Virgin America is the cream of the crop when it comes to high-tech in-flight entertainment, says tech columnist Molly Wood. Travelers can have wifi and free satellite television, all from their seat.
Fresh off an 18-hour nap, which started with breakfast at Shake Shack (I am going through withdrawal with the Madison Square Park location under renovation) in Terminal 4 at JFK, I landed in Dhaka, Bangladesh via a short layover in Dubai. For this trip, I had the pleasure of speaking at the recent Innovation Xtreme conference. The daylong conference was organized by Startup Dhaka and sponsored by GrameenPhone and the EMK Center.
Each November, the New York E-health Collaborative, a nonprofit organization that serves as a public resource for health information technology in New York State, holds the annual Digital Health Conference that brings together hundreds of leaders from healthcare, entrepreneurship, venture capital, business, government and academia to discuss the trends, trials, and triumphs occurring in the […]
Choosing to become a business owner – and employer – is choosing to take on greater responsibility, greater risk, and inversely, a greater potential for reward. Such a decision is not an easy one and most people find they would rather secure a stable job working for someone else than take the risk of going […]
The Justice Department is collecting data from thousands of cellphones through high-tech gear deployed on airplanes that mimics communications towers.
One of the most frequent questions I get as a mentor to entrepreneurs is, “How do I find the money to start my business?” I always answer that there isn’t any magic and, contrary to the popular myth, nobody is waiting in the wings to throw money at you just because you have a new […]
Entrepreneurs often talk about the “entrepreneur’s rollercoaster.” Starting a company certainly induces ups and downs, victories and defeats, failures and successes and a ride full of differing emotions. Allowing yourself to go through ups and downs is counterproductive, tiring and unhealthy. It is imperative to be strong enough that nothing can knock you down and […]
Most people think innovation is all about ideas, when in fact it is more about delivery, people and process. Entrepreneurs looking to innovate need to understand the execution challenge if they expect their startup to carve out a profitable niche in the marketplace and keep innovating to build and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage. Everyone […]
Humility is underrated. As a virtue, it requires taking a modest view of one’s own importance. This doesn’t sound much like a leadership quality. It is, however, widely accepted as the one leadership quality common among the greatest leaders of all mankind. True humility is not the same as poor self-image or self-defeating behavior. Those […]
SWSI is a new media platform that creates original programming to help promote female entrepreneurs of product companies, enabling them to get known, get funded and go big! Their first property is Queen Bee, an online reality competition that combines mentoring, crowdfunding and commerce to launch the next big brands targeting women. It’s not about whether or […]
This is, by far, one of the craziest ads we have ever seen. It’s for Austrian delivery service Media Markt and we are drawn into a world in which, well, everything is upside down. People walk on their hands and eat with their feet. And because their hands are busy doing all the walking, Media […]