Zume, the Silicon Valley startup developing pizza-cooking robots, has seen a raft of high-level departures and growing internal doubts about the company's shifting direction, Business Insider has learned.
Tom Steyer introduced himself to millions of Americans a couple years ago solely as "American Citizen" in a widespread ad calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, just nine months into his
Controversial startup Rev slashed base pay for some audio files — and now its customers are taking a stand. Rev, a gig-economy transcription service that uses contract labor, announced it had decreased
Majoring in engineering might not guarantee you a lofty job much longer. A new study from Brookings found that workers with bachelor's and graduate degrees are five and four times more likely, respectively,
Giving a persuasive pitch is an essential part of owning a business. Whether you're seeking investors, marketing for new customers, or applying for a loan, you'll have to master your technique to hit major
Microsoft's cloud offerings are steadily making more of a mark on the company's overall revenue. Microsoft's history spans more than 40 years, but its current business focus is anything but antiquated.
Choosing a college major isn't easy, but it may be a smart idea to choose one in an industry that's expanding. We looked at industries that are expected to continue growing in the next decade to determine
Maya Elious didn't set out to become an entrepreneur. She didn't even intend to go into business. But over the last three years, the 29-year-old has become the go-to business consultant and personal branding
Economic policy ignores women, and it goes back to basic theories developed by men - Business Insider
From its most fundamental theories to the halls of academia, the field of economics is built by and for men. Google "famous economists." If you click on every single link that appears on the first page
Just two years ago, Eva Sadej, who at the time was 26, was getting her MBA at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. With a BA in economics from Harvard, followed by five years as an analyst
In some states, a 40-hour workweek at the median hourly wage won't earn you enough to live comfortably. A recent study by personal finance platform GoBankingRates found the average amount of hours — in
[In her fifth-floor sublet apartment, just off the L train in Brooklyn. Her artwork is propped up around the living room. The place has a temporary feel — spacious by New York standards but in need of
We've got one week to go until Thanksgiving, and there's a lot on the menu this week. If you're new here, I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast bureau chief and global tech editor. This the
The Pew Research Center recently defined this generation as people born between 1981 and 1996. And boy, are they shaking things up. They're killing industries left and right, from napkins to diamond rings.
Even though fewer students are applying for US MBA programs, demand for graduates is as high as ever. Just look at where the majority of MBA students from the third best business school in the country,
Postal workers, locomotive firers, and typists are all occupations that may be on their way out. Every two years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases employment projections for the United States. estimate
Times are changing, and Silicon Valley's venture capitalists are struggling to adjust. But outside firms that have always had to get scrappy are poised to cash in where Silicon Valley stalls. Austin-based
For a Rev contractor from Ireland, the opportunity to transcribe clear audio was a rare one. When she finally found a quality file, she soon realized it was an interview with a child sex-crime victim.
There are currently 17 candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination — and they all come from markedly different financial backgrounds. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is estimated to be worth
The moment Deidre Mathis walked on stage, her presence captured the room differently than her competitors. She used her every word and movement to fill the space before her, projecting her voice loud that
When hurricanes start brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, the underwriters at 6th Avenue Capital get on the phone with their borrowers. 6th Avenue has clients across the US, including several in Texas and that
The gender pay gap between men and women in the US is still a big problem, and it affects some women more than others. By one measure, November 20, 2019, is "equal pay day" for Latina women in the US.
The four-day conference put on by software giant Salesforce takes over downtown San Francisco — literally. It's hard to walk on the street and not be surrounded by blue lanyards and the Dreamforce backpack,
Around January 2017, John Cole had a memorable and momentous drive in Northern California from Marin County to San Francisco with Adam Neumann, then the CEO of WeWork. At the time, Cole was trying to new
Your commute isn't just costing you a subway fare or the price of gas — commuting costs time, and time is money. Online loan marketplace Lending Tree published a report on the most expensive commutes the
In 2016, Jay Coen Gilbert was almost a decade into building the B Corp and benefit corporation movements. As the cofounder of B Lab, he and his team had developed a way of measuring companies' contributions
"The Future is Latina" is a phrase proudly and widely embraced. The reality is that Latinas are also the present. We are building the foundation for the future economic health and success of the United