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Expert Picks: Brooks Reitz

EXPERT PICKS: BROOKS REITZ

Pizza Party Brooks Reitz; photo by Leslie Ryann McKellar Brooks Reitz doesn't open restaurants; he creates little worlds. The Charleston,...

Open Mineral launches physical commodities marketplace, eyes a blockchain future

OPEN MINERAL LAUNCHES PHYSICAL COMMODITIES MARKETPLACE, EYES A BLOCKCHAIN FUTURE

Not all journeys to blockchain technology projects start with the same first steps. To disrupt a highly traditional marketplace, one...

 
 
 
TheWaveVR raises $6 million for social VR music and arts platform

THEWAVEVR RAISES $6 MILLION FOR SOCIAL VR MUSIC AND ARTS PLATFORM

Some virtual reality startups are having trouble getting the attention of investors, after the first wave of VR headsets failed to...

Genetics testing startup Prenetics buys UK's DNAFit to move into consumer services

GENETICS TESTING STARTUP PRENETICS BUYS UK'S DNAFIT TO MOVE INTO CONSUMER SERVICES

Prenetics , a Hong Kong-based startup that offers genetic testing services for patients, is expanding outside of Asia and into the...

 
 
 
Kate Hudson Will Be at POPSUGAR Play/Ground - Come Hang With Us!

KATE HUDSON WILL BE AT POPSUGAR PLAY/GROUND - COME HANG WITH US!

When we think of Kate Hudson , a long list of titles comes to mind: award-winning actress, fashion icon, bestselling author, entrepreneur,...

Adecco to acquire edtech company General Assembly for $413 million

ADECCO TO ACQUIRE EDTECH COMPANY GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR $413 MILLION

Swiss staffing company Adecco Group is buying U.S.-based technology education provider General Assembly for $412.5 million including...

 
 
 
McAfee: 26% of companies have suffered cloud data theft

MCAFEE: 26% OF COMPANIES HAVE SUFFERED CLOUD DATA THEFT

Enterprises are moving their data to the cloud, but not everybody is certain that the cloud is as secure as it could be, according...

Elon Musk tweets Tesla will be profitable in Q3 and Q4, denying rumors of cash crunch

ELON MUSK TWEETS TESLA WILL BE PROFITABLE IN Q3 AND Q4, DENYING RUMORS OF CASH CRUNCH

Elon Musk has a fairly consistent message for all the haters and doubters and gossipers and journalists and investment bankers and...

 
 
 
Don't Call it Food Waste: Entrepreneurs Turn Surplus Food into Gold

DON'T CALL IT FOOD WASTE: ENTREPRENEURS TURN SURPLUS FOOD INTO GOLD

The idea began with a bin of discarded avocado pits. Where others would see waste, Drexel University Food Lab graduate students Sheetal...

All Raise female VCs team up with female founders across the U.S. to pay it forward

ALL RAISE FEMALE VCS TEAM UP WITH FEMALE FOUNDERS ACROSS THE U.S. TO PAY IT FORWARD

A few months ago, a group of powerhouse female VCs came together to create Female Founders Office Hours, which provides one-on-one...

 
 
 
Indianapolis' DemandJump raises $6 million for its cross-channel customer acquisition platform

INDIANAPOLIS' DEMANDJUMP RAISES $6 MILLION FOR ITS CROSS-CHANNEL CUSTOMER ACQUISITION PLATFORM

DemandJump, an Indianapolis-based startup that helps companies map their online traffic sources, announced today that it has raised...

IBM launches ‘skinny mainframe' for the cloud

IBM LAUNCHES ‘SKINNY MAINFRAME' FOR THE CLOUD

IBM is launching what it calls a “skinny mainframe” for cloud computing. The system is built around IBM z14 mainframe technology, and...

 
 
 
The Curious Case of Meghan Markle's Single Grey Strand

THE CURIOUS CASE OF MEGHAN MARKLE'S SINGLE GREY STRAND

Meghan Markle visits Catalyst Inc, Northern Ireland, a next generation science park, to meet young entrepreneurs and innovators on...

Uber acquires electric bicycle-sharing startup Jump Bikes

UBER ACQUIRES ELECTRIC BICYCLE-SHARING STARTUP JUMP BIKES

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies said on Monday it has agreed to buy electric bicycle service Jump Bikes, allowing Uber to offer...

 
 
 
Looking to start a business? Move here

LOOKING TO START A BUSINESS? MOVE HERE

Five countries that offer business benefits for entrepreneurs

The entrepreneur who says there's a 'war on normal people' is running for president on a platform of giving nearly every American $1,000 each month

THE ENTREPRENEUR WHO SAYS THERE'S A 'WAR ON NORMAL PEOPLE' IS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT ON A PLATFORM OF GIVING NEARLY EVERY AMERICAN $1,000 EACH MONTH

Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur who is running for president of the United States, with a long-shot campaign built primarily upon universal...

 
 
 

HOW TWO NFL PLAYERS' SWEET TOOTHS MADE THEM HANDS-ON BUSINESS OWNERS

Titans linebacker Brian Orakpo and former safety Michael Griffin hope their cupcakes venture will encourage more NFL players to become...

The Culinary Incubator That's Launched Dozens of Businesses Owned by Women of Color

THE CULINARY INCUBATOR THAT'S LAUNCHED DOZENS OF BUSINESSES OWNED BY WOMEN OF COLOR

San Francisco's La Cocina empowers entrepreneurs to break into the food and restaurant industry Welcome to Doing It Right, a new column...

 
 
 
ICO by France's Talao demonstrates opportunity and risks policymakers must address

ICO BY FRANCE'S TALAO DEMONSTRATES OPPORTUNITY AND RISKS POLICYMAKERS MUST ADDRESS

As startups around the world rush to embrace initial coin offerings , regulators are struggling with this new form of fundraising....

That Abandoned Wizard of Oz Theme Park? I've Stayed There

THAT ABANDONED WIZARD OF OZ THEME PARK? I'VE STAYED THERE

Land of Oz was a Wizard of Oz -inspired theme park in Beech Mountain, NC, opened in the 1970s by imaginative entrepreneur Grover Robbins....