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Patagonia’s Billionaire Founder To Give Away The Millions His Company Saved From Trump’s Tax Cuts To Save The Planet – Angel Au-Yeung

Yvon Chouinard, billionaire founder of outdoor apparel firm Patagonia, has traditionally shied away from politics. But things have changed for the rock-climbing, fly-fishing outdoorsman since Donald Trump moved into the Oval Office. On Wednesday, Patagonia announced it has an additional $10 million in profits on its books for 2018 as a result of Trump’s “irresponsible … Continue reading Patagonia’s Billionaire Founder To Give Away The Millions His Company Saved From Trump’s Tax Cuts To Save The Planet – Angel Au-Yeung

The Nigerian Serial Entrepreneur Who Built A $14 Million Mobile VAS Content Business – Mfonobong Nsehe

Nigerian-born serial entrepreneur John Orajiaka, 43, is the founder of Adnol Multimedia a $14 million (annual revenues) Pan-African value-added telecommunication service provider. Active in more than ten African countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Liberia, Cameroon, Rwanda and Swaziland, Adnol Multimedia provides everything from basic messaging and voice applications to digital lifestyle solutions using short codes … Continue reading The Nigerian Serial Entrepreneur Who Built A $14 Million Mobile VAS Content Business – Mfonobong Nsehe

Fortune Is The Latest Big Media Brand Sold To A Wealthy Businessman – Jill Goldsmith

    Meredith’s unloading of storied Fortune magazine to a Thai businessman is the latest in a string of personal private investments in major media publications by assorted billionaires, and one of the biggest ever to a foreign investor.  Chatchaval Jiaravanon, a Bangkok-based tycoon with an undergraduate business degree from the University of Southern California, … Continue reading Fortune Is The Latest Big Media Brand Sold To A Wealthy Businessman – Jill Goldsmith

How Kara Swisher Is Holding Tech Titans Accountable – Moira Forbes

“You don’t get a medal for not doing a good job,” says Recode’s executive editor, Kara Swisher. Known as much for her brutal honesty as she is for breaking big news, Swisher is outspoken in her ongoing scrutiny of Silicon Valley, adamant that leaders there could and should be doing better when it comes to … Continue reading How Kara Swisher Is Holding Tech Titans Accountable – Moira Forbes

Midas List Europe: Meet The Best VC Investors In European Tech For 2018 – Alex Konrad

With Europe’s tech scene on the rise, a select group of venture capital investors are proving that you don’t need to be in Silicon Valley to build a golden startup portfolio. The 25 investors of the second-ever Midas Europe List have produced returns that stand up worldwide. They’ve backed public-company success stories like payments company … Continue reading Midas List Europe: Meet The Best VC Investors In European Tech For 2018 – Alex Konrad

American Express, Amazon, And Barbara Corcoran Partner To Help Small Businesses – Jaime Catmull

As of 2016, there were approximately 28.8 million small businesses, which accounted for 99.7% of all U.S. businesses, according to the Small Business Administration. That’s a tremendous economic force that is fueling the country’s growth and framing opportunity for more entrepreneurs and freelancers to join the ranks. Even with positive signs that point to the … Continue reading American Express, Amazon, And Barbara Corcoran Partner To Help Small Businesses – Jaime Catmull

China’s Richest 2018: Meet The Youngest Members of China’s 400 Richest – Alex Fang

The rich grow old like everybody else. China’s wealthiest are, on average, 55.7 years old, up from 54.7 a year ago. Still, newcomers made sure the club of China’s wealthiest has more young blood than it did in 2017. This year, 15 of China’s 400 Richest are under 40, compared to 13 last year. Among … Continue reading China’s Richest 2018: Meet The Youngest Members of China’s 400 Richest – Alex Fang

Four Things This 24-Year-Old Did Before She Became A CEO – Denise Restauri

Here’s a question I hear a lot from young women: “How do I leave my job that comes with benefits and direct deposit paychecks and become an entrepreneur?” There’s no one-size-fits-all answer. So I share stories of what I did and what other women are doing to give them perspective, context and color to help … Continue reading Four Things This 24-Year-Old Did Before She Became A CEO – Denise Restauri

How This Millennial Came To Realize The Value Of Old-School Management – Chris Myers

Youth is a funny thing. No matter how many mentors you have, classes you take, or books you read, you always think you know better. It doesn't matter if you're talking about business or simply life in general, the young are genetically programmed to reject the wisdom of their elders. It's only when you accumulate enough … Continue reading How This Millennial Came To Realize The Value Of Old-School Management – Chris Myers

The High Risk High Reward World of Selling Stuff on Amazon – Lydia DePillis

When Nida Kazmi got laid off from her job as a product manager at Bloomberg two years ago, she came up with a fallback plan: Selling stuff on Amazon. She chose stackable baby formula dispensers because the category didn't seem to have much competition, and found a supplier in China to manufacture them. After hiring … Continue reading The High Risk High Reward World of Selling Stuff on Amazon – Lydia DePillis

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