Brad Crescenzo

Brad Crescenzo is a freelance writer in New York.

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8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, Dabble offers lessons in landing a startup job, SCORE presents its practical guide to starting a nonprofit, Startup Weekend lets entrepreneurs loose with 3D pri
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Startups help typhoon-ravaged Filipinos, meet a 23-year-old YouTube media mogul, the Apple of grocery stores sprouts in SF, Nest's Tony Fadell on his life's work, Dropbox does business, startup lesson
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Lady Gaga's latest album gets scrutinized, Nokia enters the phablet market, SCORE dishes out intellectual property tips from SCORE, TechCrunch hosts Meetup + Pitch-off, a live chat with Henry Blodget.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Why Twitter has staying power, a progressive pitch in NYC, play with your pet remotely via Petcube, putting the iPad Air through the ringer, why small businesses should love Bitcoin. This week's notab
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Twitter goes public, entrepreneurs unplug in Boulder, New Yorkers vote for a new Mayor, SCORE teaches small biz tips in Detroit, top brand managers meet at Tech Madison Ave, a no BS conference. This w
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Bitcoin launches ATMS, quantifying innovation, Marissa Mayer's no telecommuting policy gets vindicated, Latinas take over, marketers can’t decide if Facebook ads work, Steve Blank gets fired. This we
5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Learn from the best of the digital media industry at MediaNext, SCORE helps you build a profitable online business, jam with more than 1,500 students at the CEO.org National Conference, MetLife is on
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

A life-saving app, indie art and music gets crowdfunded, a step-by-step guide to building a better brain, how to manage your managers, why the emerging-markets craze may be over. This week's notable n
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Get the 411 on crowdfunding from General Assembly, Denver's Galvanize wants you to code for a cause, Nashville gets KEEN on entrepreneurship, TechCrunch brings the Startup Battlefield to Berlin. This
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Top 10 tech trends of 2014, the case against coding, Reid Hoffman shows us his pitch deck, Belgian company snaps up small brewer, funny quotes from TV bosses. This week's notable news and tantalizing
7 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

7 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

NEXT gets startups on the fast track, the Glimpse conference shows them the future, Feast makes them think, Martha Stewart's American Made teaches them to cook. This week's notable news and startup ev
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

RoboRoaches for sale, iBeengo wants you to go too, a MBA for entrepreneurs, the war on working from home, Burberry CEO on the future of retail and design, A tech writer goes on a social-media diet. Th
6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Austin Startup Week kicks off with a battle of the bands, the Shutdown threatens to thwart D.C.-area businesses, great minds connect at the Inc. 500|5000 awards. This week's notable news and startup e
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

In the category of epic role reversals, the New York Daily News makes big companies pitch to startups and other need-to-know stories from this week.
6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Health insurance exchanges go online, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. wants a few good entrepreneurs, CreateTech conference draws an eclectic crowd in Brooklyn, Marc Andreessen sits down with the Pando Monthl
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

At CGI, students offer edible bugs, YouTube grants super commenting powers, lessons from MIT's Comedy Hack Day, Thrillist's founders tell their startup story. This week's notable news and tantalizing
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

CGI and Mashable's Social Good Summit kick off, Advertising Week paints the town, Startups can start advertising for funding.This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Jay Z bails on the Nets, parsing the weird productivity tips of historical figures, Twitter and GoDaddy get together, online merchants ditch credit-card processing, tips for delivering a knockout spee
6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Celebrate all things entrepreneurial at Denver Startup Week, the Be Great Fest promotes LA startup ecosystem, practice your public speaking at Impact Hub, unleash your social media super-powers at the
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
News and Trends

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Music group Arcade Fire embraces new web technology for latest video, Japan looks to women to save its startup economy, the story behind iPhone's fingerprint technology. . . This week's notable news a
Marketing

How a Little-Known Condom Brand Broke into the U.S. Market

Breaking into a competition-rich market can be daunting -- even for brands with well-heeled parent companies. Here are some tips from the trenches.
Young Entrepreneurs

5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

The Senate's epic fail surprises no one as interest rates on Stafford student loans double today, the end of Google Reader is nigh, Independence Day is predicted to be a legendary travel bonanza, acco
Young Entrepreneurs

8 Startup Events and News to Know About This Week

Master the art of cross-channel marketing at Integrated Marketing Week, take advantage of the guerrilla pitch opportunity of the year, enter the NY startup scene with drinks and demos at 3rd Ward in B
Young Entrepreneurs

11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off
The Top 10 Startup Events to Watch in 2013
Starting a Business

The Top 10 Startup Events to Watch in 2013

CES, the Webbys, Disrupt NYC, South by Southwest, Social Media Week, National Small Business Week, Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Clinton Global Initiative. . . A non-exhaustive list of the year's
From Starving Artist to Young Entrepreneur: Conor McCreedy on Making Creativity Pay
Young Entrepreneurs

From Starving Artist to Young Entrepreneur: Conor McCreedy on Making Creativity Pay

From artists to chefs to designers, making money is still considered taboo. But when you want to make it big in fashionable industries, being able to earn a buck is often key.
Five Tools for Naming a Startup
Startup Basics

Five Tools for Naming a Startup

Stuck on what you should call your new business? Here are five ways to ease the creative process.
Finding the Jeremy Lin on Your Team
Managing Employees

Finding the Jeremy Lin on Your Team

The basketball dynamo may have captured the nation's attention, but he's also giving business owners a vital lesson in how to unlock a team's hidden talent.
Five Tools for Social Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

Five Tools for Social Entrepreneurs

Want to start a business, plus do some good in the world? Here's a list of resources.

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