How an Insurance Company Made a Hit Web Series About Taking Risks

by Amanda Walgrove
Since insurance companies are in the business of avoiding risk, you might not expect one to teach you to face your fears by jumping into unpredictable situations. But that’s exactly what Hiscox Small Business Insurance is doing with its six-part docu-series, “Courageous Leaders.” Last year, the UK-based company launched “Encourage Courage,” an initiative to motivate small-busi ...Read the full article

How Foursquare's Dennis Crowley Tinkered a Bad Week Into 50 Million Users

Getting laid off and evicted in the same week would be discouraging for most people. But Foursquare Co-founder, Dennis Crowley isn't most people. ______________ Courageous Leaders with Hartley Sawyer is an original docuseries featuring interviews with entrepreneurial risk takers who've made the leap and made it happen. Presented by Hiscox Business Insurance. #EncourageCourage http://encouragecourage.com Watch More Courageous Leaders on Vox http://watchcourageousleaders.com Courageous Leaders on Twitter http://twitter.com/CourageLeaders Hartley Sawyer on Twitter http://twitter.com/TheBigHTonight Dennis Crowley on Twitter http://twitter.com/Dens Courageous Leaders on Facebook http://facebook.com/CourageLeaders Courageous Leaders on Instagram http://instagram.com/courageleaders Hiscox Business Insurance http://encouragecourage.com


All Hands • Leap Year Season 1, Ep. 1

Rumored layoffs overshadow Aaron's surprise 30th birthday party. Watch Leap Year from the beginning: http://goo.gl/FBvHz Subscribe to Leap Year: http://goo.gl/Wd0qC Get the soundtrack on iTunes: http://goo.gl/4mswY Leap Year is a Silicon Valley drama series about the founders of "Skype with holograms" startup C3D. Follow: Facebook: http://facebook.com/leapyeartv Twitter: http://twitter.com/leapyeartv Starring: As AARON -- Yuri Baranovsky As BRYN -- Alexis Boozer As DEREK -- Wilson Cleveland As OLIVIA -- Daniela DiIorio As JACK -- Drew Lanning As LISA -- Rachel Risen As GLEN -- Dustin Toshiyuki Guest starring: CRAIG BIERKO (Cinderella Man, Sex and the City) EMMA CAULFIELD (Once Upon a Time, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) ELIZA DUSHKU (Dollhouse, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) JOSHUA MALINA (Scandal, The West Wing) JULIE WARNER (Dexter, Tommy Boy) STEVEN WEBER (Studio 60, Wings) Created by: Wilson Cleveland, Vlad Baranovsky, Yuri Baranovsky Directed by: Yuri Baranovsky, Justin Morrison Written by: Vlad Baranovsky, Yuri Baranovsky Executive Producer: Wilson Cleveland Producers: Vlad Baranovsky, Yuri Baranovsky, Justin Morrison, Dashiell Reinhardt Associate Producer: Garrett Law Consulting Producer: Eliza Dushku Full Leap Year cast and crew on IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1865801 Copyright © 2012, Hiscox Inc. All rights reserved.