Category: Holiday

Adryenn Ashley
on May 17, 2021

Ervin László, A Two-Time Nobel Prize Winner, Auctions NFT works for Charity

More artists are joining the NFT train, with Ervin László being one of the newest additions. Ervin László, the two-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee,  announced on May 14th he is issuing a series of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) on ViciNFT.  László, 88, is Hungarian philosopher of science and quantum theorist who was twice nominated for a […]

Peter Page
on May 17, 2021

Mehran Moghaddam, Founder & CEO of Kurvana, Discusses Vaping, Cannabis Waste, and Legalization

When Mehran Moghaddam looked around the cannabis industry several years ago, he saw an urgent need for higher quality and safety standards in the research, development, and manufacturing of medical cannabis. Moghaddam was confident that the two decades of combined experience in biotech, life sciences, and nutraceuticals had prepared him to lead the change. In […]

VeeCon Preview: Gary Vaynerchuk on Grit Daily News
Danni Peck
on May 14, 2021

VeeCon Preview: Everything Gary Vaynerchuk Ever Wanted in a Conference

An NFT convention? Is that even possible? It’s more likely than you think. Gary Vaynerchuk, wine critic and entrepreneur and co-founder of restaurant reservation software such as Resy and Empathy Wines, has announced VeeCon for any VeeFriends token holders. VeeFriends is an NFT project created by Vaynerchuk that showcases his NFT collection of art. With […]

Peter Page
on May 13, 2021

ScriptDrop CEO Amanda Epp Explains Why Prescription Home Delivery Will Outlast the Pandemic

Timing, as it has long been said, is everything but sometimes timing is dictated by what nobody could plan for – one example being a global pandemic. When ScriptDrop, a very fast growing startup prescription delivery company based in Columbus, Ohio, was launched in 2017 with Amanda Epp as CEO, demand for its service was […]

Adam Anderson, founder of Hook Security
Sarah Marshall
on May 11, 2021

Adam Anderson of Hook Security Views Entrepreneurship—and Cybersecurity—in Unconventional Ways

Adam Anderson is not your typical entrepreneur. He has founded multiple companies, but now, he helps CEOs fire themselves. While CEO may sound like the dream job, Anderson believes that many CEOs can help their companies by putting effective leadership teams in place and then getting out of the way—transitioning from the role of CEO […]

Socialstack social token economies lands funding
Stewart Rogers
on May 11, 2021

Socialstack Lands Funding to Build Global and Diverse Social Token Economies

Socialstack, a social token protocol, has announced today that it has received $200k in funding to launch a new way for creators to interact with their community and fans. The protocol, which is on both Ethereum and Celo, was backed by the likes of Novum Insights, Aubrey Hruby, Decentranet, Adrianna Mendez, and Alan Laubsch. Solutions […]

Kwasi Amaning Asare
on May 10, 2021

Professional Soccer Player Ifunanyachi Achara Partners With Crypto Startup Bitwage to be Paid in Bitcoin

Ifunanyachi Achara, 23, A fifth-year forward for Toronto FC, takes around fifty percent of his Major League Soccer (MLS) salary in bitcoin by syncing his accounts with a third-party exchange service. He switched to global payments leader Bitwage in February after months of self-executing his bitcoin trades with Binance. Achara, 23, is one of the […]

Brian Garcia
on May 10, 2021

OpenSea, eBay of NFTs, Auctions Iconic Works of Victor Villaseñor

Authors, including Bill Gladstone, have begun using NFTs for a different reason: to help artists get their name out, and to support charities as well.  Many are jumping into the NFT market, including OpenSea — and this time with a book author whose works were required reading in high school: Victor Villaseñor. Victor Villaseñor, the […]

Brian Garcia
on May 10, 2021

For Startups, What Makes a ‘Good’ CFO?

Executive search firm Rosenzweig & Company has worked with Cyclica Inc., a leading biotech firm focused on accelerating drug discovery through AI, to place its new Chief Financial Officer, Pratik Shah. A supporting player in the search was Drive Capital, a prominent venture capital fund out of Ohio that backs Cyclica. Since Drive’s inception in […]

Clubhouse Android
Dan Kreilkamp
on May 9, 2021

Will Clubhouse Get ‘Diluted’ with Android Add?

Previously an iOS exclusive, the audio- and invitation-only social media app, Clubhouse, has some big news. And if you’re an Android user—you’re going to want to listen up. The rapidly growing startup announced on Mother’s Day that it would begin rolling out its beta version of the app for Android users. “We will begin gradually, […]

Katya Grokhovsky
Alexander Si
on May 9, 2021

A Paradise Lost: Immigrant Artist Katya Grokhovsky Recreates America – FANTASYLAND, at Smack Mellon

Katya Grokhovsky ‘s site-specific installation FANTASYLAND at Smack Mellon explores the rise and fall of a fantastical empire and its uncertain future. The artist scrutinizes the American Dream through an immigrant lens, exposing a desirable yet unattainable mirage. Katya Grokhovsky and I met during my fellowship at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA). I […]

like a boss podcast
Loralyn Mears PhD
on May 9, 2021

That’s Right – She’s the OG of Podcasting

Brace yourself. This is a fangirl moment as a rising podcast host cheering on an established host. You may know her as the face of Clubhouse, but she’s actually the OG of podcasting. Meet Espree Devora, a serial media entrepreneur. The incredible and intentional leader is also recognized as one of the trailblazers of the […]