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Former Groupon Founder Andrew Mason On Latest Endeavor, Descript

Andrew Mason was ousted from the company he cofounded, Groupon, in 2013. He shares how he came up with the idea for the trailblazing juggernaut, how the company hurt itself and his latest and greatest — Descript, a company he founded to help people in the audio business both transcribe and audio edit their recordings […]

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Shippo Makes The Necessary Evil Of Shipping For Businesses Easy

Laura Behrens-Wu had no interest in entrepreneurism nor shipping – and yet here she is, entrepreneur supreme, as cofounder and CEO of Shippo, a company dedicated to ease up the complicated, costly yet necessary field of getting stuff where it needs to go. Shippo has big customers, like eBay Canada, but it mostly caters to […]

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Brad Katsuyama Is Setting The Stock Market Straight

Brad Katsuyama is the CEO of IEX, the newest stock exchange in the U.S. Katsuyama made a big splash when he outed the traditional exchanges for their practice of high-speed trading, that to his mind ultimately hurt the everyday investor. Hear Katsuyama share the latest about IEX, his daring choice to start a new stock […]

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Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger On How To Thrive Under Extreme Pressure

Hear from the man himself, Captain Chesley Sullenberger, about how he saved Flight 1549 when he landed his Airbus A320 on the Hudson river. Also, how to thrive under pressure in business and life, how to build a team that manages risk and the future of transportation and self-driving cars. Source: Forbes

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Sam Shank’s Uncanny Vision To Build An App-Only Travel Business

Sam Shank, serial entrepreneur and travel industry vet, set out to make an app-only business that appealed to the spontaneous traveler with Hotel Tonight in 2010. That was a time when relying solely on a mobile-device audience was a novel idea. An easy-to-use interface allows travelers to book their stays the day of arrival (and […]

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CNN Tech Reporter Laurie Segall Dives Into The Dark Side

Laurie Segall is senior technology correspondent for CNN and editor-at-large for CNN Tech where she dives into the intersection of tech and culture. Her six-part investigative series, “Mostly Human” explores the deep and darker questions that arise out of humans’ integration of tech – tackling topics including sex, love and death. In this episode, recorded […]

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ARM Makes Tech That Runs The Gadgets You Depend On

About twenty years ago, Simon Segars started out as a design engineer at ARM Holdings, then a scrappy start-up tech company. Now, ARM is a dominant force in designing the processing data on chips and Segars leads as CEO. The company’s reach is far. In the past 25 years, 100 billion chips containing ARM technology […]

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ARM Makes Tech That Runs The Gadgets You Depend On

About twenty years ago, Simon Segars started out as a design engineer at ARM Holdings, then a scrappy start-up tech company. Now, ARM is a dominant force in designing the processing data on chips and Segars leads as CEO. The company’s reach is far. In the past 25 years, 100 billion chips containing ARM technology […]

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How Jon Oringer Turned A Side Gig Into A Billion Dollar Empire

Jon Oringer started out with 30 thousand photos of his own that he sold subscription-style to members who wanted access to stock images. Now, Shutterstock has 160 million images and has branched into video, AI and machine learning. Hear how this serial entrepreneur figured out how to run a company though he’s never worked for […]

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How Jon Oringer Turned A Side Gig Into A Billion Dollar Empire

Jon Oringer started out with 30 thousand photos of his own that he sold subscription-style to members who wanted access to stock images. Now, Shutterstock has 160 million images and has branched into video, AI and machine learning. Hear how this serial entrepreneur figured out how to run a company though he’s never worked for […]

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