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Flipping a house is nothing like HGTV shows, according to people who've done it. From 4-month delays to doubling your budget, here's what it's really like

FLIPPING A HOUSE IS NOTHING LIKE HGTV SHOWS, ACCORDING TO PEOPLE WHO'VE DONE IT. FROM 4-MONTH DELAYS TO DOUBLING YOUR BUDGET, HERE'S WHAT IT'S REALLY LIKE

House flipping isn't all reality TV makes it out to be. Flipping houses can be rewarding and a good investment, but you should be prepared...

Research Manager / US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment / Washington DC, DC

RESEARCH MANAGER / US SIF: THE FORUM FOR SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT / WASHINGTON DC, DC

US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment/Washington DC, DC Research Manager DESCRIPTION: US SIF: The Forum for...

 
 
 
How to Contact Instagram Influencers to Endorse Your Brand

HOW TO CONTACT INSTAGRAM INFLUENCERS TO ENDORSE YOUR BRAND

There's no denying it: influencer marketing is getting more and more popular with businesses. 94 percent of marketers consider it an...

U-M's Desai Accelerator Invests Millionth Dollar Since 2013 Launch

U-M'S DESAI ACCELERATOR INVESTS MILLIONTH DOLLAR SINCE 2013 LAUNCH

The University of Michigan's Desai Accelerator , an incubator open to early-stage tech startups regardless of their connection to the...

 
 
 
2019 is shaping up to be a 'horrible year' for the market - here's a $64 billion investor's game plan to avoid big losses

2019 IS SHAPING UP TO BE A 'HORRIBLE YEAR' FOR THE MARKET - HERE'S A $64 BILLION INVESTOR'S GAME PLAN TO AVOID BIG LOSSES

Markets are undergoing various transitions that make volatility very likely in 2019, according to Suzanne Hutchins, the global investment...

Bio Roundup: Eli Lilly Tries Tau, Generic Insulin, NASH Cash & More

BIO ROUNDUP: ELI LILLY TRIES TAU, GENERIC INSULIN, NASH CASH & MORE

Pharmaceutical industry critics lament the cost of rare disease drugs, but some of the steepest price hikes have come on widely used...

 
 
 
Goldman Sachs scoured 3,500 company updates and formulated a stock trading strategy that can help you crush the market in early 2019

GOLDMAN SACHS SCOURED 3,500 COMPANY UPDATES AND FORMULATED A STOCK TRADING STRATEGY THAT CAN HELP YOU CRUSH THE MARKET IN EARLY 2019

Goldman Sachs finds that January has historically been filled with stock price-moving events, and recommends investors position accordingly. The...

Barclays just named its new crop managing directors. Here is the list

BARCLAYS JUST NAMED ITS NEW CROP MANAGING DIRECTORS. HERE IS THE LIST

Barclays promoted 85 employees to the rank of managing director effective January 1. The number of new MDs at Barclays is smaller than...

 
 
 
In 2018 there were more original scripted shows on Netflix and other streaming services than on cable or broadcast TV networks for the first time

IN 2018 THERE WERE MORE ORIGINAL SCRIPTED SHOWS ON NETFLIX AND OTHER STREAMING SERVICES THAN ON CABLE OR BROADCAST TV NETWORKS FOR THE FIRST TIME

The number of scripted original shows on online services is now higher than on broadcast or basic cable networks. There were 495 scripted...

Audience demand for Netflix originals will soon pass demand for licensed TV shows and movies, and that's great news for the streaming giant as competition heats up

AUDIENCE DEMAND FOR NETFLIX ORIGINALS WILL SOON PASS DEMAND FOR LICENSED TV SHOWS AND MOVIES, AND THAT'S GREAT NEWS FOR THE STREAMING GIANT AS COMPETITION HEATS UP

Audience demand for Netflix Originals will surpass that of licensed titles by October 2019, according to a new report from research...

 
 
 
Construction management software developer Procore raises $75 million at a $3 billion valuation

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE DEVELOPER PROCORE RAISES $75 MILLION AT A $3 BILLION VALUATION

Procore Technologies , a provider of software to manage construction projects, is now worth $3 billion thanks to a new $75 million...

We tried the new Butterfinger next to the candy's old recipe - and the winner is clear

WE TRIED THE NEW BUTTERFINGER NEXT TO THE CANDY'S OLD RECIPE - AND THE WINNER IS CLEAR

Butterfinger has a new recipe rolling out in 2019. The new recipe uses a different type of peanut and more cocoa, and certain ingredients...

 
 
 
Hot database startup Neo4j is bringing on its first-ever CFO, months after raising $80 million

HOT DATABASE STARTUP NEO4J IS BRINGING ON ITS FIRST-EVER CFO, MONTHS AFTER RAISING $80 MILLION

Neo4j, which recently raised $80 million, announced that it was bringing on Mike Asher as its first-ever CFO. Denise Persson, CMO of...

NYC's Work-Bench announces $47M enterprise investment fund

NYC'S WORK-BENCH ANNOUNCES $47M ENTERPRISE INVESTMENT FUND

Work-Bench , an early stage enterprise startup venture capital firm based in New York City announced its $47 million Fund II today....

 
 
 
Big-money investors are piling into 'opportunity zone' funds in lower-income neighborhoods, but there are a bunch of reasons to be cautious

BIG-MONEY INVESTORS ARE PILING INTO 'OPPORTUNITY ZONE' FUNDS IN LOWER-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS, BUT THERE ARE A BUNCH OF REASONS TO BE CAUTIOUS

Asset managers are rushing to offer products to invest in so-called opportunity zones: economically depressed areas that could benefit...

Apple to build new campus in Austin, expand in other cities

APPLE TO BUILD NEW CAMPUS IN AUSTIN, EXPAND IN OTHER CITIES

Another technology giant is spending big money on a new campus - passing on Atlanta. Apple today announced a major expansion, including...

 
 
 
Surprise! Apple Building $1 Billion Austin Campus and Hiring Workers Across the U.S

SURPRISE! APPLE BUILDING $1 BILLION AUSTIN CAMPUS AND HIRING WORKERS ACROSS THE U.S

When Amazon announced it was going to build a second headquarters , it was a year-long PR campaign that inspired endless speculation...

Finalcad, the mobile platform for the construction industry, raises $40M Series C

FINALCAD, THE MOBILE PLATFORM FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, RAISES $40M SERIES C

Finalcad , a mobile platform that enables the construction industry to digitize much of its processes, has closed $40 million in Series...

 
 
 
26 beautiful handbag gifts from fashion newcomers and heritage luxury brands alike

26 BEAUTIFUL HANDBAG GIFTS FROM FASHION NEWCOMERS AND HERITAGE LUXURY BRANDS ALIKE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

Leonardo DiCaprio had to return Marlon Brando's Oscar, and the financier who gave it to him as a birthday present is now reportedly a fugitive on the run

LEONARDO DICAPRIO HAD TO RETURN MARLON BRANDO'S OSCAR, AND THE FINANCIER WHO GAVE IT TO HIM AS A BIRTHDAY PRESENT IS NOW REPORTEDLY A FUGITIVE ON THE RUN

Leonardo DiCaprio handed over to the US government Marlon Brando's best actor Oscar that had previously been gifted to him. According...