Joan Oleck

Joan Oleck

Associate Editor

About Joan Oleck

Joan Oleck is an associate contributors editor at Entrepreneur. She has previously worked for Business Week, Newsday and the trade magazine Restaurant Business, where a cover story she wrote won the Jesse Neal Award.

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native americans

From Indian Country Comes Word: 'Native Business' Wants to Empower Native Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship means much more there than casinos and tribal gift shops. Just ask Gary and Carmen Davis.

Millennials Or Boomers? A New Study Tells Which One Uses Marijuana More Frequently

So, are your parents really using weed more than you and your friends are?

American Hemp Farmers May Be Unfairly Penalized Over The Government's Worries About THC

About 17,000 hemp farmers are getting ready to harvest their half-million-acre 2020 crop. In so doing, they're besieged by multiple problems: the pandemic, of course, but also extreme weather, natural disasters... and politics.
Chinese startups

Academy Award-Winning Documentary Examines a Chinese Factory in the Heart of America

'American Factory' shows three years in the life of a Chinese factory erected on the site of a shuttered GM auto plant.
Women Entrepreneurs

She's a Successful NFL Sports Agent. And, Yes, She's Ready to Show You the Money.

Kelli Masters used to be a shy, insecure young woman. Then she took on the NFL and that male agent who told her, "Women will never make it in this industry."
brand storytelling

How This Online Storytelling Strategy Engages Millions of Viewers in 60 Seconds

60 Second Docs COO Jake Avnet explains the secrets of high-impact online storytelling.
CBD

New York Spa Gives CBD the Upscale Treatment

Standard Dose offers an array of CBD products and experiences.
Entertainment

Alec Baldwin Discusses His Innovative New Documentary About the Crazy, Desperate Times of John DeLorean

The new film 'Framing John DeLorean' asks if the car entrepreneur was a visionary or a crook. Or both?
Women Leaders

When Men Said It Couldn't Be Done, This All-Women Crew of Sailors Said 'Watch Us.'

The Whitbread Round the World yacht race's first all-female crew is profiled in the new documentary 'Maiden.'
Women in Business

'Leftover Women' Documentary Chronicles the Story of China's Attack on Unmarried Professional Women

China's gender imbalance -- 30 million more men than women -- is the reason why being single and older than 27 has become a social crisis.
Marketing

The Complete Guide to Building 'Buzz' and Getting Press for You and Your Business

Experts outline a plan of attack to get your company and your personal brand noticed.
Dogs

These Entrepreneurs Recognized a Gap in the Wonderful World of Dogs -- and Filled It

'Good Dog' founders Josh Wais and Lauren McDevitt had tried to find a central source of information on what dog to buy. There was none.
Student Debt

Student Debt Assistance With a (Small) Catch May Be the Hottest New Benefit

Insurance company Unum is extending assistance to its employees, who average $32,000 apiece in student debt.
YouTube

Impersonation Is Great If You're Alec Baldwin, Not So Much If You're a YouTube Scammer

The video channel is trying to stop people impersonating influencers and trying to foment possible scams.
Artificial Intelligence

Remember Elon Musk's Scary Warning Against AI? Here's More Reason to Worry.

Chinese venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee will say on '60 Minutes' that AI will replace 40 percent of society's jobs within as soon as 15 years.