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The female tech founders who won Melinda Gates' $6 million funding competition share their top tips for pitching to investors

The female tech founders who won Melinda Gates' $6 million funding competition share their top tips for pitching to investors

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Last fall, the capital venture firms Microsoft , Mayfield, and Melinda Gates' Pivotal Ventures launched the second Female Founders Competition , awarding $6 million to four...
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The Trump campaign accidentally gave YouTube ad money to Chinese state media

The Trump campaign accidentally gave YouTube ad money to Chinese state media

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Trump campaign is unintentionally funding Chinese and Russian state media outlets by running YouTube ads on their channels, a new study found. At least 22 Trump campaign...
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Here's how the Silicon Valley dream of universal basic income slowly - then suddenly - became a solution for inequality in the US and abroad

Here's how the Silicon Valley dream of universal basic income slowly - then suddenly - became a solution for inequality in the US and abroad

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Andrew Yang will not be speaking at the Democratic National Convention. Yang and his supporters were disappointed by the news. The entrepreneur and former Democratic...
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An Oregon winery doubled down on its brand ambassador program after it had to shut down tasting rooms, and it's keeping customers loyal through the pandemic

An Oregon winery doubled down on its brand ambassador program after it had to shut down tasting rooms, and it's keeping customers loyal through the pandemic

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Willamette Valley Vineyards, Oregon's only publicly-traded wine company, experienced an uptick in sales and hired more people despite the pandemic shutting down a main part of...
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Boston Fed chief: States' rush to reopen slowed US recovery

10 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

A top official at the Federal Reserve criticized the decision by many states to reopen businesses this spring before getting the virus fully under control, and said those...
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Google uses crowdsourced photos to recreate landmarks in 3D for AR/VR

Google uses crowdsourced photos to recreate landmarks in 3D for AR/VR

10 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers have updated a neural rendering technology with the ability to distinguish 3D structures from lighting, using landmark photos shared online.
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More than 10% of Las Vegas mortgage payments late in May

12 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

Las Vegas' mortgage delinquency rate rose again in May after the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the economy, a new report shows.
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Kylie Minogue Launches Provence Rosé Wine-“Like A Getaway In A Bottle”

12 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Kylie Minogue, the Australian singer, launched her second wine today, a Provençal rosé, made on the mediterranean coast of Hyères. It is expected to be a commercial success...
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NHL Records Fall As Tampa Beats Columbus In Fifth Overtime Period

12 minutes ago   |   Forbes

It was eerie sitting in the stands last night at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
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MBS is stamping out the final threat to his rule, bringing an end to his 3-year coup marked by power grabs, forced disappearances, and assassinations

MBS is stamping out the final threat to his rule, bringing an end to his 3-year coup marked by power grabs, forced disappearances, and assassinations

22 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Since becoming Saudi Crown Prince in June 2017, Mohammed bin Salman has moved to eliminate threats to his reputation and rule from activists, journalists, and royals alike. Now...
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Moderna surges 11% after Trump says US government reached deal for 100...

Moderna surges 11% after Trump says US government reached deal for 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that the US government reached a deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine candidate. Shares of Moderna... Read more ...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and can be preordered right now

Microsoft's long-awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone is now available for preorder. Its price starts at $1,400. The Surface Duo has two screens and a 360-degree hinge that... Read more ...

Media Titan Sumner Redstone, Who Made Viacom A Global Empire, Dies At 97

Media Titan Sumner Redstone, Who Made Viacom A Global Empire, Dies At 97

"Content is king," was Redstone's mantra. Known for his shrewd deal-making and public family feuds, the powerful corporate leader reigned over an astonishing wealth of... Read more ...

Owner of Aeropostale, Forever 21, Juicy Couture set to buy Brooks Brothers...

Owner of Aeropostale, Forever 21, Juicy Couture set to buy Brooks Brothers for $325 million

Brooks Brothers announced that Authentic Brands Group and SPARC Group LLC were the winning bidders for the suiting company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last... Read more ...

A train derailed in Scotland, sending plumes of smoke into the air and...

A train derailed in Scotland, sending plumes of smoke into the air and injuring an unknown number of people

A train derailed in Scotland on Wednesday morning, promoting a huge emergency response and injuring an unknown amount of people. The train derailed near near Stonehaven in... Read more ...

Tesla leaps 7% after 5-for-1 stock split makes shares more affordable

Tesla leaps 7% after 5-for-1 stock split makes shares more affordable

Tesla stock rallied as much as 7% in early Wednesday trading after the company revealed a five-for-one stock split scheduled for August 28. Every Tesla shareholder will receive... Read more ...

Meet the 21 biotech startups that top VCs say are poised to take off in the...

Meet the 21 biotech startups that top VCs say are poised to take off in the next 12 months

Business Insider asked 12 top biotech venture capital investors which startups they think are poised to take off in the next 12 months. The biotech startups range in focus from... Read more ...

Salesforce cashed out its Zoom stake last quarter, potentially scoring a...

Salesforce cashed out its Zoom stake last quarter, potentially scoring a 600% return in 14 months

Salesforce sold its Zoom stake last quarter, a regulatory filing revealed this week . Marc Benioff's software titan potentially made as much as $600 million in profit... Read more ...

U.S. Puts Kodak Deal On Hold Amid Scrutiny Of Its Finances

U.S. Puts Kodak Deal On Hold Amid Scrutiny Of Its Finances

The decision to entrust $765 million of taxpayer money to the former maker of photographic equipment raises several questions about the Trump administration's due diligence of... Read more ...

Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and was mentioned on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information... Read more ...