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Advice - I was doing some keyword research on Google looking for topics that entrepreneurs were looking for answers to, and the number one searched term was "how to start a business.”  I have been writing for over two years now, and just...
CROPR
#NYCTech - Ok, it’s called ‘Instagram.’ So does it make any sense that you take your shot, then it takes how much time and frustration to crop it before you share it on Instagram? With Cropr you can take your screenshot, crop it and...
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Advice - What sparks paradigm-shifting innovation in any business? It’s a special mix of entrepreneur and company, regular in every respect except for having the courage and foresight to make an idea happen that was supposed to be...
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Advice - You can take a few basic steps to significantly limit how Facebook targets ads. That doesn’t mean no ads, but it will mean less eerily specific...
SEAMLESS SEMICONDUCTORS
#NYCTech - Seamless Semiconductors has developed and demonstrated a proprietary "Switched-Mode Signal Processing (SMSP)" technology that, along with the company’s proprietary digital calibration techniques, enables the design of innovative,...
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Advice - Though the words you say clearly are essential when you are trying to book a client or get an investor on board, a lot of how you come across comes down to how you present yourself physically. Yes, we are talking about the importance...
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Resources - Six years following a deep recession, new data has revealed that more American entrepreneurs are launching businesses based on perceived opportunities and a broad optimistic outlook—a group sometimes called opportunity...
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Advice - Steve Blank covers the difference between a board of directors and an advisory board in “Don’t Give Away Your Board Seats.” I’d like to pick up where he left off. Now that you understand the importance of attracting advisers,...
OPPORTUNITY NETWORK
#NYCTech - Sure, it’s good to connect with friends, but Opportunity Network connects companies that belong to accredited organizations with each other for serious deal flow. Anonymously. Seriously. This is where firms in the $50M to...
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Advice - Once, as a twenty-something, newly minted U.S. Marine Corps officer, I was asked by my commanding officer to fill in at a big staff meeting. I was eager to impress this room full of experienced, confident warriors. After all, this...
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Resources - In January 2014, consulting and technology firm Infosys conducted an independent study to learn some key factors about how consumers interact with brands on social media and on websites. The study produced a variety of...
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Advice - "Investing is not a game where the guy with the 160 IQ beats the guy with a 130 IQ.  Once you have ordinary intelligence, what you need is the temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing." -...
NEUROSCOUT
#NYCTech - Neuroscout will offer customers a context-specific brain profile. Here’s what it means, and how it’ll make a difference: these profiles will be made for sports, law enforcement, and other pursuits where fast-paced decision-making...
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Advice - Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. The last thing they can afford is to waste any of these, but in my mentoring and coaching activities, I see it happening all too often. Waste in a...
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Advice - After years of showing prospects the value of a potential solution and being pitched software by various providers, I’ve come up with a short list of what I value in a product demo. Having implemented these tips myself, I can...
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Advice - People are always asking me for an inside tip on Internet sites that will be “the next big thing.” Those are hard, since someone has to invent something innovative, but I do have some views on other ideas whose time has come and...

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