Vadim Skorupko

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A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Anti-Muslim prejudice ‘is moving to the mainstream’

Report warns of rapid growth of far-right groups that plan to provoke a ‘cultural civil war’<p>The “counter-jihad” movement in the UK is expanding rapidly, according to new analysis showing that 24 different far-right groups are currently attempting to whip up hatred towards Muslims and provoke a …

Religion

Microsoft and Code.org want to teach kids to code with Minecraft

Listen up you little Creepers and Zombies out there. Microsoft wants to teach you how to code using Minecraft as a teacher.<p>On Monday, Microsoft announced a partnership with Code.org that will teach kids (and adults) the basics of computer science in an hour using Minecraft-themed lessons. Microsoft …

Computer Science

Pluto TV Brings Its Streaming Video App To Apple TV With Improved Look, More Licensed Content

Pluto TV, a video streaming service targeting cord cutters, has differentiated itself from other over-the-top competitors like Netflix by offering a more TV-like experience with over 100 “channels” you flip through in an interface that looks similar to a traditional TV guide.<p>Now the company is …

Smart TV

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Learning

4 Things Airbnb's Brian Chesky Thinks All Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Here are some of the most valuable takeaways that Brian Chesky has learned from building a multi-billion business from the ground up.<p>Growing up, Brian Chesky never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. Instead, the Airbnb co-founder came up with the idea for his company almost by accident. …

Startups

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Sleep

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

The road less pedalled: cycling in the USA

The USA is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, from sun-kissed coastlines and deserts to vast wetlands and mountain ranges. One of the best ways to see the great American outdoors is by bike. Why? Travelling on two wheels is not only immersive – it can take you totally off …

Cycling

7 must-read books for the budding entrepreneur

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Matthew Toren, Entrepreneur<p>Reading is …

Startup Insider: The Story Behind Stock Trading App Robinhood and Its One Million-Person Waitlist

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup. You can sign up to stay up to date with this series here. If you have any interesting stories, you can email us here.<p>---<p>When the 2008 financial …

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

5 Ways to Make Your Street Photography More Interesting

Countless photographers and photography critics have engaged in lively debates about the precise definition of street photography. There are those …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: Charlie Smallbone and deVol Team Up to Create a Conservatory Kitchen, Copper Doors Included<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>Remodeling 101: 6 …

Kitchens

Bodum Chambord Espresso Stovetop Maker

The Chambord stovetop espresso pot offers unique, classic style combined with ease of use and quality construction. The beautiful polished body, base …

The Best and Worst Stocks of 2014

It was a good year to be in the stock market -- but the spoils were not evenly shared. Here's a look at the hottest and coldest stocks of …

Stock Markets

8 Things Billionaires Can Teach Us About Growing a Business

It's common sense: If you really want the best advice on how to improve your business, get it from the most successful business owners.<p>These people are often quick to dish out advice, but the issue is that nobody actually listens. If you really want to build your business, take the advice to …

Business Strategy

Here Are The Best Startup Pitches We've Ever Seen

5 Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch on Netflix Now

Before the tryptophan sets in, bookmark these entrepreneurial, inspiring films now. Make it a truly happy Thanksgiving.<p>After Thanksgiving dinner, as the food-coma sets in and you suddenly realize the need to capture your extended family's attention--or, let's face it, you need a little "me …

Thought Leadership

The Geniuses Behind All Those San Francisco Startups? They’re Not Who You Think They Are

Meet three surprising company founders, trying to change their lives–and the world–while holding down day jobs.<p>San Francisco. It’s gotten that you can’t swing a corporate-logo-splashed swag bag in this town without hitting someone working on a startup.<p>Since around the time of Facebook’s IPO in …

Startups

Want Another Tool To Help Your Startup Get Off The Ground? Here's One, And It's Free

It’s a common little dance done between entrepreneurs and the investors they’re trying to win over: “This is a $20 billion market—I’m confident we can grab at least one percent of it.” Investors smile and nod, knowing full well that the entrepreneur is making an educated guess and ponder – even if …

What You Should Watch in October 2014

In theaters and on Netflix Streaming and VOD, straight from your couch<p><b>While September might have been</b> a relatively lean movie month, October will no doubt remedy that situation. With the summer now clearly in the rearview mirror, the multiplex promises to be a place full of award-baiting studio and …

How to Determine the ROI of Anything

What's the ROI of a Piano? What's the ROI of a YouTube channel? What's the ROI of anything!? After you read this deck you'll be able to answer all these questions easily.

Marketing

How does the iPhone hold up against a serious camera?

A couple of notes on my methodology. One of the main advantages of interchangeable lens cameras is that, well, the lenses are interchangeable, letting you obliterate backgrounds into nothingness with wide apertures, or shoot far-off subjects with telephoto zooms. Another advantage of pro cameras is …