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The UK fintech that aims to insure the gig economy just won more funding. Here's why one VC said he's 'doubled down again' on backing the startup

THE UK FINTECH THAT AIMS TO INSURE THE GIG ECONOMY JUST WON MORE FUNDING. HERE'S WHY ONE VC SAID HE'S 'DOUBLED DOWN AGAIN' ON BACKING THE STARTUP

London-based insurtech firm Zego has secured $42 million in series B funding to boost its European expansion plans. The company covers...

GuestReady raises $6M to help hosts on Airbnb and other services manage their property

GUESTREADY RAISES $6M TO HELP HOSTS ON AIRBNB AND OTHER SERVICES MANAGE THEIR PROPERTY

GuestReady , a three-year-old service that lets shared-economy hosts manage their business on Airbnb and other rental sites, has announced...

 
 
 
Ellis Island Tea, Healthy Roots Among QL Detroit Demo Day Winners

ELLIS ISLAND TEA, HEALTHY ROOTS AMONG QL DETROIT DEMO DAY WINNERS

Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day , held Friday evening at the Fillmore downtown, was quite a production. The event involved a number...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

BODIES OF MISSING WOMAN, CHILD FOUND AFTER FATHER'S ARREST FOR MURDER

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's...

 
 
 
Meet the 2019 CFDA/'Vogue' Fashion Fund Finalists

MEET THE 2019 CFDA/'VOGUE' FASHION FUND FINALISTS

The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund is like "Shark Tank" for a group of young sartorial talents looking to become big-name designers. But instead...

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them

OPINION: U.S. WOMEN CALLED A LOT OF THINGS AT WORLD CUP, BUT SLACKERS WON'T BE ONE OF THEM

USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get...

 
 
 
Must Read: Chanel Dismisses Sale Rumor as Revenue Surpasses $11 Billion, Tamara Mellon Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding

MUST READ: CHANEL DISMISSES SALE RUMOR AS REVENUE SURPASSES $11 BILLION, TAMARA MELLON RAISES $50 MILLION IN SERIES C FUNDING

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. Chanel dismisses sales rumor as revenue surpasses $11 billion Chanel's...

Packing Tips Every Traveler Needs To Know - How to Pack Like a Pro

PACKING TIPS EVERY TRAVELER NEEDS TO KNOW - HOW TO PACK LIKE A PRO

There is an art to efficiently packing a suitcase. Personally, after years of travel wins and mishaps, I've nailed down a routine and...

 
 
 
Scientists Convert Type A Blood to Type O Blood

SCIENTISTS CONVERT TYPE A BLOOD TO TYPE O BLOOD

Scientists have discovered two enzymes produced by gut bacteria that can convert type A into type O blood (which can be given to persons...

Mark Anderson joins Connect Airways as chief executive

MARK ANDERSON JOINS CONNECT AIRWAYS AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Mark Anderson will join as the chief executive of Connect Airways, which is jointly owned by Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and fund...

 
 
 
Union declares five day walkout over guards row, thousands of rail commuters to face disruption

UNION DECLARES FIVE DAY WALKOUT OVER GUARDS ROW, THOUSANDS OF RAIL COMMUTERS TO FACE DISRUPTION

Five-day strike by RMT will be affecting the rail services and busy commuters in London Waterloo and some of the busiest routes in...

Bolt nets as World XI beat England in charity game

BOLT NETS AS WORLD XI BEAT ENGLAND IN CHARITY GAME

Usain Bolt scored a goal in a UNICEF Soccer Aid charity match as his World XI side beat England on penalties after a 2-2 draw on Sunday. The...

 
 
 
Painting by Victor Pierre LeBlanc Victor Pierre LeBlanc grew

PAINTING BY VICTOR PIERRE LEBLANC VICTOR PIERRE LEBLANC GREW

Painting by Victor Pierre LeBlanc Victor Pierre LeBlanc grew up in San Francisco, CA. Although originally inspired by film and stop-motion...

Private venture-backed startups like Slack and Airbnb are investing in other startups. Here's where their money is going

PRIVATE VENTURE-BACKED STARTUPS LIKE SLACK AND AIRBNB ARE INVESTING IN OTHER STARTUPS. HERE'S WHERE THEIR MONEY IS GOING

Privately held companies like Slack and Airbnb have started investing in other venture-backed startups through corporate venture capital...

 
 
 
Salt of the earth: Meet the local people and projects of Mauritius

SALT OF THE EARTH: MEET THE LOCAL PEOPLE AND PROJECTS OF MAURITIUS

A new hotel in Mauritius is encouraging visitors to get out of their rooms and spend time with local artisans, fisherfolk and farmers,...

Here's how this founder convinced Silicon Valley heavyweights Paul Graham and Peter Thiel to invest $5.8 million in his startup - without using a pitch deck

HERE'S HOW THIS FOUNDER CONVINCED SILICON VALLEY HEAVYWEIGHTS PAUL GRAHAM AND PETER THIEL TO INVEST $5.8 MILLION IN HIS STARTUP - WITHOUT USING A PITCH DECK

On Tuesday, Dubai-based Tenderd announced it raised $5.8 million in seed funding from some of the biggest names in tech investing,...

 
 
 
The Full Moon In Sagittarius 2019 Is About Discovering Higher Truths & Seeing The Bigger Picture

THE FULL MOON IN SAGITTARIUS 2019 IS ABOUT DISCOVERING HIGHER TRUTHS & SEEING THE BIGGER PICTURE

Are you ready for another full moon? Well, truth be told, there's no way you can truly prepare for all the emotional twists and shocking...

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds

SARA NETANYAHU SENTENCED TO PAY FINE FOR MISUSING STATE FUNDS

JERUSALEM - The wife of Israel's prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem...

 
 
 
Pakistan coach Arthur: unpredictable is good against India

PAKISTAN COACH ARTHUR: UNPREDICTABLE IS GOOD AGAINST INDIA

MANCHESTER, England - The "U'' word so often used to describe the Pakistan cricket team is something coach Mickey Arthur can come to...

Neville's compassion for players shows new England culture

NEVILLE'S COMPASSION FOR PLAYERS SHOWS NEW ENGLAND CULTURE

England coach Phil Neville's compassion for two players who were grieving their mothers is an illustration of the close bonds he has...

 
 
 

Katherine Romary Beckinsale is an English actress born on July 1973 in Chiswick London, England. She made her first TV appearance at four in an episode of, ‘This is your life’ dedicated to her father.