Nina Zipkin

Nina Zipkin

Staff Reporter. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.

Nina Zipkin is a staff reporter at Entrepreneur.com. She frequently covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.

Biz Stone, Ants and the Book You Should Be Reading
Entrepreneurs

Biz Stone, Ants and the Book You Should Be Reading

Twitter's co-founder plays 'Finish This Sentence,' sharing what he's reading, how he unwinds and the characteristics all innovation must share.
How to Get a Better Night's Sleep (Infographic)
Productivity

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep (Infographic)

Here are some tips to help make your bedroom more sleep-friendly. (Hint: that light emanating from your smartphone isn't helping.)
Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion
Social Media

Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion

Social media can change the entire course of your company's future.
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever
Crowdfunding

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History
Crowdfunding

Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History

The crowdfunding campaign for the new smartwatch raised more than $13.3 million, toppling the previous record set by the Coolest Cooler.
Leadership Training Backed by Former U.S. Presidents? It's Happening.
Leadership

Leadership Training Backed by Former U.S. Presidents? It's Happening.

The first class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program has begun.
Here's a Reminder: Laughter Makes Meetings Better
Productivity

Here's a Reminder: Laughter Makes Meetings Better

Group rapport and camaraderie translates to innovation, creativity and new solutions.
Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory
Personal Health

Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory

A new study from UCLA found that when you eat your meals and snacks late at night, it can impact your ability to learn new things.
Biz Stone to Aspiring Entrepreneurs: If You're Not Emotionally Invested, Don't Do It
If I Knew Then

Biz Stone to Aspiring Entrepreneurs: If You're Not Emotionally Invested, Don't Do It

For our series, 'If I Knew Then,' the Twitter co-founder and Jelly Industries CEO says that while success isn't guaranteed with emotional investment, you're more likely to fail without it.
Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind
Far Out Tech

Look Ma, No Hands: Drones You Can Pilot With Your Mind

A Portuguese aeronautics company is testing out the technology right now.
7 Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Parks and Recreation'
Lessons

7 Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Parks and Recreation'

As the beloved TV comedy draws to a close, here some entrepreneurial lessons from the series that you can apply to your own career.
Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews
Legal

Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews

The embattled crowdsourced review platform returns to court again but this time it is on the other side of the legal line.
What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All
Millennials

What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All

A new study from IBM posits that the generations are more similar that we might think.
How Biz Stone Protects His Free Time
Organization

How Biz Stone Protects His Free Time

This Twitter co-founder's digital life hack is so simple, anyone can do it.
NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home
Drones

NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home

With the president, the FAA and state legislatures weighing in on commercial drone use, NoFlyZone CEO Ben Marcus wants to open up the conversation and give individuals the power to put the unmanned vehicles on a path that doesn't include their private property.