Condé Nast International will next year start to use ecommerce to sell goods to readers of its magazines. The publisher’s titles, which include Vogue, GQ, Wired and The New Yorker, are sold in more than 30 countries, with digital editions that attract more than web traffic of almost 250m users a month.
The headlines would make you think that e-commerce is a battle of giants. Not true. In fact, e-commerce start-ups like Birchbox and Warby Parker are innovating and thriving where Amazon never dreamed of playing.
Speaking at Y Combinator’s Startup School, Shana Fisher, managing partner of High Line Venture Partners, shared some of the unconventional lessons she offers entrepreneurs.
In an increasingly digital world, one start-up is hoping to help online stores go offline. Storefront is a platform for retail spaces to pair with merchants looking to find and rent short-term space.
By Uptin Saiidi. Source: CNBC
Sure, it’s convenient for customers. But is your business equipped to try it?
By Jill Krasny. Source: Inc.
They are the most innovative consumer and retail brands that exist. In short, they are innovative businesses that go far beyond our local farmers’ markets—they are re-inventing industries.
By Ryan Caldbeck. Source: Forbes
There are 23 million small businesses in America, and 543,000 more are started every month. So if you’ve got a business idea and you want to stand out from the crowd and succeed, you better have a unique value proposition
Indiegogo CEO Danae Ringelmann explains the three most important steps you need to know before you launch your crowdfunding campaign.
Venture capital plays a pivotal role in the startup economy, providing vital funds to high-potential early-stage companies. Not surprisingly, it’s also a constant topic of conversation within the startup community.
By Will Schroter. Source: Forbes
Kickstarter is an invaluable resource for those looking to turn their idea into reality, but launching a campaign on the platform can be a fraught exercise.
By Laura Entis. Source: Entrepreneur
Is it better to raise your startup’s seed round from only angel investors, or is it better to include a VC or two?
Source and author: Tomasz Tunguz.
The multi-trillion dollar fashion business is ripe for disruption and venture capitalists who seize the opportunity will see huge returns, argues Jay Deng.
By Jay Deng. Source: Business of Fashion