I recently had a meeting with a well-known Israeli startup investor. The talk somehow pivoted from my seed-seeking startup into talking about the macro view of venture capital and how it doesn’t actually
Peter Silverman, then a rising sophomore at the University of Vermont, was doing a digital marketing internship in 2015 when he came up with the idea for a startup. Silverman said he’d only ever seen kids
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[Photograph: Vicky Wasik, Yvonne Ruperti] Cherry season has been in swing for a while here in California, and I've had some in my fridge pretty much constantly since they first showed up at the market.
In a region marked by so many acrimonious policy differences among Western governments and think tanks, Tunisia has indeed seemed quite exceptional. Sure, there have been some quibbles here and there the
From fish fries to fancy five-star dining in Kenya's capital Nairobi’s culinary scene has been on an upward trajectory in recent years, with new eateries, cafes, and bars popping up almost weekly. A metropolitan
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One of the biggest problems faced by development agencies working in humanitarian organisations around the world is monitoring and evaluation, which is a $10.5-billion annual business. This is what Kenyan
Beautiful beaches are as iconic as cocktails in the Caribbean, but in Cuba only a handful of coastal destinations are well known. If crowded resort-lounging in Varadero isn’t your thing, there are plenty
What do the management styles of Virgin founder Richard Branson and Apple's Steve Jobs have in common? If you said, "Absolutely nothing," then you're on the right track. "I have enormous admiration for
Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms. Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space.
Wysada, an online home furnishings store based in Amman, Jordan, announced today that it has raised a $5 million Series A led by Badia Impact Fund, a venture capital fund owned by Silicon Badia. Strategic
The secret to a flavor-packed lentil soup? Gremolata: a mixture of parsley, lemon zest, and garlic. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] My wife loves lentil soup, which means I make a lot of it. It's my
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Today's food TV is a cultural wasteland, but you can still watch food shows that were actually great. Here are 14 of the best of them With the onslaught of a generation of TV food shows that seem to be
Carefully draw up your meeting agenda in advance, Katz advises. But don't stop there. Make sure the room where you plan to hold the meeting is prepped and ready, down to heating and cooling, lighting refreshments.
One of the most important functions of any modern financial institution is conducting valuations. On Wall Street, this means developing financial models – projections of how a company will perform based
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It’s not every day we here at TechCrunch just point to someone else’s work and say, “Here, you should go read this.” But today’s an exception, because The Economist has put together a 16-page Special on