Everyone knows innovation is important, but does anyone know why?
Mark Peter Davis has a motto that he lives by: “The more you give, the more you get.” With more than fifteen years of experience, Davis has certainly given his fair share of contributions to the Venture Capital world, and to the startup community in New York. Throughout his career, Davis has cofounded numerous startups […]
There’s a lot of fun that can be found in being an entrepreneur, but it’s even more fun you’re successful. Energy and empathy – meaning, an understanding of the customer – are just two talents companies look for when deciding the possibility of success. Investing in a startup has changed over the years with the […]
With more than 10 years of startup experience, Andrew C. Micthell describes himself as a “Venture Capital enthusiast rooting for upstart consumer brands.” Mitchell’s most recent success has been as the founder of Brand Foundry Ventures in February 2014. The company is an early stage Venture Capitalist firm focused on the consumer sector. Mitchell’s work […]
As it turns out, it’s “really, really hard” to be an entrepreneur. At least, that’s the argument that long-time entrepreneur and founder of Foundation Cap Steve Vassallo makes. The most important thing that anyone who is getting started in a business can do is to understand his or her motivation. “It’s profoundly important for you […]
William Peng has let nothing stopping him from reaching his entrepreneurship goals. As the current General partner at Red Swan Ventures, Peng has applied his “Expect nothing. Earn everything” attitude to move quickly up the ranks of the venture capitalist world in New York. With a degree in operations research and financial engineering from Princeton […]
Alley and Valley start-up differences only begin with their coastal locations. This is why NYC-based Tapad and SF-based Quantcast teamed up to figure out just how similar the two startups meccas were. Their findings show that NYC startups drink 200 more milliliters of caffeine than their Valley counterparts. However, 63% of Valley startups take […]