Some founders toil for years to secure a meager seed round. Others seem to go from launch to a massive fundraise in no time. Why is that, and how does one get into that second group? There’s no single formula, of course. But data indicates it helps to be famous, involved in a hot technology sector or working to cure cancer. Read More
The sex workers of Banishanta, an island on Bangladesh’s southwestern coast, stand to be washed away by rising sea levels.
In a quest to learn how two-legged dinosaurs moved, scientists watched their descendants — birds — run around on a…
What advice would you give yourself five years ago?
- Warren Buffett in 2007 entered a decade-long bet with Protégé Partners that the S&P 500 would outperform a selection of hedge funds over the following decade.
- He won the bet late last year.
- In his annual letter to shareholders, Buffett laid out the biggest lessons he learned from the exercise, including a better way to think about portfolio risk.
At the end of 2017, Warren Buffett won a million-dollar bet he made against the hedge fund industry.
- Here’s how rich you’d be if you invested $1,000 in Warren Buffett back in the day
- Warren Buffett brilliantly explains how bubbles are formed
- Here are Warren Buffett’s biggest investments
Here at Preen, we’re fully aware that adult life doesn’t always go as smoothly (and look as beautiful) as curated Instagram feeds. We all face challenges amidst all the good things. Meet Mikka Wee, a former food editor-turned-working gal in Singapore, who’s about to share all the ups and downs that come with adulting and living. […]
Whether you’re looking for an Xbox, a Vizio TV, or an Air Fryer, these are some great deals.
Downtown New York has sights galore but the city’s expanded ferry service offers a more relaxed way to see its less famous neighbourhoods – and fabulous views back to Manhattan
There are a lot of sights to tick off on a visit to New York City. Lots of tall buildings, lots of parks … and lots of people at all of them. But if you have seen the well-trodden attractions, it can be fun to find a more authentic side to the city. And this has become easier since the city expanded its ferry service.
Two new routes, linking neighbourhoods such as Astoria in Queens and Red Hook in Brooklyn, were added in 2017, and two more will be added in 2018 (see map of ferry network here). For just $2.75, the ferry is a far more picturesque and less claustrophobic way to travel than the subway, and goes to places that otherwise might be overlooked.
Managing one’s finances is not a talent someone is born with. It is a skill that a person learns along the way. All six #SavvyUpTogether experts realised this at an early age. Therefore, while most young adults their age were partying and blowing cash like nobody’s business. They were saving, investing and educating themselves […]
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Victoria’s surf coast recently hosted an all-female team of Sri Lankan lifesavers for an educational program designed to develop the culture of water safety in the country. The cross-cultural program … Read more
Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, the gold-winning figure skaters from Canada, are the Ross and Rachel of this year’s Winter Olympics.
Although Moir addressed romance rumors as “none of your business” — complete with sassy snaps — their fans are still convinced that his partnership with Virtue is more than just a professional relationship.
Fellow Canadian Ryan Reynolds is one of those fans. On Monday he tweeted his support for the Team Canada, and implied that the figure skating duo was a couple: “And thank you @tessavirtue & @ScottMoir for agreeing to raise my children as your own.” Read more…
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. At long last, after many predictions and even a private filing, Dropbox dropped its S-1 today. The filing marks the public beginning of the end of Dropbox’s life as a private company. Dropbox is going public! To mark the occasion, Katie Roof and Alex… Read More
Danielle Radford (@danielleradford) of Screen Junkies, Tights and Fights, and more joins us this week to weigh Dunkirk‘s chances of winning Best Picture. Is the movie even worth it if you’re not seeing it in IMAX? Or is it going to skate on a technicality all the way to the big win?
Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai was set to give a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland Friday afternoon, but instead the organization surprised him with a “Courage Under Fire” award for standing up to net neutrality supporters.
Pai introduced a repeal to the net neutrality regulations brought in during the Obama administration. The FCC voted 3-2 to repeal the rules last year and on April 23 it will be officially dead, barring any successful legal challenges.
“Stand Up for Something” is her ninth Oscar nomination — and her most cherished
America’s favorite Creative Commons photographer is attending the year’s most concentrated gathering of Republican politicians, ensuring the media will be able to properly illustrate their blogs.