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If you do a simple Google search, you’ll find that the creator of bitcoin is a guy named Satoshi Nakamoto. Dig a little deeper though, and you’ll find an endless maze of mysticism surrounding this figure. So who or what is Satoshi Nakamoto and why should you even care? Let’s get to the bottom of it.
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SunEdison, once a Wall Street renewable energy darling, has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. While the industry has shown no signs of trouble, expanding in too many directions at once and falling into debt in order to finance acquisitions has toppled the energy giant.
The idea of crowdfunding is quite tempting: as soon as you register your project on a crowdfunding platform, the backers will give you all the funding you need. Sounds great, doesn’t it? But let’s be realistic here.
Sometimes it’s not enough to release an awesome promo video and collect $35 million in pre-orders. You need to have a working product — something that Lily Robotics did not.
How do you sell something nobody really needs without anyone noticing? Juicero may be the answer.. Will it exist for long?
Nowadays, it’s difficult for startups to practice economical responsibility. Investors insist on growth, competitors offer more perks and money is being thrown at you round by round – all this encourages spending, and visibly successful startups crash regularly. BrandYourself stopped burning through $300,000 per month and turned profits with the involvement of their staff and without any layoffs. It is quite the success story.
A story about how you can make money from your love for animals. If you don’t know how to monetize your dog passion, just watch this investory; it might direct you towards your future business.
If you have an idea but don’t have the money to implement it, ask for funding. Who should you ask? Everyone!
Electric cars are old news. It’s time to invest in new technologies. AIRPod, a compressed-air vehicle, is coming to town!
Curt Schilling started a video gaming company called 38 Studios with the aim of creating the best game available. Inexperience and the inability to listen to professionals cost Schilling his business, his money and his dream.
The new project from Google’s founder, Larry Page, is a great example of a new business and could be a good investment possibility.
Living in the city is tough sometimes, especially for work-driven Millennials. One company offers a respite away from it all.
When Sequoia Capital agrees to support a startup, it is almost guaranteed that the company’s products will be a hit. Its stock will turn into gold and the investors will gain significant profits. Sequoia's formula for success is a spot-on approach to choosing investment projects and believing in your venture partners.
Kickstarter campaign managers often make mistakes. Sometimes, many mistakes. It prevents good projects getting funding – or to achieve the desired results when the money is collected.
Sometimes the next new thing is a long forgotten old thing. Young Russian startup rockets up with a filmstrip projector.
Fidget Spinners are a popular spinning toy made of plastic or metal that spins around on a bearing. It is year’s toy of choice for teenagers around the world. Did you know that there also is a story of Shakespearian proportions behind it?
Sometimes, to make money out of nowhere, you don’t need to do anything. The Russian startup Displair developed a cold fog display and obtained big investments for its development. However, big money spoiled a big dream yet again.
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Good startup ideas are often in plain view, but the difficulties of real life do not allow them to come into fruition. Why? Here are some real life examples.
It’s a tough hill to climb, but if you can earn the viewers, YouTube can be a money maker for you.
Still manually entering your hashtags? That’s sooooo last century. Automatically choose the most relevant hashtags for your posts with MyTager, and attract more views and likes - instantly.
Hate cleaning up after your dog goes to the bathroom? Find out how to turn your puppy’s excrements into brown gold.
The Galanis family seemed like the Corleone family of investment frauds when John Galanis and his sons Jason, Jared, and Derek took control of Gerova Financial Group. So, how did it all come undone?
Why paid copies of a product are more secure than investors of Silicon Valley
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What happens to big online media companies that gawk at big people.
Quirky became a startup darling for its community invention model. Where did it all go wrong?
For a decade, illegal streaming service Grooveshark thought it could swim with major music sharks. They couldn’t have been more wrong.
Vegans and Silicon Valley alike were duped into the vegan mayo craze. How did it happen? Meet Josh Tetrick.
The Fidget Cube is one of the more recent crowdfunded toys for adults. With that simple concept in mind, here are some other ideas you might find yourself funding soon enough.
The issues of immortality and eternal youth always occupied the minds of successful people of the most various epochs. Unfortunately, those issues remained unsolved. Until today. From now on the rules of the game change forever.
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