Sam Altman, Changpeng Zhao, Elon Musk, and Kyle Vogt on a rainbow background.

Please chill this long weekend, CEOs

It’s certainly been a wild week for tech CEOs.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • November 22, 2023
A grid featuring 11 pairs of jean shorts on a pink background, with one spot in the grid taken by an open dictionary.

Need help brushing up on the new dictionary?

Tech and business are well-represented in the latest additions to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

Ben Berkley • October 10, 2023

Where business is headed in 2023: Highlights from 3 reports

Where business is headed in 2023: Highlights from 3 reports

Ben Berkley • May 4, 2023

What’s up with Rivian?

People love the company’s cars, they just need to sell more of them.

Jacob Cohen • March 3, 2023
worker at a desk

How a soda reseller built a multimillion-dollar empire

A Houston entrepreneur turned soda into a collectible.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 6, 2022

Goodbye, paper business cards?

Some are ditching paper business cards for digital solutions… like implanting a chip in their hand.

Jacob Cohen • August 30, 2022

Companies are spending big on private jets

Companies are dropping big bucks to prevent executives from catching covid on commercial flights.

Rob Litterst • July 6, 2022

A new study highlights how face-to-face trumps email

For complex tasks, face-to-face meetings are the better option.

Rob Litterst • July 5, 2022

Digits: A $176m accident, ultra-thin trees, and umbrella vending machines

Plus: 2021’s wild jackpot numbers, and Indian startups are on fire.

Jacob Cohen • January 3, 2022

Founder’s Wallet: How an Advertising Entrepreneur Spends His Startup’s Money in a Month

Andrew Curtin, founder of employer branding agency Chronicmedia, lets us dig through his bank statements to see how he manages money.

Sara Friedman • December 20, 2021

The hottest new buzzword is…

This word was used on S&P 500 conference calls 3,091 times this year, up 70% from 2020.

Jacob Cohen • December 14, 2021

A Brave New World — Entrepreneurs Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

While many of us were baking sourdough and scrolling through TikTok, some audacious founders launched new ventures.

Sara Friedman • November 17, 2021

MacKenzie Scott has given out billions to charity. Recipients think it’s a joke.

MacKenzie Scott has launched a barrage of donations. Here’s what that looks like.

Jacob Cohen • August 20, 2021

Kingdom Trust’s Choice platform allows you to put Bitcoin in your retirement account

Kingdom Trust CEO Ryan Radloff tells us his vision for Choice, a retirement account that holds stocks, gold and digital assets.

Trung T. Phan • April 28, 2021

The 11 Lessons Dharmesh Shah Learned From 80+ Angel Investments

~13 Years, $3M+ invested, and 80+ investments later, I compiled the 11 investment lessons that I wish I would’ve known when I first started angel investing.

Alex Garcia • April 21, 2021

Lomi is tackling food waste with a home composting machine

Food waste releases significant methane in landfills. Lomi addresses this issue with a home product that turns waste into soil (in as little as 4 hours).

Trung T. Phan • April 21, 2021

Clearco created a new way to fund ecommerce businesses. Now, it’s expanding.

Co-founders Michele Romanow and Andrew D'Souza tell us about Clearco's new products including SAAS and inventory funding as well as a "Y Combinator for the 99%".

Trung T. Phan • April 20, 2021

Meet Keegan Hall — once a startup operator, now an artist for athletes, Grammy winners, and President Obama

The viral artist tells us how his previous business experience influences his work and how to succeed as an artist-entrepreneur.

Jacob Cohen • April 1, 2021

How Jonah Lupton pivoted from a soundproof paint startup to become a fund manager at Social Capital

One of finance Twitter's most popular accounts (500k+ followers) tells us his investing strategy, why he's so transparent on his process and plans for an ETF.

Trung T. Phan • March 30, 2021

How Barstool Sports and 2 retired NHL players launched Pink Whitney, America’s fastest-growing flavored vodka

Ryan Whitney and Paul “BizNasty” Bissonnette built Spittin’ Chiclets into the world’s most popular hockey podcast and -- through a wild sequence of events -- turned a huge following into America’s top-selling flavored vodka.

Trung T. Phan • March 11, 2021

How Angie Nwandu leveraged Instagram to build The Shade Room into a media empire

One of the most influential Black-focussed media companies in America turned a celebrity gossip Instagram account into a leading multi-platform media operation.

Trung T. Phan • February 25, 2021

Former NBA Champ Matt Barnes is helping minority entrepreneurs thrive in the cannabis industry

The NBA vet tells us why he partnered with Eaze (California's largest legal cannabis marketplace) on the company's business accelerator program.

Trung T. Phan • February 20, 2021

The Fascination helps consumers and brands make sense of the crowded DTC world

Founded by ecommerce veterans David Wolfe and Matt Hayes, The Fascination is a platform to discover, research, & shop emerging DTC brands

Trung T. Phan • February 8, 2021

Steven Sinofsky is writing his Microsoft story on Substack

The tech veteran tells us why he's using Substack, his favorite business books and stories about the industry's biggest names (Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Steve Ballmer)

Trung T. Phan • February 4, 2021

Garry Tan tells us why he’s creating YouTube content, how he got started in tech and his thoughts on Clubhouse

Plus: why he keeps his Instagram DMs open, tech vs. media and thoughts on Elon's Clubhouse debut.

Trung T. Phan • February 1, 2021

Liya Shuster-Bier battled cancer. Now, she’s building a platform to make cancer “less lonely”

Alula provides communication, content and curated products to help patients, survivors, families and friends deal with the entire lifecycle of cancer.

Trung T. Phan • January 31, 2021

Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud is making a big podcast push. Its President & COO Thai Randolph tells us why.

Plus: how they find talent, a request for a startup and Kevin Hart's crazy work ethic.

Trung T. Phan • January 27, 2021

SoleSavy’s Dejan Pralica: “I believe we are building the future of digital retailer experiences”

The co-founder and CEO of SoleSavy just raised $2m and is taking a community-first approach to disrupt the $100B sneaker market.

Rob Litterst • January 25, 2021

What questions should businesses be asking themselves in 2021?

How should small businesses navigate uncertain times? Start by answering these 5 questions.

Trung T. Phan • January 23, 2021

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