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19 startups that could make you a millionaire if you got hired there today

Working at startups is always a gamble. But if you get your foot in the door early enough at the right company, you could end up a millionaire. Inspired by a 2012 Quora thread, we came up with our own list of companies you should join if you want to make some serious cash in four years, assuming you're able to negotiate a bunch of stock options when you join. We've included employee count for each company. For startups whose employee headcounts we didn't have access to fro...

Why Millennials Keep Dumping You: An Open Letter to Management

This post was cowritten with Elizabeth McLeod, a millennial and cum laude graduate of Boston University, and daughter of Lisa Earle McLeod.   Attracting and keeping top millennial talent is a burning issue for leaders. Millennials are 35% of the workforce. By 2020 they’ll be 46% of the working population.   Some of our most successful clients — organizations like G Adventures, Google, and Hootsuite — are filled with millennials who are on fi...

27 Striking Facts Most People Don't Know About The Startup World

These Facts About The Current Startup Landscape May Surprise You If you recently started your own business or are in the process of doing so, you know first hand about the quest for innovation, the challenge of getting funding, and the goal of making a profitable contribution to the economy. But what does the entrepreneurial life look like on a global scale? We've gathered the data for our new infographic and uncovered some obvious, but also some quite surprising facts about the startup l...

20+ Digital Tools For Remote Workers, Digital Nomads And Travelers

1. Offline maps and navigation   We all know the struggle of arriving in a new place and attempting to navigate to our hotel or AirBnb without data for our mobile. Sure, some of us might stop by a Starbucks or other free wifi hub to plug in and take some Google Maps screenshots. But, luckily, there is an easier way. With Here you can download and save maps for regions before you travel. Then, when you’re in the middle of Bangkok, totally dazed and confused...

FROM GLOBAL CITIZEN TO IMPACT ENTREPRENEUR

I meet more and more people who consider themselves as Global Citizen.   Because we have traveled more than our parents and grand-parents ever did, Because we have called “home” countries that are not ours (officially), Because we fell in love with someone from a different culture, and are building multilingual/culutural families surrounded with friends from different nations, Because when someone asks “where...