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Allison Fass

Executive Director, Digital — Inc.
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Executive Director, Digital @ | Business journalist. Digital strategist. Summer lover.

Where Alice + Olivia's Founder Gets Her Design Inspiration — Stacey Bendet Eisner, founder of the Alice + Olivia clothing company, describes to executive director Allison Fass how she designed her first pair of pants out of curtain fabric.

What HopStop's Founder Has Been Up to Since He Sold to Apple — Chinedu Echeruo talks with Allison Fass, executive director of, about why he left his own tech startup to invest in West African food companies, and later returned to the U.S.

This 29-Year-Old Landed $500 Million to Develop a New Way to Fight Cancer — Inc.'s 11th annual 30 Under 30 list features the young founders taking on some of the world's biggest challenges. Here, meet SQZ Biotech. When Armon Sharei was a chemical engineering PhD student at MIT in 2008, he joined a teamtoiling to transfer compounds into living cells--a difficult task, but one that could help scientists research diseases or discover new drugs.

6 Things Alexis Ohanian Wishes Someone Had Told Him Before He Started Reddit — After many years away, Alexis Ohanian, the serial entrepreneur, investor, and open-Internet advocate, recently returned to the helm of Reddit, the huge user-curated news site, along with his co-founder and college roommate, Steve Huffman.

Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary: 3 Ways to Guarantee You'll Make a Deal When You Pitch Your Business — In remarks at the iCONIC:DC conference in Washington, D.C., Wednesday morning, Kevin O'Leary said all of the entrepreneurs who have gotten funded on have done three key things. "If there's anything you remember [today], remember these three things," the reality-show star told an audience of 650 entrepreneurs in an on-stage interview with Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC's Power Lunch.

Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec: When Not to Sell Your Business — A few months ago, Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec thought about selling his global information-security company. He conferred with Mark Cuban, the fellow Shark he made no secret of disliking earlier in the show's history. "I actually sat down with Mark. I asked, 'What do you think? Should I sell my business?'

Gillian Tett: How to Stay Nimble and Take on Giants — The U.S. Managing Editor for the Financial Times and author of The Silo Effect talks with Inc.'s Allison Fass about competing against bureaucratic behemoths.

Marcus Lemonis: Admitting Your Biggest Fear Can Lead You to Phenomenal Success — Within minutes of walking on stage at the iCONIC conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Marcus Lemonis talked about a low point in his life. In 1991, after he had just finished eighth grade, he weighed 225 pounds, had a terrible eating disorder, struggled as a result of having been molested five years earlier, and didn't have any friends.

IN BRIEF; A Coffee-Sandwich Merger Has Its First Offspring — Xando Coffee and Bar and Cosi Sandwich Bar, restaurant chains that merged in September, opened their first combined location at 461 Park Avenue South (at 31st Street) on Wednesday. In addition to offering the food that each restaurant has already become known for, like Xando's s'mores and Cosi's freshly baked bread, the 80-seat Xando Cosi has an expanded menu with items neither chain has sold before.

Founder trumpets religion — Highlighting the themes in his autobiography, titled "It's Easier to Succeed Than to Fail," S. Truett Cathy-founder and chair of Chick-fil-A-spoke Wednesday afternoon to an audience of Divinity school students and professors about the important role religion has played in his life.
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Sep 23, 2016

Take a visual tour of the most beautiful office on the Brooklyn waterfront!  cc @Joyzel

Sep 19, 2016

RT @JenniferPreston: Inspiring words from @JaneONA at her last #ona16 awards dinner after 8 years: Open doors for others. Lend a hand.

Sep 13, 2016

I'll be chatting live with @BarbaraCorcoran at noon today. Tweet your questions with #IncLiveChat and tune in here: 

Sep 12, 2016

How @JeffBezos made $6 billion in 20 minutes and became the world's third-richest person in the world  @AdamJanofsky

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