Every entrepreneur believes that their product or service is memorable, and that every customer will quickly see the advantage over competitors. Yet true product differentiation in the eye of the customer is rarely achieved. According to a classic survey by Bain & Company, 80 percent of businesses believe they have differentiated offerings, but only eight […]
Whether we are glued to the TV for a 10 second Olympic race, watching an episode of the Amazing Race, or joining the millions who view each and every Nascar race, it is quite evident that humans love the thrill associated with racing. As we embrace speed in all shapes and sizes, it is time to welcome a new kind of race;
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/18/17. This page will be updated to reflect any new fundings for the day.
This article compares and contrasts the importance of net cash flow versus net profit. It provides a case study to explain what it means to business owners.
The battle lines have been drawn: MillerCoors sued HCL for $100 million after a catastrophic Systems, Applications and Products implementation. A few years back, Oracle and Montclair State University ended up in a two-year legal battle over a $20 million cost overrun for a proposed software implementation. In the annals of enterprise software, these are just a few of […]
This installment of Funded in the Alley is presented by Bond Collective. Leading the way in hospitality and luxury offices space, Bond Collective designs workspaces to empower individuals and companies to be themselves. Rather than fit you into a limited, traditional office environment, Bond 60 Broad features larger 15-50+ person suites customized around your needs: privacy with access […]
Recently, banks across the Ukraine were hit with the “Petya Ransomeware” computer virus. The malware quickly spread to Russia, Spain, and the United States forcing many to pay the criminal’s demand. This comes just weeks after the WannaCry cyber attack spread across 74 nations, completely freezing the British healthcare system for hours. As we approach an […]
Even small businesses have a global reach these days, thanks to the Internet. Thus every entrepreneur and business owner needs to see their market in that context, understanding the global forces that will impact them sooner or later. This impact can be positive, as a huge untapped opportunity, or negative, as a global competitor invades […]
Life is short, and it’s often not worth taking a chance on missing life’s most precious moments. If you are looking to safeguard these important moments, then SURE is for you. SURE, the company that has created episodic insurance, introduces instant mobile insurance that helps you insure a much needed vacation, your wedding, or just […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/17/17. This page will be updated to reflect any new fundings for the day.
In a milestone achievement in the fight for equal pay, NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed a bill in May that prohibits employers from asking about a prospective employee’s salary history. At a high level, the bill states that relying on salary history to determine an employee’s wage perpetuates the gender wage gap. Over the last six months, more […]