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Here’s why Warren Buffett says to ‘run a lousy business’

Warren Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, is anything but lousy: In 2017, it generated net income of $44.94 billion. But there […]

Tyson Foods investment arm backs another lab-grown meat manufacturer

Jonathan Shieber @jshieber  The venture investment arm of massive meat manufacturer Tyson Foods  is continuing its push into potential alternative methods of poultry […]

Got a Problem? Turn It Into a Business Like These 15 Companies

For budding startups or aspiring unicorns, here’s a word of advice: Find a consumer pain point and address it. Companies […]

Legal tech is opening the system to those who need legal representation the most

 Jane (whose name changed for privacy purposes) had been living with her elderly mother for more than 20 years in […]

5 Things You Must Know Before Launching an Initial Coin Offering

By now you’ve probably heard of an ICO, or Initial Coin Offering, and know that it’s an innovative way for blockchain startups to […]

MIT’s latest invention pulls clean drinking water out of thin air

For people in the world without easy access to drinkable water, the idea of being able to pull it straight […]

Benchmark just funded Chainalysis, the crypto intelligence company that helped crack the Mt. Gox case

When the virtual currency exchange Mt. Gox collapsed into bankruptcy in 2014 following the disappearance of hundreds of thousands of […]

Blood test can detect eight cancers in early stages which could save half a million lives every year

CancerSEEK is a blood test that detects tiny amounts of DNA and proteins released into the bloodstream from cancer cells. This […]

Spider silk startup Bolt Threads closes on $123 million in Series D funding

Bolt Threads, the  startup making spider silk from microbugs, has raised a giant $123 million Series D round of funding. As we reported in November, […]

Novogratz, others invest in CNET founder’s new blockchain venture

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former macro hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz is one of several investors in […]

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