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Startups

Why ‘Few Successful Startup Founders Grew Up Desperately Poor’

My co-founder David and I both grew up in poverty and can call ourselves “battle-tested” when it comes to both life and startups, so...

This is What a Bunch of Rich Dudes Bickering on Twitter...

Billionaires don’t take kindly to people who bash on their T.V. shows as one Silicon Valley investor learned after suggesting that the iconic show...

Man Trades Startup Equity For a Bicycle, Company Sells for $250...

Along with his two friends, Chris Hill-Scott founded a startup that was purchased by Microsoft this week for $250 million. Hill-Scott didn’t receive a...

Before He Sold His Startup, He Was a Complete Failure Living...

With three failed startups under his belt by the time he hit his mid-twenties, Satya Vya ended up spending the eve of his 24th...

Indian Startup Creates The World’s Cheapest Smartphone, Costs Only $4

With the loose change you find lying around your house, you might be able to buy a brand new smartphone in India. On Feb. 17,...

Building a Startup Doesn’t Make You Special

I know startups are cool right now. They’re incredibly hot, they’ve broken into the mainstream spotlight and not a day goes by that we...

New Startup Allows You to Buy Part of a Cow Before...

The communion between meat lovers and startup geeks has produced Crowd Cow, an idea that allows individuals to buy shares of a cow before...

How the Millionaire Co-Founder of WebMD Prevents His Son From Becoming...

Akash Nigam struck a deal with his parents that he would either raise $3 million for his startup idea or go on to finish...