Sept. 14, 2017

"It's bullshit": New York City bodega workers on the new Bodega startup

Bodegas are an integral part of living in New York City — and employees and patrons were irked by the mini convenience store startup bearing their name.

Aug. 11, 2017

Here's how many hours you should work to be the most successful

Americans are putting in longer hours — but that can backfire.
Feb. 15, 2017

Here's how to get $10,000 to fund your dream startup

Want to win real cash to fund your dream startup? Here's how.
Dec. 20, 2016

Here's just how much money Uber is reportedly hemorrhaging

Not helping: New reports of self-driving Uber cars abruptly crossing bike lanes and running red lights.
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Dec. 2, 2016
Aug. 17, 2016

Exclusive: Cheddar Taps Eric Harris, Former BuzzFeed Executive, as COO

Eric Harris talked to 'Mic' about why business school is no replacement for start-up life.

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Feb. 10, 2016

This Co-Living Space Could Be the Future of Urban Living

The home of the future will have lots of roommates and room service.
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Aug. 3, 2015

One Tweet Shows What Silicon Valley Really Thinks of the People It's Crushing

No one needs laundromats anymore, right? No one who matters, that is. No one rich.
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Jan. 5, 2015
Nov. 20, 2014

These Men Want to Change the World By Making Your Vagina Smell Like Fruit

The inventors say it’s about “personal empowerment.” Here’s why it’s actually just offensive.
April 21, 2014

Why Do We Mock Aspiring Musicians and Revere Entrepreneurs?

Being a musician is about more than making music.

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March 17, 2014

This Surprising Study Shows the Harsh Truth About Succeeding as a Woman in the Startup World

Investors care more about gender than ideas.
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Feb. 26, 2014

7 Successful Businesses Started Over a Couple of Beers

A bit of alcohol can pump up the creative juices.
Oct. 22, 2013

AirBnb Brings $632 Million Windfall to New York City

A recent study found that Airbnb generated $632 million in economic activity for New York City. Are do-it-yourself hospitality and lodging services like this the way of the future?
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Oct. 21, 2013

Inside the Crowdfunding Revolution, and Why You Should Be Part Of It Too

In 2012, crowdfunding transactions exceeded $3 billion. Hundreds of thousands of creative minds are benefiting from this democratic capital funding. Here's why you should too.
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Oct. 18, 2013

5 Examples That Prove Local Governments Can Be Like Startups

Governments are plodding, bureaucratic and allergic to innovation, right? Not so fast. Here are five tips on how local governments can act more like startups, pulled from real examples.

Oct. 17, 2013

NYC Mayor Race: Why NYC's Tech Community Should Be Worried About the Next Mayor

Neither Joe Lhota or Bill de Blasio can fill outgoing Mayor Bloomberg's shoes when it comes to serving the growing NYC startup community.
Oct. 15, 2013

NYC Mayoral Debate: Candidates Need to Focus on the City's Entrepreneurs

Millennials should listen to what NYC mayoral candidates Lhota and de Blasio have to say about small business policy in the upcoming mayoral debates.
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Aug. 15, 2013

The Middle Eastern Country Where Startups Are Thriving Most is Not Israel

It's one that's been in the news a fair amount over the last few days. Luckily the news coming out of Egypt is not all bad.
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Aug. 15, 2013

This One Type Of Startup Fails the Most

Six examples of venture-backed startups that failed to launch, and why.
July 3, 2013

Can This Health Startup Save Thousands of American Lives?

Whether this simple system can help reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections or not is literally the billion-dollar question, to say nothing of tens of thousands of American lives that may be saved.

June 24, 2013

This Fannypack For Boobs Will Be Your New Breast Friend

The Boobypack, Christine "CC" Conrad's brainchild, is the hottest new rave item this year. PolicyMic chatted with her about the amazing product.
June 24, 2013

The Newest Digital Revolution Is Here, and It's Called Crowdfunding

Crowd-funding — a method of raising capital to fund new enterprises and projects, is changing the investment environment, giving everybody a chance to make a social impact.
June 4, 2013

Why is the U.S. So Behind On Crowdfunding Startups?

Europe may be in a severe recession, but they have made it simple for anyone, not only accredited investors, to invest in startups.
May 27, 2013

AirBnB Illegal: NYC Ban Restricts Innovation at Expense of Consumers

New York City's hotel law, which prevents residents from renting out rooms for less than 29 days at a time, should be scrapped. And so should market protectionism.
May 13, 2013

The Last Mile: This Startup Accelerator For Prisoners is Creating the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Prepare to feel both proud and unaccomplished in front of these inspiring entrepreneurs from San Quentin Correctional Facility.

April 25, 2013

Startups, Kickstarter, and the Price of Bullshit (That You Paid For!)

The long-form science journalism site Matter was "acquired" by Medium last week. And you paid for it!
April 15, 2013

Silicon Valley Sex Workers See Huge Business Boom

Well-off techies are no longer the only thriving entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley. These days, sex workers also consider themselves to be entrepreneurs. And in a lot of ways, they are.
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April 12, 2013

Bitcoin Crash Has Deterred the Winklevoss Twins From Investing Heavily in the Online Currency

The Olymic rowers who were famously screwed-over by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg own about $11 million in Bitcoins.
April 11, 2013

Foursquare Investment: Company Gets $41 Million Injection, But is It a Bad Bet?

Foursquare received $41 million from investors today. But three years after debuting, they only made $2 million in revenue in 2012. Is this good money going after bad?