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Tips For Creating A Successful Branded Podcast

From not staying on-brand or marketing it well enough to pushing out content at an inconsistent cadence, there are many ways a brand can falter when trying to create a podcast. Forbes Agency Council members were asked for tips how to create a successful branded podcast...

Tips for Gaining Interest from Applicants

If you’re facing a lack of interest in one of your open positions, what’s one thing you can do to increase the number of applications coming in? Why does this work so well? YEC community members were asked the same question and CEO of Appetizer Mobile,...

Headspace Health Acquires Shine

Headspace Health is acquiring Shine, a mental health and wellness app dedicated to providing an inclusive mental health experience for the BIPOC community. Headspace Health says the acquisition of the New York-based company will expand its ability to provide more inclusive self-care content to its...

MarqVision Raises Series A

As of 2020, the clothing sector lost about $27 billion in annual sales due to counterfeits, an illicit trade that results in huge losses to both brands and buyers. MarqVision is looking to solve that with an AI-powered intellectual property (IP) protection platform that monitors...

Charles Closes Series A

Two years on from its launch, Charles has announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series A round of funding led by Salesforce Ventures, with participation from Accel and HV Capital. This follows a $6.5 million seed round of funding it raised last...

Cauldron Closes Seed Round

A number of crypto gaming firms have ramped up production in the past year with hopes of revolutionizing the growing industry. Adding to the list is London-based gaming firm Cauldron, which plans on becoming the “Pixar of web3” through a key element: storytelling. The company...

Forbes: Looking to Hire Great Talent?

While job boards offer a quick and easy hiring solution, they aren't the only place to find the best talent. Many companies are looking for alternatives to posting on job boards in order to find the most suitable, high-quality candidates. YEC members were asked to recommend...

FanClash Continues Growth

FanClash, a two-year-old Indian startup, is attempting to bring esports such as sleeper hit titles PUBG Mobile, COD and DOTA 2 to this fantasy sports world. Investors are predicting that this model and the FanClash team will deliver, and have poured $40 million of fresh...

YEC: How to Improve On Recruiting

YEC community members were recently asked, "What’s one aspect of recruiting that companies often get wrong? Why do you think that is, and how can they improve?" Appetizer Mobile's CEO, Jordan Edelson, responded by stating, "Understanding the candidate’s motives and desires for their future going...

Papercup Closes Series A

Papercup has announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Octopus Ventures with participation from Local Globe, Sands Capital, Sky and Guardian Media Ventures, Entrepreneur First and BDMI. It brings the London-based company’s total raised to date to...