Jess Heiner

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Equity Crowdfunding: What Kinds of Businesses Are Being Funded?

Equity crowdfunding has taken off since the passing of the JOBS Act, with businesses and investors of all types taking advantage of the new …

Y Combinator opens registration for its free Startup School online course

Y Combinator is making its Startup School event available to more people in the form of a massively open online course (MOOC). Starting today, you can register for a spot to watch the various industry leaders and entrepreneurs that the startup program has lined up to guest lecture during this …

Startups

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Entrepreneurship

10 Free Online Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Here are tools which will make your life easier and help your business take off right away.<p>3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>If you are going to start a business, you should make best use of your limited budget and try to bootstrap as much as possible. Therefore, …

Google Analytics

8 Steps to Building a Startup That Matters

Learn how to bring your ideas to life with our 1 page business plan<p>W<i>e’re told 9 out of 10 startups fail. Learn how to use our simple tool and you’ll</i> …

Startups

How Stoners Are Getting High (Tech)

Michael Bourque was 45 years old the first time he smoked weed. A natural doctor recommended he look for some cannabis on Craigslist to help deal with anxiety, and he ended up finding a ZZ Top-looking dude in the Boston area who gave him a baggie of bud and rolled him a joint. He puffed on the j …

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

10 Success lessons from Chris Gardner – “From Homeless To Millionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share90<p>Tweet<p>Share349<p>+15<p>Shares 444<p>The life of Chris Gardner is one made for the big screen. From single father without resources, living on the …

20 reasons why Reinhold Messner is the world's greatest living man

To mark World Mountain Day, we're paying homage to (probably) the coolest person on Earth right now. Here's why we love him:<p>1. He was the first man to climb every mountain over 8,000 metres<p>There are 14 peaks on Earth with summits in the “death zone”, above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Just over 30 …

Why I think Elm is the Future of Front End Development

Elm is a ML-style functional language with enforced immutability that compiles down to optimized JavaScript. It solves a lot of problems that …

Fifty Years — The new Silicon Valley VC that wants to save the world AND make money

<b>“We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts separately under a suitable medium. Synthetic food will, of course, also be used in the future. Nor need the pleasures of the table be banished. That gloomy Utopia of tabloid meals</b> …

Startups

8 Essential Design Tools For UX Newbies to Make Work Easier

As a UX designer, we will need to get familiar with the essentials of user experience, from user research to wireframing to collaboration to designing …

7 Epic Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Listen To

As an entrepreneur, you should be constantly putting in the research to track the activity of your competitors, understand your audience, and keep …

9 essential tech skills anyone interested in startups should learn

New Retro – Graphics & Logo in Retro Style

Book recommendation: New Retro – Graphics & Logo in Retro Style, a new publication from viction:ary.<p>This new compendium from viction:ary focuses on …

A new American radical liberalism can counter Trump | Mike Konczal

American politics has seldom been more febrile, with old certainties of both parties coming under fire from insurgents. But a new revolt from the left can transform the country<p>‘America is already great” – the Democrats’ now preferred line – is an awkward catchphrase to use if you want to reach …

'Massage Hoodie' Will Totally Outdo Those 2 Minute Massages Your Partner Gives You

The massage hoodie will soothe your muscles anytime, anywhere<p>A team of geniuses in Singapore has created a piece of clothing we’ll all likely fall in …

Genius

Recruiting Secrets LinkedIn Doesn’t Want You To Know

<b>How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank</b><p>Recently I discussed the slowdown in tech hiring, which is already reflected in today’s …

Employment

How to Grow a Small Startup Business From 0 to 5 Figure Months in 100 Days

Being a CEO for over 10 years and managing couple different companies after getting my MBA definitely taught me a thing or two about the business world, but putting the so called safety of the corporate world and biweekly paycheck behind me and taking on the competitive business arena as an …

Clinton and Sanders get contentious in Brooklyn debate – as it happened

Candidates spar over guns, a $15 minimum wage, Israel and Palestine, and funding social security as Clinton accuses Sanders of ‘phony’ attacks<p>4.43am BST<p>Did we just witness the final Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 cycle? There’s only one way to find out: wait. In any case the ninth …

MVPM: Minimum Viable Product Manager

You’ve probably seen this diagram before. It elegantly shows that product management is the intersection of a diverse skill set.<p>Its simplicity has …

Meet four labels revolutionising your underwear drawer

For many women, underwear is like a rite of passage. We remember our first bras with a fuzzy nostalgia tinged with insecurity, and how they eventually got bigger, inflated with balloon-like padding that smoothed over anxieties about being less grown up than other girls. Pants too were loaded …

15 Instagram Accounts All Witches, Healers And Goddess-Lovers Should Follow

May they add a little magic to your daily feed.<p>Witches, healers, herbalists and goddess-lovers of all types are sharing their wisdom on Instagram, and it's time we all take note. These accounts share a range of magical offerings -- from recipes for herbal remedies to hauntingly beautiful …

The Most Beautiful Video Games Inspired by Famous Artists

From Walt Disney to Piet Mondrian, video games have long been taking visual cues from a great number of artists past and present.<p>Ever since the dawn of gaming, there has been a huge debate about whether video games can be considered art. This has been inflamed time and time again by the latest …

50 Life Secrets And Tips

<b>by Jordan Lejuwaan</b><p>1. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge …

Pick The Brain on Flipboard

By Allan del Rosario | Allan del Rosario created a magazine on Flipboard. “Pick The Brain on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

11 Things You're Better Off Buying Used

For some things, there's just no point paying full price when you can find the same quality in a second-hand or used product that's a fraction of the cost.<p>Here are a number of items you'd be better off buying used.<p>Like cars, new models of bicycles come out every season, which means you're likely to …

Five Books You Should Read Before You Turn 30

Someone who saves money for retirement is probably going to be in a better situation come 65 than someone who didn't start saving until they were 45.<p>Here are five books that I think everyone should read before they turn 30. Reading and understanding these will give you an edge, however slight, that …