Lydia Belanger

Lydia Belanger

Entrepreneur Staff / 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.

More From Lydia Belanger

Ecommerce

Why the Entrepreneur Behind Rent the Runway Decided to Launch Her New Company Through Walmart's Incubator

Jetblack, which just emerged out of stealth as the first company to go through Walmart's Store No. 8 incubator, is a text message-based personal concierge service.
The Way We Work

This AI Tool Helps Companies Eliminate Hiring Bias in the Name of Productivity

Checkr's co-founder and CEO makes the case for why businesses and society are better off when background checks are streamlined with technology.
YouTube Icon

What This YouTube Star With 7.3 Million Subscribers Is Doing to Deal With Burnout

Alisha Marie started on the platform at age 15 but recently has been feeling creatively squeezed.
Privacy Concerns

Here's Why Your Inbox Is Filled With Privacy Policy Emails

Companies around the world have been scrambling to make sure they comply with new laws about what they're allowed to do with user data.

To Rise up the Ranks at Work, Women Can Take These 4 Steps

From an early age, many women learn to be passive and timid. Here are four ways to show the world you're a leader.
Incubators

Snapchat's Parent Company Plans to Invest $1.5 Million in Media Startups

Snap has announced a new accelerator program called Yellow focused on 'mobile storytelling.'
Franchises

Why This Halal Guys Fan Quit His Job to Open the Brand's First Franchise

Paul Tran used to be a consultant who helped franchises grow. Then he ditched the corporate job for life as a franchisee.

After Crying 'in a Fetal Position' Upon the Sale of Her Last Company, This Entrepreneur Keeps Her New Venture Separate From Her Identity

Blindsided by emotion when she gave up her business and broke up her team, Christiane Lemieux learned a valuable lesson about personal distance.
The Way We Work

Both Workplaces and Gig Economy Companies Are Killing People, This Stanford Professor Warns

'Dying for a Paycheck' author Jeffrey Pfeffer dispels the myths of gig work as a reprieve from the 9-to-5.
Books

The 5 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends for Summer Reading

The Microsoft co-founder's 2018 picks 'wrestle with big questions.'
Internships

Here Are Some of the Coolest, Craziest Internships Out There

Not everyone has to sacrifice a fun summer vacation to get valuable career experience.
Brain

If You Struggle With Authority, Science Says Blame Your Brain

People who want to be their own bosses -- like entrepreneurs -- may fall into this neurological group.

How Women Can Build Stronger Relationships at Work -- and Actually Boost Their Careers

Think strategically and actively about building your in-office network. The more you give, the more you'll get.
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