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”

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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”

Rethink What Your Money Can Do With Betterment

Most millennials still haven’t developed a good working relationship with the financial markets like mom and dad. Now in their 20s and early 30s, the people making up the nation’s largest generation have yet to embrace the concept of stock investing to meet long-term goals like funding retirement. One in three Millennials say they invest in stocks, a Bankrate.com survey found. And six in ten have less than $10,000 saved for their post-working years, according to Ramsey Solutions. Millennials say that investing is “too risky” or that “they don’t have enough spare income,” according to Stash. Well all of that is changing, thanks to the folks at Betterment, who are rethinking what your money can do for you in a simple, powerful way. Continue reading “Rethink What Your Money Can Do With Betterment”