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Frictionless Business: Built to Partner at Scale

Now more than ever, strategic partnerships are essential to business growth for healthcare organizations. As lines between industries blur, …

Elon Musk Just Gave the World's Best Productivity Advice in a Single, Short Sentence

And we all owe him a debt of gratitude for pointing out the obvious.<p>Leave it to Elon Musk to get to the heart of the matter. In a recent memo directed to Tesla employees, Musk described a number of actions that he plans to take to improve the company's performance, particularly in regard to the …

5 Fun Camping Games to Play Rain or Shine (without any materials)

<b>Camping is an adventure for the senses.</b> From the first breath of fresh, pine-infused air to a cool afternoon dip in a nearby lake, just being alive …

The CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies endorses just 4 cryptocurrencies and 'wouldn't touch' ICOs: 'It’s just too risky'

LONDON — The founder and CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies says he would not invest in so-called "altcoins," which are new cryptocurrencies created by companies through "initial coin offerings" (ICOs).<p>BTCC CEO and founder Bobby Lee told Business Insider: "Unfortunately I'm very …

Cryptocurrency

4 Cryptocurrencies That Could Surpass Bitcoin

Could bitcoin's dominance as the world's largest digital currency by market cap soon come to an end?<p>Historically, the stock market has been the …

Blockchain

Ten 2018 predictions from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

Blockchain

Bootstrapped Farmgirl Flowers Is Taking On The Flower Industry And A Host Of Venture-Backed Rivals

Christina Stembel, 39, grew up on an Indiana corn and soybean farm and didn’t go to college. Now she’s building Farmgirl Flowers in San Francisco, which will clock $15 million in revenue this year. When she launched the company in 2010, the $18 billion U.S. flower industry was dominated by four big …

San Francisco

The billion dollar widget steering the driverless car industry

The billion-dollar widget steering the driverless car industry<p>No matter what it took, David Hall was going to kill that clown. He maneuvered Drillzilla for another ramming run. The robot was squat and heavy, with serrated blades coming off one end and a sharp drill whirling on the other. Across the …

Ford to stake future on trucks and electrification

Ford is reallocating one third of its internal combustion development budget into the electrification of its vehicles.<p>The $500 million is on top of the $4.5 billion the company has already earmarked toward the next generation powertrains. A new group known as “Team Edison” will spearhead Ford’s …

A Guide to Big Bend National Park

Spanning the border of Mexico and Texas, Big Bend National Park is nothing short of magical.<p>Greg Henington, a 26-year area resident, well remembers a …

A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works

I travel a lot. Often to faraway places. Often in bad weather. Often to do active stuff outdoors. And I’ve been doing that for decades. This is the gear that gets me there and the approach that holds it all together.<p>The Bag<p>A few years ago, I flew to Siberia in the dead of winter to visit my …

Core Strength

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>A strong core is crucial for maintaining tension to execute difficult moves on overhung routes and boulder problems. Climbing …

Climbing

The Dreadful Questions Investors Ask and the Right Answers from Entrepreneurs who've Raised Millions

<i>“So are you going to sell your company in couple of years for $100M?”</i><p>“The problem with this question is that the press keep telling us entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 108<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

Internet of Things: Investing in Disruptive Change

Michelle Borré, CFA<p>Portfolio Manager<p><b>Tenure</b><p>Managed Funds<p>Average Annual Total Returns (%) as of 3/31/18<p>A<p>Fund Name<p>Managed Since<p><b>YTD as of</b><p><b>6/26/18</b><p>1 Yr<p>3 Yr<p>5 …

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs

Your reading list for 2017 has arrived.<p>Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason …

5 Ways To Scale After Closing Your Series A

Raising your Series A is a whirlwind, and closing it might feel like you’ve crossed the finish line. By raising, you’ve proven that your company just …