Feb 19

Earnest Lends Based on Potential, Not History

If the American banking system isn’t broken, there are definitely plenty of cracks. Earnest, a self-described “merit-based lender,” can identify those who slip through them. Traditional banks use credit scores to determine if you’re eligible for a loan. Earnest doesn’t believe those scores offer a complete picture. It’s leveraging technology and up to 100,000 data […]

Jan 28

The NewCo Honors Program: Celebrating a New Approach to Business

As we’ve expanded NewCo from its initial festival in San Francisco to more than 15 cities around the world, we’ve been struck by the consistent values binding the companies we choose to highlight. These new kinds of companies share a common culture that celebrates more than profit: They celebrate purpose, openness, and human potential. NewCos […]

Jan 26

The B.S. Meter Every Business Must Overcome

You probably saw Casey Neistat snowboarding through the streets of New York this past weekend. He’s a YouTuber (his choice of title) who sometimes does videos for brands or influencer marketing. He knows that if he tried to make ads that were beautiful and perfect, it wouldn’t work and his fans would know. “I’m not any of […]

Jan 23

Casey Neistat: I am a YouTuber

Did you see the guy riding a snowboard in New York City this weekend? How about magic carpet Aladdin in New York before Halloween? That’s Casey Neistat. His videos online routinely rack up millions of views. Despite the fact that he claims to be the person who created influencer marketing for a Nike-sponsored video that has […]

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 […]