• STARTUPS
    Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

    For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatless meatballs, the caramel-brown vacuum-sealed lumps called field roasts. Eventually, we grow accustomed to these chewy, protein-dense, vaguely meat-like foodstuffs. […]

  • STARTUPS
    The growing band of startups donating their platforms to refugees

    Since founding the Techfugees non-profit two years ago, I’ve come acutely aware off the huge problems refugees face. With over 65 million refugees globally (according to the UN), and their ranks being swelled considerably by the civil war in Syria, it became clear to me that any solutions might help refugees would have to be scalable. Scaling solutions […]

  • MOTIVATION
    8 Places Successful People Find Their Motivation

    Barbara Corcoran. CREDIT: Getty Images A lot of us struggle with motivation — especially after a personal or business failure. Not to be cold, but at some point we all have those moments when either an internal or external forces zaps our motivation. The difference with successful people is that no matter what’s going on […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Private sector workers more motivated in their jobs than State employees

    Millennials are highly motivated. Stock photo Private sector workers are increasingly more motivated than their public sector counterparts. Almost 90pc of private sector workers are either motivated or very motivated in their work, compared with 84pc of public sector workers, according to the Employee Motivation Survey produced by accounting and consulting firm Mazars. The number […]

  • STARTUPS
    Ensuring foreign-born founders can grow their startups in the U.S.

    Most venture capitalists can recount examples of immigrant entrepreneurs who have built great companies that delivered jobs and outstanding products and services to the American public. Those same VCs can also recount examples of immigrant entrepreneurs who have been distracted, frustrated, and burdened by our antiquated immigration system that prevents foreign-born entrepreneurs from staying in […]

  • LIFE
    Kids who follow their interests build a happier tomorrow: Survey

    A majority of parents feel their childs interest was a reflection of their happiness, reveals a survey. The survey, conducted by Pinwi (Play-Interest-Wise), a data driven app for child development and smart parenting, revealed a growing awareness that focussing on a child’s interest vis-à-vis performance from an early age can lead to nurturing activities that […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Gimlet’s New Podcast Puts You Right in the Room as Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Businesses to Real Investors

    Pitching a new business can be incredibly stressful or incredibly rewarding. The Pitch, a new podcast joining Gimlet’s lineup, puts listeners right in the middle of the process as entrepreneurs pitch their new companies to investors. “The Pitch has the high stakes you expect from reality TV,” said creator and host Josh Muccio, “but you don’t lose the intimacy.” […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How Older Entrepreneurs Can Turn Age to Their Advantage

    The youthful, vibrant faces of Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are representative of widely known entrepreneurial icons. But few people would conjure the more etched faces of Sam Walton (who founded Walmart at age 44) or Charles Flint (who founded IBM at 61) when asked to name a successful entrepreneur. Why entrepreneurship is so often […]

  • SUCCESS
    6 Millennials Who Quit Their Day Jobs Share How They Did It

    For many full-time employees, millennials in particular, joining the gig economy is an alluring prospect. Understandably so. Being a member of the gig economy, while potentially risky, affords many of us the opportunity to quit our “real” jobs and travel the world while earning a living with unparalleled flexibility. Or, it can create a more appealing […]