Smoothies are making a comeback – but if you want that Instagram worthy smoothie, your old blender is not going to cut it. Luckily, there’s the new smart blender from Blix. Removing the mess and preparation of antiquated smoothie making methods, just pop a premade Blix cup into your Blix and your healthy and nutritious […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/18/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
The startup world is growing up! Ten years ago, the average age of a startup hire was around 25 (remember when Mark Zuckerberg proclaimed that “young people are just smarter”?). But today, tech is a maturing industry – not just for the post-college set; especially since the financial crisis, it’s attracting the eye of experienced professionals who in years […]
Enthusiastic startup founders may try to deflect or minimize these questions in true media-training style, so you need to be patient, calm, and persistent to get the whole story.
A recent new trend that’s popped up is the emergence of virtual influencers, particularly for those active in social media and the influencer marketing space. Virtual influencers are CGI-created influencers who are designed to portray ideal lifestyles—with Vogue dubbing one of the first virtual influencers, @lilmiquela, as the Fictional It Girl. A recent BBC article […]
08 My father was a great businessman, entrepreneur, successful CEO and avid reader. I’ve been fortunate enough to inherit his books, and I came across this older one recently: Cold Calling Techniques (That Really Work!) Have you ever cold called or do you now? Cold calling can be exhausting and frustrating. “I wanted to introduce you […]
The real estate market is one of the slower adopters of new technology, which may be surprising since the value of the US housing market alone is estimated to be worth $30T. With extraordinary market potential, many real estate tech companies are emerging to streamline the home buying process. Perch is one of those companies. […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/17/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Not long ago, I had a huge a-ha moment: one of those realizations that you know will impact your business for years to come. One morning, the host of a business-focused talk radio show reached out to me and asked me for an interview. He’d received a newsletter I’d written, and it had sparked his […]
If you really want to start a business your way without a boss or professional investor hovering over you, then just fund it yourself or through friends and family, and grow it organically. It’s more possible to bootstrap today than a few years ago, as the cost of entry continues to go down. According to Investopedia, […]
Failure is the new black. In many fast-growing technology companies, if you are not failing, then you may as well pack your bags and go home. Conferences and events around the world are now dedicated to sharing stories of failure. Failure fetishists are all around us, eager to fail, and eager to hear about others […]