Andreas Wennberg

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Don't Pitch A Venture Capitalist Without This Checklist

I’m surprised at how many funding pitches I get which lack some of the basic information which investors require before funding. I think this stems from two causes:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Lack of basic knowledge of the information investors require.</b> I would hope that a competent founder could easily educate herself …

Venture Capital

This man will live the life of someone else through a virtual reality headset for 28 days

"Seeing-I" is a social-artistic experiment that questions how much of the individual is an inherent personality and how large a portion of the individual is a cultural identity.<p>For 24 hours a day for 28 days, artist Mark Farid will wear a Virtual Reality Headset through which he will experience …

Virtual Reality

16 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

Venture Capital

Accountants As Wealth Managers

<b>Accountants who effectively deliver wealth management solutions with a deep understanding of their clientele can dramatically, if not exponentially, increase profits at their firms.</b> <b></b><p>The accounting industry is under pressure, and this pressure is only likely to intensify. For example, cognitive …

Finance
NFL

Richard Branson on the 3 questions you need to ask yourself before launching a startup

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

The Unicorn List - Fortune

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Workplace Wellness

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

We've all witnessed the heroic wit of the Most Interesting Man in the World. But have you ever wondered about the real-life tales associated with some of the world's biggest alcohol makers? Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p><b>1. Jack Daniel's</b><p><i>Image: bridgeandtunnelclub.com</i><p>Everyone knows …

The Global Slowdown Is Making Asia's Debt Mountain Even Worse

While all eyes are on Europe, falling inflation (and the threat of full-blown <i>deflation</i>) are major hazards in Asia, too. When economies grow more slowly, if they can't slow their debt accumulation down by the same pace, those liabilities get bigger and bigger in comparison to GDP. Paired with …

Economics

5 Easy Places to Feel Like a Backpacking God

Who hasn't wanted to break loose with nothing but a backpack? To one day sit with your grandchildren on your knees as you thrill them with stories of how you rode a surly Yak deep into the Himalayas, or crossed the Andes on a bus with a howling meth addict for a driver.<p>But what if you can't just …

Airbnb Is Offering A Chance To Stay In a Luxury Cable Car 9,000 Feet Above The French Alps

The tech startup that connects empty rooms and homes with people who would like to occupy them has announced a new contest for an exclusive stay in a gondola-turned luxury hotel room above the French Alps ski resort of Courchevel.<p>It all starts with a run up the ski hills via snowmobile, to the …

French Alps

7 reasons to use emoticons in your writing and social media, according to science

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Do you remember seeing your first emoticon?<p>The first documented use of “:-)” dates back to 1982, when Scott Fahlman proposed that it be used as a “joke marker” on a message board for Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists. Here’s his …

Psychology

9 Overlooked Things to Consider Before Going Mobile-First

Having mobile presence is no longer an added bonus for businesses; it’s a necessity. When taking a mobile-first approach, it’s important to remember that mobile and desktop are vastly different. Many elements get overlooked when making this transition, which can easily have a negative impact on …

Mobile

Science Says Doing These Things Will Make You Seem Smarter

Finding yourself caught in the middle of a conversation about a book you haven't read, do you: (A) listen quietly, (B) leave the area, or (C) say something about the book anyway, in an effort to seem smart?<p>When 2,000 Britons were polled last year about tactics they'd used to try to appear more …

Psychology

Meet The Man Behind Microsoft's Ambitious Vision For The Future Of Computing

When Kipman took the stage on Wednesday to show off the HoloLens, most of his presentation focused on how the headset helps you virtually create things you wouldn't be able to on a traditional computer.<p>Kipman has been with Microsoft for about 15 years, and on Wednesday he showed off what has been …

Augmented Reality

Daily Inspiration #1982

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Pope Travels To Philippines To Visit Poor, Country Sends Homeless Kids To Resorts

Outraged activists are demanding answers after hordes of homeless children were removed from Manila during Pope Francis’ recent visit, an accusation local authorities initially denied.<p>The Pope, who has made caring for people on the streets a cornerstone of his papacy, arrived to the Philippines on …