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I recently read this terrific blog post by David Skok, an expert on SaaS businesses and a General Partner at Matrix Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Boston. This post included a lot of terrific sales-related benchmarking metrics for SaaS businesses collected by David and The Bridge Group. David was kind enough to allow […]
Savvy entrepreneurs start testing their ideas on potential customers before the concept is even fully cooked. They have enough confidence in their ability to deliver that they don’t worry about someone stealing the idea to get there first, and they don’t forget to listen carefully to critical feedback. They become walking public relations machines for […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/16/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
I’ve met with hundreds of startup founders over the last two years, heard almost every idea possible, and whenever they ask what we invest in, my first response is generally “founders first,” then everything else. At the early seed stage when you generally have a well thought-out idea, maybe an MVP, and hopefully some initial […]
Too many entrepreneurs still believe that “if we build it, they will come.” With today’s overload of information from digital as well as conventional sources, even the best new solutions and services won’t get traction without real marketing. Digital marketing is the cost-effective place to start, utilizing the internet, mobile phones, display advertising, and other […]
“Good writing is good conversation, only more so.” – Ernest Hemingway Not too long ago, my buddy John Barrow invited me onto his Facebook Live show to rap on a topic that was getting a lot of attention with his clients. Sales leaders were asking if he had any tips to help improve the writing acumen of […]
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.