Matt Villano

Matt Villano

Matt Villano is a freelance writer and editor in Healdsburg, Calif. He is a regular contributor to Entrepreneur, and has covered startups and entrepreneurship for The New York Times, TIME and CIO. He also covers a variety of other topics, including travel, parenting, education and -- seriously -- gambling. He can be found on his personal website, Whalehead.com.

Why This Insurer Wants You to Wear a Health Tracker
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Why This Insurer Wants You to Wear a Health Tracker

Wearable tech meets rewards at a growing health insurance company.
7 Tips for Getting Your Team to Think More Creatively
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7 Tips for Getting Your Team to Think More Creatively

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Videoconferencing Problems? Here's the System That One Company Swears By.
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Videoconferencing Problems? Here's the System That One Company Swears By.

A wireless device cuts down the pain of connecting.
How This App Is Making Networking Less Work
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How This App Is Making Networking Less Work

A one-stop networking tool called Discover.ly shows people their email recipients' social-media updates in one sidebar.
How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages
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How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages

The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.
What's Next for the Sharing Economy?
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What's Next for the Sharing Economy?

With successes such as Uber and Airbnb, peer-to-peer businesses are here to stay.
The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get
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The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.
Want Last Night's Sports Game to Remain Spoiler Free? There's an App for That.
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Want Last Night's Sports Game to Remain Spoiler Free? There's an App for That.

Spoiler Shield lets users to block all social media updates pertaining to certain TV shows and sports teams.
An App That Unites Sports Fans in Any City
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An App That Unites Sports Fans in Any City

Fanatic connects geographically dispersed die-hards of college and pro sports teams.
An Online Marketplace Brings Made-to-Order Goods to the Internet
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An Online Marketplace Brings Made-to-Order Goods to the Internet

On CustomMade.com, buyers post a photo or a description of what they want and craftspeople bid on the project.
Ecommerce Trend for 2014: Buying Into the Subscription Service Model
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Ecommerce Trend for 2014: Buying Into the Subscription Service Model

Companies like Birchbox and Bitters + Bottles illustrate the benefits of subscription services: recurring revenue and deep customer relationships.
A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches
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A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches

Former NFL assistant coach Charles Coiner launched FirstDown PlayBook DropBack for middle-school, high-school and college teams. The app has a database of more than 5,000 plays--many used in real-game situations.
Why Startups Launch in 'Stealth Mode' and Others Don't
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Why Startups Launch in 'Stealth Mode' and Others Don't

The pros and cons of operating under stealth mode before launching a company.
Best Business Books to Get Cozy With This Fall
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Best Business Books to Get Cozy With This Fall

Looking to take your business to the next level? Look no further than these seven works that will make you a better entrepreneur.
What Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Mean for Your Business
Starting a Business

What Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Mean for Your Business

Can entrepreneurship thrive within corporate constructs? Here, the ins and outs of corporate incubators and accelerators--and why they should matter to you.