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Premium Small Business 2021-04-18T13:45:00Z

The 10 best states to start a business, ranked

Where you launch can determine certain perks or challenges you'll encounter, such as companies' survival rates, tax rates, and cost of living.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-18T13:45:00Z
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14 cybersecurity startups that raised gobs of funding and became unicorns since the start of the pandemic

Since the start of the pandemic, a record number of cybersecurity startups achieved valuations north of $1 billion, including Snyk, Cato, SentinelOne.
Premium Advertising 2021-04-18T13:31:00Z
Elliot Choy

How a college YouTuber made $90,000 and gained 388,000 new subscribers from a single video

Elliot Choy made $90,000 from YouTube's AdSense program when a video he filmed at Harvard went viral gaining 23 million views and 388,000 subscribers.
Premium Transportation 2021-04-18T12:52:00Z

Startup cofounders reveal their plan to solve the EV industry's crucial cost problem by remaking the lithium-ion battery

As innovations rocket into the EV battery market, the challenge will be which solutions can survive the need to scale to meet demand.
Premium Cannabis 2021-04-18T12:03:00Z

Law firms, recruiters, and marketers dish on how they're gearing up for a gold rush from New York's blockbuster move to legalize cannabis

New York's recreational cannabis market is projected to reach $7 billion in sales and create tens of thousands of new jobs.
Premium Tech 2021-04-18T12:01:00Z

Startup founders, VCs, and lawyers open up about the dark world of dirty term sheets, where shrewd investors screw them over

This is how "hair on a deal" turns into the death of a startup and how investors took advantage of first-time founders with predatory term sheets.
Premium Retail 2021-04-18T11:33:00Z

A grocery delivery startup has raised $14.5 million by aiming squarely at market leader Instacart’s most annoying flaw

Farmstead is a "ghost grocer" created by an ex-Yahoo engineer, doing what Instacart can't do: No replacements, and "a perfect order every time."
Premium Markets 2021-04-18T10:30:00Z

Buy these 16 stocks with more than 10% upside that are set to increase dividend payments for years to come, UBS says

UBS says four stocks on the list have dividend growth forecasts that are at least 5% higher than the consensus estimate.
Premium Strategy 2021-04-18T10:00:00Z

AllBright's CEOs explain how they grew the community of its women-only club tenfold during the pandemic

Debbie Wosskow OBE and Anna Jones founded membership club AllBright in 2017 to help women network and develop their careers.
Premium Tech 2021-04-18T09:01:00Z

The CEO of unicorn startup WeFox says he is focusing on sustainability not SPACs as he looks to grow an insurance giant

After a record year for insurance funding, one of Europe's insurance unicorns looks for sustainable growth.
Premium Tech 2021-04-18T09:01:00Z

Peter Thiel backed location-data startup SafeGraph in a $45 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

The California company has more than 6 million "points of interest" locations across the US and Canada.
Premium Strategy 2021-04-17T17:34:05Z

These 5 job searching strategies helped me get into Google, KPMG, and BCG. Mastering at least one of them will help you land a gig at top companies.

Eugene Hayden lists the pros and cons of using each strategy and shares how to maximize chances of getting into a top tech or consulting firm.
Premium Opinion 2021-04-17T16:07:29Z

There was no 'confusion,' Biden's decision to not lift Trump's refugee cap was cruel and it's good he's scrambling to walk it back

After Biden broke his promise on admitting refugees, he walked it back. It's a welcome move, but it never should have come to this.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-17T15:00:00Z

We identified the 142 most powerful people at Google Cloud as it races to beat Amazon and Microsoft. Here's our exclusive org chart.

According to internal data viewed by Insider, these are the names helping Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian run one of the company's most important orgs.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-17T14:30:00Z

22 companies Microsoft is most likely to acquire next

Microsoft is spending over $19 billion on AI firm Nuance. Here's who could be next on its shopping list, from big names like Twilio to niche players.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-17T13:30:00Z

Investors poured over $13 billion into just 56 AI startups in the first four months of 2021 alone – VCs and CEOs explain why everyone is trying to cash in

"AI could be as big of an innovation as the internet was," said SambaNova's CEO — and investors are racing to cash in.
Premium Careers 2021-04-17T13:00:00Z

A day in the life of a 38-year-old college admissions coach who makes $1,000 an hour helping the world's wealthiest kids get into Ivy League schools

Hafeez Lakhani is often asked by clients how to cheat the system, but he refuses to become the next "Varsity Blues" scandal.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-17T12:55:00Z

VMware's spinoff from Dell is a 'fork in the road' that comes with big opportunities but plenty of risk

VMware and Dell will soon be two separate, independent companies, and analysts predict that the split will come with both benefits and challenges.
Premium Retail 2021-04-17T12:30:00Z

The pandemic ravaged the comic-book industry, shuttering stores and hurting its major distributor, but independent businesses and creators on Kickstarter are leading the way to a new era

Experts believe comic-book publishing is poised to emerge stronger postpandemic as new opportunities are presented to a fresh group of entrepreneurs.
Premium Finance 2021-04-17T12:15:00Z

4 minority-owned banks reveal how they're overcoming Wall Street's 'woeful' lack of diversity to play a bigger role in investment banking right now

Minority-led banks are coming into light, and corporate America is listening as social-justice issues foster diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Premium Markets 2021-04-17T12:10:00Z

The founders of Europe's leading digital asset VC firm share their 5-step crypto start-up investment strategy — and the 3 qualities they look for when founders pitch them

Europe's leading digital asset VC firm share how they evaluate investment opportunities, founder pitching tips and how it made $1.8 million staking.
Premium Transportation 2021-04-17T12:08:00Z

How Denmark's only supercar maker plans to go from a niche brand building 5 cars per year to a global name

While Danish supercar maker Zenvo's cars might not be as familiar as Ferraris or Bugattis, get used to them. The company wants to go global, and soon.
Premium Advertising 2021-04-17T12:05:02Z

Advertising confessions: 9 current and former staffers at companies like WPP and Publicis share stories of pandemic burnout

Some say client demands have them working up to 75 hours a week, leading some to quit full-time work.
Premium Finance 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z

Must-know promotions, exits, and hires at firms like Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Citi

Michael Daffey joins Galaxy Digital Holdings as chairman; Carlyle taps Brian Bernasek as US buyout and growth co-head; Phil Sieg named CEO of JPMorgan Advisors.
Premium Markets 2021-04-17T11:46:14Z

The co-founder of ETF giant WisdomTree shares how the 2008 financial crisis opened his eyes to Bitcoin — and breaks down the 2 types of digital assets his crypto hedge fund is betting on

Rayne Steinberg shares his journey from co-founding WisdomTree in the early 2000s to setting up his digital assets investment firm Arca.
Premium Retail 2021-04-17T11:13:00Z

A digital artist who made $700,000 off one NFT drop explains how to stand out as a creator and thrive at selling virtual art

"I'm never trying to design something to please or satisfy someone else," said David Brodeur, an NFT artist known as "Brilly."
Premium Transportation 2021-04-17T11:07:00Z

Apple can definitely build a car — but it wouldn't want to sell it in the US

It's unlikely that Apple builds a car in the US, or even builds a car. There is hope for a China-only Apple Car, however.
Premium Transportation 2021-04-17T10:15:00Z

4 years ago, Uber was a toxic mess. Insiders reveal how Dara Khosrowshahi 'cleansed' its culture and revived its bid to dominate transportation.

Insider spoke with 21 current and former Uber employees about its latest CEO's efforts to rid the company of its scandal-plagued past.
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Premium Careers 2021-04-17T10:00:00Z

This student beat 500 people to a marketing internship with a Twitter DM. He says it took months of preparation to be ready for the opportunity.

Digital marketing graduate student Nathan Bickerton built the article for Social Chain founder Steven Bartlett.
Premium Premium 2021-04-17T09:01:00Z

A former WeWork exec raised $1.2 million for his new flexible work startup InfinitSpace using this pitch deck

Experts predict flexible offices will become a critical component of real estate as companies hesitate to lock in long-term leases.
Premium Premium 2021-04-17T08:01:00Z

Grocery giant Ocado dismisses threat of 10-minute delivery startups as it pours $13.8 million into autonomous driving company

The logistic firm's advanced technology chief Alex Harvey insists the startups will begin to struggle once the pandemic passes.
Premium Advertising 2021-04-17T01:28:05Z

JOIN US ON APRIL 22: How advertisers can navigate the death of third-party cookies

We're discussing what Apple and Google's moves to change digital advertising means with experts from Mars, R/GA, The Trade Desk, and Washington Post.
Premium Media 2021-04-16T21:03:45Z

A startup that helps TikTok creators get paid to post videos with fans and other influencers has raised $16 million to expand

Pearpop has raised $16 million to-date from investors like Seven Seven Six and Atelier Ventures as it launches a marketplace for influencer "collabs."
Premium Politics 2021-04-16T19:59:48Z

Imagine a 20-car motorcade taking you to dinner. That's the White House bubble Joe Biden now finds himself living in.

White House living isn't quite that simple for any president. Joe Biden has described it as "a little like a gilded cage."
Premium Media 2021-04-16T19:12:45Z

Netflix cancellations fell during the first quarter to their lowest level in 2 years, exclusive web-tracking data suggests

Data from the analytics firm SimilarWeb found that traffic to Netflix's cancellation page was at the lowest levels in the past two years.
Premium Tech 2021-04-16T18:44:24Z

Senator Josh Hawley's bill to ban all acquisitions by companies with a market cap above $100 billion will hurt startups more than Big Tech

Its goal is to curb the ability of large companies to squeeze out the competition — but it'll also eliminate startups' most common exit strategy.
Premium Strategy 2021-04-16T18:13:41Z

Read the presentation IBM is giving its nearly 350,000 employees to prepare them to return to the office

Watch a fictional staffer named Sonia go about her day in the updated office. The company is being as transparent as possible, HR VP Joanna Daly said.
Premium Media 2021-04-16T16:44:29Z

12 real media kit examples that influencers use to get brand sponsorships

Insider spoke with social-media stars and their managers who shared the exact media kits they use to land sponsorships, which include rates.
Premium Advertising 2021-04-16T16:17:53Z

Verizon has pledged to spend 30% of its production dollars on minority-owned production companies, and has built a tool to vet its ads for bias

It's also creating a tool to make sure people, cultures and communities are depicted appropriately in its ads.
Premium Finance 2021-04-16T15:52:09Z

Jake Siewert, Goldman Sachs' head of corporate communications and a key architect behind the firm's rebrand, is exiting to join Warburg Pincus

Jake Siewert, global head of corporate communications at Goldman Sachs, played a key role in the firm's rebrand following the financial crisis.
Premium Strategy 2021-04-16T15:36:30Z

A computer science professor who checks his inbox 'once or twice' a week gives 4 tips on how to cut back on emails to be more productive

Georgetown Professor Cal Newport breaks down his tips on how to stop email dominating your work and making you less productive.
Premium Media 2021-04-16T15:33:14Z

New data reveals the top 10 brands on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube — from Shein to Epic Games

From casual mentions to paid sponsorships with influencers, brands rely on social-media platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube for promotion.
Premium Retail 2021-04-16T15:32:13Z

Catholic sisters in Wisconsin are using their shares in Walmart to demand the retailer raise its hourly minimum wage to $15 for all employees

Walmart has long been a target for shareholders advocating for workers' rights, such as the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
Premium Opinion 2021-04-16T15:13:00Z

New York is about to spew a lot more carbon into the air, thanks to Andrew Cuomo and anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s anti-nuclear crusade

Cuomo and his former bro-in-law RFK Jr. pushed to close the Indian Point nuclear power plant. New York now has to burn more fossil fuels for energy.
Premium Finance 2021-04-16T15:11:28Z

HSBC is letting US interns pick between in-person and virtual work schedules for its 10-week summer program

The voluntary in-person program for New York-based interns will include virtual Fridays and incorporate meet-and-greet events and lunches.
Premium Finance 2021-04-16T15:05:01Z

Morgan Stanley execs defend how the bank navigated the Archegos disaster as analysts grill them on a surprise $911 million hit

Analysts probed Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman about a loss tied to the collapse of family office Archegos disclosed in the bank's Q1 earnings.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-16T14:50:00Z

The IRS saved 25,000 hours of work by adopting new technology to automate code testing and releases

The IT firm Citizant is using DevOps technology — including CloudBees CI and OpenShift — to help the IRS speed up its code releases and processes.
Premium Finance 2021-04-16T13:47:45Z

KPMG's US CEO shares how the 'Big 4' firm is thinking about the future of work, returning to the office, and burnout

Paul Knopp told Insider that companies are making long-term investments in sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion programs.
Premium Enterprise 2021-04-16T13:45:00Z

This Stripe engineer created an indie newsletter service in his spare time that's an 'unabashedly technical' competitor to $650 million Substack. Here's why more than 10,000 people have signed up

Stripe engineer Justin Duke created Buttondown to make newsletters simple, customizable, and affordable and the platform is gaining steam.
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