Industry talk, happenings around Character, and the odd creative experiment.
April 6, 2020
From farmers to vendors to restaurants, the people behind The Bay’s hospitality industry make it world-class.
Oura outfits ER workers in SF for early Covid-19 detection
2,000+ emergency medical professionals will be going to work this week in SF wearing the Oura ring in an attempt to identify and monitor the early onset of Coronavirus.
Women In Innovation featured on It’s Nice That
Character speaks to It’s Nice That about the accessible, lo-fi rebrand of Women In Innovation.
Character NY speaks to the podcast Private View(s)
Character NY sat down with Ask Us For Ideas to chat about about branding, ideas and opinions for Private View(s).
Ethos headlines new insurance category in this year's Forbes Fintech 50.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 2, 2019
Myra El-Bayoumi speaks to the podcast How Brands are Built
Care/of tells Coveteur the truth about vitamins
Care/of Founder Craig Elbert gives Coveteur the inside scoop on all things vitamins.
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.
Molekule gains rave reviews for letting people breathe easier
Emmy-winning star Derek Hough can’t praise Molekule enough for its purifying power.
Vogue touts MUTHA as a game-changing beauty product
MUTHA gains a coveted recommendation from Vogue for its clean, pregnancy-safe body products that gained a cult following—and is finally available to the world.
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.
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.
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.