Combating Financial Exploitation With EverSafe

Financial exploitation is a fast-growing form of abuse of seniors and adults with disabilities. Recent research shows that one in nine seniors have reported being abused, neglected or exploited in the past twelve months. Scams have grown increasingly more deceptive with the expansion of the internet – 156 million phishing emails are sent every day – and unfortunately seniors are most vulnerable to online attacks because their generation has received the least internet training. Continue reading “Combating Financial Exploitation With EverSafe”

Adding Transparency To Charity At MARK Labs

In the United States, approximately $400 billion was donated to charity last year. Over $1.2 trillion was mobilized around the globe by charitable funders and impact investors. But where does this money go? How is it being used? MARK Labs aims to answer these questions and more by capturing, analyzing, and communicating social impact data in real time. Continue reading “Adding Transparency To Charity At MARK Labs”

What Does Mark Zuckerberg Mean By ‘Move Fast and Break Things?’

How do companies grow from zero to a gazillion? Legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur turned investor Reid Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Hoffman was a co-founder at LinkedIn and today is a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners, an early investor in companies like Facebook, Workday, Airbnb, Cloudera, Dropbox, Pandora, and Instagram. Continue reading “What Does Mark Zuckerberg Mean By ‘Move Fast and Break Things?’”

How To Fund Your Company With Cereal, The Airbnb Way

How I Built This is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world’s best known companies, including Instagram, AOL, Patagonia, Warby Parker, Zappos, Lyft, and Southwest Airlines. Continue reading “How To Fund Your Company With Cereal, The Airbnb Way”