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How to start a business with no money

July 31st, 2019 at 12:12 pm » Comments Off

Startup advice can be seductive. From motivational quotes to magazine profiles, there’s a persistent narrative that if you follow your passion, log 80 hours a week, and “hustle hard,” you’ll create the next Amazon or Airbnb. It is possible. We all know that hard work can produce incredible results. But the prevailing rise-and-grind mythology often […]



This map shows Americans’ average credit score in every state

June 1st, 2019 at 3:58 pm » Comments Off

An aerial view of the downtown Minneapolis skyline and Loring Park. Minnesota residents can brag about more than their 10,000 lakes — they typically have the country’s best credit scores too. As in previous years, the midwestern state has America’s highest average credit score, according to Experian. Those living in Minnesota have an average score […]



How Incubators are Shaping the Indian landscape

April 30th, 2019 at 11:18 am » Comments Off

According to the NASSCOM India Startup Ecosystem report, India has retained its position as the third largest Startup Ecosystem in the world. More than 1,200 startups came up in 2018, including eight unicorns, taking the total number to 7,200 startups, NASSCOM reported. Considering the scale of the Indian market, even average startups can find a […]



Banking’s worst nightmare is here

January 21st, 2019 at 12:14 pm » Comments Off

We’ve seen enough. We’re going BIG on the death of big banking. If you’ve ever had to spend time at a bank opening a simple checking account, or even worse—closing a bank account—you won’t be surprised to hear that Americans are abandoning traditional branch banking by the millions. Even bank executives concede the massive shift […]



Bird is the fastest startup ever to reach a $1 billion valuation

August 15th, 2018 at 9:10 am » Comments Off

Electric scooter startup Bird is the fastest company to reach a valuation of $1 billion. Bird, one of many scooter startups currently sweeping the US, was last valued at $400 million after closing $100 million in series B funding in early March. In late May, Bird was reported to be raising $150 million in series […]



Are certificates more valuable than college degrees?