Lindsey Quinn
Editor, The Hustle

Scorsese’s latest Oscar contender gets caught in the ‘streaming wars’ crossfire

When Scorsese proposed his latest film, “The Irishman,” he went to one of the few production studios that wouldn’t bat an eye at his...
Lindsey Quinn • August 22, 2019
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BK unveils the Impossible Whopper, putting Impossible Foods in a pickle

This week, Burger King rolled out its “Impossible Whopper” — a meatless Whopper-alternative via startup Impossible Foods — in 7k locations nationwide.  So …
Lindsey Quinn • August 9, 2019

An $11m view: Loft owners spend hard cash to maintain their view over Manhattan

People these days will do anything to maintain their sense of luxury. But when you have endless amounts of money, how far is too...
Lindsey Quinn • July 23, 2019

Losing The Office could be a bigger deal than expected for Netflix

At this point, you’re all aware of Michael Scott’s projected effect on Netflix’s subscription revenue once the show leaves the platform in 2021. But a...
Lindsey Quinn • July 17, 2019

Want a great deal on a house? Find one where someone was murdered.

On the morning of December 6th, 1959, Dr. Harold Perelson walked into the master bedroom where his wife, Lilian, slept and bashed in her...
Lindsey Quinn • May 26, 2019

Martha follows Snoop Dogg’s footsteps, partners with Canopy on CBD products

It finally happened. After a decade of on-and-off-stage partnerships with rapper and notable weed evangelist, Snoop Dogg, home & garden mogul Martha Stewart is...
Lindsey Quinn • March 1, 2019

Uber and Lyft will grant top drivers stock in their highly anticipated IPOs

In the lead-up to two of the hottest tech IPOs on the market, Uber and Lyft will give their more loyal drivers a chance...
Lindsey Quinn • March 1, 2019

iDebt: Apple partners with Goldman on new mobile credit card

Have we reached peak fintech? Or is peak fintech yet to come? Time will tell. In the meantime, Apple will start testing its first...
Lindsey Quinn • February 22, 2019

Amidst pressure from lawmakers, Amazon cancels plans to build massive HQ in NYC

Who would’ve thought we’d see an Amazon headline bigger than Bezos’ photo scandal…  After months of debate among Amazon, lawmakers, and lobbyists over the $3B...
Lindsey Quinn • February 15, 2019

Ex-con app developers are disrupting price-gouging prison phones

Bloomberg reports that inmate messaging apps like Pigeonly, InmateAid, and Flikshop now have millions of users — and are poised to disrupt prison phone...
Lindsey Quinn • February 14, 2019

KenSci raises $22m to predict patients’ risk of illness (and save hospitals money)

The days of maverick, cane-wielding doctors riding on a hunch and a whiteboard to make medical decisions may be numbered — at least, if...
Lindsey Quinn • February 8, 2019

New gig startup Jyve lets you work your way up from the outside

The 3-year-old gig economy platform Jyve came out of hiding yesterday with $35m in funding and a new plan to help workers advance their...
Lindsey Quinn • January 25, 2019

The founders of Wag abandon fund and ride off into the sunset with bike-share startup

Last year, Wag’s founders, wonder-bros Jonathan and Joshua Viner, went from being fundees to funders, launching their own fund for consumer startups. Now, they’re abandoning...
Lindsey Quinn • January 24, 2019

Old brands, new tricks: GE, Neutrogena, and Forbes turn to cutting-edge tech to get ahead

From fire sales to face masks, these centenarians are giving themselves a new gadget makeover: GE expands partnership with Google on smart home accessories Last October,...
Lindsey Quinn • January 4, 2019

China’s largest ride-sharing company now offers driver loans and insurance

Ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing is taking out an insurance policy against Chinese regulations that threaten to drive it off the road. Yesterday, Didi announced that...
Lindsey Quinn • January 3, 2019

‘Sugar Puffs or Frosties?’ How Netflix’s bet on interactive TV could pay off

After Bird Box, Netflix’s next-most-buzzworthy movie was Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, a choose-your-own-adventure-style thriller that follows the main character, Stefan, as he …
Lindsey Quinn • January 3, 2019

New year, new news

Here are the tech and business headlines you missed under the mistletoe. Netflix Bird Boxes out theaters If you stuffed your eyeholes with Netflix movies this...
Lindsey Quinn • January 2, 2019
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Banknotes: Magic City Hippies on building a brand

If you haven’t heard of Magic City Hippies yet, you will. Their rise to indie fame has been mythic: From panhandling on the streets of...
Lindsey Quinn • December 14, 2018

Hotels are the new co-working spaces

These days, Wi-Fi is cheaper than water — and way cheaper than marketing. The New York Times reports that hotels are evolving beyond the...
Lindsey Quinn • December 14, 2018

Do what you want to

Note: If you do nothing else, watch the video at the end of this post. It’s worth the 15 minutes. Back in 2013, a short...
Lindsey Quinn • December 10, 2018

In the age of Alexa, Pindrop raises another $90m to prevent voice fraud

While everyone and their mother is building a smart voice assistant (Facebook’s Aloha and Salesforce’s Einstein Voice, to name a few newcomers), Pindrop is...
Lindsey Quinn • December 6, 2018

The Chive launches its own ‘ambient’ TV platform

The Chive is the latest digital media company to unveil its silver bullet to beat ad-saturation: A new ad platform. This week, the company debuted...
Lindsey Quinn • December 5, 2018

Gobble diem: the headlines you missed over the holiday

It’s the first Monday back from the long turkey nap, and we’re here to cut through the brain grease with a quick-hit news rundown. Chug...
Lindsey Quinn • November 26, 2018

How to fix bad writing before you type a single word

When you get down to it, Colonel Sanders and I aren’t so different: we love gravy, look great in a string bow tie, and...
Lindsey Quinn • November 21, 2018

The banking industry now makes up over 40% of Warren Buffett’s portfolio

Berkshire Hathaway reported its Q3 holdings last week, and it looks like Warren Buffett’s laughing all the way to the bank: Half of Warren...
Lindsey Quinn • November 21, 2018
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If I had a nickel for every $44m I ‘misplaced’…

Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of Nissan, Mitsubishi, and CEO of Renault, was arrested by Japanese authorities yesterday for grossly underreporting his compensation. The Hustle Nissan’s chairman was arrested, and now his auto-cratic empire could crumble Carlos Ghosn, Nissan chairman and emperor among plebes in the auto industry, was arrested by Japanese authorities yesterday for underreporting his […]

Lindsey Quinn • November 20, 2018

Photo editing startup raises $60m to help us turn our faces into smooth, featureless eggs

Lightricks, the app developers behind photo editing apps like Enlight and Facetune, has raised a massive $60m round to help us blur acne out...
Lindsey Quinn • November 20, 2018

Thinking big on a budget

When you get to the town of Florence in Boone County, Kentucky, you’ll know. Not because of some state-sponsored sign with the Boone County bird...
Lindsey Quinn • November 19, 2018

Like 'Storm Stories' on steroids

The Weather Channel just rolled out mixed-reality weather forecasting for the NFL. The Hustle Sponsored by Everyone’s talking about the Weather (Channel)’s hardcore mixed reality reporting Well, this wasn’t in the forecast: The Weather Channel matters again thanks to pulse-quickening, immersive mixed reality reporting that covers everything from disasters to college football. Under new ownership […]

Lindsey Quinn • November 19, 2018

Mayvenn raises $23m to give the hair extension industry a new ’do

Mayvenn, a startup that sells and affixes hair products, raised $23m to extend its hair care business. By catering to black women, a demographic...
Lindsey Quinn • November 8, 2018

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