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eQuoo app launches crowdfunder to improve emotional intelligence

Mental health is one of the biggest issues of recent times, with Kendall Jenner, Emma Stone, Lady Gaga and even The Rock opening up about their mental health issues. Even the Royal family has got in on the act, setting up the Heads Together charity.<p>Now a new startup, Equoo, has launched it’s …

Emotional Intelligence

Opinion: Bitcoin is perfectly tracking major bubble phases

Most people who own a line of code that represents the cryptocurrency bitcoin did not buy it to use it in a financial transaction — as cryptocurrency …

Stock Markets

Why Snapchat Spectacles failed

How come only 0.08% of Snapchat’s users bought its camera sunglasses? Hundreds of thousands of pairs of Spectacles sit rotting in warehouses after the company bungled the launch. Initial hype and lines for its roving, limited time only Snapbot vending machines led Snap to overestimate demand but …

Mobile Photography

What SoftBank really wants

Some in Silicon Valley aren’t quite sure what to make of SoftBank and its massive, roughly $100 billion Vision Fund. At times, they say privately, it looks like a drunken gunslinger, firing off massive checks in quick succession.<p>But sources close to SoftBank say there is a method to its madness. In …

Venture Capital

Understanding Ethereum, Bitcoin’s Virtual Cousin

Bitcoin has many cousins and competitors. None have grown more popular than Ethereum, a global computer network with its own virtual currency, called Ether.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum is a global computing network operating according to rules defined by Ethereum software.<p>Those rules allow the …

Cryptocurrency

How to decide which gig economy job is right for you

Popularized in recent years by people like Gary Vaynerchuk, the "side hustle" has quickly become a preferred mentality for aspiring entrepreneurs to make additional money on the side.<p>The gist of it is: by working hard outside the traditional hours of a 9-to-5, a side hustle allows you to build a …

Why You Don't Need a Website To Build A Successful Business

Creating a website can be a waste of time if you're just starting out. Here's what to do instead.<p>Websites are famous for being your storefront in the digital age. Every expert will tell you you <i>must</i> have a website to capture leads. And that's true...if you're building an e-commerce or online …

Entrepreneurship

Let’s review some of tech’s big second quarter financial stories

Now that the second-quarter “earnings season” — when all of the biggest public tech companies spill their financial guts to the public — is over, and it was filled with a lot of weird stories that seemed a little outside of the mold that we normally see.<p>There weren’t any blockbuster product …

Netflix

Our 6 Must Reads On Pricing a Product

Too often pricing comes at price. That's why we assembled some of most insightful advice on pricing products from the Review archives, so you've got …

This Email Startup Wants You To Go Shopping In Your Inbox

Could interactive email startup Rebel’s new in-email checkout product turn email into a better platform for e-commerce than social media?<p>A few years ago, buy buttons were hailed as the next big thing in social commerce. That didn’t last long: Twitter did away with its buy button this January, about …

SoftBank Just Poured $300 Million into Shared-Office Startup WeWork

SoftBank Group (sftby) has invested $300 million in shared-office space company WeWork (wework), the first installment of a multi-billion-dollar bet, …

WeWork Has Officially Entered The Indian Market

The $17 billion co-working startup has leased space in Mumbai, and plans to expand to Bengaluru and New Delhi later this year.<p>Co-working startup WeWork has officially entered the Indian market by leasing nearly 200,000 square feet of workspace in Mumbai.<p>The company, which has been open about its …

How to grow your app

The app ecosystem is strong and growing. By 2020, App Store consumer spend is supposed to exceed 100 billion dollars (App Annie). Mobile now represents 65 percent of digital media time (Marketing Land); 86 percent of this time on phones is spent in apps (AdWeek).<p>Building a mobile app is building …

startups

The race to be the all-in-one app

There’s no denying that app fatigue is posing a challenge not just for new app discovery, but for new behavior discovery. If I weren’t completely tethered to the existing apps on my smartphone, I could be exploring new categories of apps that would enable new use cases that could eventually …

Apps

7 Truly Simple Minimum Viable Product Ideas for Your First Product Launch

You’ve heard the advice: when creating your first product, you should aim for a <i>minimum viable</i> product. In other words, the smallest thing you can put …

Manchester United v Manchester City: Who is better placed to win the Premier League?

Sunday's Manchester derby pits together two of the season's title contenders - but who has the edge?<p><b>THE TEAM</b><p><b>Manchester United</b><p>Louis van Gaal has restored United’s self-belief and purpose since inheriting what he described as a ‘broken’ team from David Moyes in the summer of 2014, but while they are …

19 startups that could make you a millionaire if you got hired there today

Inspired by a 2012 Quora thread, we came up with our own list of companies you should join if you want to make some serious cash in four years, assuming you're able to negotiate a bunch of stock options when you join.<p>We've included employee count for each company. For startups whose employee …