Laura Entis

Laura Entis

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Laura Entis is a reporter for Fortune.com's Venture section.

Trademarks

Patent Office Sides With Kylie Minogue: Kylie Jenner's Attempt to Trademark Shared First Name Is Not Cool

The singer's representatives had dismissed Jenner as a 'secondary reality television star' in their bid to stop her from trademarking the name 'Kylie' in the U.S.
Supply and Demand

Fears Over Zika Drive Demand for Mosquito-Repellent Products

News of the virus, which spreads via bites, has caused companies in the space to change strategies.
Controversy

Zara Is the Latest Perpetrator of T-Shirt Outrage Thanks to a Gluten-Themed Crop Top

The retailer pulled a shirt that reads: 'Are You Gluten Free?' after it drew mixed reactions.
Food Tech

Would You Eat Lab-Grown Beef? This Startup Is Counting on It.

How do you get a wary public to embrace meat cultured from stem cells?
Pivots

YouTube's Co-Founder Just Made a $1.65 Billion Case for the Early Pivot

The company was originally going to be a dating site. Good thing co-founders Steve Chen, Jawed Karim and Chad Hurley listened to what their users had to say.
Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran: You Can't Devote Yourself to Your Business and Children at the Same Time

For the 'Shark Tank' star, becoming a mother meant dialing back her professional obligations.
Mental Health

Can We Turn to Our Smartphones During Mental Health Crises?

We use our devices for so many things, and, increasingly, this includes getting advice on depression, suicidal thoughts and other serious emotional issues. But are our devices sophisticated enough to...
Snapchat

The National Republican Senatorial Committee's Latest Mission: Make Snapchat Uncool

The GOP campaign arm is urging members of the Senate to get on the platform.
Women in Business

Meet the Executive Leading the Charge to Change Stereotypical 'Women at Work' Stock Photos

Pam Grossman, Getty Images' director of visual trends, breaks down how portrayals of women have shifted over the past decade.
Food Business

Would You Eat Protein Bars Made From Insects? Investors Have Bet $4 Million on It.

Tim Ferriss and the rapper Nas both participated in the series A round, which was led by AccelFoods.
worth-knowing

What Does Retirement Mean When Aging May Soon Be a Thing of the Past?

Longer average life expectancy mean it's time to redefine what comes after we stop working.
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