Nadav Shoval

Jul 27, 20184m read

Being Mindful of My Weaknesses — and Strengths — Made Me a Better CEO

This piece originally appeared in Thrive Global We live in a digital age — which means you probably assume that I’m writing this on a computer, as most people would. It’s also true, t...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Jul 26, 20185m read

Donald Trump and the Future of Twitter Diplomacy

By Derek Willie There’s no quiet after Donald Trump’s Twitter storms. With every strike of digital lightning comes a firestorm of controversy—flurries of gushing praise and fierce criticis...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Jul 25, 20183m read

With Marvel Absent, Comic-Con Explores Other Corners of the Superhero Genre

By Ben Szurek Every year, a bevy of the nation’s Sci-Fi and Fantasy faithfuls flock to San Diego for a celebration of geekdom — past, present, and future. They meet at San Diego Comic-Co...

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Javier

Jul 24, 20181m read

We Hear You: What We Just Learned From Oprah Winfrey

At Spot.IM, we often discuss the overarching motivations behind our existing and future products. Most of our conversations–somewhat surprisingly–lean philosophical, not technical. T...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Jul 17, 20183m read

“Partners, Not Vendors”: Inside Spot.IM’s Publisher-First Philosophy

By Derek Willie “Partners, not vendors” isn’t the most catchy or aesthetically grabbing line to be printed on a laptop sticker. But despite its relatively bland prosody, Andrew Ahearn choo...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Jul 13, 20183m read

Mixed Reactions as Trump Announces Judge Kavanaugh for SCOTUS

By Ben Szurek These days, I find little time for television. Gone are the middle school nights spent camped in front of the TV for hours on end. Besides the occasional Netflix binge, I find few...

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Nadav Shoval

Jul 02, 20184m read

Spot.IM Manifesto: A Web that Looks More Like All of Us

“A good newspaper… is a nation talking to itself”… is probably more truism than profound reflection. Yet if anyone knew the need for good and honest journalism in the mid...

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Javier

Jun 27, 20182m read

Monday Morning Meeting: How Leadership Wakes Up

Nadav Shoval can’t stop. It’s 9:00 AM in New York, and the team crowds into the conference room to inaugurate the week with a video call from Tel Aviv. Back from a long-awaited soj...

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Javier

Jun 22, 20183m read

Where is Spot.IM going? Visions from the community

At Spot.IM, everyone’s coffee gets brewed at the same time– a fact that might sound like a given at any ordinary start-up. The smaller the company is, the more intimate its comm...

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Javier

Jun 15, 20184m read

Spot.IM Culture: Why Our Interns Chose Us

If you ask Roman Milioti what matters at a start-up, he’ll say culture. The 23-year-old Duke graduate boasts an impressive resume: he’s worked in sales and trading at two major investment ba...

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