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Leigh Stein’s ‘Self Care’ chronicles the rise and reckonings of the girlboss era

The author’s debut novel presciently captures the girlboss era right as it seems to be coming to an end. Whether you loved them or hated them, few entrepreneurs generated more buzz in the 2010s than so-called “girlbosses”—young, mostly white, female founders who disrupted industries including... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Men’s Health Taps New Creative Director | People on the Move

Men’s Health announced this week that Jamie Prokell will take on the role of creative director for the magazine, becoming Richard Dorment’s second hire since taking over as editor-in-chief. Starting July 2, Prokell will report directly to Dorment and will be in charge of guiding the brand’s... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flummoxed by the 'Broken' Ad-Supported Publishing Model, Medium Slashes Staff

Medium, the online publishing company started by Twitter co-founder Ev Williams, is changing its business model and cutting a third of its staff.The company, which has raised $132 million in venture capital from investors including Greylock Partners and Andreessen Horowitz, relied on the same... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age's Magazines of the Year 2016: See All the Winners

It's a challenging time for magazine publishers, right? Of course, because it's a challenging time for anyone in the business of creating content and attracting audiences -- even (or especially) pure-play digital companies.The truth is, there are countless Silicon Valley startups, propped up by... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Email Newsletters Hit a Speed Bump: Inaccurate Open Rates

Email newsletters are hot, with whole digital-media startups built on their backs and traditional publishers like The New York Times and The Washington Post producing them by the dozens.The conversational news roundup TheSkimm, for example, says it has over three million subscribers. Lena Dunham... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Facebook is everything to us’: How Little Things grew to 50 million users in under three years

Feel-good publisher Little Things has built an audience of 50 million users a month thanks to Facebook -- and it's profitable. CEO Joe Speiser joined the Digiday Podcast to discuss how the publisher grew out of its roots as a pet-food retailer, why he's not too worried about being overly reliant... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adland Vet Mitchell Caplan Joins IBT Media as First CMO

IBT Media, the company perhaps best known for buying and reviving Newsweek, hired Mitchell Caplan, the chief marketing officer at creative agency Olson, as its first CMO, the company announced today.The addition of Mr. Caplan marks the latest step forward for this digital publisher, which is... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bustle CEO: Depending on Facebook is a mistake

Bustle CEO Bryan Goldberg just raised another $15.5 million in venture capital for his women's interest site, and says, no, there is no publishing bubble. The post Bustle CEO: Depending on Facebook is a mistake appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2014-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six new billionaires from Bay Area make the Forbes 400 list

A half-dozen of the 27 newcomers on the Forbes annual list of the 400 richest U.S. citizens disclosed this week are from the San Francisco Bay Area, including four in technology, one in biotechnology and one in venture capital. Topping the newcomer list in net worth was Jan Koum, co-founder and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2014-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IBM's Watson For Business: The $1 Billion Siri Slayer

IBM is unveiling their new Watson for Business on Thursday, a $1 billion project devoted to bringing big data to every educational institution, pharmaceutical firm, and publishing house in America--and they're offering more than $100 million in venture capital to developers.IBM is announcing the... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A VC's Office Designed To Put Nervous Entrepreneurs At Ease

Want to have more productive meetings? Take a look inside the inspiring office of First Round Capital's Phin Barnes, who carefully chose every piece to spark revealing conversations.Phin Barnes's office is like a Hidden Pictures Puzzle. The more you look around, the more you notice.... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google in Talks to Buy AdMeld for $400 Million

Google is in talks to buy AdMeld, a display advertising company, for $400 million, according to the New York Times. TechCrunch first reported the acquisition, but inside sources told the Times that the deal hadn’t been finalized and that negotiations could still fall apart. An acquisition of... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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