Jul 13

NewCo Announces Shift Dialogs, an Exclusive Video Series Profiling Leading Business Changemakers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, JULY 13, 2016 – NewCo Shift, the business media property founded by Wired, Industry Standard, and Federated Media founder John Battelle, today launched NewCo Shift Dialogs, a new video series featuring in-depth conversations with Fortune 500 executives and leaders of innovative, mission-driven companies. The Shift Dialogs video series serves as a precursor […]

Apr 5

NewCo Launches New Media Property, Joins Medium’s Just Launched Publishing Platform, Announces Weekly Column

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, APRIL 5, 2016 – NewCo, the company whose events and media focus on mission-driven businesses, announced today it will be among the first to join Medium’s just released platform for publishers. This statement comes the same week that the company plans to debut a new weekly column from Editor in Chief and […]

Mar 23

SXSW and Civic Engagement

SXSW Interactive is about tech, of course, but President Obama’ was there to talk civic engagement. The President stated at one point during his interview with Texas Tribune Editor Evan Smith, “Remember, it wasn’t ‘Yes, I can.” It was ‘Yes, we can.’” Obama used the SXSW stage to encourage the world’s creative minds to help […]

Jan 21

San Francisco Academy of Art Students Take NewCoSF by Storm

NewCo is a proud supporter of education. We’ve recently joined the Academy of Art’s newly launched Social Media Center alongside other organizations like Weebly, Flipboard, Fyuse, and Tumblr. The Academy’s Social Media Center “offers a series of social media professional development courses, ranging from content development and strategies, to data analytics and management. It’s where […]

Dec 3

Welcome NewCo Boston, to the NewCo Movement!!

When it comes to revolutionary ideas that are changing the world, Boston’s innovation track record spans nearly four centuries. NewCo is proud to welcome Boston as a host city in 2016, making it the 17th festival on next year’s calendar. “So many are familiar with the iconic academic institutions like MIT & Harvard, as well […]

Nov 24

Join NewCo’s Growing Team: Producer, NewCo Media

We’re hiring! This is a great opportunity for a self-starter based in the San Francisco Bay Area to get in early with a growing editorial team, working directly with talented senior edit staff members at this start-up events and media company. Job Description: Daily production of NewCo Daily items and Company Profiles in WordPress, involving […]

Nov 24

Changing the Way We Work: John Battelle in Conversation with Slack’s Stewart Butterfield

This is an excerpt of a live conversation held on October 5th, 2015 between Stewart Butterfield, Slack Technologies co-founder and CEO, and John Battelle, NewCo co-founder and CEO. The conversation was part of festivities surrounded the fourth annual NewCo San Francisco event, NewCo’s longest running festival. John Battelle: Please welcome Stewart Butterfield. Thank you for […]

Nov 18

Blue Bottle Founder James Freeman Loves His Coffee More Than You Do

This is an edited transcript of a conversation between John Battelle, NewCo Co-founder and CEO, and James Freeman, Blue Bottle Coffee Founder and CEO, at the inaugural NewCo Oakland in October, 2015. John Battelle: It’s my pleasure to speak with James Freeman, the founder and CEO of Blue Bottle Coffee. James’s company has redefined coffee, and it’s […]

Nov 9

LA’s Top Class for Women-Run Orgs

An estimated 36% of US businesses are owned by women, up 8% since 2002. Why are we seeing more female-led businesses? For one, family roles are shifting as more dads opt to stay home with the kids. Add to that the potential that Hillary Clinton might be the next US President and the rise of […]