Welcome back to Inside the Mind of a VC, a series of interviews in which we speak with Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Brad Feld, cofounder of Foundry Group and cofounder of Techstars. He is also the author of several books that are considered bibles for the betterment of the entrepreneurial and tech […]
No matter how old you are, everyone at some points has to the need to reminiscence about the good ole days. In fact, many of us choose to do this by attaching ourselves to objects that help us remember a different period of our lives. But it is truly remarkable when an object of the past becomes a […]
Patient adherence has been plaguing the healthcare system for years with non-compliant patients costing the healthcare system upwards of billions, if not more. Not only is it an economic problem, but it’s also a societal problem as patient outcomes for a number of chronic conditions is dismal due to non adherence. What’s one way to […]
As a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and founder of Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya chooses to bet on technology companies that are focused on solving the world’s hardest problems; healthcare, financial services, education, mobile, and enterprise software. Social Capital is a partnership of philanthropists, technologists, and capitalists utilizing venture capital as a force to create value […]
In this post we are talking to Rahul Sidhu, co-founder and CEO of SPIDR, Techstars ’15 company from Los Angeles. 1. What is SPIDR in 140 characters? We transform law enforcement agencies into data-driven police organizations. 2. Why did you start the company? I was formerly a police officer who lived through the frustrations of […]
In this post we are talking to Christine Carrillo, co-founder and CEO of Impact health, Techstars ’15 company from Los Angeles. 1. What is Impact Health in 140 characters? Impact Health helps consumers select and buy optimal health insurance. 2. Why did you start the company? A friend of ours came to us for help, […]
This College said it will offer a two-year master’s degree in computer science to thousands of students online for a fraction of the cost of a traditional degree. The Dean fills us in.
CEO of 21 Inc. Balaji Srinivasan speaks with Rolfe Winkler about the future of bitcoin.
Recently, I attended the 3rd edition of the annual On Deck sports conference at the beautiful Bohemian National Hall in the Upper East Side. The one day conference brings together top leaders and entrepreneurs in the sports tech industry. It was an action packed day with two stages full of interesting content and networking opportunities with […]
We thought the opportunity to go on “Shark Tank” would give us a boost. Instead, it almost sank our business. Recording for ABC’s “Shark Tank” is supposed to be a major breakthrough for any startup. Instead, it almost put us out of business. But what was an awful disappointment a year ago, bringing us to the […]
“Corporate volunteering and giving programs make employees more engaged with their companies, companies more engaged in their communities, and consumers more engaged with brands.”