Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 20 largest startup funding rounds globally during the month of October. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, brief description of the company, location, date of funding, and total equity funding raised for the company to further the analysis. To […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/21/17 with info on ONE round you will not see anywhere else. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
You have done all of your homework. You researched the investor you are pitching. You properly prepared your financials. You practiced and perfected your presentation. Most importantly, you landed a coveted meeting with your target investor. After the meeting is over, the investor passes on your idea. What do you do? I work with founders […]
Every entrepreneur can learn from a mentor, no matter how confident or successful they have been to date. Most people don’t know that billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, for example, gives real credit to the inspiring mentorship of Steve Jobs for Mark’s Facebook success. Yet most entrepreneurs simply don’t know how to work with a mentor. It is not as […]
People love Gary Vaynerchuk. They express it by being his 1.3M+ followers on LinkedIn, 2.4M+ Followers on Facebook, 911k+ subscribers on YouTube, and by over-crowding auditoriums at his speaking events. An immigrant from Belarus, born into a family of “old-school Communist parents,” as he describes them, Gary has hustled to become a successful entrepreneur, agency […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 15 largest rounds in the US during the month of October. I have included some additional information such as industry, company description, round type, location of the startup, total equity funding raised, and date of funding to further the analysis. To maintain a focus on […]
The unemployment rate for ex-convicts is 8 times higher than that for the average citizen and it’s difficult to escape the connotation that a criminal record may bring during the hiring process. While specialized agencies exist to help this population find employment, no one is tackling this societal issue like Unibody Fitness. Through the company’s […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/20/17 with info on ONE round you will not see anywhere else. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
A perfect storm is an expression that describes an event where a rare combination of circumstances aggravates an environment drastically. In the entrepreneur world, I feel we are in such a situation now for new startups, with the confluence of business transformations, the explosion of new digital technologies, and the political turmoil around the world. It’s easier […]
As an entrepreneur, business builder and corporate ladder climber, I’ve had to get comfortable asking for what I want. It’s rarely given. The tough part is, as humans, we are typically uncomfortable not only in asking for what we want, but also how we ask for what we want. If I had a dime for every […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN NYC […]