Over 12 years, Silicon Valley accelerator-turned-seed-fund Y Combinator has invested in more than a thousand companies. Its success stories include Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe, and recipients of its investments
In an era where digital upstarts are disrupting long-established companies out of business every day, and in which the jobs of tomorrow haven't even been invented yet, the traditional skills taught in
Investment was on the slide even before Brexit, and now economic growth looks shaky in the wake of the shock vote. Of those on the original unicorn list, some on have gone public, like LendingClub and
He founded Alibaba in 1995, and back in the mid-2000s, reporters used to call him "Crazy Jack" because of his animated speeches and bold claims. Today, his company has a market value of nearly $200 billion.
Recruiting in today’s ultra-competitive job market is tough and success can often hinge on the team that you already have in place. Some sources suggest that in the start-up world the team is second only
Blizzard Entertainment is the division of Activision Blizzard that’s brought us games like StarCraft, Diablo, and World of Warcraft, and it turned 25 this week. We ran an interview with Blizzard chief
Finding the time to sit back and enjoy a book is almost impossible for entrepreneurs. But it's critical that you find the time to read. After all, reading can boost our brainpower, help us relax, and us
Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend” that can overturn industries. Ironically, the venture capital industry has begun to resemble markets that investors themselves
I am constantly looking for advice from other business professionals and entrepreneurs to avoid the pitfalls of the traditional startup company. I am a big fan of LinkedIn and used it to reach out to connections
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This self-made business mogul also has quite a bit to say about fiscal responsibility and money management. Cuban is known for being outspoken and often shares his thoughts on personal finance. With a
You’ve got an idea for something that will improve your company’s bottom line or make it a better place to work. Nice going. Now for the hard part: How do you get people on board? How do you get funding?
“Death of a B2B Salesman,” a new report from Forrester Research, lends urgency to the need for companies to rethink and radically transform their sales models by incorporating digital media into their
The chief executive of a company attempting to deliver a transport system that could send commuters from Los Angeles to San Francisco at speeds of up to 800mph says he is confident of securing the funding
In today’s global workplace, compatibility and chemistry can matter as much as competence and creativity. Hiring processes frequently turn into grueling marathons of test projects and psychometric profiling.
Thanks to the Luxembourg tax leaks, we know exactly what an international dodge looks like – and who's responsible
Somewhere in the first couple of years of legal practice it dawned on me that I wasn’t primarily part of the legal profession, but a peculiar group called the “professional services industry”. As a commercial
Ever been close to a bear? Felt the power of something that could rip you to shreds if it wanted to? It’s a similar feeling to being next to a great CEO or entrepreneur. The energy is intense. There is
Artwork: Vincent Fournier, The Man Machine: ReemB #1, Pal, 2010, Barcelona The war for talent shows no signs of letting up, even in sectors experiencing modest growth. According to a global study we conducted,