skills.

The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

Accounting services topped the list of the top 15 small-business sectors by net profit margin over the last 12 months, according to Sageworks, a financial information company. The list was compiled using a database of more than 1,000 financial statements from private companies with less than $10 million in annual revenues. Why failed entrepreneurs can't legally close startups in India and start afresh. Harsimran Julka, ET Bureau Mar 14, 2014, 02.54AM IST (Entrepreneurs keen to down…) For nearly three years now, Ashok Segu has been on a fruitless quest.

Why failed entrepreneurs can't legally close startups in India and start afresh

The 52-year-old technology entrepreneur who is trying to wind down a failed venture is being held back by red- tape that makes it impossible to formally close a business swiftly in India. 7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now. Top domain sales. Find out below the biggest public domain sales ever.

Top domain sales

We have tried to only list domains sales and not site or business sales where the domain was only part of the deal (last update 02/05/2015). Marissa Mayer's 2-Year Report Card at Yahoo: C- Marissa Mayer has been CEO of Yahoo for two years.

Marissa Mayer's 2-Year Report Card at Yahoo: C-

In that time, there has been no shortage of speculation about her plans for the company. Yahoo is constantly subjected to the question "is it a tech company or a media company? " ever since Steve Jobs stopped by the company's headquarters. The question points to the widely held assumption that, to succeed, the company will need to learn to compete at a high level in one of those two industries. It has become clear that Mayer does not agree. Her overall strategy does seem to reflect that idea. Sales tips for startup entrepreneurs. I don’t run a product start-up, my friends do. I run software testing services start-up. The Global Resource Allocation Initiative. Elon Musk Interview - Elon Musk SpaceX Interview.

Published in the December 2012 issue, on sale any day now "There will probably be a lot of people that die," says Elon Musk.

Elon Musk Interview - Elon Musk SpaceX Interview

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively. Bigger doesn’t mean better when it comes to work. Stockpile. Startups - The newest companies that could change the world.