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Business & Finance | Business

Meet The Harvard Grads Whose Startup Just Raised $30 Million To Help Employers Verify Sensitive Data

Truework announced it had completed a $30 million Series B funding round, led by Activant Capital, with participation from returning investors Sequoia Capital and Khosla Ventures. Individual investors include Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees William Hockey of

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Hertz Files for Bankruptcy After Rental-Car Demand Vanishes

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Delaware after sweeping travel restrictions and the global economic collapse destroyed demand for its rental cars.

Business & Finance | Business

This Startup's Pivot Aims to Help Other Struggling Businesses Amid the Pandemic | Inc.

The pandemic wiped out most of the SnapBar's photo booth business. In response, the founders immediately launched a gift box service that also helps other local companies.

Music | Vinyl Records!

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting America’s Vinyl Record Industry | Pitchfork

Pressing plant shutdowns and a drop in demand are putting the format’s long-running comeback in jeopardy.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Choose Between Incubators and Accelerators

The line between the two is blurry--pick the right one for your business.

News | In The News

Coronvirus Impact: Pier 1 Imports to close all stores, cease retail operations - ABC7 Los Angeles

Pier 1 Imports wants to close all its stores for good as it struggles financially during the pandemic.

Business & Finance | Business

How a Pizza Shop Owner Turned DoorDash's Own Fee Structure Against It

While delivery apps continue to screw over small businesses, one pizza shop has managed to strike back.

Business & Finance | Business

3 Ways to Maximize Your Team's Productivity | Inc.

Three key areas that can help you and your teams be more productive during, and after quarantine.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Facebook just bought GIPHY to better bake GIFs into Instagram - SlashGear

Facebook has acquired GIPHY, with plans to fully integrate the GIF-search tool into apps like Instagram and Messenger so as to make finding animated responses

News | News

Coronavirus could shut 70,000 Israeli businesses this year, report warns

Since start of pandemic, there has been a 70% drop in number of new businesses, mainly due to economic uncertainty, Dun & Bradstreet says

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Say Amazon actually buys AMC Theatres. What would that be like? | Fortune

A deal is merely speculation at this point. But it's not hard to imagine a Whole Foods-style makeover at the world's largest movie theater chain.

Politics | Politics

Elon Musk gives Alameda County, California, officials the finger in defiance of COVID19 restrictions

Elon Musk’s Alameda County, California, Tesla factory isn’t supposed to be operational right now due to COVID19 restrictions.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Get Your PPP Loan Forgiven, When to Give it Back, and What's Coming Next

In Inc.'s exclusive National Small Business Town Hall, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's policy chief discuss a range of new issues many business owners now face.

News | News

EXCLUSIVE: Where Nordstrom Has Closed Stores for Good

Eliminating 13 percent of the Nordstrom department store fleet underscores the impact of COVID-19.

Science & Technology | Technology

How Instagram's First Investor Steve Anderson Struck Gold As A One-Man Deal Machine

Steve Anderson paints his toenails blue and works alone out of a former children's photo studio. He's also the second-best venture capitalist in the world.

Business & Finance | Business

Why now may be the perfect time to start your business, according to the bestselling author of The Lean Startup

The best time to be an entrepreneur is "when everyone is running for the exits," according to The Lean Startup's bestselling author, Eric Ries.

Business & Finance | Business

Is This the End for Open Offices? Let's Remember Who Invented Them

It was more than 25 years ago, and they were calling it the office of the future.

Science & Technology | Tech

Smartphone shipments dropped 13% globally, and COVID-19 is to blame | TechCrunch

We knew it was going to be bad — but not necessarily “lowest level since 2013” bad. As Apple was busy reporting its earnings, Canalys just dropped some of its own figures — and they’re not pretty. After two quarters of much-needed growing, the global smar

Business & Finance | Business

LinkedIn's CEO Just Shared the Best Work at Home Advice You'll Read Today

While at times it may seem impossible, it's more important to your productivity than ever to make sure you build buffer time into your schedule.

Business & Finance | Business

Pandemic forces fundraising founders to accept ‘discounts across the board’ | TechCrunch

Startup founders who are fundraising in this climate should expect venture investors to take a huge chunk out of their valuation expectations. “What we’re seeing across the board is discounts,” says Mike Janke, co-founder of early-stage cybersecurity inve

Business & Finance | Business

Trader Joe's Won't Do Delivery Or Pickup. For An Extraordinary Reason | Inc.

Not every supermarket chain thinks the same way. Some prefer to stick to certain principles.

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon reportedly accessed third-party seller data to develop private-label products

Amazon employees have accessed sales data from independent sellers to help the company develop competing private-label versions of popular products sold by those sellers, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. That practice would go against t

News | News

California barbershop, hair salon reopen after Newsom pushes to continue lockdown

A barbershop and a hair salon in the same northern California town decided to defy the statewide stay-at-home order by opening for business amid the coronavirus public health crisis.

Business & Finance | Business

4 Steps to Get Your PPP Loan Forgiven | Inc.

There are many rules around Paycheck Protection Program loans, particularly when it comes to loan forgiveness. Here's what you need to know.

Business & Finance | Business

How can I get a small business loan under the coronavirus stimulus package? Here's your guide to the process

How long does it take for a small business to get an emergency loan under the coronavirus relief package? USA TODAY answers these and other questions.

Business & Finance | Business

What’s a chief technology officer worth to a startup raising money?

In his weekly advice column, Maynard Webb tries to suss out what a startup founder is really looking for: Tech support, or a soul mate?

Business & Finance | Business

COVID-19 And Startups: The Ugly, Bad And Good—And How To Help

Startups around the world are feeling the COVID-19 pain, although there are some hopeful signs. And there are actions government might take to help.

News | In The News

Not-So-Small Companies Are Getting Small-Business Loans Under PPP : NPR

The government's $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program had to be thrown together quickly, and the criteria for which companies can receive benefits were kept loose.

News | News

The Return of Drive-Ins Could Be the Theater Industry's Last Hope - Movie News Net

In case you hadn’t noticed, things are not looking great for the movie industry. Yes, the big film studios should be okay in this time of economic pause, as people at home are streaming content at an unprecedented level. But most theater owners have

Business & Finance | Business

Farewell, workplace burnout: will coronavirus slow the manic pace of our modern lives?

Here’s hoping the pandemic forces a rethink of our obsession with work and the culture of busyness

Business & Finance | Business

Tech Startups Offer Stock, Not Salary, During Virus Crisis

A growing number of startups are offering stock-for-salary trades to preserve cash as the tech industry reels and economic uncertainty mounts during the coronavirus crisis. Bloomberg's Shelly Banjo reports on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg)

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Advice for New Entrepreneurs Entering the Covid-19 Era | Inc.

It's an especially strange and scary time to be an entreprenuer. But some advice remains true whatever the economic and business climate.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Re-open Your Business | Inc.

Here are some questions to ask as you prepare to re-open your doors once the pandemic subsides.

Business & Finance | Business

The Keys to Getting Your Customers Back | Inc.

Don't expect a return to business as usual. You've got to give people a reason to trust your company.

Business & Finance | Business

This venture firm is offering fast funding in a time of uncertainty | TechCrunch

The early-stage venture firm NFX is launching a seed-funding initiative today that invites founders to apply for seed funding of $1 million to $2 million in exchange for 15% of their company. Why is this interesting? It’s not because of the size stake tha

Science & Technology | Social Media

Startups Weekly: Where social startups will get funding in the future | TechCrunch

While consumer tech has matured as a startup category in recent years, many investors continue to be bullish on specific trends like online gaming, voice, and the unbundling of platforms in favor of focused social networks.

Business & Finance | Business

The 90-Day Action Plan to Steer Your Business Through the Covid-19 Crisis

Sageworks co-founder Brian Hamilton offers expert advice on preserving cash, guarding employee morale and making sure your business is at the front of the line.

Business & Finance | Business

What You Must Know Before Applying for a PPP Loan With Multiple Lenders

If two lenders submit a Paycheck Protection Loan application to the government on your behalf, it may trigger a fraud alert.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How one European VC firm is reacting to the economic crisis | TechCrunch

Public markets around the world have been tanking for the past few weeks, and many companies simply can’t operate during a lockdown. Sheltering in place has had some terrible economic consequences, with a record number of Americans getting laid off, inc

Business & Finance | Business

How Old-School Manufacturers Learned To Make Ventilators — Virtually Overnight

The U.S. has a desperate need for ventilators to save patients who become critically ill with COVID-19. Across America, manufacturers are scrambling to fire up assembly lines to produce more than a hundred thousand of them–and to figure out what to do d

Business & Finance | Business

Auto insurers are offering discounts amid the pandemic. What you need to know

With fewer people on the road, auto insurers are offering customers discounts. Consumer advocates say they could be doing more.

Science & Technology | Technology

Wanted: People who know a half century-old computer language so states can process unemployment claims - CNN

On top of ventilators, face masks and health care workers, you can now add COBOL programmers to the list of what several states urgently need as they battle the coronavirus pandemic.

News | The News

What America Loses With Every Shuttered Main Street Restaurant

In the wake of coronavirus, our communities will be immeasurably poorer without the kind of small restaurants that made me who I am today.

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon to Shut Down Its In-House Shipping for Now | Inc.

The service was meant to compete with UPS and FedEx, but will 'pause' effective June 5. 

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest shares jump as company issues early first-quarter guidance

Pinterest said that it hasn't seen much exposure to the advertising segments most hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, including travel, automotive and restaurants.

Entertainment | Entertainment

AMC Theatres May Never Recover and Shut Down for Good

Movie theaters have been shut down for weeks due to the world's current state of affairs, and some might not be able to open their doors again..

Business & Finance | Business

GrubHub/Seamless’s pandemic initiatives are predatory and exploitative, and it’s time to stop using them | TechCrunch

Times are exceptionally hard, especially for local restaurants, which were always in a precarious business even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. But when times are hard, people pull together, right? Or at least they don’t take advantage of the suffering

News | Interesting Stories

What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage

Around the world, in countries afflicted with the coronavirus, stores are sold out of toilet paper. There have been shortages in Hong Kong, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. And…

News | In The News

L.A. moves to prosecute eight businesses that refuse to close amid coronavirus

Coronavirus: L.A. moves to prosecute eight businesses that refuse to close, in violation of Safer at Home directive.

Business & Finance | Business

The Biggest Changes to the Small Business Loan Program This Week | Inc.

The Small Business Administration released a 31-page document outlining the latest changes to the Paycheck Protection Program.

Business & Finance | Business

Applying for Small Business Loans? Here's How to Prepare | Inc.

Getting loans through the U.S. government's Paycheck Protection Program may take more time than originally intended. Here are a few things you can do to help speed up the process.

Business & Finance | Business

Covid-19 Relief Loans: Here Are the Fed's New Rules

Here's the latest guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program and economic injury disaster loans.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Manage Salaries During Covid-19 | Inc.

Five strategies to make the best decisions about cutting salaries, furloughs, and layoffs, that are in the best interest of your employees and your business.

Business & Finance | Business

How Your Small Business Can Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic

How can small businesses survive the turbulent times coming ahead in 2020? Here are a few tips.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Small Businesses Could Land SBA Loans in as Soon as 2 Weeks. Here's Who's Eligible

In an exclusive Town Hall with Inc., U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive vice president and chief policy officer Neil Bradley explained the resources that will soon be available to business owners in the economic stimulus package.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

A Survival Guide for Early-stage Start-ups

Successfully navigate an early-stage start-up through its first couple years in business and your odds of survival are much greater. But how, exactly, can you do this?

Business & Finance | Business

The Great COVID-19 Panic of 2020 & Why Startups Shouldn't Worry - Newchip Accelerator

I'm writing to you from a "corona clinic" today experiencing this both as a patient and a stakeholder in the midst of it all. First off, I am not a licensed medical practitioner, nor professional, though I have seen an uptick in licenses "o

Business & Finance | Business

The Essential Guide to Business Continuity in a Crisis | Inc.

Inc.'s solutions center offers expert advice on handling panicked customers, interrupted supply chains, webinars, Zoom meetings, hyper kids, and a work environment that changes by the hour.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Facebook announces $100 million program for small businesses impacted by coronavirus

Facebook said the grants will be available for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. That would be an average of $3,333 per business.

Business & Finance | Business

What the Federal Reserve's Interest Rate Cut Means for Consumers

A look at how the Fed's interest rate cut could affect your savings accounts, credit card rates and more.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How coronavirus could lead to a permanent remote workforce | VentureBeat

If companies see a payoff from their emergency work-from-home policies, those policies could stick, impacting our cities, the environment, and much more.

Business & Finance | Business

U.S. internet well-equipped to handle work from home surge

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. internet won’t get overloaded by spikes in traffic from the millions of Americans now working from home to discourage the spread of the new coronavirus, experts say. But...

Science & Technology | Tech

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board

Bill Gates founded Microsoft in 1975 with Paul Allen, who died in 2018. Gates is also leaving the board of Berkshire Hathaway.

Business & Finance | Marketing

5 Tips to Kick Off a Content Marketing Strategy the Right Way | Inc.

There is a direct correlation between the quality of the content your company produces and the strength of your brand.

Business & Finance | Business

‘Shark Tank’: Why these toothpaste company founders turned down a 6-figure deal with Mark Cuban

"It is shocking when someone says 'no' to me," "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban said after Bite Toothpaste Bits turned down his offer of a $325,000 investment. "When was the last time that even happened?"

Travel | Travel

United Airlines Just Made A Truly Misguided Decision That May Wreck Customer Goodwill. The Question Is Why | Inc.

Don't tell your customers all the good things you're doing and try and quietly slip through the bad.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Make Your Early-Stage Startup Valuable To Acquirers

Most startups end up getting acquired. Entrepreneurs that build a successful startup deserve the option to sell their venture and get compensated for standing out when the majority failed. Here’s how to make your early-stage startup valuable to acquirer

Business & Finance | Business

Business advice from Howard Schultz: The ‘humanity’ of a company will create long-term value – GeekWire

Schultz, who led Starbucks as CEO for more than two decades and is a rumored presidential candidate for 2020, shared some words of wisdom at an event in Seattle Thursday.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Early Facebook employees: Where are the first 20 now?

Facebook launched 16 years ago, and a lot has changed since then. Here's where the company's first 20 employees ended up.

Business & Finance | Business

Richard Branson isn't motivated by money

"I know in America, people are fairly fixated on money, billionaires, millionaires and so on. I'm not," Branson tells CNBC Make It.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook pulls out of the SXSW conference citing coronavirus concerns

Facebook has pulled out of the SXSW conference in Austin, TX, due to concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Facebook’s move follows Twitter, which announced today that it would be pulling out of the conference as well.

Business & Finance | Business

3 Simple Ways to Use Communication to Enhance Your Brand's Customer Experience | Inc.com

When done right, the way you communicate can even become a beloved part of your customer experience in your startup or growing business.

Business & Finance | Business

5 things every new business owner needs to know before starting

When starting a business, it is critical to have five things to help get a headstart on success: a formal plan, the right partners, and a handle on spending, customers and marketing.

Science & Technology | Tech

Inside the Seething Boardroom Drama That Poisoned HQ Trivia

The app was America’s favorite gameshow until a toxic culture and co-founder feuding drove it off the air. Now, the CEO wants to bring it back.

Entertainment | Podcasts

5 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Marketer

In as little as ten minutes a day, you can refine your marketing skills and apply new strategies to your business. These five podcasts offer digestible and actionable tips and tricks from expert marketers that cater to even the busiest professionals. Add

Business & Finance | Business

How a Web Design Company Crowdfunded Millions and Completely Disappeared

The Grid suddenly locked customers out of their websites and went silent for a year. Now, the CEO says he was naive. "I can imagine there's a few people who are pissed off."

Science & Technology | Technology

When that ‘AI company’ isn’t really an AI company | TechCrunch

Artificial intelligence is one of the most important fields in technology right now, which makes it ripe for buzzword-savvy startups to leverage for attention. But while machine learning and related technologies are now frequently employed, it’s less comm

Business & Finance | Business

Why You (and Your Employees) Need to Refocus Your Vision Statement

Defining your 'why' is what separates your business from the masses, the mission you live beyond the drive for profit. It also inspires loyal employees, and gives them a chance to invest in something greater than themselves.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How to raise money – it’s a journey not an event | VentureBeat

Every year I teach classrooms full of students who leave class understanding the basics of how to search for product/market fit — and thinking their next goal is to “get funded.”

Business & Finance | Marketing

How to Engage Hundreds of Micro-Influencers to Scale Your Brand

To get your product and company maximum exposure, consider utilizing micro-influencer marketing to generate content and make more sales.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Why Dropbox shares are soaring after it reported earnings | TechCrunch

While the broader SaaS category has seen huge valuation gains in recent quarters, Dropbox has not. But perhaps the environment is changing for the company with its latest results.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Leak reveals launch timing for a brand new product unlike anything Apple has made before

There's really no question at this point that 2020 is shaping up to be an extremely busy year for Apple, and much of the focus from fans is on one product line in particular. Needless to say, we're talking about Apple's iPhone lineup.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Take Fewer Meetings, Write Fewer Proposals-- And Still Grow Your Business. Here's How | Inc.

By asking qualifying questions of business prospects and trusting your instinct you will take fewer meetings and write fewer proposals -- and still grow your business. You'll preserve your mental energy, too.

Gaming | Gaming

Report: The PS5 is so expensive to make, Sony may sell it at a loss

The PS5 reportedly costs as much as $450 a unit to make, due to hardware costs. If it wants to compete with Xbox, Sony may have to sell it for less.

Science & Technology | Social Media

3 Strategies to Revive And Grow Your Facebook Business Page

Business pages are still valuable, but the way to leverage them has changed.

News | News

'Things didn't feel right': Some SmileDirectClub customers report problems

NBC News investigation finds that SmileDirectClub's at-home dental aligner kits may do more harm than good. Some patients lost teeth, others needed braces.

Business & Finance | Business

Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk?  | The New Yorker

Nathan Heller on how the industry shaped the past decade and could destroy the next one.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Top 6 Marketing Money Wasters

Avoid these common but costly mistakes to save yourself headaches and cash.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Exciting Email Marketing Trends to Watch in 2020 | Inc.

Happy email subscribers equal higher engagement rates and conversions.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Technology Tools to Help Your Sales Process | Inc.

Salespeople and teams should learn how to increase sales and revenue by using technology to augment their efforts.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

The Average Age Of A Successful Startup Founder Is 45

Many factors may explain why middle-aged startup founders are on average more successful, but work experience seems to play a critical role.

News | News

As Regulations Roll Back, Could Clean Water Protection Business Dry Up?

The Trump administration is stripping clean water protections put in place by President Barack Obama, and some in the industry worry that the regulatory changes will threaten their business.

Business & Finance | Business

You need a minimum viable company, not a minimum viable product | TechCrunch

Before attempting to scale your minimum viable product, focus on cultivating your minimum viable company.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Increase Web Traffic – 9 Essential SEO Tips

We've reached out to marketers, content creators, and SEO experts to ask them about the best ways to increase web traffic on your site.

Business & Finance | Business

Essential advice for securing your small startup | TechCrunch

Jeff Bezos’ phone was hacked. And if the richest person in the world is vulnerable, chances are good that your startup could get hacked, too. The good news is that, as a tiny company, you’re not a big target. But as soon as you hire your first employee, i

Business & Finance | Business

How To Prepare Your Early-Stage Company For A Capital Raise

Your company is your baby, but its birth is just the beginning. Growing a company takes years, and having the right partners is crucial.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Too Old To Become An Entrepreneur? Surprise Yourself With This New Research

if you believe youth itself is the elixir of successful entrepreneurship, you are wrong. The average age of a successful startup founder Is 45 says Harvard Business Review.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

CEO Seeks to Increase African American Homeownership Through LEGACY

Ben Slayton, the president/CEO of LEGACY Home Loans, is working to oncrease African American homeownership across the country.

Business & Finance | Business

7 Strange Startup Ideas That Succeeded in a Big Way (One Raised $35M on Kickstarter)

Strange startup ideas can sometimes be the most successful of all. If you need inspiration

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

9 keys to measuring content marketing success

Start by establishing what, precisely, you want to achieve. Then, identify specific KPIs, track your progress, and don’t be afraid to tweak tactics on the fly. If you want your marketing campaigns to work, you’d better be ready to work. Brainstorming,

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How to Select a Co-Founder for Your Business Who Can Triple Your Odds of Success | Inc.com

I often find people who believe that the terms "entrepreneur" and "inventor" are interchangeable. Yet I find a big difference between "starting a new business" and "creating a new product."

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Thinking About Selling on Amazon? Weigh These Pros and Cons First | Inc.

You can potentially reach millions of customers by selling on Amazon, but is it worth it?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How to Bootstrap Your Content Marketing | Inc.

You don't need a lot of money to be effective with content marketing. Here is how you do it the right way.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli tech exits jump 72% to record $21.74 billion in 2019, report says | The Times of Israel

In 2010-2019 there were 1,210 Israeli tech M&As and IPOs, for a total value of $111.29 billion, according to IVC-Meitar

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Ways Introverted Leaders Can Master Social Media

Social media allows even the most introverted of leaders to connect and build a genuine foundation with their audience.

Business & Finance | Business

Think Like A Lean Startup, Even If You’re Not A Startup

Before you write another line of code, understand what customers are telling you.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Five Steps To Brand Yourself In 2020

Personal branding helps you build authenticity, trust, credibility, and connections.

Business & Finance | Marketing

4 Content Marketing Resolutions to Boost Brand Awareness in 2020 | Inc.

Marketers in 2020 must produce consistent, high-quality content to build their brand. Adopt these four resolutions to boost brand awareness in 2020.

Business & Finance | Business

How Sales Teams Can Use Marketing Content to Close More Deals

Content that doesn't get used is content that gets wasted. Garrett Moon explains how to help sales teams use content and marketing assets effectively.

Business & Finance | Business

'Do Not Sell My Info': US Retailers Rush to Comply With California Privacy Law

U.S. retailers including Walmart Inc will add "Do Not Sell My Info" links to their websites and signage in stores starting Jan. 1.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Advertising As We Know It Is Dead

Recent reports indicate that brand advertising is in trouble.
Short-term, disposable viewership is an unfortunate byproduct of the digital age. Sustainable brand-building advertising campaigns designed to create and reinforce brand loyalty will be a thin

Business & Finance | Women Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs are turning away from venture capital — Quartz

In the UK, only 1% of venture capital goes to women. Some founders aren't letting that stop them.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Essential Fund Raising Tips for Start-ups

Apart from the mandatory processes and documentation, there are a few things a start-up founder or first-generation entrepreneur needs to be prepared for, before closing the deal

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Billion-Dollar Ideas: Of 30 Israeli-Founded Unicorns, 13 Joined The Club In 2019

TechAviv's Yaron Samid keeps an updated list of private companies with Israeli founders valued at $1 billion or over. | NoCamels

Business & Finance | Business

US Finalizing Rules to Limit Sensitive Tech Exports to China, Others

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is finalizing a set of narrow rules to limit exports of sophisticated technology to adversaries ...

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

8 advertising trends experts predict will die out in 2020 | AdAge

It's a new year, a new decade and a new opportunity for some different trends to thrive.

Entertainment | Podcasts

Why Podcasts Should Be Your Top Marketing Priority Next Year

If 2019 was the year audiences discovered podcasts, 2020 is shaping up to be the year marketers follow suit.

Business & Finance | Business

Effective ways to ensure your remote team feels like part of HQ

Early-stage startups have a massive problem: there are way, way too many things to do, and never enough people to do them. Whether it’s growth marketing, or product design, or software engineering or a myriad list of other tasks, something somewhere isn

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

What To Do If Your Startup Idea Already Exists

If your startup idea already exists, don’t drop it, focus on what makes you unique. To be unique, you don’t necessarily need to build a superior product. You can be different by addressing an underserved market, restructuring your revenue model, and/or pr

Business & Finance | Business

Toys “R” Us Is Officially Back in Business! | Mental Floss

A year and a half after Toys “R” Us closed its doors, the toy titan is back with a smaller, cooler type of store.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

How to Become a Leadership Influencer

Executive brands are evolving through the power of expertise, authority and trust.

Business & Finance | Business

Raising Your First Dollars? The Anatomy Of Startup Pitches That Work

Here are the four things you can do to give yourself the best chance of securing funding for your company.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

4 Principles Young Entrepreneurs Often Learn Too Late

Investment leads to commitment. Investment also shatters any subconscious blocks you have, because investment often involves some form of risk and is thus courageous. 

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

Stages of Funding a Startup

A startup may require to raise various rounds of funding to establish and expand its business. In this article, we introduce you to different stages of funding.

Business & Finance | Business

T-Mobile CEO John Legere to step down on May 1

COO Mike Sievert is taking over as the carrier continues to look toward closing its merger with Sprint.

Business & Finance | Business

7 Smart Business Ideas You'll Wish You'd Thought of First--and the Companies That Did

These startups came up with unique business models--and they turned out to be wildly lucrative.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The 5 Times a CEO Should Always Send a Personal Email to Clients

Here's when you should be the one to disseminate information to clients and customers.

Entertainment | Podcasts

If You Don't Listen to These 5 Podcasts, You Might as Well Just Go Back to That Boring Day Job | Inc.

If you're committed to learning and growing, you simply must have these podcasts in your regular playlist.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

17 Passive Income Ideas for Increasing Your Cash Flow

Putting your effort in upfront and collecting the returns forever after is the foundation of financial freedom.

Business & Finance | Business

How I built a multimillion-dollar business with no full-time employees

Luisa Zhou is an entrepreneur who runs a six-figure business — without any full-time staff. She has four strategies for running a business solo.

Science & Technology | Technology

Where tech companies should look to expand | TechCrunch

Brutally expensive housing markets, fierce competition over a shrinking talent pool and unbearably long commutes: these are some of the challenges plaguing typical tech hubs like the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Los Angeles and Boston

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

6 Ways To Grow Your Local Business With Digital Marketing

If you have a local business, it’s important to engage in digital marketing to attract more local clients. Many local businesses make the mistake of believing they should only use online advertisements and other forms of online marketing if they have a bu

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli company that makes water out of thin air signs deal with Uzbekistan | The Times of Israel

Dry, landlocked Central Asian nation to buy thousands of Watergen atmospheric water generators in deal likely worth several million dollars

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Google to acquire Fitbit, valuing smartwatch maker at $2.1 billion

The acquisition pits Alphabet against fellow tech giant Apple in the wearable fitness tracking space.