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The Best Images In Street Art This Year (VIDEO)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Here it is! Our 2014 wrap up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. Before our video roundup below here i...

How Snapcash Will Win Over Millennials

Jamie Gottlieb | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Jamie Gottlieb

For Snapchat's large user base, personal finance will become more fun and instantly gratifying -- a perfect combination for Millennials.

You Only Have To Be Right Once: The Unprecedented Rise of the Instant Tech Billionaires by Randall Lane and the Staff of Forbes

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 11.05.2014 | Books
Sugar Rautbord

208 Pages Published by Portfolio / Penguin Random House The photographs of the young men who have made an instant fortune in Randall Lane's You On...

The Golden Journey To Samarkand

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

The poem "The Golden Journey to Samarkand," by James Elroy Flecker, has no doubt launched countless journeys to the ancient Silk Road city in southern Uzbekistan.

Why People Rule The World In 2014

Marian Salzman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

People are more empowered now than they've ever been. And they're having their say in ways they've never had before, heard by wider audiences and taken ever more seriously.

Get Organized... from the Road!

Lena L. West | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Lena L. West

When you're traveling and trying to nail down new business, you don't want to leave your current customers in the dust or feeling unappreciated. Taking your business to the next level might be easier than you think.

GirlsAskGuys Closing Cross-Gender Gap

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology
Dr. Abraham Froman

Enter GirlsAskGuys. Founded in 2007 by Turkish-immigrant Tolga Tanriseven, he dreamt it up at a bar with a friend. Both had girlfriends, so they weren't making any, well, moves. Rather, they watched other girls and guys hit on each other.

Startup Voodoo Hopes to Highlight Thriving Midwest Startup Scene

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Technology
Dr. Abraham Froman

Sure, Silicon Valley has a new hit HBO show named after it due to a well-deserved penchant for deep-pocketed VC firms and companies launching culture-altering technologies. But to quote the "X-Files'" Fox Mulder, "Are we alone in the universe? Impossible.

Square Is Losing Millions Of Dollars And Wants To Sell: WSJ

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwin...

You Can Now Fight AIDS By Just Swiping A Credit Card

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 02.20.2014 | Impact

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Financial services startup Square is trying to turn the swipe of a credit card into an act of generosity. To pull it off, Squa...

UH-OH: Square Has Its Own Winklevii Situation On Its Hands

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A professor in St. Louis who says he helped come up with the idea that became payments-company Square has filed a lawsuit ag...

This One Card Can Replace Every Single Credit Card In Your Wallet

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.18.2013 | Technology

Credit card. Debit card. Gift card. Loyalty card. Membership card. Second credit card. Your wallet has way too many cards in it. Coin has a plan to...

Taking Care of My 'Baby'

Amol Dixit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amol Dixit

They grow up so fast, don't they? I became a father less than two years ago and launched a food truck less than a year ago. In this short amount of time, I've been amazed by how taking care of my baby is so similar to taking care of my "baby."

The Art and Style of Katrina

Jerin Beasley and Jonathan Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jerin Beasley and Jonathan Hamilton

We love being a part of this resurgence. We are here to deliver Lights! Camera! Fashion! and help the people of this city make a statement. The vibrant city of New Orleans is undoubtedly what keeps us motivated in our business and helped us succeed.

Notes From a Coffee Shop

Scott Carey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Scott Carey

We dreamed of a shop focused on seasonal quality coffees, but like our parents once set strict rules around chores and eating our vegetables, the federal, state and city government set strict regulations around business building. Realizing the dream of our perfect coffee shop felt blocked by complicated and cumbersome rules and process.

Just Baked

Pam Turkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Pam Turkin

Like most small businesses, we had almost no marketing funds. What we did have was a great product. We decided the best way to advertise was to get our cupcakes into people's mouths, and the most effective way to achieve that was to take on as many community events as we could handle.

The Resurgence of Local Business in America

Jack Dorsey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jack Dorsey

A focus on the neighborhood economy will have dramatic positive effect on the national economy and potentially the global economy. As buyers, let's explore our neighborhoods and support the businesses around us. As business owners, let's have more simple discussions about what works, and what needs to be fixed.

Meeting Jack Dorsey

Edward Lando | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Edward Lando

Last week, 20 Penn undergraduates traveled to Silicon Valley to tour large tech companies and meet founders. This is my impression of a meeting with J...

Do You Want Your Receipt?

Tim Devane | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Tim Devane

For the sake of everyone who comes home with crumpled receipts in their pockets and for all the trees wasted printing, how are these tiny squares of economic antiquity still necessary?

Redefining Reality: Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times, Part 2

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

Speed. Age. Glocal. Uncertainty. Innovation. I hear business leaders actively talking about these trends as separate entities. But it is clear to me that they are interrelated and must be taken as a whole to sustain profitable growth in this new age.

Redefining Reality and Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

What's clear from the last year in business is that companies that achieve high, or even healthy growth, have the ability to focus, perceive all the options, choose one or several realities with great market appeal, innovate around them and continue to do so persistently.

Why Twitter and Square's Jack Dorsey Should Run New York City

Camilla Webster | Posted 05.22.2013 | New York
Camilla Webster

New York City is the world's ultimate example of a civilization with innumerable moving parts operating in sync. With Twitter, Jack Dorsey created a virtual space that facilitates the same kind of systemic harmony, on a global scale

Silicon Valley Exec Out Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology

Keith Rabois, the chief operating officer of mobile-payment giant Square, stepped down from his position at the company on Thursday due to allegations...

The Best Street Art Of 2012

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Of the 10,000 images he snapped of Street Art this year, photographer Jaime Rojo gives us 110 that represent some of the most compelling, interesting,...

Starbucks Wants You To Pay With Your Cell Phone

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

It's official: you can now pay for your Starbucks coffee with a cell phone at 7,000 of its locations. The news comes a few months after Starbucks a...