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This Week’s Best Reading
Drones Disrupt Everything
Super-duper smart guy Dr. Peter Diamandis imagines how drones will be used in the future. Read his mind-blowing piece here.
Neil Young’s Heart (and Pockets) of Gold
Neil Young's music start-up is backed by heavyweights like Bruce Springsteen, and a $6.2 million Kickstarter campaign. His equity crowdfunding campaign immediately reached its funding goal, but you can still get on board. Find out how here.
Y Combinator Glowing Over Biotech
Long known for backing software start-ups, technology accelerator Y Combinator is breaking into biotech. Their first project? A glow-in-the-dark plant. Check this out.
The Internet of Things Meets… Your Mouth?
Now we've seen everything: Beam Technologies just raised $5 million for – wait for it – a smartphone-connected toothbrush. Read about it here.
A 25% Tax Break for Investing in Start-ups?
U.S. start-up creation is on the decline. With a belief that Angel Investors can turn things around, politicians from both sides of the aisle have proposed the Angel Tax Credit Act. Check out the details here.
Top 10 Myths of Silicon Valley
Can you picture what it’s like to run a tech start-up in Silicon Valley? You’ll be shocked to see how wrong your image is. Check out the Top 10 List here.
Bitcoin and Taxes
According to super-successful venture capitalist Fred Wilson, Bitcoin faces an existential threat: A hostile tax policy. Here's what Fred hopes the U.S. government will do.
9 Ways To Value a Start-Up
What determines the value of a start-up? Here are 9 factors the pros consider before making an investment.