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Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff has a bunch of Buddhist monks living at his house

So it shouldn't be surprising to learn that Buddhist monks are staying at one of his two houses in San Francisco.<p>The monks are helping train Salesforce employees on how to be less stressed out.<p>They even want Benioff to turn parts of Salesforce's San Francisco headquarters into quiet "mindfulness" …

To use this drone, just throw it in the air and start running

The consumer drone industry is increasingly positioning itself as a maker of flying cameras, not autonomous robots. The goal is a sort of self-aware GoPro that you will allow anyone to be their own aerial cinematographer. Today a startup called Lily is trying to move a step closer to that future …

Billionaire Investors Reveal Their Biggest and Best Stocks

Last week a roster of the best and most influential investors in the world gave us a glimpse into their minds and their portfolios. Once a year, the heavyweights of the investing world converge on Lincoln Center in the Upper West side of New York City to give their money, their time and some of …

Investing

Opendoor Gets Another $20 Million To Simplify The Process Of Selling Your Home

It’s only been about three months since home-sales marketplace Opendoor has been open for business, but it is already making its market on residential real estate in Phoenix, Ariz. As it looks to expand into two new cities, the company has raised $20 million in additional funding led by GGV Capital.<p>…

5 Genius Startup Tips From Peter Thiel | Inc.com

PayPal co-founder and billionaire investor Peter Thiel is easily one of the most successful venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. By investing early in dozens of startups, including Airbnb, Facebook, LinkedIn, Palantir, and SpaceX, Thiel built himself a venture capital empire worth $2.2 billion. …

Startups

Can media do for Snapchat what it did for Facebook?

Image copyright Snapchat illustration by Gigaom.Snapchat is distancing itself from its core messaging feature with its new Discover product. Instead …

Grocery delivery startup banks $220 million

Instacart is the latest sharing economy startup to attract big bucks from investors.<p>On Tuesday, the grocery delivery firm closed a $210 million round of funding, according to a regulatory filing. ($10 million in funding is expected to follow, according to the document).<p>This comes on the heels of a …

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

6 Imaginative Redesigns For The World’s Fastest-Growing And Most Unequal Cities

From floating neighborhoods in Lagos to nonprofit housing in New York City, architects dream up fanciful ideas for how cities of the future can grapple with swelling populations.<p>By 2030, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities, and most will be poor. Our cities–designed in a time …

Why Legalizing Medical Marijuana Will Make Investors Extremely Wealthy

I never thought I’d see more people invest in marijuana than smoke it.<p>But those investments are exactly what’s about to happen given a recent survey from some of the most influential and social analysts in the BioPharma space. In fact, according to Investing.com and our research, two-thirds (2/3) …

Adventure, Extreme Sports Web Site And Mobile App Launches To Ease Trip Planning, Shopping

A one-stop shopping web site and mobile app to plan adventure and extreme sports activities called Rush-On (rushon.com) recently launched. Members are easily able to discover and compare merchants’ prices on everything from skydiving and rock climbing to heli-skiing based on location and …