Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Uh oh. A VC firm is funding “agency replacement” software. link

-Madonna’s coconut water obsession leads to a $1.5 million investment in New York drink co. Vita Coco. link


-Coca-Cola wants snowball throwing to be an official Olympic sport. link

-Energy BBDO chief creative officer Dan Fietsam will speak at the Chicago Portfolio School this Friday. Ad/design folks welcome. RSVP here. link

-Now you can trade stock for steaks at Smith & Wollensky. link

-The decades-old Keep Calm Carry On effort’s viral evolution. link

-Few companies have policies in place for employee use of social networks. link

-An entrepreneur pleads Americans to “stand tall for small.” link

-HomeAway’s getting into the Super Bowl mix by unearthing the Griswolds. link

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