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Born in a Bubble, Fast Company Proves It Has Staying Power
May 12, 2014

 Fast Company may have been born in a bubble, but after winning the magazine industry's biggest prize, the innovative business/tech monthly proves it's still got staying power.

At the National Magazine Awards earlier this month, Fast Companytriumphed over titles like New York and The Atlantic to take home the night's biggest prize: Magazine of the Year. Founded in 1995 and currently owned by Mansueto Ventures, Fast Company has expanded its print magazine's focus on business and innovation across a number of different platforms, from digital verticals like Co.Design and Co.Create to live events like the

Surprising Wins at National Magazine Awards
May 5, 2014

The biggest surprise Thursday night at the National Magazine Awards was the first-ever award carried home by Cosmopolitan and its Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles.

Cosmo won in the personal service category for its article "Your Guide to Contraception," beating out six other magazines in the category, including GQ and Money - which actually had two nominations.

Almost as big a surprise was the winner of the Magazine of the Year honors: Fast Company, with Robert Safian as editor and Florian Bachleda as creative director.

Inc. Magazine Integrates Editorial Resources
April 6, 2012

The Move Strengthens Inc.'s Position as the Leader in the Field NEW YORK, April 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mansueto Ventures announced today that Inc. Magazine and Inc. com editorial staffs, previously operating separately, will now be fully integrated. "Given our significant audience growth in the past two years and our readers' growing preference for accessing Inc. through multiple channels, a unified editorial team will better serve the needs of our audience, increase the value we deliver to our customer, and strengthen Inc.'s leadership position in the important small to mid-sized business market" said Bob LaPointe,

Mansueto Giving Fast Company a Boost
November 16, 2009

A year after making widespread cuts at Mansueto Ventures, owner Joe Mansueto is pumping money into flagship Fast Company. With the February issue, Fast Company will get fresh typefaces designed to give it a greater sense of urgency. The magazine hired three new Web editors to build out the site’s design and technology channels while putting more focus on aggregating news from elsewhere.

Latest Mansueto Venture an Online Business Networking Community
October 26, 2007

Mansueto Ventures, publisher of Inc. and Fast Company magazines, announced yesterday the formation of IncBizNet (, which the company says is the first online business networking community and user-generated company database in existence exclusively for private companies. will feature a directory of U.S.-based private companies with data regularly supplied and updated by the companies themselves. This information will include press releases, blogs, local community groups and a directory in which companies can market their products and services. “With the formation of, we created a living network for privately held businesses that is constantly being updated with company information and business ideas,” says

Mansueto’s Fast Company and Inc. Titles Continue Newsstand Growth
August 17, 2007

Mansueto Ventures, publisher of Fast Company and Inc. magazines, announced this week that both magazines experienced significant newsstand sales growth over the first six months of 2007, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation’s (ABC) latest FAS-FAX report. Fast Company ranked sixth out of 260+ consumer magazines in growth of single copy newsstand sales with a 35-percent increase, while Inc. checked in at seventh with a 34.3-percent increase of its own. “The FAS-FAX data reflects the tremendous vitality of Fast Company magazine and Inc. magazine in an environment that has been challenging to the publishing sector,” says John Koten, CEO of Mansueto Ventures. “Investments

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
August 17, 2007

• United Business Media has appointed Jimé Essink as CEO of CMP Asia.• Josie Parnell has been named publisher of Frozen Food Age magazine, a publication of Cygnus Business Media.• Mansueto Ventures, publisher of Inc. and Fast Company, has announced that Christine Osekoski has been promoted to publisher of Fast Company.• Time Inc.’s Southern Progress…

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
May 14, 2007

• PC World editor in chief Harry McCracken resigned over editorial differences with PC World Communications CEO Colin Crawford; McCracken has since resumed his duties as editor in chief, while Crawford has been reassigned to executive vice president, online. • Bryan Robb was named West Coast digital sales manager by Primedia, which also appointed Robert Klein to East Coast digital sales director. • Mansueto Ventures promoted John Tebeau to publisher of Inc. • Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, a division of Publicis Groupe, announced that Nick Colucci has been appointed president and CEO. • Jason Stein was named publisher of Automotive News Europe,

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
April 27, 2007

• The Hollywood Reporter has named Eric Mika senior vice president-publishing director. • Jayson Goldberg resigns as publishing director of Mansueto Ventures’ Inc. and Fast Company, and joins Condé Nast’s Architectural Digest as associate publisher. • Mansueto Ventures names Harold Bolling publisher of Mansueto Digital. • Iain Blackhall is appointed managing director, Europe, Middle East and Asia of McGraw-Hill’s Aviation Week. • Greenspun Media Group names Christine Paskvan Kiely sales manager of Las Vegas Magazine and Barry Berlin account executive for Las Vegas Magazine and LVM2Go. The company also promotes Paul LaRocca to chief marketing officer, Phil Cooper to senior vice president of