Many people tend to turn to various figures – celebrities, influencers, bodybuilders – for answers about food and how to live a healthy lifestyle, but you can’t look at others to understand your personal relationship with food. Noom helps people live a healthier lifestyle through its interdisciplinary, psychology-based program that is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/22/2019 featuring funding details for RangeForce, Lucid Green, and much more
What do some of the biggest, most talked-about companies today—including Uber, Weibo, and Lyft—have in common? They don’t make any money. Last year, 83% of U.S.-listed IPOs were unprofitable
To be successful as an entrepreneur, you don’t have to be a fabulous person, but it helps. Some people, and some entrepreneurs have that something extra that you can’t quite put your finger on like Ryan Seacrest is searching for on American Idol. But the entrepreneurs that have it, including Elon Musk and Richard Branson, seem […]
Finding activities to keep your children entertained shouldn’t feel like a part-time job, but all too often parents struggle to find activities or classes that truly engage their children. Sawyer is the online marketplace that’s being used by over 100,000 parents to discover local children’s activities. The platform offers a breadth of choices, focused on […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/21/2019 featuring funding details for Forerunner Industries.
Near the end of World War II, Adm. William “Bull” Halsey of the famed Third Fleet steered directly into a typhoon, losing 790 crewmen and 146 aircraft in the Pacific. Dr. Eric Daimler, formerly an innovation fellow with the Obama White House, shared this story with me in 2017 as an illustration of the importance of trusting data. It […]
It’s time for more entrepreneurs to reset their focus, and shift their thinking to completely different ways of doing things. Everyone talks about innovation, but the majority of business plans I see still reflect linear thinking.
TodayTix has become synonymous with Broadway and for good reason. This six-year-old NYC startup is responsible for selling 8% of all Broadway tickets. The design and data-centric platform is being used to discover and purchase discounted tickets for the hottest shows in major cities that include London, Los Angeles, and Sydney. Already used by 5 […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/20/2019 featuring funding details for Schrodinger, Agrilyst, and much more.
By definition, a startup is a torrent of anxiety. We’re swan diving headlong into the abyss. We’re likely doing things we’ve never done before with products that have never existed before. So let’s just start off by admitting we’re all freaked out and it’s a big problem and we all need to figure this shit out.