Elevator Pitch: CoinJar

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Asher Tan from CoinJar.


Coke's New Cans: Proof That Nothing In Business Should Be Sacred

If you’ve passed the soft drink aisle in your local supermarket in recent days, you may have noticed that Coca-Cola’s iconic red can has received several face lifts. For the rest of the summer, you will be able to get the can in blue, lime green, pink, purple and orange varieties. This is obviously a blatant gimmick to sell more units; much like last year’s “Share a Coke” campaign. However, we also think it can teach small business owners a valuable lesson when it comes to innovation in the face of tradition.


Five Questions I Wish I'd Asked Before Quitting My Job For A Startup

My steady corporate job was great on paper — it paid well and let me travel the world, but it was also incredibly taxing and limiting. I didn’t want to be a cog in that system. I wanted to run my own business, but I never anticipated the challenges that came with it.


Elevator Pitch: ParentPaperwork

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with cofounder David Eedle from ParentPaperwork.


South Park On Startups: What Cartman Can Teach Us

South Park returned to US TV screens last night, with an episode where the boys launch their own Kickstarter clone because that way they can earn money while doing no work. The picture shows Cartman’s four-step plan for startup success:


Elevator Pitch: KISA

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Dmitry Levin from KISA.


Elevator Pitch: Tinybeans

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with cofounder Eddie Geller from Tinybeans.


Ask LH: How Can I Sell My Domains?

Hey Lifehacker, So I’ve bought a few domains for ideas I’ve decided to build over the years, but these domains are auto-renewing and collecting dust. What’s the most effective way to onsell them so I can recoup my costs and hopefully make a profit?


Elevator Pitch: Social Media Business Boosters

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Max Collins from Social Media Business Boosters.


Ask LH: What Address Should I Use To Register For An ABN?

Hi Lifehacker, Can house renters use their rental address to register for an ABN? I do have a PO box for correspondence. Do I need to tell my landlord about it? My business is online and sells paper goods and stationery.