CNNTech

Dropbox: The company everyone wants to kill

VentureBeat

AR and VR Are Different: Here’s How and Why It Matters

Adweek

Opinion: 5 Ways Social Media Will Disrupt Politics

TheStreet

Spotify Shows Other Hot Tech Companies the Way in Secondary Markets

TechCrunch

Botanalytics offers analytics for conversational interfaces and chatbots

Thrive Global

7 Simple Ways for High-Performers to Find Balance (+ Avoid Burnout)

AgencySpy

Madison + Vine Vets Wendy Shay and Ryan Hunter Phillips Open New Production Studio Highly Confidential

The Drum

New content studio Highly Confidential comes out of the shadows with Panda Express campaign reveal

MediaPost

Madison + Vine Vets Launch Highly Confidential

MarketWatch

Dropbox avoids Snap’s IPO mistakes, but only slightly

Variety

With 70 Million Subscribers and a Risky IPO Strategy, Is Spotify Too Big to Fail?

AgencySpy

Former VaynerMedia L.A. Manager Matt Seigel Heads to Madison + Vine

The Drum

Madison + Vine casts VaynerMedia alum Matt Seigel as first-ever partner-managing director

BuiltInLA

How a Democrat politico and a Republican developer are empowering voters to influence policy

TechCrunch

Gfycat picks up movie-marketing app MovieLala

socaltech

MovieLaLa, Backed By LA Angel Investors, Acquired By Gyfcat

Fortune

Fortune Term Sheet: Gfycat Acquires San Francisco-Based MovieLaLa

The Drum

Gfycat acquires film marketing platform MovieLala

The PE Hub Network

Gfycat acquires movie marketing provider MovieLaLa

Wall Street Journal

Funding Snapshot: StackShare Raises $5.2 Million Series A to Help Developers Stay Up-to-Date

TechCrunch

Developer Social Network StackShare Raises $5.2 million from e.Ventures

Forbes

The Battle For Supremacy In The Music Streaming Space And What It Means For Marketers

Silicon Valley Business Journal

The Funded: 7 Bay Area startup deals rake in $301M at week’s end

Rolling Stone

See Lady Gaga Surprise Students as Substitute Teacher in PSA

Teen Vogue

8 Ways to Make a Political Difference

Forbes

A Q&A With The Smart Cities CMO

Entrepreneur

6 Ways Being an Artist Prepared Me for the Startup World

Forbes

PODCAST: From Struggling College Student To Making Ads For Giant Brands

TechCrunch

Surreal wants to be the one-stop shop for 3D virtual objects

VentureBeat

5 industries primed to leap forward into AR

Boston Globe

Augmented reality and the rise of the digital object

Huffington Post

The Future of AR in Communications Has Arrived

TechCrunch

MojiLaLa, the sticker marketplace, lands $1.5M seed round from Great Oaks, betaworks

The New York Times

Consumers May Be More Trusting of Ads Than Marketers Think

Ad Age

Madison + Vine Signs Four New Directors For Film/Commercial Work

Business Insider

A startup CEO explains why he uses $2,000 a year to help employees meet goals that have nothing to do with work

Entrepreneur

4 Ways To Master Media Interviews (Even If You’ve Been Burned Before)

The Drum

How Taco Bell stokes the flames of fan love

Huffington Post

Women in Business Q&A: Dana Loberg, cofounder, MojiLaLa

Creativity

Lady Gaga Steps in as a Substitute Teacher in PSA for Staples

PRWeek

Medium creates first ‘Noteworthy’ original video series

Campaign

Medium creates first ‘Noteworthy’ original video series

The Los Angeles Egotist

Madison + Vine Names Richard Robinson as First Executive Producer

Adweek

Lady Gaga Surprised Middle School Students for This Staples Ad Supporting Teachers

Campaign

Recommendation Engine: Madison + Vine’s Rose Chirillo

MediaPost

Medium Dips Into Original Video With ‘Noteworthy’

Adweek

How America’s Favorite Bargain Wine Gets Great Facebook Engagement on a Shoestring Budget

Campaign

Recommendation Engine: Odysseus Arms’ Clémence Pluche

Forbes

The MVP All-Star Fund Launches With $100M To Get Pro Athletes Into Tech Unicorns

Business Insider

A 28-year-old CEO named to Forbes 30 Under 30 shares his favorite question to ask in a job interview

Business Insider

A 28-year-old startup CEO named to Forbes 30 Under 30 explains how ‘compassion culture’ is good for business

Entrepreneur

4 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Stores Can Outsell Online Retailers

The Drum

SteelHouse releases robust creative platform, welcomes new executive team

TechCrunch

Tapping Nas’ former fund manager, Manhattan Venture Partners launches MVP All-Star fund

LA Times

Athletes and entertainers to get easier access to shares of hot start-ups shortly before IPOs

Creativity

True Love Blossoms Via a Tablet in Lenovo‘s Valentine’s Film

Blavity

Meet Rashaun Williams: An Investor Connecting Athletes and Entertainers to Tech

Fast Company

How Taco Bell Plans To Fill The YouTube-Shaped Hole In Its Digital Media Strategy

Ad Age

Taco Bell Tells ‘Taco Tales’ in New Branded Content Approach

The Drum

Taco Bell flexes its social muscles on YouTube

Variety

MovieLaLa Closes 1.4 Million Seed Round From Hollywood Angel Investors

Adweek

Samsung’s NYC Flagship Is More of an Interactive ‘Playground’ Than a Store

Bloomberg

Ex-Disney CFO, Former FOX Executive Invest In MovieLaLa

Forbes

‘Branded Content, Equity Content And Why Brands Need To Know The Difference

The Drum

‘You know yourself better than anybody’: Exceptional Women Out West podcast featuring Jean Freeman, owner and COO, Zambezi

Creativity

TaylorMade Captures Wintering Golfers’ Frustration Beautifully in a Spot Anticipating Spring

Adweek

SAV Studios’ Founder Thinks Brands Should Have Content Studios of Record

Business Insider

Companies Are Trolling Customers To Get Attention

Digiday

Why so many brands are making documentaries

Mediapost

Market To Audiences, Not Generations

Ad Age

Peterson Milla Hooks Names David Denham President

Adweek

Drones Are Flying High With Buzzy Brands Like Pizza Hut and Nike

TechCrunch

Augmented Reality Versus Virtual Reality: The Battle Is Real

Mediapost

Samsung’s 837 Brand Experience Playfully Creates Demand

Wired

Star Wars Ticket Sale Shows Disney Can Do Whatever it Wants

The Business Journals

4 Ways To Survive the Growing Pains of Business

Built in LA

5 tech companies embracing Star Wars Mania

Forbes

How Mentors Weed Out the Fakes

AgencySpy

Zambezi, Autotrader Want to Make Car Shopping Easy

iMedia

5 Major Marketing Shifts For 2016

Co.Create

Suffragette Star Carey Mulligan Leads Campaign for Equal Rights for Women

Little Black Book

Autotrader Reignites the Excitement of Car Shopping With ‘One Search’

Little Black Book

Focus Features Teams With Zambezi to Shed Light On Gender Equality

PRNewser

Why No One Wants To Work At Your Agency

Digiday

Fantasy Fights Back: DraftKings, Fanduel Take Page From Uber’s Playbook

The Deal

Bonwick Capital Partners Creates Municipal Finance Group Co-headed By Executive Managing Directors Michael Murray and Tony Stovall in New York

Wisebread

7 Ways Millennials Are Better With Money Than You Are

Ad Age

You Can’t Buy Loyalty With Mobile Users

Fortune

How This Company Is Using VR To Sell Golf Clubs

Forbes

Marketing A Movie Ain’t What It Used To Be

Los Angeles Business Journal

Work/Life: Bonwick Capital’s Rashaun Williams

Ad Age

Brands: Don’t Let Music Be an Afterthought in Marketing

TechCrunch

Why Hollywood Needs To Make Technology A Priority

Agency Post

The Agency-Client Gap: Bridge the Divide by Asking the Right Questions

The Deal

Broker-Dealer Firm Bonwick Capital Partners Names Rashaun Williams as Partner, Head of Corporate Finance

AMEX Open Forum

How I Found True Success: The Big Realizations of a Satisfied Entrepreneur

The Middle Market

People Moves of the Week: Bonwick, Carlyle, Pamlico

Digiday

Opinion: If #LoveWins, why are brands silent on #BlackLivesMatter?

MediaPost

Movie Marketing In The Age Of Millennials

Ad Age

All the Latest Creative Moves From Around the Industry

Shoot Online

Zambezi adds ECD DiMarcantonio, chief strategy officer Jenkins

Adweek

Infographic: The Snack Brands and Foods Moms Really Reach For

Los Angeles Business Journal

SocialVibe Becomes TrueX

LBB Online

Zambezi Hires New ECD & Chief Strategy Officer

LBB Online

Former W+K CD Jim Riswold Talks Life as a Creative Director

Forbes

Mobile In Mind: Thoughts On The Present And Future Of Mobile Marketing

Atod Magazine

Los Angeles Well Represented at 2015 Effies

The Drum

Ad of the Day: The Honest Company – ‘Transparent’

The Drum

‘People have a lot to offer’: Exceptional Women of the World featuring Libby Brockhoff, Odysseus Arms

Mediapost

Agency Zambezi Re-Positions After Buying Out Kobe Bryant

Agency Spy

Zambezi Appoints New ECD, CSO

Thrive Gobal

5 Misconceptions About Saying No

Shoot Online

Madison + Vine Adds Directors Driscoll, Harris, Naylor, Watkins

PrecisionAG

Keeping Things in Perspective: Weather vs. Climate in Operational Decision Making

Source Creative

Madison + Vine Expands Directorial Roster With New Management Division

Little Black Book

Madison + Vine Launches New Management Division With Four New Directors

Ad Age

Here’s How To Tell What’s Actually In The Honest Company’s Products

Communication Arts

Making Jazz out of Design – Q&A With DIA’s Mitch Paone

The Drum

Odysseus Arms CEO Libby Brockhoff sheds light on one of her career ‘failures’ at 3% Conference

WOMEN OF INFLUENCE

Meet Libby Brockhoff, CEO and Founder of Ad Agency Wunderkind, Odysseus Arms

Campaign Magazine

Delivering Big Ideas On Smaller Budgets

The San Francisco Egotist

Odysseus Arms Names New Managing Director

Shoot Online

Odysseus Arms Taps StubHub’s Former Account Director as Managing Director

Mobile Marketer

Lack of TV-mobile Ad Integration Will Cost Brands as Holiday Shopping Begins

Digiday

Why Brands Should Use More UGC In 2015

The Wall Street Journal

Agencies and Brands Turn to Students For Millennial Insights

Adweek

Katy Perry Brings Popchips Back From the Brink in New Ads

LBB Online

Eric Dunn Joins Odysseus Arms As Managing Director

Creativity

Speedo Aims to Extend Reach Beyond Competitive Swimmers in Uplifting Ad

Momentology

Pinterest Marketing: 3 Opportunities To Grow Visibility, Engagement, Sales

The New York Egotist

#HeForShe Campaign Encourages Men to Stand Up for Women’s Rights

The San Francisco Egotist

Odysseus Arms Hacks the Election to Help the Planet

Business Insider

Why Urban Outfitters Keeps Selling Offensive Clothing

Women’s Wear Daily

Gender, Demographics Influence Mobile Sales

Broadcasting and Cable

SheSpeaks Study Offers Marketers Insight Into Different Demos Of Women

Women’s Wear Daily

Gender, Demographics Influence Mobile Sales

TechCrunch

GumGum’s New ‘Canvas’ Ad Unit Takes Over Publisher Images

Variety

Subway Serves Up More of Hulu’s ’4 to 9ers’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Financial Times

Online Sites Alter View on TV Ratings

The Wall Street Journal

Korean Ad Firm Acquires Boston’s Barbarian Group

Digiday

5 Digital Brand Extensions That Work

Pando Daily

Getting Gen Z Into Movie Theaters

Co.Create

Kia. A Dream Car for Real Life

The MakeGood

Women: Make Your Content Matter on SheSpeaks

Adweek

Six Questions: David Angelo

Adweek

Palisades MediaGroup perfects the art of the deadline

Adweek

IMM Uses a Data-Driven Approach to Hone Its Creative for Clients