Meredith Ansell

February 16, 2014
Milk in India in the old days

Sam White’s Off-Grid Refrigeration Revolution Keeping India’s Milk Fresh

Usually for the startup entrepreneur, a single key publicity exposure can make all the difference. It could mean coverage by the press, maybe even by a world-class news publication like the Wall Street Journal. In terms of influence and buzz making, the WSJ might have to start deferring to TED. […]
December 4, 2013
Batkid

The Batkid Blueprint

The Batkid phenomenon is amazing and inspiring on so many levels. I have a friend who wants to touch the lives of kids with cancer through a comic book she created about cancer-fighting superheroes and the heroic children that give him strength. Her comic book is called Nistar, and was […]
October 28, 2013
Angela Ahrendts

From Burberry to Apple, Angela Ahrendts Continues the Year of Woman

The amazing 2013 Year of the Woman continues in the technology sector. Apple’s hire of Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts is the capstone for an incredible year of female achievement. I already discussed Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg’s influential “Lean In” philosophy of corporate leadership. Then there was Marissa Mayer’s ascendancy at Yahoo […]
October 13, 2013
Twitter going public

The Tweet That Shook the World: Twitter Announces IPO F

With Twitter’s recent announcement (by way of a tweet, naturally) that we should expect an IPO from the social media superstar, the buzz has been mostly positive. But the elephant in the room is a giant like button. As in, how can Twitter avoid the “ipocalypse” that Facebook nose-dived into […]