The founders of Robinhood, a no-fee stock-trading app, were initially rejected by 75 venture capitalists — now their startup
It's hard getting funding for a startup, but it's even harder when the product doesn't exist yet, still requires regulatory approval, and is being launched during a recession. But after 75 investor pitches,
Managing your star performers should be no sweat, right? After all, they’re delivering results and exceeding targets. But don’t think you can just get out of their way and let them excel. They require
On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to their
UK to get first proton therapy centre after Ashya King's plight raised awareness of vital cancer treatment
The UK's first cancer-fighting proton beam therapy machine has arrived in the country. The revolutionary technology was previously only available overseas, but the arrival of the 55-ton cyclotron accelerator
Physicist Richard Feynman returned over and over to an idea that drove his groundbreaking discoveries. His approach was documented by his Caltech colleague David Goodstein in the book Feynman’s Lost Lecture
George, a senior executive of a large internet provider, was a participant in one of my leadership development programs. Although a very talented individual, he was seen as a nuisance within the group.
So what is gene therapy, anyway? The US Food and Drug Administration says it's any treatment in which a replacement gene is added to a person's body or a disease-causing one is inactivated. That's usually
From age to ethnicity to gender, entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly diverse. New businesses are popping up every day. In fact, an estimated 550,000 open up each month just in the United States.
Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while
Thinking of starting a profitable small business? Looking to partner with or sell services to other profitable small businesses? Or just hoping to avoid starting a business in an incredibly challenging
Image Credit Several leaps have been made in our health care industry over the last two decades and technology is considered to be the driving force behind most of these improvements. A careful examination