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A new kind of agent could help creators navigate and negotiate a rapidly evolving landscape

‘Diogenes With Lantern at Market Square’ by Jan Victors (1619–1676)


No Mercy No Malice

The economic flood gates are about to open wide

A huge ocean wave breaks along the coast.
A huge ocean wave breaks along the coast.
Photo: Luis Ascenso/CC BYY 2.0


The death of Indie.vc spells the end of a movement that valued steady profits over breakneck growth

Photo: Mimi Haddon/DigitalVision/Getty Images


Nick Huber is leading a growing entrepreneurial movement that’s anti-unicorn—and pro-plumbing

A close-up portrait of Nick Huber with 2D illustrations of paintbrushes, buckets, arrows, and hammers surrounding his face.
A close-up portrait of Nick Huber with 2D illustrations of paintbrushes, buckets, arrows, and hammers surrounding his face.
Photo illustration by Rob Dobi for Marker


‘Following his Instagram is like taking a master class in launching business ventures’

Dwayne Johnson attends the premiere of Sony Pictures’ “Jumanji: The Next Level” on December 9, 2019.
Dwayne Johnson attends the premiere of Sony Pictures’ “Jumanji: The Next Level” on December 9, 2019.
Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/FilmMagic/Getty Images




Avoid the danger of filling all your early leadership roles with C-level and VP-level titles

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Number of the Day

A new batch of entrepreneurs are starting up companies as unemployment rises

Marker Number of the Day: 111,680 — How many new businesses were formed in the second week of August, a 69% YOY increase
Marker Number of the Day: 111,680 — How many new businesses were formed in the second week of August, a 69% YOY increase
Image source: Tyler Franta/Unsplash


Everyone claims to be an expert, but can they really help you build your business?

A group of miniature builders trying to erect and pull a giant gold key.
A group of miniature builders trying to erect and pull a giant gold key.
Image: Paper Boat Creative/Stone/Getty Images

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