Caroline Dohack
Contributor, The Hustle

A SoftBank-backed delivery company was started for stoners. Now valued at ~$2.8B, it sells everything.

With $750m from Softbank, goPuff now serves 500 cities delivering 3k items. Can it turn a profit, though?

Caroline Dohack • September 11, 2020

Australian charity experiment could be right on the money

The Aussie government is betting big on its Donation Dollar.

Caroline Dohack • September 9, 2020

Scammers are selling lonely quarantiners imaginary dogs

Scammers are taking advantage of huge demand for dogs.

Caroline Dohack • September 7, 2020

A VC company is funding training for home health aides

VC seeks to connect unemployed workers with healthcare careers.

Caroline Dohack • September 4, 2020

Fadeaway: Nike’s latest pivot is bad for brick-and- mortar retail

Nike announced it’s ending partnerships with brands totalling ~1k stores. What does this say about the apparel giant’s strategy road map?

Caroline Dohack • September 1, 2020

This game maker is using reality shows to shake up e-sports

Video games aren’t just for hardcore players anymore.

Caroline Dohack • August 28, 2020

Motels are the new king of the road

The surprise star of summer vacation? Motels are back, baby.

Caroline Dohack • August 26, 2020

Startups latch onto breast milk — no boobs needed

Two labs aim to make a more natural alternative to baby formula.

Caroline Dohack • August 26, 2020

Sex toy sales have skyrocketed, so why are startups screwed?

Big sextech businesses are banging, but startups struggle to seal the deal.

Caroline Dohack • August 21, 2020

A company behind a series of kids books made $1m+ in 10 days

A publishing startup that set out to help parents tackle tough topics was a surprise success this spring.

Caroline Dohack • August 20, 2020

Guess who’s judging your drunken shenanigans?

Your smartphone’s accelerometer can detect when you’re a staggering fool.

Caroline Dohack • August 20, 2020

The huge business behind those background bops

Music consultants take the elevator music concept to the next level.

Caroline Dohack • August 19, 2020

Who knew cardboard would become the hottest heist?

This is how dumpster divers are becoming criminal masterminds.

Caroline Dohack • August 18, 2020

How speaking a 2nd language can change your mindset — and help your career

Speaking multiple languages can open your mind to different perspectives, boost creativity, and help you become a more rational thinker.

Caroline Dohack • August 17, 2020

Remote workers are outfoxing employer surveillance tech

Employee anti-surveillance tech and tricks are hot, hot, hot.

Caroline Dohack • August 17, 2020

Do you know where your robocalls are coming from?

Small phone companies have become an in for robocallers.

Caroline Dohack • August 17, 2020

Does it matter that business travel’s on hold?

Research shows business travel affects international economies.

Caroline Dohack • August 14, 2020

3 highlights from a showcase of the fastest-growing companies

A few highlights from this year’s ranking of fastest-growing private companies.

Caroline Dohack • August 13, 2020

Wanna make that spare closet earn its keep? This startup can help

Got a spare room? Here’s how to turn it into money.

Caroline Dohack • August 12, 2020

3D bioprinting could help with COVID research and organ transplants

This specialized equipment lets doctors and researchers print living tissues and organs.

Caroline Dohack • August 10, 2020

Can lipstick and underwear predict economic activity?

The logic behind several economic indicators aren’t holding up.

Caroline Dohack • August 7, 2020

A video game vigilante is coming for your cheats

GamerDoc has gotten 50k+ video game cheaters banned.

Caroline Dohack • August 6, 2020

Boomfluencers are taking over social media

The senior set is making a splash on social media.

Caroline Dohack • August 6, 2020

Some pande-positivity? Shorter meetings

Remote work has altered our sense of time.

Caroline Dohack • August 5, 2020

This marketplace lets you snap up stock in high-end collectibles

Investors are snapping up fractional shares on luxury items like cars and high-end handbags.

Caroline Dohack • August 3, 2020

Are you ready to be a-mazed?

Labyrinths are the latest lawn accessory.

Caroline Dohack • July 31, 2020

Women are the ones to watch in wealth management

Women are set to watch $30T in assets by 2030.

Caroline Dohack • July 30, 2020

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