• 24Feb

    There is a serious issue with the culture of online dating. So many online dating apps have allowed sexual harassment and other issues to plague users and create a bad experience for everyone involved. Whitney Wolfe, CEO of dating app Bumble, has tried to address these issues with her online dating app Bumble. As a victim of sexual harassment herself she believes it is important that we try to change the way we think of dating apps to combat misogyny. Bumble does this with a unique approach to dating. On Bumble women make the first move always in opposite sex matches. This means that a man must wait for a woman to show interest before he decides to make any sort of move.

    Fights A Toxic Culture

    It seems as if the app is doing what it was intended to do. Few members report any sexual harassment and there are more than 150 million matches to boast about. The culture of online dating often has an ugly side to it like anything else the internet offers, but this doesn’t need to happen. If enough people decide that they want to change things things will change. Bumble is the start of this but eventually others will follow them model of Whitney Wolfe. When that happens we will see an entirely new face for online dating and a better experience for everyone.

    Related: Spot On Career Advice from the Brains Behind Online Dating’s Much Needed App

    About Whitney Wolfe

    Although she has only had a career for 5 years Whitney Wolfe has already proven she is one of the most successful Millennial business leaders out there. From her work on Tinder at Hatch Labs to the success of her startup Bumble she has shown she is capable of working in a variety of areas and creating success.

    Related: With Bumble, Whitney Wolfe Has The Online Dating Industry Buzzing

  • 14Feb

    Igor Cornelsen is doing what retired bankers do best: he is passing down all the information that he has acquired over the years to a younger generation. This is what he has mastered in time after leaving Brazil. Igor Cornelsen spent many years working in the banking industry in Brazil, and this gave him time to study the culture. He became fascinated with the legal system and the way that investments were being made in accordance to the governing rules about corporations on Angel.co. Cornelsen lived in Latin America for decades before he returned to America. There is one great thing that he learned that he decided to past on to the new generation of investors. This has to do with the concept of diversifying the portfolio. Igor Cornelsen ushered many investors that have never considered Brazil to rethink their investment strategy.

    Most people like Dave Ramsey can tell you about cutting expenses and investing in America, but he doesn’t have the insight that Cornelsen has about international investing on Tripod. Sometimes that is what people need to increase their returns on investment. It is hard, at times, to invest and not see any positive returns for your investments. It can get quite discouraging, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The smart investor is going to take the time to put their money into something meaningful. Smart investors are going to go for the gold and look at Brazilian index funds at http://igorcornelsen.yolasite.com/. They are going to have a mixture of American and Latin American stocks. That is what Igor Cornelsen urges people to do. With this type of mix there is a better chance of getting the returns on investment that you want.

    Right now Igor is still teaching people how to invest with the Bainbridge investment firm that he is running. He has no problem sharing his knowledge with the novice investor that cannot seem to find their way. He is good at giving people some insight on where they should put the core of their money. Diversity is key, but there has to be some wise decision making to maximize funds.

  • 13Feb

    One of the most popular ways for people to earn significant money is by making real estate investments. Many people have used real estate over the years as a way of becoming financially successful. There are a variety of reasons why people use real estate as a way of earning significant money. One of the main reasons is because real estate can be purchased through the use of other people’s money.

    This allows people to make real estate investments without having the money to purchase the real estate or allows people with enough money to keep their money to be used elsewhere. Real estate is one of the few investments that is common in all locations. Whether large cities or small cities, real estate can be found to purchase and sell. The same approach is used regarding real estate no matter the location. This enables people to understand the various aspects of real estate and use the same principles regardless of the situation.

    A proven method of using real estate for profit is to purchase real estate at one price and sell the same real estate at a higher price. People in all areas can use this approach. The value of the real estate maybe different concerning various real estate deals, but people of all financial levels can participate in real estate investing.

    The value of real estate is impacted greatly by its location. This is one of the main concepts behind real estate investing.  According to NY Mag, in New York, real estate investing is one of the most popular ways that people earn significant amounts of money. There are areas in New York where real estate is valued in the millions.

    A real estate investor who has made millions of dollars investing in New York real estate is Arthur Becker. A millionaire who has made most of his wealth through the biotech and info tech industries, Arthur Becker has also enjoyed great success as a real estate investor. Some of the real estate investments in New York that Arthur Becker has made include JDS Development Group, Property Markets Groups, and AmBase Corp.

    Arthur Becker has other real estate investments in New York such as the Sullivan project. According to therealdeal.com, this particular project is a townhouse project that consists of an area of prime real estate property worth millions of dollars.

    References:

    http://fashionista.com/tag/arthur-becker

    https://www.crunchbase.com/person/arthur-becker#/entity

     

  • 08Feb

    For business, it is the most exposed business that is going to have the best chance for success. This is even true for the online companies. They need exposure in order to get customers. While Google and other search engines can do well to gain attention for the company, there are other forms of media that will help the company as well. For instance, established media such as newspaper and magazines would bring a greater sense of weight and meaning to the status of the company. Don Ressler and the creative team behind Fabletics have an understanding of the importance of publicity.

     

    Fabletics has gained a lot of fame from YouTube and other forms of social media. However, it is also featured on plenty of magazines. Among the magazines that have featured Fabletics is InStyle, Elle, Redbook, and plenty of other magazines. The significance behind this is that people will be convinced that Fabletics is a real company. After all, since the internet is new, a lot of online companies are not taken as seriously as companies that are physically built outside of the internet. However, even primarily offline companies are going to have an online presence. The key difference lies in more of the place of origin.

     

    Fortunately, Fabletics has taken the time to make sure that there are physical locations. This has definitely established more weight in the seriousness of the business. Also, Don Ressler, Kate Hudson and some of the other staff of the fashion retailer have went on interviews in order to talk about their company and their plans to move forward with their goals. The parent company of Fabletics, TechStyle has impressed many market experts. They have impressed them so much that they have called TechStyle a unicorn because of their business plan and business model.

     

    Fabletics is unique in that it sells high fashion at a low price. At the same time, it differs itself from fast fashion companies. For one thing, fast fashion companies often rush their products out in order to take advantage of current trends. Fabletics focus on the quality of their products.

  • 04Feb

    There are two widely recognized functions of investment banks: trading and generation of capital. These functions are distinct from the role of commercial banks that take deposits and create loans. Investment banks are valuable agents of capital development and price setting. They also assist in the management of current and future consumption. In modern mixed economies, large corporations and governments depend on investment banks to generate capital. The banks specialize in creating an avenue through which producers can trade with investors.

    Brief history of the investment banking of the United States

    While the role of commercial and investment banks are distinct and clear across the globe, the distinction between these two forms of banking has a strong meaning in the U.S. than other parts of the world. The U.S. Congress imposed the Glass-Steagall Act in 1933. One of the clauses of the Act formed a legal difference between the running of commercial bank and investment bank. Furthermore, one company could not be allowed to hold both commercial and investment banks. The act prevented investment banks from accepting deposits or making loans. Commercial institutions could not invest in securities in the U.S. In 1999; the Congress passed another law called the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, which eased the barriers. The United States goes to history books as the only nation to have ever created a legal distinction between commercial and investment banking.

    Martin Lustgarten

    Martin Lustgarten is one of the greatest minds in the circles of investment banking. He has been dealing with individual and organizational clients. Formerly, Lustgarten held citizenship of Austria and Venezuela. He took advantage of his dual citizenship to expand his investment banking empire in those two nations. He has been consistently advising his clients to spread their investments across distinct sectors. Lustgarten is a global investor. Therefore, he benefits from both local and international growth.

    Lustgarten has managed to establish a pool of loyal investors who rely on his services. His deep-rooted mastery of investment banking and his tendency to observe the market keenly, allows him to make an adjustment when a market is nearly making a downturn. Lustgarten is the founding director of the Miami-headquartered Lustgarten Martin Investment Banking.

  • 02Feb

    Lori Senecal finally takes the coveted CEO chair at the senior advertising firm Crispin Porter and Bogusky. As the new CEO of the CP + B, Lori Senecal will oversee the global growth and expansion of the enterprise by harmonizing all its activities in the eight affiliate offices across the globe. See, http://adage.com/article/agency-news/lori-senecal-named-global-ceo-cp-b/297505/.

    As Lori Senecal assumed office, the chairman of the CP and B reported that she understood and loved the advertising agency. He further appreciated Lori’s loyalty, unwavering passion, and the excellent management skills. All the senior executive members of the firm have welcomed Lori and are ready to work alongside her to drive the global company to meet its goals.

    Lori Senecal’s appointment to CEO followed the company’s victory in scooping the global Infiniti account October the previous year. Their win was attributed to sound business policies implemented throughout the year. Ms.Senecal expressed her gratitude for the fact that her efforts at the company were appreciated. She stated that she would see to the global growth of the agency as she works alongside great talents and professionals in the organization.

    Ever since joining CP+B, Lori has significantly impacted on the agency policies. In the process, she came up with current systems that can be described as inventive, agile, consistent, and collaborative. Under her leadership and insight, CP & B Company has developed in different disciplines and geographical locations. That saw the agency’s recognition by the Advertising Age and the winning of the title of the creativity innovators of the year. Lori featured among the four agency executives to watch last year.

    Business is a rather complicated affair that needs just the bright minds like Lori Senecal’s to achieve success. She is among the women to look up to in the advertising business and management expertise. Lori has extensive skills having been in practice interacting with different people and firms. CP+B is an affiliate advertising agency of the parent company, MDC which is a publicly traded entity. Since 2010, CP & B has consequently received accolades as the advertising agency of the year. This huge success is owed to great leadership and management.

    For more info, check out Lori Senecal’s Twitter and CrunchBase bio.

 
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