This former inmate built an Instagram for prison. Now he"s closing in on a multimillion-dollar raise.

FlikShop founder and CEO Marcus Bullock is raising an angel round led by former NBA All-Star Baron Davis, to be followed by a $4 million Series A next year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Mississippi man charged in $100M multi-state Ponzi scheme

Mississippi man faces 70 years in federal prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme affecting hundreds of victims acro.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 2nd, 2018

Convicted Child Molester Beaten to Death by Another Inmate After Less Than a Week in Prison

Agustin Duran attacked at Wasco State Prison while serving 55-to-life for child sex offenses......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Dollar jumps as market focuses on strong data over trade tension

The U.S. dollar rose on Wednesday as the market put aside trade tension fears and focused on expectation-beating inflation report, which increased prospects that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates another two times this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

4 effective business models that built billion-dollar companies

From software that's free to virtual goods that cost real money, all the new models have their uses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2018

Bullish central bank news lifts euro, Canadian dollar

The euro rose to a daily high on Wednesday after a report that European Central Bank policymakers were split over when the central bank would raise rates next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

BMW: Tariffs mean higher prices in China for US-made SUVs

Automaker BMW says it will have to raise prices on the U.S.-built SUVs it sells in China due to higher tariffs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 9th, 2018

Capitol Report: Multimillion-dollar award against PwC is window into typically secret auditor settlements

A federal .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

Premier Packaging gets green light on multimillion-dollar project

The project is a $10 million investment, according to city documents......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018

Software startup with Miami presence clinches $50M in venture capital

A software company with offices in Miami is now a unicorn. Celonis announced Tuesday the closing of a $50 million series B funding round, propelling the startup to a billion-dollar valuation. Existing investors, including Accel and 83North, led th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

How a rap lyric inspired a multimillion-dollar online platform

Confused about a rap song lyric, a line of Shakespeare, a news report or even a State of the Union address? Genius can help with that......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 27th, 2018

Self-made millionaire says $10 million is the new $1 million

Follow these 5 steps to accumulate the multimillion-dollar wealth necessary for financial security, says entrepreneur Grant Cardone......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 15th, 2018

Euro tumbles as ECB vows to keep rate down

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro fell a full cent against the dollar and government borrowing costs dropped on Thursday, after the European Central Bank vowed not to raise euro zone interest rates before the middle of next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar hangs onto small gains, with traders ready for Fed’s outlook on rates

The U.S. dollar held broadly to thin gains Wednesday, with traders ready to gauge how many more rate hikes are in the Federal Reserve’s pipeline if the central bank meets expectations to raise rates later Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Stocks on edge, dollar rises as Trump, Kim raise hopes at landmark summit

SYDNEY (Reute.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2018

Single mom builds multimillion-dollar trolley business

A single mother of two put everyth.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 8th, 2018

Speech recognition triggers fun AR stickers in Panda"s video app

Panda has built the next silly social feature Snapchat and Instagram will want to steal. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 8th, 2018

A male model known as the "beefcake bandit" went on a robbery spree — and he"s been sentenced to seven years in prison

stokes_photo/Instagram A model who has been dubbed the "beefcake bandit" .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2018

Depressing pics emerge from Toys R Us" closing HQ

Toys R Us is in the process of liquidating its US business, and that includes furniture and office supplies from its headquarters. "Everything must go, even Geoffrey," Toys R Us stated in an Instagram post announcing the sale......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 6th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Koch brothers finance campaign to oppose Trump’s tariffs

Three organizations financed by conservative billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are launching a multimillion-dollar campaign against President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imports......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2018

Effects of E.coli Outbreak in Lettuce Ripple Through Food-Supply Chain

The outbreak of E.coli traced to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz., is expected to deal a multimillion-dollar blow to the food industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 30th, 2018