After getting sick on trip to Africa, Meghan Telpner received a surprising diagnosis in 2006. She was suffering from an autoimmune disease. Telpner, now 36, was working in advertising at the time but had to leave her job when her condition, Crohn’s disease, left her
As the erosion of brick-and-mortar stores continues, a New York-based startup, Bulletin, is testing a new retail model. It charges online-only brands up to $2,000 a month to rent space in its physical stores, where it is striking deals with landlords confronted by mounting vacancies.
If you purchased a $240,00 property, would you expect it to maintain itself? It’s a silly question, of course. No one in her right mind would consider throwing away money like that. Yet too many founders forget that without employee career development strategies in
Utah-based Purple will become the first publicly traded mattress startup when it completes a merger with a publicly traded investment shell company at a valuation of $1.1 billion. The deal will make Purple’s founders Tony and Terry Pearce very rich, with a stake in the new entity that
Last week, Next Avenue kicked off our weekly series of forecasts for Americans over 50 with predictions for the future of their health over the next five and 10 years — plus a Jetsons forecast beyond that. Now it’s my turn to do something similar for the personal