The more successful Dom McGregor became, the more he turned to alcohol until his cofounder had to intervene. Now, he's been sober for five years.
"When our employees are also users, they can really pinpoint issues that otherwise we might miss," says Sarah Smith, founder of camping app The Dyrt.
Sanctus founder James Routledge had an executive coach - but when he went to a therapist, he found the focus on him was more than just as a founder.
Apple's website looks different today. A short film titled "Celebrating Steve" details Jobs' vision, interspersed with clips from his famous keynotes.
Backstage Capital founder, Arlan Hamilton, shares what she looks for in the companies and founders she invests in and advice she gives entrepreneurs.
Bridesmaid for Hire founder Jen Glantz says interacting with potential customers on social media can give you valuable insights and feedback.
"After a battle with post-Covid related symptoms, including severe tinnitus, Kent Taylor took his own life this week," Taylor's family said.
Founder Jaime Rogozinski signed with United Talent Agency as Hollywood looks to capitalize on the GameStop saga.
"You have to be inspired yourself to really believe what's in your heart so that you can shine that energy, and others can feel it," Marcelo said.
Elle Wang worked full-time at the United Nations while caring for a toddler and running a clothing business at night, and says she didn't realize how stressed she was.
Very few women founders have been able to scale and lead their startups to an IPO. Only about 4 accomplished this in 2020. Only about 20 have in recent history. These trailblazing women come from a range of industries, from biomedicine to retail. When Bumble goes public this week, Whitney […]
Michael Dubin, who founded Dollar Shave Club in 2011, is leaving the direct-to-consumer brand as its top executive. Jason Goldberger, the CEO of kitchen retailer Sur La Table, is set to take the reigns at the Unilever-owned brand starting Jan. 19, the company told Business Insider. Dollar Shave Club has […]
Jasmine Crowe is the founder and CEO of Goodr, an Atlanta-based company that fights food waste and hunger by picking up surplus foods from local restaurants and stores and delivering them to hungry families. During the pandemic, Crowe has been busier than ever expanding Goodr to help more people who […]
Founders often rely on intuition to guide the growth of their company, but many startups rely on a strategy of careful testing to refine their business model. For Monito, a Swiss fintech, the scientific method extends beyond simply developing their platform or marketing approach to include almost every dimension of […]
Scaling a startup is full of challenges, but it has its fair share of rewards as well. François Briod, who cofounded Swiss fintech startup Monito, says that finding talent is part of the challenge, but when it works, “it’s kind of magical what you can achieve.” Business Insider spoke with […]
Innovation consulting is a relatively novel field, which focuses on training teams to design new business models and profit centres for companies. Zurich-based Strategyzer does exactly that for some of the world’s biggest firms, like Microsoft, 3M, and GE. Cofounder Alex Osterwalder told Business Insider how he and Alan Smith […]
Alex Osterwalder, startup founder and author, and one of the architects of the Lean Startup approach, has led four companies that made him an expert on innovation and strategy, earning the trust of the world’s biggest companies. Startup founders sometimes seem to have an exclusive focus on raising big money […]