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Transportation

Los Angeles

Everything You Need to Know About Hyperloop

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Since 2013, when Elon Musk released his white paper for an emerging mode of transportation using low air pressure within a tube, companies around the world have answered the call to build the next generation of futuristic transportation. Since that time the speed at…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Innovate Celebrate 2017 Will Be Home to Some Pretty Great Prizes

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’ve ever been to Innovate Celebrate in the past, you know that it’s an entrepreneur’s dream. With mentor sessions, startup competitions, and enough cocktails to make a llama woozy, our annual conference is about supporting and celebrating startup founders and entrepreneurs from around…

Business

How 9 Business Leaders Took In Solar Eclipse

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 1:48 am

The total solar eclipse has come and gone, and hopefully you had a chance to take it in. If you did not, don’t worry NASA has you covered. We were curious to see where some of the top tech titans and luminaries took in…

Space

Albuquerque

This Company Plans to Offer WiFi to Space Tourists

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

Ah, space: The final frontier for a billionaire’s vacation. But while the Mad Men-style space tourism of the 1960s never got off the ground, space tourism in the 2010s looks like a real possibility. And that means one thing: Space tourists will need their…

Entrepreneur

San Francisco

3 Entrepreneurs on the Value of Work Life Balance

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Work life balance is a controversial concept. This is in part because combining work and leisure can result in the blurring of the line that separates both. Does it mean extending a business trip to sneak in personal time? Or does it mean accommodating…

Space

To Infinity and Beyond: How Entrepreneurism Is Making Space Tourism Viable

By | May 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Many entrepreneurs have sought their fortunes through adventures of exploration. Mesopotamian entrepreneurs prospered by expanding their landlocked trade routes east to the Indus Valley (modern-day India) and west to Egypt. Several hundred years later, Phoenician entrepreneurs did so on the open seas, leveraging their…

Space

4 Entrepreneurs Changing the Way We Think About Space Travel

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 10:30 am

In 1969, man walked on the Moon. Since then, we haven’t done much. Sure, man made a few return trip and has viewed a lot further into the universe than ever expected. But as far as space travel is concerned, there hasn’t been much…

Inspiration

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From These 4 Mentorship Stories

By | Feb 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Having a mentor to coach you through the twists and turns of startup life can be invaluable. Even researchers agree that founders who engage with mentors will increase their bottom line. In a study by mentorship program MicroMentor, data shows that “mentored businesses increased their revenue…

Tips & How To’s

12 Books Recommended by Women Entrepreneurs

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 9:05 am

Are you a woman in the startup world? Do you sometimes like hearing about what other women entrepreneurs are reading? There are a lot of books that claim to have the best advice for starting up, being an entrepreneur, creating the perfect business model,…

Lifestyle

Richard Branson Wrote a Poem about Entrepreneurship 

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 11:00 am

For his 65th year on earth, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is taking on 65 challenges – one of which is to write a poem for entrepreneurs. Challenge accepted! Sir Branson wrote a 16-line poem of rhyming couplets, expounding on his views about business….

Failure

Richard Branson’s 5 Lessons on Failure 

By | Sep 8, 2015 at 12:30 pm

You can’t run a company for nearly 50 years without some massively spectacular failures, and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has certainly seen his share. Maybe you’ve heard of the defunct Virgin Cola, but what about Virgin Brides? (A somewhat judgmental name for a…

Psychology

Richard Branson Explains How to Be Happy 

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 11:00 am

Success isn’t what makes him happy, explains Virgin founder Richard Branson in his contribution to Dear Stranger: Letters on the Subject of Happiness (July 2015). To clarify, that means that having a billion dollars, a private island, and your very own Wikipedia page aren’t…

Work-life balance

Richard Branson’s 5 Tips for Work-Life Balance

By | Aug 17, 2015 at 11:36 am

When he’s not busy being the billionaire founder of Virgin Group and its 400 companies, Sir Richard Branson is known to have a bit of fun. You might find him partying with his family on a private island, dressing up like Che Guevara, or…

Startups & Apps

Boston

Wanderu Ground Travel Startup Has Caught the Eye of Richard Branson

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 12:30 pm

A Boston based startup is trying to turn millennials on to the idea of traveling by train and bus. Wanderu has spent the last two years helping people compare train and bus options, and subsequently book travel, in the easiest and most convenient way…

Health

San Francisco

Going to the Doctor Might Never be the Same Again

By | Jun 18, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Video chatting these days is almost as easy as breathing. It’s just always an option and you can connect with somebody who lives virtually anywhere on the planet. Honestly, I think we take it for granted sometimes: it’s insanely astounding. I’m so enthralled with…

Education

These are Blinkist’s top 10 Ranked Entrepreneur Books

By | May 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

I knew plenty of people in high school and college who swore by CliffNotes. To be honest, I never used them myself (what with being an English languages and literature major), but I absolutely see the benefit it provides. There’s a company in Berlin, Germany…

Business

Remembering Steve Jobs in 140 Characters or Less

By | Oct 7, 2011 at 9:50 am

Where were you when you found out? I was in my bedroom, and had just woken up from an early evening nap. After checking the time on my iPhone and turning on my MacBook Pro, I logged in to Twitter to the sad news…