Good investors are always spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding which startup to invest in. This is one of the primary factors that contributes to delay in getting the deal done. Other factors include due diligence, work overload, and sometimes power games. The longer a startup goes without cash the more desperate the […]
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Women do not get paid for about 11 weeks and 3 days per year – 59 days – to be exact, according to an analysis for The Huffington Post by Ariane Hegewisch at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. That means, if you are a woman reading this, when you look back at your year […]
Don’t confuse long hours with hard work. Below, you’ll find 17 great tips and quotes from other entrepreneurs on the important subject of time management. If you’ve been feeling like you aren’t getting enough done with the time you have, take a look at their advice and follow the tips that apply most to your […]
No marketer, brand manager, marketing automation professional or even an advocacy marketing exec would look you in the eye and tell you that they’ve got a no-fail brand advocacy marketing strategy. The development of brand advocacy marketing is still in its infancy, though there is a set of variables generally agreed upon as necessary for […]
You know America is starting to wake up to the importance of something when there is a segment on “The Today Show” about it. We were thrilled to see at the end of December that “Today” correspondent and women’s rights advocate Maria Shriver did a report on the importance of coding, particularly for women. Clearly, […]
Internet privacy is a top concern for many, especially in the aftermath of the recent controversy surrounding NSA surveillance and the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden. This new infographic from Who is Hosting This? offers tips and alternative sites for keeping your browsing and important information private, from search engines to social media to online […]
Gun manufacturing and sales is big business in the United States — as it turns out, one of the biggest. In terms of gun ownership, the U.S. is the runaway global leader. There are nearly nine firearms for every 10 American citizens; this proportion is 40% higher than that of Yemen, which ranks second in […]
It seems crowdfunding for equity in the US will take at least another year before it transforms the legislative and regulatory Securities & Exchange Commission Act of 1933 and 1934. The US is the first and only country in the world actually changing its charters to allow crowdfunding for equity to roam freely among its […]
The 5th annual Shorty Awards to identify the best in social media were held earlier in the week. Voting for the 17th annual Webby Awards, which honors “excellence on the internet”, opened up this week as well. Both are heavily followed by the digital literati attracting not only the tech savvy but also the celebrity […]
Last week, President Obama delivered the first State of the Union address of his 2nd term. Mayor Bloomberg delivered his final State of the City Address as well. This week, AlleyWatch delivers its first State of the Alley infographic highlighting some key indictors in the New York startup and technology ecosystem.