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Beyond Unicorns: Can We Democratize Access to Entrepreneurship?

Beyond Unicorns: Can We Democratize Access to Entrepreneurship?

June 23, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In business, unicorns — startups valued at more than $1 billion — are big news. Record-breaking investments and IPOs make headlines as the media oohs and ahhs over startups experiencing rapid growth.It’s inspiring to see this kind of business success. There’s just one issue:…
The four-day upgrade

The four-day upgrade

Skip to navigationSkip to contentDiscoverLatestObsessionsThese are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy.FeaturedThese are some of our most ambitious editorial projects. Enjoy!EmailsOur emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend.Become a memberYou’re reading the The Memo from Quartz at…
When will India’s third wave of Covid-19 begin?

When will India’s third wave of Covid-19 begin?

India’s brutal second wave of Covid-19 has barely receded and there’s already talk about the next wave.As pockets of the country begin to lift restrictions, a mathematical model by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, published this week, has predicted three scenarios for a possible third wave in the country. The model assumes most Covid-19 restrictions…
The US worker shortage shouldn’t surprise low-paying employers

The US worker shortage shouldn’t surprise low-paying employers

Practically every business in my town is hiring, or at least trying to. Just walking down the street, you could get four part-time jobs—and you’d need about that many to make a decent living. This is the case in many places across the United States, as an apparent labor shortage looms. But at every business…
Kickstarter is moving to a 4-day work week. Should you?

Kickstarter is moving to a 4-day work week. Should you?

Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform, is living up to its name. The tech company will launch a four-day work week next year, becoming one of the most prominent names in business to embrace the forward-looking practice as part of its post-pandemic reality.Deliberately or not, the New York-based company is all but taunting its competitors to follow…
Economists know how to break your phone addiction

Economists know how to break your phone addiction

Debate has raged about whether digital addiction is a real affliction or something akin to a strong habit. As the evidence has accumulated, however, doctors and psychiatrists are increasingly confident classifying our digital devices as addictive, not unlike cigarettes or gambling.Now economists are weighing in. This June, a team of economists from Harvard, Stanford, and…
TEOCO and Swisscom future-proof drone strategy as they prepare for operational UAV traffic

TEOCO and Swisscom future-proof drone strategy as they prepare for operational...

Partnership builds on previous deployments of TEOCO’s AirborneRF solution to optimize Swisscom’s network to support UAV traffic FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 23 June 2021 – TEOCO, the leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) and OEMs worldwide, together with partner STRAPAG, has today announced a partnership on…
Next big step for Quad Europe

Next big step for Quad Europe

The appointment of a new President marks an important moment for the company, which aims to transform into a marketing services partner for its clients across Europe. On June 1st Jean-Michel Gaffé has been appointed President of Quad Europe. His first main mission as President will be to build Quad Europe’s position as a marketing…
Bitcoin’s Biggest Corporate Backer Invests Another $500 Million As Crypto Prices Crash

Bitcoin’s Biggest Corporate Backer Invests Another $500 Million As Crypto Prices...

Topline Two weeks after announcing a debt offering to fund the investment, business analytics firm MicroStrategy, which owns more bitcoin than any other corporation in the world, has spent nearly $500 million to acquire more of the world’s largest cryptocurrency—taking advantage of crashing prices Monday morning despite warning of a significant loss to come as…
Cannes Lions: Starbucks’ story of transgender person’s name change wins gold for Iris

Cannes Lions: Starbucks’ story of transgender person’s name change wins gold...

Starbucks campaign “What’s your name?”, which started life as the winner of Channel 4’s Diversity in Advertising award, has won its creator, Iris London, a gold in the Creative Strategy Lions – one of only three golds awarded. The campaign depicts the key moment for a young transgender person when they try out their new…

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"You're being a moron," Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy said before being called "a little bitch" by Fox Business host Charles Payne on Thursday.
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In Pitch to Go Public, BuzzFeed Redefines Itself As a Tech Company

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BuzzFeed, the digital media company founded on cat videos and which just days ago won its first Pulitzer Prize, announced plans to go public via a SPAC on Thursday — and in one neat move, redefined itself as a tech rather than a content company. The reason for that was simple and clearly laid out…
Arkan Sports and Punjab Green face off in national cricket final

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article author: Rashid HassanThu, 2021-06-24 17:39 RYADH: Arkan Sports Club and the Punjab Green Cricket Club will meet in the final of the National Cricket Championship 2021 on Friday at the NOFA Resort. The final of the competition, which was launched by the Saudi Arabian Cricket Federation (SACF) in partnership with the Sports For All Federation (SFA),…
Media Briefing: How sports publishers are handling this year’s Olympics

Media Briefing: How sports publishers are handling this year’s Olympics

In this week's Media Briefing, publishing reporter Sara Guaglione covers how sports publishers have had to adapt their coverage plans and ad sales strategies for this year's Olympics. The post Media Briefing: How sports publishers are handling this year’s Olympics appeared first on Digiday.