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These Mother & Son Entrepreneurs Went From Selling Soap On Harlem Streets To An $850 Million Fortune – Madeline Berg

The courtship began in May 2017 over dinner at Casa Lever, an upscale Milanese restaurant on the first floor of a landmark Park Avenue skyscraper. Richelieu Dennis, the 49-year-old cofounder of Sundial Brands, had spent 20 years avoiding meals like this with the U.S. president of Unilever, the $54 billion (2017 sales) Anglo-Dutch consumer goods … Continue reading These Mother & Son Entrepreneurs Went From Selling Soap On Harlem Streets To An $850 Million Fortune – Madeline Berg

How Roblox Is Training The Next Generation Of Gaming Entrepreneurs – Alex Knapp

When Alex ­Binello was 13, he started playing games on a ­website called Roblox. He loved spending time with titles like Work at a Pizza Place and Down Hill Smash! so much that he was inspired to build his own. Now, 11 years later, he is the creator of ­MeepCity, a sprawling role-playing game that … Continue reading How Roblox Is Training The Next Generation Of Gaming Entrepreneurs – Alex Knapp

Amazon $1 Trillion: Entrepreneurial Life Lessons From The Wild Ride – Tom Taulli

Back in 1994, Jeff Bezos left his high-paying Wall Street gig and went to Seattle, where he put together a business plan. The original name for the venture was “Cadabra,” but his attorney thought it sounded like cadaver. Instead, he picked Amazon.com as the name.  Might as well strive to be the biggest, right? Definitely. … Continue reading Amazon $1 Trillion: Entrepreneurial Life Lessons From The Wild Ride – Tom Taulli

Enterprises, Emotion & the Rise of The ‘Empathy Economy – Mike Elgan

Big business is getting emotional. User interfaces and other aspects of enterprise computing are being increasingly designed to detect the emotional states or moods of users, and also to simulate emotion when they communicate back to the users. A Gartner report published in January said that within four years, your devices will “know more about your … Continue reading Enterprises, Emotion & the Rise of The ‘Empathy Economy – Mike Elgan

Mature Entrepreneurs Know When To Be A Hedgehog And When To Be Fox – Chris Myers

There are few things I love more than a lively academic debate, especially when I have experience on both sides of the argument. One such debate that rages in certain circles is that of the fox vs. the hedgehog. The comparison is based on a fragment of an ancient poem written by the Greek poet … Continue reading Mature Entrepreneurs Know When To Be A Hedgehog And When To Be Fox – Chris Myers

What Does One Word matter? Doctoral Women on Twitter — Jeanne de Montbaston

  A few days ago Dr Fern Riddell, a historian (who, like me, works on sex and gender), was involved in a nasty twitter conversation with a man who poured scorn on her expertise and – gasp! – what he considered to be her arrogance in defending her qualifications. In response to her refusal to … Continue reading What Does One Word matter? Doctoral Women on Twitter — Jeanne de Montbaston

The World’s Most Valuable Resource Is No Longer Oil, But Data – The Economist

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era. These titans—Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, … Continue reading The World’s Most Valuable Resource Is No Longer Oil, But Data – The Economist

Celebrity 100 The World’s Highest Paid Entertainers 2018 – Zack O’Malley Greenburg

There’s never been a better time to be famous. The world’s 100 top-earning celebrities pulled in a combined $6.3 billion pretax over the past 12 months, up 22% from last year; 11 superstars crossed the $100 million threshold, more than double the number from the last two years combined. Those are just a few of the … Continue reading Celebrity 100 The World’s Highest Paid Entertainers 2018 – Zack O’Malley Greenburg

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs – Alejandro Cremades

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch deck … Continue reading The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs – Alejandro Cremades

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