startups

scams

WeWork Celebrates Losing $1.6 Billion by Going Public

Losing money is what hot tech startups do best.
Allie Conti
8.14.19
Hacking

How to Expand the 'Have I Been Pwned' Brand

A tongue-in-cheek proposal to make Have I Been Pwned’s brand even more valuable.
Jake Davis
6.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How Startups Are Selling Stressed-Out Millennials on the Promise of Sleep

Startup brands are trying to convince a generation of tired, anxious, financially unstable young people that they can buy a good night's sleep.
VICE Staff
2.1.19
startups

This Startup Lets You Put Things That Remind You of Your Ex in ‘Cold Storage’

Instead of setting fire to everything, ExBox by MakeSpace wants heartbroken lovers to send their ex's stuff to them.
Samantha Cole
9.12.18
Money Goals

How to Get Venture Capital Funding for a Startup If You're Not a White Dude

Businesses run by women get just two percent of all venture dollars in the US. These founders and investors are working to change that.
Anita Hamilton
5.17.18
startups

San Francisco Is Fighting the Scooter Trend With Poop and Vandalism

After years of being a testbed for startups, San Francisco is fighting back by literally smearing shit on scooters.
Sarah Emerson
4.24.18
tech

San Francisco's Bizarre Scooter War Shows How Tech Companies Ignore the Law

Yet another startup-led trend has resulted in a massive backlash and threats of regulation.
Ashwin Rodrigues
4.13.18
startups

A self-driving, flying taxi is (almost) here

Larry Page’s startup wants Cora to be your flying taxi
Michael Kalenderian
3.13.18
digital divide

Startup Thinks Its Tethered, Internet-Beaming Blimps Can Bridge the Digital Divide

SoftBank-backed blimp startup Altaeros thinks floating internet infrastructure can do more than emergency relief.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.20.18
Voices

What I Learned as a Privileged Person Working in Marginalized Communities

Valuable lessons for trying to be a social innovator.
Michael Farber
1.11.18
Frontier

WeWork Gave Over $1 Million to New York City Entrepreneurs for Social Good

The Creator Awards, which toured six cities before wrapping in New York in November, offers members and non-members the chance to compete for social impact project funding.
Cayte Bosler
12.5.17
The Rundown

Why the Lord & Taylor Flagship Store Closing is a Big Deal for Your Job in Ten Years

Your guide to the future of jobs, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
10.26.17
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