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Birchbox is Winning by Doing Something Every Startup Should Be Doing (But Isn"t)

It's all about the customer, stupid......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 20th, 2017

Magic Leap purchased a startup founded by former Apple employees, and looked into buying an Oscar-winning animation studio

Magic Leap is beefing up its ranks with artists and animators from Oscar winning stu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2017

Startup Raises $165 Million To Take Microsoft, HPE Customers In $34 Billion Market

When a startup turns all its attention to a business that a big company deems as marginal, the startup has good odds of winning. Will Tricentis take significant revenues from Microsoft and HPE in the $34 billion testi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 30th, 2017

Here’s Birchbox Co-Founder’s Advice to Other Female Startup Founders

"Start with how the world is going to be different five years from now because your business exists" According to Hayley Barna, who co-founded the beauty box subscription service Birchbox and is now a venture capitalist, female founders would benefit .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 30th, 2016

L"Oréal to Fight California Firm"s "Knockoff" Lawsuit

A California startup said it has sued L’Oréal, alleging that the U.S. unit of the French company, home to brands such as Lancôme and Kiehl’s, copied an award-winning hair product and related marketing strategy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 23rd, 2016

Neiman Marcus Taps Rent the Runway in Search of Younger Shoppers - Fortune

FortuneNeiman Marcus Taps Rent the Runway in Search of Younger ShoppersFortuneNeiman Marcus is teaming up with e-commerce startup Rent the Runway in a bid to hit luxury retail's holy grail: winning over younger shoppers. The luxury department store, w.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 16th, 2016

Neiman Marcus Taps Rent the Runway in Search of Younger Shoppers

The average Neiman shopper is 51. Neiman Marcus is teaming up with e-commerce startup Rent the Runway in a bid to hit luxury retail’s holy grail: winning over younger shoppers. The luxury department store, which has suffered through four straigh.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 16th, 2016

Fashion Entrepreneurs Share Their "AHA" Moments Of Starting Their Business

Monday morning Lifetime television partnered with the Step Up Network and Marie Claire magazine to host a Power Salon Breakfast with the stars of "Project Runway: Fashion Startup": Katia Beauchamp co-founder and CEO of Birchbox, Christine Hunsicker Founde.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 10th, 2016

An App Saw Trump Winning Swing States When Polls Didn"t

The startup Brigade built an app that asks a simple question: Which candidate are you going to vote for? The company's data pointed to a big crossover effect: Democrats voting for Trump in droves. The startup Brigade built an app that asks a simple .....»»

Category: topSource: nprNov 10th, 2016

Dave McClure on Trump Winning Election: "We Were Robbed and Raped Last Night"

During a panel at the Web Summit, Dave McClure, founder of startup accelerator 500 Startups, said everyone who voted in the U.S. presidential election should be pissed about Donald Trump becoming president elect......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 9th, 2016

The Founders of Casper, Venmo, and Birchbox Are Backing This Design Startup

It’s called Perch and it wants to make your workspace prettier. Online retailers promoting high-end interior design at affordable prices abound. But Perch, which launched on Thursday, claims to offer something different. Created by former Google emp.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 3rd, 2016

Kate Hudson: It’s Important Fabletics Is “All Inclusive”

The star's activewear startup recently celebrated its three-year anniversary. Golden Globe-winning actress Kate Hudson recently celebrated an anniversary. Fabletics, the e-commerce activewear brand she co-founded, turned three years old this month. &.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 19th, 2016

Move Over, Barbie: Dubai"s Doll Startup Is Winning Hearts One Rag Doll At A Time

Wahbeh started her doll-making business Dumyé with just $8,000 but now reports a growth of 200% year-on-year. Not bad for what started out as one mother's alternative to the hyper-sexualized playthings usually marketed to young children. Wahbeh sta.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 11th, 2016

Alibaba subsidiary buys KC startup, reportedly for $70M

The payments affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has acquired Kansas City-based EyeVerify Inc. Although the companies didn't disclose the sales price, Bloomberg reports that Ant Financial paid $70 million for the company. EyeVerify, an award-winning.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2016

Alibaba subsidiary buys Kansas City startup, reportedly for $70 million

The payments affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has acquired Kansas City-based EyeVerify Inc. Although the companies didn't disclose the sales price, Bloomberg reports that Ant Financial paid $70 million for the company. EyeVerify, an award-winning.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2016

Forget ping pong and free beer: The latest perk for tech workers is doing good

Lavish perks at tech firms have become the norm. So firms are turning to Loqules, a Playa Vista startup, to offer something else to their young workers: ways to have fun and do community service......»»

Category: topSource: latimes1 hr. 46 min. ago

Award-winning sports writer and commentator Frank Deford dies at 78

Wikimedia CommonsAward-winn.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider3 hr. 46 min. ago

Tesla’s former Autopilot head is launching a self-driving-car company — and it could have a big advantage

Medium / Chris UrmsonIt's not particularly shocking to see a new startup pop up at this point in the lucr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider8 hr. 1 min. ago

Macron, Putin Hold Talks Amid Strained U.S.-European Ties

The talks at Versailles are Emmanuel Macron’s first with the Russian leader since winning election as France’s president earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource: wsj8 hr. 16 min. ago

Big Corporations Have Made Switzerland the World’s Innovation Capital – Can it Become a Startup Hub Too?

To say Switzerland has a reputation for innovation would be an understatement. Since 2008 it has ranked first on the Global Innovation Index eight of nine times. .....»»

Category: topSource: redherring10 hr. 1 min. ago

A Brief History of Facebook’s Acquisitions on It’s Journey to Perfection

Facebook is one of the widest known success stories in business and technology. The company has evolved from a free, american networking website for small pool of Ivy League college students to a silicon valley startup and is now multi-b.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk11 hr. 46 min. ago