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Rebecca is Battery's vice president of communications and content.

Q&A: How Chatty Pigeons Yona and Yoniel Became the Flo, Gecko of the Israeli Insurance Market

A year-and-a-half ago, IDI Insurance of Israel introduced two animated characters into its advertising that have become hallmarks of the firm’s brand. Powered by Battery…

Q&A, Over Dinner: Tips on Smartly Leveraging the Cloud, Big Data, BI and Open-Source Networking

Last week, Battery brought together six of the industry’s top global enterprise-IT CEOs and founders with a group of noted technology journalists for a dinner…

Video: HotelTonight’s Sam Shank on “Mobile Only”, and the App Store as the New SEO

HotelTonight’s Co-Founder and CEO Sam Shank sits down with Battery’s Jeff Lu to discuss HotelTonight’s recent growth, international expansion and “mobile only” business strategy.


Powered by Battery: Your Reading Guide

Welcome to Powered by Battery, a new source of ideas, insights and introductions for entrepreneurs seeking to smartly grow their businesses.

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Ralph Loura, newly named CIO of Clorox, in the Wall Street Journal

Video: Sprig’s Gagan Biyani on Taking the Ego out of Entrepreneurship

In part two of Jeff Lu’s interview with Sprig CEO Gagan Biyani, Biyani focuses on the importance of listening to your customer, and realizing that…



Video: Jeff Lu Quizzes the CEO of Sprig, the Of-the-Moment, San Francisco Food-Delivery Service

A nutritious, locally sourced and tasty hot meal? Ordered from your mobile device and delivered to your door in about 20 minutes–for $10? That’s the…

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