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Where did the future go?

Andre Watson & Delara Chizari<p>[This article was previously titled “We Need More Companies Like Theranos.” It has been renamed to more accurately …

Innovation

What it takes to develop a startup company plan

Launching a startup from nothing isn’t easy these days. Luckily, this quick little guide should set you on the right path.<p>Startup Development is a …

Small Business

A Roadmap To The Pitch Deck I Used To Raise $14M In Venture Capital

Last year VCs invested over $58B in companies at various stages of growth. The average check size was about $12M. So, do the math, that’s approximately 4800 companies getting funded by investors making one to two new investments each year. You don’t need to read more cliches on it taking hard work …

Venture Capital

Venture capital funding tips: ‘Don’t email me cold; I get 5,500 emails per month’

White Star Capital’s Christian Hernandez Gallardo on the differences between Europe and Silicon Valley for tech start-ups, and how to pitch for venture capital funding.<p>What can you tell us about White Star Capital and your role there?<p>White Star Capital (WSC) is a transatlantic venture capital (VC) …

Venture Capital

It Takes A Surprising Amount Of Seed Capital To Spoil A Startup

<b>TL;DR We investigated whether raising a lot of Seed and Angel money affects a startup’s likelihood of raising a Series A round. Here are the main</b> …

Venture Capital

Decision Making: Tips For First-Time Startup CEOs

As a first time startup CEO, one of the key skills I am constantly learning is decision-making. Going through life, we often made decisions for ourselves; our college major, first job out of college, the city to live in, friends we make. Being a startup CEO means that the decisions you make often …

Management

Why nice bosses finish first

Share33<p>Tweet<p>Share90<p>+11<p>Shares 124<p>Many bosses assume that a leader needs to be aloof and tough on employees in order to be effective. They fear that …

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …

Marketing

The Best Google Font Combinations That Look Good Together

Whether you are creating a website, writing your resume or designing a presentation, the fonts or typeface you choose can make a notable difference. …

Typography

11 Programming Languages For DevOps Success

DevOps uses languages for software development and languages for deployment automation. If you want to be successful with either side of DevOps, …

Business Technology

There isn't a market for water, and there probably won’t be one

<b>We disagree.</b> Most of water's value is not in the commodity itself but in the value that's added to it by a range of services and processes: extracting it, transporting it, disposing of it and making it drinkable. The value to volume economic ratio in water does not support a global marketplace, …

Natural Gas

Business Valuation (Infographic)

By <b>Tim Vipond</b>, Corporate Finance Institute<p>Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and working on business valuations across a broad …

How to Finance a Start Up | Business Loans | Small Business Loans | Startup Funding

At some stage, most entrepreneurs will need to finance their startup. This means raising money to fund the continued growth and development of their …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

If you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might want to tack on some useless (though accurate) information from a tangentially related scientific field.<p>It turns out that when you tack on additional information from a respected field of …

Psychology

Pokémon Go is everything that is wrong with late capitalism

Last week, two things happened that will have long-lasting impact on American society and the global economy. First, the yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to a record low of 1.366 percent. Second, Nintendo released <i>Pokémon Go</i>, a mobile game that in a matter of days has become a viral …