• STARTUPS
    Investors make a beeline for B2B fintech startups

    Bengaluru: Financial technology startupscatering to the requirements of enterprises are increasingly grabbing investor attention. Multiple companies have managed to snap large-sized investments in the business-to-business financial services space over the last two years and few are looking to raise fresh rounds in the current financial year. While lending to the MSME sector had gained traction with […]

  • MOTIVATION
    3 Tips for Cultivating + Maintaining Your Motivation

    What comes to mind when you hear the word motivation? Whether it be career-related tasks, ticking off the never-ending to-do list, and basic self-care, everyone can relate to the desire for motivation. Motivation can be that much more dire for actors in that much of your craft requires a self-starter “muscle.” There generally is not […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Lack of motivation: Does inflammation alter brain systems?

    Researchers from Emory University examine new evidence about how low-grade inflammation could impact a person’s level of motivation. This may also have implications for the treatment of some cases of depression. Researchers are taking a closer look at evidence directly connecting inflammation with a lack of motivation. The idea that depression or symptoms of depression are linked […]

  • PODCASTS
    The best music podcasts in 2019

    There are a number of popular genres in the podcasts market: true crime, comedy, sports, politics and technology among them. But music is also a thriving genre, with a variety of sub-formats exploring songs, artists and the culture around music. We’ve chosen some of the most popular and/or inventive shows, which make a great starting […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How Entrepreneurs From Developing Countries Can Succeed in Tech

    If you live in a small or developing country, it is easy to think that you will never be able to start a successful tech company. Two insurmountable barriers, you will convince yourself, are that these countries lack the skilled researchers to develop breakthrough tech products and the capital to get the products from concept […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Three Things Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Saying To Their Life Partners

    At the very core of an entrepreneur’s marriage lie two contrasting phenomena. Marriage is an institution based on security and stability, whereas entrepreneurship is defined by the risk and uncertainty that accompany it. Building a company from scratch or taking a venture forward is a formidable activity that takes courage, confidence and a certain degree […]

  • PODCASTS
    How a podcast helped solve a grisly cold case

    There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our column Pod Hunters, we cover what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about. On Thursday, New Hampshire authorities held a press conference where they identified three victims who had been killed by a serial killer in the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    7 Entrepreneurs Shaking Up The Food Industry

    More than $1 billion was invested in food industry startups in 2016.  This is hardly surprising when you realize that food sales in the U.S. total over $2 trillion. Within this immense category, consumers are increasingly interested in healthy foods that are local, organic, and minimally processed, companies that have a social and/or environmental mission, and […]