One 26-year-old Silicon Valley CEO knows a little something about money after starting her first business at the age of 11.
Jessica Mah is a high school drop out and the CEO and co-founder of inDinero, a cloud-based accounting software company that caters to small businesses. InDinero employs 200 staffers, operates out of five offices and reached an eight figure revenue this year.
Three out of four Singaporean millennials want to be entrepreneurs in the next 10 years, according to research by GoDaddy.
In its findings released on Wednesday, the web hosting company found that 74% of Singapore’s millennials plan to create their own business or be self-employed within a decade, exceeding the 50% figure for millennials globally.
A company that aims to help reduce food wastage was recently launched in Los Angeles to sell leftover restaurant food for cheap.
“This new and revolutionary way of dealing with the food waste epidemic problem our planet is suffering from is beneficial for all parts,” BuffetGo founder Emil Rosengren Lolby told the LA Times.
Chenyu Zheng, who is based in San Fancisco, is the artist behind the series of acrylic tech entrepreneur portraits called “Tech Giants Art Project“. She was inspired by these innovative leaders and wanted to instill the same spirit of disruption and creation in her own work.
“These tech entrepreneurs have built products we use daily, persevered to succeed, and fundamentally disrupted the way we communicate, work and live.”
Two years after working for big multinational companies, then 21-year-old Aileen Adalid from the Philippines decided to quit the corporate rat race to become a “digital nomad”. Today, she gets to travel the world while living a sustainable travel lifestyle and earning $5,000 per month through her online ventures.
In an interview with Business Insider, Adalid revealed that she quit her entry-level, $300-a-month job at Deutsche Bank in 2013 and used her $600 savings to venture out away from the confines of office buildings.
Few things are more inspiring than Silicon Valley’s startup scene, but every now and then, startup dreams can turn into absolute nightmares. One woman recently shared her horrible experience working at a startup on Medium complete with late paychecks, forged pay stubs, and employees lending up t0 $50,000 to the CEO to cover expenses.
Penny Kim is a digital marketer from Dallas, Texas. Back in May 2016, she moved to Silicon Valley to take a job at a startup where she worked until August — the point she realized it was all a scam.
The $1 billion deal appears like an easy purchase to relax the struggling business, but behind scenes like this are people who navigate the challenging terrain of deal-closing and cultural-advising.
One 25-year-old is paving the way as a pioneering women in venture capital and entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Asia.
Pocket (Yiqing) Sun has accomplished much for someone her age having graced the cover of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in Venture Capital and Finance and becoming the youngest person in LinkedIn 2015 Top Voices in VC & Entrepreneurship
Kobe Bryant doesn’t just own it on the basketball court, he puts it down at ping pong too.
The legendary basketball star recently shot an ad for a Chinese food delivery startup called Ele.me. Though he initially sucks at ping pong at the start of the commercial, Bryant pulls through at the end of the match with an incredible comeback.
Pokémon Go lovers unite! Thanks to a new dating service called Pokédates, players can now find love while they’re out finding Pokémon.
Pokédates arranges single Pokémon Go players to meet up with each other at augmented reality destinations in the game, otherwise known as Pokéstops and gyms.
Internet access to some parts of the world is either extremely limited or non-existent. It’s no secret that the Philippines has one of the worst Internet services in the world.
However, there are now free sponsored Wifi hotspots in stores across the Philippines to help with the country’s incredibly slow and unbelievably expensive Internet problem. A startup called Wifi Interactive Network (WIN) is on a mission to bring Internet to the masses using a novel business model.
A Chinese startup, which gave the all-too-common Q & A website formula a brilliant twist, has successfully secured a valuation of $100 million just 24 days after launching.
Fen Da is an app that takes inspiration from Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” (or AMA), where featured guests (celebrities, politicians etc.) answer questions posted by online users in a live format. The difference is the integration of a payment system that would reward both the users and responders, reported Forbes.