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Advice - Every entrepreneur I know is dismayed by the number of friends who approach them with a line such as “I have an even better idea that will change the world, and one of these days I’m going to get around to starting my own...
David Rose Explains Angel Investing
#NYCTech - David Rose is third generation serial entrepreneur as well as a third generation angel investor. Starting in the late 19th century, his grandfather was angel investor for medical equipment like the first portable kidney dialysis...
Hospitals cut costs with ‘creepy’ robots
Business - Hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area are using robots called Tugs to take over many of the everyday tasks involved in tending to patients. The bots are programmed to deliver food and drugs, pick up waste and laundry, and to travel...
Vizo News
#NYCTech - Keeping up with the news is becoming increasingly difficult with the millions of pieces of information that are being thrown at us constantly combined with the demand for our time. Vizo, a newly launched app for the Android and...
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Advice - “Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." -Steve Jobs Continual Connection - Information Overload Time management strategies were developed at a time when people had few communication channels and...
The Wisdom of Teams: Why Teams Matter for Social Media
Business - One of the core texts of management education is Jon Katzenbach and Doug Smith's The Wisdom of Teams. Published in 1993, most of its core tenets remain insightful and useful–even though it describes a world that's 20 years...
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Advice - According to research by Econsultancy and RedEye, 50% of marketers’ personalization strategies are “standalone,” using only on-site data to target content and offers, as opposed to being integrated with data from other digital...
How Curated E-Commerce Brands Can Flourish
Advice - The 27th Episode of the Fashion Is Your Business, featured guest Raed Alawadhi. Raed Alawadhi is a cofounder of the new curated e-commerce website Modern Look. The platform debuted a week before Open Source Fashion’s Freestyle...
Startup KPIs: Words from the Wise
Business - I recently attended a great panel discussion on Startup Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) by The CFO Leadership Council. Chris Hering from NetSuite was the moderator and the speakers were Melissa Stepanis from Silicon Valley...
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Advice - Where you work matters a lot. Do not fall into these traps. The right office space is integral to the success of your company, but finding it is not easy. Identifying these five typical problems will give you a better chance...
Boardvitals
#NYCTech - The Medical Certification and Publishing Market is a $3.6B market. Yet, there are no household names associated with the space.   Board Vitals, hot off a fresh capital raise is planning to change that. The NYC startup is already one...
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#NYCTech - News trending on Twitter. Facebook Instant Articles. Snapchat’s Discover. Technology has taken news and the media to a different level for readers and consumers today. No longer do audiences have to wait for the radio, cable TV or...
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Advertising - “The Reports of My Death Were Greatly Exaggerated” - Advertising (2025) TiVo, AdBlock, banner blindness, viewability and bots have all reportedly killed me. Consumers spoke and wanted me to go away. It’s quite sad that having...
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#NYCTech - Police activity in front of your apartment building?   Obama dining in your neighborhood? Want to know exactly what’s happening in your location, at any given time but don’t know where to go to get this...
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#NYCTech - Fashion entrepreneurs and enthusiasts gathered at the 2015 Social Retail Summit on recently at Ludlow Studios. The summit convened four panels, including Marketing to Men, Aggregators and Curators, Direct-to-Consumer Brands, and...
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Apps - When learning app startup Duolingo started building an online course for a fictional language spoken by a "Star Trek" species known as Klingons, company Chief Executive Luis von Ahn never asked why. Pittsburgh-based Duolingo is a...