Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
On Its 20th Birthday, 20 Fascinating Facts About Amazon That You Didn't Already Know
Amazon

On Its 20th Birthday, 20 Fascinating Facts About Amazon That You Didn't Already Know

Jeff Bezos' father was a high-wire circus performer, and he initially wanted to call his ecommerce startup 'Relentless.'
Christmas in July: Walmart, Amazon Throw Down in Epic Discount Battle
Ecommerce

Christmas in July: Walmart, Amazon Throw Down in Epic Discount Battle

Given competing sales from two of the world's biggest retailers, other businesses may be bound for slow traffic this week.
How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover
Private equity

How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover

When Laura Geller made the emotionally-wrought decision to take on private equity investors, it forever altered the trajectory of the cosmetics company she founded 17 years ago.
Target Just Opened a Space to Show Customers the Beauty of the Internet of Things
Internet of Things

Target Just Opened a Space to Show Customers the Beauty of the Internet of Things

The space will vend 35 connected home devices and host tech talks, industry meetups and product demos and launches.
10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year
IPO

10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year

IT and health care tend to be the most popular business sectors, accounting for 28 percent and 39 percent of all VC-backed IPOs over the past 10 years, respectively.
These Are the 10 Startups Disney Just Tapped to Join Its Storied Accelerator Program
Accelerators

These Are the 10 Startups Disney Just Tapped to Join Its Storied Accelerator Program

Each will receive $120,000 as well as mentoring from top Disney execs.
Time Warner Cable Ordered to Pay Texas Woman Nearly $230,000 for 'Egregious' Robocalling
Customer Service

Time Warner Cable Ordered to Pay Texas Woman Nearly $230,000 for 'Egregious' Robocalling

Araceli King will receive $1,500 for each of the 153 robocalls she received from the company over the course of a year.
YouTube Star PewDiePie Posts Brilliant Reply to Those Outraged by His $7 Million Income (VIDEO)
YouTube

YouTube Star PewDiePie Posts Brilliant Reply to Those Outraged by His $7 Million Income (VIDEO)

'It seems like the whole world cares more about how much money I make than I do myself,' says the 25-year-old YouTube sensation.
10 New Features YouTube Is Rolling Out for Creators (Hint: 3-D Is Getting More Immersive)
YouTube

10 New Features YouTube Is Rolling Out for Creators (Hint: 3-D Is Getting More Immersive)

Other updates include new channel management capabilities on mobile and a rejiggered comments ranking.
5 Budding Israeli Startups That Are Hoping to Make It in the Big Apple
Accelerators

5 Budding Israeli Startups That Are Hoping to Make It in the Big Apple

ICONYC, a brand new New York City accelerator, is helping Israeli startups navigate the ever-elusive American market.
California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone
Privacy Concerns

California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone

What protections do drone-weary citizens have as the gadgets increasingly fill our friendly skies?
U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism
Young Entrepreneurs

U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism

Thakkar, who founded a billion-dollar company in Uganda at age 15, has just been named chair of the U.N. Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council.
This Startup Wants to Make Driving More 'Social' With Light-Up Emojis for Your Car
Cars

This Startup Wants to Make Driving More 'Social' With Light-Up Emojis for Your Car

Motormood just launched a $130,500 Kickstarter campaign for its eponymous gadget, whose goal is to spread commuter cheer.
Think Things Couldn't Get Worse for Jay Z's Struggling Streaming Service? They Just Did.
Streaming

Think Things Couldn't Get Worse for Jay Z's Struggling Streaming Service? They Just Did.

Under Jay Z's helm, the company just lost its second CEO in three months.
Why Taylor Swift Is Now the Most Powerful Person in Tech
Celebrities

Why Taylor Swift Is Now the Most Powerful Person in Tech

The musician has achieved something few have been able to do: get Apple to change its ways.