Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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What Truly Authentic Companies Know
Grow Your Business

What Truly Authentic Companies Know

From the reception desk to the executive suite, your employee culture can impact both your product and your company’s perception.
Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?
Technology

Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?

According to reports, Google is mulling a stake in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, a deal in which the tech giant would have to pony up $30 million in exchange for access to pioneering space-travel
With Stalling Growth, Twitter's COO Tweets His Resignation
Leadership

With Stalling Growth, Twitter's COO Tweets His Resignation

No replacement will be named as Ali Rowghani's responsibilities will be redistributed among other executives.
For Some, Business Search Starts at Annual International Franchise Expo
Franchises

For Some, Business Search Starts at Annual International Franchise Expo

This annual trade show, to be held next week at New York City's Javits Center, aims to connect prospective entrepreneurs with leading franchise executives.
How the World Cup Is Fueling a Social Media Frenzy (Infographic)
Social Media

How the World Cup Is Fueling a Social Media Frenzy (Infographic)

Roughly 74 percent of viewers are expected to be on social media while watching the games, according to this infographic.
Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace
Business News

Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace

Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers.
Elon Musk: 'Maybe We'll Make a Flying Car, Just For Fun'
Technology

Elon Musk: 'Maybe We'll Make a Flying Car, Just For Fun'

Making a flying car is 'not the hard part,' said the automotive visionary. Making one that's quiet and safe is a different story.
Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License
Starting a Business

Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License

Though it may sound like a precarious pairing, guns and alcohol will be kept strictly separate, the facility's owners vow.
Oklahoma Company Creates Bulletproof Blanket to Protect Kids During School Shootings
The 'Treps

Oklahoma Company Creates Bulletproof Blanket to Protect Kids During School Shootings

The backpack-like bulletproof shield may represent one of the most tragically apropos inventions of our time.
Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads
Business News

Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads

The tiny, synthetic beads -- found in facial cleansers, hand washes and toothpastes -- have been found to pollute our waters and introduce toxic chemicals into the food chain.
Vodafone Discloses Widespread Government Spying Across Its 400 Million-Person Network
Technology

Vodafone Discloses Widespread Government Spying Across Its 400 Million-Person Network

The company's first ever 'Law Enforcement Disclosure' report details how government agencies are tapping customer lines to listen in on and record phone conversations.
As Buried Cartridges Are Unearthed, Atari Plots a Comeback
Business News

As Buried Cartridges Are Unearthed, Atari Plots a Comeback

With a new CEO leading the way, Atari is focusing on the future. At the same time, a documentary in the works seeks to uncover why, years ago, Atari dumped thousands of cartridges in a landfill.
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon
Money

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
Airbnb Piloting Dinner Party Program for Complete Strangers
The 'Treps

Airbnb Piloting Dinner Party Program for Complete Strangers

While the initiative marks a brand new foray for Airbnb, it is not the first company to the communal dining party.
Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook
Social Media

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.
Facebook Shares Social Strategies at First-Ever Small Business Boot Camp
Social Media

Facebook Shares Social Strategies at First-Ever Small Business Boot Camp

Roughly 900 local business owners attended the symposium, marking Facebook's first-ever effort to reach out to entrepreneurs face-to-face.
Myspace is Emailing Embarrassing Old Photos to Lure Back Lapsed Users
Social Media

Myspace is Emailing Embarrassing Old Photos to Lure Back Lapsed Users

Some Myspace users -- who may be surprised to discover that the site still exists – have received alarming emails from the network with their old, embarrassing photos attached.
The Scent in Abercrombie Stores Is Giving Shoppers Serious Anxiety
Marketing

The Scent in Abercrombie Stores Is Giving Shoppers Serious Anxiety

A new study about the impact of scent at retail suggests that consumers are being put off by the retailer's flagship cologne, Fierce, which courses pungently through its 276 stores.
Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner
Business News

Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner

If the $2 billion deal is approved by the NBA, it would mark a brand new chapter for the former Microsoft CEO.
Starting Up? Here's Where You Should Put Your Money First
Starting a Business

Starting Up? Here's Where You Should Put Your Money First

First things first: if you're starting up with cash to spare, never underestimate the importance of a fabulous logo.
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff
Business News

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by year’s end.
A Dallas Man Just Concocted the Most Expensive Starbucks Order of All Time
Lifestyle

A Dallas Man Just Concocted the Most Expensive Starbucks Order of All Time

The Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino contains 60 shots of espresso -- half the amount of caffeine that would be lethal for most adults.
Oh, Snap -- Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' by Vulgar Frat Emails
Leadership

Oh, Snap -- Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' by Vulgar Frat Emails

"If I hear one more freshman tell me how much they love Kappa Sigma," wrote Snapchat's 23-year-old founder (in one of his milder moments), "I'll probably get so excited I'll punch them in the face."
The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000
Money

The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000

Uber published some staggering figures on its company blog about how much money its drivers make.
10 Inspirational Quotes From Literary Legend Maya Angelou
The 'Treps

10 Inspirational Quotes From Literary Legend Maya Angelou

Having suffered from heart problems for some time, Angelou passed away at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., this morning at age 86.
New Dating App Startup Aims to Be the 'Thinking Person's Tinder'
Social Media

New Dating App Startup Aims to Be the 'Thinking Person's Tinder'

A seven-man UK startup is looking to change the face of online dating with Loveflutter, which prizes personality as well as looks.
Private Island Sells at $38 Million Discount
Lifestyle

Private Island Sells at $38 Million Discount

Innocence Island in the Bahamas was scooped up for a cool $17 million at auction, though its asking price had been $55 million.
Here's Why Martha Stewart Bought a Drone
Technology

Here's Why Martha Stewart Bought a Drone

'It flies all over my farm and takes wonderful aerial photographs,' the domestic diva told Vanity Fair.
This Man Used a Drone to Walk His Golden Retriever (Video)
Technology

This Man Used a Drone to Walk His Golden Retriever (Video)

Teaching an old dog new tricks: here's how this New York-based designer walked his Golden Retriever from the comfort of his own home.
Under Armour Just Proved Human Decency Is the Best PR
Grow Your Business

Under Armour Just Proved Human Decency Is the Best PR

Get your tissues out. After a 4-year-old boy was attacked by a dog while wearing his favorite Under Armour T-shirt, the company reached out with a heartening gift.

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