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Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/21/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
An entrepreneur is literally “one who creates a new business.” The best new businesses are ones that have never been done before, so mastering creativity and recognizing creativity are key skills and mindsets. But how does one recognize and nurture creativity in a person or team? In researching this question, I reviewed a classic book […]
Providing strong support to your customers after their purchase is one of the most effective ways to build a good relationship. The power of positive relationships should never be underestimated, especially if you care about things like creating a loyal customer base and generating positive reviews and word-of-mouth advertising. I am close with many of […]
Private equity and venture capital investors are copying our sisters in the hedge fund and mutual fund world: we’re trying to automate more of our job. But we’re doing it slowly. VCs tout themselves as frontier technology investors, but most are using the same infrastructure tools they have used for the past 20+ years: Excel […]
This past week, a robotic first happened: ABB’s Yumi robot conducted the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra in Pisa, Italy. The dual-armed robot overshadowed even his vocal collaborator, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. While many will try to hype the performance as ushering in a new new era of mechanical musicians, Yumi’s artistic career was short-lived as it […]
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of a VC, a series of interviews in which we speak with Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Brad Feld, cofounder of Foundry Group and cofounder of Techstars. He is also the author of several books that are considered bibles for the betterment of the entrepreneurial and tech […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/20/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Plated, the meal kit company, founded in 2012 by Nick Taranto and Josh Hix has been acquired by super market behemoth Albertsons. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hix remarked, “Joining Albertsons Companies presents an amazing opportunity to accelerate our positive impact on the future of food in America by making fresh, delicious food more […]
Is there a difference in how you should pitch investors from East Coast to West Coast (or Silicon Alley vs. Silicon Valley)?
Early-stage entrepreneurs rightly keep their focus on creating an innovative product or service. After celebrating success at that level, they often find themselves ill-prepared to move to the next stage, for scaling their business into a high-performing enterprise. That’s where I see too much entrepreneur burnout, growth plateaus, and founders being replaced, to their chagrin. […]