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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Features

America’s New Favorite Videos: Cameo’s Co-Founder & CEO Steven Galanis

A billion-dollar idea came to Steven Galanis in the least likely place. He was driving home from his grandmother's funeral, sitting next to his future co-founder Martin Blencowe. The idea? Bespoke, personalized celebrity videos. Fans can receive a "Congratulations," "Happy Birthday," or words of sympathy from their favorite comedians, athletes...

Markets & Trends

Emerging Trends in Multimedia Content: A Guide for Startups

In the ever-evolving landscape of social media and digital marketing, startups face the ongoing challenge of staying ahead of the curve to capture audience attention. Drawing insights from social media managers, content strategists, and various founders, experts predict several forward-thinking trends that are set to make waves in the realm of multimedia content creation for startups in 2024...

Strategy

American Express CEO Steve Squeri Shares Strategies for Attracting Younger Customers

American Express CEO Steve Squeri recently disclosed the company's successful endeavors in attracting more millennial and Generation Z customers, revealing that this demographic constituted a significant portion of new card acquisitions in the last quarter. In an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer on April 30, 2024, Squeri highlighted the importance of catering to younger clientele and emphasized the value proposition American Express offers to this demographic...

Capital & Transactions

General Catalyst Raises Nearly $6 Billion for Tech Startups Amid VC...

General Catalyst, a prominent venture capital (VC) operation, has reportedly secured close to $6 billion in funding for technology startups, signaling robust investor interest in high-profile firms despite a challenging fundraising environment in the VC space. According to a report by the Financial Times on April 28, 2024, General Catalyst is on the verge of closing its newest fund, with investments earmarked for a diverse array of sectors including defense, space, climate, FinTech, and healthcare across Europe, India, and the United States...

Health & Wellness

James Clear’s “Atoms” App: A Closer Look at The Extension of...

James Clear's groundbreaking book "Atomic Habits" captivated readers worldwide with its insights on habit formation and personal improvement. Now, Clear has extended his reach with the launch of an interactive app, Atoms, aiming to provide users with a practical tool to implement the principles outlined in his bestselling book...

Popular Articles

A 1000x Faster Database Solution: ClickHouse’s Aaron Katz

In this episode, we speak with Aaron Katz, Co-Founder and CEO of ClickHouse. ClickHouse is an open-source database management system which allows users to generate analytical reports using SQL queries in real-time. Its technology works 100-1000x faster than traditional database management systems, and processes hundreds of millions to over a billion rows and tens of gigabytes of data per server per second...

Becoming The Market Leader: GPRS’ Matt Aston

In this episode, we speak with Matt Aston, President and CEO of GPRS, who has built his company from an idea to over $160 million in annual revenue. GPRS or Ground Penetrating Radar Systems is the nation’s largest company specializing in the detection of underground utilities, video pipe inspection, and the scanning of concrete structures...
Premium

Dr. Trisha Bailey’s Rise from a Victim of Abuse to a Billionaire Philanthropist, “Unbroken”

In a remarkable tale of resilience and triumph, billionaire business magnate and philanthropist Dr. Trisha Bailey is set to tour New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles this fall to share her motivational narrative, "Unbroken: The Triumphant Story of a Woman's Journey." Dr. Bailey, the ultimate overcomer, offers invaluable advice to budding entrepreneurs and abuse survivors alike: "Let your healing fuel your success."...

A Business Savant: Ardurra’s Ernesto Aguilar

In this episode, we speak with Ernesto Aguilar, the President and CEO of Ardurra, which is a multidisciplinary services firm, providing broad-based solutions that are tailored to the specific needs of the public and private sector. The company is backed by Littlejohn & Co, a middle market private equity firm...

Tech Entrepreneur Polymath: Figment’s Lorien Gabel

In this episode, we speak with Lorien Gabel, Co-founder and CEO of Figment, the leading provider of blockchain infrastructure. The company has raised over $150 million and is backed by Thoma Bravo, B Capital, Two Sigma, and other notable investors...

The Top 50 Entrepreneurs of 2022

Great Entrepreneurs is pleased to announce The Top 50 Entrepreneurs of 2022. These are the daring individuals with bold visions who are transforming the...

The Top 25 Franchise Founders of 2022

Great Entrepreneurs is pleased to announce The Top 25 Franchise Founders of 2022. This year’s awardees have all achieved tremendous success founding businesses that grew into national and often global franchises. Although they come from a wide variety of industries, from restaurants to real estate to fitness...