AllGo is a Yelp-like app that reviews how fat-friendly restaurants and other public spaces are

Several leaders of the body positivity movement, including Roxane Gay and Tess Holiday, are publicly supporting the upcoming app.

Career inspiration: 15 emerging jobs growing fastest in the US

Looking for a new job in 2018? Coding gigs are hot, but you don't have to love math or science to get in on an emerging career area. Here are ideas and some smart advice.

Should your dog be eating home-delivered, human-grade dog food?

What you feed your pet can say a lot about your own food philosophy.

5 ways female entrepreneurs can thrive in a man’s startup world

How to fight sexism in business and get ahead — without a fake male co-founder.

New York City bodega workers on whether they feel threatened by 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.

Are long hours the secret to success? Here’s how to maximize your productivity to get ahead at work.

Americans are putting in longer hours — but that can backfire.

Attention, budding entrepreneurs! 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.

Here's why Uber is on track to lose $3 billion in 2016

Not helping: New reports of self-driving Uber cars abruptly crossing bike lanes and running red lights.

Exclusive: Cheddar taps Eric Harris, former 'BuzzFeed' exec, as COO

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

This Co-Living Space of the Future Is for Kids Who Never Want to Grow Up

The home of the future will have lots of roommates and room service.


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.

Someone Has Finally Invented a Belt to Make You Stop Eating

Welcome to the future!

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.

Why Do We Mock Aspiring Musicians and Revere Entrepreneurs?

Being a musician is about more than making music.

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

Investors care more about gender than ideas.


7 Successful Businesses Started Over a Couple of Beers

A bit of alcohol can pump up the creative juices.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

This One Type Of Startup Fails the Most

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.