Bite-size speeches are the thing at mingling events these days, as organizers aim to add speakers but avoid long, boring addresses. Getting to the point has always been valued in the business world, but some events now have rules around it.
Jacob Blackett and Sterling White buy rental houses. Through their 6-month-old firm, Holdfolio, the 24-year-olds plan to bundle them and sell investors equity stakes in the portfolio through a Web-based platform.
Chris Leeuw opened the doors of the NeuroHope rehab clinic on Feb. 18 to offer patients more time to recover and to help them remain healthy in spite of their immobilizing spinal cord and brain injuries.