Stephanie Overby

Ride Sharing Goes Hyperlocal with Jugnoo

10-May-2017 | Stephanie Overby

CEO Samar Singla launched two successful startups before co-founding Jugnoo. Serial entrepreneur Samar Singla was about to begin his PhD in applied physics at Stanford University when he deliberate

Big Data: Better Than Big Muscles at Kinduct

16-Jan-2017 | Stephanie Overby

Travis McDonough has always been looking for a competitive edge. As an amateur athlete “on the small side,” he sought other ways—exercise, nutrition, strategy—to get ahead. Today McDonough is

Entrepreneur Melanie Mohr: Transform Shopping With Video Stories

14-Nov-2016 | Stephanie Overby

YEAY CEO Melanie Mohr aims to transform shopping Entrepreneur Melanie Mohr thinks mobile video is the best way to reach the youngest generation of independent consumers. But the veteran video produce

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U.S. Elections And Politics: Four Questions For The Data Miners

15-Sep-2016 | Stephanie Overby

Data analysis has been part of political campaigns for more than a century. As early as 1891, the chairman of the Republican National Committee spent two years painstakingly creating a file featuring

Your AI Entourage

6-Sep-2016 | Stephanie Overby

Rand Hindi, Snips CEO and co-founder, wants to change how people interact with digital devices Ever think your smartphone is vibrating or ringing when it isn’t? It’s such a common phenomenon th

Luis Iván Cuende: Bitcoin Blockchain Entrepreneur

16-May-2016 | Stephanie Overby

Luis Iván Cuende must have been born an entrepreneur. Having no access to capital, equipment, or collaborators in his native Oviedo, Spain, he gravitated toward the first thing he could get his th

What the Top Restaurant in US Can Teach About the Digital Economy

2-Mar-2016 | Stephanie Overby

Celebrity chef Grant Achatz and business partner Nick Kokonas have been shaking up the fine-dining scene in Chicago since launching Alinea in 2005. There, they combined art and science to molecularly

Sherry Turkle: We Need to Talk

2-Mar-2016 | Stephanie Overby

MIT psychologist Sherry Turkle on why we need to talk to our colleagues Human beings are communicating more often and with more people than ever before, thanks to the digital devices we are all

Social Is the New Black

18-Nov-2015 | Stephanie Overby

Uri Minkoff, CEO of Rebecca Minkoff [caption id="" align="alignright" width="320"] Uri Minkoff co-founded consultancy Fortis Software before becoming CEO of ready-to-wear women’s apparel and a

Creators: Lessons From the CEO of the Maker Movement

29-Jul-2015 | Stephanie Overby

You could call Mark Hatch the chief executive of the maker movement. Hatch runs TechShop, which he says is the first international chain of membership-based, do-it-yourself fabrication facilities in t