Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa.
Through the Extra Crunch EC-1 on Patreon, I dove into Patreon’s founding story, product roadmap, business model and metrics, underlying thesis, and competitive threats.
It takes a lot more than a good idea and the right timing to build a billion-dollar company. Talent, focus, operational effectiveness and a healthy dose of luck all play a part.
Saturday afternoon is a rough time for a press conference — particularly with the official kickoff of Mobile World Congress still a few days away. That said, there are certain advantages to being an early bird.
Plus, Pinterest is going public too, Lyft's IPO is imminent and London is home to the largest pre-seed fund ever.
YouTube will demonetize channels that promote anti-vaccination views, after a report by BuzzFeed News found ads, including from health companies, running before anti-vax videos.
Bassem Hamdy has been in the construction business for a long time. He spent the last few years at the construction software business Procore, now a $3 billion dollar company developing technology for the construction industry,
Ev Wiliams is stepping down from Twitter's board of directors effective at the end of the month, according to documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab has made its most ambitious investment to date after it backed India-headquartered budget hotel network OYO to the tune of $100 million. The investment was part of a $1 billion Series E round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund that closed back in September.
ByteDance, the Chinese company behind the immensely popular video app TikTok, is in talks to raise $1.45 billion for a new fund, The Information reported on Friday citing sources. The fresh vehicle will help power artificial intelligence and media content for the $75 billion startup,
Following speculation that SoftBank is hiring a China-based team, so the Japanese investment giant has brought on a first venture partner (and first female) for its $100 billion Vision Fund. Kirthiga Reddy, a former executive with Facebook, has taken the role and, in doing so,
苹果零售店可以说是苹果的标志之一。这些苹果店的设计主要来自 Bohlin Cywinski Jackson 公司，而其设计师 Peter Bohlin 日前在 Bloomberg TV 中，就谈到了与乔布斯合作以及为苹果设计零售店的许多细节。
Google在今天的首页上采用了一个有趣的动态Logo，纪念“文氏图”发明者John Venn 180岁诞辰。John Venn是十九世纪英国的哲学家和数学家，他在1881年发明了文氏图。文氏图，用于显示元素集合重叠区域的图示。
BlackBerry might not be one of the cool kids among smartphones anymore, but it apparently doesn't mind being quirky and is willing to take some risks along the way.The company wants to release at least one unconventional device every year and already has one in the works,
In 1977, no one could have predicted just how popular the miniseries Roots was going to be. John Amos, who played Kunta Kinte as an older man, however, remembers the moment he knew. "When I found out we had just about closed the casinos in Vegas,