Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

Ray Hennessey is Editorial Director of Entrepreneur.com.

The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs
Marketing

The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

Crime may not pay, but the life of Great Train Robbery player Ronnie Biggs was a study in marketing, ingenuity and branding.
The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing
Finance

The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug.
Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High
Finance

Actually...Bitcoin's Recognition is Pretty Darn High

A poll meant to show how few people know what Bitcoin is demonstrates just how widely Bitcoin is recognized.
Twitter Shows the Value in Listening to Customers
Technology

Twitter Shows the Value in Listening to Customers

Twitter sparked a firestorm when its changed its block-user features. Then, it did something few companies do nowadays.
Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls
Technology

Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls

Yes, cellphone use on planes would be annoying. But is that annoyance worth a whole new set of rules and regulations?
How WestJet Won Christmas With the Best Publicity Stunt Ever
Marketing

How WestJet Won Christmas With the Best Publicity Stunt Ever

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And he apparently is pretty good at getting people to feel good about a Canadian airline.
The Moz CEO's Wonderfully Refreshing Reason for Stepping Down
Growth Strategies

The Moz CEO's Wonderfully Refreshing Reason for Stepping Down

Rand Fishkin loves his company and has passion by the boatload. But he has come to hate his job.
Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Other Currencies
Technology

Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Other Currencies

Judging by the properties a currency needs to thrive, Bitcoin stacks up well against its rivals.
Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes
Growth Strategies

Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

The roughly 500,000 people who have individual and small-group plans with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will have to seek different coverage.
Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance
Technology

Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.
U.S. Businesses Could Have Been Mandela's Best Ally
Growth Strategies

U.S. Businesses Could Have Been Mandela's Best Ally

Amid the justified praise of Nelson Mandela, it is proper time to question whether a pro-business approach could have created a greater South Africa.
The Scary Thing About the Massive Surge in GDP
Productivity

The Scary Thing About the Massive Surge in GDP

Economic activity in the third quarter rose by a stunning 3.6 percent, but it's hardly the great news it seems -- particularly for business owners.
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What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?
Growth Strategies

What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

The Supreme Court will soon take on the thorny issue of whether companies should have the same right to religious expression that they have to free speech.
In Taking Aim at 23andMe, Regulators Missed the Mark
Entrepreneurs

In Taking Aim at 23andMe, Regulators Missed the Mark

The controversy over genetic-testing company 23andMe begs the question: Is knowledge really that dangerous?
The Ridiculous Thing One Congressman Said About Self-Driving Cars
Technology

The Ridiculous Thing One Congressman Said About Self-Driving Cars

Recent comments from a congressman in New Jersey are an example of how some regulatory schemes are downright scary.