Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a reporter for Fortune.com's Venture section.
Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert
Personal Health

Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert

Diners who were served by a waiter with higher BMIs were more likely to end their meals with a sweet treat, according to study.
If You're Patient, You Can Now Pre-Order the Oculus Rift for $599
Oculus VR

If You're Patient, You Can Now Pre-Order the Oculus Rift for $599

Consumers who backed the original Kickstarter campaign will get the headset for free, Facebook-owned company announced.
FTC Orders 'Brain Training' Company Lumosity to Pay $2 Million Over Deceptive Advertising Practices
Regulations

FTC Orders 'Brain Training' Company Lumosity to Pay $2 Million Over Deceptive Advertising Practices

'Lumosity simply did not have the science to back up its ads,' said the FTC's director of consumer protection.
Tory Burch and Marc Jacobs Boss to Wed
Power Couples

Tory Burch and Marc Jacobs Boss to Wed

Union of power players may be the first of its kind in the fashion world.
Why This Founder Asks Job Candidates What Jelly Bean Flavor They'd Be
Hiring Employees

Why This Founder Asks Job Candidates What Jelly Bean Flavor They'd Be

For Jason Lucash, co-founder of consumer audio company OrigAudio, work ethic and cultural fit trump work experience.
This Startup Aims to Save Brands From Marketing Disasters
Ready To Launch

This Startup Aims to Save Brands From Marketing Disasters

Springleap, which won a recent Techstars pitch night, aims to provides companies with actionable advice from its paid network of marketing and advertising professionals. As it struggles to gain traction, its founder looks forward to a new seed round.
Will Genetically Modified Salmon Help Feed the World, or Drive the Species to Extinction?
Food Tech

Will Genetically Modified Salmon Help Feed the World, or Drive the Species to Extinction?

Although the polarizing product likely won't come to market for years, it's already making waves.
Meet the 5 Most Influential Dogs on the Internet (Infographic)
Celebrities

Meet the 5 Most Influential Dogs on the Internet (Infographic)

These celebrity canines are cashing in on their social media following to score lucrative endorsement deals and product lines.
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories of 2015
Leadership

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories of 2015

Successful entrepreneurship starts with successful leadership. Check out these stories for some great advice.
5 Ridiculously Over-the-Top Last Minute Gift Ideas
Gifts

5 Ridiculously Over-the-Top Last Minute Gift Ideas

Procrastinated on Christmas shopping and money is no object? This list is for you!
Dating App Hinge Now Lets Users Connect Over 'Shared Events,' Including Being Suspended From School
Online Dating

Dating App Hinge Now Lets Users Connect Over 'Shared Events,' Including Being Suspended From School

The new feature, called Story Cards, provides potential icebreakers for users who match on its app.
Google and Ford Reportedly Teaming Up to Build Self-Driving Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Google and Ford Reportedly Teaming Up to Build Self-Driving Cars

The partnership will likely be announced at the 2016 CES trade show.
Watch Entrepreneurs From Techstars NYC Pitch Their Startups at Demo Day
Ready To Launch

Watch Entrepreneurs From Techstars NYC Pitch Their Startups at Demo Day

Altogether, 14 companies presented to an audience filled with venture capitalists and startup entrepreneurs.
How This Young CEO Made the Transition From Founder to Leader
Ready To Launch

How This Young CEO Made the Transition From Founder to Leader

3-D printed insole company SOLS' chief executive talks raising money and managing a large team as a young female founder.