Katelin Holloway led Reddit through one of its biggest crises of the decade. Now she’s joining Alexis Ohanian’s new fund to make sure other startups don’t make the same mistakes.

Summary List Placement It’s no secret that venture capitalists are piling into seed-stage investing, where the risk is higher, but so is the upside. Now, more investors are moving into the “pre-seed” stage for an even earlier shot at companies. Call it “soil investing.” Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian recently joined the ranks of pre-seed investors. He left his own VC firm, Initialized Capital, in July to raise a new fund that would back startup founders that had little more than a business plan. Called Seven Seven Six, the firm just hired its first partner, and it’s someone who’s locked arms with Ohanian before. The new partner, Katelin Holloway, was head… Read More

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The best luxury hotels on or near the Las Vegas Strip

 Summary List Placement Las Vegas hotels have always offered five-star luxury at accessible prices. Now, following the novel coronavirus, many hotels are open with strict new policies in place to promote a safe, healthy stay. We rounded up the best luxury hotels in Vegas, on or near the Las Vegas Strip, based on our own experiences, top Trip Advisor reviews, Booking.com ratings, and priced under $200 per night to start. Read more: The best cheap hotels in Las Vegas with prices under $100 per night There’s plenty to gamble on in Las Vegas, but when it comes to selecting a hotel post-pandemic, you may feel less willing to risk the… Read More

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A UBS report says Dollar General pays workers the least among 25 major retailers, even as the discount chain thrives amid the pandemic

Summary List Placement Dollar stores are thriving amid the pandemic, but their workers are among the lowest paid in the retail industry, according to a new report. Among 25 major US retailers, Dollar General pays employees the least at $9.68 an hour on average, UBS said in a report that analyzed self-reported wages on Payscale. Dollar Tree and Dollar King follow closely behind at $10, and $10.11, respectively. By comparison, Walmart pays employees $13.08 an hour on average per UBS. Target recently raised its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Read more: Dollar General is targeting younger, more affluent customers with Popshelf. Its chief merchandising officer explains why she isn’t… Read More

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Why Are People So Uncomfortable With The Affection Between Joe & Hunter Biden?

After a prominent Trump supporter criticized a photo of former Vice President Joe Biden hugging his son, Hunter, Twitter became a confusing party-line battle ground. The black and white photo, the two men are embracing while Hunter looks into the camera and Joe kisses his son on the cheek, became the subject of backlash from Republicans, who labeled the tender father-son moment as “inappropriate.” The brouhaha began with a tweet from John Cardillo, a Trump supporter, former NYPD officer, and radio host. “Does this look like an appropriate father/son interaction to you?” Cardillo asked, posting the photo to his feed. The implication was that there was something unnatural about Biden’s… Read More

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Black Celebs Are Transforming The Hair Aisle & Hollywood

When Tracee Ellis Ross scored the role of Joan Clayton in Girlfriends, she was excited to star in one of the most popular television shows of the early millennium. But for the first two years of taping, Ross had to wake up three hours before her early morning call time to do her own hair. Though the cast of the hit series were majority Black women, she still felt better equipped to style her hair than the professionals on set at the time. “I’ve worked on jobs where there was a lot of support, celebration, and understanding of my Blackness,” Ross told Refinery29. “But when it came to hair, I’ve… Read More

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How to view your listening history on Spotify in 3 ways, and see a full record of the songs you’ve heard over time

Summary List Placement Spotify keeps close track of your listening history, both for your convenience and to personalize the music it recommends to you. But if you’re trying to find that listening history, you might need to jump through a few hoops. But once you find it, you’ll get a completely up-to-date list of everything you’ve listened to recently. Here’s how to find your Spotify listening history, using both your phone and computer. How to see your Spotify listening history in the mobile app There are two ways to find your listening history in the Spotify mobile app. Both are available in the iPhone app, while only one is available… Read More

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