Jason Ankeny

Jason Ankeny

Chicago-based writer Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of Fiercemobile content, a daily electronic newsletter dedicated to mobile media, applications and marketing.

The Company Giving Common Objects a Sleek New Design
Marketing

The Company Giving Common Objects a Sleek New Design

Slice aims to make everyday items both nicer to look at and easier to use.
In New Venture, Bonobos Co-Founder Reimagines the Way Men Shop
Small Business - Big Impact

In New Venture, Bonobos Co-Founder Reimagines the Way Men Shop

Brian Spaly's latest venture, Trunk Club, bucks conventional retail models.
SoLoMo and How It Can Help Your Marketing
Marketing

SoLoMo and How It Can Help Your Marketing

The convergence of social media, mobile interactivity and geolocation technology has given rise to a new marketing trend: SoLoMo. The name may be a mouthful, but it could signal the next evolution of local advertising.
When to Hire a Design Firm to Get Your Logo Just Right
Marketing

When to Hire a Design Firm to Get Your Logo Just Right

Struggling to convey your startup's value to consumers? Team with the right design firm for branding that fits.
The 5 Branding Rules of Attraction
Marketing

The 5 Branding Rules of Attraction

Your brand draws customers to your business. Here are the elements you should consider when designing it.
New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments
Technology

New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments

Ribbon allows for one-click payments via any user platform.
Independent Video Game Companies Gain Market Share
Technology

Independent Video Game Companies Gain Market Share

As game play shifts from the console to the smartphone, the balance of power has tipped in favor of upstarts like Bolt Creative and Imangi Studios.
Startup Boosts Mobile Game Development
Technology

Startup Boosts Mobile Game Development

Chartboost is helping developers drive adoption--and revenue--by harnessing the collective power of mobile gaming.
Alamo Drafthouse Strikes Gold by Redefining the Cinema Experience
Small Business - Big Impact

Alamo Drafthouse Strikes Gold by Redefining the Cinema Experience

While corporate-owned multiplexes have faced declining attendance, one indie theater chain is bucking the trend.
Ready To Launch

Mobile Advertising Platform Delivers Real Leads

AdLeads lets companies launch geo-tagged campaigns that sidestep the cost-per-click model, in favor of sign-ups.
Website Makes Boutique Fashions Available Anywhere
Small Business - Big Impact

Website Makes Boutique Fashions Available Anywhere

Shoptiques brings cutting-edge creations from brick-and-mortar boutiques online.
5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation
Ready To Launch

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

Our annual look at high-earning entrepreneurs aged 30 or younger with the creativity, smarts and guts to disrupt their industries.
Big Claims Aim to Boost Business at Mobile App Startup
Ready To Launch

Big Claims Aim to Boost Business at Mobile App Startup

With major clients like Microsoft and CBS Sports, Chaotic Moon app studio makes it big.
Online Marketplace for App Builders
Technology

Online Marketplace for App Builders

With components from Verious, developers are building better apps faster and for less.
Richard Branson on Building an Empire
Small Business - Big Impact

Richard Branson on Building an Empire

Richard Branson built his Virgin Group empire attacking niches dominated by legacy companies. Now he's extending his entrepreneurial philosophies to a new market that's out of this world.