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9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Entrepreneurship

VidCon’s new grant will award $2,000 to an emerging YouTuber each week for a year

The grant targets the same small creators YouTube’s recent policies have put at a disadvantage<p>YouTube fan conference VidCon has announced it will distribute $2,000 grants to a new emerging YouTuber each week for a year, totaling $104,000 in grants to up-and-coming creators. The money doesn’t have …

Startup Bootstrapping: How To Build Your Dream Business On A Tight Budget

Roughly 543,000 new businesses start in the US each month. However, according to Fundable, less than 1% of these get funding from venture capital …

Where SoftBank has invested its $100 billion Vision Fund

Our ongoing tally of the megafund’s investments.<p>It seems like each week brings new investments for SoftBank’s mammoth Vision Fund. We’re keeping track.<p>Led by <b>Recode 100</b> honoree Masayoshi Son, the Japanese company has changed the landscape of venture capital, making it both a hero (to startups) and a …

Venture Capital

Google's Flutter framework for building iOS and Android apps hits beta 1

After being announced last year, Google took to the stage at MWC 2018 to announce a beta release of Flutter, its free and open-source framework for building iOS and Android apps with a unified codebase.<p>The SDK lets devs code their apps in the Dart programming language, and packages them along with …

Apps

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Entrepreneurship

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Stripe’s Patrick Collison says no to an IPO any time soon

You can imagine that Stripe CEO Patrick Collison is asked a <i>lot</i> about whether his San Francisco-based payments company plans to go public any time soon. Last year, the seven-year-old company raised $150 million in a deal co-led by General Catalyst Partners and CapitalG that valued the startup at …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

This health and fitness startup is now a Harvard case study

GOQii, India's No. 1 health and fitness startup, is now a case study on the famed Harvard Business Publishing platform, a subsidiary of Harvard …

Saudi Arabia will save $7 billion a year from its unprecedented energy reforms

Jadwa Investment said direct savings from the kingdom's price hike on diesel are estimated at $2.75 billion (2.56 billion euros), and gasoline levies are expected to save an additional $2.5 billion.<p>The rest of the savings will come from price rises on natural gas, fuel oil and propane, it added.<p>The …

Saudi Arabia

Sandra Bland's family 'infuriated' at video of her arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of Sandra Bland, whose death in a Texas jail has drawn national attention, expressed anger Wednesday over a newly released video they say offers further proof that her arrest was unnecessary.<p>"I'm infuriated and everybody else should be infuriated," Bland's sister, Sharon Cooper, …

June 2015

US tobacco giant Reynolds bans smoking in its offices

The manufacturer of Pall Mall and Camel cigarettes said starting from January 1, 2015 smoking cigarettes, cigars and pipes in conference rooms and elevators will be prohibited.<p>Designated smoking rooms will be opened by 2016 at the company's headquarters in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and at its …

Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Researchers heading into space in the not-too-distant future could be travelling by elevator rather than rocket if Japanese construction giant Obayashi Corporation has its way. The company announced two years ago that it has the capacity to build a space elevator -- and have it up and running by …

MH370: Sonar Reveals Secrets Of Sea Floor

The hunt for missing Malaysian plane MH370 has revealed unsuspected secrets about the Indian Ocean, including underwater volcanoes and trenches dating back up to 100 million years.<p>High-resolution sonar has found no clear signs of the plane’s wreckage, but instead discovered a wealth of unexpected …

GoPro plans to list on the Nasdaq stock exchange

<b>Wearable camera-maker GoPro has filed documents for a public share sale in the US. Money raised from the initial public offering (IPO) will go towards repaying debt and future acquisitions.</b><p>The filing did not reveal how many shares the company planned to sell, or their expected price.<p>GoPro indicated …

Stock Markets

10 Best-Dressed Men of the Week: 02.24.14 Photos | GQ

Toggle Scroll<p>February 24, 2014<p>Our weekly roundup of <i>GQ</i>-approved standout looks from every red carpet, paparazzo spotting, and big ticket event across the globe