STRIVE INFLUENCERS

Kalanick Uber

Travis Kalanick Resigns as Uber CEO: Lessons in How Not to Run a Company

Travis Kalanick has been synonymous with transforming the face of modern urban transportation world over. He took a simple idea of having a cab...

So Who is Hasan Minhaj that Roasted Trump at the White House Correspondents’ Association...

Who knew a Muslim Indian-American would be performing at the 2017 White House Correspondent's Dinner for Trump's Administration (in Minhaj's words "Orange man who...
Kevin Durant

Story of Strive: Kevin Durant Named Finals MVP After Warriors’ Title Win

On Monday night at Oracle Arena, Kevin Durant proved he is not just a match winner but a true champion as well. Golden State...

Billboard Music Awards 2017: Drake, the Story Behind the Winner

Aubrey Drake Graham, better known by his stage name Drake, is a Canadian rapper, songwriter, singer, actor, and record producer. At the Billboard Music...
Anderson Cooper Strive

Story of Strive: Anderson Cooper & the Best ‘Covfefe’ Tweets

Anderson Cooper recently regaled us showcasing a series of countertweets in response to the now epic covfefe tweet from the President. Cooper has been...
Southwest Strive

Story of Strive: Southwest’s 72-Hour $100 Round-Trip Sale

Southwest Airlines has brought back its twice-a-year-fare sale. They are offering fares below $100 for dozens of the carrier’s shortest routes. The sale isn’t...

Stories of Strive in the 2017 AT&T Byron Nelson PGA Tour

Whether it’s a legendary golfer attempting to maintain their reign or a new golfer trying to make a mark in the challenging sport, the...

Katy Perry’s Strive to Prominence

Finally, the fashion industry’s most awaited night descended upon us with all its glitter and glamour, leaving us dazzled and enamored. The 2017 Met...
Bette Midler

Story of Strive: Bette Midler’s Hilarious Speech at the Tony Awards

There she was again at the Tony Awards after first winning an award there more than 30 years ago. The undisputed queen of the...

STRIVE STORIES FROM THE COMMUNITY

How a Brain Aneurysm Turned Rich Palmer From a Job Seeker...

“Throughout the experience—and continuing through today—I am compelled to persevere. I keep a steady head and go as fast as possible in the right...

How Hair Inspired Ama Karikari-Yawson’s Entrepreneurial Journey

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” — Jack Canfield This quote has hugely inspired Ama Karikari-Yawson who is the Founder of Milestales. Ama...

Jesse Harrison Overcomes Social Anxiety to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

"The success snowballs and motivates you to persevere." — Jesse Harrison, Founder and CEO, Employee Justice Legal Team Jesse Harrison has suffered from social anxiety for...

How Melissa Smith, After Losing Her Husband, Took Control of Her...

"If you want it bad enough, willing to take the harsh criticism and failures, keep working until you find the right problem and solution....

Sandy Stein: The Flight Attendant Who Soared Higher Than Any Flight

"Believe in yourself and go for it when others tell you 'you can’t' just because they can’t." — Sandy Stein, Founder, Finders Key Purse, www.finderskeypurse.com Sandy Stein...

Superstorm Sandy Took Away Everything Except BJ Dowlen’s Indomitable Spirit

"My advice to anyone is to be relentless and have single-minded focus on your goals, and nothing will stop you!" – BJ Dowlen, Founder, Bodyworks...

Aneela Idnani Overcomes Her Disorder of Pulling Her Hair

"My advice to others trying to make a positive change in their lives: awareness is the key. You cannot change what you don't know...

Dr. Aditi Jha Achieves Her Fitness Goal by Shifting the Gym...

"It boosts my confidence when others marvel at the effect it had on me and I'm happy to inspire others." -- Dr Aditi Jha, MD...

Krisha Young Talks About How Love Helped Her Lose 60 lbs

"It wasn’t until I got very uncomfortable by learning to love myself. After spending over three decades hating on myself almost daily, this was...

Adriana Smith Achieves Fitness Goal by Doing the Uncomfortable — Becoming...

"If you’re thinking about taking on a goal that may appear too crazy, too extreme, or too unlike you, ask yourself if you’d regret...

Brian Wong: The Man Who Made Us Love Mobile Ads

“Visionaries, game changers and disruptors all share one thing in common -- their ability to embrace the uncomfortable. Strive is for anyone who wants...

Francis Tapon: How the World Became His Oyster

"Scott Amyx's book injects you with a secret sauce that will compel you to be bold and disrupt yourself. His advice about the importance...

Here’s How AI Benefits Companies

The recent years have witnessed unprecedented interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and associated technologies. After...

Biome Science Attracting VC Money into Agriculture

Agriculture holds the key to a sustainable and prosperous future. With farming occupying 10 percent...

Big Breakthrough in Soft Robotics Makes Life-like Robots Possible

Recent years have seen big advances in Robotics. Soft Robotics, a Robotics sub-field dealing with...

Pi Charger is Taking Wireless Charging to the Next Level

A significant number of smartphones are now able to charge wirelessly. Google Nexus 7, Blackberry...

Breakdown of Internet of Things Security Features for Embedded Devices

Perhaps the big elephant in the room when it comes to the Internet of Things...

Walmart Plans to Stock Your Fridge Even if You Are Not Home

Walmart, the retail giant, is not resting on its laurels. It is embracing technology to...

Nvidia’s Radical Move to Release AI Chips Design to Open Source

Open source has revolutionized and democratized the software in a big way. Hardware world, though,...

Quantum Computing Series, Part 1: IoT Challenges

In this series, I explore strategic opportunities in quantum computing and how it can give...

Walmart Using IoT and AI to Usher in Future of Retail

Walmart is the undisputed king of retail for decades. The recent years have ­­witnessed meteoric...

How Satellite Communication is Enabling Global Coverage for IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) is all about connectivity. According to Gartner, more than 20 billion...

3D-Printing Assures Fresh Fruit Delivery

A 3D-printing device could be the answer to ensure that fruits are fresh during transport. Swiss...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink: Potential to Transform the World

Neuralink is the perfect marriage between the human brain and a computer. Elon Musk announced...

Robotics Process Automation Might be the New Magic Mantra in B2B FinTech

B2B FinTechs are looking at robotics process automation (RPA) to empower their finance executives by...

Walmart and Google Partner to Take Amazon Head-on

Google and Walmart are joining forces and setting their sights on beating Amazon. And how...

A Sneak Peek at Apple’s Tech Offering for Next 10 Years

Apple has been the flag bearer of innovation since the day it was launched. Apple...