Some of the best learning happens when you read stories about real people and real companies. Read them for ideas, for lessons, and inspiration. This week’s stories and strategies from real life are about Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, Skillshare, Instacart, Phantom Consulting, and Motif.
“Napster’s founders demonstrate the challenges of entrepreneurial second acts.”
“This startup built an alternative education system that’s poised to have a major impact on the learning landscape.”
“Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta thinks an hour or two is too long to wait for your groceries. Here’s what he’s doing about it.”
“It’s no easy task to juggle a workforce across five countries. Especially when they’re as varied as China, India, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.”
“Motif Investing of San Mateo was recently named No. 4 on CNBC’s second annual ‘Disruptor 50 list,’ ahead of better-known startups Spotify, Uber, Dropbox, Pinterest and Airbnb.”