Could Elon Create the “iPhone Killer”?

You Saw it on “Star Wars” — Now It’s Here for Real From lightsabers to robots, magical objects from “Star Wars” have started to appear in the real world. Recently, another one made its debut. Check it out » This is How You’d Look as an Egyptian Pharoah Ever wonder…

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Three Surprising Tips for Finding a Profitable Startup

When evaluating a start-up for a potential investment, you might be tempted to focus on the company’s product, or its competition. And certainly, those are important factors to consider. But as we’ve learned over the years, other factors are far more likely to influence the company’s outcome — and in…

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Why a Shot of Tequila Can Make You a Better Investor

The history of tequila goes back two thousand years. That’s when the Aztec Indians figured out how to ferment juice from the blue agave plant. It was created as a ceremonial drink that had the power to comfort those who’d lost a cherished friend or family member. But its popularity didn't take off…

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Hyundai Airbag for Your Crotch

If You Die in This Game, You Die in Real Life Like games? Here’s one that caught our attention. But be warned: losing has some serious consequences » Computer Chips Made from… Mushrooms? It’s easy to find mushrooms in places like salads and stir-fry’s. But soon, you might find them…

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$24 Billion Opportunity on this “Dead Stock”

“Maybe it’s your bony elbows,” said my wife. She was busy throwing out a bunch of my sweaters, just like she does every fall. You see, after a year or two of wear, holes emerge in the elbows of my sweaters. And as my wife has suggested, the likely culprit…

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Elon’s Next Business Venture: Parking Lots?

Where Do All the Startup Founders Come From? (Hint: not Harvard) A new study reveals the colleges that create the most startup founders. Which one tops the list? The answer may surprise you » Office Building… or Secret Vault? This ordinary brick building is surrounded by razor wire and armed…

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Three “Billion Dollar” Pre-IPO Investing Rules

Fred Wilson is one of the most successful startup investors in the world. He was an early investor in startups like Twitter, Twilio, and Etsy — all of which became multi-billion-dollar publicly traded companies. That’s why he regularly tops Forbes’ “Midas List” of early-stage tech investors, and is rumored to have a…

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Invest Alongside James Cameron for 1,000% Returns

Avatar, James Cameron’s epic science-fiction movie, was released in 2009. It was meant to be in theaters ten years earlier. But according to Cameron, the technology he needed to achieve his vision just wasn’t available back then. But once the technology was available — boom! Avatar soon became the highest-grossing…

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U.S. Gov’t Providing $13 Billion for Your Energy Bill

Meet Twitter’s New Rival Elon Musk is in the headlines after officially acquiring Twitter. Meanwhile, the guy who founded Twitter is getting ready to launch a competitor. Learn more here » Former Head of Gates Foundation Says His Startup Could Reverse Aging Since the dawn of time, humans have aimed…

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