Americans are already exhausted with the 2020 election, and it’s just getting started. Other countries have laws limiting the length of campaigns.

The 2020 US presidential election season will have lasted 1,194 days by the time it’s over. Unlike other developed countries, the US does not have any laws limiting the lengths of campaigns. The lengthy campaigns in the US exhaust voters and cause a slew of other issues, even as some might contend they offer voters sufficient time to educate themselves on the candidates. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. 920 days. That’s the length of time between when the first Democrat declared their candidacy for the 2020 election and when voting actually began with the Iowa caucuses on February 3. That first candidate, former Rep. John Delaney of Maryland,… Read More

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Meet Rebekah Neumann: Insiders describe the spiritual, strategic mastermind who is the driving force behind WeWork and her husband, Adam Neumann

Rebekah and Adam Neumann cofounded WeWork. After the startup’s downfall last summer, and Adam’s departure as CEO, the pair moved to Israel to escape media scrutiny. Rebekah Neumann has been described as a powerful influence on both WeWork and her husband. Despite genuinely wanting to do good for mankind, Rebekah lavished in the billionaire lifestyle, even flying her hairdresser to WeWork’s London Summer Camp one year. Rebekah’s parents gifted her $1 million when she married Adam to buy a home; instead, she used the money to invest in WeWork. She was the driving force behind the company’s controversial S-1 documents and obsessed with how she and Adam could brand themselves… Read More

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Meet Rebekah Neumann: Insiders describe the spiritual, strategic mastermind who is the driving force behind WeWork and her husband, Adam Neumann

Rebekah and Adam Neumann cofounded WeWork. After the startup’s downfall last summer, and Adam’s departure as CEO, the pair moved to Israel to escape media scrutiny. Rebekah Neumann has been described as a powerful influence on both WeWork and her husband. Despite genuinely wanting to do good for mankind, Rebekah lavished in the billionaire lifestyle, even flying her hairdresser to WeWork’s London Summer Camp one year. Rebekah’s parents gifted her $1 million when she married Adam to buy a home; instead, she used the money to invest in WeWork. She was the driving force behind the company’s controversial S-1 documents and obsessed with how she and Adam could brand themselves… Read More

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This LA founder just raised $40 million for his startup. Here’s his unconventional advice to founders on putting together a pitch deck.

Mike Whitmire’s company, FloQast, just raised $40 million in Series C funding. Like most founders, he used a pitch deck to solicit investments, but he approached preparing his presentation in some unusual ways. Even though companies of the maturity of FloQast are expected to disclose their key numbers in their pitches, Whitmire intentionally left numbers out. He also treated it as a work-in-progress, revising it along the way Click here for more BI Prime stories. Mike Whitmire thinks the conventional wisdom about pitch decks is all wrong, particularly when it comes to later-stage startups. When companies of that maturity level go out seeking funding, the thinking is typically that their… Read More

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This LA founder just raised $40 million for his startup. Here’s his unconventional advice to founders on putting together a pitch deck.

Mike Whitmire’s company, FloQast, just raised $40 million in Series C funding. Like most founders, he used a pitch deck to solicit investments, but he approached preparing his presentation in some unusual ways. Even though companies of the maturity of FloQast are expected to disclose their key numbers in their pitches, Whitmire intentionally left numbers out. He also treated it as a work-in-progress, revising it along the way Click here for more BI Prime stories. Mike Whitmire thinks the conventional wisdom about pitch decks is all wrong, particularly when it comes to later-stage startups. When companies of that maturity level go out seeking funding, the thinking is typically that their… Read More

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Trump is losing the support of the United States’ closest ally after the president slammed down the phone on them during an ‘apoplectic’ call

Donald Trump is close to losing the support of the United States’ closest ally after a growing series of public rows. The president reportedly slammed down the phone on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson during what officials described as an “apoplectic” call. In recent weeks Johnson and senior members of his government have staged repeated public criticisms of Trump and his administration. Johnson has accused Trump of “failing to lead” and “letting the air out of the tires of the world economy.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Donald Trump’s previously close relationship with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks close to collapse, following new revelations that the president… Read More

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