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Bieber: Venture Capitalist

August 13th, 2014 by Zack | Comments Off

Bieber: Venture Capitalist

The young pop star earned $108 million in the past two years, and he’s plowing it into companies like Spotify.


Around the World: Part VI

June 17th, 2010 by Zack | 3 Comments

Around the World: Part VI

In which Zack journeys to Hong Kong, Macau, and The Real China.


Around the World: Part V

June 14th, 2010 by Zack | 3 Comments

Around the World: Part V

In which Zack visits Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and, sort of accidentally, Oman.


Around the World: Part IV

June 8th, 2010 by Zack | 1 Comment

Around the World: Part IV

In which Zack travels to Berlin and debunks the myth of the jelly doughnut.


Around the World: Part III

June 5th, 2010 by Zack | 2 Comments

Around the World: Part III

In which Zack becomes aware of German singer Lena and eats questionable meat.


Around the World: Part II

June 4th, 2010 by Zack | 2 Comments

Around the World: Part II

In which Zack shatters dreams in Innsbruck and sees Plastic People in Prague.


Around the World: Part I

May 28th, 2010 by Zack | 2 Comments

Around the World: Part I

Guinness breakfast, French charity, and technical difficulties early in my trip ’round the globe.


California Dreamin’

May 10th, 2010 by Zack | Comments Off

California Dreamin’

My latest published work: roadtripping through California.


David Ortiz Has 99 Problems, Jay-Z is One

April 21st, 2010 by Zack | Comments Off

David Ortiz Has 99 Problems, Jay-Z is One

A few thoughts on the 40/40 fiasco.


Observations From Fantasy Baseball’s Mecca

April 21st, 2010 by Zack | Comments Off

Observations From Fantasy Baseball’s Mecca

Wisdom from the Tout Wars rotisserie auction at Citi Field.


Zack O'Malley Greenburg is a Forbes senior editor and author of the Jay Z biography Empire State of Mind and Michael Jackson, Inc. Zack covers the business of entertainment for Forbes, where he's investigated topics from pension fund scandals to Justin Bieber's venture capital career to the mechanics of Diddy's empire. His work has also appeared in the Washington Post, Billboard, Sports Illustrated, Vibe and McSweeney's; he's served as an expert source for BBC, NPR, MTV, VH1 and CBS's 60 Minutes, and as a speaker at SXSW, TEDx, Harvard and Yale (he graduated from the latter with a degree in American Studies). A recovering child actor, Zack played the title role in the film Lorenzo's Oil (1992). Full bio here.


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