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Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneur Media’

Jason Fell Promoted to Managing Editor of Entrepreneur.com

JasonFellHeadshotAlthough entrepreneur.com and Entrepreneur magazine are headquartered in Irvine, California, there is a growing presence on the east coast. The company has sales, administrative, print design and online editorial people in New York City, with plans to hire more. Currently, there are 13 entrepreneur.com editorial staffers here.

Among them is Jason Fell, who was promoted last week from technology editor to managing editor. Talking Biz News had the internal memo from editorial director Ray Hennessey:

Jason has been a key part of Entrepreneur Media’s growth, helping to build and lead our technology coverage since 2010. Before that, he was at FOLIO: for several years…

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Entrepreneur Seeks Dismissal Of $178 Million Negligence Case

entrepreneur.pngYesterday, Entrepreneur filed a motion with a federal court in New York seeking to dismiss a case filed against the magazine last month.

The suit, filed by 87 individuals, accused Entrepreneur of gross negligence for including Agape World on its Hot 100 list in its May 2008 issue. According to the complaint, the plaintiffs invested money in Agape after seeing the company on Entrepreneur‘s list. Agape’s CEO, Nicholas Cosmo, was later arrested and the company was revealed to be a Ponzi scheme. The plaintiffs are seeking $178 million from Entrepreneur‘s publisher, Entrepreneur Media.

In its motion seeking dismissal of the suit, Entrepreneur pointed out that its Hot 100 list is not supposed to be used as a basis for investment strategy.

“The ‘Hot 100 at a Glance’ was offered as informative material to a general audience of readers and neither draws any conclusions nor makes any recommendations to its readers, as to the financial suitability of an investment in any of the listed companies,” the motion explained.

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