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,…

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…

Brexit, one year to go: Time is running out for Theresa May to get a deal

Brexit, one year to go: Time is running out for Theresa May to get a deal

Theresa May has just one year left to negotiate a Brexit deal. Jack Taylor / Getty It has been exactly one year since Theresa May triggered Article 50 and kick-started the Brexit process. Notable progress has been made on several key issues, but more notable is the number and scale of the problems still to…