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Advice - We are talking about angel investors here, meaning people who invest their own money in early-stage startups for a share of the equity. These people are highly focused on investment areas they know, which have a large opportunity for...
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Tech - When Google went public 10 years ago, co-founder Larry Page said he wanted to get his search engine’s users “out of Google and to the right...
SAILO
#NYCTech - It was only a matter of time before boating became part of the sharing economy. Now Sailo has made it an idea whose time has come. Enough of this cruise around Manhattan and three-hour tour schwa. Sailo let’s you rent your own...
Behind Every Great Entrepreneur Is a Great Comeback Story
Advice - One tends to forget, but 25 years ago things were really different. Your phone and computer—if you had one—were just tools, no more or less sexy than a filing cabinet. There was also no such thing in America as a real café, a...
15 people need to knwo about in nyc advertising
#NYCTech - New York is an advertising town. Always has been, and the way that the AdTech companies here are changing up the game, it may well always will be. And lest we forget, a number of the New York based adtech pioneers of the Web 1.0...
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Advice - One of the top reasons companies fail is that they run out of money. That seems easy to avoid, right? Oddly enough, many entrepreneurs do not have clarity around their revenue sources and even fewer have a strong grasp of their...
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Advice - Getting a new business off the ground is never easy.  Increase your chances of success by avoiding these common business plan mistakes:   1. Giving top-down financial projections Don’t base your entire business plan on...
GAMEPLAN
#NYCTech - You know construction. If something can go wrong, it will go wrong. It’s no wonder: with all of the moving parts, vendors and workers working from different locations and on different part of the projects, how do you keep it all...
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Cool Tech - IBM has developed a microchip that simulates functions of neurons, synapses and other features of the brain to perform calculations.
POSHLY
#NYCTech - Poshly builds personalization technologies that connect beauty brands with consumers, but the real beauty of the platform is the way that the company is collecting data. Think hyper-personal. Poshly members discover beauty products...
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Bitcoin - More federal regulators are sounding alarms on Bitcoin warning that if you use the virtual currency, “you are on your own.” Priya Anand joins...
PIPs
#NYCTech - Ok, so you don’t actually earn airline rewards points, but PIPs does reward citizens for conscious behaviors that drive social impact related to health, community, and environment. How cool is that? A finalist in the learn and...
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Advice - Anyone who's been around social media for longer than about a week has probably heard of buying Twitter followers (or Instagram followers, or Facebook likes, etc.) Although the idea of buying followers is tempting to many (especially...
JALAK JOBANPUTRA
#NYCTech - Jalak Jobanputra is a venture capitalist specializing in digital media, enterprise software, broadband infrastructure, healthcare IT, mobile & Internet – among other sectors. Jobanputra is currently a founding Partner at...
Sales for Startups-The Best Sales Methodology
Advice - A friend recently asked if I had any recommended sources for learning about strategic account selling, the type of selling you do when targeting big companies. Over the years, I have been trained on a number of methodologies and...

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