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.
Conceived Online, Birchbox Embraces the Beauty of Brick and Mortar
Retail Businesses

Conceived Online, Birchbox Embraces the Beauty of Brick and Mortar

With dreams of becoming the next Sephora, the online subscription beauty service is expanding its physical footprint.
Have an Invention? Here's How to Make It Into an Actual Product. (Infographic)
Manufacturing

Have an Invention? Here's How to Make It Into an Actual Product. (Infographic)

As the creator of a new product, you need to know the costs so you can weigh the risks and the rewards.
What China's Stock Market Troubles Mean for U.S. Entrepreneurs
Stocks

What China's Stock Market Troubles Mean for U.S. Entrepreneurs

The situation could have major implications for American companies that manufacture in the world's second-largest economy.
5 Facts About Evan Spiegel, Snapchat's Often Controversial Co-Founder
Entrepreneurs

5 Facts About Evan Spiegel, Snapchat's Often Controversial Co-Founder

Insights into the life and style of the ephemeral messaging app's controversial co-founder and CEO.
Burt Shavitz, the Bearded Hippie Co-Founder and Face of Burt's Bees, Dies at 80
Entrepreneurs

Burt Shavitz, the Bearded Hippie Co-Founder and Face of Burt's Bees, Dies at 80

Burt's Bees, famous for its lip balm, got its start after Shavitz picked up a hitchhiker in 1984.
Which Crowdfunding Method Should You Choose for Your Startup? (VIDEO)
Crowdfunding

Which Crowdfunding Method Should You Choose for Your Startup? (VIDEO)

It depends on the stage of your business. Crowdfunding expert Sally Outlaw breaks it down.
Mark Zuckerberg Talks Workouts, Telepathy and AI
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Talks Workouts, Telepathy and AI

In his latest townhall Q&A session, the Facebook CEO fielded questions from Arnold Schwarzenegger, Richard Branson, Steven Hawking, Shakira and Arianna Huffington.
Binge-Watching Is Our New Normal
Behavior

Binge-Watching Is Our New Normal

The practice of mainlining shows is becoming increasingly acceptable, although it's still an activity that incites complicated emotions, a new study suggests.
Secrets to a Good Night's Sleep: The Do's, Don'ts and What We Still Don't Know
Sleep

Secrets to a Good Night's Sleep: The Do's, Don'ts and What We Still Don't Know

A sleep researcher took to Reddit to answer some questions and dispel some common misconceptions.
Employee, Not Contractor: What the Uber Ruling Means for the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Employee, Not Contractor: What the Uber Ruling Means for the Sharing Economy

When a peer-to-peer startup is forced to classify workers as employees, not contractors, what are the implications? Attorney Jaia Thomas explains.
Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017
Health

Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017

The U.K.'s National Health Service plans to begin early phase clinical trials in two years.
In the Future, Everything Will Be Customized Thanks to 3-D Printing
3-D Printing

In the Future, Everything Will Be Customized Thanks to 3-D Printing

Kegan Schouwenburg, founder of 3-D printed insole maker SOLS, believes customization will become a core offering at both high- and low-end retailers.
How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO
Leadership

How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO

Anthony Casalena started the website builder in his dorm room in 2003. Eleven years and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue later, he's still running the company.