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Islands raises $1.85 million to become Slack for college students

Islands wants to take over colleges in the U.S. by connecting like-minded students through events and activities, and today the startup announced the close of its $ 1.85 million seed round. A string of notable investors participated, including Greylock Partners, Benchmark Capital’s Scott Belsky, and Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video Ventures. Several other firms and angel investors also joined. Founded in ... Read More »

Has Facebook become the game developer’s best friend?

Gaming is better with friends. And gaming is important at Facebook. Those are the takeaways that Brian Boland, vice president of publisher solutions at Facebook, wanted to give to game developers at the Casual Connect event in Seattle last week. While Facebook’s audience is much broader than games, but it is in touch with a lot of gamers. More than ... Read More »

How to Become a Successful Maker Without Destroying Yourself (FS223)

No matter what kind of business you’re thinking of starting, you have got to solve a REAL problem with a REAL solution. We tear apart this idea in depth with Dan and Tom from Studio Neat, makers of fine, modern physical products. They’ve just launched a brand new (and very unique) notebook on Kickstarter, and it hit it’s goal in ... Read More »

How to Become Successful, Seriously (FS198)

Might sound crazy, but in this podcast we literally teach you how to be successful. Simple as that. You want to become successful. You want to make headway towards your goal. You want to feel inspired and insightful about the work you do. You want to live life on your terms, employ your own damn self, define your own lifestyle. ... Read More »

Your Brain is Lying to You — Become a Better Marketer by Overcoming Confirmation Bias

Image via Shutterstock. I’m going to ask you a personal question, and I want you to be honest. Don’t worry, you don’t have to say it aloud, so no one will know. Here it goes: Have you ever resisted or ignored a piece of information because it posed a threat to your worldview? (Maybe you saw a headline that went ... Read More »

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