Nina Zipkin

Nina Zipkin

Entrepreneur Staff / Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.

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

More From Nina Zipkin

If I Knew Then

Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso: 'Wisdom is Earned Through Experience, Particularly Mistakes.'

The fashion-retail founder explains why entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to veer off of the prescribed track, why it is okay for them to make mistakes and how founders should strive to be like Indiana Jones.
Venture Capital

Google Ventures Launches $100 Million Startup Fund in Europe

The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies.
Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!'

The pioneering astronaut thinks that going to the moon again isn't a good use of our resources. Instead, he's got his eye on Mars.
3-D Printing

This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears

Nikki Kaufman, one of the founders of Quirky, wants to give customers the best possible headphone experience.
Acquisitions

Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza

Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza.
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Social Media

Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence

The social giant continues to take aim at rival Twitter with an emphasis on VIP users and entertainment partnerships.
Sleep

More Sleep Makes You More Honest, Study Finds

Researchers tested the impact of fatigue on moral resolve, finding that people were more likely to lie the more tired they were.
Education

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Mobile

Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly.
Patents

Tesla Motors Patents Now Available To Anyone

Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.'
If I Knew Then

James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself.
Privacy Concerns

Facebook Lets Users Determine the Ads They Want to See

The social giant is letting users modify their ad profiles while also gaining more information about them.
Far Out Tech

This Company Wants You to Wear Your SIM Card

Japanese mobile-carrier DOCOMO unveils its Portable SIM prototype, a wireless-technology device that could make waves in the world of wearables.
Google

Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?

The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza.
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