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Here Are 3 Things to Do After a $750 Million Powerball Win

Last night a 53-year-old hospital worker from Massachusetts won $758 million dollars in the lottery. She promptly quit her job, which is probably the …

32-year-old investor with ties to Elon Musk wants to upend America with a crazy utopian plan for the future

In a not-too-distant future city, superintelligent robots will carry out the majority of vital tasks. Driverless cars will ferry passengers to and from points of interest. Housing and healthcare will be affordable, if not free to all. Political leaders and technologists will speak the same …

Cities

People are raising hundreds of millions selling digital coins online — it's either the future of funding or a 'bubble'

Over half a billion dollars has been raised through so-called "Initial Coin Offerings" (ICOs) since the start of the year, according to Richard Kastelein, a partner at the Cryptoassets Design Group, a company that helps launch ICOs.<p>It's an incredible amount considering that ICOs were unheard of …

Cryptocurrency

These South Bay and Peninsula cities are raking in venture capital

Joanna Glasner Contributor<p>Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items<br>• The state of the unicorn<p>Though the region known as Silicon Valley covers dozens of municipalities, a few cities get …

How 2 startup founders with no product, no users and no real proof their company would work raised $3 million — then built a company worth $1.3 billion

Vlad Tenev, cofounder and co-CEO of Robinhood, says his app could not get regulatory approval without having a sizeable amount of funding from venture capitalists. But most venture capitalists didn't want to give him money, because he had no product.<p>"So there are capital requirements, which also …

Startups

I’ve Raised A Billion In VC Funding—Let Me Help You With That Pitch

LegalZoom CEO John Suh’s secret formula: three compelling points, delivered in 60 seconds or less.<p>I’ve raised around a billion dollars in funding from venture capitalists and have been an angel investor in dozens of companies, so I’m not surprised when founders ask me for pitching advice. Having …

RANKED: The 22 most prominent venture capital investors in Europe in 2017

Like the US, Europe has been shaken by populism over the past year, with Britain voting to leave the European Union in June 2016. The vote rocked the London tech community, widely regarded as the epicentre of the tech industry on the continent, with concerns ranging from potential hiring …

Want a Billion Dollar Startup? Try These Industries, Says VC who Bet on Dropbox and TuneIn

Sequoia Capital Partner Bryan Schreier shares his vision of the future for entrepreneurs.<p>Do you dream of launching a startup and having it become a multi-billion-dollar "unicorn" like Snap or Uber? If you do, there are few better people to listen to than Bryan Schreier, partner at the legendary …

Supersets will take your fitness to the next level with CultFit Home Workout

It’s the fourth and final week of our CultFit Home Workout. Congratulations if you have made it this far. (If you missed it, it’s still not to late to start with Week 1).<p>For this easy home workout, all you need is your iPhone and some everyday objects you’ll find around your home or office (plus …

The Best High-Intensity Exercises for a Toned Core

In order to boost overall strength, it’s essential to work on tightening and toning your core. That’s because the muscles in the core serve as the …

9 Gorgeous Social Media Stars Share Their Secrets to Incredible Skin

It’s been nearly three years since Beyoncé “woke up like this” in her no-makeup selfie, but the hashtag and movement she started is showing no signs of fatigue. Case in point...

5 Sweet Potato Toast Recipes (Because Bread Gets Boring)

Over seeing avocado toast all over your Instagram feed? Prepare to feast your eyes on a new (and healthier!) take on the trend. Swap out standard …

The Best Fitness Gear Of 2016

We tested the latest and greatest workout products. Here were the ones that rose above the rest<p>Skip scrolling through hundreds of online reviews for your next fitness tracker, workout shorts, running shoes, training system, or bike.<p>We tested a sporting goods store’s worth of gear and found the 19 …