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Senior Writer — Inc.

Senior writer @Inc. Previous: New York Times, Washington Post, CBS News. Mama. My guy is @chafkin. Hi/tips: clagorio@inc.com

Meet the Startups Taking on FTD This Valentine's Day

inc.com — Ah, the modern date-night. Let's Postmates some sushi and Instacart the champagne. Crank the Spotify on the Sonos, then, later on, fire up the Netflix.

Why the Supreme Court Couldn't Stop this Founder

inc.com — This coming June, in Boston, a scrappy company called Starry will begin serving customers a whole new sort of wire-free Internet. But it's not wi-fi as we know it, powered by thick fiber cables running through your walls, or provided by your cable company: It simply comes into the home through the air.
Feb 03, 2016

Even the Supreme Court couldn't stop Aereo founder Chet Kanojia. Now, he's back--with an audacious new plan bit.ly/1PhtFfi @lagorio

Facing Funding Crunch, Ex-Fab.com Founder Sells Bezar

inc.com — After rumors it was running out of money , design-centered shopping portal Bezar is being scooped up by a slightly higher-end competitor, AHAlife. It's been less than a year of running Bezar for serial entrepreneur Bradford Shellhammer, who co-founded of flash-sale flame-out Fab.com.

The Massive Reddit News Everyone Missed This Week

inc.com — Reddit co-founder and chief executive Steve Huffman, now six months into the job, posted on the site Thursday that Reddit is beat-launching an Android app, assembling a "transparency report," and working on A/B testing in order to make "Reddit better."

How Uber Plans to Make Errands Obsolete

inc.com — Uber is telling the world it is ready for restaurants and stores in three cities to start building its one-hour delivery system into their retail operations. If you're not familiar, the product is called UberRush, and it has been available in San Francisco, New York City, and Chicago on a pilot program for some time now.
Jan 28, 2016

RT @dougcantor: #Uber is expanding its delivery service so you never have to get off your couch again bit.ly/1JILNSe @Inc @lagorio

Here's the Whole New Way You'll Get the Internet

inc.com — Whaddya know; Chet Kanojia is going even bigger this time. The entrepreneur whose previous upstart, Aereo, was abruptly shut down by the U.S. Supreme Court last year for rebroadcasting the content of TV networks to its own cord-cutting, online subscribers, announced Wednesday in Manhattan that he is at it again.

Why Investors Are Pouring Money Into 'Uber for Kids'

inc.com — Another $10.2 million has gone from the coffers of venture capital funds into the hands of a ride-hailing company. This time, the recipient is a Los Angeles-based upstart called HopSkipDrive, billed as "Uber for unaccompanied minors." The round was led by New York City-based Firstmark Capital, along with Greycroft Partners and Pritzker Group Venture Capital.
Jan 27, 2016

This app will come and take your kids away. (You're welcome.) bit.ly/1KFpPdV @lagorio @HopSkipDrive

The Truth About Dog-Friendly Offices

inc.com — Take a scroll through the Twitter comments on the set of photos Inc. published last week of the super-duper dog-friendly office of Kurgo, a company that makes travel gear for pups out of Salisbury, Massachusetts, and you'll find a lot of salivating dog owners. THIS is what I would like to create in Dallas.
Jan 25, 2016

RT @Inc: Think you want dogs in your office? Read this first. @lagorio bit.ly/1OJeo8P

What to Expect From the New York City Tech Scene in 2016

inc.com — Not so long ago, as 2012 turned into 2013--back when the Harlem Shake was a thing and Jennifer Lawrence was about to trip at the Oscars--New York City only knew of unicorns from tales of the West.

Inside the World's Most Dog-Friendly Office

inc.com — Dog beds? Check. Kitchen stocked with puppy treats? Check. A special pet shower for those muddy paws? But, of course. Anything your pooch could want, Massachusetts startup Kurgo has got it covered.
Jan 20, 2016

Puppy Power: these companies know how to put man's best friend to work bit.ly/23fa0pI @lagorio pic.twitter.com/72AXgDkslE

Jan 21, 2016

The problem is I would need to move to a place called Salisbury, Massachusetts. inc.com/christine-lago… pic.twitter.com/3ii1mXdYjC

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Feb 12, 2016

@andreamv @farmgirlflowers How was it?? Where'd it fall on the burlap <--> mason jar spectrum?

Feb 12, 2016

This week's @Inc Uncensored: @WillYakowicz talks 3-wheeled cars & I get all mushy about V-Day. (Not really) itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inc…

Feb 11, 2016

@SFShag Ha! And thanks. My mom still can make a killer arrangement after having a florist gig once--is it like riding a bike?

Feb 11, 2016

Sad: desk sushi. Sadder: desk sushi eaten with a fork. Ugh sorry.

Feb 11, 2016

‘Where’s, um, like, stop-bleeding stuff?’’ Paul Reubens tours LA's biggest Walgreens. nytimes.com/2016/02/14/mag…

Feb 10, 2016

The latest drone-battling creature...is awesome. A mini-clip from last week's @Inc Uncensored podcast m.soundcloud.com/panoplyexcerpt…


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