Category Archives: Business

Reliance Infrastructure’s focus on a few businesses will shore up its valuation

Reliance Infrastructure, which has been trying to build its focus on selected segments, is now in news amid talks about Greenko Group being interested in buying its Mumbai electricity business for an enterprise value of Rs 10000-13000 crore. Greenko is a home-grown power company owning and operating 2500 MW of power generation capacity. Earlier Reliance Infrastructure had indicated in its investor Read More


A Survey of 3,000 Executives Reveals How Businesses Succeed with AI

Photo by Aaron Burson The buzz over artificial intelligence (AI) has grown loud enough to penetrate the C-suites of organizations around the world, and for good reason. Investment in AI is growing and is increasingly coming from organizations outside the tech space. And AI success stories are becoming more numerous and diverse, from Amazon reaping operational efficiencies using its AI-powered Read More


Why Communication Between Your Business And Development Teams Is So Crucial

When developers are not in the same office as business operations, the communication between business and developers is seriously jeopardized. You can’t just walk to the developer/designer and explain what you imagined by waving hands or using body gestures. Shutterstock Without clear communications, people tend to assume what the other party really wants, but our assumptions can easily go wrong. Read More


12 Common Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Need To Look Out For

Young Entrepreneur Council   YEC is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs 40 and younger. Mistakes happen. In the business world, they can cost growing firms resources or potential customers. Some missteps are easy to overcome. Others require a significant investment in time in order to work past. When starting out, entrepreneurs may not know where all the mine fields are. To Read More


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‘I couldn’t tell my parents I had started a business’

  Shoko Takahashi is a rare example of a female boss in the Japanese bio-tech sector. The founder and owner of Gene Quest, she says her parents would not have approved of her starting her own business, so she didn’t tell them for six months. As part of the BBC’s Jumpstarting Japan series – meeting the Asian giant’s young entrepreneurs Read More


20 Small Business Ideas in the Growing Cannabis Industry

The cannabis industry is growing fast. And that means there are plenty of potential business opportunitiesavailable for entrepreneurs who are interested in this expanding niche. Serge Chistov, Chief Financial Advisor for the Honest Marijuana Company and president and founder of Serge Import LLC spoke to Small Business Trends in a phone interview about all the possibilities. Chistov explained, “It’s a lot like any other Read More


Do You Need a License for a Home Business? Maybe

Recently I applied for and obtained a home business license. Didn’t know you needed a license to run a business out of your home?  Neither did I, until recently. My journey of discovery started when I relocated my small business from Ohio to Florida. I decided to seek certification from the state of Florida as a woman-owned business. While completing Read More


Federal Vs. State Regulation: Are Small Businesses Getting Caught in the Crossfire?

The small business landscape is changing with the wave of deregulation proposed and implemented by the administration of President Donald Trump. To understand how all this is affecting small businesses, it’s important to recognize the regulatory balancing act between the federal government and the states, says ComplyRight, a firm specializing in helping small businesses navigate a variety of compliance issues. Generally, Read More


Federal Vs. State Regulation: Are Small Businesses Getting Caught in the Crossfire?

The small business landscape is changing with the wave of deregulation proposed and implemented by the administration of President Donald Trump. To understand how all this is affecting small businesses, it’s important to recognize the regulatory balancing act between the federal government and the states, says ComplyRight, a firm specializing in helping small businesses navigate a variety of compliance issues. Generally, Read More


5 Tax Deduction Secrets You Should Know Before Your Next Business Trip

Most small business owners travel out of town on business. Some do this frequently; others only occasionally. Either way, the cost can mount up. Certify reported that the average annual cost of a business trip in the U.S. is $949 for plane tickets, hotel fees, and other expenses. Being able to deduct travel costscan provide significant financial relief for a small business. However, Read More