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Science & Technology | Technology

An in-depth look at the internal politics at HQ Trivia that has left the startup scrambling to stay afloat

This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, more than half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov, w

Business & Finance | Business

MoviePass Denies Report Claiming It Lost Millions of Users

MoviePass’s never-ending death spiral gained a burst of momentum Thursday with the release of a new Business Insider report, which claims the service now only counts 225,000 subscribers. However, a spokeswoman for MoviePass is disputing the report.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest shares rise 28% on first day of trading, worth $13 billion | VentureBeat

Shares of Pinterest closed 28.58% higher than the IPO price on the first day of trading, giving the image-sharing site a $12.83 billion valuation.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Apple-Qualcomm Deal Reaffirms The Value Of IP And Technology Leadership

The settlement is a huge win for the U.S. patent system and all IP holders because one of the key arguments in Apple’s lawsuit and implied in the FTC’s lawsuit is that non-essential patents are worthless.

Business & Finance | Business

Why Uber Lacks A Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Sustainable competitive advantage means gaining the lion's share of an industry's profits. But ride sharing is a money-losing business and Uber's fancy-sounding Liquidity Network Effect is easy to copy. Skip its IPO.

Science & Technology | Technology

Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO | TechCrunch

Quiz Khalifa aka Host Malone aka Trap Trebek aka HQ Trivia’s Scott Rogowsky has been pushed out of the live mobile gaming startup. The two split due to disagreements about Rogowsky attempting to take a second full-time job hosting sports streaming service

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Intel Capital Expands Israel Team, Announces New $117M Global Investments | Technology News

At annual summit, semiconductor giant's venture arm marks significant year for portfolio companies, including Israeli startups

Business & Finance | Business

7 Ways to Dramatically Grow Your Email Marketing List

Eighty-six percent of people say they want to receive emails from brands that they love (at least once per month). Here's how to get those engaged fans--and future customers--on your list.

Science & Technology | Tech

Lyft closes up 9% on first day of trading | TechCrunch

Pink confetti fell from the ceiling Friday as Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer celebrated their company’s IPO. The stock offering was a bona fide success, with shares selling for $87.24 apiece Friday morning — 21 percent higher than Lyft�

Business & Finance | Business

The Rules for Leading a Navy SEAL Team Are the Same as Leading a Startup. I Know, I've Done Both.

Alden Mills, creator of Perfect Pushup and former military commander, outlines the mindset and tactics for success.

Business & Finance | Marketing

6 Best Ways To Repurpose Your Old Content - Relevance

I am in love with content marketing because it helps to generate 3X more leads as compared to outbound marketing and the best part is, it costs 62% less. There is no doubt that content…

Business & Finance | Marketing

The Hands-Off Method of Online Marketing That's Both Fast and Easy

You don't have to do all the work yourself when it comes to marketing your passive income site. That's where affiliate marketing comes in.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Creating Content That Doesn’t Require Your Legal Department

Over the years, I have worked with companies who are used to having their legal department review all of their content before it’s released to the public. When I tell them that by shifting what they write about, they can ultimately speed up their intern

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Much Does a Trademark Cost?

The costs of filing a trademark application, including how to save by filing electronically.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

6 things small businesses can do to improve cybersecurity

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses can be more vulnerable to cyberattacks than larger companies because they often don't have sophisticated and comprehensive systems to protect themselves from...

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple's streaming service is 'a game changer,' to add 100 million users in 3 years, Wedbush says

Wedbush Securities is particularly bullish on Apple's move into streaming, estimating 100 million users in just three years.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

How Ogilvy Plays To Win In The Ever-Evolving Advertising Industry

Ogilvy is known for creating innovative and iconic media campaigns, for some of the world’s leading brands. Staying on top of the rapidly evolving ad industry takes constant effort.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

US gaming firm Nvidia to buy Israeli chip maker Mellanox for $6.9 billion

Deal is second largest for Israeli tech, after Mobileye; founded in 1999 by Eyal Waldman, Mellanox makes high-speed servers and storage switching solutions

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Branding vs Marketing: Innovative Solutions In Today's Digital Marketplace

Branding and marketing are two slices of a pie that gives companies a competitive edge over others in their industry. They differ slightly, but both of these things are needed for companies’ long term survival. Branding deals with an image and message t

Politics | Leftist Myths

Whole Foods Adopts $15 Minimum Wage, Then Starts Slashing Workers' Hours 'Significantly'

The dream of the $15 minimum wage was finally realized among Amazon employees after the company caved to mounting pressure and implemented it company-wide on Nov. 1.

Business & Finance | Business

The 7 Best Podcasts in Business and Finance

Business and finance podcasts are multiplying, and some of them are quite good. Here are our favorites.

Business & Finance | Business

11 Businesses You Might Not Know Were Started By Women

They include Pepperidge Farm, Proactiv, and your favorite soy sauce brand—which was founded by a samurai widow, according to legend.

Business & Finance | FINANCE & INVESTMENTS

Precursor Ventures just raised a second fund to zero in on pre-seed-stage startups | TechCrunch

Precursor Ventures, a 3.5-year-old, seed-stage investment firm in San Francisco, just closed its second fund with $31 million in capital commitments, roughly double what it raised for its debut effort in 2017. Somewhat amazingly, it has 75 portfolio compa

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Ways Ride-Hailing Companies Like Uber and Lyft Are Hurting Cities | Inc.com

Lyft is about to IPO. That's good for early investors and employees, but it's lousy for cities.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

The 5 Entrepreneurial Factors That Distinguish 'Billionaires' From 'Millionaires'

'The rich are different from you and me,' F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said. Apparently they're different from one another, as well.

Science & Technology | Technology

Tesla launches long awaited $35,000 Model 3

Tesla's long-awaited Model 3 with a $35,000 price has finally arrived.

Business & Finance | Blogging

How to Turn a Single Blog Post Into a Month's Worth of Content Marketing | Inc.com

Creating high-quality marketing content on a regular basis is tough for any brand. Here's how to create a month's worth of it from a single blog post.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

5 Reasons Why 2019 is the Best Year Yet to Start a Business

Startup life is tough, but the current market and available resources makes it a whole lot easier to get going. Here's why 2019 is a great year to launch.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Use Visuals Effectively for Social Media Marketing

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a meme or infographic must be worth a thousand likes, right?……

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

Uber is suing New York City... again

It's not the government's job to protect taxi companies

Business & Finance | Marketing

7 Women in Marketing to Watch Out For | DigitalMarketer

These 7 women are taking the lead in key areas of digital marketing. Here's who you should watch out for, because you need to be listening to and learning from all of them.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How To Use Marketing Automation Tools To Build Your Personal Brand

Automation tools can save you time and resources and help you create a strong voice online.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Facebook could face a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Amazon cancels plans for New York City HQ2

E-commerce giant had faced fierce opposition for a planned New York location projected to cost $3 billion in incentives

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Will My Ex Move On If I Use No Contact?

Will your ex move on if you use the no contact rule after a breakup? Find out if using the no contact rule will get your ex back or push them away.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Panic After A Breakup

When you panic, you allow fear to dictate your reaction and you end up pushing them away even more.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Want to earn more money? 11 businesses you can start from home

Working from home means you can start your side hustle even while you’re still employed. Plus, working from home lets you spend more time with your family.

Science & Technology | TECH

LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service

LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users globally — says that video is the fastest-growing format on its platform alongside original written work, shared news and other content. Now it’s taking

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How To Convince An Employer You Want The Job -- Five Good Reasons And One To Avoid

The first question I ask in a job interview is, “Why do you want this job?” For any given job opening, there are frequently multiple candidates who are qualified enough to do the job. Desire for the job can often win the day.

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon may be rethinking its New York City headquarters | TechCrunch

Amazon’s decision to open HQ2 in New York City has been a controversial decision since day one. The company has been championing the estimated 25,000 jobs the move could bring to the metropolitan area, while citizens and local government officials have

Business & Finance | Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Successful Content Marketing Strategy in 2019

The start of a new year calls for new resolutions and inspiration. This holds true for your content marketing strategy as well. Blog posts and topics that worked last year might not find similar traction this year. In order to ensure success, you must sta

Business & Finance | Business

Uber's new free ride promo will only be available to Super Bowl losers - SlashGear

Two cities, each represented by a professional football team, will battle it out for honor and glory this weekend. One of those cities will be victorious,

Business & Finance | Business

This millennial's company makes millions buying from Walmart and reselling on Amazon

How a 30-year-old was able to flip products from Walmart's clearance aisles on Amazon to the tune of $6 million a year.

Travel | Israeli Culture

Taking Care Of Business: Essential Tips On How Best To Work With Israelis | Technology News

Organizational consultant Osnat Lautman wrote the book on Israel's unique business culture and how to navigate it.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How Tel Aviv Became an Unlikely Sandbox for Foreign Tech Companies

The Tel Aviv shoreline. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. CTech – When e-scooter company Bird decided to expand outside of the US in …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel surges to take fifth place in new Bloomberg Innovation Index | The Times of Israel

Startup Nation leaps up five places in 2019 ranking of most innovative countries, coming in above Singapore, Sweden, the US and Japan, but trailing top 2 South Korea and Germany

Music | Music

How Technology is Reviving the Global Music Business

As it stands, streaming continues to be the biggest contributor to the global recorded-music business. Estimates suggest that streaming paid out $9.6 billion into artist and labels in 2018, making up more than 50 per cent of the global trade’s total rev

Business & Finance | Business

Why Gillette's New Ad Campaign Is Toxic

While it focuses on important social issues related to masculinity, Gillette has alienated a large proportion of its target market. This article provides a historical perspective on Gillette's "Best a Man Can Get" campaign and explains what has gone wrong

Business & Finance | Business

How McDonald's Lost Its 'Big Mac' In Europe

An Irish fast food chain takes McDonald's flagship Big Mac trademark: Is that the end of the "MacBully"?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Mental Health Counseling for Heartbreak - Online Psychology Degrees

Mental Health Counseling and Coaching for Broken Heart Syndrome also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy or stress-cardiomyopathy

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How Long Before My Ex Moves On?

So you have been broken up with, which sounds only slightly better than saying you have been “dumped,” and you want to know how much time you have to g

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

3 Stress Sources And How To Reduce or Eliminate Them | My Organized Lifestyle

Yes, stress is a part of life, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make an effort to reduce the amount of stress in our lives for our quality of life and quality of health (both mentally and physically). Here are three common sources of stress and

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Interview With Breakup Coach Lee

Interview With Breakup Coach Lee by Staff.- - -Coach Lee, as he’s known, is somewhat of a real-life “Hitch.” In case you haven’t seen the movie, Hitch, ...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Been Dumped? 3 Questions For This Real-Life ‘Hitch’ Who Can Help You Get Your Ex Back!

Breakups hurt because the rug has been pulled out from under us. We had been giving our heart to someone and we thought they…

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

You *Can* Get Your Ex Back … If You’re Willing to Do This

You’ve just been dumped by the love of your life. You can’t stop crying, shaking and pleading for a magic potion to help you win their love back. Is that even a possibility? 

Business & Finance | Marketing

The 9 Worst Things Your Business Can Do on Social Media (And What to Do Instead) - SMALL BIZ AHEAD

Even if you understand the ins and outs of using social media from your personal experience, running a social media account for your business is a whole different ballgame. One insensitive post can garner negative coverage and public backlash, and even ha

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How To Break Up With Someone Without Hurting Them

How to break up with someone without hurting them or being a jerk. So you want to break up with someone but want to hurt them as little as possible? This article will show you the best way to break up with someone so that they start the healing process an

Psychology | Psychology

How Many Times Should I Take My Ex Back?

How many times should you take your ex back after a breakup? Should you take your ex back for a third time when they keep leaving you and coming back. When should I not take my ex back anymore?

Psychology | Psychology

What Kind of Person Should I Date

What kind of person should I date? What makes good boyfriend or girlfriend material? Should I try to get my ex back or find someone who is better and wants to be with me? This article will help you figure out the type of person you should be with romantic

Psychology | Psychology

Why Did My Boyfriend Cheat On Me?

Why did your boyfriend cheat on you? You probably fear it has something to do with you and think that if he wanted you more that your boyfriend wouldn’t have cheated. While it says more about your boyfriend for cheating, it’s impossible for you to be

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What To Do When Your Boyfriend (Or Girlfriend) Breaks Up With You

What to do if you when your boyfriend breaks up with you or when your girlfriend breaks up with you. If you have just been dumped by your girlfriend or boyfriend and you want to get back together with them, I can help you know what to do and say to get th

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Texts To Get Your Ex Back

Are you looking for a special text to get your ex back? Maybe some words you can text him or her that will have them instantly want to get back together with you right now? If your boyfriend or girlfriend broke up with you and you are wanting to know what

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How To Make Your Ex Miss You

How to make your ex miss you fast and want to get together with you. Your ex has to miss you to want to come back to you or why would they want you back? This article shows you how to make your ex miss you badly enough to contact you to reconcile and help

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What To Do When Your Ex Contacts You During No Contact

What to do if your ex contacts you during no contact. If your ex texts you during no contact this is what you should say to them in order to preserve your power and keep them missing you. It is important that you respond this way when your ex boyfriend or

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Should I Text My Ex?

If you are asking, "Should I text my ex," here are considerations if you want them back. Don't text your ex when trying to get your ex back. You can mess things up by texting them so it's best to avoid it except in the ways I show in this articl

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Should You Date During No Contact?

Should you date during no contact to make your ex feel jealous? Will dating during no contact work to get your ex back and make them feel jealous? Coach Lee answers that question in this article.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How Long Does It Take To Get My Ex Back?

How long does it take to get an ex back or how long does it take for an ex to come back to you? You worry that your ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend is slipping through your fingers. You fear that if you can't get them back right now, that you will lose

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Is This Breakup A Test From Your Ex? (And How To Pass It)

This breakup could be your ex testing you even if they don't realize that they are doing it. The way you respond to the breakup will be looked back on by your ex when they are considering whether to get back together with you or not. In this way, the

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Will He Miss Me If I Leave Him Alone? Will He Come Back If I leave Him Alone?

Will he miss me if I leave him alone? Will he come back if I leave him alone? Those are common questions I receive on coaching calls and I'm going to answer them in this article. It's important for you to know that by giving him his space, you l

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Is No Contact A Game?

Is no contact a game? Is using the no contact rule playing a mind game with your ex? Is it mature to use the no contact rule after a breakup to get your ex back?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Does The No Contact Rule Work On Men?

Does the no contact rule work on men and will it work to get your boyfriend back? Coach Lee explains in this article.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Radio Silence To Get Your Ex Back -

Radio Silence to get your ex back and radio silence versus no contact. A comparison of the two strategies to get an ex back after a breakup.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Did No Contact Not Work If Your Ex Hasn’t Contacted You?

If my ex does not contact me during no contact, does that mean the no contact rule does not work? Breakup coach and author Coach Lee answers this question.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What To Do When You Are Ghosted

Here is what to do when you are ghosted by a boyfriend or girlfriend. Being “Ghosted” or ghosting is a term people use to refer to a covert and immature way of breaking up with someone where the person simply stops responding to you. Rather than tell

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Startup Accelerators Work

What’s a startup accelerator? How do they really work? Is this a smart path to take for your startup? There has been a lot of buzz about startup accelerators in the past few years. They’ve attracted a lot of attention. They are frequently referred to

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Facebook Marketing in 2019: A Study of 777M Facebook Posts

We looked at more than 777 million Facebook posts from 2018. Here's what you need to know to guide your Facebook marketing strategy in 2019.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Simple Ways to Identify Business Ideas That Could (Really) Change the World

Want to come up with a world-changing business idea? First step, think locally. What exactly does your community need?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Can't Afford an MBA? Read These 6 Books to Educate Yourself Instead

An MBA is an extended and expensive networking opportunity but not the only way to educate yourself about business.

Business & Finance | Business

T-Mobile roasts AT&T for updating phones with a fake 5G logo

With a dumb — but entirely apt — metaphor.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Listen Up: 4 Reasons To Make Podcasts Part Of Your Digital Marketing Strategy

When you think of digital marketing platforms, are podcasts one of the avenues that come to mind? I would guess……

Science & Technology | Social Media

A 23 Step Social Media Marketing Checklist for 2019 [Infographic]

Looking to make sure you stay on track with your social media marketing efforts in 2019? This checklist will help.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Proving the ROI of influencer marketing is challenging but it can be done

Marketers have singled out measuring ROI as one of the biggest challenges they have with influencer marketing, but there are ways it can be done.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

How To Say No In A Room Full Of Yeses

So, as we begin 2019, make a pact with yourself. Trust your gut this year. Always. Make it a habit. If something feels wrong, it probably is.

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Improvements Influencer Marketing Has To Make In 2019

If influencer marketing wants to move from a line item in the "experimental" budget to a line item in the media budget, the industry will need to continue to mature in 2019.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Debunking The Cliches: Five Digital Marketing Myths, Busted

With so much misinformation online regarding digital marketing, it can be extremely challenging for a marketer to know what to believe, let alone develop a smart strategy.

Business & Finance | Business

How Funding Rounds Work For Startups

The promise of big, easy and fast money to build business ideas has inspired countless entrepreneurs to throw their hats in the ring to try and get their share, and make their visions a reality. For some the game of raising capital to build businesses and

Business & Finance | Shopping

The 20 most popular things everyone bought this year

As we head into 2019, take a look at what everyone was buying in 2018. How many of these do you own?

Business & Finance | Business

These are the 10 coolest Kickstarter campaigns of 2018

Kickstarter is always a mixed bag. On the one hand, there are some of the most innovative products on Earth, all in one place. But on the other, we’ve got gadgets for taking better dog selfies, Nike-like trainers for horses, and this odd brush that make

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Intel prepares to expand manufacturing in Israel as part of global plan | The Times of Israel

Multi-year construction activities to expand manufacturing sites in the US, Ireland and Israel are expected to begin in 2019, tech giant says

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

To Amplify Career Growth, Try Crowdsourcing Your Mentorship

Disrupt your career by crowdsourcing your mentorship and take your professional goals to the next level.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Ways to Launch a Startup Without Building it From Scratch

Entering a startup laterally is synergetic – you can begin contributing to a startup that’s already off the ground and the startup will benefit from your skills and will grow better and faster.

Business & Finance | Business

Why Car Makers Are In A Death Spiral

If bankers have their way, when shares of Uber begin trading next year, the San Francisco company will be worth more than Ford General Motors and Fiat Chrysler, combined.

Business & Finance | Business

Five stocks that have plunged 50 per cent — and what investors can expect next

Peter Hodson: The market sell off has been ugly: Investors everywhere are panicking and adjusting their portfolios, perhaps at the wrong time

Business & Finance | Business

Jeff Bezos says 'Amazon will fail' one day - Business Insider

Jeff Bezos told Amazon employees that 'one day Amazon will fail,' according to a recording heard by CNBC of an all-hands meeting.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Here Are The Most Outrageous Incentives Cities Offered Amazon In Their HQ2 Bids

Massive tax breaks, an exclusive airport lounge, and a William Shatner cameo for Star Trek-obsessed CEO Jeff Bezos.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Fast-Growing Businesses Reveal Their Shared Secret To Success

There’s one thing all of these startups have in common and that has played a major role in their success. The best part? It’s a free resource that’s available to your business, too.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

8 Old School Marketing Tactics That Work for Social Media

Okay, so it’s hard to imagine Don Draper meeting with Bethlehem Steel execs in Sterling Cooper’s top floor Madison Avenue […]

Business & Finance | Business

Want Startup Success? Keep It Simple, Stupid!

Don't try to be all things to all people--focus on that one thing your business can be doing that is better than everyone else.

Business & Finance | Business

Working at Netflix Sounds Like Hell

There are many, many jobs that are much worse than working at Netflix. But based on an extensive profile of the company’s culture, the streaming company certainly seems to have built a unique version of corporate hell.

Business & Finance | Marketing

3 Examples Of Clever Content Marketing (That Built Entire Businesses)

Michael Maven reveals some real life examples where entire businesses have been built with a solid content marketing strategy.

Business & Finance | Business

Teamable, the Tinder for hiring, raises $5M and acquires Simppler | TechCrunch

Teamable, a provider of hiring software that leverages employees’ social networks, has brought in $5 million from new investor Foundation Capital and existing backers True Ventures and SaaStr Fund. The startup also announced its acquisition of Simppler�

Business & Finance | Startups

7 Different Areas of Startup Marketing Where You Can Employ Growth Hacking Tactics | Growth Hackers

Growth hacking is part science, part art. There is no template to master it; the best you can do is learn from successful growth hacks.

Travel | Travel

Hilton Jumps on the Hostel Bandwagon With a Budget Brand

The hotel chain is introducing Motto, a hostel-like new brand that it describes as "a micro-hotel with an urban vibe in prime global locations."

Psychology | Personality

The 3 Qualities of a Successful Leader - Mindful

Based on extensive research, Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter reveal the three qualities present in the minds of great leaders.

Science & Technology | Technology

Pinterest Just Made It Easier To Sell More Stuff...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?

Business & Finance | Marketing

Influencer Marketing: How To Make Human Connections Work For Your Brand

Emotions have always played a role in consumers’ purchase decisions, and today’s digital influencers are the ideal launchpad for brands looking to form authentic bonds with audiences.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

Why Certain Artists’ Markets Can Weather a Recession While Others’ Flop

The art market rises and falls in line with the economy, but certain artists will recover faster than others, says Andrea Danese of Athena Art Finance.

Business & Finance | Business

San Diego matures as a tech hub

San Diego's status as a tech hub is becoming increasingly important, with a growing pool of engineers and a surge in VC investments.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Little-Known Best Practices For Launching A Successful Influencer Marketing Campaign

Influencer-driven word-of-mouth marketing is entering a Golden Age -- the result of an explosive rise in social media usage. And marketers need to take advantage.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How Hooters Air went from a successful airline to a $40 million failure in three years

You might not remember it, but at one point Hooters had an airline. Hooters Air launched in 2003 and was initially a success, but it closed about three years later. The company cited a number of reasons for the airline's failure, including a $40 mill

Business & Finance | Business

The End of Snap and Tesla – No Mercy / No Malice

Snap and Tesla were sold this week. They just don’t know it yet.

Business & Finance | Startups

Busting 5 Myths About A Startup!

Being faster and more efficient is all you need to leave your competition behind

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

MoviePass subscribers aren’t going to the movies, and that’s what MoviePass wants - The Verge

The constant changes to MoviePass have made the service less and less useful, and according to comments from the head of its parent company, that is exactly the point.

News | Good News!

Toys 'R' Us cancels bankruptcy auction; plans brand revival

Does this mean more Toys 'R' Us stores could soon be on the way?

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Five Reasons Why Cadillac Is Leaving New York City for Detroit - The Drive

Four years after relocating to Manhattan, the legacy brand is returning to its roots.

Business & Finance | Business

How I spend my time as a startup founder - Balance Ventures

If left unchecked, the time of a startup founder can be easily spent taking unproductive meetings and putting out spot fires. After a few months of drowning in a sea of emails, calls, texts and meetings however, I sought advice from friends, mentors and t

Business & Finance | Business

To Scale Your Business, You Must Embrace A Niche

When it comes to starting a business, it is easy to want to offer your products or services to everyone. However, the more targeted you can be in your launch, the more likely you are succeed.

Business & Finance | Business

Don't Waste Time On A Startup Business Plan -- Do These 5 Things Instead

Based on my experience, business plans for startup companies are usually not worth the effort. Learn what you should be focusing on instead to grow your business.

Business & Finance | Business

This is how much VCs are paid

Venture capital is known for being an opaque industry, so it's no surprise most of us have no idea what the average VC earns in a year.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Letters Of Recommendation May Actually Hurt Female Applicants' Job Prospects - Study Finds

As if landing an interview wasn't hard enough, women face another surprising challenge when they apply for jobs. The coveted letters of recommendation applicants hope will open interview doors may actually do more harm than good for female applicants, a r

Business & Finance | Business

Volkswagen Is Killing Off the Beetle. Again. | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple has now sold almost 2B iOS devices | TechCrunch

As usual, Apple used its annual iPhone event to provide us with a few fresh stats about the state of its business. The most important one came right at the start of today’s event.  Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company is about to sell its 2 bi

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Workplace Gender Biases Differ Depending On if You Have Kids

A new study finds that workplace biases can be especially influenced by marital status -- but present different outcomes -- particularly when a parent is single.

Business & Finance | Business

Small business optimism surges to highest level ever, topping previous record under Reagan

The tax cuts and deregulation efforts of President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress led to more sales, hiring and investment, according to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Marketing Tactics That You Should Start Doing Today

Marketing isn’t just limited to spreading awareness about your product or service

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Analytics Tools to Supercharge Your Marketing Strategy

Fortunately, in today's digital age, it's easier than ever to analyze your data for the goals you set. Here's where to start.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

7 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Find Investors And Raise Millions

No matter how great your product or business idea, how lean you can operate, and how big you’ve grown already, more capital and financial leverage will almost inevitably be a necessity.