The notable startup fundings for the week ending 8/24/19 featuring funding details for Tala, SpotHero, and much much more.
As Bitcoin starts to gain the attention of the broader population again, we continue to struggle as an industry to define what Bitcoin is in a way that’s accessible to most people. I recently attended a Bitcoin 101 class taught as part of the grand opening of the awesome Bitcoin Center Miami. It’s a great way to help […]
As the economy flourishes after some tough economic times, more and more people seem to be turning to entrepreneurship as an alternative to traditional employment. I applaud this trend, but caution all of you thinking this direction to approach entrepreneurship with your eyes wide open. It is not for everyone, as the entrepreneur’s path is […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 8/23/2019 featuring funding details for Live Tinted and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 8/22/2019 featuring funding details for Podcorn, Sniffercat, and much more.
In building successful businesses, I find that creating a new and innovative product or service is usually the easy part. The hard part is providing the leadership required to align and motivate all the constituents and players – from engineers to investors, vendors, and ultimately customers. Great entrepreneurs are not just idea people and then […]
With such high stakes and low standards, it’s not hard to imagine many startup Founder/CEOs are sitting around wondering “Shouldn’t someone else more qualified be better at this job?” The answer is “Yes” — and yet you should probably be the one doing it anyway. “There has to be someone more qualified, right?” If we’re […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 8/21/2019 featuring funding details for Tala, Luk, and much more.
For a few, delegating comes easily, maybe too easy. For others who are perfectionists, letting go of even the most trivial task is almost impossible. If you are in this second category, you probably don’t like the references behind your back that you are a “control freak” or a “micro-manager.” London business school professor John […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 8/20/2019 featuring funding details for Brainbase, Wheels, and much more.
I was asked during a recent interview, “You say to make every meeting optional. That’s provocative, but is it practical? How would that work? Does anyone do that?” In my research into meeting practices at high-performing organizations, I found they had a lot in common. Some practices showed up everywhere, like using a clear process to run meetings and taking […]