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The Mindset and Skills You Need To Hire Your First Employee (and the RIGHT one)

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:02:00 -0500

The biggest bottleneck of any young business is the founder. When you first start out, you manage all the tasks yourself. Creativity and business are constantly in a tug-of-war. If, however, you get very good at what you do, eventually the business starts to take-off.


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Why Amazon Will Now Sell Apple TV And Google Chromecast

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:06:00 -0500

Amazon will start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast on its site - following a two-year ban. Here's why.


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Forget Run-Of-The-Mill Networking -- Here's How To REALLY Make Meaningful Professional Connections

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:54:00 -0500

Networking is a necessary evil. But here's how you can break out of boring events and make professional connections that count.


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Two Kolkatans Meet At Indiana's Purdue University; Launch Y Media Labs In Silicon Valley, Part I

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:21:00 -0500

Y Media Labs is a top-rated consumer app development company based in Silicon Valley. Although co-founders Sumit Mehra and Ashish Toshniwal grew up two miles apart in Kolkata, India, they first met on the campus of Purdue University in the U.S.


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Two Kolkatans Meet At Purdue University; Launch Y Media Labs, Part II: Visa Advice

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:19:00 -0500

Sumit Mehra and Ashish Toshniwal are the co-founders of Y Media Labs, a top-rated consumer app development company based in Silicon Valley. Immigrants from India, they obtained H-1B visas and share visa application best practices.


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6 Ways To Ramp Up Retail Sales This Holiday Season

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:56:00 -0500

Here are six ways you can ramp up your holiday retail sales this year.


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How To Take Your Next Step This Holiday Season

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:46:00 -0500

We are all feeling the stress of the holidays but let's focus on the positive. Now is the time to take stock of the year and think about what you achieved. What are your goals for next year? Here are some tips on how to stay on track and keep moving forward this holiday season.


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FCC Ignores Americans' Wishes, Fake Comments And Repeals Net Neutrality--But It's Not Over Yet

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:43:00 -0500

The FCC has voted to repeal 2015 'net neutrality' rules that the vast majority of Americans and internet experts want to keep, but voters' fight for the future is just heating up.


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Why Being An 'Industry Outsider' Can Be An Advantage

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:31:00 -0500

Starting over in a completely foreign industry doesn't need to be a setback. Take a closer look at how your experiences and skills developed from one industry can make you a major disruptor in another.


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Get Excited, Your Paradise Founders Revealed Plans For Another Private Island Festival

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:22:00 -0500

We got the inside scoop along with exclusive photos from this year's event.


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Unicorn Traffic Jam: How To Evaluate The Venture Company Backlog In 2018

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:36:00 -0500

With a growing backlog of highly valued venture-backed companies and some underwhelming performances by Blue Apron and Snap on the public markets, investors and entrepreneurs should follow this advice to avoid getting caught in startup exit purgatory.


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Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Might Mean More Woman Partners

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:59:00 -0500

Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill is shaping up to encourage professional firms to make more partners.


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Some Last Minute Gift Ideas That Make Solid Financial Sense

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:50:00 -0500

Don't just give a sweater this year. Give a gift that is thoughtful and could also be financially savvy!


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Failure Is Not A "Lesson Learned," It Is An Excuse

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:46:00 -0500

The phrase “You have to fail, to succeed,” has been a powerful motivator for some, and I fear a hindering crutch for millions of people who have lost sight of success. Here’s why successful business owners should never accept failure.


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7 Tips For Women 50+ Eager To Start A Business

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:20:00 -0500

To start a business in midlife, prospective women entrepreneurs should follow this advice from experts Kerry Hannon and David Deeds.


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Snapchat Just Opened The Augmented Reality Floodgates - A Smart Move?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:54:00 -0500

Snapchat has just launched a tool that means anyone can create an AR lens for the app. Has the ghost app everyone but Facebook and Google want to succeed just made a huge mistake for short-term money?


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15 Technology Companies to Watch in 2018

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:40:00 -0500

All signs point towards an exciting and innovative 2018 for the tech sector. Here are 15 awesome technology companies to watch in 2018.



Branded Giveaways And Other Promotional Products: Do They Still Have An Impact?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:43:00 -0500

With so many marketers focused online these days, branded promotional products are not as popular as they once were. But recent studies show they still have a big impact on customers.


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The 'Salesforce Of Pot' Just Raised $8 Million To Expand in California

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:30:00 -0500

Baker, a CRM platform for the cannabis industry, has raised its Series A round. The company overcame fundraising challenges inherent in the marijuana space thanks to its strong metrics, even wooing Silicon Valley VC firms.


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How This 30-Year-Old Went From Managing His Family's Grocery Business To Raising $147 Million

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:23:00 -0500

From a young age George Bousis was being groomed to take over the family business. In his role Bousis was looking to develop a gift card for his family’s grocery business. Bousis found that nearly 10% of all gift cards go unused each year, and thought there must be a better way to save those dollars


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Will Tax Cuts Really Grow The Economy? Judge For Yourself

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:11:00 -0500

It's hard to disagree with James Pethokoukis of AEI, who said on December 7, “Republicans shouldn’t expect tax cuts to pay for themselves. Or even come close.”



3 Reasons Corporate Wellness Failed -- And How To Change The Game

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:45:00 -0500

Wellness isn’t seen as a strategic part of culture creation that can increase engagement and ultimately lead to a company’s success. It’s a check-the-box, unimportant thing that ends up buried at the bottom of a long list of employee perks.


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Allbirds, How To Take A Leap Of Faith To Success

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:33:00 -0500

Faith. It is belief without proof, and irrational by definition. And required for progress.


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The One Business Metric You Can't Afford To Ignore

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

The one driver of any business is closing sales day in, day out.


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Earth To Pai: Millions Of Pro-Repeal Comments Likely Used Stolen Identities

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Data suggests that between two and seven million anti-net neutrality comments may've used the names and emails of Americans who want real answers from the FCC today--but seemingly not the rules' repeal.


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Is There Life After Television? Or How To Leave A Career You Love

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:47:00 -0500

Many people spend their lives getting into and then advancing in the career of their dreams. A road map is good, but you also need an exit strategy …


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How This Obscure Chinese Firm Is Clinching A World Lead In Smartphone Displays

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:30:00 -0500

BOE Technology, a $7.4 billion company from Beijing, is overtaking established rivals to become a top global supplier of display panels for phones, monitors and television sets.


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Tech Execs Share Best Inside Tips For CES Planning

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:20:00 -0500

Tech players discuss their top methods for navigating CES. See how they compare with your own strategy so you can crush it at this year's show.


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Women-Led Startups Could Grow India's Economy By 60%, But Obstacles Remain For Female Founders

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:29:00 -0500

India’s GDP could increase anywhere between 16% to 60% by 2025 if more women participated in the workforce and contributed to economic growth.


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Packers QB Aaron Rogers Returns, Dropping The Injury Laden NFC On Its Head

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:04:00 -0500

Rodgers’ return, coming on the heels of the season-ending injury suffered by Eagles quarterback and MVP front-runner Carson Wentz, suddenly changes the entire dynamic of the NFC as teams jockey for playoff positions. Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.


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Want A Job In 2018? Your Best Bet Is Taiwan

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:00:00 -0500

Taiwan topped ManpowerGroup's employment forecast for the first quarter of 2018. A boom in fintech and brisk iPhone orders are creating a demand for the slew of new work crews.


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'Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy': Another Conscious Capitalist Joins The Fight Against Short-Termism

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:35:00 -0500

Ron Shaich, co-founder of Panera, recently resigned from the popular bakery chain to work against short-term thinking in capital markets. He joins in the Conscious Capitalism movement, including Whole Foods' John Mackey, in his quest. The benefit corporation structure may be the tool they need.


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The Tech Exec Blazing A Trail For Women In Weed

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:31:00 -0500

Can women break through the glass ceiling in the cannabis industry? Meet an executive inside the "Salesforce of Pot" who thinks so.


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Woman-Led 'Drybar For Botox' Chain Alchemy 43 Grows -- With Drybar Founders' Backing

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:18:00 -0500

Founder Nicci Levy recently closed a $3.2 million seed round for Alchemy 43, with backers including Kirsten Green's venture capital firm Forerunner Ventures and -- perhaps appropriately -- Drybar's Alli Webb and her brother and cofounder Michael Landau.


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10 Ways You're Wasting Your Content Marketing Budget

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:07:00 -0500

In my experience, many entrepreneurs and marketers are wasting a good chunk of their content marketing budget on inefficient processes and missed opportunities. Here are 10 of the most common mistakes I see.


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Women In The Kitchen Are Not Always A Sexist Cliché

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:46:00 -0500

Pineapple Collaborative brings women together around good food. Pineapple is building a powerful community through curated events where women can connect with female food leaders to inform, support and celebrate one another.


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Why Leaders Must Defend The Soul Of Their Organization Above All Else

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:38:00 -0500

If 2017 has taught us anything, it's that leaders must begin fighting for the very souls of the organizations they represent. Here's why.


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How A Navy SEAL And His Business Partner Are Transforming The Way People Connect

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:22:00 -0500

I was recently introduced to a retired Navy SEAL, Boyd Renner, and his business partner, Patrick Duffy, co-founders of Endeavor Life Sciences. Endeavor invents, produces, and distributes, world-first products to help people stay emotionally connected to what matters most to them in life.


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Small Business Groups Prefer Senate Tax Cut, But Don't Exactly Love It

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:15:00 -0500

When it comes to getting a tax cut for pass-through companies, small-business trade groups refuse to let the perfect be the enemy of the good.


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Tis' The Season To Stress: An Expert's Tips On Surviving The Pre-Holiday Sprint

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:55:00 -0500

The holidays, while celebratory, are often riddled with stress. I talked to a leadership coach on how some of the most successful people manage to find balance amidst the chaos, especially leading up to the holidays.


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Four Questions To Help Futureproof Your Company

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:43:00 -0500

Leaders looking to survive and even get out ahead of future technology-driven industry disruption must plot a course beyond today's trends and demands, and focus on futureproofing your business. Specifically, you must ask these four pivotal questions.


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How To Turn Empty Jargon Into Powerhouse Copy

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:30:00 -0500

Every industry has its own jargon—those words that get repeated but don’t mean much. But if you’re using them with potential clients, you’re hurting your business. Empty words have no place in your brand if you’re actually trying to succeed. This week, I walk through how to punch up your copy.


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How To Raise Capital When Your Company Does Well By Doing Good

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:17:00 -0500

Repeated, rounds of funding can take you from an idea to a flourishing multi-million dollar company. It helps if your dream includes a social purpose.


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The Top Seven Startups For Souped-Up Senior Care

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:10:00 -0500

From VR for grannies to solving hand tremors, these startups are where it's at in senior innovation.


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Being True To Yourself: Success Without Compromise

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:07:00 -0500

How do you bring your authentic self to work and connect with co-workers who don’t look like you?


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How Silicon Valley Can Fix Its Fraud Problems

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:33:00 -0500

To combat fake news, harassment and phishing scams, entrepreneurs are working on tools to help companies keep their users safe.


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How Tim Ferriss Specifically Uses His Journal To Achieve Huge Goals

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:33:00 -0500

It was through the process of creating a tribe of mentors, learning from them, applying what he learned, and ultimately creating a book that Tim was able to come out the other side.


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The Battle For Supremacy In The Music Streaming Space And What It Means For Marketers

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:16:00 -0500

While the battle for supremacy in the music streaming industry rages on, many opportunities for marketers are at the ready, if you know where to look.


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More Than Money: 5 Views On The Future Of Employee Compensation

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:45:00 -0500

It takes more than money, honey. Five leaders discuss the balance of pay and perks needed to lure — and retain — the best of the future talent market.


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Re-Thinking The Future Of Work: Six Priorities For The Gig Economy

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:45:00 -0500

In a world where workers are rethinking how they balance the flexibility independence offers against the security of traditional employment, how do we create a future of work that works for everyone?


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How To Take Control Of Your Own Leadership Positioning

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:30:00 -0500

Think through your target, frame of reference, benefit to that target and reason for your target to believe you.


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Three Steps CEOs And Founders Can Take To Start Getting Diversity Right

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Diversity isn't a buzzword, it's a goal to strive for. And it starts with knowing you're not the expert.


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Bizzabo Raises $15 Million Growth Round To Shape The Future of Professional Events

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Event Success Platform Bizzabo, announced the close of a $15 million round of equity funding, led by Pilot Growth Equity. The investment brings Bizzabo’s total funding to $30 million, in support of its goal to revolutionize the industry with its unique event cloud technology.


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California Taxes Already Prompt Moving Then Selling, No Deduction Could Mean Exodus

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:55:00 -0500

Moving to avoid California's taxes is already a big trend. Just imaging if state income taxes are no longer deductible.


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How To Succeed In A Male-Dominated Profession: 5 Tips From A Top Industrial Designer

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:04:00 -0500

As a leading industrial designer with her own firm, Nichole Rouillac has faced gender discrimination throughout her career. Here, she offers advice on how women can thrive in a male-dominated industry.


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10 British Businesses Set To Change The Face Of SME Banking

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:23:00 -0500

A new prize fund for innovators in SME banking finance has picked 10 winners it expects to transform the marketplace



Meet The Cofounders Scaling Coding Skills Across Lebanon

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:22:00 -0500

The Lebanon-based coding bootcamp SE Factory has trained five cohorts of highly skilled web developers, and secured job placement for 90% of them. Cofounders Fadi Bizri and Zeina Saab share their expansion plans for the program, and how they've built a strong business partnership along the way.


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Why The Rise Of The Side Hustle Is Changing The Future Of Australians

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:14:00 -0500

Australians of all ages are taking control of their financial situation by taking on a side hustle.


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Find Purpose With A Career In Social Change

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:45:00 -0500

Are you seeking deeper purpose in your profession? Perhaps a career in social change is the next right move for you.


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Here's How One Entrepreneur And Writer Creates His Most Viral Articles

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:32:00 -0500

Failure is not always a rite of passage. Don't get rejected if you don't have to.


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U.S. SEC Stops 'Munching' Munchee's ICO After Reg Concerns Raised

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:06:00 -0500

As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) halts an initial coin offering (ICO) in San Francisco-based Munchee Inc., a blockchain-based food review service that sought to raise $15 million, SEC Chairman Clayton has issued a statement on the cyptocurrency and ICO markets for 'Main Street'.


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Hackers/Founders' Jonathan Nelson Says Venture Capital Is Broken. His Answer? An Ethereum-Based Fund

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:00 -0500

Hackers/Founders' Jonathan Nelson recently launched Hack, a new venture capital fund on the blockchain. It's a risky bet for an investors, but an intriguing way for startups in emerging markets to access seed capital.


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Core Values: If You Have Them, Are You Really Living Them?

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:59:00 -0500

Company core values are discussed more than ever before, but only truly great companies take their values to heart. At imageOne, our core values have guided our growth and resulted in retaining top talent, stronger client relationships and rising profits.


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Three Tips For Finding Your Way Out Of A Personal Or Professional Rut

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:03:00 -0500

We all find ourselves stuck in a rut from time to time. Here's how to find your way out.


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Entrepreneur Risks Everything To Launch Maternity Wardrobe Service And Make Her Family Proud

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:19:00 -0500

Jenny Leung left a lucrative career in the corporate world to start up and innovative subscription service of professional maternity wear.


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Stuck In The Work And Life Balancing Act? Focus On Progress

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:54:00 -0500

Is there hope for the work-life equation, or is it time to let it go?


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Creating Company Culture: It's The Incentives, Stupid

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:22:00 -0500

Incentives drive behavior, and behavior spawns culture. Do your company’s incentives align with your code of ethics? Or is the code of ethics something that managers must simply pay lip service to while they attend to the real business of the organization?


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For Tax Matters Use The United States Postal Service And Don't Cut It Too Close

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:52:00 -0500

When facing tax deadlines, particularly with the Tax Court, don't cut it close and use the United States Postal Service all the way through.


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5 Factors That Can Make Or Break Your Marketing Strategy

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:48:00 -0500

The marketing strategy for a given brand can be the difference between success and failure. But just like everything else in life there's a right way and a wrong way to go about it.


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Russia's Secret Plan To Win The Winter Olympics (Without Doping)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:13:00 -0500

Following allegations of doping, Russia has been banned as a national competitor from the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in South Korea in 2018. But Russia might still have a card up its sleeve. Cartoon by Joe Heller.


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The Perfect Storm For Small Business Loan Approvals In 2018

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:42:00 -0500

A strong economy during President Trump’s first year in office, combined with less restrictive regulation of the banking industry, and rising interest rates have created an atmosphere ripe for small business lending.


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Want To Be Happier In 2018? Spend More Money

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:27:00 -0500

If you’re coming to the end of 2017 bemoaning the fact that you weren’t able to accomplish a fraction of what you had intended to over the past year, there’s a way to make sure that doesn’t happen in 2018. Spend more money.


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Steve Bannon And Breitbart Tried To Sink Twitter For A Year: Report

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:22:00 -0500

Another bombshell Buzzfeed investigation has revealed emails suggesting Bannon and other alt-right heavies sought to weaken the platform over its push-back.


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The Political And Communal Power Of Dinnertime

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:11:00 -0500

Around the country, activists and chefs are using food and the age-old tradition of gathering for a meal as the stage for civic engagement.


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Why America's Special Ops Command Is Recruiting Disruptors

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:09:00 -0500

U.S. Special Command looks to Tampa's ecosystem to solve problems.


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How To Become An Influencer: 10 Tips For Success

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:53:00 -0500

Everyone wants to be an influencer these days. Here's how to actually do it.


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How To Create A Customer-Obsessed Company Like Netflix

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:12:00 -0500

What can aspiring customer-centric companies learn from Netflix’s achievements? Can startups compete with the industry goliaths who can afford to put their customer obsessions front and center?


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Watch Out Jimmy Choo, Luxury Shoes Are Going Vegan

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:00:00 -0500

The demand for cruelty-free, sustainable, stylish footwear is growing, and socially conscious entrepreneurs are wowing consumers with ethical alternatives to major brands.


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Alternatives Rising: California's Three Bell Capital

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:58:00 -0500

Three Bell Capital ranked #1 on the Top 100 Emerging Wealth Management Firms by RIA Channel.


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Beyond Bitcoin - The Real Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Global Finance

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:50:00 -0500

Bitcoin is capturing lots of attention, but the sustainable, scalable entrepreneurial opportunities in financial networks can be seen in India's Aadhaar



Why Are You In Business? A Year-End Reflection

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:43:00 -0500

The Holidays are a great time to reflect on the past year. Businesses typically do their planning, starting by looking at the variances in plan. But this financial analysis may mask the underlying purpose of business, which is to improve the lives of everyone the business touches.


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Rocks vs Sand: Lessons on Entrepreneurship with Jamie O'Banion, Co-Founder of Beauty Bioscience

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:36:00 -0500

When Jamie O’Banion turned 10 years old, her father, Dr. Terry James, invited her on a business trip to his new skincare lab in Germany. Jamie’s unofficial MBA – a “master’s in beauty administration,” as she calls it – began.


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Female Entrepreneurs: Here's Why You Need To Hit That Off Button This Holiday Season

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:36:00 -0500

It is why you should make taking a break this December a top priority. Not only will stepping back from your business mean wonders for your self-care and stress levels but it can actually help your business grow.


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19 Crimes Wine Is An Amazing Example Of Adult Targeted Augmented Reality

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:18:00 -0500

How harnessing AR helped a novelty wine brand grow volume sales by 70%.


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Successful Tips for Leading Your Team Through Change

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:13:00 -0500

Whether you’re thinking about a small or massive change for your team, here are three strategies for how to navigate it successfully.



The Dangers Of Keeping Multiple Accounting Books For Your Business -- And How To Fix It

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:03:00 -0500

Having one set of clear, concise, and complete accounting records is the only way to get an accurate picture of your company’s finances. Here are four reasons why some companies don’t—is yours one of them?


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How Small Businesses Can Integrate Machine Learning Into Their Model

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

Now is a great time for SMBs to use machine learning to give their businesses a leg up.


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Meet The Startup Connecting Local Designers With Manufacturers Around The World

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

If you’ve ever shopped at a local boutique, then you know the joy of finding a unique piece of clothing that doesn’t exist anywhere else. But where do these unique items come from? MakersValley making it easy for local designer to manufacture these high-quality, unique pieces of clothing.


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Tory Burch Foundation Teaches Women How To Grow Their Businesses

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:46:00 -0500

Starting a business is challenging and good advice is hard to find. I asked Désirée Younge, Vice President at the Tory Burch Foundation what she advises the women in their entrepreneurship program. She explains how to pitch so VCs listen, and much more.


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SAPVoice: When Corporate Anti-Bodies Attack Innovation, This Is How Banks Fight Back

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:30:00 -0500

Why AI, machine learning and other technology advancements aren’t all bad for society, and how established financial institutions can learn to innovate.


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The Ultimate Holiday Wish List For Career Women

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:20:00 -0500

10 things you deserve this holiday season to advance your career and achieve gender equality.


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14 Ways Modern Entrepreneurs Can Achieve Business Success

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Creating a lasting business requires more than just a good idea. You need to do your research.


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Generous 401(k) Matches Helped Scott Scherr Build The Ultimate Software Stock

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:00 -0500

From generous 401k matches to fully covered healthcare and unlimited paid time off, Ultimate Software CEO Scott Scherr has created one of Wall Street's best performing stocks by putting workers first.


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Opinion: Indonesia Needs More Scale-Ups, Not More Startups

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:25:00 -0500

BY NICKO WIDJAJA - With Indonesia at the center of the tech hype in Southeast Asia, it’s important to remember that building a healthy investment ecosystem involves more than spraying cash and praying for startups to scale.


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Vexatious Litigation Penalties Upheld Against The Courtroom Commando

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:59:00 -0500

Ninth Circuit upholds Tax Court sanction against Donald "Mac" MacPherson, the Courtroom Commando.


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