Nick DeSantis
Editor, The Hustle

What happens when Google barges in on your territory, in 2 charts

A deal with Google was sweet news for ADT and sour grapes for the competition.

Nick DeSantis • August 4, 2020

Top takeaways from the antitrust Royal Rumble

One for each butt in the hot seat, plus a few more.

Nick DeSantis • July 30, 2020

Sports are back — finally. Here’s how entrepreneurs would fix the viewing experience

Empty stadiums are creepy, but cardboard fans are creepier -- and virtual fans might be the creepiest.

Nick DeSantis • July 28, 2020

The best advice Josh Wolfe ever received: Avoid boring people

For the first edition of our new interview series, Lux Capital co-founder Josh Wolfe answers 5 of our burning questions.

Nick DeSantis • July 22, 2020

A buzz-worthy buyer is snapping up the IP of one of America’s many troubled retail chains

Tai Lopez, better known as the “here in my garage” guy, has another turnaround project.

Nick DeSantis • July 17, 2020

The UK government is taking a $500m stake in a bankrupt satellite company

The deal to acquire OneWeb puts the government on a collision course with Elon Musk’s Starlink.

Nick DeSantis • July 6, 2020

It was a good day for the ‘-ade’ class of startup IPO’s

Lemonade and Accolade continued a recent run of successful Wall Street debuts.

Nick DeSantis • July 3, 2020

A messaging app won a cat-and-mouse game with the Russian government

The government wanted in, but Telegram’s founder said nyet.

Nick DeSantis • June 29, 2020

Meet the new upstart in the world of high-priced art sales

Loïc Gouzer, once dubbed “the daredevil of the art world,” is back.

Nick DeSantis • June 22, 2020

AI is helping scientists sort through heaps of coronavirus research

The tools are vital, because the mountain of medical research on COVID-19 is growing.

Nick DeSantis • June 22, 2020

These startups want to make your Zoomin’ a little more human

Video conferencing isn’t going away anytime soon, so some startups are making lemonade out of lemons.

Nick DeSantis • June 19, 2020

A new player in email knocked over a bushel of debate about Apple’s App Store

Hey turned heads with its innovative approach to email, but quickly ran into an Apple problem.

Nick DeSantis • June 18, 2020

The Supreme Court hands a major victory to LGBTQ workers

The justices said a major federal civil-rights law covers discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Nick DeSantis • June 16, 2020

One airline’s weird strategy for raising capital in a pandemic: selling its prized artworks

The sales may not help mend the airline’s reputation -- British lawmakers called it the company a “national disgrace.”

Nick DeSantis • June 15, 2020

Nikola and Tesla are fighting it out over the future of trucking

You’re not losing your mind: Two companies named for the same dead inventor are jockeying for room in the fast lane.

Nick DeSantis • June 11, 2020

More workers put the squeeze on their companies to support Black Lives Matter

Employees at Adidas, Microsoft, and other big companies are turning up the heat.

Nick DeSantis • June 10, 2020

Reebok and partner gyms walk away from CrossFit after CEO’s ‘FLOYD-19’ tweet

When Greg Glassman spoke out, his company’s partners said they’d seen enough.

Nick DeSantis • June 9, 2020

What to expect as New York City begins to reopen

Retailers, construction companies, manufacturers, and wholesalers can all get back to business, but some won’t do so right away.

Nick DeSantis • June 8, 2020

Scientists funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are speaking out against Facebook

In a letter, 140+ scientists said the “spread of deliberate misinformation and divisive language” is antithetical to the initiative’s mission.

Nick DeSantis • June 8, 2020

Our pandemic pivot to Zoom Everything brought the company some big gains

Zoom’s Q1 revenues were up 169% over last year.

Nick DeSantis • June 3, 2020

For better or worse, social media makes it impossible to look away

Social platforms are central to the booming protest movement. CEOs who lead them are feeling the heat.

Nick DeSantis • June 2, 2020

The plant-based meat wars are hitting the courts

A European court just blocked Nestlé from naming its burger brand “Incredible.”

Nick DeSantis • June 2, 2020

The trading trends of 2 key biopharma stocks are raising eyebrows

Experts say fortuitously timed trades of Moderna and Gilead Sciences could draw scrutiny from regulators.

Nick DeSantis • June 2, 2020

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