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Venture capital isn’t the only way to build a ‘successful’ business

Nicola Corzine Contributor<p>Nicola Corzine is the executive director of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center.<p>In Silicon Valley’s Unchecked Arrogance, Ross Baird (Executive Director of Village Capital) and Lenny Mendonca (Director Emeritus at McKinsey) boldly ask an important question that’s becoming a …

Startups

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Vulcun: Fantasy leagues for eSports pro video games<p>Confluent: A new leader among open-source software companies<p>VarageSale: a virtual garage sale with …

Anonymous 'at war' with Isis, hacktivist group confirms

#OpIsis, born in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo murders, stepped up following Paris attacks<p>The online collective Anonymous “is at war” with the Islamic State following the attacks in Paris, in a continuation of its “#OpISIS” campaign.<p>One major Anonymous twitter account, @GroupAnon, announced …

Paris Attacks

Your Top Five Picks For Best Pen

Our best pens nominations round was the biggest so far. Here are the five you signed off on, and now it’s time to vote for a winner.<p>Pilot …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Apps

Seven New Startups From Silicon Valley’s Favorite New Demo Day

For the second time in its two-year history, in a small space that’s easy to miss on a leafy Palo Alto street, the boutique venture firm Pejman Mar brought together seven startups yesterday to present their fledgling ideas to some of the best early-stage investors in the startup industry.<p>Roelof …

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

Productivity

20 places for fall travel | CNN Travel

10 Fall Fashion Must-Haves For Men

<i>Hot off the trade-show floor! These key items are curated from exclusive trend forecasts at the recent MAGIC fashion trade show in Las Vegas, August 16-19.</i><p>These fall/winter trends for men are inspired by rugged nostalgia, with an emphasis on craftsmanship, utilitarian details, and traditional …

QBs fall, RBs rise in latest fantasy football mock draft

<i>The latest NFL Fantasy LIVE Podcast features another round of "Hype Train or Smokescreen" and introduces a new segment -- "Can You Take Me High</i> …

15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

TV

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors explains the 4 things he looks for in an entrepreneur

He's invested in well over 100 startups , including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList , a resource for entrepreneurs and angels to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with " The 4-Hour Workweek " …

Angel Investors

Our 9 Favorite Startups From Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day 2

Yesterday’s Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day had a little something for everyone, with everything from condom delivery to server vulnerability monitoring thrown in the mix.<p>Of the 52 that debuted yesterday, 9 really stood out to us and others we spoke to. Click through to see our Top 9 from the day.<p>…

The CEO of DocuSign recently chased, and caught, an iPhone thief in San Francisco

Krach is a big, tall guy with a big personality. We recently had coffee with him, and in his cheerful, booming voice he told us a great story that gave us insight into his character and life these days working for DocuSign.<p>He was standing outside a coffee shop in San Francisco where the company is …

Google Launches OnHub, A Souped-Up WiFi Router And Smart Home Hub

Google is trying to lay the groundwork for better broadband Internet access with Google Fiber. So it’d make a lot of sense if Google wanted to take part in helping make network infrastructure better, too.<p>Well, that’s exactly what Google is trying to do with the OnHub WiFi router that it’s launching …

Android Marshmallow - Check out what’s new! (Preview 3)

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Entertainment

The CEO of the startup that dissolved overnight explains what happened: burn

Former Zirtual employees told Business Insider's Biz Carson that they felt blindsided by the news. Clients felt left in the lurch too.<p>Today, CEO Maren Kate Donovan explains what happened in a Medium post, writing that she "cannot express my deep sorrow at letting down our employees, our clients, …

Tinder vs Vanity Fair is today’s best dumbest fight on the Internet

Sometimes the Internet just drops a magical gift into your lap when you’re not even looking. This is just such a moment, thanks to our good friends at Vanity Fair and Tinder.<p>In brief: Vanity Fair wrote a story about how apps are killing dating. Tinder had a meltdown on Twitter.<p>What is beautiful …

The Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now, June 2018

Tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater usually all have the same question: <b>Where should I eat</b> <i>right</i><i>now</i><b>?</b> Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort, where to sip the cocktail of the moment. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial …

How Peter Voogd Went From Zero To A Six-Figure Income In 6 Months

At age 18, he told himself that he’d never work a normal job again. Now Peter Voogd is a millionaire media entrepreneur and best-selling book author. But generating wealth wasn’t always glamorous for Voogd.<p>“I didn’t even have money to go to the drive-thru,” Voogd recalls. His frustration with …

Entrepreneurship

These Credit Cards Have the Best Perks

Take advantage of lesser-known credit cards, and you'll feel like a VIP.<p>The full value of a credit card in your pocket can go far beyond the usual …

Get a closer look at your network speed with nPerf Speed Test

There are only a few big names when it comes to Internet speed tests. Speedtest.net, for instance, is a name many people know and trust. However, there is another speed test app that you should know about called nPerf Speed Test and we’re going to take a look at it right now.<p>Functionality<p>nPerf …

Test Data

How to break into the mobile app business with little cash and no programming skill

Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but …

The 15-Minute Total-Body Sweat Fest

Burn fat, build muscle, and get ready to perspire with this quick dumbbell workout<p>Here at <i>Men's Health</i>, we have a saying: Sweat is the currency of change. The more you deposit, the better your results.<p>No one wants to spend hours at the gym making deposits, though. So how do you create the most …

Does The Gorilla Workout Really Transform Your Body?

No, wait. I did one better. I <i>paid</i> for it. Skipped the free version and gave Heckr LLC my 99 cents, trusting that it would be a solid …

Tile has $13M and dreams of helping Android users find their keys, too

Tile is the little tracker that gave every forgetful person hope that they could find keys and wallets as easily as “Find my iPhone” turns up their phones.<p>And after shipping more than 300,000 devices since it began in May (that’s a lot of lost keys), the company is now announcing $13 million in …

Nike SB Dunk Low Pro Obsidian/Gym Red-White-Crystal Mint

The Nike SB Dunk Low Pro returns in a colorful new look ahead of fall. This colorway features a<p>The Nike SB Dunk Low Pro returns in a colorful new …

Mr.BATHING APE 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

Tailored for an office environment, yet juxtaposed with its founding brand’s whimsical aesthetic,<p>Tailored for an office environment, yet juxtaposed with its founding brand’s whimsical aesthetic, Mr.BATHING APE delivers its 2014 spring/summer lookbook. Having received our first glimpse at the …