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Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.
Gender bias

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.
Laura Entis
This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake
Mentorship

This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.
Technology

Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Fourteen things you need to know now if you're headed to the big event in Austin, Texas.
Alyson Shontell
Uber Competitor Sidecar Now Lets Drivers Set Their Own Prices
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Sidecar Now Lets Drivers Set Their Own Prices

With a $10 million venture capital infusion and a revamped business model, the lesser-known ridesharing app revs up to roll over the competition.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession
Starting a Business

Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the slowdown in the U.S. high-tech entrepreneurship sector goes beyond the recent effects of the Great Recession.
Catherine Clifford
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities
Entrepreneurs

Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, being a woman entrepreneur in the tech community has its perks. Here are a few lessons I have learned about how to capitalize on being a female entrepreneur.
Deena Varshavskaya
Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees
Starting a Business

Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

A look at Facebook's early team, which you might have never seen before.
Alyson Shontell
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough
Technology

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

While calling for tighter regulation of Bitcoin businesses and new law enforcement tools to aid in policing these operations, two prosecutors admitted that Bitcoin has valuable 'intrinsic qualities.'
Brian Patrick Eha
Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs
Marketing

Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

The popular social-media site is toying with the idea of allowing users to add the animated images to their pinboards.
Geoff Weiss
Why So Many Tech Founders Who Are Jerks Become Insanely Rich and Successful
Leadership

Why So Many Tech Founders Who Are Jerks Become Insanely Rich and Successful

If 'startup DNA' is the idea that the world's best entrepreneurs have some inherent talent they were born with that made them successful, then many also share another characteristic: arrogance.
Alyson Shontell
The Coolest Tech Startups at CES 2014
Technology

The Coolest Tech Startups at CES 2014

We scoured the Eureka Park startup area for the most interesting-looking technologies. Here's what we found.
Jason Fell
No Apologies: On Hack, Snapchat Founder Says 'We Thought We Had Done Enough'
Technology

No Apologies: On Hack, Snapchat Founder Says 'We Thought We Had Done Enough'

On the 'Today' show, the 23-year-old discussed the inevitabilities of hacking while reassuring users.
Geoff Weiss
4 Hot Tech Startups to Watch in 2014
Technology

4 Hot Tech Startups to Watch in 2014

These promising tenderfoots are steamrolling ahead on the rocky road to making it big in business.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Snaps Up Company Whose Robots Remind People of 'Terminator' Movies
Technology

Google Snaps Up Company Whose Robots Remind People of 'Terminator' Movies

The Silicon Valley tech giant has acquired eight robotics companies in the past six months. And it isn't done yet.
Brian Patrick Eha