Evelyn Pelczar is lucky to have all her exes live in Texas so she can spend more time leaving her signature hot pink lipstick stains on the Lavo brunch champagne flutes. Taking on NYC in her 6-inch heels while praying she doesn't get caught in the cobble stones or hit by a taxi, Evelyn enjoys interviewing and finding out the story behind peoples successes while trying to create her own.
So, you have a brilliant idea and you are ready to change the world? That’s great, but rarely does a company succeed with just one founder. In most cases, you depend on a team of the best people you can find and a cofounder to be your soul mate. Similar to most entrepreneurs who are […]
For startups, getting acquired usually serves as a memorable landmark. In most cases, being bought out by Apple, Google, Yahoo! and the like is an event that has long been aspired to by the young companies in question. For CEOs, getting an offer that is 100 times more than what they invested in their companies […]
Mistakes are as common as they are disastrous; an important memo with spelling errors, an attached resume missing vital information and the ever-dreaded reply all error. But now, David Gobaud and Lindsay Lin, two Harvard Law School students, aim to eradicate those nuances with the advent of Pluto Mail, a free service that allows users to […]
Not for the first time this year, Facebook brought the tech news cycle to a screeching halt yesterday afternoon, when the company announced its latest big-money start-up acquisition. A month after its blockbuster $19 billion deal for WhatsApp, the social network made a less modest, but nonetheless, highly significant deal in acquiring virtual reality company […]
Facebook has agreed to acquire Oculus, the virtual gaming company behind the Oculus Rift headset, for a price of $2 billion. According to Bloomberg, the deal includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million units of Facebook stock. The deal was announced in a statement posted by Mark Zuckerberg today, in which the Facebook CEO […]
Venture capitalists are in the business of picking winners and losers. Without their early financial backing, companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft might never have taken off. By definition, venture capital is early-stage funding for start-up companies that are high on risk but also high on potential. A venture capital fund reaps profits by acquiring […]
If you’re an expecting or aspiring father, this man has a message for you. If you value your sleep or your sanity on the weekends, having a child will change everything you love, and sleep will soon become a distant memory. Clutching his morning coffee for dear life, the man shows what it’s like to […]
I thought seeing an insect in my apartment was worthy of revulsion, but this takes pest control to a whole new elevation. Check out these photographs of a 15-inch rat terrorizing a Swedish family (or don’t). The family cat, Enok, had been on the case of hunting down a kitchen mouse for some time. However, […]
The 49ers just can’t seem to catch a break this offseason. After star quarterback Colin Kaepernick got charged in a bizarre sexual assault case down in Miami, teammate Aldon Smith finds himself in an even stickier situation, which of course involves terrorist implications. According to TMZ, the 24-year-old Pro Bowl linebacker was arrested on Sunday […]
It’s official: James Franco should just stay away from anything relating to “Of Mice and Men” and Instagram. Only a few weeks after Instagram messaging with a teenage girl he met post-show, James Franco used the social media outlet to go off on New York Times writer Ben Brantley for calling his “Of Mice and Men” […]
According to the calendar, it’s officially spring, but that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten about the brutal winter that we all just endured. Believe it or not, there are other places around the world that had it way worse than any of us did. For example, take Yakutsk, Russia where the average temperature is -40 degrees […]
One of the victims of today’s school stabbing in Pittsburgh took a selfie from the hospital, showing the wound he sustained on his arm. This is Nate Scimio, who saved many more from harm at Franklin Senior High School from injury by pulling the fire alarm, alerting the entire school of the attack. While most […]
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