There is no question that there are people that are naturally born with ambition and hustle. But the incredibly talented @KingBach posed a question for me the other day and asked if ambition can be a taught behavior: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gary Vay-Ner-Chuk (@garyvee) on Jul 23, 2019 at […]
Even though ‘big data’ has now been around for several years, the opportunities for startups seem to keep growing, just as the amount of data keeps growing.
More than one-third of Americans are active participants in the gig economy, and according to an Upwork survey of 6,000 people, 64 percent of freelancers found work online. Write Label, the crowdsourced platform for short-form writing, is strategically positioned to connect the best creative writers with potential projects that include ad scripts, social media campaigns, […]
Business acquisitions are rarely easy or straightforward. Things can get messy, and it’s important to do your research.
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and seed funding during the month of July nationally, where over $6.3B was invested into US startups. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C+) […]
In a famous Harvard study of 212 new ventures a few years ago, USC professor Noam Wasserman found that half the founders were no longer at the helm after three years, and over time 80% were forced out. That’s not an attractive statistic if you crave control and power.
For first time home buyers navigating the mortgage process is a complex and opaque process. Morty has built the online education and financing tool to automate steps of the mortgage process, providing resources like instant verifications for pre-approvals and real-time loan pricing with a few clicks. The online mortgage broker, launched in 2016, is licensed […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/13/2019 featuring funding details for Attentive, Gerry, and much more.
It’s not uncommon for Founders to have all of their net worth tied up in their company without a real dollar to show for it. Our startup might be worth millions on paper, but is there a way to turn it into real money?
Trying to be a business leader by instilling fear in your employees and partners is never a good approach, but it is particularly devastating in a startup. Yet I see this approach used all too often by new entrepreneurs, most of whom are not natural tyrants, but who are fighting to mask their own internal fears and insecurities about starting a business.
Indiviudals on the autistic spectrum have traditionally been excluded from the workforce, but this is beginning to change with forward-thinking companies like Ultranaut. 75% of Ultranaut’s workforce is comprised of individuals on the autistic spectrum. These individuals specialize in providing a full suite of software testing services including data quality and integrity. This neurodiverse workforce […]