Running a small bar, restaurant or any other business is difficult and leveraging technology is not always top of mind in the grand schemes of things but all of your customers are using phones and in your location. Swing leverages both, by using beacons to track customer behavior and direct related ads and promotions to your customers. […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/27/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
It seems like every entrepreneur I meet these days is quick to proclaim themselves a visionary, expecting this will give more credibility to their startup idea, and improve their odds with investors. In reality, I’m one of the majority of investors who believe that startup success is more about the execution than the idea. Thus, […]
There is an old saying that good lawyers run away from risk, while good businessmen run towards risk. Entrepreneurs see “no risk” as meaning “no reward.” In reality, all risks are not the same. Many risks can be managed or calculated to improve growth or provide a competitive edge, while others, like skipping quality checks […]
This installment of Women in NYC Tech is presented by Kali. Kali is a chemical-free, organic tampon and pads subscription service. Stop using boring, chemical sticks and start caring about your lady parts. Kali – Not Your Mother’s Tampons. Much has been said and written about the lack of women in the tech sector, be it as […]
If you are a “serialpreneur” who has more projects, ideas and startups than you have hours in a day, you do not need to be told that time is your most valuable resource. It is likely that you are used to multitasking and taking on way more than you can handle. The key to being a […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/26/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
I may be a bit old-fashioned, but I have always looked at a business first for its potential ability to be self-sustaining, and provide reasonable profits to feed my family, my lifestyle, and my retirement. Then secondly, I look for it to be a business I can enjoy, with the potential to change the world. […]
Do you remember the scene during the credits of the movie Forrest Gump, where the feather was floating through the sky, being carried in whatever direction the wind would take it? That is a perfect visual of what not to do, when trying to build a business. Business success requires an almost religious level of focus […]
Traveling offers a myriad of cultural experiences, chief of which is cuisine. Realistically you will travel to a new country and will get caught in a tourist trap and miss out of on the culinary treasures. This is why FoodieTrip created the dining marketplace that connects you with locals and resources to ensure the cultural […]
Recently, Jimmy Fallon featured a new bit called “Showbotics,” providing viewers a sneak peek into the robotic future: While Fallon pokes fun, the reality is robots today are showing up for work in record numbers. As America pulls out of NAFTA and starts a trade war with Canada over lumber imports, it is predicted that home building […]