Andrew Medal

Andrew Medal

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Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

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Musicians

3 Startup Lessons From Hip Hop Entrepreneurs

From Nipsey Hussle, to Jay-Z, to Dr. Dre, rappers are showing how they can think bigger than just bars and hooks.
Business Lessons

Here's How Prison Taught Me How to 'Lead From the Front'

The lessons I learned during my 17,520 hours of incarceration may help you, too. Just don't learn them in their native environment.
Success Stories

Hip Hop Legend Damon Dash Explains How His Street Mentality Catapulted Him to the Top

Dash is best known for co-founding Roc-A-Fella Records with Jay-Z and Kareem "Biggs" Burke.
Social Media

Music Mogul DJ Khaled Hustled for 25 Years, and Now He's Living His Dream Life

Andrew Medal chats with music mogul DJ Khaled about his business keys, social media tips and his experience performing at the Grammys.
Blockchain

9 Blockchain Influencers for You to Follow -- Who All Happen to Be Female

These women provide a breath of refreshing diversity in the constantly evolving internet age and the dawn of Web 3.0.
Blockchain

Thanks to Blockchain, Decentralization -- and Data Security -- Are the Future

A decentralized world computer that can't be shut down will be extremely useful for keeping our data safe -- and it's coming.
Entertainment

How This DJ Shares His Creativity and Insights as an Angel Investor

Andrew Medal chats with Mick Batyske about how he used music to catapult his success, drive influence and become an angel investor.
oil and gas

The Amazing Technology Disrupting Oil and Gas (Think: AI, 3D Printing and Robotics)

Technology is infiltrating the legacy oil and gas industry as never before. Are entrepreneurs listening?
Growth Strategies

This Media Company Used Hip Hop and Sneakers to Attract 55 Million Viewers and Sell for Over $250 Million

Andrew Medal chats with Rich Antoniello about how Complex Media is redefining the culture by sparking conversation through hip hop, sneakers, tech, news and sports.
Edtech industry

This 1 Particular Area of EdTech Is Ripe for Disruption. 3 Things You Need to Know.

One major issue within education has yet to be solved: the unbelievably high price of college textbooks.
Branding

This Entrepreneur Built the Hottest Celebrity Spot on the Planet -- and a Brand With Staying Power

Andrew Medal chats with Mark Birnbaum about how his global restaurant group has become a Hollywood hotspot, and how to establish a brand that stays on top.
Hiring

4 Innovative Moves Entrepreneurs Can Make To Hire More Qualified Tech Experts

Tech leaders need to start harnessing, yes, tech, to hire.
Compliance

What Leaders Need to Know About Compliance in 2018

The Me Too movement, lawsuits against companies like Uber and Hollywood's Time's Up initiative demonstrate the need for a solid 'compliance culture.'
Innovation Now

Is AI Really the Future of User Interface?

Some experts think AI's biggest impact will be in the much more sophisticated way we interface with our computers in the future.
Ambition

Here's How to Sell Your Business for $100 Million-Plus

Andrew Medal chats with friend Wayne Chang about how he sold his latest company to Twitter for more than $100 million.