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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends


How Glossier turned itself into a billion-dollar beauty brand

When Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss first had the idea of launching a beauty startup, she began with a simple question: how could you make a beauty brand whose sweatshirt people would want to wear? As founder of beauty blog Into the Gloss, which she started in 2010, Weiss had worked with household name beauty conglomerates on advertising and sponsorship deals, and found that many were struggling to engage with the new generation of millennial consumers. “I went through that exercise of loo...
Tags: Business, Entrepreneurship, Weiss, Emily Weiss


12 wildly successful companies started by people in their 20s

It's never too young to act on a great idea, and these successful entrepreneurs prove just that. Steve Jobs was only 21 when he started Apple out of his parents' garage, and Tyler Haney was 25 when she launched clothing company Outdoor Voices. David Karp, who founded Tumblr in his early 20s, faked a deep voice during important phone calls to get adults to take him seriously. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Whether they dropped out of college, spent hours holed up in their ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Florida, Maryland, Steve Jobs, Ebay, US, NFL, San Francisco, Trends, Vogue, EK, Richard Branson, Tumblr, Vox, Gq


Women don’t need state-mandated quotas to succeed

In 2018, California became the first state in the U.S. to mandate that corporate boards of directors include women. A new lawsuit from the Pacific Legal Foundation questions whether this law violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by putting equal numbers over equal treatment. Senate Bill 826 requires at least one woman to be on the board of publicly held companies in California by the end of 2019. By August 2021, at least two women must sit on boards with five members, ...
Tags: Congress, California, Opinion, Sport, Soccer, United States, New Jersey, Netherlands, Norway, Pew Research Center, Economist, Sheryl Sandberg, City Hall, France Germany, Pacific Legal Foundation, Emily Weiss


Glossier founder Emily Weiss: ‘Beauty has very little to do with looks’

Glossier, the cult beauty brand, is transforming the way women use makeup. Emily Weiss, founder and ‘disruptor’, shares her vision for the cosmetics industry that’s made her start-up worth $1.2bn in five yearsHalfway down an expensive shopping street in Covent Garden, a few weeks before Christmas, two women stand outside a large glassy facade, wielding clipboards with intent. Their presence suggests the opening of an exclusive club, perhaps, or the private view for a buzzy new art exhibition. Th...
Tags: Business, Fashion, London, Makeup, Women, Life and style, Retail industry, Beauty, Covent Garden, William Morris, Emily Weiss, Rachel Whiteread


Thirty-one women who “run the world” — and what can be learned from them

Today, a new book called “Girls Who Run the World” hits real and virtual bookshelves, and for anyone with a middle-school aged kid or looking to inspire a high-schooler, it might be worth checking out. Featuring 31 women who are the CEOs of companies that they have created themselves — think Spanx, Glossier, Caribou Sciences, and Stitch Fix — each of their stories underscores that dreams really can be made into reality when you want something badly enough. We talked yesterday with the book’s aut...
Tags: TC, Stanford, Tech, Autodesk, Birchbox, Tracy Young, Anne Wojcicki, Diet Coke, Mariam Naficy, Shiseido, Jesse Genet, Lumi, Emily Weiss, Nina Tandon, Jennifer Hyman, Farmgirl Flowers


Glossier's New Serum Will Give Your Skin a Better Glow Than Your Favorite Highlighter

Glossier found a way to bottle up the dewy skin look you've been seeing on Instagram into one no-fuss product. The brand released Futuredew, what it calls an "oil-serum hybrid" that promises to keep skin moisturized and shining for up to 12 hours. "It's long-wear skin care," Glossier founder Emily Weiss said at the event for the product. She explained that it was created for those who want that post-facial glow, fast. "You know when you get a facial or when you put [your skin care] on in the mor...
Tags: Beauty, Skin Care, Weiss, Emily Weiss, Beauty Trends, Beauty Review, Glossier


Cofounders Jen Rubio and Steph Korey built online luggage retailer Away into a $1.4 billion company in just 3 years. Next up, it wants to be a 'travel brand.'

Away, an online luggage seller, announced on Wednesday it raised $100 million at $1.4 billion valuation just three years after it was founded by Jen Rubio and Steph Korey. Away is the most recent female-founded company that has been valued at or above $1 billion in recent months, including Emily Weiss' skin-care and makeup company Glossier and Jennifer Hyman's clothing-rental company Rent the Runway. Rubio told Business Insider the surge in larger funding rounds and valuations for female-foun...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, New York Times, Rubio, Steph, Emily Weiss, Jennifer Hyman, Jen Rubio, Steph Korey, Steph Korey Away, Rubio Away


Cofounders Jen Rubio and Steph Korey built online luggage retailer Away into a $1.4 billion company in just three years. Next up, it wants to be a 'travel brand.'

Away, an online luggage seller, announced Wednesday it raised $100 million at $1.4 valuation just three years after it was founded by Jen Rubio and Steph Korey. Away is the most recent female-founded company that has been valued at or above $1 billion in recent months, including Emily Weiss's skincare and makeup company Glossier and Jennifer Hyman's clothing rental company Rent the Runway. Rubio told Business Insider the surge in larger funding rounds and valuations for female-founded companie...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, New York Times, Rubio, Steph, Emily Weiss, Jennifer Hyman, Jen Rubio, Steph Korey, Steph Korey Away, Rubio Away


Spotify, Chance The Rapper, Kesha Join Webby Winners 2019

Chance The Rapper, Childish Gambino, Kesha, Solange and Spotify were among the 2019 Webby Award Winners alongside Steph Curry, Ellen DeGeneres, The Walking Dead, Trevor Noah and more. Three million votes were cast in more than 240 countries to choose the Winners of the Webby People’s Voice Awards. This year’s Winners will be recognized alongside Special Achievement honorees, including trailblazer Greta Thunberg, actor Issa Rae, Glossierfounder Emily Weiss, artist Tierra Whack, and host...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, New York, Instagram, Jimmy Fallon, New York City, Disney, America, Nasa, Cnn, Netflix, House, Conan, Musicians, Emma Stone


These Women Are Reinventing The Workplace For Mothers

The first quarter of 2019 has been impressive for women-founded companies. Glossier (founded by Emily Weiss) and Rent The Runway (founded by Jennifer Fleiss and Jennifer Hyman) both announced their unicorn status (VC-speak for companies with over a $1-billion-dollar valuation). And there has been a flurry of good news about impressive funding rounds for Ellevest ($33 million), Landit ($13 million), Billie ($25 million), ThirdLove ($55 million), and Fairygodboss ($10 million) — just to name a f...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, London, Silicon Valley, John, Postmates, Winnie, Moma, Quincy, Chloe, Emily Weiss, Jennifer Hyman, Audrey Gelman, Fairygodboss, Ellevest


Lyft’s IPO is hot, YC demo day, two new unicorns, and what’s Boy Brow?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm took us through an IPO, a big round, 943 startup pitches, two new unicorns, and some scooter news. A very 2019 mix, really. Up first we took a peek at the latest from the Lyft IPO saga. Recall that Lyft is beating Uber to the public markets, and we can report that it’s having a good time doing so. The popular ride-hailing co...
Tags: Apple, Lyft, Tech, Paris, Kate, Alex, Bain Capital Ventures, Alex Wilhelm, Hyman, Emily Weiss, Franklin Templeton Investments, Jennifer Fleiss, Kate Clark, Jen Hyman


Makeup brand Glossier valued at over $1 billion in latest funding round: Reuters

(Reuters) – Glossier Inc, the online cosmetics company with a cult following among millennials, was valued at over $1 billion in a latest funding round led by Sequoia Capital, joining a clutch of billion-dollar makeup brands that are powered by the founders’ social-media popularity. The series D funding round, which raised $100 million, included some existing and new investors such as Tiger Global Management and Spark Capital, Glossier said. Glossier’s products have been worn by Beyonce, Chrissy...
Tags: Yahoo, Trends, Sequoia Capital, Reuters, Emily Weiss, VC Deals, Huda Beauty, Megan Quinn, Oath Inc, Vanessa Wittman, Reuters Glossier Inc, Beyonce Chrissy Teigen Miranda Kerr, PitchBook Data With, Kylie Cosmetics Pat McGrath Labs Jessica Alba


Glossier's Juicy New Skin-Care Product Basically Screams Summer

Just two weeks after the buzziest beauty launch in recent history (also known as Glossier Play), Glossier founder Emily Weiss and her genius P&D associates are back with something even juicier. Sure, it's no vibrant teal gel eyeliner or shimmery Glitter Gelée, but it is fresh, seasonal, and very on brand for Glossier: the newly-formulated Balm Dotcom in Mango.The tropical stone fruit joins Original, Birthday, Rose, Cherry, Mint, and Coconut in the Balm Dotcom range, which has already earned a c...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Rose, Emily Weiss


Glossier triples valuation, enters unicorn club with $100M round

Glossier, known for its flagship line of barely there beauty products, has landed a $100 million Series D led by Sequoia Capital. The round values Emily Weiss’ business at a whopping $1.2 billion, fully cementing the company as a startup “unicorn” and tripling the valuation it garnered with a $52 million Series C in 2018. News of the round was first reported by The Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by Glossier. “We are building an entirely new kind of beauty company: one that owns the dist...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Instagram, Funding, Tech, Dropbox, Venture Capital, Estee Lauder, Quinn, Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital, Wall Street Journal, IVP, WSJ, Tiger Global Management


Glossier launches its first spin-off brand, a line of Instagram-friendly ‘dialed-up’ beauty extras

Glossier, known for its line of understated makeup products and a cult-following of millennial Instagrammers, is getting colorful with the launch of its first spin-off brand, Glossier Play. The company — led by founder and chief executive officer Emily Weiss, who built the nearly $400 million business from a makeup blog called Into The Gloss — has raised a total of $92 million in venture capital funding from top-tier consumer investors Forerunner Ventures, Index Ventures and IVP. Stitch Fi...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Instagram, Entertainment, Social Media, Tech, Estee Lauder, IVP, Stitch Fix, Troye Sivan, Weiss, Emily Weiss, Kirsten Green, Glossier, Katrina Lake


9 Ombré Nail-Art Ideas You’ll Want To Try This Weekend

Pulling off a nail-art look at home is inherently daunting. No matter how much you want itsy-bitsy silver stars on your fingers, you know the safest bet is to buy a pack of stickers, shell out $20 for a manicure, or risk losing your mind trying to paint them on yourself.Luckily, the reigning manicure trend this winter is the antithesis of pain-in-the-ass nail art: Faded ombré is soft, sophisticated, and the perfect DIY project to tackle as you rewatch The Red Table Talk for the fifth time.Ahea...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Nails Inc, Sally Hansen, Essie, Melania Trump, Emily Weiss, Gilty Party, Julie Kandalec, Kandalec, Nail pro Naomi Yasuda, Devil Wears Nada


Glossier Just Announced Some Major — & Mysterious — News

As the major buzz around every new launch proves, Glossier has a knack for keeping fans on their toes — with their hands reaching for their wallets. Since launching in 2014, the brand has expertly built a cult of consumers dedicated to its minimalist makeup and skin care outfitted in millennial-pink packaging; in the past year alone, it's opened a permanent brick-and-mortar HQ, expanded its core complexion range, and even contributed to Beyoncé's look at last year's Grammy Awards.But Glossier's...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Instagram, Bloomberg, Emily Weiss


The Understated Ombré Nail Trend You’ll Want To Wear All Winter

Pulling off the tiny nail-art look at home is inherently daunting — no matter how much you want trendy itsy-bitsy silver stars on your fingers, you know the safest bet is to buy a pack of stickers, shell out $20 for a manicure, or risk losing your mind trying to paint them on yourself.Luckily, the next new trend to take off this winter is the antithesis of pain-in-the-ass nail art: Faded ombré is soft, sophisticated, and the perfect DIY project to recreate as you binge watch The Ted Bundy Tapes...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Nails Inc, Mona, Sally Hansen, Essie, Melania Trump, Emily Weiss, Zoya, Gilty Party, Julie Kandalec, Kandalec, Nail pro Naomi Yasuda, Trudith, Devil Wears Nada


Getting the most out of Retail’s Big Show

Not only is this time of year crazy busy for retailers due to holiday shopping promotions and end of year sales blitzes – it’s also when brands and retailers start prepping for Retail’s Big Show. The National Retail Federation (NRF) puts on retail’s big event every January in New York City and there’s a lot to cover in those three days.    What’s the most overwhelming thing about the event? The agenda!    There’s a lot of great speakers and topics to cover, but how are retailers to prioritiz...
Tags: Nordstrom, Featured, New York City, Events, Seo, B2C, Brian Cornell, Mastercard, Nrf, Scott, Baldwin, BJ, Javits Convention Center, Fred Segal, Emily Weiss, Scott Galloway


Getting the most out of Retail’s Big Show 

Not only is this time of year crazy busy for retailers due to holiday shopping promotions and end of year sales blitzes – it’s also when brands and retailers start prepping for Retail’s Big Show. The National Retail Federation (NRF) puts on retail’s big event every January in New York City and there’s a lot to cover in those three days.    What’s the most overwhelming thing about the event? The agenda!    There’s a lot of great speakers and topics to cover, but how are retailers to prioritize?...
Tags: Nordstrom, New York City, Events, Seo, Best Buy, Brian Cornell, Mastercard, Retail's Big Show, Nrf, Don, Scott, Baldwin, Javits Convention Center, Fred Segal, Emily Weiss, Scott Galloway


Glossier Is Having Its Biggest Sale Of The Year — On Everything

Sometimes when you see a 20% off sale, you think: Eh, I'll be fine skipping this one because how much am I really saving. That is, unless we're talking about Glossier. Emily Weiss and Co. only post sales once a year, so this is your only chance to refill your Boy Brow and Lash Slick mascara for the cheap. And that's as good a reason as any to throw all your sale hesitation (and hard-earned cash) out the pale-pink penthouse showroom window.From Black Friday through Cyber Monday — Friday, Novembe...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Secret Santa, Emily Weiss, Glossier Emily Weiss


Glossier Is Having Its Biggest Sale Of The Year — On Everything

Sometimes when you see a 20% off sale, you think: Eh, I'll be fine skipping this one because how much am I really saving. That is, unless we're talking about Glossier. Emily Weiss and Co. only post sales once a year, so this is your only chance to refill your Boy Brow and Lash Slick mascara for the cheap. And that's as good a reason as any to throw all your sale hesitation (and hard-earned cash) out the pale-pink penthouse showroom window.From Black Friday through Cyber Monday — Friday, Novembe...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Secret Santa, Emily Weiss, Glossier Emily Weiss


Leopard Print Nail Art Is A Fashion Girl Favorite For Fall

Even if your workday uniform is more classic than colorful — like dark raw-hemmed jeans, a white t-shirt, and black leather booties — you've probably found yourself gravitating to leopard print now and then. From fresh A-line duster coats to fashion girls' favorite high-rise bike shorts, animal motifs have pushed out sailor stripes and polka dots as the print du jour for fall.But before you go running to Zara to blow your most recent paycheck for the sake of fashion, we recommend you dip your f...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Zara, Emily Weiss, Michelle Lee


This Jumbo-Sized Bum Bum Cream Sold Out In Minutes — Here's What To Buy Instead

You always want what you can’t have — especially when it comes to beauty products. That’s why we’re getting the inside scoop from your favorite retailers on what’s selling out right now, how to sign up for waitlists, and where to go to find the next best thing. Because if everyone’s buying it, you know it has to be good.People think they want to smell like the beach. Not the salty water or seagull poop — but that feeling of laying back on a soft terrycloth towel, wearing your cutest bikini, wit...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Walmart, Kiehl, Emily Weiss, Creme de Corps, Biggie Biggie Bum Bum Cream, So Sol de Janeiro, Sol de Janeiro Biggie Biggie Bum Bum Cream, Jergens Jergens Ultra


Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on why the company won’t sell on Amazon

E-commerce beauty startup founder, Glossier CEO Emily Weiss, dished on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 this morning about some of the company’s top competitors in the e-commerce space, including Amazon as well as the forthcoming threat from Instagram – which is building out its own standalone shopping app, according to reports.  Glossier, founded in 2014 and backed by $87 million, has created a massive beauty brand that’s now a household name among women. And it’s done so without being on Am...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Ecommerce, Instagram, Shopping, Tech, E-commerce, Beauty, Commerce, Weiss, Emily Weiss, Glossier, Amazon When, Amazon Plus Amazon, Amazon Fashion Prime Wardrobe, Keith Peiris


Uppercase raises $3.5M to help e-tailers open brick-and-mortar stores

People like to say that brick-and-mortar retail is dead, but direct-to-consumer businesses continue to dabble with physical stores all the same. Why? Because brick-and-mortar retail provides businesses with benefits an online shopping platform can’t, namely  consumer experiences that create and sustain shopper’s relationships with brands.  To help the next generation of digitally native stores expand into the physical world, Uppercase, formerly known as thisopenspace, is launching out o...
Tags: Startups, TC, Funding, New York City, Marketing, Toronto, Los Angeles, Tech, E-commerce, Economy, Online Shopping, Canada, Retail, Warby Parker, Indochino, Merchandising


A Veteran Magazine Editor Explains What Celebrities REALLY Do to Look Good

Image Source: Getty / Dimitrios Kambouris If there's one person a beauty reporter loves interviewing, it's Linda Wells. She's the founding editor in chief of Allure, chief creative officer at Revlon, and founder of the new cosmetics brand Flesh, and she hobnobs with beauty industry elite. But it's not just her résumé that makes us giddy, it's that we can also count on Wells to deliver thoughtful answers to questions we work hard to craft - questions that usually garner the same mundane, skirt-a...
Tags: Makeup, Beauty, New York Times, Vogue, Hulu, Diana Vreeland, La Mer, Don, Wells, Revlon, Pat McGrath, Emily Weiss, Kajal, Eva Chen, It Cosmetics, Beauty Interview


Glossier: A People-Powered Beauty Ecosystem

Trailblazing an on-site social commerce model, the beauty company Glossier has broken the conventional rules of online shopping. Where traditionally most retailers and brands have focused their eCommerce ecosystem on breadth of choice, Glossier has brought a consumer-centric experience to life, offering breadth of connections. A New Method to Lure the Customer Taking the good of the in-store shopping experience, accounting for the bad, and adjusting to build the best place for customers to vi...
Tags: Amazon, Sem, Forbes, ITG, Emily Weiss, Katie Oden Integer Dallas


Announcing the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 Agenda

TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s biggest and most impactful tech startup conference, and this year, we’re upping the stakes even more. Taking place at Moscone West, Disrupt SF will feature the biggest names in tech, from Reid Hoffman to Kirsten Green to Dara Khosrowshahi. The agenda will have something for everyone. Into transportation tech? We’ll be joined by Cruise’s Kyle Vogt, BMW’s Dieter May, and Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Want to learn more about AI? Kai-Fu Lee from Sinovation and ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Uber, Hbo, Softbank, Africa, Tech, General Motors, Adidas, Paypal, Nasa, Netflix, Cruise, United States, Dropbox