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Christine Lagorio-Chafkin

New York City
Senior Writer — Inc.

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

The Supreme Court Shut Down This Founder's Business. Now He's Back With an Even Bigger Idea — Chet Kanojia founded Aereo to allow anyone to watch network TV over the internet. His new broadband venture, Starry, is even more ambitious. "The mission here," he says, "is to connect billions who are not connected." Your new company, Starry, is up and running. What's the big goal?

Another Day, Another $700 Billion Industry Uber Wants to Dominate — Uber isn't waiting for the technology to catch up with its ambitious plans. Just two months after reaching a deal to buy self-driving trucking upstart Otto, Uber already is actively developing business in the trucking industry, Reuters reports. The car-hailing and stuff-delivering monolith is pitching its hauling services and infrastructure to "shippers, truck fleets, and independent drivers," according to the report.

10 Innovative Companies That Cater to Your Dog

8 Company Headquarters With Unique (and Just Plain Weird) Design Features — These eight offices, shops, and restaurants have some of the most unusual design elements on the planet, including an infinite library, 700 replica Air Jordans, and (no kidding) a rock.

These Are the Fastest Growing Private Companies in New York City

Inside the Latest Travel-Search Site Acquisition — Hipmunk, the flight-and-hotel-search startup known for its perky chipmunk mascot and for ranking travel options by "agony," is being acquired by corporate-travel giant Concur. The deal--set to close in October for an unknown sum--has already been called a logical one by observers, who say integration of the site's technologies will help bolster Concur's search functions.

Welcome to the World's Coolest Offices of 2016

How a 30-Person Shaving Startup Bought a 500-Person German Factory — Jeff Raider, co-founder of Harry's and Warby Parker, describes to Inc. senior writer Christine Lagorio-Chafkin how he spent eight months pitching investors and stringing together a deal with a razor manufacturer.

Why Bert Jacobs Failed Six Times Before He Was Able to Trademark 'Life Is Good' — Bert Jacobs, co-founder of Life Is Good, describes to Inc. senior writer Christine Lagorio-Chafkin how a keg party and a pro bono lawyer helped solidify his brand.

What Buzzfeed's "Retro" Reorganization Means — BuzzFeed, the massive clicky-content organization known for its " platform agnostic" approach and its ability to make even native advertising go viral, is reorganizing two of its divisions. With that, it seems that it is placing emphasis on producing high-quality video in New York City, and in its news department--and not just in its Los Angeles studio, which is run by Ze Frank.
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Oct 06, 2016

OH in SF: the kids listen to TED talks in the van on their way to school. It's kind of their thing

Sep 19, 2016

RT @Inc: 8 company headquarters with unique (and just plain weird) design features @lagorio 

Sep 12, 2016

RT @Inc: Hello, eye candy: inside the world's most beautifully designed offices of the year @wheresKR @lagorio 

Aug 23, 2016

What's your worst Siri or Maps mispronunciation ever? Once I was told to turn onto "Malcolm the Tenth" Blvd. 

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