The supply chain to get food from producer to table is a long, complex one. One of the most critical participants in the chain is the wholesaler. The process of taking orders, managing stock, and purchasing supplies is reliant on tools that were developed 30 years ago. Sweet has built a platform to manage the entire […]
When I started mentoring entrepreneurs and startups a few years ago, I anticipated that I would get mostly tough technical questions, but instead, I more often hear things like: “Where do I start?” I find that the basics are actually the hardest to answer, just like your parents found out when they first tried to […]
The reality is, I’m driven by legacy. Every decision I make is predicated on the long term. It’s not about what’s in my bank account, it’s about how many people will attend my funeral. I want to share my POV because I’m ultimately patient. If there’s one thing I hope becomes evident through my actions, it’s that I’m […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/15/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
For most startups, the path from Seed to Series A is rarely characterized as a smooth journey. As early-stage investors, we believe that two distinct challenges come up for every business as they’re getting off the ground, generally centered around establishing traction at some reasonable scale and establishing the right foundational team to help you […]
Even if you’re shy, you can increase your chances of leaving an event with new connections by making yourself feel more comfortable. As the founder of a large networking organization, I get a lot of questions from people who are shy or introverted, asking how they can make going to a networking event more comfortable. Here are […]
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Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/14/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
The first hires you make will be some of the most important ones. Hiring your first few employees can often be as hard as choosing your co-founders. Especially in the early days of your startup, when you’re often only months from running out of money, hiring the wrong person can be disastrous. Yet it’s hard […]
This one is really interesting and I have been thinking a lot about going deeper into the details to differentiate the articles I am sharing. I want to give you a piece that is going to be all about strategy and reveal some of the most important insights that I have about the difference between […]
Building a startup is hard work for low pay. It’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments and little responsibility. I suspect the real parameters of happiness […]