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Silicon Valley’s ‘Pixar’: Why The Startup Studio Behind Hims’ Breakout Success Just Raised $150M – Alex Konrad

When direct-to-consumer men’s health startup Hims launched in November 2017, it seemed to come out of nowhere. Offering easy-access prescriptions for men’s issues like hair loss and erectile dysfunction through a quick online doctor consultation, Hims had sleek branding and eye-popping numbers for a debutant: $1 million in first-week sales and $7 million in funding … Continue reading Silicon Valley’s ‘Pixar’: Why The Startup Studio Behind Hims’ Breakout Success Just Raised $150M – Alex Konrad

In-N-Out Billionaire Lynsi Snyder Opens Up About Her Troubled Past And The Burger Chain’s Future – Chloe Sorvino

Hamburger Lane is a quarter-mile, palm-lined stretch of Baldwin Park, California, 30 minutes east of Los Angeles. Halfway down the block, a low-slung building covered in gray siding sits behind a security fence. Knowing what’s inside the little structure helps explain the street’s unusual name. It’s the top-secret corporate test kitchen for In-N-Out Burger, the … Continue reading In-N-Out Billionaire Lynsi Snyder Opens Up About Her Troubled Past And The Burger Chain’s Future – Chloe Sorvino

4 Millennials Describe How The Great Recession Shaped Their Lives – Kristin Stoller

Call it the tale of two stereotypes. In one, Millennials are job-hopping crypto-crazed maniacs who would rather buy bitcoin than bonds. In the other, they’re a generation so scarred by the Great Recession that they cling to any chance for job security and keep their money (what little they have left after student loan payments) … Continue reading 4 Millennials Describe How The Great Recession Shaped Their Lives – Kristin Stoller

Tech Billionaires Benioff, Dorsey Square Off Over How To Deal With Homelessness – Lauren Gensler

Billionaire technology titans Marc Benioff and Jack Dorsey don't exactly see eye to eye on how to fix the homeless problem plaguing San Francisco. The pair took to Twitter on Friday to voice their opposing viewpoints on a ballot measure before San Francisco voters this November called Proposition C, which would tax local businesses to raise money in support … Continue reading Tech Billionaires Benioff, Dorsey Square Off Over How To Deal With Homelessness – Lauren Gensler

Three Behaviors That Can Help You Mature From Boss To Leader – Chris Myers

One of the most embarrassing mistakes I made early on at BodeTree was believing that the title of CEO automatically made me a leader.  It didn’t. I had power, but had yet to earn my authority. Thought I fancied myself a leader, I was just a boss. It took years of mistakes, struggles, and hard … Continue reading Three Behaviors That Can Help You Mature From Boss To Leader – Chris Myers

A Man Of 3 Worlds: The Russian-American Billionaire Giving Millions To U.S. and U.K. Universities – Angel Au-Yeung

Len Blavatnik, the Ukrainian-born and Russian-raised billionaire businessman with a net worth of $17.9 billion, says he has given away $500 million to charity so far, mostly to world-renowned universities like Oxford, Harvard, Stanford and Yale. When asked why he favors donating to higher education institutions, he explains shrewdly that for him, conducting philanthropy is … Continue reading A Man Of 3 Worlds: The Russian-American Billionaire Giving Millions To U.S. and U.K. Universities – Angel Au-Yeung

Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

Real World Scholars is a nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurial learning in classrooms all over the country. Co-founder Elyse Burden has turned her passion for children into a thriving business giving kids job training in the classroom. At Courtyard, everything we’ve done for the past 35 years – every decision, every detail – has been … Continue reading Transforming Students Into Entrepreneurs – Courtyard Hotels

The Annoying Habits of Highly Effective People – bartleby

ONE of the time-honoured tropes of writing on business is the detailed description of the life of a corporate titan. Readers are expected to marvel at the stamina of Tim Cook, for example. Apple’s chief executive rises at 3.45am to deal with emails. Spare a thought for his underlings, whose iPhones buzz at 4am every … Continue reading The Annoying Habits of Highly Effective People – bartleby

How To Effectively Determine Your Market Size – Alejandro Cremades

One of the most crucial tasks an entrepreneur has is to calculate the size of their market, and the potential value that market has for their startup business. Without this data you can’t create a viable business plan, or be taken seriously when approaching potential investors. As described in my book, The Art of Startup … Continue reading How To Effectively Determine Your Market Size – Alejandro Cremades

How This Teacher Left The Classroom And Built A Million Dollar Education Business – Robyn D. Shulman

Did you know that nearly one out of five public school teachers hold down a second job during the school year? According to EdWeek, half of teachers with second jobs currently work in a role outside of education, and 5% of teachers take on a second teaching or tutoring job outside of their school districts. … Continue reading How This Teacher Left The Classroom And Built A Million Dollar Education Business – Robyn D. Shulman

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