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Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian says we need to move past 'hustle porn' and have a more realistic understanding of what it takes to be successful

REDDIT COFOUNDER ALEXIS OHANIAN SAYS WE NEED TO MOVE PAST 'HUSTLE PORN' AND HAVE A MORE REALISTIC UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT IT TAKES TO BE SUCCESSFUL

Entrepreneur and investor Alexis Ohanian spoke against the popularity of an online "success" culture promoting constant exhaustion. He...

This entrepreneur left Wall Street to count the world's calories. Now she's warning of a global food disaster equal to the financial crisis

THIS ENTREPRENEUR LEFT WALL STREET TO COUNT THE WORLD'S CALORIES. NOW SHE'S WARNING OF A GLOBAL FOOD DISASTER EQUAL TO THE FINANCIAL CRISIS

Entrepreneur Sara Menker traded in her Wall Street gig to help solve the world's mounting food crisis. In the next decade, she warned,...

 
 
 
Google's Gradient Ventures leads $7 million investment in Wise Systems to automate routing for shippers

GOOGLE'S GRADIENT VENTURES LEADS $7 MILLION INVESTMENT IN WISE SYSTEMS TO AUTOMATE ROUTING FOR SHIPPERS

Automated routing and dispatch software company Wise Systems has raised $7 million, with Google's Gradient Ventures leading the round.

Lyft files for an IPO ahead of rival Uber

LYFT FILES FOR AN IPO AHEAD OF RIVAL UBER

Ride-hailing company Lyft on Thursday filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering, ending...

 
 
 
The CEO of a startup that raised $25 million hopes people eventually think of his personal-finance app like a washing machine

THE CEO OF A STARTUP THAT RAISED $25 MILLION HOPES PEOPLE EVENTUALLY THINK OF HIS PERSONAL-FINANCE APP LIKE A WASHING MACHINE

Entrepreneur Jason Brown wants people to think of his personal-finance app Tally like a washing machine Most people don't think about...

Acast raises $33 million to grow its podcasting platform in the U.S. and beyond

ACAST RAISES $33 MILLION TO GROW ITS PODCASTING PLATFORM IN THE U.S. AND BEYOND

Acast has raised $33 million in a series C round of funding, and the Swedish company said it will use its new funds to double down...

 
 
 
Glassdoor: Zoom dethrones Facebook as the best tech company to work for in the U.S

GLASSDOOR: ZOOM DETHRONES FACEBOOK AS THE BEST TECH COMPANY TO WORK FOR IN THE U.S

Career website Glassdoor today released its 11th annual Employees' Choice Awards. Zoom was the top tech company, followed by LinkedIn...

Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 for Windows and Mac

MICROSOFT LAUNCHES VISUAL STUDIO 2019 PREVIEW 1 FOR WINDOWS AND MAC

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 for Windows and Mac, .NET Core 2.2, and .NET Core 3.0 Preview 1 at Microsoft Connect;...

 
 
 
Advent Calendar Day 4: EAROS ONE Acoustic Filters

ADVENT CALENDAR DAY 4: EAROS ONE ACOUSTIC FILTERS

Founded by entrepreneur and nightlife impresario Ronnie Madra , EAROS is composed of a dense plastic which interrupts sound pressure...

Paris-based Agricool raises $28 million to expand its urban farming tech

PARIS-BASED AGRICOOL RAISES $28 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS URBAN FARMING TECH

Agricool has raised $28 million as the Paris startup plans to expand distribution for its system that uses specially designed trailers...

 
 
 
France and Germany propose digital advertising fees after tax on tech giants fails

FRANCE AND GERMANY PROPOSE DIGITAL ADVERTISING FEES AFTER TAX ON TECH GIANTS FAILS

A new proposal by French and German officials aims to impose a 3 percent tax on digital advertising, a move no doubt intended to target...

Quora reveals data breach that may have impacted 100 million users

QUORA REVEALS DATA BREACH THAT MAY HAVE IMPACTED 100 MILLION USERS

Question-and-answer behemoth Quora has announced a major security breach that may have impacted as many as 100 million users. The San...

 
 
 
State of European Tech report finds record funding and rampant discrimination

STATE OF EUROPEAN TECH REPORT FINDS RECORD FUNDING AND RAMPANT DISCRIMINATION

Atomico's annual attempt to encapsulate the state of European tech found some positive trends like record investment but near half...

Danica Patrick has one piece advice for how to get back on track if you start your morning off on the wrong foot

DANICA PATRICK HAS ONE PIECE ADVICE FOR HOW TO GET BACK ON TRACK IF YOU START YOUR MORNING OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT

GoDaddy spokesperson and entrepreneur Danica Patrick spoke about her time as a race car driver, her book, and her clothing company...

 
 
 
15 Best Books for Entrepreneurs to Start Reading Right Now

15 BEST BOOKS FOR ENTREPRENEURS TO START READING RIGHT NOW

Knowledge is power, and you're going to need a lot of it if you're going to be able to steer your business to success. Without further...

Entering the ice age: Jacks Jackson's move from the film industry to ice blocks

ENTERING THE ICE AGE: JACKS JACKSON'S MOVE FROM THE FILM INDUSTRY TO ICE BLOCKS

A mid-life career change is just what the doctor ordered for Auckland film editor Jacks Jackson Words: Anna Tait-Jamieson Photographs:...

 
 
 
Director Pete Williams on making a documentary about social entrepreneurs

DIRECTOR PETE WILLIAMS ON MAKING A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

Director Pete Williams stopped by the Digital Trends Live studio to talk about his new documentary, in which he follows social entrepreneurs...

New York Public Housing Is Home To City's Newest Food Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK PUBLIC HOUSING IS HOME TO CITY'S NEWEST FOOD ENTREPRENEURS

Food Business Pathways is a free course that gives low-income participants a leg up in turning their ideas into successful businesses...

 
 
 
Asana raises $50 million at $1.5 billion valuation, expands into Japan and Australia

ASANA RAISES $50 MILLION AT $1.5 BILLION VALUATION, EXPANDS INTO JAPAN AND AUSTRALIA

Asana has raised $50 million, valuing the startup at $1.5 billion. Additionally, the company is officially expanding into Japan and...

22-year-old woman makes $25,000 a month and people can't handle it

22-YEAR-OLD WOMAN MAKES $25,000 A MONTH AND PEOPLE CAN'T HANDLE IT

She thought she had it in the bag. A 22-year-old e-commerce entrepreneur makes $25,000 a month - but lives in fear of spending her...