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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

Problem Solving

The Funding Problem No One Talks Enough About -- and What You Can Do

Forget what's trendy with VCs or which cities get funded most, and go after the problems affecting the masses.
The Fix

How Grocery Brand Amy's Kitchen Was Able to Open a Fast-Food Chain Offering Organic Meals With Gluten-Free and Vegan Options

The company shares the challenges it overcame to ensure everything at its drive thru aligns with its mission.
Marketing

Alibaba's Singles' Day Is a Multi-Billion-Dollar Sales Juggernaut -- and You Could Build Your Own

Big companies aren't the only ones who can create sales events, nor are they the only ones who can take part in them.
Finance

The Surprising Ways Amazon, Apple and Microsoft Really Make Their Billions

Shiny gadgets and one-click purchases are only the tip of the iceberg.
Instagram Icon

How an Instagram Side Hustle of Combining Photos Led This Artist to Quit His 'Cushy Corporate Advertising Job'

The man behind the mashup 'combophoto' technique explains how his art and career have evolved since he started posting his hybrid images.
The Fix

How Lyft Goes Beyond Picking Up Drunk People From Bars by Giving Patients Rides to the Doctor's

Lyft saw an unmet need and partnered with transportation coordinators to make sure people could consistently get the care they needed.
Productivity

20 macOS Shortcuts to Make You Work Like a Genius

For those who wear a lot of hats, your computer's operating system can help you switch tasks quickly.
The Fix

Here's How This Company Is Adding Robots But Also Keeping Its Workers

Boxed is one company that's playing the long game when it comes to boosting efficiency with automation.
Communication Strategies

Why It's on You to Stop People From Interrupting You

It may not be that people are being rude, but that you aren't delivering your message effectively.
Education

After 30 Years of Experimenting, an Education Franchise Is Finally at the Top of the Class

The owner of The Learning Experience explains how his plan for small, sustained growth slowly grew into a robust franchise operation with a national presence.
The Fix

How Foursquare Became a Jukebox Hero by Helping This Company Target Bar-Goers

TouchTunes, a digital jukebox company, has incorporated Foursquare software into its app, so it can push notifications to users when they're at the bar and send them personalized song suggestions.
Marketing to Millennials

A New Airline for Millennials Promises In-Flight VR, Organic Meals and Attendants Wearing White Sneakers

How many white-sneaker-clad flight attendants does it take to serve a millennial? AirFrance aims to find out.
The Fix

Here's How WeWork Pinpoints the Perfect Locations for Its Co-Working Spaces in Neighborhoods

When evaluating potential office locations in new markets, the workspace provider doesn't just rely on luck.