The Shortcomings of the App-Mentality

With 1645 billionaires in the world today and an increasing number of them joining the Three Comma Club through applications such as WhatsApp, Snapchat and so on, one can see the appeal of making the next big app.

The formula is simple. Make an Application. People use it. You (and your team) get rich.

Why Whatsapp Is Worth $19billion

As seen on money.cnn.com What is WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a mobile messaging service that functions as a kind of a social network. WhatsApp users can send messages to one or many recipients at the same time, and they can even share their locations. In many ways, WhatsApp’s users are just the kind of customers Facebook…

‘ Why We Don’t Sell Ads ‘- Whatsapp Founders

As seen on Whatsapp’s blog   Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. – Tyler Durden, Fight Club Brian and I spent a combined 20 years at Yahoo!, working hard to keep the site working. And yes, working hard to sell ads, because…

Apple Inc. Buys Nigerian Born Chinedu Echeruo’s Hopstop.com For $1 Billion

Following up from our piece on him, please find below: As seen on Africanleadership Apple has acquired Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com, The Wall Street Journal’s publication, AllThingsDigital reports. Founded in 2005, HopStop.com makes mobile applications for both iOS and Android that covers over 300 cities and that helps people get directions or find nearby subway stations…

New York Schoolboy Who Made $72MILLION Trading Stocks On His Lunch Breaks

AS SEEN ON DAILYMAIL || He has not yet reached his 18th birthday. But Mohammed Islam, from Queens, New York, has already made an estimated $72million – from trading stocks on his lunch breaks at school, according to New York magazine’s Monday issue. The 17-year-old, who started dabbling in penny stocks at the tender age of…

TOMS Founder: ‘Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.’

One of the very first entrepreneurs we profiled on CreativityTurf is Blake Mycoskie, in a way his work, the sociality in his enterprise was a source of motivation, so coming across this interview and seeing how he has expanded his reach is worth to be shared… AS SEEN ON Entrepreneur|| By Nina Zipkin As founder…