A GoFundMe for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting has raised over $140,000 in just 9 hours. Here’s how you can help.

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images A man killed 11 people and injured six more in a horrific shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning. When 29-year-old Shay Khatiri heard about the tragedy, he decided to set up a GoFundMe page for the victims and their families. By Saturday night, the page had raised over $ […]

The CEO of a startup that’s raised $20 million deleted email from his phone and sometimes goes 2 weeks without checking on his team

Van Sarki Hinge founder and CEO Justin McLeod doesn’t have email on his smartphone. He said it makes him a better leader because he has time and space to think, and doesn’t get wrapped up in the minutia of running a business. McLeod sometimes disconnects from his team for weeks at a time for the […]

MoviePass owner announces it recently raised $65 million in new funding (HMNY)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Ted Farnsworth, the CEO of Helios and Matheson Analytics, which owns MoviePass, said on Tuesday that the company has raised $ 65 million in new funding. He also said that that MoviePass has controlled its spending since changing to the three-movies-per-month plan.   MoviePass isn’t going anywhere — at least according to Ted […]

The cofounder of a shaving company that’s raised nearly half a billion dollars to take on Unilever and Procter & Gamble explains how he’s building a brand to last 100 years

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Jeff Raider is the cofounder and co-CEO of razor company Harry’s. Raider is also a cofounder of eyeglasses company Warby Parker, and brought its vertically-integrated, direct-to-consumer model to shaving with Harry’s. In an episode of Business Insider’s podcast “This Is Success,” Raider explained how working himself to exhaustion across three jobs taught […]

We tried the athleisure brand Canadian women can’t get enough of — it just raised $18 million to expand across the US, so you can expect to see it everywhere soon

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Lolë Montreal-based company Lolë makes activewear that yogis, wellness advocates, and travelers love.  We can confirm that its technical apparel is at once stylish, feminine, and comfortable.  Though the company […]

New investigation says partner in Trump’s Toronto hotel raised financing after sending $100 million to a Putin-controlled bank

Mike Cassese/Reuters FT: Trump’s business partner on the Trump Toronto tower paid a $ 100 million commission to a middleman with Kremlin links to help facilitate the sale of a stake in a Russian steel mill. The stake was sold for $ 850 million and some of that money may have gone to the Trump […]

Questions are being raised about Facebook’s decision to give a Russian internet company temporary special access to its user data (FB)

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize Facebook acknowledged that it gave Mail.Ru special access to user data after 2015, when it officially ended the system that allowed third-party apps to access user data. Mail.Ru was among dozens of companies that were granted special temporary access to Facebook user data. Mail.Ru has ties to the Kremlin, […]

Speedrunners raised $2.21 million for Doctors Without Borders

Speedrunning charity event Summer Games Done Quick finished up this past Sunday. The recipient of the funds raised druing the event, which saw players rushing as fast as possible through titles like Animaniacs, Pikimin 3 and Rise of the Tomb Raider, went to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Gamers raised $ 2,122,529.20 for the medical charity […]