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Red Bull Gives You Wings

Find the latest news, events, live streams, videos & photos from the World of Red Bull and beyond, including motorsports, bike, snow, surf, music and …

Surfing

Most Audacious Companies: Red Bull | Inc.com

Red Bull doesn't launch mere advertising campaigns--it creates adrenaline-fueled spectacles. Last October, the energy-drink maker pulled off its most audacious one yet: sponsoring skydiver Felix Baumgartner's quest to break the world record for the highest altitude jump. Not only did Baumgartner …

Subculture

The Top 10 Future Tech Trends From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

The only thing people in Silicon Valley like to do more than talk about the future of tech is to invent it. Tonight they settled for the second-best thing, in the form of the popular Top 10 Tech Trends dinner.<p>Hosted by the Churchill Club, which holds speaking events featuring top tech folks every …

AngelPad’s Sixth Batch Of Startups Includes Companies Working On Drones, Storage, And More

AngelPad, the San Francisco-based accelerator founded by former Googler Thomas Korte, held its sixth demo day yesterday. I wasn’t there (I know, it’s super-embarrassing), but I did get to meet with Korte and partner Carine Magescas today to talk about the newest batch of companies.<p>Magescas said …

4 Ways to Keep Online Shoppers Coming Back for More | Inc.com

<i>Every time a customer goes online, she must wade through all sorts of content vying for her attention: emails, tweets, Facebook alerts. How's a brand to stand out? Reward users, says Lars Albright, CEO of SessionM, a start-up that creates loyalty campaigns for brands such as Viacom and Honda. He</i> …

Customer Experience

Build to Sell (Even If You Don't Plan on It) | Inc.com

We all know the saying that it's better to be lucky than smart. I needed a lot more than luck to build the records-storage business that I sold in 2007 for $110 million, but I've recently realized I was luckier than I knew in deciding to sell when I did. Therein lies a lesson in the importance of …

Business Strategy

Gigaom | New York Times CEO calls digital pay model “most successful” decision in years

Advertisement<p>In a commencement address to business students at Columbia University, New York Times(s nyt) CEO Mark Thompson hailed the company’s …

U.S. Trust Study Finds Wealthy Americans Underinvested And Unprepared

U.S. Trust released its 2013 Insights on Wealth and Worth report on Tuesday. The nation’s oldest trust company, under the wing of Bank of America since 2007, surveyed 711 wealthy American adults over the age of 18 with investable assets north of $3 million on a variety of wealth-related topics. The …

How Prada Grew Its Brand Value Faster Than Any Other Last Year

In 2012, the luxury retailer's brand value skyrocketed 63%, bringing it to $9.5 billion, in the BrandZ calculation. That makes Prada the fourth most valuable luxury brand in the world, but the number one riser in any category. Its value increased more than any other brand on a percentage basis.<p>Even …

A Quick Guide to Finding the Right Investors

When that time comes to raise an institutional round, especially for first time entrepreneurs, it can be tempting to take checks from anybody and everybody who’s willing to put down. In an ideal world, as much as it is a dating process for venture capitalists or angels to find the right investment …