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Ramit Sethi Will Teach You How to Grow Your Business
Ramit Sethi wasn’t always financially savvy. In fact, the first big check he got went in the stock market and he immediately lost half....
Kendall Baker • January 13, 2017
How a Non-Technical Founder Launches a Technical Product
You woke up with a brilliant idea. It seeped into your mind and is now screaming at you. Work, family, and friends feel muted...
Kendall Baker • December 14, 2016
An Interview With the Co-Founder of Away
Nowadays, it feels like there are 2 luggage options on the market: Crappy and cheap Unreasonably expensive So, like any entrepreneurs worth their salt,...
Kendall Baker • December 5, 2016
How is Arizona Iced Tea still cheaper than water?
When Arizona Iced Tea came onto the scene in 1992, the family-owned company quickly toppled industry leader, Snapple, thanks to a simple formula: never...
Kendall Baker • November 3, 2016
The Hustle Fam: Volume 1
“In my living room in Montevideo, Uruguay with my family. Reading out loud funny quotes from The Hustle to my wife while she breastfeeds....
Kendall Baker • October 18, 2016
Content Ain’t King Unless It’s Funny
“Content is king.” It’s a phrase you hear all the time. And it’s mostly true — especially in 2016 when we’re consuming so damn...
Kendall Baker • October 6, 2016
Stripe Announced a New Service to Pay People Immediately
Stripe is a six-year-old tech company on a mission to make digital payments as simple as possible for all businesses. And yesterday, they made...
Kendall Baker • September 20, 2016
WeWork’s New Plan to Get Out Of Its Slump: Change the Lease Terms
According to The Information (paywall), WeWork has started pushing year-long rental agreements, as opposed to the typical month-to-month. In fact, one New York exec...
Kendall Baker • August 19, 2016
Dear Public Relations Professionals…
Dear PR people, Like most journalists, I’m constantly bombarded by your emails. And they all suck. Well, not all of them. Some are fine....
Kendall Baker • July 11, 2016
Ace & Everett: A Lesson in Content Marketing
Ace & Everett makes socks. But if you ask co-founder Sage Disch if they’re a sock company, the answer is a resounding no. “We...
Kendall Baker • May 25, 2016
Did Airbnb, Medium, Beats, and Flipboard Rip off Their Logos?
Very few things in this world are truly original, and there’s no better example of that than logo design. I mean, think about it....
Kendall Baker • May 11, 2016
Hey Look, New Companies
TechCrunch Disrupt NYC: Day One TechCrunch Disrupt NYC kicked off yesterday in Brooklyn. Companies were launched, business tactics were discussed, and lots of faded...
Kendall Baker • May 10, 2016
Checking in on Predictions for the Year 2020
“The International Space Station Could Get Its Own Timeshare by 2020.” When I read that headline last week, my first thought was, “Holy crap,...
Kendall Baker • April 21, 2016
Living the Most Productive Week in the History of Mankind
I couldn’t tell you the last time I scrolled through my Facebook news feed without seeing an article about productivity. “10 Ways to Be...
Kendall Baker • April 14, 2016
Trouble on the Back Nine
Did Wall Street watch The Masters? Shares of sports apparel company Under Armour dropped almost 6% on Monday, a day after golfer Jordan Spieth...
Kendall Baker • April 12, 2016
Spain Has Been in the Wrong Time Zone for Over 70 Years
On October 23, 1940, Adolf Hitler took a train to the Spanish border to meet with the country’s dictator, Francisco Franco. The world was...
Kendall Baker • March 10, 2016
I Just Accidentally Discovered That a World-Renowned Investor Is Full of Shit
Jim Rogers, renowned investor, author, and current Chairman of Rogers Holdings, made waves recently after guaranteeing with 100% certainty that a U.S. recession will...
Kendall Baker • March 8, 2016
Excuse Me, Why Are We Not Included in Any of The “Coolest Offices in SF” Lists?
This is bullshit. I just finished looking through way too many lists online (BuzzFeed, what have you done?) ranking the “coolest” offices in San...
Kendall Baker • March 4, 2016
The Story of How Venmo Was Started
“Hey Hoobastank, venmo me that song you just played.” Yup, that was almost a thing. And I, for one, am thankful it never left...
Kendall Baker • March 1, 2016
According to New Research, You Should Probably Start Your Own Business
If you have dreams of starting your own business but are hesitant due to the risk involved, new research suggests you should chase that...
Kendall Baker • February 23, 2016
7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
Netflix is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and House of Cards marathons. But did you...
Kendall Baker • February 23, 2016
The Dutch Formula: How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Company in 12 Months
Have you ever dreamed of starting your own company and getting filthy rich? Of course you have. Me too. But I’m lazy. And selfishly,...
Kendall Baker • February 22, 2016
Giphy Is Now Worth $300 Million, Confirming the Huge Future Potential of GIFs
Business Insider: Giphy, the largest repository of animated GIFs is worth a whopping $300 million thanks to a $55 million round of funding, despite...
Kendall Baker • February 16, 2016
You Can Get Paid for Answering Questions on Quora Now
The people over at Quora have a giant sign in their office that reads, “DEATH TO ALL CONSULTANTS!”. Just kidding. I completely made that...
Kendall Baker • February 12, 2016
Stop Force Quitting Your iPhone Apps
Ever since I got my first cell phone in 9th grade, I have been absolutely terrible at remembering to charge it. So terrible, in...
Kendall Baker • February 8, 2016
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