Nina Zipkin

Nina Zipkin

Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.

Nina Zipkin is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com. She frequently covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.

From the Iranian Revolution to Dealing With Cancer, Here Are Some of the Innovative Games on Display at This Year's Games for Change Festival
Innovation

From the Iranian Revolution to Dealing With Cancer, Here Are Some of the Innovative Games on Display at This Year's Games for Change Festival

The 13-year-old event spotlights digital entertainment made with social impact in mind.
The Crazy Creative Way This Company Got Workers to Read its HR Materials
Radicals & Visionaries

The Crazy Creative Way This Company Got Workers to Read its HR Materials

This office supply company in the U.K. came up with a few unusual office safety protocols concerning zombies, vampires and aliens.
How Do You Incentivize Kids to Do Better in School? Build a Social Network That Rewards Them.
Radicals & Visionaries

How Do You Incentivize Kids to Do Better in School? Build a Social Network That Rewards Them.

The Küdzoo app provides kids with discounts and gift cards, but an education expert says its community may be key.
The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About
Safety

The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About

A recent study from ConsumerAffairs looks at the safety of Uber, Lyft and taxi cars in cities around the U.S.
Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg
Radicals & Visionaries

Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg

Jeremy Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Andela, a company that trains software developers in Africa and was the first investment for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
How This Dad Channeled His Photography Skills Into an Oprah- and Kim Kardashian-Approved Startup
Radicals & Visionaries

How This Dad Channeled His Photography Skills Into an Oprah- and Kim Kardashian-Approved Startup

Professional photographer Allan Shoemake is the co-founder of LuMee, the maker of a popular mobile phone case with front-facing LED lights.
Brain Break: Who Let the Robot Out?
Robots

Brain Break: Who Let the Robot Out?

A humanoid robot in Russia made a break for it, but people are wondering if it's all a hoax and not just human error.
7 Powerful Lessons From Film That Can Teach Each of Us to Be a Super Manager
How to Be a Super Manager

7 Powerful Lessons From Film That Can Teach Each of Us to Be a Super Manager

Learn how to help you help yourself -- and be the sort of great manager employees love -- using these cinematic examples as lessons.
Rhapsody Is Taking on the Name of Napster. Is the Move Brand Suicide?
Make More Happen

Rhapsody Is Taking on the Name of Napster. Is the Move Brand Suicide?

The music streaming platform may be counting on nostalgia to help make an impact in a crowded field.
What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?
Radicals & Visionaries

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

We'll give you a hint: It gives the Windows maker a network of professionals that will potentially buy its services.
Shopify's Daniel Weinand: 'With Every Failure I Experienced, There Was an Opportunity to Come Out Even Stronger'
If I Knew Then

Shopify's Daniel Weinand: 'With Every Failure I Experienced, There Was an Opportunity to Come Out Even Stronger'

The co-founder of the growing ecommerce company reflects on making mistakes and trusting your gut.
Scientists Can Identify Our Emotions Based on the Air We Breathe. Can That Help Marketers?
Customer Experience

Scientists Can Identify Our Emotions Based on the Air We Breathe. Can That Help Marketers?

The study could be another way to evaluate audience responses to campaigns.
Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?
Drones

Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?

Chinese startup EHang is testing out a pilotless drone in Nevada.
Wix Introduces New AI That Aims to Instantly Set Up Unique Websites
Ready To Launch

Wix Introduces New AI That Aims to Instantly Set Up Unique Websites

Already the provider of website templates, the company's new tool is meant to design sites in minutes.
What You Can Learn From the Viral Shenanigans of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Marketing Bootcamp

What You Can Learn From the Viral Shenanigans of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The funny weekly news show takes serious, potentially dry subjects and turns them into viral video juggernauts