Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA 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 […]
For your business to continue to grow, there are really only two ways to get customers. One way is to take customers away from an existing player, and the other is to create a new market with a new product or service that didn’t exist before. Examples of recent “new market” big wins include Apple […]
This is one of the most exciting times to be part of marketing. New technologies are changing how we approach our target audiences and existing customers. While challenging to a certain extent in terms of understanding what this technology is capable of doing for our marketing objectives (with many technologies still evolving), there are many […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 3/15/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Dor Abuhasira, expert in security drone development and the CEO & cofounder of Percepto, discusses how autonomous drones are saving lives, money and more.
After 16 years of growing my business from a small operation to an employer of more than 150 people, I’ve learned what makes a company culture thrive. Sure, cool office perks are nice, but what really matters is a shared belief in the importance of customer satisfaction. Without satisfied customers, no business could keep running […]
Millennials [as the largest generation in today’s workforce] are powerful, and they are hungry! You’re organization and your career as a leader (or prospective leader) literally depends on your ability to satisfy this hunger. So what’s the cause of the insatiable millennial tummy rumble? According to Whitney Dailey, director of marketing and research at Cone […]
Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs seem to prefer to fail their way to the top, rather than do some research and learn from the successes and mistakes of others. It seems to be part of the “fail fast, fail often” mantra often heard in Silicon Valley. As an advisor to many startups, I’m convinced it’s an expensive […]