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VC Mike Hirshland has some (very early) seed-stage investing advice

Mike Hirshland has been a Boston-based investor for 17 years, first with the venture firm Polaris Partners and, for the last five years, at the firm he co-founded, Resolute Ventures, which has offices in both Boston and San Francisco.<p>Hirshland doesn’t say so outright, but presumably he has a …

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, …

Marketing

Bill Gates Says These Are the Jobs He Would Drop Out of College for Today

Bill Gates is often called Harvard’s most famous dropout. He notably ditched the top university in 1975 to found Microsoft, and became the world’s …

Schools not preparing children to succeed in an AI future, MPs warn

Cross-party report suggests the education system must be adapted to “focus on things that machines will be less good at for longer”<p>Schools are not preparing children to succeed in a world where intelligent robots have transformed the workforce, MPs have warned.<p>A report by the cross-party Science …

The 14 most innovative schools in the world

An innovative school could be modeled after a legendary CEO, like the Steve Jobs School in Amsterdam. Or it can be an institution that's blind to gender, like Egalia, in Stockholm, Sweden.<p>Keep scrolling to see what the future of education can, and probably should, look like.

Silicon Valley

Evidence suggests holding kids back in school is a waste of time and money

On October 6, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law a new bill mandating that third-graders who fall a grade-level behind in reading be held back in school.<p>Michigan is the 17th to state pass such legislation. But those policies run counter to 40 years of research arguing against the use of …

Education

You Too Can Become a Machine Learning Rock Star! No PhD Necessary.

<b>If you are a strong-armed</b> NFL quarterback who reads defenses like genre fiction, a movie star whose name alone can open a film in China, or a stock …

All about creating a startup pitch deck to raise funding

A good pitch can significantly increase your chance to raise money from investors.<p>Notably, Airbnb was turned down multiple times by investors until …

Startups

Kickstarter is breaking down assumptions about where innovation can occur

The few who still think Kickstarter can replace venture capital need not look further than a new report from Polygraph to see just how separate the world of crowdfunding is from traditional early-stage finance.<p>While it’s easy to point to products like the Pebble Smart Watch as a sign that …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This New Jersey woman wonders whether her partner is using her for a mortgage.<p>4:41 p.m. June 26, 2018<p>After Sarah Sanders was asked to leave a Red Hen …

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