Quantcast
AlleyWatch Daily Pulse Email   

48331634_71df91501e_z
Advice - The idea of using your own software is nothing new. Ever since Paul Maritz sent an email to a Microsoft manager to increase the internal use of Microsoft’s products, the term has stuck in tech circles. It certainly seems reasonable...
5209796269_23b3c744ca_z
Advertising - If you are an entrepreneur today and are not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. But, contrary to what most people preach, it isn’t entirely free. Most social media outlets don’t...
5615147628_9f6d390e99_z
Advice - Every new technology that reaches the workplace arrives with an explicit promise to help people become more productive. So a full generation into the digital revolution you’d think that individual productivity would be soaring;...
9083765513_117ab533e2_z
Advice - When you’re an entrepreneur, you’re busy working every day to find your way, build your product or services, grow your company and achieve your goals. Unless you’re a financial whiz, it’s not always easy to also work out your...
2288775081_e835759c7e_z
Advice - If you define your self-worth as an entrepreneur by how busy you are, it’s time to find another lifestyle. We all know people who are extraordinarily busy, but never seem to accomplish anything. For survival, entrepreneurs need to...
44688168_5c110a1ab7_z
Advice - Entrepreneurship consists of two types of enterprises, SME and IDE. The differences between the two are that latter focuses on a global market, while the first focuses on local markets. Small/Medium Enterprises (SME) focus on the...
392327999_32c414e4f5_z
#NYCTech - Recently, The New York Code + Design Academy hosted “Women in Tech Lecture Series” at their headquarters in New York City. The guest of the night was Joy Marcus, the CEO of Bloglovin, a site where people can find blogs of varying...
13903392000_6a79e0c15a_z
Advice - There could be a number of reasons why a few startups work their way up and many just fail to exist. Some say “luck” works. Well, I say it all depends on your actions. Take a look at case studies of startups, and you will know...
9111274504_a36b31d24d_z
Advice - I belong to a great science fiction writer’s meetup here in the bay area and we have a problem. If you’ve never participated in such a group, the format is simple: each month a few members submit pieces they have written, and...
6918238719_14da811d67_z
Advice - When you get a new computer, tablet or mobile phone, what do you do with your old device? If you dump it in a desk drawer or storage closet, you could be at risk of extreme gadget obesity. What is extreme gadget obesity? It’s a...
5892370335_f363c81611_z
Advice - “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” — Thomas Jefferson I was recently at a startup event here...
6685453991_4663fa95b4_z
Advice - M-dot sites aren’t dead, just dying. A recent report released by Pure Oxygen Labs surveyed the Internet Retailer 500 Guide (2014) and found use of m-dot sites for ecommerce dropped from 79 percent in 2013 to 59 percent, with...
6489623615_a330c191fb_z
Advice - Previously, I wrote about the importance of planning ahead for proof-of-concept marketing based on my first-hand experience seeing the same consistent mistakes being made by the hundreds of startups calling Red Rocket for...
10593863736_6c1f11f635_z
Advice - In the beginning, all businesses are just people playing out an idea. It’s never the other way around —  there is no idea so big that it doesn’t need people to make it succeed. Investors know this, hence the saying “Bet on...
13 Things You Need To Know About Ruby On Rails3_EG
Advice - Recently, Skillcrush launched the brand new Ruby on Rails Blueprint.What is Rails? How is it different than Ruby on Rails? How hard is it? Is it a programming language? What do I need to know before I learn Ruby on Rails?I had a TON...
3427550612_c9069d214e_z
Advice - I first heard the term “traction” in 2010 when I returned to New York City and stepped into the city’s VC world.  For me, it was a new concept.  Perhaps because English is my second language, I naively defined  the word along...

You are seconds away from signing up for the hottest list in Silicon Alley!

Don't miss any of the stories shaping entrepreneurship. Sign up today.