How Optimists and Pessimists Can Get Along

Opposites may not necessarily attract in business, but they can make your team a more productive whole. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. How often do conflicts occur in your enterprise because someone proposed ill-considered or insufficiently thought-out ideas? What about because someone opposed innovative, out-of-the-box ideas? If you have either problem, you […]


How Barstool Sports Built Its Brand

Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports, discusses how her experience with the early days of the internet prepared her to run this fast-growing media brands. March 31, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. On this episode of The Playbook, Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini shares her thoughts on: Why […]


YouTube spinout PlanetScale Iaunches Kubernetes-based multi-cloud database to accelerate scaling

Leaning on technology originally developed for YouTube, PlanetScale today announced the public launch of the multi-cloud version of its database-as-a-service, which runs on Kubernetes and is designed to help companies rapidly scale operations. Called PlanetScaleDB, the service will allow companies that store their data in databases across multiple cloud services to virtually treat them as […]


Immersal maps Helsinki in city-scale AR using crowdsourcing mobile app

Last year, U.K.-based Scape showed off a city-scale AR mapping solution that promised to let mobile devices tap into 3D maps and persistent, cloud-stored digital assets ranging from AR guidance to advertisements — ambitious technology that led Facebook to acquire Scape last month. Now Finland’s Immersal is spotlighting its competing city-scale AR mapping solution, which uses […]


How the New Paycheck Protection Loans Are Different Than Traditional 7(a) SBA Loans

While this specific law, dubbed the CARES Act, calls on the Small Business Administration to back ever more loans through its existing channels–mainly through its flagship 7(a) loan program, which offers loans to eligible small businesses–it does present some changes to the former framework. That comes on top of the changes authorized under the previous stimulus […]


Google Pledges Over $800 Million to Combat Covid-19, Including Free Google Ads Credits for Small and Midsize Companies

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai late Friday announced a more than $ 800 million commitment to support small businesses, health organizations, governments, and health workers impacted by Covid-19. For small businesses, Google is offering $ 340 million in Google Ads credits for those with active accounts since the beginning of 2019, though the exact amount per business has not been […]