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 Watch More Courageous Leaders on Vox Courageous Leaders on Twitter Hartley Sawyer on Twitter Dennis Crowley on Twitter Courageous Leaders on Facebook Courageous Leaders on Instagram Hiscox Business Insurance

All Hands • Leap Year Season 1, Ep. 1

Rumored layoffs overshadow Aaron's surprise 30th birthday party. Watch Leap Year from the beginning: Subscribe to Leap Year: Get the soundtrack on iTunes: Leap Year is a Silicon Valley drama series about the founders of "Skype with holograms" startup C3D. Follow: Facebook: Twitter: 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 Copyright © 2012, Hiscox Inc. All rights reserved.