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VC Chamath Palihapitiya Says He Has Cracked the Code for Making Startups Grow


Eight powerful ways to mould your children into leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.

Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to …


We need to talk about startups…

We’re partying like it’s 1999 all over again.

“Man, Kevin Systrom really fucked up selling Instagram for a billion.” I was at SFO, about to fly home …


Venture capitalist Reid Hoffman talks unicorns, valuations, and bitcoin

The high-profile Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor has a lot to say about tech.

If there was a godfather of social networking, Reid Hoffman’s name would be near the top of the list. Hoffman co-founded professional social network LinkedIn LKND and was an early investor in Facebook FB when it …

Venture Capital

12 Raglan Tees for Comfortable Summer Wear

Originally from Europe, the raglan t-shirt has since become an icon of classic Americana, defined by its collar-to-cuff sleeves common in old-school …


Abs Week 2015! Core-Crushing Combo #4

Has your core had enough yet? We hope not, because here is your fourth workout of Abs Week 2015.

You’ll perform two exercises: the hollow-body pushup hold and the dumbbell overhead press. For each exercise, you’ll “block” your feet or squeeze them together.

This gives you a firm base of support while …


The 21-Day Shred: The First Full Body Workout

MEN'S FITNESS Editors and Mike SimoneShred: Day OneThe official start of The 21-Day Shred.Consider this your on-ramp. The 21-Day Shred officially …


The 'hot' housing market is about to experience a serious cooldown

“For more than 30 years, consistently falling mortgage interest rates have helped spur more home sales. But in about a year’s time, that decades-long tailwind will likely shift to a housing headwind.” Sales will be hit hard, according to a worried analysis from Zillow.

But not yet.

Home sales have …


Friday Q&A 2015-06-19: The Best of What's New in Swift

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Why Your Next Package Will Be Delivered By An Uber

Geographic saturation is the key to network effects and profitability in the ridesharing business.

The more drivers Uber or Lyft have in a given region, the faster the pick-up times, the better the customer experience and the more rider demand — which in turn allows drivers to earn more money and …


Loyalists vs Mercenaries

One of the things that entrepreneurs, founders, and CEOs obsess over is holding onto their team. When I propose some sort of difficult decision to a …


How To Negotiate With Chinese Companies, Part 3

This is Part Three of a four-part series on How To Negotiate with Chinese Companies. Go here for Part One and here for Part Two. In this post I will discuss yet another common technique Chinese companies use to drive foreigners mad during contract negotiation process to get what they want from the …


A new window into our world with real-time trends

Every journey we take on the web is unique. Yet looked at together, the questions and topics we search for can tell us a great deal about who we are …

Google Trends

From Social Networks To Market Networks

Most people didn’t notice last month when a 35-person company in San Francisco called HoneyBook announced a $22 million Series B*.

What was unusual about the deal is that nearly all the best-known Silicon Valley VCs competed for it. That’s because HoneyBook is a prime example of an important new …


Inceptionism: Going Deeper into Neural Networks

Posted by Alexander Mordvintsev, Software Engineer, Christopher Olah, Software Engineering Intern and Mike Tyka, Software Engineer
Artificial Neural …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Google Employees Quit

In 2008 Google HR set up a private Google Group to ask former employees why they left the company. We’ve been forwarded what appears to be authentic posts to the thread by a number of ex-Googlers, which we reprint below minus identifying information other than their first names.

The thread shows a …


43 lessons growing from $0 to $1+ million in revenue, twice

I realized the other day that we’ve grown from $0 to $1 million with two separate products (HelloSign and HelloFax). This happened a long time ago, but I was recently reflecting on the lessons.

I found a lot of growth truisms to be false. We’ve learned a lot. Some lessons were painfully won, which …


First the Office, Now the Home--How Mass SaaS Is Taking Over


Prepare your business' offerings for the coming of direct-to-consumer SaaS--or Software as a Service.

SaaS--instantly delivered, subscription-based software--has officially taken over our professional lives. But it's also well on its way to now taking over our personal lives.

It's no …


Why We're Only Just At The Beginning Of SaaS


Why is the Most-Viewed Gaming Video on YouTube About Cars 2?

written Jun 15th, 2015 in Data

Last month, YouTube, in celebration of its 10-year anniversary, released a report of the Top 10 most-watched video game …

Neuroscience: Secrets Your Brain Hides From You

In my last post in the Intelligence world, I got a new boss who was a retired three-star Admiral. The President had appointed him to the position for …

The Brain

How not to regret your career, from the head of Silicon Valley's greatest startup factory

Y Combinator President Sam Altman looked onto the room of 3,000 interns at Internapalooza in San Francisco on Thursday night, and delivered good news — to only one person.

"Someone in this room I am very confident is going to found a multi-billion dollar company that will change the world in a very …


Profits vs Growth

One of the things I’ve always struggled with as an investor in high growth tech companies is the tension between getting profitable vs growing more …


Dealing with Ideas

Mobile: The Biggest Problem In Advertising

I believe advertising has missed the greatest gift we've ever been given: the smartphone. For years it's been my belief that as the time we spend …


Mobile: It Changes Everything - by Benedict Evans

We’ve shared a lot of data about whether and why ‘this time is different’. But beyond that, why is the tech market opportunity larger than any time …

Mobile Technology

A CEO shares the best-kept secret about startups

This answer by Scot Chisholm originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question: What are the best kept secrets about startups?

Moving your startup to the Bay Area is not always a competitive advantage.

For the record right up front, I love the Bay Area, and I'm definitely not saying there …


21 management things I learned at Imgur

• It’s terribly difficult to manage unmotivated people. Make your job easier and don’t.
• Different people need different kinds of management. Be …

Career Development

Reed Hastings Offers Sage Startup Advice In This Video From Foundation Capital

Over the course of his business career, Netflix founder and chief executive Reed Hastings has seen a lot.

From starting out as a door-to-door vacuum salesman in the suburbs of Boston to founding and running the online media powerhouse Netflix, Hastings’ experiences moving from the sales trenches to …


Slack Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Enterprise Tech

Slack’s valuation soared to $2.8 billion in less than two years, and has doubled in the past six months alone — all without any big marketing campaigns. The startup’s adoption curve and rave reviews are something many founders and investors dream about, but few actually achieve.

Enterprise startups …