Every week, we bring you the stories of people across the globe—Shopify merchants of all walks of life, at every age, selling everything from gourmet jam to lipstick to guitars. The uniqueness of the businesses run on Shopify and the diversity of the folks who run them is truly inspiring. That’s why we’re tireless about our message: anyone—yes, really, anyone—can start a business. Recently, we spoke to some bright young …Read More
The Revenue Streams of the Five Largest Tech Companies The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. Last year, we published a chart showing that tech companies have displaced traditional blue chip companies like Exxon Mobil and Walmart as the most valuable companies in the world. Here are the latest market valuations for those same five companies: Rank Company Market Cap (Billions, as of May …Read More
The biggest casualty in 2016 was grocery delivery startup PepperTap, which was dubbed the biggest competition to BigBasket last year. BENGALURU: While 2015 was a year of big-ticket funding rounds, 2016 is a year of harsh reality for the country’s startup ecosystem: 212 startups have not survived to see 2017. And the number is 50% higher than last year, when about 140 startups were shut down, according to data analytics …Read More
Should employers have to give pregnant workers a break?
The U.S. Supreme Court term that began in October 2013 was stocked with cases that threatened to limit the President’s power, software patents, campaign-finance laws and affirmative action. After the dust cleared, however, the decisions were surprisingly unanimous (65%) and many hewed closer to the mainstream than critics thought.
Madefire hopes to have a keystone place in the future of comic books and graphic novels, and in the way that artists collaborate and work.
The right person can help you launch your company to new heights. Is your hiring practice strategic, thorough and consistent?
Run a ruler over the 31 most economically significant business clusters in the United Kingdom and what do you find? Well, according to a new report from the Centre for Cities – Industrial Revolutions: Unlocking Potential in the UK’s Thriving Cluster Sector – what you discover is a dynamism that outstrips […]
A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Dan Saks, Co-Founder, President and Co-CEO, AppDirect… “We recognized that there were all of these amazing applications like Box and DocuSign that were emerging in 2009, but we wanted to find a more efficient way to distribute them […]
The GPS and Wi-Fi equipped wristbands are intended for pre-school and primary-school aged children.
How many times does the soda tax have to fail before liberals finally give up on it? To be fair, some people actually like this tax. But that group just doesn’t seem to include many voters.
Geocaching is a popular trend amongst those who consider themselves modern-day explorers. Geocachers basically use GPS devices to hide surprises and/or hunt for small treasures. A typical cache (the “treasure”) might be a small waterproof container. Inside, you’ll find a logbook to enter the date found, and add the signature […]
Stop saying “I’m so busy,” and watch the stress disappear.
Sitting at a computer screen, people often get ‘keyboard courage,’ freely criticizing others without considering ramifications. When this happens to you, here is how to handle it.
This Culver’s franchisee says that continuing to pay employees as his restaurant was being rebuilt was not only the right thing to do, but a smart business move.