Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Staff Writer. Frequently covers tech, business psychology, social media, startups and digital advertising.
Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.
The Surprising Benefits of Laughter
Productivity

The Surprising Benefits of Laughter

That case of the giggles is good for more than the obvious ab workout.
Shark Tank's Daymond John: 3 Ways to Build a Loyal Social Media Following
Social Media

Shark Tank's Daymond John: 3 Ways to Build a Loyal Social Media Following

The fashion entrepreneur has learned a lot about how brands can build their social media presence.
Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion
Valuations

Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion

That's double its valuation from six months ago.
Steve Wozniak: The Future of AI Is 'Scary and Very Bad for People'
Artificial Intelligence

Steve Wozniak: The Future of AI Is 'Scary and Very Bad for People'

"Will we be the gods? Will we be the family pets? Or will we be ants that get stepped on?" the Apple co-founder asks.
The Best and Worst Airlines for Customer Experience
Airlines

The Best and Worst Airlines for Customer Experience

JetBlue is getting a lot of love. Spirit Airways? Not so much.
SXSW: Momofuku's David Chang -- What Luxe Restaurants Can Learn From Taco Bell and Google
SXSW

SXSW: Momofuku's David Chang -- What Luxe Restaurants Can Learn From Taco Bell and Google

By creating order histories for diners, restaurants would be better equipped to anticipate and cater to their customers' needs, he said in his panel at SXSW.
At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles
SXSW

At SXSW: How Biotech Can Overcome Obstacles

Before the SXSW panel Against All Odds: Overcoming Startup Challenges, panelists share a few insights on the benefits and limitations of new, innovative fundraising models, as well as how to survive in a heavily regulated industry.
To Stand Out at SXSW, Give Them Something to Tweet About
SXSW

To Stand Out at SXSW, Give Them Something to Tweet About

Custom freebies! Swords! Hands-on experiences stand out in telling companies innovation stories.
SXSW: Talking Vegetables, Selfie Pods and More Insane Products From SXSW's Tradeshow Floor
SXSW 2015

SXSW: Talking Vegetables, Selfie Pods and More Insane Products From SXSW's Tradeshow Floor

Japanese ad giant Hakuhodo showcases a series of brand-new, futuristic products at Austin this year.
SXSW: Introducing Smart Textiles -- Designers Predict Wearables' Next Phase
SXSW

SXSW: Introducing Smart Textiles -- Designers Predict Wearables' Next Phase

Before their SXSW panel on the future of wearables, we talked to two wearables experts on how fashion and wearable technology are merging.
SXSW: What ClassPass Learned About Making Decisions Easier for Customers
SXSW 2015

SXSW: What ClassPass Learned About Making Decisions Easier for Customers

Before her SXSW panel on invisible payments today, we talked to co-founder and CEO Payal Kadakia about how simplifying customers' decisions changed her company.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: You Learn From Your Mistakes, Not Your Successes
Failure

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: You Learn From Your Mistakes, Not Your Successes

Failure hurts, but it often provides an invaluable learning opportunity.
Meet Dos Toros, the NYC-Based Burrito Chain That's Not Afraid of Your Chipotle Comparisons
Expansion

Meet Dos Toros, the NYC-Based Burrito Chain That's Not Afraid of Your Chipotle Comparisons

Founded by brothers Leo and Oliver Kremer in 2009, Dos Toros just opened its seventh location in New York City and is on the brink of a ferocious growing spree.
Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)
SXSW

Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)

These fun facts and figures reveal everything from some of the now incredibly successful companies that initially launched at SXSW to what attendees are eating and drinking while in Austin.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: This Is What Made Steve Jobs a Genius
Innovators

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: This Is What Made Steve Jobs a Genius

It all comes back to this one ability.