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Front cofounders Mathilde Collin and Laurent Perrin

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money behind Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. Front CEO Mathilde Collin shared the pitch deck she used to raise venture with us, to show how Silicon Valley startups win over investors.

Top investors gambled $12 million on the blockchain equivalent of Beanie Babies. Now, sales are plummeting.

Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures gave CryptoKitties, a blockchain game for digital collectibles, $12 million in March. But hardly anyone is buying or selling them anymore.

This 18-year-old prodigy and serial entrepreneur has raised $850,000 to take on Snapchat

Daniel Singer's app Panda, wants to "turn conversations into Pixar movies in real time."

There’s new evidence that Silicon Valley’s favorite diet has benefits that go beyond weight loss

Intermittent fasting, a diet that involves eating whatever you want within a short window of time, has been shown to be effective for weight loss. A small new study that's the first of its kind suggests a range of health benefits that go beyond that.

The gig economy is coming for your office job — here’s how it works for companies doing it already

The gig economy will be mainstream in the office within the next five years and life for employees is set to ‘fundamentally change', a CEO who works with 30% of the Fortune 100 told Business Insider.

A $35 million tech company is giving employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend — and it’s...

Millennials have a reputation as the "job-hopping" generation. Tech company Verve is trying to keep millennials employees on the payroll longer by offering sweet perks, such as the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend.

This former Wall Streeter turned down $2 million and pays herself less than her interns in order to build her company on her own terms

"There's no such thing as a free lunch," says Kimberley Ho, founder of Evereden. "With VC funding, strings always comes attached."
Bolt Threads CEO Dan Widmaier and English fashion designer Stella McCartney stand between two models whose brown knitted pieces were fashioned from the startup's synthetic spider silk material.

How this startup went from producing a synthetic spider silk to partnering with fashion icons

The biotech company is best known for its synthetic spider silk with its new synthetic leather material, Mylo, also on the rise. In the past couple of years, Bolt Threads has partnered with brands such as Patagonia, Best Made and most recently iconic English fashion designer Stella McCartney.

This MIT grad just got millions to build an entire fashion brand that’s inspired by algorithms

Jessie Zeng is building a fashion site called Choosy that creates outfits inspired by the top trending posts on Instagram. Its secret ingredient? Algorithms.
AppDynamics Jyoti Bansal

‘Jugs of coffee, lots of Advil, and we didn’t sleep for 4 days’: A startup founder reveals what it was like to sell his company for ...

Jyoti Bansal's company, AppDynamics, received an offer to sell five days before it was slated to IPO. Here's how Bansal made his decision.