Lydia Belanger

Lydia Belanger

Associate Editor
Lydia Belanger is an associate editor at Entrepreneur.com. She writes about how companies and their founders are solving problems in our connected and conflicted world. Her interests include the retail industry, the gig economy, social entrepreneurship and surprising business applications of emerging technologies. She previously worked as a contributing researcher for Wired.
VC Jeremy Liew on the Biggest Pitch Mistake He's Seen, and It's a Doozy
Pitching Investors

VC Jeremy Liew on the Biggest Pitch Mistake He's Seen, and It's a Doozy

Plus, why you should never cram too much information into your initial pitch.
This Aerial Photographer Took Her Hobby to New Heights With Instagram
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This Aerial Photographer Took Her Hobby to New Heights With Instagram

Natalie Amrossi worked in finance for three years before realizing how social media could help an artist like her make a living.
Why This Restaurant Chain Has Started Using VR to Train Employees
The Fix

Why This Restaurant Chain Has Started Using VR to Train Employees

The trendy tech simulates hands-on learning without the risks and onboards new hires faster.
Theranos Has Listed Its Headquarters for Rent
Theranos

Theranos Has Listed Its Headquarters for Rent

Four floors of the Palo Alto, Calif., office building are available for 12-year leases.
How Companies Are Marking the Battle for the Net Protest
Net Neutrality

How Companies Are Marking the Battle for the Net Protest

On July 12, several organizations and web-based businesses are banding together for an 'Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality.'
It's Shocking How Many Entrepreneurs Aren't Saving for Retirement
Money

It's Shocking How Many Entrepreneurs Aren't Saving for Retirement

Small-business owners might be foolishly overconfident when it comes to retirement planning.
Want to Be Perceived as a Leader? Improve This Basic Tech Skill.
Leadership

Want to Be Perceived as a Leader? Improve This Basic Tech Skill.

Researchers have found that people who are proficient at this one workplace ability are more likely to be seen as leaders of virtual teams.
Think You Sound Confident and in Control? Your Voice Says Otherwise.
Behavior

Think You Sound Confident and in Control? Your Voice Says Otherwise.

Turns out you use different pitches with different types of people. It's a matter of dominance.
How Do You Pronounce GIF? It Depends on Where You Live.
Technology

How Do You Pronounce GIF? It Depends on Where You Live.

Apparently no one really knows.
This Former Math Teacher Now Gets Paid to Travel the World and Take Pictures of Her Meals
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This Former Math Teacher Now Gets Paid to Travel the World and Take Pictures of Her Meals

Jessica Hirsch started @cheatdayeats on Instagram as a hobby. Now her job is to post about her indulgent experiences.
How 10 Brands, Including Apple and Facebook, Celebrated Pride 2017
LGBT

How 10 Brands, Including Apple and Facebook, Celebrated Pride 2017

For these companies, commemorating Pride is about more than sporting rainbow colors.
U.S. Supreme Court Allows Part of Trump's Travel Ban to Take Effect
Trump & Business

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Part of Trump's Travel Ban to Take Effect

The ban 'may not be enforced against foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.'
Habits Are Hard to Break and Checking Email Is No Exception
Infographics

Habits Are Hard to Break and Checking Email Is No Exception

The majority of Americans say they have more email to deal with than they did three years ago.
This Founder Is a Gambler at Heart. Learn How Risk Led Him to Opportunity.
Taking Risks

This Founder Is a Gambler at Heart. Learn How Risk Led Him to Opportunity.

The founder of a precious metals company shares how risk-taking shaped his life and business.
Why This Former White House Aide Thinks People Deserve More From Banks
Small Business Heroes

Why This Former White House Aide Thinks People Deserve More From Banks

Aspiration Bank lets customers pay what they want, donates to charity and helps people make socially responsible decisions with their money.
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