7 Gadgets An Entrepreneur Needs In 2018

The entrepreneurs of today have to thrive in a market where the competition is intense. One has to constantly up their game, churn out new ideas and keep up with the latest trends in their respective fields. The most interesting thing here is that technology has taken over almost even industry that exists, which also means that entrepreneurs, their ideas and the way they function are in some way or the other entangled with technology.

Thanks to the recent advent of so many tech gadgets and devices that make like easy, entrepreneurs can choose to employ the uses of many of these. For an entrepreneur, time and space are two very important commodities, and gadgets can always help with making their on-the-go lives a little less hectic.

With that agenda in mind, let’s look at 7 such tech gadgets that an entrepreneur should have in 2018.

Power banks

No matter where you are, as an entrepreneur, you’re constantly doing something. Whether it’s on your phone, a tab or a laptop, you’re using it to make things happen and also interact with people. Running out of charge is probably the last thing you would need, because you can lost unsaved work, break your flow of thought, and cause problems you really don’t want to be encountering.

Portable keyboards

The best thing about portable keyboards is that you can pair them with absolutely any device that is Bluetooth compatible. Sometimes, especially when you’re traveling or on the move, this type of keyboard can come very much in handy and also ensure that you’re not stranded if you don’t have your laptop with you.

The postable wallet

Yes, portable wallets are definitely a thing, and they’re becoming increasingly popular too. These portable wallets help with integrating all of your money related cards and accounts into a single device, so that you never have to worry about losing your card or forgetting to carry it with you. One swipe or touch on these wallets and your payments are instantly made without any hassles.

Smart/fitness watch

Smart watches can do so much more than just tell the time, and that’s exactly why entrepreneurs need them. One can use maps, answer calls, listen to music, keep a track through notes and reminders, set alarms and also keep a check on their fitness, heart rate, steps walked and much more using a smart or fitness watch. For an entrepreneur, this means that one tiny device on the wrist can eliminate the time wasted while using multiple devices for the same functions.

Portable scanner/printer

Imagine you have to take a printout or scan an important document for a meeting, but you can’t seem to find a single printing shop nearby; what do you do? Well, thanks to technology, you can use portable scanners and printers that can help you do this from absolutely anywhere, as long as you have a wireless connection and device to support it.

Internet dongle/hotspot

Although a lot of public places provide free wireless internet, and you can also use your mobile data, the speed might not always be sufficient. Entrepreneurs are constantly checking out new content, sending large emails and night even have to transfer larger files. For this purpose, a portable wireless internet device is a definite must. On the other hand, if you’re after home network connectivity options, there are several advanced routers which you can choose from.


When we say smartpens, we don’t just mean those that can use screens like notebooks. Smartpens today are much more upgraded, and can include features like digitally recording everything you write onto a connected device, and also features like audio or video recording. Such devices are perfect for entrepreneurs who refer to not carry around papers and notebooks with them everywhere.

Some brands to look out for:

Power banks

  • Anker Powercore 10000
  • Getihu 10000
  • RAVpower 22000
  • EasyAcc 20000

Portable keyboards

  • Corsair
  • Logitech
  • Razor
  • Microsoft
  • SteelSeries

Portable wallets

  • Samsung Pay
  • Wocket Smart Wallet  

Smart/fitness watches

  • Apple Watch
  • Samsung Gear Watch
  • Fitbit
  • Pebble Watches
  • Samsung Gear Fit

Portable scanner/printer

  • Fujitsu
  • Doxie Q
  • Vupoint
  • Kodak
  • Cannon

Internet dongle/hotspot

  • AT&T
  • Verizon
  • Alcatel
  • ZTE


  • Livescribe
  • Wacom
  • Neo
  • IRIS


The entrepreneur life is indeed a hectic and tough one, but it also has a lot of interesting and adventurous phases. The availability of these gadgets is never a problem, and inventors and brands are always coming up with new devices that can make even basic tasks much simpler. For entrepreneurs who are constantly looking to pass their own benchmarks and get as much as possible done in a stipulated frame of time, smart gadgets can be a total boon!