The Great Fail

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MoviePass Rolls the Credits

Cinephile and film enthusiast, Stacy Spikes, sought to reinvent the way people watched movies. His answer was MoviePass, a subscription-based service that allowed people to watch any movie, at any theater, at any time for one monthly fee. It was ground-breaking, well-suiting the company to

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How HQ Trivia Crashed

When HQ Trivia went live in 2018, it was an instant hit, generating a tremendous amount of mass appeal and gaining an immediate cult following that went beyond anyone’s expectations. They also had the blessings of the most influential people-from the celebrity-world to the investment

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XFL’s Fatal Fumble

When Vince McMahon announced that he would be creating a new football league—a grittier, more violent, and more entertaining version called the XFL—many seemed to think this idea would be an ultimate touchdown. When the highly anticipated, highly publicized event premiered on NBC in February

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Archegos Capital, A Greek Tragedy

On March 26, 2021, the financial world awoke to the news that rattled some of Wall Street’s biggest players. To the outside world, and at the center of it all were some unfamiliar and obscure names—Archegos Capital and its Founder Bill Hwang. The word on

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Kodak: A Missed Moment

Kodak dominated the consumer photography market for over a century and their downfall seems to be obvious in their inability to adapt to the digital age. But when you look closer at the company’s history, you’ll come to see that ironically what made them so

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Theranos: A Bloody Mess

Theranos’s groundbreaking proprietary technology promised to revolutionize healthcare with just a drop of blood from a finger prick. The company, led by its founder Elizabeth Holmes, would raise over $900 million and become a darling in the tech community. That is until a Wall Street

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Borders’ Final Chapter

When Borders was founded in 1971, it was one of the most pioneering companies in the book business, quickly becoming one of the most dominant players in the space. For 40 years, it was known as one of the retail behemoths, but then came the