If you are one of the many professionals still trapped between jobs by circumstances outside your control, or are about to dump the loser job you have now, you should be actively defining and starting your own business, in parallel with looking for that ideal job. Let me explain why this is a win-win deal, no matter […]
Despite the expansiveness of our government, we still rely heavily on philanthropy to benefit millions of American families. Given this reality, isn’t it a shame that non-profits don’t readily have access to the best fundraising technology available? Thankfully, Give Lively has arrived. A launchpad for digital products for social good, Give Lively provides non-profits with […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/14/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new funding.
About four months ago, during a conference call I held with four crypto thought leaders, I saw the Crypto light. Some refer to the light as Decentralization. Others call it Blockchain. I refer to it as Crypto. The Crypto light is so shiny, so luminous, I can’t divert my eyes. Over the last four months, I’ve met […]
Over the last couple of years, I have had the privilege of overseeing more than three million cold email messages. Unfortunately, most of them fail miserably. Why Most Cold Emails Fail If your cold emails look like this, you are doing it wrong: “Hi Justin, hope you’re doing well! Can we schedule a short meeting to discuss […]
A few months back, I received an RFP (request for proposal) from a well known music tech startup in desperate need of new funding. In my pitch, I proposed that the company needed to pivot towards a more lucrative revenue stream to secure new funding. “Ha, no.” was the only response Relax, Pivoting Won’t Kill […]
Everyone in business loves to complain about their boss, and a classic Gallup study found that 50 percent of current employees have left at least one job in their career to get away from a bad manager. When asked for clarification, the most common reason seems to be a managers lack of clarity in setting expectations, which […]
City living is expensive and housing is at the top of the expense list. One of the ways to soften the blow is to find roommates to minimize costs. However, finding the ideal roommate is not always easy, especially in a city like New York. First you may think to turn to your friends and […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/13/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new funding.
New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. This approach, popularly known as “glocalization,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. Recognizing this is as much […]
Entrepreneurial women aren’t all alike, but our collective experiences have plenty of overlap. Like all entrepreneurs, we start our businesses because we have an idea to share with the world. We have a solution with the potential to offer something new to the market. Driving that solution is a vision, especially in service-based businesses. My career […]