Hey tech rookies, have you ever gotten advice like this? “You need to get involved in the tech community. Start talking with your tech idols on Twitter. Develop a social media presence so people know you want to code.” Me, too. The thing is, when you’re first starting out, you don’t know WHO to follow […]
Do it yourself
Positioning is one of the hardest things to get right in an early startup. It is more than just getting product-market fit and saying done. It is the embodiment of how you describe yourself to the market. By defining yourself and your offering, you are helping your audience to categorize you and to fit what […]
Live from the handlebars.
Here’s a sneak preview of the companies that are going to kill it at Techstars NYC Demo Day tomorrow, and the first class to debut under the guidance of new managing director Alex Iskold. They’re taking on everything from music to science. AI to Wi-Fi to DIY. Heads up and remember: these aren’t just startups. They’re […]
There are many words that are often used when it comes to talking about technology, healthcare and entrepreneurship. Call them what you like – jargon, buzzwords, professional language. They help us frame how we think about the problems that exist and are often a signal that a person has been initiated into this world. There […]