The notable startup fundings for the week ending 11/16/19 featuring funding details for ThreeKit, Ping, Workato, and much much more.
Ideas come and go in the world of business. They change over time, moving from one concept to another. Startups are constantly throwing ideas against the wall to see what sticks. But ultimately, many ideas never gain any traction. When businesses realize their idea isn’t going anywhere, it even happens to us at Fueled, they […]
As an entrepreneur building a company, you should always be focused on learning from those who came before you. With that goal in mind, I’ve documented five lessons from five entrepreneurs who shared their wisdom at Startup School. Diane Greene Current: Founder of a stealth-mode company and board member at Google Past: Founder of Vxtreme […]
Harlem is a place that I know very well. I’ve spent five years there as a young medical student at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College. It’s like a second home to me, and I go there all the time, to meet with academics, friends, for great events, and to eat […]
We watch their every move. We follow every piece of their advice. We listen to everything they say. We in many ways idolize them. You know who I’m talking about: these are the “idealpreneurs”. They are the entrepreneurial greats who have founded and run the greatest and most innovative companies of our era. These men and […]
How much should I raise? How expensive are your experiments? In any startup, there are huge risks in your future. Your job as a seed-stage company is to identify the biggest risks and tackle them first. Money doesn’t buy you a ticket around these risks. Instead, fundraising allows your team to build experiments that attempt […]
After the debacle that ensued when Facebook first went public, the NYSE took every precaution to ensure that the Twitter (TWTR) IPO went smoothly. That may well be where the similarities end. Twitter enjoyed a rather spectacular first day of trading. The stock went out at $26 and rose over 80% on its first day […]
It was another busy week in Silicon Alley and beyond. Twitter turned seven this week, but not sure that former NY Congressman Anthony Weiner is celebrating. Although, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey does hope to run for Mayor of NYC someday. Wonder what his position is on oversized soft drinks. Kevin Lynch left his role […]