I write long and short about business, tech, art and culture.
Like most successful ventures, Humans of New York started when someone took a risk. Brandon Stanton, who runs the blog by himself, launched the project after losing his job as a bond trader in Chicago in 2010.
Zip2 was Elon Musk ’s first company and it sold for $307 million in 1999. For most people, that would be the high point of a lifetime, but Musk looks back on the experience with frustration and disappointment.