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Laura Entis

Laura Entis

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

Crowdsourcing

What Kylie Jenner's Hair Color Can Teach Brands About the Power of Crowdsourcing

The reality TV star let fans pick which shade of blue she should dye her tresses via social media.
Memory

If You Want to Remember the Important Stuff, You Need to Ignore the Background Noise

Those with high-capacity working memories are really good at blocking out distracting information, a new study finds.
Behavior

We Feel Less Responsible for Acting Badly When Ordered to Do Something

New research attempts to get at the root of why we are so easily persuaded to commit unethical actions when told to do so by another person.
Teamwork

Study: Powerful People Don't Work Well Together

High-ranking individuals underperform when collaborating, according to a new research.
Sharing Economy

Why Uber Makes Us Uneasy

Violence and robberies occur in cabs, too, but the personal aspect of the sharing economy makes these occurrences even more unsettling when Uber drivers are involved.
Venture Capital

Venture Capitalists Are More Likely to Help Startups They Can Visit Via a Direct Flight

If you want more guidance for your company, it helps to be easily accessible.
Social Media Marketing

Kim Kardashian's Mobile Game Has Made More Than $100 Million

It's a lucrative side hustle for the reality TV star and entrepreneur.
Millennials

Study: Millennials Are Lagging When It Comes to Entrepreneurship

A smaller percentage of those born from 1982 to 2000 are self-employed compared to generations past, according to data from the Census Bureau.
Emoji

Paul McCartney's Latest Project: 'Emoji Sound Effects'

The former Beatle teamed up with Skype for some Valentine's Day fun.
Entrepreneurs

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons You Can Learn From Hanson

The teen heartthrobs-turned-entrepreneurs break down how building a business is like making music.
Employee Benefits

The Top 10 Cushiest Places to Work

From travel stipends to egg freezing, these perks go above and beyond traditional corporate benefits.
Bras

A Bra Company That Uses Smartphones to Find the Right Fit Just Raised $8 Million

The goal is to use technology to make the shopping experience, as well as the bras themselves, more comfortable.
Toys; Games

Mattel Introduces New Body Types for Barbie

Tall, curvy and petite toys are now available so girls can 'find a doll that speaks to them.'