You can’t survive as an entrepreneur without resilience, because you are going to fail at least once, maybe multiple times. That’s the nature of trying something that’s never been done before. Resilience means not giving up, and being energized by what you have learned. As Thomas Edison said, “I have not failed. I have just found ten […]
MAZ is a cloud-based suite of tools to manage all the aspects of content logistics, specifically distribution, from a single user-friendly dashboard. Premier publishers like Bloomberg and Condé Nast are already using the software, and most recently the new WIRED app for Apple TV was built completely with MAZ, requiring absolutely no coding. AlleyWatch sat […]
The influencer market is huge thanks to platforms like Snapchat and Instagram. In June, Instagram reached 1B active users – during September 2017 it had 800M active users. According to a recent study conducted by Mediakix, over $500M is spent on influencer marketing and in the next 5 years, this number is projected to be […]
The most valuable assets of a new startup are the people on the team, and the most challenging task of the entrepreneur and team leaders is to spend their leadership time and energy productively. Cash isn’t always the scarcest resource startups have to invest – more often it’s the leadership capital of under-experienced and over-stretched […]
This an exciting time for creatives everywhere because new applications for technology applications are creating an unprecedented space for innovation and engagement, and Portion is one of those companies. This digital auction house is built on Ethereum and IPFS and creates direct access between artist and collectors. This method provides artists with a new way […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/9/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Blockchain technology has truly grown up and moved out of its Bitcoin parent’s house. Its potential reach across non-financial sectors is mindblowing: Imagine the possibilities of unified healthcare records for patients and doctors, or the benefits of a validated voting system during elections. These applications of blockchain technology are already in use and in development by […]
Strategic decisions set the overall direction for your business, whereas operational decisions set day-to-day operations. Unfortunately, most of the entrepreneurs who contact me for guidance only seem to work on strategic issues when they are in a crisis, such as losing a major distributor or being swamped with customer complaints. It’s a bit late when […]
Incontinence issues are never fun, and traditional incontinence undergarments often prioritize utility over style and comfortability, but Willow is a new startup that changes that by prioritizing style, comfort, value, and accessibility. The company produces extremely thin but super absorbent, odor-protected underwear, and everything is disposable. The brand is committed to privacy and delivers shipments […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/8/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
If you are one of the new age of entrepreneurs who hates the thought of doing a business plan as a first step in starting your new venture you will love this message. More and more professionals agree that a better strategy is to explore and fine-tune your assumptions before declaring a specific plan with […]