Project Entrepreneur Intensive recently took place in Midtown Manhattan. UBS and Rent The Runway Foundation partnered up to create a weekend that unites 200 female entrepreneurs from across the nation. The Intensive consisted of numerous informative workshops and mentorships sessions for female founders to connect, ask questions, get feedback, and perfect their pitching skills. Highlights […]
I made my first real foray into digital commerce back in 2010 when I joined Gilt Groupe’s marketing team. I had been in investment banking prior to that, but having started a small e-commerce bike business in high school, I’ve always been amazed by the ability of the internet to reinvent commerce across new categories. […]
Getting a new job is an exciting process. But often when new employees finish training, they are often not as excited as they were before due to standardized boring training activities that do not address the needs of a modern workforce. 1Huddle is an employee-training platform that uses simple mobile games to train staff in […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 4/18/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
The average length of a funding pitch to angel investors is ten minutes. Even if you have booked an hour with a VC, you should plan to talk only for the first fifteen minutes. The biggest complaint I hear from fellow investors is that startup founders often talk way too long, and neglect to cover […]
In a basement of New York University in 2013, Dr. Sergei Lupashin wowed the room of one hundred leading technology enthusiasts with one of the first indoor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) demonstrations. During his presentation, Dr. Lupashin of ETH Zurich attached a dog leash to an aerial drone while declaring to the audience, “there has to be […]
Dating norms vary from culture to culture and the difference is pronounced among the Asian American community. EastMeetEast was born to cater to English-speaking Asians to date in the US. Stacked with features that serve and understand the dating norms in Asian culture, the app is suited to find matches based on specific criteria that […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 4/17/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Early stage companies have many demands on an employee’s time. From getting the product built to marketing for new customers to getting the capital lined up, it is a never ending battle to fit in all that work in a limited amount of time. But, what I often see is productivity gets squeezed by early-stage entrepreneurs […]
Believe it or not, it pays to think about your exit strategy before you start a business, just like buying a house. Is it an investment, do you want to flip it, or do you plan to live there forever? For entrepreneurs seeking investors like me, it’s especially critical, since investors want to see an exit event […]
You’re confident that your education technology product is going to support student learning and success in the K-12 sector. You’ve assembled your team, and your engineers are ready to go to work. The market research tells you that with the right investment to back your launch and a good dose of sweat equity, your business […]