Your startup needs someone to be its lead storyteller
Dissect the challenges. Celebrate the solutions. Tell the stories.
Sequoia wants to invest $1 million in your idea, then teach you how to really sell it
The investment firm Sequoia Capital has no shortage of internal programs for the founders it backs. The idea is to help its startups not merely by sheer dint of their affiliation with Sequoia but by h
Dive deep into Snorkel.AI’s pitch technique that raised $135m
Snorkel.AI's co-founder, and CEO, Alex Ratner, and Greylock partner Saam Motamedi talk about the importance of storytelling when fundraising.
Data scientists: Bring the narrative to the forefront
Data alone doesn’t spur innovation — rather, it’s data-driven storytelling that helps uncover hidden trends, powers personalization, and streamlines processes.
Storytelling community Wattpad now lets you personalize adult content options
Wattpad, the online storytelling community that’s home to some 80 million monthly users, has successfully tapped into the power of crowdsourcing to help uncover the next potential hits for media
Wattpad gains strategic investment from Times Bridge to further expand in India
Wattpad is further expanding into Asia with a new partnership and undisclosed strategic investment from Times Bridge, the global investment arm of The Times Group in India. The deal aims to help the s
Netflix is pursuing more interactive content, including, maybe, a rom-com
On the heels of its groundbreaking foray into interactive storytelling with the choose-your-own-adventure-style Black Mirror episode Bandersnatch, Netflix will look to produce much more interactive en
Storytelling app Wattpad raises $51M at a $398M valuation
Content, as they say, is king — but these days, that may be true only for as long as you can figure out a good business model to deliver it. And today, a startup based out of Toronto, Canada is
Wattpad debuts Tap, an app for reading chat-style short stories
A new mobile app called Tap, launching today, introduces a different way to read stories on your phone: as text message-like chats. The app is the latest from Wattpad, a social publishing platform
Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy
There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar. The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world
Redefining The Axiom Of Story: The VR And 360 Video Complex
Virtual reality: the wild west; the new frontier; the land of opportunity. Barons, cowboys, gunslingers and outlaws all vying for their voice by rushing for content gold in this unbridled sphere of in
Let’s Put Twitter Moments In The Hands Of Twitter Users
Storytelling is fun, but it's also not easy. You have to have an idea of what story you want to tell and what pieces to include to illustrate it. Sometimes it's words, sometimes it's photos, sometimes
National Geographic Experiments With Storehouse
Six months after its launch, award-winning iPad app Storehouse has formed a strong community of storytellers, including the likes of GQ Germany, RTÉ, and its most recent participant — National Geog
Memorability Lets You Create & Narrate Beautiful iPad Photo Books, No Printing Required
There's no shortage of mobile photo book applications on the market today, but a majority of these are focused on taking digital creations and turning them into offline, printed products. <a target="
Meograph Adds Paid Licenses As It Looks To Push Its “Adobe For Everyone” Into The Classroom
Leybovich and long-time friend Francis Escuadro founded <a target="_blank" href="http://www.meograph.com/">Meograph</a> last year with the goal of creating an "Adobe for everybody" -- to let anybody c
One-Tap Storytelling: Qwiki Sheds Its Web And Search Roots, Goes Mobile-Only With Beta Launch Of New iPhone App
In 2010, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/09/29/qwiki-techcrunch-disrupt-winner/">Qwiki captured the TechCrunch Disrupt cup</a>, thanks to an ambitious product that sought to transform the way peo