As the millennial-friendly startup approaches another round of funding at a huge valuation, here's why Snapchat's existing investors are betting big on disappearing messages. Read more »
Who can say if disappearing messages will hold their $10 billion hue, but here are nine golden links we lingered over on Wednesday, August 27:
The year of minimum viable products . Dutch programmer Pieter Levels is launching 12 startups in 12 months. Wired's Klint Finley writes: ...34 minutes ago
B rent Clements, a former vice president with Brentwood, Tenn.-based American Addiction Centers, has launched a new behavioral health venture that he says provides a different approach to addiction treatment and recovery.
The company, which does business as Addiction Campuses, formed officially as Freedom Healthcare at the start of the year and got off the ground when it acquired two facilities ...2 hours ago
O n Friday Ross Ulbricht, who the FBI alleges to be the Dread Pirate Roberts who ran the infamous Silk Road black market, was hit with three new charges for narcotics trafficking, distribution of drugs online, and conspiracy to sell fake IDs, according to a Forbes report.
Today, an interview with Ulbricht’s mother, Lyn Ulbricht, at this year’s PorcFest, a libertarian conference hosted in ...3 hours ago
A look at the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for August 27 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications.
Silicon Valley…Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers plans to invest in Snapchat at a $10 billion valuation.
Silicon Valley… Virtualized storage startup Nutanix more than doubles its valuation ...5 hours ago
It’s starting to look more and more like a better word for “science-fiction” is “future-non-fiction.” And now that six of the best known creators of sci-fi gadgetry have seen their products become a reality, perhaps a better word than “author” to describe them might be “inventor.” Click through below to see a slideshow of science fiction gadgetry-turned-reality, put together by5 hours ago
We, like so many other blogs and sites devoted to startups and entrepreneurs, have run plenty of posts about how to start your own business. They're sort of like our equivalent of "17 ways to get rock-hard abs"—the tips rarely actually change, they're just packaged differently or given a stylistic overhaul. What follows below might just be the only list you really need in the startup category ...5 hours ago
W hen Jessica Alba launched the eco-friendly product startup The Honest Co. in 2012, she didn’t plan to become a businesswoman. As a mother, she was concerned about the toxic chemicals found in common household products and those designed for use with babies and children.
But now this mom of two is indisputably in business, as co-founder of a company that now has a nearly $1 billion valuation. ...5 hours ago
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