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15 Startup Pitch Videos That Can Help You Develop Your Own

How do you get investors’ attention?<p>If you think sending a pitch deck to an investor before an in-person meeting is a good strategy, think again, …

Startups

Wall Street CEO circulated this must-read 10-point guide for navigating this ‘confusing period’

Right now, the world might seem like a complete mess, with the fallout from the shocking Brexit decision, low interest rates, market volatility, …

Tornado disaster in China: Death toll rises to 98

Violent thunderstorms in eastern China spawned a tornado that has killed at least 98 people, according to reports.<p>The storm struck outside the city of Yancheng, which has a population of 7.1 million and sits about 500 miles south of Beijing.<p>The tornado along with an accompanying hailstorm injured …

Weather

SmartDeviceLink app developer program opens for Ford, Toyota vehicles

Ford announced the app developer program for SmartDeviceLink, the app integration protocol it turned into an open source project, letting third-party developers build car-centric apps.<p>Developers eager to get their apps into cars can now turn to the SmartDeviceLink developer program, which launched …

Apps

Why I turned down $500K, pissed off my investors, and shut down my startup

I just did what no startup founder is ever supposed to do.<p>I gave up.<p>It wasn’t even one of those glorious “fail fast and fail forward” learning experiences. After seven months of hard work and two weeks before we were to start fundraising, we had a good team, glowing praise from beta users, and over …

Big Auto’s Startup Bets: Where They’re Investing Across Ride-Hailing, AI, And Mapping

We visualize and analyze the growing number of private market bets made by automakers, including the venture arms of GM, BMW, and Volvo.<p>Auto tech …

Venture Capital

SourceClear launches free tool for finding vulnerabilities in open-source code

SourceClear provides software for spotting potential vulnerabilities that might be lying dormant in open-source code and could pose security issues for applications that rely on the code. The startup is announcing today the launch of a free tier called Open.<p>The idea here is to “work with the …

Email authentication startup ValiMail comes out of stealth with $1.5 million

ValiMail, a startup with a cloud service for authenticating email, is coming out of stealth mode today and revealing a $1.5 million seed round.<p>The startup is built around ensuring that companies only send out verified emails, so that employees, partners, and end users don’t end up receiving …

This man's Twitter joke about making a soccer game escalated hilariously

LONDON — There are plenty of football games in this world made by people who know a lot about the sport, but there's always been a tragic shortage of …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Venture Capital

Guy Kawasaki: The Top 10 Mistakes Of Entrepreneurs

Few people have seen more of the dumb mistakes entrepreneurs make than Guy Kawasaki, the former Apple evangelist and venture capitalist who has since written 13 books on entrepreneurship, startups, and running businesses.<p>Today at a two-day conference held in Silicon Valley by the startup community …

Entrepreneurship

The ideas that divide China and America

American and Chinese presidents do not really know how to talk to each other. They are like computers running on different operating systems.” That …

Political Science

Swansea mascot hilarious reaction when Man United captain Wayne Rooney joins him

By Dov Rawson Last Updated: August 30, 2015 5:13 pm<p>Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney was not at his best during the first half of today’s …

Wayne Rooney

With Discovery, 3 Scientists Chip Away At An Unsolvable Math Problem

Jennifer McLoud-Mann had almost come to believe that her last two years of work had been for naught.<p>"It had gotten to the point, where we hadn't found anything," she said. "And I was starting to believe I just don't know if we're going to find anything."<p>Armed with an algorithm, McLoud-Mann, along …

Mathematics

Steven Gerrard: Who said farewell best on social media?

<b>Mario Balotelli put pen to paper, Joey Barton tried cutting humour and David Beckham nailed it in one word as the world of football turned to social media to say farewell to Steve Gerrard.</b><p>The Liverpool midfielder's final game at Anfield ahead of a summer move to Los Angeles ended in a flat 3-1 …

Soccer

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Self-improvement

David Letterman: Happy at Last

When he stopped being miserable, he knew it was time to go<p>I feel like I'm talking too much. You tell me some stories."<p>It's 10 till seven in a …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

Relive the Top 10 Flirtatious Moments Between Julia Roberts and Dave Letterman

Julia Roberts and <i>Late Show</i> host David Letterman have had one of the best flirtations on TV for decades. On Wednesday, May 20, Letterman will retire …

14 of the best Jurgen Klopp quotes: Top of the Klopps

Not only is the man a master tactician, a fine upstanding coach and one of football's most intriguing individuals, new Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp …

Soccer

Wambach takes to Twitter

Abby Wambach took part in a FIFA panel discussion in Los Angeles last night, along with FIFA Director of Marketing Thierry Weil, US Soccer President …

FA WSL

Getting the best out of problem players

<i>1 The Moaner</i><b><br>
The mental skills coach:</b> Go over his goals for the season and what his life would look like if he did or didn’t achieve them. This will …

Nigeria releases detained Al Jazeera journalists | News | Al Jazeera

Two Al Jazeera journalists held by the Nigerian military since March 24 have been released, the network has confirmed.<p>Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustapha were allowed to leave the Maiduguri hotel where they were detained, and they have now completed the journey back to Al Jazeera's bureau in Abuja, …

Africa

You can now play Super Mario 64 in your browser

The first level has been remade in beautiful high definition<p><i>Super Mario 64</i> is still an amazing game, but nearly 20 years after it first launched on the Nintendo 64, it looks pretty dated. But with a little love, it can look amazing. Computer science student Erik Roystan Ross recently decided to …

Retrogaming

Stephen Wolfram writes nifty IoT data store for his nifty software stack

Image copyright Sergey Nivens / Shutterstock.One of the challenges associated with the internet of things is figuring out where to put all that data. …

Jigsaw Puzzles

Own A Chromecast? Google Wants To Give You $6

The Chromecast is already a damned great little device. Pretty much the only thing* that would make it better is if Google randomly gave you free money for owning one.<p><i>(*except for 5ghz WiFi support, that’d be good too.)</i><p>What do you know! That’s what they’re doing today.<p>As noted by Android Authority, …

Android News

15 impossible videos of babies and toddlers escaping from cribs

This is a thing on YouTube. Parents using crib monitors, or videotaping kids with other devices, to understand how their babies manage to get out. I …