It's been hinted at time and again that MBAs don't quite measure up to engineering degrees in the startup world. Now there's data to back up that claim.
In a report out by Identified, a startup that pulls Facebook data to track employment trends, the difference isn't seen in the undergrad degrees. The spit happens in graduate school.
s much as they sometimes seem like they’re stumbling around getting in trouble in certain cities, it’s actually a company that behind the scenes has people are very financially sophisticatedhey could be waiting until they think they’re 12 months from an IPO and bring somebody in who could take them through the experience.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend, but they don't grow on trees. Or do they? The Santa Clara-based startup Diamond Foundry claims it can grow diamonds in a lab that are as high-quality as natural gems, minus the exploitation of the mining industry.
on both private equity and venture capital deals across sectors including healthcare, consumer services and alternative energy, to name a few.While at Wharton, I traveled as much as I could," he told Business Insider. "In 2011 while traveling in China, I found myself incredibly ill and unable to communicate with a pharmacist in China.
The new hero droid of Star Wars is beginning to really, truly take shape with video footage from a variety of odd sources. What you're about to see is how well our hero, the soccer-ball droid BB-8, is able to get around. You'll also see a few accessories this little monster is carrying inside his spherical body. He's got more than a few tricks up his sleeve, to be sure.
This phone has a bendable screen, and it isn't just for show: it's equipped with a bending sensor and can actually be used as a form of input, like a stylus or your fingers on touchscreen displays. Our colleagues at Engadget Chinese got a chance to check the concept out at Touch Taiwan 2015, where it was being showcased by local manufacturer AUO.
At the closing bell, shares of Atlassian, listed under the symbol TEAM, were trading for $27.78, up 32% from the $21 level it priced its shares atand giving it a hefty $5.78 billion market cap.Atlassian basicallygrew $1.2 billion overnight. And considering that it was valued at $3.3 billion as a private company, that's especially impressive.
If it seems like a new, billion-dollar tech unicorn is born every week, you’re not imagining things.The number of private tech companies valued at $1 billion or more worldwide has surged so much this year that on average 1.3 unicorns have been created every week in 2015, according to data from CB Insights.
Big machines span the globe, tasked with doing things that would otherwise take humans long periods of time to achieve. One such machine is called the "Jaw Crusher", and it exists to turn big chunks of granite into much smaller pieces of granite -- even dust, which is produced to satisfactory degrees. What would you do with a bunch of granite gravel? Probably not much.
World of Warcraft is famous for many things. Most notably, it's the most successful MMO that has existed. What it's not know for is how much fun its fishing profession is. The main reason for that is despite having been around for the entire span of the game, it is arguably the most boring thing that you can spend your time doing.
Twenty-one year old Tyler Skluzacek created a smartwatch and smartphone app called myBivy (short for my bivouac, which is a military encampment with tents or shelter in which to rest) to help soldiers suffering from night terrors, a major symptom of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. Tyler’s father was suffering from night terrors and Tyler wanted to help find a solution.
Middlebury College\/Facebook\n Average SAT score:\u00a02065\n Median starting salary:\u00a0$51,900\n Middlebury may be in the middle of rural Vermont, but it's not shut off from the world; in fact, the school is\"For work in finance, and especially on Wall Street, Colgate has a solid reputation for sending very successful and well-prepared graduates,\" one Colgate alum who took our survey noted.
Tesla will reveal its next vehicle, the mass-market, $35,000 Model 3, in March. The startup carmaker will only be showing us the sedan version, but last year CTO JB Straubel said the Model 3 will actually be a platform upon which a family of vehicles can be built.
ArcaSpace has a hoverboard that is, in the most literal sense, a hoverboard . The ArcaBoard features 36 small fans embedded in a flat platform that, with the help of onboard batteries, lifts a single rider into the air for six minutes before needing recharged.
It's getting easier to talk to the government online, but you're frequently limited to one-way communication. Wouldn't it be nice if you could chat with officials as easily as you do your internet friends? That might just happen.
It's Amazon pilot season, which means there are a bunch of new shows you can stream via Prime Instant Video for free -- well, their first episodes anyway. The selection includes a handful of animated shows, one of which brings the Teletubbies to mind ( The Numberlys ) and another that targets young adults ( Everstar ).