Accel Adds Yelp Communications Exec Stephanie Ichinose As First Marketing Partner
VC firm Accel Partners is bringing on its first marketing partner with the addition of former Yelp Senior Director of Communications, Stephanie Ichinose. In her new role, Ichinose will be responsible for managing the Accel Partners brand and advising entrepreneurs in the Accel portfolio on their strategic positioning and communications strategies.
WLU college professor banned Fox News citations
After she came under criticism, Stephanie Wolfe, a political science professor at West Liberty University in West Virginia, has rescinded a ban she imposed on citing Fox News as a news source for school assignments.
Stephanie Knight, 21, dying of cancer draws up a bucket list
Stephanie Knight, 21, from Braughing, Hertfordshire is dying of cancer. She has drawn up a list of things she would like to do in her final months after she learned on New Year's Day that her condition had become terminal.
Building Digital Literacy: JobScout Brings Its Online Learning Platform To iOS To Teach You How To Find A Job
It's easy to get lost in the Silicon Valley and Bay Area tech bubbles, where it seems that everyone carries five phones, owns three laptops and just had lunch with a sentient robot. But, the reality is outside of the bubble is a little different. Digital literacy is a privilege, and more the exception than the rule. Not everyone owns a computer or is employed at a startup that just raised $10 million. In fact, California's unemployment rate for December 2012 was 9.8 percent, significantly higher than the U.S. average at 7.8 percent. Christina Gagnier, Stephanie Margossian and Carter Fort co-founded JobScout last year to help address this problem -- to help combat unemployment through digital literacy. With funding from the California State Library and the California Technology Agency, JobScout set out to create an online learning platform to help teach Californians (and everyone else for that matter) the basic skills required to help find a job in an increasingly digital world.
RebelMouse Hires Former CNNMoney And VaynerMedia Talent To Build Out Its Content And Partnerships
RebelMouse, a content aggregation and curation site that lets users set up a profile and pull in content from their social networking accounts, as well as other sources, has hired some key former employees from CNNMoney and VaynerMedia. Since launching to the public last June, RebelMouse has had 240K sites created and is hitting 1.5 million unique monthly visitors to its landing pages. The company tells us that it has seen a big demand from publishers, and has partnered with TIM magazine for its person-of-the year campaign. Additionally, it worked with C-Span for the presidential inauguration, will power an ESPN Magazine online experience for the Super Bowl and continues to bring in movie and television properties to create their own “portals.” To help RebelMouse build out these partnerships and plans for the future, it has hired former CNNMoney social product lead Niketa Patel as Director of Content and Stephanie Bagley from VaynerMedia as Director of Partnerships. This is an interesting ...