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One Silicon Valley venture firm will invest up to $100,000 in startups founded by college students taking a gap year to become entrepreneurs

One Silicon Valley venture firm will invest up to $100,000 in startups founded by college students taking a gap year to become entrepreneurs

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Early-stage venture firm Contrary Capital announced Tuesday that it will invest up to $100,000 in each of five startups founded by student teams that take a gap year during the...
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THEN AND NOW: How Burger King has changed through the years

THEN AND NOW: How Burger King has changed through the years

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

In 1953, the very first Burger King restaurant opened its doors. Four years later, the chain released its most iconic menu item to date, the Whopper , which is still a menu...
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Outdoor Outfitter REI to lay off 400 retail employees - despite a surge in hiking and camping popularity this summer

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Outdoor apparel and gear retailer REI will lay off 400 store employees this week, according to the Kent Reporter . On April 15, 90% of REI's retail employees were placed on an...
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The top 5 languages everyone is learning on Duolingo right now, and how to sign up for them

The top 5 languages everyone is learning on Duolingo right now, and how to sign up for them

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Tuesday, July 14, marks Bastille Day, recognized by many as the start of the French Revolution, which paved the country's way to independence. It's also a great time to learn a...
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Grant Imahara, the host of 'Mythbusters' and Netflix's 'White Rabbit Project,' has died at the age of 49

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Grant Imahara, the engineer behind multiple Hollywood projects, has died at the age of 49 according to The Hollywood Reporter. Imahara hosted the popular science show...
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The V-shaped recovery is officially dead and we need to avoid scarring

25 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

It's time to get real on the economy if we're to avoid long term scarring
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Balmoral develops offshore wind integrated cable protection solution

27 minutes ago   |   Energy Voice

Engineering firm Balmoral has invested a seven-figure sum in the development of an integrated cable protection system for the multi-million pound global offshore wind market.
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US small business optimism jumped the most since 2016 in June as owners anticipated better sales amid the economic reopening

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

US small business optimism jumped 6.2 points to 100.6 in June, according to the National Federation of Independent Business' survey released Tuesday. Small business sales...
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A Norwegian designer created a $13,500 tiny home office with tinted glass to be a perfect backyard workspace - see inside the Studypod

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Norwegian design studio Livit created a detached home office. It has black tinted glass to makes it easy to work without glare or too much sun. The Studypod starts at...
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Tips for small businesses to survive COVID-19, from a CEO who set up his company amid the 2008 financial crisis and now advises Toyota and Century 21

Tips for small businesses to survive COVID-19, from a CEO who set up his company amid the 2008 financial crisis and now advises Toyota and Century 21

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Jairek Robbins is an entrepreneur, performance coach and motivational speaker who has worked with Century 21, Toyota, and Harvard University, among others. He is author of the...
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A hot primary-care startup backed by General Atlantic just filed to go...

A hot primary-care startup backed by General Atlantic just filed to go public. Here are 5 crucial takeaways from Oak Street's IPO filing

Primary care company Oak Street Health has filed to go public. The company plans to trade under the ticker "OSH," setting itself up to be the second primary care company to go... Read more ...

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck London fintech Lanistar used to...

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck London fintech Lanistar used to raise $19 million at a $190 million valuation

London-based fintech startup Lanistar has raised a £15 million funding round from Milaya Capital. Founded in 2019, Lanistar is building a personal financial management platform... Read more ...

Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Official figures showed GDP grew by 1.8 per cent in May, although it is still nearly a quarter lower than before the draconian coronavirus restrictions were imposed. Read more ...

Graph shows how insignificant the UK's economic growth of 1.8% is

Graph shows how insignificant the UK's economic growth of 1.8% is

The UK's economic growth is actually much smaller than it sounds, with only a tiny uptick in May The UK economy grew by 1.8% in May, it was revealed today - which is good news... Read more ...

Google may put $4 billion into India's Reliance Jio, months after Facebook...

Google may put $4 billion into India's Reliance Jio, months after Facebook invested $5.7 billion

Google is in talks to invest as much as $4 billion into Indian telecoms provider Reliance Jio, according to Bloomberg. Google may announce the investment within weeks, and the... Read more ...

UK's GDP could fall by 13% this year amid threat of second coronavirus...

UK's GDP could fall by 13% this year amid threat of second coronavirus spike, expert warns

Richard Hughes says the UK has suffered an 'exceptional economic shock' due to the pandemic and warned that its GDP is 'going to fall anywhere between 10 and 13 per cent in 2020'. Read more ...

Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app that US officials are...

Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app that US officials are threatening to ban due to its ties to China

TikTok is a short-form video app that's become one of the most popular social platforms among Generation Z . TikTok has more than 2 billion all-time downloads , according to... Read more ...

Ford is livestreaming its highly anticipated 2021 Bronco reveal tonight...

Ford is livestreaming its highly anticipated 2021 Bronco reveal tonight. Here's how to watch

The new Ford Bronco will be officially revealed on the evening of July 13. It won't be just one SUV. Ford is creating an entire line of off-road vehicles with the Bronco... Read more ...

Pundit: Serious concerns over Barcelona flop will see Man Utd avoid move

Pundit: Serious concerns over Barcelona flop will see Man Utd avoid move

Manchester United will not make a move for Barcelona outcast Ousmane Dembele when the transfer window re-opens, according to pundit Steve Nicol. The future of the former... Read more ...

UK's oldest vegetarian restaurant closes doors for good

UK's oldest vegetarian restaurant closes doors for good

Henderson's has shut after trading for 58 years A chain of family-run vegetarian restaurants in Edinburgh have been forced to close due to the financial impact of the... Read more ...