How a 28-year-old went from running poker games and waitressing on roller skates to running her own ‚InsurTech’ startup

How a 28-year-old went from running poker games and waitressing on roller skates to running her own ‚InsurTech’ startup

LONDON — Phoebe Hugh, the 28-year-old CEO and founder of insurance startup Brolly, has had an unusual career path, to say the least. „I was running and dealing a Texas Hold ‚Em poker game; I was an Indian head masseuse; I was a roller-skating waitress; and then I started a company around that,” Hugh says,…

A ‚relentless’ 29-year-old is running JPMorgan’s crypto strategy — here’s what you can learn from him

A ‚relentless’ 29-year-old is running JPMorgan’s crypto strategy — here’s what you can learn from him

Oliver Harris, JPMorgan. JPMorgan LONDON — How can you climb the ranks at the big bank at a young age? „You have to be relentless in the pursuit of your goals,” says Oli Harris, who at 29 is JPMorgan’s head of crypto strategy. Harris is one of the people featured on Business Insider’s UK Fintech…

This 39-year-old quit his job running one of Google’s funnest divisions and took a huge pay cut to launch a startup — here’s why

This 39-year-old quit his job running one of Google’s funnest divisions and took a huge pay cut to launch a startup — here’s why

Ex-Google executive and Poplar founder David Ripert. David Ripert David Ripert was perfectly happy at Google. He saw himself as an „intrepreneur” there, a word used to describe people who lead startup-like innovations inside big companies. But after six years leading what might be one of the company’s most fun divisions, YouTube Space, he’s given…

Vimeo’s 34-year-old CEO on why she’s not worried about YouTube or Netflix, and how she plans to bring in $100 million this year

Vimeo’s 34-year-old CEO on why she’s not worried about YouTube or Netflix, and how she plans to bring in $100 million this year

Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud got the job at 34 because of her vision of doing things quite differently from YouTube and Netflix.Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud got the job in July because she had a vision for how to differentiate Vimeo from larger video services like YouTube and Netflix. At 34, she’s the…

An 87-year-old grandmother creates intricate drawings using Microsoft Paint — and people are blown away by her talent

An 87-year-old grandmother creates intricate drawings using Microsoft Paint — and people are blown away by her talent

She has over 124,000 followers on Instagram and counting.conchagzaera/Instagram Concha García Zaera creates digital masterpieces using Microsoft Paint. The 87-year-old grandmother often spends two weeks or more on a single drawing, paying close attention to detail. Zaera started drawing using Microsoft Paint 12 years ago, when her husband fell ill. Her paintings recently went viral…

A 16-year-old North Korean speed skater was disqualified from his only Olympic event after he appeared to try to trip up a Japanese opponent

A 16-year-old North Korean speed skater was disqualified from his only Olympic event after he appeared to try to trip up a Japanese opponent

North Korean speed skater Jong Kwang Bom appears to reach out to try to trip Ryosuke Sakazume. Reuters A North Korean athlete crashed out of his sole Winter Olympics event. Jong Kwang Bom tripped and seemingly tried to bring a fellow competitor down with him during the men’s 500-metre short track event. After a restart…

A 15-year-old boy was arrested for threatening copycat killings on Instagram after the Florida high school shooting

A 15-year-old boy was arrested for threatening copycat killings on Instagram after the Florida high school shooting

A sheriff’s vehicle seen outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after last week’s mass shooting. AP An unnamed teenage boy was arrested over threats made after America’s latest mass shooting. Officials say he threatened to kill people and listed numerous schools. All the schools were in the same district as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, where…