Attracting talent is the lifeline of any growing startup and while the internet has introduced new ways to attract talent it has also created a bottleneck in qualifying and finding the right talent. Vetted employee referrals have become the preferred way to hire candidates for a multitude of reasons. Not only do employee referrals expedite […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/19/2019 featuring funding details for Voro, Zoe Financial, and much more.
In the 1970s, journalist Studs Terkel compiled Working, an oral history about American workers, many of whom reported feeling demoralized and depressed in tedious data entry jobs. Over the last few decades, not much has changed for those in data-entry jobs. In fact, these individuals are prone to a myriad of physical injuries and mental […]
Deciding to be an entrepreneur is a lifestyle move, and should be part of a long-term strategic plan. You shouldn’t be making this decision just because you are mad at your boss, or you would like to be rich, or someone else thinks you have a good idea. In these changing times, if you already […]
Large enterprises need multiple cybersecurity teams to manage all they face. A company like JPMorgan Chase spends nearly $600M a year on cybersecurity, employing over 3K employees in cybersecurity role according to SecureWorld. With thousands of employees responding to various cyber threats, information tends to get segmented, resulting in decreased efficiency and a lack of […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/18/2019 featuring funding details for Tattle and much more.
I believe humor can change the world, enabling someone to take some time out of their busy day to focus on what you’re saying. Now imagine that someone being a potential customer. In business, the goal is not only to make a profit but to connect with your patrons. Infusing humor into your marketing strategy […]
A popular approach for aspiring entrepreneurs these days seems to be to corner anyone who will listen, with a pitch on their current “million-dollar idea.” The initial monologue usually ends with the question “How much money do you think this is worth?” In my opinion, ideas are a commodity, and are really not worth much, […]
The typical 6% commission fee that is equally divided between the buyer’s broker and seller’s broker has been a traditional part of any residential real estate transaction. Prevu, the full-service technology-powered brokerage, challenges this model in an area where homebuyers have access to information on available homes at their fingertips thanks to the internet. The startup’s […]
A RECORD NUMBER OF NYC COMPANIES RAISING CAPITAL! The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/17/2019 featuring funding details for Tiny Organics, FinTech Studios, and much more.
It’s easy to get the impression, particularly when all you read about startups is a handful of publications representing a pocket (albeit a very vocal one) of the broader tech ecosystem, that the legal decisions startup entrepreneurs often face have all been standardized and templatized. But in truth, this is a façade. Extremely important, and […]