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Jay Z is launching his own venture capital firm
Jay Z is entering the world of venture capital. According to Axios' Dan Primack, the rapper and music mogul is launching his own VC fund along with Roc Nation president Jay Brown. The pair is also looking to add a third investment partner and plans to partner with Sherpa Capital to launch the fund, Axios reports. We reached out to representatives for Jay Z, and we'll update this story if we hear back. Jay Z — whose real name is Shawn Carter — has been investing in tech startups since at least 2012. Both Carter and Brown invested in Uber's Series B, according to Axios, and Carter has invested in three other startups: high-tech luggage maker Away, nail-parlor company Julep, and private-jet startup JetSmarter. Carter is also the co-owner of music streaming service Tidal. Carter and Brown's new fund will focus on seed-stage companies, but the fund size hasn't yet been confirmed, according to Axios. SEE ALSO: An 'Uber for private jets' startup jus..
21 unprofessional email habits that make everyone hate you
With the onslaught of emails we receive every day, it's hard to imagine how anyone could keep up professional email habits at all times. To make this task a little less daunting, we asked experts to highlight some of the least professional behaviors you could demonstrate when sending an email. While mastering the art of good email etiquette doesn't mean sending out beautifully crafted prose each time — that would take forever — if you can avoid these bad habits, you'll be off to a great start. SEE ALSO: 24 unprofessional habits that could get you fired DON'T MISS: 24 unprofessional habits that could cost you a job Sending 'urgent' emails that aren't urgent "Like the boy who cried wolf, if you abuse the urgent marker, it won't be long until no one will pay any attention to it," Rosemary Haefner, chief human-resources officer for CareerBuilder, tells Business Insider. And when you finally do send a truly urgent email, no one will pay attention..
THE IoT 101 REPORT: Your essential guide to the Internet of Things
You’ve likely heard the phrase Internet of Things, or IoT, at some point if you have been following any tech news in the last several years. But at the same time, you might be scratching your head figuring out what it is or what it means past a flashy buzzword. Simply put, the IoT refers to the connection of devices (other than typical fare such as computers and smartphones) to the Internet. Cars, refrigerators, juicers, wine racks, heart monitors, ovens, watches, and more are all candidates for connection. A new report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, called IoT 101: The Essential Guide to the Internet of Things, outlines the basics of the IoT and what this next wave of technology means to the everyday individual. The report dives into key IoT terms, predictions and trends for the IoT in the next five years, the industries that the IoT will affect the most, and the biggest challenges facing the IoT. Here are the key takeaways from the report:..
Urban Outfitters is selling a T-shirt with the classic AOL logo for $45 (AOL)
Want a taste of some 90's early internet nostalgia? For $45, this T-shirt featuring AOL's classic logo can be yours, courtesy of Urban Outfitters: Ted Leonsis, the former AOL exec and current owner of the Washington Capitals hockey team, even tweeted about it: AOL Tshirts, back in vogue here, click to buy. https://t.co/7SPjaOUfcc — Ted Leonsis (@TedLeonsis) February 18, 2017 Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Apple was supposed to move into its new $5 billion campus in January — here's what it looks like right now
13 up-and-coming New York City restaurants you need to try right now
Tired of heading to the same lunch and dinner places in New York City? Foursquare's "Trending This Week" list has got you covered. Combining implicit visits from the city guide app's users' activity with the check-ins that came from its sister app, Swarm, "Trending This Week" is a weekly roundup of new places that are sure to be buzzing. The list is updated each Tuesday morning. These 13 restaurants are sure to speak to your taste buds and Instagram followers. We suggest placing your reservations now. SEE ALSO: The best steakhouse in every state DON'T FORGET: Follow Business Insider's Lifestyle page on Facebook! 13. Coco & Cru 643 Broadway, Greenwich Village Experience the flavors of Sydney, Australia, at this Greenwich Village cafe. Stop by Coco & Cru for lunch, dinner, and a very special brunch dining experience. "Get your Aussie fix with a flat white here. They make a pretty mean bacon and egg roll, and have Coopers beer on tap," says Foursquare use..