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After 10 years of hearing the same postprandial questions from his dinner-party guests—the semi-desperate “Do you have any of that ginger stuff?”—small business computer consultant Josh Morton decided to take the entrepreneurial liquor plunge.
That “ginger stuff,” as his friends affectionately referred to it, got commercially launched early this year as Barrow’s Intense Ginger ...3 minutes ago
As bridges collapse and roads erode, the burgeoning transportation startup scene could be looking at hard times. With the collapse last night of the I-5 bridge over Skagit River in Washington, it’s a good time to remember that without infrastructure beneath it, transportation innovation will hit a major pothole. But there is hope.
The pride and joy of the transportation startup scene is without ...9 minutes ago
Companies of all shapes and sizes are now facing higher levels of uncertainty and considerably fewer resources to spend on even top-priority initiatives. The result has been a growing significance of a certain type of employee: dynamic, consistently effective, endlessly useful, and enjoyable to work with.
These people can be hard to spot in advance, but when you have one working for you, you know ...1 hour ago
VIDEOElon Musk had a chance this week to hit back at critics like Mitt Romney, who called Tesla Motors a "loser" during a presidential debate. The electric car company this week paid off all of its government loans, it's posted its first profit, and its stock has soared 158 percent this year. But Musk was circumspect in an interview with Bloomberg. "It really feels good to have repaid the U.S. ...2 hours ago
The company I founded with my brother is a new take on one of the oldest businesses around—home cleaning. What distinguishes our business, Homejoy, from others is a simple philosophy: We clean.
I’m not talking about just our base of contract partners, the hundreds of independent cleaning professionals in the 14 U.S. cities where we do business. I mean everyone in our entire office: the client ...3 hours ago
VIDEOGoogle Glass has certainly captured the imagination of John Doerr. The influential venture capitalist tells Sarah Lacy of PandoDaily in an interview for her Pando Monthly series that he thinks there will be more development around wearable technology like Glass than there has been around the iPhone. And as with the iPhone, his firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, plans to bet on the ...4 hours ago
Links that got us thinking on Thursday, May 23:
Would your company take a public gun policy stance?
|28%||Yes. I'm not shy about where I stand.|
|68%||No. My beliefs aren't my customers' business.|
|2%||It depends on whether my customers agree with me.|
|2%||I'm still making up my mind.|
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