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A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Profit

A top Coinbase exec explains the master plan to turn the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange into the next Google

Coinbase is one of the hottest startups in tech — and with good reason. The cryptocurrency exchange hit $1 billion in annual revenue as this year's bitcoin mania sent the popular digital coin surging up to almost $20,000, before it came back down.<p>With a reported 10 million customers served on the …

Computer Science

How Telegram's Cryptocurrency Could Become the Next Ripple or Ethereum

The messaging app has a bold agenda.<p>Telegram wants to launch a cryptocurrency, and it has several key ideas that could help it rival Bitcoin, …

Cryptocurrency

What High Achievers Like Jeff Bezos, Mark Cuban and Elon Musk Were Doing at Age 25 | Inc.com

Everyone's measure of and path to success is different.<p>For some, it's mostly linear. Others encounter more twists, turns, and bumps along the way.<p>Before becoming the leader of the free world, Donald Trump, was born into a real-estate development family and inherited his father's business at 25.<p>Kat …

Ralph Lauren

The 5-Minute Guide on How to Invest in Marijuana Stocks

Do you have a few moments? Interested in marijuana stocks? Here's a brief look at the marijuana stocks available on the market.<p>For those wondering …

One man, a 300-year plan, and billions of dollars are reshaping tech as we know it

Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a grand 10-year plan last year for his social networking giant. But another business leader is swooping in with something …

Venture Capital

How to Become the Coca-Cola of Your Industry Practically Overnight

Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. This is why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the next 24 months, direct lead generation will be inaccessible for most businesses. Soon, everything they taught you about …

Marketing

Here Are the Brands U.S. Teens Are Starting to Hate - Amazon Isn't One of Them

In its semi-annual "Taking Stock With Teens" survey, Piper Jaffray analysts found that young people in the U.S. are starting to favor smaller brands …

Tommy Hilfiger

After Nearly 100,000 Interviews, A Johnson and Johnson Exec Said These Were The 7 Best Candidate Questions | Inc.com

There comes a point in every interview when hiring managers ask applicants the exact same thing, "Do you have any questions for me?" Although this off-script moment feels like a formality, the applicant's questions could provide just as much insight as you make your final evaluations.<p>Global Vice …

Employment

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings, and they need to be as persuasive as possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings -- whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. …

Gear & Gadgets

Make Money Selling These Baby Items on eBay

Popular Baby Items to Sell on eBay<p>Updated April 08, 2018<p>An eBay business is perfect for parents of any age. Especially parents of babies and toddlers …

Parenting

Ring Protect is a $199 home security system that launches this month

When it comes to smart home accessories, there are a few companies that truly stand out among the rest. Philips is known for its Hue lightbulbs, Nest …

How B.C. casinos are used to launder millions in drug cash

On Oct. 15, 2015, a Mountie burst through the front door of an office in Richmond, carrying a battering ram and with a rifle slung on his back. The …

A manager at a $6 billion quant fund gives the best intro to cryptocurrencies we've heard

Patrick O'Shaughnessy vividly recalls the week he was introduced to the world of cryptocurrencies.<p>O'Shaughnessy, a manager at his family's $6 billion quant asset manager of the same name, was chatting with one of his analysts over lunch at the beginning of this year about what they did over the …

Cryptocurrency

3 Examples of Retargeting Strategies That Actually Work

Don’t you hate when you watch a buyer get close to converting only to do an about-face and leave your site?If there were just a way to get them back …

Marketing

The cofounder of a $1.3 billion startup says a common mistake can kill a new business

New startups are delicate things.<p>So it's not surprising that the path to establishing a fledgling business can sometimes feel fraught with peril.<p>No one appreciates this more than the founders of stock trading app Robinhood. Before they got their product off the ground, they struck out on 75 …

Startups

I travel the world for 3 months of the year — here are my 10 best tips to make trips less expensive

While we enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle, our lives felt hurried. If we weren't at work, we were getting ready for work, doing chores or taking care of our kids. We only had 15 vacation days to burn each year — not nearly enough to account for sick days and to travel the way we wanted.<p>Fast forward …

Personal Finance

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

Employment

This platform lets you invest in companies—and make money as soon as they do

While working in venture capital, Catherine Yushina and Grace Leung Shing noticed one kind of company that kept getting rejected: the stable, …

Venture Capital

How to fly on a private jet for under $150

(Gulfstream)<p>From where to find last-minute deals to routes with big discounts, here are five ways to fly private for a steal.

Bench Accounting Office Interiors / Perkins+Will

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Bench Accounting, a rapidly growing technology company that provides service-focused bookkeeping …

Workstations

The 52 most powerful people in enterprise tech in 2017

2017 has seen a dramatic increase in cloud spending and the rise of new technologies in the work place like artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.<p>It's seen a crop of new public companies, and some startups that are leading the way in their areas. At the same time, powerhouses like …

Startups

A millennial’s guide to killing it at Instagram

Are you furious that you only have thirty-four Instagram followers? Do you fantasize about becoming the next hottest influencer in comedy? Would you pay real money to know the secret formula of Insta-success? If you answered yes to any of those questions, yikes.<p>Just kidding, who wouldn’t want that? …

How Anker is beating Apple and Samsung at their own accessory game

Steven Yang quit his job at Google in the summer of 2011 to build the products he felt the world needed: a line of reasonably priced accessories that would be better than the ones you could buy from Apple and other big-name brands. These accessories — batteries, cables, chargers — would solve our …

Tech Trends

SoftBank's Son Chases Boyhood Dreams With $100 Billion Fund

When Masayoshi Son was a boy growing up on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu, he kept a notebook to scribble down new inventions he hoped to create …

Venture Capital

Having 7 separate streams of income means I never stop earning money

Mostly by design, business owners go to great lengths to make sure they have money coming in from all directions - or, as some might say, "making sure their eggs aren't all in one basket."<p>The reason behind this is simple: Entrepreneurship isn't easy, and income streams dry up all the time.<p>By having …

Real Estate

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule

In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong," the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett's Wish List

Warren Buffett's war chest is ready for his next deal -- maybe even his biggest one yet.<p>The company's cash swelled to $86.4 billion at the end of …

Investing

How to read 40 earnings reports in two minutes

From oil to gadgets, pharma to food, a huge range of companies reported their latest quarterly earnings today.<p>Wading through all these reports can be a little dull, so here is a whizzy summary of 40 earnings reports you can digest in just two minutes.<p><b>The key to reading the results:</b><br>螺 = Made of …

LG Electronics

Another smart card bites the dust, as Plastc ends operations and leaves pre-orders unfulfilled

Plastc is throwing in the towel today. The smart card maker sent a message to backers (which now also graces the startup’s homepage) announcing that it’s “exploring options” for filing Chapter 7 and, more importantly, is shutting down all operations as of today.<p>The company was apparently on the …

Startups