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Blockchain token sale nets $25 million in under 15 minutes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aragon, a project that creates software to manage companies, has raised $25 million in under 15 minutes late on Wednesday with the sale of its own token, said Luis Cuende, the project’s co-founder.<p>Aragon founders Jorge Izquierdo (L) and Luis Cuende. REUTERS/Courtesy Aragon<p>The …

Blockchain

SoftBank raises $93 billion for its massive tech fund

Japan's SoftBank today announced a $93 billion first closing for its long-awaited Vision Fund (with plans to be at $100 billion within six months), …

6 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Differently

If you want to become a successful entrepreneur, learn these traits today.<p>While each entrepreneurial success story is different, certain qualities …

Entrepreneurship

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Self-improvement

IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

• Jobs requiring machine learning skills are paying an average of $114,000. Advertised data scientist jobs pay an average of $105,000 and advertised data engineering jobs pay an average of $117,000.<br>• 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional …

Big Data

Snowden's preferred email provider, Lavabit, has been resurrected

Lavabit, the encrypted email provider Edward Snowden favored, has risen from the ashes with more security features than before. If you'll recall, company chief Ladar Levison shut it down in 2013 instead of complying with the government's demand to hand over its SSL encryption key. Authorities …