Shira Lazar

Shira Lazar

Shira Lazar is the host and executive producer of What's Trending live Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Pacific and Partners Project, interviewing your favorite YouTube stars weekly.

What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then.
Thrillist's Ben Lerer on Success as a Young Trep
Entrepreneurs

Thrillist's Ben Lerer on Success as a Young Trep

Despite his famous father, the Thrillist co-founder has managed to find massive success in business on his own. Here, we ask him about his victories -- and challenges.
Entrepreneurs

Thrillist's Ben Lerer on his Success as a Young Trep

Despite his famous father, the Thrillist co-founder has managed to find massive success in business on his own. Here, we ask him about his victories -- and challenges.
Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach
Entrepreneurs

Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach

Los Angeles has long been a mecca for creative types. Now it's attracting techies too.
How Being a Party Animal Helped SpiritHoods Grow Its Business
Entrepreneurs

How Being a Party Animal Helped SpiritHoods Grow Its Business

When it comes to starting up in the fashion world, safety can be dangerous. See how SpiritHoods went to the edge -- and found success.
New York, the City that Never Disconnects?
Technology

New York, the City that Never Disconnects?

New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation.
Mobile Roadie's Co-Founder on What You Need to Know Now About the Future of Mobile Apps
Technology

Mobile Roadie's Co-Founder on What You Need to Know Now About the Future of Mobile Apps

If the future of business is mobile, where are mobile apps headed? We spoke with the entrepreneur behind the first self-service app creator on the road ahead.
Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business
Leadership

Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business

The 'Shark Tank' investor shares his thoughts on youth and entrepreneurship, as well as business trends and using social media.
Warby Parker's Grand Vision: Innovating Eyewear Through Social Media
Marketing

Warby Parker's Grand Vision: Innovating Eyewear Through Social Media

The eyewear company's co-founder discusses embracing social media and digital tools to enhance customers' experiences and engagement.
Rainn Wilson on SoulPancake and Social Media
Growth Strategies

Rainn Wilson on SoulPancake and Social Media

See how the actor's new media company SoulPancake is making a business out of helping you chew on life's big questions.
A Chat With Sir Richard Branson
Leadership

A Chat With Sir Richard Branson

Entrepreneur.com columnist Shira Lazar talked to Sir Richard Branson just after Virgin Atlantic's inaugural flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia.
Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on TV, Social Media and Entrepreneurship
Growth Strategies

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on TV, Social Media and Entrepreneurship

When it comes to creating something totally new, cutting-edge film director Robert Rodriguez offers this advice.
How Zombies Became a Social-Media Firebomb
Marketing

How Zombies Became a Social-Media Firebomb

Movies and TV shows like 'The Walking Dead' have taken hold of the nation's imagination. See what you can learn from a zombie.
Social Media Tips from the Oscars
Marketing

Social Media Tips from the Oscars

The Oscars may be a must watch event, but is it also a must Tweet event? Business owners, you be the judges.
How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse
Marketing

How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse

Macon Phillips, the White House's director of New Media, describes how the administration is using social media in unique ways -- and how your business can too.