Data has been traditionally an accurate reflection of the past but no matter how much research you do to predict the future, political events, economic events, and natural disasters will likely disrupt your original predictions and have a large impact. In the volatile world we live in, you need a way to predict how these […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/20/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
As Mark Hamill humorously shared the behind-the-scenes of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” with a packed SXSW audience, two floors below on the exhibit floor Universal Robots recreated General Grievous’ famed light saber battles. The battling machines were steps away from a twelve foot dancing Kuka robot and an automated coffee dispensary. Somehow the famed interactive festival known for its late […]
Based on my many years as an executive in large and small businesses, and time mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners, I find that most people enjoy being CEO critics for a day, but are hesitant to consider themselves as a long-term candidate for that position. They often rationalize their lack of zeal to not […]
Starting and growing your own company is exhilarating, exciting and rewarding. It also scares the living daylights out of you when you find yourself strapped into your seat, plummeting towards the very bottom of a roller coaster ride. Ups, downs and roller coaster metaphors aside, business is anything but a linear journey. Many businesses are built on momentum, which can be […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/18/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Small businesses fail — a lot. According to a Business Insider report, an estimated 50-70% of small businesses will fail within their first 18 months. I know firsthand that starting your own business can feel like you’re dodging one disaster after the next. No matter how many companies you’ve worked at before, how many advanced degrees you […]
It’s 10am and you are at your desk with a mug of coffee. You don’t have a meeting scheduled so you figure it’s a good time to start work on writing that report that you have been putting off. The report is critical for moving your most important project forward and securing more funding. It […]
According to recent surveys, job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. Only 13 percent of workers are fully engaged in their job. The sad part is that is seems to be getting worse, rather than better. One obvious alternative is to become an entrepreneur. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked […]
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 […]
Commuting to work in the city can be agonizing and especially terrible if you are reliant on the public transport system with its frequent delays and cancellations. OurBus is a forward thinking, technology-enabled bus company that uses crowdsourcing to generate optimal schedules and routes. The buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, offering digital ticketing and other […]