Maren Costa and Emily Cunningham, the two fired Amazon tech workers at the center of a PR firestorm, spoke to Business Insider about their experiences at the ecommerce giant. Costa and Cunningham were leaders of an internal group of Amazon …Read More »
Tech legend John Chambers says the next 2 to 3 quarters will be 'very brutal' due to the COVID-19 crisis: Up to 45% of startups 'will disappear in the next two years'
Tech legend John Chambers warns that the next two to three quarters will be “very brutal” for startups due to the coronavirus crisis. The former Cisco CEO projected that 30% to 45% of startups “will disappear in the next two …Read More »
Everything we know about HHS Protect, a secretive government project with Peter Thiel's Palantir that helps brief Trump's coronavirus task force
A secretive project at the US Department of Health and Human Services is working with technology companies to collect and analyze data related to the novel coronavirus. Dubbed “HHS Protect,” the effort tracks information from around the country about coronavirus …Read More »
Travel blog by Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) – Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) – Maybe it was the stress of living in New York City, the late-night noises, trains, buses, helicopters, and the constant drum of never-ending noise. Maybe it …Read More »
You can find your Audible wish list from the main toolbar, which is at the top of any page on the site. The way you access and add to your wish list, however, will vary slightly depending if you’re using …Read More »
Goldman Sachs-backed payments unicorn Flywire is cutting 12% of its workforce amid the coronavirus pandemic
Boston-based finance startup Flywire is to cut 12% of its workforce amid the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider understands that 60 employees have been laid off as part of the decision, with another 3% of the workforce being moved to part-time …Read More »
A YouTube micro influencer shares his exact monthly income in April and how the coronavirus has affected his business
Jimmy Ton, a microinfluencer who runs a tech-review YouTube channel with 25,000 subscribers, shared how much money YouTube paid him in April. Many YouTube creators have experienced a decline in direct-ad-revenue rates from the platform in recent weeks, likely because …Read More »
Released in 2001, the GameCube followed the N64 and brought an impressive library of titles with it. It featured one of the best controller designs of all time (which is still used by dedicated Switch players today) but faltered due …Read More »
UK fintech startup Countingup used this pitch deck to raise $5 million bridge funding from ING Ventures in the middle of the pandemic
UK fintech startup Countingup has raised £4 million ($5 million) in funding from ING Ventures. The company, which provides a business account that does your accounting, also received funds from Triple Point, CVentures and BiG Start Ventures. Countingup has processed …Read More »
A founder asked 500 venture capitalists if they were still investing during COVID-19. He broke down the results for us.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent venture capitalists into retreat, with research suggesting a third of investors pulled out of UK seed deals in March. Ismail Jeilani, founder and CEO of education startup Scoodle, decided to ask as many investors as …Read More »