Business Insider raised an additional $12 million of funding earlier this month, with major investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and will be expanding into the U.K., according to the Wall Street Journal.
Michael Wolff of USA Today -- a ubiqu[...]
Jeff Bezos, as he plays himself in interviews, is always giggling and acting like a general loveable goof. I find it pretty hard to hate the guy when he's uttering folksy soundbites like, "A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shin[...]
Videolicious, an app that lets users -- particularly journalists -- create high-quality video reports with mobile phones, has raised $2.25 million from The Washington Post Company, Amazon.com, and The Knight Foundation, among others, according to Tec[...]
Business Insider has had quite a year so far -- founder Henry Blodget was recently profiled in the New Yorker (behind paywall...damn you, Old Media!), where he claimed he was aiming for a Wall Street comeback. A quick Blodget primer: the dude was ess[...]
In a blog post, SV Angel Managing Partner David Lee explains the concept of ‘operating leverage,’ which Lee says is a metric that indicates “your marginal profit – is your revenue leading to growth or are you just running standing still?” So, a compa[...]
Ben Horowitz writes on his blog that the strongest companies are often “cult-like,” only because they are provocative enough “to change what people do every day.” The ideal cultural point is easy to implement, but holds far-reaching consequences.