Non-profits spend ~$150B annually on outsourcing marketing functions because great marketing campaigns can encourage thousands of people to volunteer, donate, and further support the cause and most nonprofits don’t have the resources to support in-house hires. Seeing this vast opportunity, Wethos has built an agile marketplace that allows nonprofits and mission-driven brands to engage creative marketing […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of September 2019 featuring must-know news including news for Studio VC, Arkay, Springboard Enterprises, and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/16/2019 featuring funding details for Capsule and much more.
A look at why AI fraud is so widespread, and what you can do to protect yourself without missing out on investing in what is still the most potentially impactful technological development of modern times.
In my years of mentoring entrepreneurs, a problem I have seen too often is low self-esteem, and over-compensating through arrogance and ego. These entrepreneurs find it hard to respect customers or team members, and their ventures usually fail. As a team member, low self-esteem leads to low confidence, poor productivity, and no job satisfaction. Fortunately, […]
Read all about the hundreds of millions of dollars invested into NYC companies last week along with details of funding rounds not covered anywhere else in the universe…
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 9/14/19 featuring funding details for Trifacta, Capsule, AppZen, Nextdoor, and much much more.
Rent reporting is a great alternative way for lower and middle-income families to build credit. Traditionally there has been no easy, streamlined way to report rent, so less than 1% of rental payment data is reported to the credit bureaus. This is beginning to change due to platforms like Esusu, the credit building app that […]
Many people told us it couldn’t be done: inventing, creating and shipping an award-winning product in seven months — especially with only $100,000 in initial funds. Despite the naysayers, we successfully developed a hardware product called SkyBell, a Wi-Fi enabled doorbell with a video camera that allows a homeowner to see who’s at their door from a smartphone — and […]
Investing in entrepreneurs and startups is a fun but different world from investing in conventional stocks, bonds, and commodities. First of all, it’s more of an investment in people than in a business, since the startup is usually an idea barely half-baked when they need your money. Secondly, the risk is very high, since as […]
Remember waking up on Saturdays when you were a kid and having a big bowl of sugary cereal while watching cartoons? For most of us, adulthood and our waistlines do not offer us the liberty to eat like any longer. But Magic Spoon is the fun-loving cereal direct-to-consumer brand for adults that reinvents childhood classics with […]