The number one issue facing relocated employees is rebuilding a social life and connecting among colleagues and communities around the world. Addressing this problem, Pivt has built an intranet for corporations to facilitate the social well-being of relocated and mobile employees, by connecting colleagues around the world based on interests, goals, commonalities, and internal teams. Billions are spent […]
As a historian and sociologist, I therefore undertook and published the first academic study into the psychology of this wealth elite. The research consisted of conducting extensive interviews with 45 ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 12/18/18 featuring funding details for Avanan, Propel, Narmi, and many more unreported fundings
The 1996 discovery of Allan Hills 84001 changed the world of science, and by extension robotics. I am referring to the meteorite that Dave McKay of NASA found on Earth, which hinted at life on Mars. Fast forward to the AI Summit two weeks ago, when I sat down with Stephen Gorevan of HoneyBee Robotics to discuss NASA’s Mars […]
Most entrepreneurs are ready to declare success when they get that first surge of traction with a real customer. This is a good sign, but they have no idea that the hard work of scaling the business is still ahead of them.
Self-diagnosing yourself with an obscure, terminal illness is a modern-day phenomenon perpetuated by frantic Google searches and “expert” forums, but K Health puts an end to this through its AI-driven primary care app. This app provides users with direct access to trustworthy health information that has been accumulated from a vast dataset of 2B anonymized health […]
Red Rocket recently acquired Restaurant Furniture Plus, a B2B e-commerce website selling furniture to restaurants. What made this business different from most of the other businesses I have managed was the fact it was 100% a virtual company. The founders worked from their homes in California and the fulfillment team worked from their homes in Ohio. So, we decided […]
Hatred and intolerance lead to violence and tragedies like Pittsburgh. Corporations have a duty to fight them As America and the world mourn the 11 deaths of the Pittsburgh tragedy, the debate is unfolding: how can we prevent these terrible actions? Are we destined to repeat this grimly familiar process forever? What is not debatable is that intolerant violence is on the rise. The US alone […]
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.
NYC Tech News for the week ending 12/15 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Kindur, InVision, Stadium, Goods, Vroom, and much more…
As the definition of work and career evolves due to the digital age, so does the complexity of financial services needed by accomplished individuals. Harness Wealth, launched by the former CFO of Compass, uses a blend of proprietary technology that connects its users with a curated list of top tax, financial, and legal advisors to solve […]