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The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

The Tech Industry Is In Denial, But The Bubble Is About To Burst

Euphoric reaction to superstar tech businesses is rampant — so much so that the tech industry is in denial about looming threats. The tech industry <i>is</i> in a bubble, and there are sufficient indicators for those willing to open their eyes. Rearing unicorns, however, is a distracting fascination.<p>The …

Want to be happy? Slow down

In 1972, Matthieu Ricard had a promising career in biochemistry, trying to figure out the secrets of E. coli bacteria. A chance encounter with …

What is a Startup CEO’s real job?

[This post is a bit long so I narrated it on the Umano platform - you can listen to it on the app here: https://umano.me/c/OLr26]<p>Startups are unique …

This Woman Has Landed Millions of App Installs — How She Does It

You may not know Tamara Steffens by name, but you’ve downloaded her apps. Running business development for companies like Path, Color, and most …

Product Management

Lessons From Sourcebits’ Road To Acquisition

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ashwin Ramasamy is the founder of ContractIQ, a free service that makes it super easy for enterprises and entrepreneurs to find curated outsourcing partners for their mobile initiatives.</i><p>Globo, an enterprise mobility and telecom software services company, acquired Sourcebits, a …

Startups And The Un-Banking Of America

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Rebecca Lynn is a general partner at Canvas Venture Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm. She has led investments in Lending Club in 2009, Check in 2011 and FutureAdvisor in 2014 and sits on the boards of Lending Club, Check, FutureAdvisor, Doximity, Convo, HealthLoop and</i> …

Here are some of the best reaction GIFs according to Reddit

Sometimes there's no better way to respond to a story or a comment than with an animated GIF. Specifically, a reaction GIF, which should be no stranger to anyone who's ever spent a significant amount of time in online chat rooms and internet message boards. And out of the millions of GIFs out …

Why You Shouldn’t Decide Anything Important At Your Board Meeting

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Mark Suster is a 2x entrepreneur and VC at Upfront Ventures. Follow his blog at</i> <i>BothSidesoftheTable.</i><p>There is an old saying in poker that if you don’t know who the sucker at the table is – it’s you.<p>The same can be said of critical decisions in a board meeting or frankly any other …

With Flipkart’s Launch Of PayZippy, India’s Answer To Amazon Wants To Become Its PayPal, Too

Flipkart, the largest e-commece site in India, has been likened to Amazon both for what it offers and its presence in the market. But it has one crucial difference: because credit cards are not that ubiquitous, and Indian consumers generally distrust the idea of paying online, Flipkart has built …