Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com. He frequently covers digital media.
How the World's First Bitcoin Charity Is Harnessing the Cryptocurrency to Change Lives (VIDEO)
Bitcoin

How the World's First Bitcoin Charity Is Harnessing the Cryptocurrency to Change Lives (VIDEO)

BitGive, founded in 2013, partners with nonprofits in the public health and environmental sectors and solicits charitable donations from Bitcoin believers.
This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design
Legal Center

This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design

Stay-at-home mompreneur Melissa Lay was shocked to discover that Target is selling a T-shirt nearly identical to the one she handprints out of her Oregon garage.
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At the NewFronts, 34 Digital Media Giants Divulge Plans for the Future of Online Video
Video

At the NewFronts, 34 Digital Media Giants Divulge Plans for the Future of Online Video

From YouTube to Yahoo to Buzzfeed and beyond, here's what's on the programmatic tap for 2015.
Taking Aim at Google, Facebook Builds a Mobile Search Engine
Search

Taking Aim at Google, Facebook Builds a Mobile Search Engine

Users will be able to search for links to share natively on Facebook as opposed to rummaging elsewhere on the web.
A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC
Online Video

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC

As competition in the online video industry abounds, the space represents just one facet of an increased investment by YouTube back into its own creator ecosphere.
Spotify, Reddit to Leap Into the Ever-Crowded Online Video Business
Online Video

Spotify, Reddit to Leap Into the Ever-Crowded Online Video Business

Spotify is expected to announce its video plans at a May 20 press event that could coincide with a rumored $400 million funding round.
3-D Printed Ultrasound Lets Blind Mother-to-Be Meet Her Unborn Baby (VIDEO)
3-D Printing

3-D Printed Ultrasound Lets Blind Mother-to-Be Meet Her Unborn Baby (VIDEO)

'I am very happy to meet Murilo before he's born,' says Brazil native Tatiana Guerra, who lost her sight at age 17.
Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion
Funding

Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion

The San Francisco startup offers free HR software to small and medium-sized businesses, and makes money by collecting commissions from benefits providers.
T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver
Competition

T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver

T-Mobile has co-opted an existing Verizon ad campaign and is offering Verizon customers a free two-week trial in hopes of luring them away from the provider.
What It Takes to Be a Small-Business Owner (Infographic)
National Small Business Week

What It Takes to Be a Small-Business Owner (Infographic)

Despite facing many challenges, the majority of small-business owners say that, if given the opportunity, they would start up all over again.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal: Successful Companies Raise Expectations Literally Every Day (VIDEO)
Growth Strategies

Gen. Stanley McChrystal: Successful Companies Raise Expectations Literally Every Day (VIDEO)

'Organizations, even if they're profitable or highly respected or iconic names, are only a short time away from becoming challenged or irrelevant.'
Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round
Funding

Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round

The glasses maker plans to use the cash to fund expansion of its fleet of physical storefronts.
Weight Watchers Founder, Who Turned Her Personal Struggle Into an Empire, Dies at 91
Obituaries

Weight Watchers Founder, Who Turned Her Personal Struggle Into an Empire, Dies at 91

The company, inspired by Jean Nidetch's own weight loss struggles, went public in 1968 and was purchased by Heinz for $71 million a decade later.
Google's Latest Patent Might Replace Your Laptop's Space Bar With a Giant Trackpad
Patents

Google's Latest Patent Might Replace Your Laptop's Space Bar With a Giant Trackpad

With no space bar, where will all the astronauts hang out?
From Fermented Food to Video Streaming, These French Entrepreneurs Are Making a Splash Stateside
France

From Fermented Food to Video Streaming, These French Entrepreneurs Are Making a Splash Stateside

Attitudes towards entrepreneurship are evolving among today's French youth.