There are a lot of moving parts in large facilities and maintenance workers have a tremendous amount to keep track of. Many technicians still use paper and pencil lists to keep track of items like work orders, invoices, and to do lists. As as a result, collaboration is stifled with work often lost or hindered. […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 3/21/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
It’s a year of promise and opportunity for nonprofits around the globe. Chock-full of new technology and exciting advancements, I am excited to see the ways in which emerging technologies start to find themselves in the social good space. Here are a few trends to watch for as the year progresses. 1. Virtual and Augmented […]
Humans, like computers, are both hardware and software. Human hardware consists of cells, bones, blood, all the physical stuff that comprises our bodies and their many systems. Human software is psychology, mood – the world of our mind and emotions, as opposed to simply our brains. In terms of technology, humans-as-hardware solutions include advances in […]
The market is changing so fast these days, and if you are not planning a solution today for tomorrow’s customers, you may be setting yourself up for failure and don’t even realize it. There are always new competitors who are planning their arrival tomorrow. As an angel investor, I routinely toss business plans that focus […]
With cannabis legalization materializing in more and more states, the market for marijuana-centered tech is gaining traction. Looking to provide the go-to app in the cannabis sphere, Buddy has got you covered. Providing reviews, information on pricing, locations of storefronts, doctors, and delivery services, Buddy was created for anyone to become a more informed consumer. […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA 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 […]
With so much going on in the thriving LA tech and startup ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the news in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in LA Tech news this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN LA […]