Some entrepreneurs wonder if they should bypass traditional investors and go with crowdfunding, based on the assumption that it’s easier to raise money that way. While it’s true that some successful startups sowed their very prolific seeds through crowdfunding—eventually attracting larger VC money—it may not be the panacea you think it is. Regardless of how regulations evolve, as in anything with entrepreneurs and raising capital, your strategy depends on your objectives.
The Dolder Grand, one of Europe’s grandest and most iconic hotels, has unveiled a timely and distinctly Swiss package this summer—namely, the Luxurious Watchmaking Experience.
If a college counts your family’s home equity against your child for financial aid eligibility purposes it can easily mean paying $50,000 – $100,000 more for a degree than it will from an equally great college that doesn’t count home equity as heavily, or at all. Learn how home equity is counted, choose your colleges wisely and save big!
Earlier this week it was reported that actress Jane Birkin requested Hermès to take her name off its popular crocodile hide design, which was named after the British actress in the Eighties. What motivated Birkin, was a PETA video which revealed the abuse that takes place at a Texas crocodile […]
Although I cringe at the realization, I am an old school computer user. I have been tinkering and messing around with computers since the early days of the Commodore PET and C64. Back in the day, hammering away at command prompts was the norm. And with “newer” machines came things […]
Interviewed recently at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Parker Posey, a star of Woody Allen’s latest movie, Irrational Man, discussed her experience working with the veteran filmmaker, her newly blond tresses and her desire to write and direct her own films.
Many glowing words have been written about The London EDITION since it opened nearly two years ago, and rightly so. The Marriott-owned brand and latest stroke of genius from Ian Schrager—the lodging industry’s perennially prolific arbiter of cool—strives to seamlessly blend unrivaled style with peerless service while maintaining a singularly […]
VideoIt’s Keeping Up With the Bachelorette Saying Yes To The Top Dress…only for guys. That’s a pretty decent description of my favorite guilty pleasure this summer, Esquire’s Car Matchmaker. Comedy writer Spike Feresten, who worked with both David Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld, and hosted his own talk show on FOX, is a […]
There’s been a lot of handwringing about America’s performance in STEM education lately and increasing concern that we need to step up our efforts. As the world becomes progressively more technological, so the thinking goes, those without requisite skills will get left behind. Yet Fareed Zakaria disagrees. In fact, in his new book, In Defense of a Liberal […]