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 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.
Bovine Blowup: Red Bull in Trademark Dispute With Beer Startup Old Ox Brewery
Legal Center

Bovine Blowup: Red Bull in Trademark Dispute With Beer Startup Old Ox Brewery

'An ox is a castrated bull,' the energy drink giant wrote in a recent filing.
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Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake
Inventors

Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake

Hiroshima native Kenji Ekuan processed the tragic bombings into a creative fuel that resulted in a long and illustrious industrial design career.
Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches
Hiring

Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches

As cars become more like computers, automakers are increasingly looking to plunder Silicon Valley's top engineers.
As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)
Online Video

As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)

A whopping $1.4 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions took place in the space last year.
In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots
Far Out Tech

In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots

Guests will be welcomed to the property by three 'actroids' -- robots with an uncanny human likeness and an ability to engage in intelligent conversation.
Katy Perry Strikes Mobile Game Deal With Maker of Kim Kardashian's App
Games

Katy Perry Strikes Mobile Game Deal With Maker of Kim Kardashian's App

The game will feature Perry's voice, likeness and personality, and is slated to launch before the end of the year.
Twitter Is Bleeding Users Because 'We Suck at Dealing With Abuse and Trolls'
Twitter

Twitter Is Bleeding Users Because 'We Suck at Dealing With Abuse and Trolls'

Ahead of an earnings call today, Twitter's CEO took personal responsibility for rampant trolling on the platform in a leaked memo.
Chipotle CEO: McDonald's Chicken Farm the 'Most Disgusting Thing'
animals

Chipotle CEO: McDonald's Chicken Farm the 'Most Disgusting Thing'

McDonald's $50 million investment in Chipotle in 1998 was a bit of a mixed blessing for the burrito giant.
This Might Be the Weirdest Promotional Video You've Ever Seen
Viral Videos

This Might Be the Weirdest Promotional Video You've Ever Seen

HTC jabs Apple and Samsung in this hilariously awful rap video.
With 'Fairlife,' Coca-Cola Is Getting Into the Premium Milk Business
Beverage Businesses

With 'Fairlife,' Coca-Cola Is Getting Into the Premium Milk Business

The soda giant is betting squarely on its new milk product, which contains 50 percent more protein and 50 percent less sugar than normal milk -- at twice the price.
Vine Launches Standalone App for Children
Online Video

Vine Launches Standalone App for Children

The micro-video platform developed the app spinoff during Hack Week, when employees remarked how much their children loved Vine.
56-Year-Old Detroit Man Walks 21 Miles To and From Work and Never Misses a Day
Commutes

56-Year-Old Detroit Man Walks 21 Miles To and From Work and Never Misses a Day

Think your commute is bad? Think again.
Here Are the Best Months, Days and Times to Publish YouTube Videos
Content Strategy

Here Are the Best Months, Days and Times to Publish YouTube Videos

Whenever possible, aim for Thursday or Friday between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Taylor Swift's Latest Trademark Filings Reveal a Shrewd Business Strategy
Celebrities

Taylor Swift's Latest Trademark Filings Reveal a Shrewd Business Strategy

The star stealthily filed trademark applications for certain lyrical stylings from her latest album, '1989.'