Tag: Millennial

Farewell, Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy – The New York Times

A few years ago, while on a work trip in Los Angeles, I hailed an Uber for a crosstown ride during rush hour. I knew it would be a long trip, and I steeled myself to fork over $60 or $70.

Instead, the app spit out a price that made my jaw drop: $16.

Experiences like these were common during the golden era of the Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy, which is what I like to call the period from roughly 2012 through early 2020, when many of the daily activities of big-city 20- and 30-somethings were being quietly underwritten by Silicon

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How 2 Millennial Entrepreneurs Plan to Disrupt the NFT Art Market

  • IKONICK, a canvas-art company, blends pop culture and quotes into high-end art millennials love.
  • Now, it plans to disrupt the NFT space. It dropped its first NFT last month, earning $100,000 in sales.
  • The founders spoke with Insider about tapping into the millennial art buyer and the future of NFTs.
  • See more stories on Insider’s business page.

“Dreams weigh more than excuses.”

So says an all-white, bold font splashed across a seesawing elephant and dancing butterfly in a mystical-looking forest. It’s inspirational, colorful, and a bit magical — like a motivational Instagram meme brought to life.

It also happens to

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