Steph Curry and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan just backed her college financing startup, and now this immigrant founder is tackling students’ financial hardships brought on by COVID

Amira Yahyaoui founded Mos, an education startup helping college students apply for and manage financial aid, near the end of 2017 after experiencing the hardships many students feel throughout the application process. The company has raised $17 million from investors like Sequoia Capital, basketball star Steph Curry, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, and Jay Z. Mos […]

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The 14 most loved programming languages, according to a study of 65,000 developers

Stack Overflow, a popular Q&A site for developers, surveyed 65,000 users about the programming languages they use and if they’re interested in continuing to develop with them. Using those responses, Stack Overflow compiled a list of the “most loved” programming languages. This survey was conducted in February, before the coronavirus pandemic was declared an outbreak […]

‘The year of the customer, rather than the year of the prospect’: Here are the three product areas that analysts think will drive Salesforce’s growth this year (CRM)

Salesforce lowered its full year guidance by $1 billion when reporting first quarter earnings on Thursday, taking a conservative approach because it’s considering the potential uncertainty for the rest of the year. Despite the revision, Salesforce still expects to grow 20 percent this year, and analysts say that growth will come from demand for its […]

‘Nobody talks about failure in Silicon Valley’: I started a food delivery service that grew to $20 million in revenue before it tanked. Here’s what happened.

Gagan Biyani cofounded Udemy, an online education company worth $2 billion. He also started the Growth Hackers Conference and worked as interim head of growth at Lyft when it was less than 30 people. Gagan also had a massive failure with Sprig, where he was CEO and cofounder. Sprig was a food delivery company that […]

As humans head back to work, pets may experience separation anxiety. Here’s how pet owners can manage the transition.

Brian Larsen is the founder and CEO of RestoraPet, a health supplement company.. While fluffy friends are undoubtedly a helpful stress relief during quarantine, Larsen explains that as pet owners start going back to work as lockdowns lift, lonely pets can experience severe separation anxiety. In order to avoid activating stress, form a positive association […]

After coming back from the brink of death, Tesla could have an edge over its rivals during the COVID-19 crisis, an industry watcher says (TSLA)

In the past two years, Tesla has gone from the verge of bankruptcy to earning profits (albeit, small ones) three quarters in a row. During that time, the electric-car maker has made significant improvements to its manufacturing process, suggesting Tesla may be reaching a turning point in its financial and operational stability. While the company […]

‘The tech version of Warren Buffett’: Inside Silver Lake’s pandemic-era dealmaking machine, where big buyouts have given way to minority stakes

Silver Lake Partners is a private-equity firm known for doing leveraged buyouts of tech giants like Dell Technologies and Skype. But this year, the firm has done at least seven deals in which it’s taken a minority stake. Altogether it has invested in deals worth a combined $7.3 billion. The big question across Wall Street […]