One of the most prominent figures in bitcoin, BitInstant founder Charlie Shrem, will plead guilty on Thursday to charges of operating an unlicensed money transmission business. But according to the entrepreneur, that should be of little concern to anyone who wants to put their money into a bitcoin startup. Read more »
W elcome to September. It’s time to shake off that three-day weekend and finally get working on that startup. At least that’s what PayPal co-founder Max Levchin advises. Easy right?
But first, here are nine links to inform, inspire or at least entertain.
Happy four-day workweek. Here’s why every week should be like this one. Via the BBC.
The importance of a beginner’s mindset. To make ...1 hour ago
M onica Potter, actress, Golden Globe nominee and star of NBC’s hit drama “Parenthood,” is uncomfortable with the word "entrepreneur."
"I've always considered myself a maker," Potter tells me. "I don't know what it is about the word entrepreneur that seems so strange."
To her credit, entrepreneur is a term that seems to have cropped up as a buzzword in the Hollywood lexicon only recently -- ...2 hours ago
L ongtime entrepreneur and investor Rick Sapio has formed a foundation and is working on a documentary film, all at accomplishing the same objective: Create a billion entrepreneurs.
The CEO of Mutual Capital Alliance, a Dallas-based investment holding company, recently celebrated the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for A Billion Entrepreneurs – The Movie. The campaign is aiming to raise ...3 hours ago
Nude photos of celebrities obtained by hackers gaining access to iCloud accounts, were over the holiday weekend posted to 4Chan, a website with 22.5 million unique visitors. With all the sense of urgency due breaking news, CNN technology analyst, Brett Larson, set out to answer his peer’s question, “Who is this 4Chan person or website?” Unfortunately, for Larson, he went with the former ...4 hours ago
A ctors lending their names to charitable and philanthropic causes isn’t anything new. But it’s rare to find a group of Hollywood journeymen band together to create a company to push that cause.4 hours ago
A look at the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for September 2 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications.
Silicon Valley…Alibaba’s much-anticipated IPO is expected in mid-September.
Kansas City…MindMixer, creator of a community engagement platform for organizations, lands$17 million with ...5 hours ago
K ickstarter is the gift that keeps on giving for St. Louis-based startup Pixel Press.
Pixel Press has developed technology that lets its users draw their own video game using a pencil and paper, and then play them on an iPad or iPhone.
In 2013, Pixel Press successfully raised $108,950 on Kickstarter — one of the best-funded crowd-funding campaigns to ever come out of St. Louis. During the ...6 hours ago
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