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Meet Tim Kendall — the exec making sure Pinterest lives up to its $12 billion valuation

Kendall is Pinterest’s money man.<p>Each morning, Tim Kendall wakes at 5:30 and draws himself a bath.<p>Then the 40-year-old president of Pinterest dumps in a tray full of ice, uses a rubber duck thermometer to get the water temperature down to precisely 55 degrees, and slides in for a five-minute …

Pinterest

Square gets Street-high price target at Nomura

via Lily Katz at Bloomberg<p>Square (NYSE:SQ) may be in position to "take on the big boys," says Nomura Instinet's Dan Dolev, raising his price target …

Markets

Q&A: How do you decide what to write?

Given that we’ve invested so heavily in content over the years, we’re often asked about what this looks like day-to-day.This week, we were asked:How …

Product Management

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Web Design

Google Attribution Just Made Understanding The Value Of Marketing Dollars Much Easier

One of the most important announcements that came out of the recent Google Marketing Next conference was the release of Google Attribution. That's a free version of Google Attribution 360.<p>In this article, we'll go over what you need to know about Google Attribution and how it can help you improve …

Analytics

How to Email a Venture Capitalist, According to One

A venture capitalist tracked his emails to see which ones he answered and why.<p>It's a truism that if you can't secure the right meetings, you can't grow your business. With that in mind, the editors at Inc.com pointed me to an article about Christian Hernandez, co-founder and managing partner of …

Venture Capital

He Blew the Whistle on a Silicon Valley Highflier. Then Came the Blowback - Bloomberg

Rothenberg Ventures didn’t waste any time with the red flags, Francisco Riordan says. During Riordan’s first week working on the website for the San …

Institutional Approach to MicroCap Investing | Planet MicroCap Showcase 2017

A look inside Facebook's New York office, where employees of the $435 billion company enjoy virtual reality games and an in-house pastry chef

Facebook is one of the world's most desirable places to work thanks to incredible perks, impressive salaries, and great corporate culture.<p>The Menlo Park, California-based tech giant, which has a current market cap of $435.11 billion, consistently earns top spots on "best places to work" and …

The Workplace

What is exactly.me?

Today's messaging apps are geared towards messaging people you already know. Yet more and more people are into meeting new and exciting people around …

Equity crowdfunding is 1 year old today, Wefunder is top platform

Since Regulation Crowdfunding began on May 16 last year, 335 companies have filed offering documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to fundraise on securities-based crowdfunding platforms. Of those companies, 43 percent were funded, 30 percent failed, and the remainder are still …

Startups

Ev Williams’ Obvious Ventures closes $123,456,789 fund

Obvious Ventures, the venture capital firm cofounded by Twitter’s Evan Williams, announced the close of its very first fund today.<p>Guess how much it raised? $123,456,789. No joke.<p>The close of this fund follows a public SEC filing that revealed that the firm had raised $77.7 million in March. …

Venture Capital

Why Amazon is eating the world

I co-founded a software startup in December. Each month, I send out an update to our investors to keep them updated on our progress. But the past month was a bit different — our industry (retail) is going through a transformation.<p>Instead of just writing about our “internal” news, I wrote about the …

Amazon

The Rise and (Maybe) Fall of Influencers

I never really expected to write these words, but: It was Kendall Jenner who did it for me.<p>Or, to be fair, not Kendall Jenner herself — or not entirely Kendall Jenner — but rather the 10th-anniversary Indian Vogue cover that featured Kendall Jenner, as conceived and photographed by Mario Testino. …

Kendall Jenner

Shark Tank -The sharks get a taste of their own Medicine 'You are full of crap'

Scott Jordan Shark Tank

SHARK TANK<p>My Appearance on Shark Tank: All the Dirt<p><i>*Scott Jordan, Co-Founder and CEO of SCOTTeVEST, was on Shark Tank Season 3: Episode 7.</i><p>In what is …

The most ‘tweeted’ tweet exceeds three million

Social media records are there to be broken and this has happened with Twitter, where a new record for the most tweeted tweet has been set. The …

Citizen Journalism

Amazon invested millions in the startup Nucleus — then cloned its product for the new Echo

Another cautionary tale for would-be Amazon partners.<p>When the investment arm of Amazon’s Alexa division led a $5.6 million investment in his startup, Nucleus founder and CEO Jonathan Frankel was ecstatic.<p>Just a year later, he’s furious instead.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon announced its latest …

Amazon

This Startup is the Airbnb of Warehouses and Has Amazon in Its Sights - Bloomberg

A Seattle startup has come out of nowhere to offer online merchants something even Amazon doesn’t: overnight ground delivery to nearly anyone in the …

Square's (SQ) CEO Jack Dorsey on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ)<p>Q1 2017 Earnings Conference Call<p>May 3, 2017 17:00 ET<p><b>Executives</b><p>Jason Lee - Head, Investor Relations<p>Jack Dorsey - Chief Executive …

Here's How Dating App Badoo's Photo Verification Will Wipe Out Catfishing

With over 300 million users in 190 countries, Badoo is the fastest growing dating network in the world, and just last month, over 6 million people …

Jefferies Swipes Right On Match Group, Says Tinder Is The Asset To Watch

Jeffries initiated coverage of <b>Match Group Inc</b> (NASDAQ: MTCH) with a Buy rating and a $21 price target. The firm believes Tinder is the asset to …

2 Things That Could Bring Down The Meet Group

Relying too much on acquisitions for user growth and failing to keep up with stronger competitors top the list.<p>On the heels of <b>The Meet Group</b>'s …

Stocks

Spark Networks and EliteSingles to Merge, Creating a Global Leader in Online Dating

<b>Brings Together Leading Brands Including JDate, ChristianMingle, EliteSingles and eDarling;</b> <b>Combined Company Will Be Named Spark Networks SE and Be</b> …

Spark Networks(R) Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

<b>How to Find Further Information</b><p>This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell or a solicitation of an …

Etsy

Public Markets Scare Off Tech Companies With Longer-Term Outlook

Missed out on the Innovation Summit livestream? Sign up to receive the videos and presentation. For small companies, with a $1-2 billion market cap, …

Venture Capital

The Startup Button

<b>Sign up for our newsletter</b><p>Be the first to hear about website updates and new startups.<p><b>SpringfieldistFEATURED</b><p>Dress like a Springfieldian. View</b> …