Jeffrey Katzenberg is looking to raise $2B for a new video startup

 As tech giants like Apple and Facebook prepare to spend billions of dollars on movies and TV, longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg is looking to write some big checks for original content, too. Katzenberg began his career at Paramount Pictures (where he worked on Star Trek: The Motion Picture), but is best known for running Disney’s […]

ipsy launches its beauty product e-commerce business Shopper as hit hits 3M subscribers

 ipsy, a subscription service that delivers a collection of products to its users every month, has spent the last six years building up a community with millions of people obsessed with beauty products. And now that the company has more than 3 million subscribers — with a $10 per month subscription cost — it’s ready […]

Co-founder Brian Fenty becomes CEO at TodayTix

 There’s a new CEO at TodayTix, though he’s definitely not new to the company — Chairman Brian Fenty is becoming chief executive, while his co-founder (and the previous CEO) Merritt Baer is becoming the Head of Europe. TodayTix sells theater tickets in cities across the United States (including New York, Chicago and San Francisco), but […]

OneSignal raises $7M for its free push notification tools

 Push notifications are one of the main ways we connect with our apps —  but according to OneSignal CEO George Deglin, most of the tools for managing those notifications are too expensive without offering the features that developers need. Deglin’s company started out as a Y Combinator-backed mobile developer  called Hiptic Games. It was as a […]

Meditation app Headspace brings on former Netflixer Dolores Tersigni as chief people officer

 Dolores Tersigni was hoping she would be taking a long-overdue vacation after leaving Netflix earlier this year — and instead, she was spending a lot of time talking to the team over at meditation app Headspace. Now she’s landed a job there as the chief people officer, starting full-time this week. The conversations actually led […]

PAYFAZZ wants to build a network of distributed bank agents in Indonesia

 Hendra Kwik is hoping to tap into the excitement of on-demand companies like Uber and distributed workforces — except instead of ridesharing, he’s hoping it will work for banking. That’s the theory behind PAYFAZZ, which coordinates with banks to create a distributed network of bank agents that can operate from wherever — even their own […]