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The Creative Class with Paddle8: Tips for Launching a Successful Startup (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

In just three short years Paddle8 an innovative marketplace infusing technology and art has held hundreds auctions with over $100MM in bidding activity and raising over $25MM for charities.

LOOK: The World's Largest Diamond To Be Sold

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

The world's largest colorless diamond ever to be auctioned will be sold by Christie’s International on May 15, Bloomberg News reports. The pear-shap...

Sotheby's In Decline?

Posted 03.01.2013 | Arts

Sotheby's, the auction house that sold Edvard Munch's "The Scream" for a record-breaking $120 million, reported a $7.6% drop in profits last year, acc...

Why Half-Cent Coin Is Heaven-Sent For Collector's Family

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

A rare U.S. half-cent coin from 1796 fetched $357,000 at auction this week. The piece also carries a fascinating backstory about how it remained h...

Sotheby's $3.4 Billion Record

Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts

Just weeks after auction house Christie's announced record profits for first half 2011, Sotheby's announced its own record of $3.4 billion in six mont...

The Auction World's Buy-Ins and Post-Sales

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

This story begins where most end: The sale of American and European art at Chicago's Leslie Hindman auction house was a success, generating $1,326,000 in revenues, 78 percent of the 396 lots finding buyers.