China’s Didi Chuxing is raising up to $6 billion at a valuation of over $50 billion

Didi Chuxing, the on-demand giant that drove Uber out of China, is set to become the world’s second-highest valued tech startup. Beijing-based Didi is in the process of raising a round that could reach as high as $6 billion at a valuation that would exceed $50 billion, a source with knowledge of discussions told TechCrunch. That’s not far from…

How to Make Benign Neglect Work for You

Image credit: JHK2303 | Getty Images The other day, one of the morning shows did a segment on men’s socks, an area of commerce which has seen little change over the years. Until recently, men’s socks came in three styles — boring dull, and bland. The last major innovation to push the “sock envelope” was the argyle…

The 4 Skills Needed to Make a Great Impression

Image credit: Illustration by Guy Shield; Sidebar illustrations by Brown Bird Design; Icons by Radio This story appears in the May 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Making a great first impression is crucial — not only in your professional life, but socially, too. But first impressions are not always easy, and if you fail…

Read Pope Francis's Empowering Ted Talk Here

Pope Francis Image credit: Ted Talk On April 26, 2017, Pope Francis delivered a pre-recorded TED Talk directly from Vatican City for the conference series “The Future You.” During the talk, titled “Why the only future worth building includes everyone,” the spiritual leader emphasizes the importance of caring for one another, equality and using your…

A Look at the Benefits of Money-Back Guarantees in Modern Marketing

Image credit: Shutterstock In pursuit of gaining a competitive advantage in crowded industries, many brands offer money-back guarantees. The idea is that they build trust with customers and remove any unnecessary friction from the conversion funnel. But, are these guarantees worth the trouble? Related: Entitled to a Shipping Refund? Get Help Collecting It. Understanding the money-back guarantee…

Everfi raises $190 million to teach life skills and touchy subjects online

Everfi Inc. has raised $190 million in Series D funding to teach students online the life skills and touchy subject matter that they never learned in school. A sampling of courses offered by Everfi range from “Harassment Prevention Training” for the workforce, to “Alcohol EDU” for college students and “Vault Understanding Money” for fourth-, fifth-…

Everfi raises $190 million to teach life skills and touchy subjects online

Everfi Inc. has raised $190 million in Series D funding to teach students online the life skills and touchy subject matter that they never learned in school. A sampling of courses offered by Everfi range from “Harassment Prevention Training” for the workforce, to “Alcohol EDU” for college students and “Vault Understanding Money” for fourth-, fifth-…