An App that Makes You More Attractive

By Ben Schott, on Friday, October 31, 2014

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This Week’s Best Reading

Delivery Start-ups Dress Up For Halloween

Do you scramble for a Halloween costume the afternoon of Oct. 31 every year? These delivery start-ups want to help – and in the process, get some much-needed attention. Check it out.

What’s Comes Next After Free Shipping? How About Free Data

As more businesses offer streaming video content, some are having success by offering to pay their customers' mobile data fees. Read the Wall Street Journal write-up here.

Former SEC Chair Bets Big on Bitcoin

The longest-serving chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is bullish on bitcoin. He’s also identified the key to its success. Find out what it is here.

3 Equity Crowdfunding Myths Debunked

As the world’s appetite for start-up investments has exploded, so, too, have some big misconceptions about the asset class. Here are 3 of the most common myths.

An App that Makes You More Attractive

Sign me up! A company called Looksery is raising money for a new kind of video chat application: it helps you look more attractive on video. Check it out.

Universities Getting Rich as Venture Capitalists?

The University of California recently announced its entry into the venture capital arena. It seeks to spin out promising technologies from its top-notch, 10-campus system. But others schools are moving in the opposite direction – here's why.

Wearable Technology: A Novelty That Wears Off – and Gets Taken Off

Once people tire of the syncing, powering up and other steps needed to keep their wearable devices running, they take them off and abandon them. Read more here.

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Ben Schott
Ben Schott


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