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20 Facts About the World's Billion-Dollar Startups

A new study compares what these "unicorn" companies have in common.<p>How do you build a company that brings in more than a billion dollars?<p>There are many factors that can contribute to the creation of a “unicorn.” A hardworking team, supportive investors and mentors, identifying an untapped corner of …

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Ten Things Never, Ever To Say In Your Resume

Dear Liz,<p>Right now the Summary at the top of my resume says “I’m a hard-working, experienced Product Manager with powerful insights that will grow your brand.” Is this the right kind of thing to say in a Human-Voiced Resume?<p>Thanks for your help!<p>I’m stepping out of Zombie Mode with my resume but …

17 Ultimate Data Science Projects To Boost Your Knowledge and Skills ( can be accessed freely)

Introduction<p>Data science projects offer you a promising way to kick-start your analytics career. Not only you get to learn data science by applying, …

109 Commonly Asked Data Science Interview Questions

A Curated List of Data Science Interview Questions<p>Preparing for an interview is not easy – naturally there is a large amount of uncertainty regarding …

MBA graduates’ love affair with consultancy endures

Google, Facebook and Amazon might grab more of the headlines, but consulting firms are still snapping up the most students at top business schools as …

Insead’s 1-year MBA tops FT rankings

Insead, the business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, has topped the Financial Times’ Global MBA rankings for the first time …

MBA students reveal how to conquer application essays

There is no easy answer to what makes the perfect business school application essay.<p>Insead and Columbia Business School still ask prospective …

MIT’s $75,000 Big Data finishing school (and its many rivals)

For most students, a top degree in a field such as computer science or maths ought to be a passport to a career perfectly in tune with the relentless …

Feedback: Business books worth a reread

As the FT and McKinsey launched their 2016 business book award last week, columnists selected classic titles worth a reread. Martin Wolf chose</i> …

Savvy millennials reveal GMAT strategies

Business school students by their nature are overachievers. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the average scores for the Graduate Management …

How to pay for an MBA

Candidates applying for an MBA are likely to have plenty of motivation and big ideas about their careers, but not necessarily a large bank balance to …

How to apply for an MBA

Applying to a top business school is tough. The level of competition is fierce.<p>The process of applying can range from a few months to two years …

Global MBA ranking 2016 — analysis and school profiles

This is the first time a “one-year” MBA has led the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking.<p>Insead joins an elite club of schools that have reached the …

MBA by numbers: inside the $200,000 cost

When it comes to value for money, European MBA programmes outperform their North American counterparts. Nine out of 10 of the best value-for-money …

Silicon Valley goes back to school to manage growth

Growing up often means changing your attitudes to how the world works. The mantra of drop out, start up, helped define the revolutionary spirit of …

Scholarships up the ante in fight for top MBA students

Matida Ndlovu has been lucky twice over in her education.<p>First, as a teenager, she emigrated from Zimbabwe, which at the time was plagued by economic …

Apollo Tyres rises on hike in FPI holding limit, falling rubber prices

The stock of Apollo Tyres closed 6 per cent up today, on news that the RBI has raised the FPI purchase limit in the stock. FIIs can now purchase up …

Best equity mutual funds to invest in

Year 2014 has been a year of revival India's equity mutual fund investors. Most of them are back in the black after witnessing wealth erosion for …

Delegates from 50 nations gather at Metropolis World Congress

Over 2,000 delegates including 400 participants from 50 countries will congregate at the XI Metropolis World Congress 2014, which will begin here …

Now, a platform to help people organise hackathons

With the number of app developers growing and more and more institutes organising hackathons, a group of like-minded techies have joined hands to …

Ten Companies That Are Disrupting Their Industries Through Technology

Looking for a competitive advantage? Try crushing the competition by becoming a leader in your category. How can you do that? By changing the rules of the game. By reinventing the way business is done in your industry. And by using technology to scale quickly, forcing your competition to play …

Peter Thiel's 4 Rules For Creating A Great Business

In Silicon Valley, the PayPal Mafia reins supreme. So much so that it is hard to think of any successful technology startup in the last ten years—from Facebook and LinkedIn to YouTube and Yelp—that hasn’t been touched by it in some way.<p>The “Don” of the PayPal mafia, Peter Thiel, is one of the most …

India sees little difference between specialist programmes and MBAs

In the midst of a monsoon, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is filled with lush green spaces where the air is clean and cool. Little wonder …

HDFC: BUY

The housing finance space has remained unaffected by the economic slowdown, growing steadily at 18-20 per cent over the last two years.<p>Within this …

10 Traits Of Great Business Leaders

Whether you’re a freelancer, small-business owner, or full-timer, to climb the ladder, you must know how to lead the pack. Are you destined to be the big boss or be bossed around? To find out, take a look at these 10 characteristics shared by great business leaders:<p><b>1. Persistence, Persistence,</b> …

Q&A: MBA Applications 2014

Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Expert Q&A on applying to business school. Are you thinking of applying to study for an MBA? Are you cramming …

Will CFA become the new MBA?

This month thousands of people around the world filed into examination centres to put themselves through the same agony: the CFA examinations at …

A Harvard degree from home

Quality education has never come cheap. But thankfully, learning is no longer confined to four walls and a roof.<p>As a result, an increasing number of …