Online video is serious business. For meetings. For the hospitality business. For any number of media verticals. For business in general. But you know the problems. It’s not always easy, making sure that everyone has the right players installed. Which is what makes Shodogg a player in the space (not to mention a winner!). Shodogg […]
FinTech disruption is in its early innings, particularly on the institutional side, but the number of exciting startups is growing. You’ve likely heard of companies like Lending Club in the lending sector, Wealthfront for wealth management, and Square for payments. Companies like these are reinventing very old processes in their respective sectors, and I could […]
This isn’t the first time I quit my job, but it will be the last. Honestly, saying goodbye to Google was supposed to happen a year ago…or six months before that if I’m honest. If you ask my friends, they’ll tell you that I’m kidding myself and Google is too good to let go. They’re […]
In 2009, Douglas W. Jamison became CEO and Chairman of the Board at the Harris & Harris Group after having worked for the company since 2002. He prepared for a career in venture capital by earning a master’s degree from the University of Utah and spending six years managing the University’s intellectual property. His work […]
Wall Street firms led by Goldman Sachs are close to a deal to create an instant-messaging service to rival that of Bloomberg LP.
Buy, buy! Sell, sell! It’s not all about Wall Street. New York has long been a center for commerce, and e-commerce is no exception. Here are some of the e-commerce enablers who are transforming the city from pure brick and mortar to click and order, and/or who have facilitated the process. They’re the e-commerce players […]
New York is one of the world’s financial capitals, and for a long time, FinTech has been regarded as that back office stuff – classic enterprise technologies such as processing, data management, record administration, security and the like. Well, that has all changed and here are some of the people who are changing it and […]
When examining the funding landscape from 2011 to present, the bulk of the increases in investment has come in late stage rounds (C+), while the number of rounds has remained steady. In fact, aggregate funding is down or even from 2011 levels across other rounds, both for New York and nationally. Nearly, $1.4B was invested in AdTech startups in NYC over the last 3 years and ~30% of that was during the first half of this year. NYC AdTech is thriving, but let’s find out why.
People spend a lot of time browsing on Pinterest. Fine, but what if you want to buy something you see? We know – happens all the time. That’s what Browsy is all about. It’s an automated solution that instantly imports your pins, identifies the products and searches the web to find the best prices. Makes […]
Here is the dilemma: I have a business structure that requires about 17 full-time workers to be sustainable. However, I lack the capital to go out and hire the people I need for the job cold turkey. I have to build up to it. I am also limited by one thing I can’t do, and […]
With the Rubicon IPO now in the rear view mirror, Wall Street is finally warming up to the ad tech industry in a way it hasn’t since 2007. Since the start of 2014, ad tech companies like PubMatic and Tubemogul, have already set in motion rumored IPOs for hundreds of millions of dollars. Even transactions […]