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Advice - The future is bright for journalism, but not for the old breed of journalists I was recently at a dinner convened around the future of media that included a handful of journalists and a good variety of individuals involved in the...
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Apps - Thousands of irrelevant messages, inefficient search, full inboxes, missed calendar appointments—we all rely on email at work, but it's hardly ideal. In fact, it could be worse than that, with some arguing it's the cause of...
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#NYCTech - Recently, David Chang – the wildly popular celebrity chef behind Momofuku – moved into the world of tech. He’s elected to become the “Chief Culinary Officer” for the new food delivery app, Maple, which will launch in New...
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Op-ED - The lofty valuations of some startups have come into question lately, with a few noted venture capitalists arguing over ride-sharing service Uber in particular. Bill Gurley, who led investments in many noteworthy tech start-ups,...
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Op-ED - The topic of diversity in tech continues to make national headlines. In nearly every instance, the conversation is about the efforts underway in Silicon Valley. Even the region’s most recognized accelerator, Y Combinator made USA...
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Op-ED - We live in an age where a savvy entrepreneur in Burlington or Omaha can create good jobs at a good profit by marketing a new idea or product through the Internet to a worldwide audience. Through an uninhibited flow of data, the...
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Advice - For years, “Google” has been synonymous with “great startup culture.” But today, employee-reviews site Glassdoor has released its list of Top 25 Companies for Culture and Values – and, in a shocking upset, Google is not at...
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Op-ED - Founders Fund Partner Peter Thiel tells Dennis Berman that technology policy should be informed by scientific expertise rather than...
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Op-ED - Through its myriad media mechanisms, Google has access to a worrying amount of our data - but even more than that, it has an unprecedented number of our thoughts, art and ideas at its fingertips. Is Google stealing our...
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Op-ED - Over the last several months, our team has been taking a close look at other ecosystems as we contemplate expansion beyond our New York roots. As part of our research, we are chronicling some of our experiences as we have been...
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Op-ED - Billionaire investor Mark Cuban told CNBC on Wednesday he believes IBM is now a financial engineering company, not a tech company anymore. "They have no vision. What they've evolved into is a company that does [arbitrage] on...
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Op-ED - In a recent blog post Dr. Helen Smith raised a question about the differences between men and women in business. She asked, if women are more risk averse than men in business, will they be less successful? Now, as a matter of full...
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Op-ED - Silicon Valley's highfliers often seem to be living an even more charmed life than their fellow one-percenters when it comes to public image. You just don't usually hear the names of Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer or even Larry...
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#NYCTech - It was not so much a debate as a "frank exchange." I was exchanging emails with the founder of one of the larger startup pitch conferences. He had asked me if I would promote his event with some of the DreamIt startups who are...
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Op-ED - It’s hard to escape the news of the tech skills gap. Everywhere we look in the media we are being told of the number of jobs available in the tech industry and the shortage of workers with the right skills to fill them. For almost...
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Op-ED - In early August, startup investor George Zachary gave a presentation to his partners at Charles River Ventures, with data pointing to one conclusion: We're in a bubble. Only his data had nothing to do with inflated valuations among...

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