Tag Archives: startups

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Rethinking Uber

Once the darling of every mobile urbanite, it’s hard to recall a company that’s endured more bad press and scandal than Uber. Their labor practices are problematic. They’ve long fostered a workplace culture of misogyny. Their business model is questionable. Their leadership is in flux.

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Startup Culture in Emerging Markets

Tech entrepreneurs have been flocking to Silicon Valley for years in pursuit of joining California’s list of successful startups. Silicon Valley is reputed as being one of the biggest tech hubs in the United States—and for good reason. The market is saturated with investors, the

The intrabusiness chat platform Slack has taken off in the last few years. Larry Scheinfeld discusses why.

Picking Up Slack

If you don’t use it at your office, you might have never heard of Slack. But plenty of tech startups and traditional companies say they can’t function without it. With 5 million daily users and rising, this barely three-year-old app is quickly becoming an essential

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Larry Scheinfeld: The Politics of Silicon Valley

For the past two decades, startups have been a major driving force of innovation. Companies such as AirBnB, Seamless, and Uber have dramatically reshaped our economy as they made life unprecedentedly more convenient. Unfortunately, innovation often comes with a hefty price tag, which is why