Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley
Ageism

Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley

The team at IDEO, an innovation and design firm, is inspired by Barbara Beskind's unique perspective and enthused by her resolve.
This Standalone Smartwatch Is Designed for Both Children and Senior Citizens
Smartwatches

This Standalone Smartwatch Is Designed for Both Children and Senior Citizens

With child-tracking capabilities and a 911 emergency feature, the Burg 31 doesn't need to be tethered to a mobile device in order to place calls or send texts.
From Apple to SoulCycle: Here's How Cult Brands Breed Loyalty and Fanaticism
Branding

From Apple to SoulCycle: Here's How Cult Brands Breed Loyalty and Fanaticism

Panelists at Social Media Week in New York City discussed how aspiring brands can achieve cult status.
Princeton-Founded 'Friendsy' App Looking to Recapture Facebook's Early Magic
College Entrepreneurs

Princeton-Founded 'Friendsy' App Looking to Recapture Facebook's Early Magic

With 25,000 users and $200,000 in funding, the social network is now rolling out to all campuses nationwide.
Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)
Infographics

Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)

Ideally, entrepreneurs should ask for as little money as possible and set up campaigns that run no longer than 30 days.
Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months
Online Video

Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months

Industry analyst Jan Rezab said that a tide shift will occur about four months after Facebook offers users the opportunity to sell ads against their videos.
It's About Time: Apple Likely to Divulge Watch Details at Upcoming Event
Apple Watch

It's About Time: Apple Likely to Divulge Watch Details at Upcoming Event

The tech giant sent out invitations reading 'Spring Forward' for a media event to be held on March 9, the day after Daylight Savings Time begins.
This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business
Young Entrepreneurs

This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business

Nannies by Noa has posted reported revenues of $375,000 after being founded three years ago by Manhattan-born tween Noa Mintz.
The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now
Crowdfunding

The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now

The power of the crowd is real. And so is people's ability to create the wackiest things possible.
Nike's Instagram Videos Have Helped Boost Following by Over 200 Percent
Video Marketing

Nike's Instagram Videos Have Helped Boost Following by Over 200 Percent

Since last April, the iconic sportswear brand has grown from 4 million to 12 million followers -- due in no small part to its social video strategy.
Mark Cuban Bashes YouTube Strategy: 'What Have They Done Right?'
YouTube

Mark Cuban Bashes YouTube Strategy: 'What Have They Done Right?'

The 'Shark Tank' star may still be stinging from his own failed online video venture.
New Dove Campaign Aims to Cleanse Twitter of Rampant Trolling and Hate-Speech
Social Media Marketing

New Dove Campaign Aims to Cleanse Twitter of Rampant Trolling and Hate-Speech

Entitled #SpeakBeautiful, the multi-tiered campaign will aim to incite a domino effect of positivity.
Carnegie Mellon Mistakenly Accepts -- Then Rejects -- 800 Grad School Students
Education

Carnegie Mellon Mistakenly Accepts -- Then Rejects -- 800 Grad School Students

The university sent out an apology acknowledging the 'disappointment' created by the error.
Samsung Wants to Make Wireless Charging Mainstream With Latest Flagship Phone
Smartphones

Samsung Wants to Make Wireless Charging Mainstream With Latest Flagship Phone

Days ahead of the release its Galaxy S6, the Korean tech giant teased that 2015 would be a landmark year for the technology.
'Alex From Target' Quits Cashier Gig to Pursue Movies, Music and National Tour
Growth Strategies

'Alex From Target' Quits Cashier Gig to Pursue Movies, Music and National Tour

In a new YouTube video, the 17-year-old announced he would be going on tour, vending merchandise and pursuing a career in entertainment.