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Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

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Contently, a startup transforming the way journalists and marketing companies do business, has raised $9 million in Series B funding.
January 16, 2014 in Marketing Basics
LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire

LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire

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The fashion pioneer talks about what it takes to grow a successful business and become your own personal version of greatness.
January 16, 2014 in Branding
Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

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Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.
January 13, 2014 in News and Trends
10 Thoughts on Tech, Trends and Innovation at CES 2014

10 Thoughts on Tech, Trends and Innovation at CES 2014

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From being surrounded by 'Glassholes' to playing pinball and 'self-healing' phones, here is a recap of what the show had to offer.
January 10, 2014 in Technology
From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo

From Gum to the Grammys: How Artist-Entrepreneur Kenna Bulldozed the Status Quo

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Kenna Zemedkun has launched television shows, carved out his own music genre, created new ways of raising money for the issues he cares about and helped overhaul a social networking site.
January 8, 2014 in The 'Treps
Why Introverts and Comedians Make Great Leaders

Why Introverts and Comedians Make Great Leaders

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Six overlooked keys to success you may never hear from popular CEOs.
January 6, 2014 in The 'Treps
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

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These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.
January 3, 2014 in Profiles
The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

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Crime may not pay, but the life of Great Train Robbery player Ronnie Biggs was a study in marketing, ingenuity and branding.
December 18, 2013 in Marketing
What do Entrepreneurs Oprah, Jack Dorsey and Tim Ferriss Have in Common?

What do Entrepreneurs Oprah, Jack Dorsey and Tim Ferriss Have in Common?

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Find out what skill these successful entrepreneurs use to stay balanced and how it can help you with your venture.
December 16, 2013 in Productivity
Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

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The stealth release of the singer's fifth album came as a shock, but could signal a change in the future of music promotion.
December 13, 2013 in Branding
The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

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In a matter of years, perhaps your next startup company will be located on the red planet.
December 12, 2013 in News and Trends
Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

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Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism.
December 11, 2013 in Business Ideas
How Smart Branding Led to Quick Success for Cory Vines

How Smart Branding Led to Quick Success for Cory Vines

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Activewear startup Cory Vines' smart branding allowed for instantaneous success. Here is what you need to know.
December 3, 2013 in Branding
Keeping an Eye Out for Social and Mobile Innovations

Keeping an Eye Out for Social and Mobile Innovations

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Bite-size advice from snack-food company marketing veteran Bonin Bough.
December 2, 2013 in Online Marketing
What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

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After years of working with entrepreneurs, Rebekah Iliff has the most prominent entrepreneurial types down to a science. See how you stack up.
December 2, 2013 in Leadership
Say What!? Google Might Be Working on a Lie-Detecting Microphone Throat Tattoo

Say What!? Google Might Be Working on a Lie-Detecting Microphone Throat Tattoo

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Yes, the tech geniuses at Google are at it again.
November 13, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: New Images of Apple's 'Spaceship' Headquarters in California

New Images of Apple's 'Spaceship' Headquarters in California

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An inside look at the tech giant's 2.8-million-square-foot hub called Campus 2.
November 12, 2013 in Forward Thinkers
20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

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The Facebook founder's big sister opens up about her siblings' childhood business, what she learned from working with Sheryl Sandberg, the worst advice she ever got, and more.
November 11, 2013 in Profiles
Has the Oprah Effect Diminished?

Has the Oprah Effect Diminished?

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A mention on Oprah's Favorite Things list used to be golden for businesses. But with her list now only in magazine format, is the same still true?
November 8, 2013 in Marketing
Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation

Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation

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Shu-ling Garver started Engineering for Kids, a program that teaches the basics of engineering and design to kids.
November 7, 2013 in Franchises
SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

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The Berlin-based online music platform has gone from being relative niche platform for techno musicians to an audio hub for everyone from the White House to Beyoncé in the last three years.
November 4, 2013 in News and Trends
Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out

Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out

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Lavabit founder Ladar Levison has teamed up with Silent Circle to launch an innovative, secure email tool called Dark Mail.
October 31, 2013 in Security
Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else

Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else

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Robin Chase says the environmental risks posed by climate change mean companies need to find ways to trade resources with one another.
October 31, 2013 in Forward Thinkers

The Next Generation of Temp Agencies

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Low-cost, online-based companies like TaskRabbit and Fancy Hands reimagine short-term help.
October 30, 2013 in Hiring Center
Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers

Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers

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As the size of a computer chip approaches zero, computational power will be everywhere and in everything, says Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel.
October 29, 2013 in Forward Thinkers

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