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February 14, 2020

Ethos headlines new insurance category in this year's Forbes Fintech 50

Client Press

Core Wellness honored by Time and Good Housekeeping at CES 2020

The Core Meditation Trainer—an honoree for a CES 2020 innovation award—left Vegas this week as an editor’s pick at Good Housekeeping and one of Time’s 25 Best Products of CES 2020.

Client Press

Apostrophe closed a $6 million seed round in its pursuit of having dermatologist care on demand

Apostrophe announced the close of a $6 million seed round led by SignalFire, with participation from FJ Labs.

Client Press

DoorDash ranks among the fastest growing brands in 2019

DoorDash makes the list of brands that saw the biggest jump in purchasing consideration this year.

Client Press

Spin retains the right to joyride in DC

Spin was selected as one of four scooter companies to continue its operations in the nation’s capital in 2020, beating out major players like Lime, Bird, Bolt, and Razor.

Character Press

Myra El-Bayoumi speaks to the podcast How Brands are Built

Character Head of Strategy Myra El-Bayoumi speaks to the podcast How Brands Are Built about leading the studio’s strategy efforts, her prior experience at “the big shops,” and how to blow up the creative process to better solve client problems.

Client Press

Care/of tells Coveteur the truth about vitamins

Care/of Founder Craig Elbert gives Coveteur the inside scoop on all things vitamins.

Client Press

Alphabet’s Wing makes first commercial drone deliveries in the US

Alphabet’s Wing becomes the first drone delivery company to get federal approval to begin US drone deliveries, starting with a “cough and cold packs” pilot program alongside FedEx Express and Walgreens.

Client Press

Molekule gains rave reviews for letting people breathe easier

Emmy-winning star Derek Hough can’t praise Molekule enough for its purifying power.

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Client Press
October 4, 2019

Vogue touts MUTHA as a game-changing beauty product

Perspective

Ben Pham takes the stage at TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF Conference

Character Co-Founder Ben Pham speaks to TechCrunch at Disrupt SF about building brands that get attention.

Client Press

Spin launches a new gen scooter and expands to 100 cities and campuses

Spin’s newest third-generation scooter boasts a sturdier frame, better braking, bigger tires, and longer-lasting battery to improve the riding experience as it expands operations to 100 cities and campuses by the end of 2019.

Client Press

Rothy’s continues its explosive growth and cult status

Forbes looks at how Rothy’s, the ‘next billion dollar startup,’ maintains its cult status and competitive edge in a sea of copycats.

Perspective

Tish Evangelista argues for branding’s moral responsibility

Character Co-Founder Tish Evangelista tells Fast Company why branding can’t be superficial and why designers have a moral responsibility through their work.

Client Press

Navigator reimagines your Chief of Staff with its AI chatbot

Navigator raises $12 million in Series A funding to explore how AI-enabled assistants can help teams work and communicate more efficiently.

Perspective

Ben Pham talks to TechCrunch as a Verified Expert Brand Designer

Character Co-Founder Ben Pham speaks to Tech Crunch about Character’s 20 years in business, collaborating with mission-driven founders, and how relationships define the studio.

Perspective

Gabby Lord gets honest with Creative Mornings

Character Senior Designer Gabby Lord speaks on the topic of honesty to a rapt crowd at Creative Mornings in Sydney, Australia.