The Chainsmokers Continue to Climb the Ladder of Musical Success

EDM/Pop duo, the Chainsmokers, have been continuously growing bigger as a pop act. Over the years, they have acclaimed great success over the release of their hit singles. Their newest achievement, however, may be their finest. Two years after their 2016 single, “Closer”(feat. Halsey), was released, the hit has been certified diamond in the U.S. The accolade comes from the single selling at least 10 million units.

The duo decided to break the news to the general public by announcing it over their Instagram page. With the statement came a picture of the two holding their diamond plaques for “Closer”.

The song isn’t just a massive accomplishment for the band itself. It has proven to be noteworthy for its longevity on the U.S pop charts. For two years, “Closer” stayed within the top 100 for over two years, making it the fourth longest-running hit in the U.S history.

The succLibraryess of the song hasn’t just helped out the Chainsmokers. With its release, it helped further establish the career of American singer-songwriter, Halsey. The young, up and coming artist also received credit for diamond-selling song. Many suggest it is her breakout hit as she continues to catapult herself into pop stardom.

In addition to chart accomplishments, “Closer” was also nominated for a Grammy in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Category. The song competed against other songs from artists such as Twenty One Pilots. While it did not win a Grammy, it continues to enjoy success through massive amounts of radio play, streams, and single sales across the U.S. It has established the Chainsmokers as reining superstars of their genre, even though they had already been achieving success throughout the years with their other hits released. The group continues to work on music and looks to be a force to be reckoned with in the music industry for years to come.

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Doe Deere’s Journey As a Hardworking Immigrant

For millions of people around the world, USA represents an ideal life. This was not different for Doe Deere. Her dream to come to USA happened at the tender age of 17 years. Although Deere was born and raised in Xenia Vorotova (in Russia), American culture was part of her young age. She interacted with the vast fashion industry and entertainment business through music, magazines, and movies. Together with her mother and her one sister, Doe Deere made a decision to come to the USA, specifically New York to start a new life.

Like many immigrants, the flashy life in music and in magazines was different from what Deere and her family experienced. Nevertheless, it was worth a trial. During that time, New York had its own challenges. Doore believes that the city’s challenges gave her and her family a better preparation for what was going to come –a successful brand. The challenges of living in homeless shelters and having less money according to Deere were sad but she refers the experience as part of the preparation to who she is today.

Two years after landing in USA, Doe Deere and her family were able to have a home. Although according to her the home did not fit the perfect picture of a home, it was a great start for them. During this period, she was able to work on her childhood dream of becoming an entrepreneur. The journey, however, bore fruits, eight years later when she successfully founded Lime Crime. The company is primarily a beauty company specializing in makeup products.

From 2008, the company has expanded the brand scope to accommodate more beauty products apart from makeup products. Unlike many beauty companies, Doe Deere’s company has successfully been able to experiment on different product colors aimed at different customers. As an entrepreneur and the founder of Lime Crime, Deere has been a strong believer of quality and customer’s satisfaction.

As an entrepreneur and a near future mum, the journey paints her as a visionary and a hardworking woman. As a believer of the American dream, although she is an immigrant, Doe Deere’s life is a perfect example of why self-believe and hard work is important.

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Joint Sponsorship Deal between JD.com and Ruyi

JD.com, a Chinese giant e-commerce platform announced a recent partnership with Ruyi, a fashion and textile conglomerate. The partnership kicks off with an exciting note as they offer a joint sponsorship to the BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund. British GQ, a leading men’s magazine in association with British Fashion Council launched The Designer Menswear Fund in 2013. The objective was to support the talented British-based menswear designers with potential commercial growth to transit from emerging creative businesses to international fashion brands. The sponsorship agreement will see Jingdong and Ruyi become part of the sector experts panel that will give the winning designer with £150,000 financial support and addition of £50,000 worth of professional and consultation services and high-level business mentoring.

Participating designers will benefit from Ruyi and JD.com resources when reaching out to Chinese growing men’s fashion market. According to the editor of British GQ and the chairman of BFC Menswear, Dylan Jones, they are delighted to reinstate the BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund. Jones thanked Ruyi and JD.com for the two-year sponsorship to assist the emerging brilliant menswear designers. He added that the last designer to win the fund was Craig Green, and since the time, his business has expanded. According to the president of JD International Fashion, Xia Ding, the joint sponsorship is an example of how JD.com is working with partners inside and outside of China creating new links in the international fashion industry.

He adds that the Chinese people increasingly recognize the UK as an international fashion centre whereby Yingdong is the most reliable channel for British designers to connect with Chinese consumers. As said by Francis Srun, the Executive president of Ruyi International Group, his organization is pleased to actualize their partnership with JD.com with the end goal to support the British designers to access the Chinese market. Srun noted that Ruyi’s extensive range of international brands is working closely with Yingdong, and they are confident that the network will offer strong support to the designers associated with BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund. Besides, JD.com and Ruyi have a variety of joint initiatives in e-commerce and offline retail.

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Shervin Pishevar says that inflation has been successfully shunted elsewhere, but won’t last

Shervin Pishevar is one of the most widely followed venture capitalists in the world of tech. He is the founder and CEO of Investment company as well as a prolific entrepreneur, having founded companies ranging from Social Gaming Network to Ionside and WebOS. He was also instrumental in the early formation of Uber, Airbnb and Virgin Hyperloop, providing critical financing on those projects that enabled them to get off the ground.

But it is in the realm of social media that Shervin Pishevar has perhaps gained the widest following. His Twitter feed is trafficked by more than 100,000 regular followers, and he commands the attention of some of the most influential people in the nation’s tech economy as well as throughout fields like economics and politics.

In a recent tweet storm, Shervin Pishevar laid out a number of cogent arguments regarding the state of real inflation that the long expansionary monetary policies of the United States have created. Shervin Pishevar says that, even discounting the considerable manipulation of primary inflation statistics like the Consumer Price Index, real inflation has not been anywhere near as low as the powers that be would like the U.S. populace to believe.

Instead, Shervin Pishevar argues that inflation has run off into historically unusual channels this time around. One of the areas in which inflation has become apparent is throughout virtually every asset class. In the stock market, this asset inflation is perhaps the most apparent. The flooding of the market with easy credit, says Pishevar, has created an unprecedented bull market in equities. At the same time, he says, ultra-low interest rates have inflated an arguable bubble in the housing market throughout many regions of the United States.

The housing market bubble is among the most serious for average Americans because it represents a form of asset inflation that affects absolutely everyone, in particular, renters. As housing prices have soared throughout much of the United States, rents have shot through the roof. This is not always accurately reflected in official inflation statistics, says Pishevar. And this is by design.

But people who are paying twice as much for rent as they were six years ago are sure noticing it.
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GreenSky Credit continues stunning growth

The fintech industry has been wracked with dismal performance of some of its most darling companies. Firms that just a few years ago were touted as the Googles and Apples of the fintech industry, with names like OnDeck and Lending Club, are now smoking holes, having fallen from the sky out of the hubris and incompetence of their leadership.

But one fintech company has nearly single-handedly redeemed the entire industry. While its competitors were bamboozling investors with techy speeches in black turtlenecks about how NINJA loans were the future and homeless indigents could be turned into born-again productive capitalists, GreenSky Credit was busy building a viable business model. The GreenSky Credit model is notable for both its simplicity and its value-additive nature. Unlike so many other trendy fintech startups, GreenSky Credit has sought only to enhance value within the established banking system rather than burning it down and creating financial utopia from the smoldering rubble.

 

 

This simple-yet-effective philosophy lies at the heart of what GreenSky founder David Zalik had as a vision of his company from the start. Touring the company’s understated, modern headquarters, one will not be able to locate the Silicon Valley staples of excess and waste, such as foosball tables, beer dispensers or video arcades. What one will find is a company with more than 650 employees, each of whom know their jobs inside and out and who care passionately about helping retail customers get the financing that they need.

The idea behind GreenSky came to Zalik when he was working closely with a number of major home improvement retailers. He saw that many deals were falling through when inexperienced homeowners severely underestimated the true costs of their home renovation projects. Zalik saw a golden opportunity. If someone would connect these homeowners, who often had among the highest possible credit ratings, with instant lending facilities, acting as a sort of retail-level bridge loan, there could be a great deal of money to be made.

Today, GreenSky Credit is originating more than $4 billion in loans every year. And the company expects to be doing nearly five times that amount by the year 2020.

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Chainsmokers’ ‘Side Effects’ And What The Future Holds

Back in 2016, the Chainsmokers released “Closer“, a single that made light of numerous records that had been set before. Two years down the line, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall followed this up with a new single “Side Effects”. They had partnered with Pepsi for a show at Hollywood Palladium just before releasing the funky single. The duo took time to share the story behind the song and what fans should look forward to.

Taggart had especially enjoyed the LA show as they performed under very little pressure. They did not have to worry about being super impressive as LA is home to the duo. The fact that they had become accustomed to larger crowds did not bother them. Speaking of crowds, the duo mentioned that Canadians have offered them great reception during their tours. Their recent show in Montreal was one of the best.

Their music is highly influenced by what goes on around them. “Side Effects” was given a funky style in line with the summertime that had just kicked off. “Sick Boy” was released during winter and underlined the troubles that the duo was dealing with back then.

The new hit song also reflects the self-awareness that The Chainsmokers have placed in their music of late. They also get a lot of inspiration from how the current generation interacts with each other. The duo is conscious about technology and their writing is informed by the advances that have been seen in the last couple of years.

Their partnership with Emily Warren continues to receive backing from different quarters. They have gone to great lengths to establish chemistry with her as she brings plenty of talent to the table. Their fans should expect to see more of her over the years.

Andrew Taggart was keen to mention that the release of “Closer” was one of the turning points of their career. It brought them to a whole new level and they have no intentions of looking back. The future is full of promise for the duo who hope to continue doing their live tours.

The Chainsmokers began as a DJ’ing duo and have evolved over the years to keep up with their growing audience. They won’t put their turntable skills to bed anytime soon. They hope to continue doing that while offering more music to their loyal fans.

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Beto O’Rourke Continues To Receive The Support Of End Citizens United

The Texas Democrat, Beto O’Rourke has recently become a viral sensation because of his response to questions about the controversy of kneeling during the national anthem. Beto O’Rourke has become a popular candidate after making his way to every county in Texas in an epic grassroots campaign. Beto O’Rourke is being backed by the traditional PAC, End Citizens United in an effort to unseat the sitting Republican Ted Cruz, who was initially elected by a grassroots effort created by the conservative Tea Party.

Since his election, Ted Cruz has been identified by End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller as one of the top recipients of so-called “dark money” from special interest groups. The PAC operates in a traditional manner with no donor permitted to give more than $5,000 per election cycle. Tiffany Muller has often explained her belief in the loss of the democratic process because of the influx of money into politics because of the controversial Citizens United Supreme Court decision. The 2010 decision allowed corporations and Super PACs the chance to be treated as individuals with their rights secured under the U.S. Constitution. Read more news about the group on USA Today.


At the outset of his campaign for the Senate, Beto O’Rourke was trailing the former Presidential candidate by upwards of 10 points, largely because the Democrat’s message was not known in the Lone Star State. The attempt to unseat Ted Cruz seemed like a hopeless task, but the arrival of End Citizens United on the campaign trail has made a major difference.

During the 2016 Presidential Election, End Citizens United learned the most successful campaign strategy for Democrats in traditionally Republican states was to focus on the issue of election finance. In an End Citizens United poll, Beto O’Rourke jumped into a narrow lead when centrist voters were told of the wish to reform the election finance rules Ted Cruz has used to further his on aims over those of Texan voters.

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Dr. Saad Saad: From a refugee to a top pediatric surgeon

The life of one Dr. Saad Saad is motivational. He is one of the people who have a great track record as a medical practitioner. His career life is full of great achievements that he made because he had a great character. He had the spirit and mindset of a winner. He believed in changes to make the field of medicine better.

 

Dr. Saad Saad was born in Palestine in the 1940s. At the time, Palestine was involved in border battles with the newly established State of Israel. At a young age, they were evicted from their home and moved to West Bank. The place was not secure, and their father moved them to Kuwait where they lived as refugees. They never had an opportunity of going back to their original home again.

 

His father was a petroleum mechanic, and his skills were in high demand at the time. In Kuwait, he would work in the oil fields and get enough resources to feed his family. Dr. Saad spent his childhood in Kuwait. While he was growing up, his father kept on telling him about the importance of education.

 

His father planted a permanent seed in his mind that education was the only way out of the misery they faced in a foreign nation. He had to pursue higher education which would help become an educated man who could secure a job with a well-paying organization.

 

Dr. Saad Saad while in high school decided to pursue medicine. He attended Cairo University where he took a medical degree and worked very hard towards success. He graduated with honors, an achievement that got his career life going on very well. He interned in England and then did a test that qualified him to practice in the United States. He moved to the U.S 47 years ago, and since then, he has been practicing in the field of medicine.

 

For the past 47 years, Dr. Saad Saad has helped many patients. As soon as he landed, he started pursuing certification as a board certified pediatric surgeon, and he received the certification shortly later. He has been practicing in New Jersey although he had once left the country for four and half years to work for the Saudi Royal Family. He had been picked for this position because he was a board certified doctor and he was fluent in Arabic and English.

 

Dr. Saad Saad has had a career that needs to be emulated. Although he recently retired, his legacy as a doctor will live on for a long time. He has managed to do what many people fail to do because they were born into poor families. His career life should serve as a lesson to people who doubt their capacity to deliver. Learn more : https://angel.co/saad-saad-2

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Jason Hope: Supporting Anti-Aging Research And IoT

Jason Hope is a technology commentator and a philanthropist. He is also a tech entrepreneur who once owned a mobile-technology company. He loves technology and usually tries to predict which technology trend will be great in the future. He has done so well in influencing the opinions of the people on different issues about technology. He is, however, precise on his projections and rarely gets its wrong. When he talks about a technology trend that will take place in the future, there is a high possibility that it will happen.

Currently, the entrepreneur has two trends that he is closely monitoring. Already one has proven to be right while the other is in advanced stages of development. The successful one is his prediction on the coming of the internet of Things and the second one is about an anti-aging drug. Let’s look at these two.

The Internet of Things is a technology that enables electronic devices to connect to communicate with each other through wireless connections. Devices can now connect, communicate and work without the intervention of human beings. The technology is still being developed and still in its early stages. In the future, the application will be so huge that almost everything will be controlled through the internet. There will be things like smart cities which will be fully controlled through IoT.

Jason Hope says that the airline industry is one of those who have embraced the new trend. Majority of the companies in this industry have increased the budget for research and innovation to explore more benefits that come with this technology.

The anti-aging drug research is the other area that Jason Hope is exploring. In this area, he is working with a research foundation known as the SENS Research Foundation headed by Aubrey de Grey. The research is aimed at giving human beings everlasting youthfulness. By reversing the effects of aging, people will be able to live healthy lives for a long time.

About Jason Hope
Jason Hope is a graduate of W.P Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He has a Master of Business Administration. Hope lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Anil Chaturvedi Is A Reliable Professional

Every day, people around the world search for information about investing, banking and business ideas. They want to find a way to make more money, invest their money or grow their investment portfolio. People want to get reliable guidance so they can save money, invest for retirement or take care of other money management issues.

 

Do you want to avoid missteps and follow a proven way to reaching your goal? Are you looking for someone who can guide you as you start or grow your business? Perhaps you want to start investing and are in need of expert assistance. That’s where Anil Chaturvedi comes in – to render top notch assistance to you.

 

Anil Chaturvedi is a professional with vast experience in his field. As a banker, Anil Chaturvedi is highly renowned and wants the best for his clients. He has decades of experience in the banking field and knows what works and what doesn’t.

 

Investment banks and similar financial institutions have access to industry contacts, legal processes, comparable market events and current market knowledge. These institutions and their professionals help their individual and commercial clients to take the right steps to success.

 

Anil Chaturvedi has provided guidance to numerous corporations, investors and business owners. He has catered to countless beginners and experienced entrepreneurs and investors. Anil Chaturvedi knows what his clients need for success.

 

Maybe you want to take the right steps towards growing your investment portfolio. Anyone who is serious about improving their financial situation, should consult an expert like Anil Chaturvedi.

 

Having access to an experienced financial advisor or a banking professional can put you on the road to success. If you want to achieve financial success, then contact a professional like Anil Chaturvedi.

 

Deciding how to save money for your childen’s education, or how to raise capital for investment, is a major decision for many individuals. As a reliable and reputable professional, Anil Chaturvedi takes the time to assess his clients’ needs and current financial situation before addressing their issues. He is a clear choice for individuals and businesses that want to invest wisely or attain financial success.

 

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