Luke B

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When Krave Jerky Showed Up In Class With A $435,000 Check

I remind my students that I’m teaching them a methodology they can use the rest of their careers, not running an incubator.<p>Every once in awhile a team ignores my advice and builds a company worth hundreds of millions of dollars.<p>Hershey just bought Krave Jerky, a team in our 2011 Berkeley Lean …

The devious paradox of American inequality: How the rich get richer by staying hidden

In the United States, visions of poverty are much more commonplace than extreme wealth. And that’s an issue<p>The southernmost road from Miami Beach to Miami is called the MacArthur Causeway. In good weather, it’s a blissful drive. Biscayne Bay is so near and bright that you can almost imagine you’re …

Meet The Brazilian Entrepreneur Making Money With Other People's Free Time

Most businessmen would agree that time is money, but 24-year-old Brazilian social entrepreneur Lorrana Scarpioni has literally built her entire business model upon that motto. The only difference is that the time from which she is profiting is not hers. Scarpioni is the founder and CEO of Bliive, a …

High Yield Grandma: How One Retiree Earns 8% On Her $3 Million Nest Egg

<i>For the rest of the Forbes 2015 Investment Guide, click here.</i><p><b>Jane Freeman</b> <b><br>Age: 68</b> <b><br>Naples, Fla.</b> <b><br>Day Job:</b> Retired attorney <b><br>Strategy:</b> Income stocks <b><br>Ten-year Average Return:</b> 7.7% <b><br>Top Picks:</b> Enterprise Products Partners (EPD); Williams Partners (WPZ)<p>In 2004, at age 58, doctors told attorney Jane Freeman that …

Are Transparent Managed ETFs The Future? Fund Manager Cathie Wood Is Betting On It

<b>For the rest of the Forbes 2015 Investment Guide, click here.</b><p>Each week Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of startup Ark Investment Management, gathers her six stock-picking analysts (five twentysomethings and a fiftysomething former filmmaker) for a brainstorming session at its offices in New York City. …

Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies Should Shift Focus To Chronic Medical Illness

As we marvel at the gadgets that companies such as Nike, Fitbit, Jawbone and Apple have recently produced and brought to market–gadgets that can record our heart rate, calories expended, and steps taken—one can only think of how this technology could likely be used on a greater scale to help those …

Mindfulness Meditation Physically Changes the Brain

While practitioners have long touted the emotional and physical benefits of meditation, a new study by Harvard-affiliated researchers has shown that …

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