Latino entrepreneurs grow their tech startups in Houston

In a recent pitch competition held by the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest, three of those businesses were selected as finalists and judged by a panel of Hispanic business leaders and entrepreneurs to win cash prizes and mentorships.  From sustainable online shopping to real-time concrete strength analytics, these entrepreneurs are disrupting industries with … Read more

Meet VIPER, the Hollywood Hospitality Agency From Female Entrepreneurs – The Hollywood Reporter

The ecosystem of entertainment industry events, particularly behind the scenes, is a tricky one to navigate, clouded by smoke, mirrors, money and status. Onetime Bolthouse Productions interns Kelsi Kitchener and Celeste Durve, co-founders of VIPER (VIP Event Relations), saw through the lights and the fog, and made the decision to bet on their vision for … Read more

Tesla: Beware Betting Against Entrepreneurship And Innovation (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Justin Sullivan Thesis I have previously been bearish on Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) due to valuation concerns, but I am gradually changing my mind towards a more bullish consideration. Although I still believe that Tesla is valued at a very proud market cap, which dwarfs the valuation of multinational competitors such as Volkswagen (OTCPK:VWAGY) and Toyota … Read more

Shift to remote work draws mixed reactions

Evona has offered employees the flexibility to work remotely since the space recruitment startup was founded in Bristol, England, in 2018. The policy was a departure from strict management in the founders’ previous jobs. Plus, they thought it would give them a competitive advantage. “We were a startup, and we needed to attract the talent … Read more

This Founder Turned His Hustle Into a Brand That Gives Back

Julian Young saw a bag of drugs being sold for the first time when he was 8 years old growing up in North Omaha, Nebraska — a truth that would come to define his life and career in more ways than one. Teddy Young of Stable Gray Digital Media “As a very young man, I … Read more

Appen’s woes threaten the low-paid workers’ livelihoods

According to Braden-Harder, the bulk of Appen’s business is with two core customers. “We’re basically talking about Facebook and Google here,” she says. And now these businesses are taking a hit as the global economy slows digital advertising growth, and Apple’s new privacy features also hit Facebook ad revenue. In simple terms, Appen’s major customers … Read more

I Quit My Job As a Teacher and I’m Never Going Back. Here’s Why

Cheryl Ritzel decided to quit her teaching job after 26 years. The final straw was the pandemic. She was only five years away from retirement and receiving full benefits from her pension. Ritzel started a local photography business called FocusEd Camera where she’s much happier. Loading Something is loading. This as-told-to essay is based on … Read more

Meet the (ex) edtech founder who won’t hustle

For someone who was in the market for a fitness band that could get him pushing harder, all that this former startup entrepreneur wants to do is stop running. Ravi Handa, by all means, is a successful edtech founder going by the celebrated yardstick of an exit by sale. Now that he’s also exited Unacademy, … Read more