Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion…cash
In a big move towards the social media space, Microsoft announced that it acquire the professional network Linkedin for $26.2 billion.
Jeff Weiner will stay on as Linkedin’s CEO but will be reporting to [..]
[Video] Robert Herjavec: “The Purpose of Business is to Create a Customer”
Shark and business ‘nice guy’ Robert Herjavec has experience business success starting his own company as well as success investing in the businesses of others.
Herjavec founded his first company, BRAK [..]
[Video] Gary Vaynerchuk: One Is Greater Than Zero
We all would love to get an invitation to be on Conan or The Today Show so that we can showcase our business to millions of people. Gary Vaynerchuk believes that in order to get to that level of exposure, you need [..]
Lady Gaga’s Startup Goes Out of Business
Back in 2011, Lady Gaga teamed up with a couple of venture capitalists to start Backplane, an idea that was perceived to be a high-end money making idea at the time. Backplane was started as a social network builder which [..]
Paypal Drops Payment Protection: Crowdfunding Becomes Riskier
In a surprise turn of events, in a recent policy change, PayPal pulls buyer protection for crowdfunding sites and will no longer offer purchase protection on purchases made on those crowdfunding platforms. This is [..]
[Video] Mark Cuban: Why Perfection in Business is a Bad Thing
Wanting things to be perfect is a common leadership trait that many entrepreneurs posses. But sometimes, the desire we have to make everything perfect can be a detriment.
In this Business Insider video, Shark Tank investor [..]
Adobe Systems Acquires Livefyre Social Media Platform
One of, if not the leading, multimedia and creativity software companies, Adobe Systems has acquired the San Francisco based social media platform company, Livefyre.
Livefyre launched in 2009. Initially the motive was to [..]
[Video] How Color Influences If Your Customers Will Buy
With online sales competition increasing, businesses are going to learn how to become smarter when selling to customers. A number of online and offline marketing strategies may work to help get exposure to a brand’s [..]