13 Strategies Your Brand Can Learn From YouTube Celebrities

What’s one thing that all professionals can learn from the success of unlikely brand stars like YouTube celebrities? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have …

Lendix is now called October

French startup Lendix is changing its name to October. The company is using this opportunity to redesign its branding assets and refresh the design of the website for new users. The product remains the same — a lending platform connecting individual and institutional investors with small and medium companies. From what …

Uber’s financials, Qualtric’s $8B exit and what’s going on at WeWork

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the excellent Connie Loizos on the air, we had Danny Crichton on the horn from New York, I was in the studio mostly hacking up one lung or the …

Skully AR motorcycle helmet returns from the dead under new ownership

It’s been a long, bumpy road for the Skully augmented reality motorcycle helmet brand. But under the leadership of Ivan Contreras, who acquired the assets of Skully in 2017, the helmet is finally shipping to its early backers. That means anyone who paid $1,800 as part of the original Skully crowdfunding …

Former eBay Manager Kristy Withers Creates $7 Million Children’s Furniture Brand

By Shyamli Thakur As the self-motivated founder of Incy Interiors, a family-run business which specializes in beautiful designer furniture for babies and children, Kristy Withers has created a much-loved brand with a myriad of furniture options for babies to adults. A former marketing manager at eBay, Withers found herself hunting …

Star Trek Online’s Age of Discovery update launches from starbase

Perfect World today launched the Age of Discovery update for its online multiplayer game Star Trek Online. Age of Discovery takes inspiration from, Star Trek: Discovery, which will launch its second season next year. This update is only available on the PC version of Star Trek: Online. It’s coming to …

7 small business SEO tactics that you can do in-house

Search engine optimization (SEO) tends to overwhelm many modern-day businesses, especially small businesses that don’t have the resources to outsource. The web offers a deluge of information, techniques and strategies on how to optimize your website for search engines. Much of this information ends up being conflicting and confusing for …