Tag: #learning

Where tinned fish is hard currency

Behind prison bars, there’s a strange ecosystem among inmates that involves bartering household goods, drug deals, and surprising debt spirals that can be hard to escape. Author Carl Cattermole explains. It’s not hard to see […]

How long will it take to phase in driverless cars?

Aurora CEO Chris Urmson explains on The Vergecast Aurora CEO Chris Urmson stopped by The Vergecast to discuss the future of self-driving cars with Nilay Patel and Andrew Hawkins. They explore how the industry has evolved over […]

How the tech unicorns of 2019 are doing on the stock market

Check our IPO tracker for a glimpse at the performance of some of the biggest new public companies in tech. After years of only sporadic tech IPOs, the spigot has opened. 2019 will likely be a banner […]

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping

Many venture capital (VC) firms set out with an investment strategy targeting specific kinds of companies — it could be mobility and robotics, deep tech, region-specific startups, or any number of niches and verticals. Vice Ventures is no different, but its focus […]

Making the Manager-to-Entrepreneur Switch? Learn to Delegate Like an Executive

If you’re a former manager founding his or her first company, I’ve got good news and bad news for you. The good news? You know more about startup leadership than most new entrepreneurs. The not-so-good […]

How Businesses Use Instagram Stories

Create Your Own Instagram Adventure Instagram has finally passed the 1 billion user mark. It is a remarkable progress considering that just five years ago, they only had around 130 million users. It is also […]

This is what it really feels like to wake up at 4am everyday

The early bird certainly catches the worm. But what is it doing after lunch rolls around? Dreaming of an afternoon nap or a quiet coffee in the corner, writes Lucy Kippist. For the past 18 […]

My $65k Ecommerce Site Failed…Here’s Why

The allure of setting up your own online retail store is obvious. After all, you have great taste, so why not share it with the world and make some money at the same time? You’ll […]

What makes a successful partnership — lessons from Voucherify

With a shared vision, irrefutable trust, and a skiing trip under their belts, the cofounders of Voucherify demonstrate what kickass cofounder relationships look like and how they’re built. Mike Sedzielewski and Tomasz Pindel first met at […]

Top Tips For Making Your Online Business Thrive

Technology has hugely evolved over the past ten years and continues to evolve throughout our day to day lives. Whereas technology used to be simply about gaming and computers, now it’s grown into so much […]