How to PR an IPO

Stock-market debuts generate column inches. But the challenge for comms professionals starts earlier. By Gabrielle Lane, There’s a story in every share price. No-one knows this better than the executives at Snap Inc, the producer of photo-sharing app Snapchat, which was recently dissed in public by two social media superstars in two months. Most notably, …

The Uber problems of fast-growth startups

By Jacqueline Purcell Chart.PR Uber’s CEO just took an indefinite leave of absence after a long string of scandals. When a company is constantly in trouble, look at the leadership. Founder and co-founder companies seem to be especially prone to instability. Many get it right and become a shining example of innovation muddling through exponential growth …