This Venture Capitalist Started Her Own Firm Without Any Investing Experience or Degree. Here’s How She Did It

Arlan Hamilton was homeless, sleeping on the floor of the San Francisco International Airport and couch-surfing for months when it finally happened. The 38-year-old launched Backstage Capital in 2015, a venture capital firm that invests in under-invested founders, like women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community. Hamilton …

How to Use Feature Flags in Continuous Integration

A lot has been written about the benefits of achieving true Continuous Integration (CI) into production systems. This tutorial will demonstrate a simple workflow that achieves CI. We’ll be using Feature Flags and Remote Config to avoid the need for feature branches in Git, as well as any sort of …

Amazon Seller Competition Can Be Vicious and Brutal

Amazon Seller Competition Can Be Vicious and Brutal Amazon can be and often is a good marketplace for small businesses, but there are competitors who game the system to cut the legs out from under a rival, resulting in that rival’s immediate suspension from Amazon—bringing a sudden halt to what …