Vicky Ross

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How to Optimize Your Email Campaigns With Interest-Based List Segmentation

Most email marketing campaigns do a lousy job of turning warm leads into new customers or clients.<p>There are countless ways to increase the results …

This Founder's Story Is So Compelling It Got Her $1.5M In VC Funds

Dr. Mylea Charvat’s tale of going from a PhD on an academic track, to entrepreneur is as compelling as her product; so compelling, it’s what got her $1.5M in funding late last year.<p>“One venture capitalist told me the technology behind my product was cool, but that my story was what did it for him, …

10 Hot Startups In NYC

Over the last decade, New York City has become a hotbed of startup activity. It’s never a bad time to recognize ten NYC startups that are driving our innovation community.<p>Each company on this list has raised less than $30M in funding, and were selected based on the momentum these teams have been …

Michael Preysman on Iterating Everlane and ‘Fixing’ Fashion Retail

Amidst market reports that Everlane is seeking new investment at a valuation ‘north of $250 million,’ BoF’s Vikram Alexei Kansara talks to the …

Clothing

Five Reasons Why Virtual Reality Is A Game-Changer

Humanity has had an uncanny obsession with technological innovation since its earliest days.<p>From the invention of the wheel, to the subsequent birth of the automobile, or the dawn of modern means of communication such as the television and radio, to the more recent rise of personal computers and …

Virtual Reality

The DNA Of A Great Entrepreneur

How do you recognize a great entrepreneur? It comes down to a handful of key personal characteristics.<p>Recently, I took a look back through fifteen years of our investments. A half-dozen stand out as companies that made a huge difference for our fund and our investors, as well as their management …

Infographic: 10 Best Indoor Plants That Help To Purify The Air In Your Home

<b>If you’re looking</b> to keep plants in your home but have no idea what types are suitable for the indoors, this infographic by UK-based online store …

Plants

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

10 Things That Stress Out Entrepreneurs More Than Anything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a stressful role for anybody. You’ll be in charge of leading people, making decisions, and determining the fate of your business with your actions -- and to top it all off, you'll probably have a significant chunk of …

Entrepreneurship

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

I finally finished reading <i>Sprint</i>, a book published by the Google Venture designers Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky and Braden Kowitz. I knew about design …

Google Search

The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …

Minimalism

5 Tech Trends to Watch at SxSW 2016

Here's what everyone will be talking about this weekend at the annual conference in Austin.<p>With apologies to the people behind CES, my favorite conference starts tomorrow in Austin. SxSW is a bastion of innovative new product demos, incredible apps (last year, Meerkat was the talk of the show--it …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …