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Searching for the Next Jack Ma

Fresh off his success as a lead adviser on last year’s $2.05 billion initial public offering of online retailer JD.com, Fan Bao was secretly dreaming …

China

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Roundup Of Cloud Computing And Enterprise Software Predictions For 2015

Whenever this time of the year arrives with its proliferation of predictions, William Gibson’s quote <i>“the future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed”</i> comes to mind.<p>The best predictions provide a glimpse into the future while also providing mile markers to measure the journey. …

Warren Buffett and 6 other frat bro CEOs of the Fortune 500

Some of the nation’s most powerful men have belonged to fraternities during their school days – business leaders included. For the women, female …

This Is The First Question The Godfather of Silicon Valley, Ron Conway, Asks Before Making An Investment

Y Combinator's Sam Altman has been teaching a class called "How to Start a Startup" this fall at Stanford. The 20-session course has an amazing list of guest speakers, including early Facebook investor Peter Thiel, Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham, and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman (all lecture …

Silicon Valley

IBM Watson Analytics – Will it Replace Data Scientists ?

<b>By Ran Bi, NYU.</b><p>IBM is working hard to commercialize the Watson. It released the beta version of Watson Analytics on September. The service aimed to …

How I taught my kids to invest

You don't have to be a member of the 1% to invest in the stock market -- or make money from it.<p>That's the message Angie Ellerbroek is instilling in her three children. They are all under 12-years-old, but they already own stock.<p>"We're middle class of the middle class," Angie, who lives in the …

Google CEO: Computers Are Going To Take Our Jobs, And 'There's No Way Around That'

Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company appears to be involved in every type of new technology ranging from self-driving cars to contact lenses that can test for disease.<p>In a recent interview with the Financial Times, CEO Larry Page provided some insight as to why the company …

This Startup Aims To Solve A Financial Problem Most People Don't Even Realize They Have

According to Chris Costello, however, that might not be enough.<p>Costello is the cofounder and CEO of blooom (yes, three o's), a 401(k) management service that won best of show at the 2014 Finovate fall conference, a trade show that unveils and highlights the latest innovations in banking and …

Retirement

Here's exactly what to say when your kid asks, 'Are we rich?'

So when your little sleuth asks, "Are we rich?" there's a very simple answer for families anywhere on the economic spectrum:<p>"Why do you ask?"<p>This is New York Times personal finance columnist Ron Lieber's go-to answer for any money question from a child, according to his upcoming book "The Opposite …

Wealth

MORGAN STANLEY: Here Are 42 Stocks That'll Thrive Even If The Economy Gets Worse

The 42 stocks are companies they believe will grow irrespective of fluctuations in the business cycle.<p>Tech companies like Facebook and Google dominate the list. There are also a lot of healthcare companies, which are benefiting from the aging population.<p>"We believe that the names selected for this …

10 most lucrative MBA degrees

1<p>Harvard Business School<p><b>20-Year Income:</b> $3,233,000<p><b>2013 Starting Salary & Bonus:</b> $138,346<p><b>Top Five Industry Choices:</b><p>Financial Services: 27%<br>• Consulting: …

This 20-Year-Old From Brooklyn Is So Successful, He Owns His Own Chinese Factory

Inventor Alex Shlaferman, 20, founder of Vante Toys, has already done it, and not just once, but multiple times. The first time he was only 15.<p>And 2014 will be another milestone year, he says. He expects his consumer-products company, founded when he was 16, to do about $10 million in revenue.<p>His …

硅谷后劲将尽,轮到波士顿主导创业潮了

你一定没有想过你能对自行车做什么改进。只不过是两个轮子,一个坐垫,一组踏板,或多或少再加上一些漂亮的材质以及精心的调整。但对于美国马赛诸塞州剑桥市(译注:临近波士顿)的创业公司 Superpedestrian 的工程师和设计师来说,在他们的设想中,这些组件能够支撑起下一代的城市交通。<p>改造自行车也许是个不错的生意,这也是过去几年波士顿所经历的变化的一个缩影。如果说如今的旧金山是各种应用相互厮杀和人们拼抢停车位的地方的话,那么波士顿则是一个回答“我们该如何解决真正重要的问题”的城市。<p>Superpedestrian 是一家致力于让通勤变得更加简便、更加环保的创业公司。其产品哥本哈根轮(the Cop …

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

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BIF 10: Who Needs A Paper Route When You Can Start A Robotics Company?

Nothing inspires both hope and fear like discussions about the future. From H. G. Wells’ <i>Time Machine</i> to <i>The Terminator</i> movies, utopia and dystopia are intertwined. Our visions range from promise and possibility to industrial grade cruelty and dysfunction.<p>The annual Business Innovation Factory Summit …

Which of the cloud companies will be the next to go?

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Golden_Ribbon<p>Two years ago one of my favorite VC sources could barely contain his frustration. “There’s just not room …

现在人都不用请,大数据的使用门槛又降低了

2011 年,IBM 研发的 Watson 计算机在著名益智节目 Jeopardy! 上击败众多人类对手,赢得冠军。此后,有关这台传奇计算机的新闻层出不穷,特别是在 2013 年末,IBM 宣布开放 Watson 的 API,并向开发者免费提供工具,让开发者可以调用 Watson 自然语言查询引擎。 …

沪港通为市场技术公司带来业务机会

来看看这位天才创业者:4 年时间 Google 收购了他的 2 家公司

曾经有人问,科技创业的门槛有多高?仔细想一下,发现其实并没有门槛:可以说自己最懂 90 后,以创业者的身份炒作几个语不惊人死不休的观点,搏了眼球再说;也可以说自己虽然不懂技术但是有情怀,除了乔布斯无人再出其右——还是搏了眼球再说。<p>特别是面向消费类科技互联网市场的创业,非常好的体现了互联网“没人知道电 …

Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everybody believes that running a lean start-up, pivoting when the time is right and raising venture capital are the trifecta of today’s entrepreneurial world, right? Hang on! These days, the rejection rates at accelerators, angels and …

We Asked A Bunch Of Executives What The Hottest Ad Tech Company Is, And One Startup's Name Kept Coming Up

MediaMath, a demand side platform, or DSP, was one name that kept coming up. The company provides advertisers and marketers with tools to buy ads online through a single interface.<p>CEO Joe Zawadzki founded MediaMath in 2007 and launched the first DSP that same year.<p>He was already deeply embedded in …

吴恩达:让机器拥有智慧是世界上最酷的事情

注:Google Brain之父吴恩达(Andrew Ng)在今年5月正式加入百度美国研究院,作为机器学习,特别是深度学习方面的领先学者之一,他是“百度大脑”计划以及百度全球化扩张中的核心组成部分。因此,福布斯中文网对吴恩达进行了一次专访,虎嗅对访谈内容进行了部分摘编。<p>在中国以外的地方,很少有人知道 …

那些让小米佩服与讨厌的公司:华为果然榜上有名

来认识一下即将上市的全球最大P2P网贷公司Lending Club

虎嗅注:2014年8月27日,P2P网贷的领导者,传统银行体系的颠覆人Lending Club,正式向SEC提交了招股文件,拟募集5亿美元。这预示着该公司可能会在今年秋季上市。2014年4月,Lending Club 完成最后一笔股权融资,估值涨至 37.6 亿美元,注资购买股票的公司包括黑石公司、 …

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最小酒精检测仪 DrinkMate插手机上能测酒精

<b>腾讯数码讯</b>(编译:凡少)大家对于交警查酒驾用的吹气式酒精检测仪都不会感到陌生,但是有多少人在饮酒之后想要主动了解自己血液中的酒精浓度呢?其实如果手头有简便快捷的检测设备,相信很多注重健康的人都愿意测一下——这不,一家美国初创企业日前推出了号称世界最小的“DrinkMate”吹气式酒精检测仪,其大小和一节5号电池差不多,插在安卓手机上就能吹气测酒精。<p>对于供人日常使用的酒精检测仪来说,小巧轻便是非常重要的,否则没人愿意把它装在包里随身携带。圆柱形的DrinkMate长约4.6厘米,直径约为1.6厘米,重量仅有不到5.7克,挂在钥匙圈上丝毫不显突兀。<p>DrinkMate之所以如此轻巧,主要是因为它不带 …