I still know some entrepreneurs who boast of simply following their gut instincts, rather than listen to anyone or any data, to make strategic decisions. We’ve all worked with autocratic leaders in large companies who seem to thrive in this mode. They all forget or ignore the high-profile failures that have resulted from some single-handed business decisions.
The Internet scion also suggests that the innovations leading this revolution would most likely be launched outside of the hallowed office buildings of Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York. In starting Revolution Ventures, Case set out to find disruptive technologies in America’s heartland often ignored by typical venture investors.
Since the settlement of New York in the 17th century, the city’s economy has been rooted in commerce. In fact, the thriving beaver population in the region and the immense demand for beaver pelts in Europe led to the creation of the trading colonies in the New World. Over the last 400+ years, trade has […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/19/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Online and mobile food ordering and delivery service OrderUp announced it raised $7 million in Series A venture funding led by Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures with participation from LivingSocial co-founder Tim O’Shaughnessy. The new investment will fund the acceleration of the company’s national growth plan and the continued development of its delivery technology and services. […]
Each week we bring you a handy guide to just a few of the events we think should not be missed. On any given night, there are too many events. You can’t attend all of them and neither should you, unless you’re a career socialite. With Internet Week in New York dominating the calendar next […]