Did Blue Bottle Coffee “Sell Out” To Nestle?

Soon after hipster coffee brand Blue Bottle Coffee sold to Nestle, founder James Freeman gave this wonderfully candid interview where observes how the deal probably dragged on because lawyers get paid by the hour. When asked about the backlash on social, he rightly noted: “nobody grabs their telephone and opens up Twitter and types in

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Two Women Create Fake Male Co-Founder For Startup To Avoid S ...

To combat early sexism, the female co-Founders of ecommerce art site Witchsy invented a fake co-founder aptly named Keith Mann.

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Why The NFL’s Newest Stadium Will Have $2 Hot Dogs and $5 ...

In a league often defined by greed with unscrupulous owners, it may come as a surprise that there are some who do care about more than the bottom line.

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Uber Releases Its Original Pitch Deck From 2008

Despite their recent troubles and exit of embattled CEO Travis Kalanick – the rise of Uber is one of the undeniable success stories from Silicon Valley.

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How Brands and Small Town America Are Cashing In On The Ecli ...

As the highly anticipated solar eclipse approaches, there are plenty of towns and brands finding creative ways to cash in. 

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New Survey Finds Recent MBA Grads Don’t Want To Work O ...

A new survey shows that jobs outside of Wall Street are increasingly being preferred by MBA graduates as just 19% of respondents selected Wall Street as their top employment choice.

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How “The Backscratchers” Are Reinventing The Agency Mode ...

Back when I worked in the agency world, I remember the angst every time an unreasonable demand came in from a client without a “proper” brief.

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What VCs Look For In Robotics Startups (And What It Can Teac ...

A good reminder that the best pitches never just focus on the numbers. We have to “make magic” to really inspire and open wallets of investors.

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Why Chief Marketing Officers Don’t Last

New research points to the fact that CMOs often suffer from vaguely defined job responsibilities and confusion between whether more strategic thinking or focus on commercialization (or a hybrid) is required.

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