Laura Entis

Laura Entis

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Y Combinator

Y Combinator Creates New Fund to Invest In Its Later-Stage Companies

The $700 million pool gives the incubator the ability to bet big on winner.
Sleep

This New Study Questions What We Thought We Knew About Sleep

Eight hours of sleep may have never been the norm.
Learning

3 Ways to Become a More Effective Learner

Fundamental principles to learn by.
Decision Making

How This Famous Behavioral Economist Is Trying to Help People Solve Their Most Common Money Problems

Financial savings startup Qapital just named Duke psychology professor Dan Ariely its chief behavioral economist. Here's how he plans to help the company change users' spending and saving habits.
Passion

Seth Godin on the Practical Way to Pursue Your Passion (It Does Exist)

If only it were as easy as 'do what you love, and the money will follow.'
Competition

Elon Musk Is Not Impressed With Apple

In a recent interview, he labeled the tech company 'the Tesla Graveyard' for talent.
Entrepreneurs

Want a Piece of the Fall Foliage Action? This Company Will Send You 3 Leaves for $19.99.

How one enterprising young man is attempting to commercialize autumn.
Steve Jobs

'Steve Jobs' Is a Fascinating Exploration of the Complexity of Genius

Director Danny Boyle, working off Aaron Sorkin's verbal tennis match of a script, brings the inner workings of the late Apple co-founder to the silver screen.
Innovation Now

This High-Tech Startup Is Using Science to Hack the Dress Shirt

Ministry of Supply is reengineering fabric to create higher performance clothing for the workplace.
Innovation Now

7 Apple Patents We Hope Will Be Used to Make Actual Products

From biometric-tracking headphones to water-resistant electronic parts, we'd be into a lot of these products. Get on it, Apple.
Failure

Seth Godin: 'The Person Who Fails the Most Wins'

But be strategic about your failures.
Family Businesses

All in the Family: How This Father-Son Team Built a $3.5 Billion Cybersecurity Business

For many, mixing family and work is a fraught exercise. For David and Orion Hindawi, it's just smart business.
Health

Sleep Helps Your Brain Remember. Can It Help Your Immune System Remember, Too?

Researchers believe there's a connection between sleep and your ability to fend off illness.
Innovation Now

6 Insufferably Bad Work Habits and How to Treat Them (Infographic)

A look at the symptoms and cures for conditions such as chronic procrastination, meeting-addiction and aimless wheel spinning.