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May 13th, 2015 at 9:16 pm

Science says you should spend money on experiences, not things

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Money can make you happier, but after you basic needs are met, it really doesn’t make you much more happier.  One of the the biggest questions then is how do we allocate our money, which is (for most of us) a limited resource.   Continue Reading »

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May 12th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

$1.3 trillion has sneaked out of China over the last 10 years

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According to a report by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a financial transparency group, between 2003 and 2012, $1.3 trillion slipped out of mainland China—more than any other developing country.   Continue Reading »

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April 6th, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Startups cashing in on the cashless economy

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We are now at a place in time when electronic payments technologies are accelerating like never before – and now is the moment for start-ups to break-through.   Continue Reading »

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March 23rd, 2015 at 6:50 pm

Income gap between bosses and workers getting bigger

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With the size of Wall Street bonuses commonly being compared against the median household income, income inequality has quickly become a hot-button political issue in the United States.   Continue Reading »

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March 23rd, 2015 at 6:42 pm

Luxury toilet paper on the rise

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Luxury toilet paper is America’s new favorite way to flush money down the drain.   Continue Reading »

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February 9th, 2015 at 5:47 pm

Bitcoin alternative NeuCoin designed for microtransactions

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NeuCoin, a new cryptocurrency that has been designed specifically to tip content creators and for online micropayments.  Neucoin is a new startup currency based in Paris.  Currently they  have raised over $2 million from partnerships and business angels. Continue Reading »

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January 19th, 2015 at 1:09 pm

$43.3 billion invested by VCs in 2014, most since 2000

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2014 was the best year for venture capital investments since 2000, with $43.3 billion invested.

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November 28th, 2014 at 10:21 am

There are more women-run businesses than ever, but why aren’t they making millions?

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Setting ambitious goals goes a long way in a company’s development.

There is a big disparity when it comes to the gender wage gap. But there is even a bigger disparity when it comes to how much male- and female-run businesses make. There are more women-run businesses now than there ever was, but they still aren’t making as much money as their male-run competition. Here’s how to change that.

 

 

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November 28th, 2014 at 9:57 am

AngelList: A disruptor that is upending angel investing

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Naval Ravikant at the AngelList office.

Recently, Naval Ravikant, a wildly successful angel investor—Uber, Twitter, etc.—and serial entrepreneur met with a group of institutional money managers to pitch them his latest venture. He didn’t ask them to invest in it, but he asked them to invest through it. If enough of the money managers take him up on the offer, it could usher in an era of radical disruption in the world of angel investing.

 

 

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November 27th, 2014 at 8:19 am

Is Tilt the future of crowdfunding?

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Tilt is a platform for people to receive money from a group of friends or colleagues.

Reports of the crowdfunding revolution have been greatly exaggerated.James Beshara, chief executive of a crowdfunding company, acknowledges that the crowdfunding revolution has been greatly exaggerated. “The amount of attention it gets far outweighs the number of people using it,” he says. (Video)

 

 

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