The latest venture capital seed and angel deals for LA startups for 2/22/19 featuring funding details for The Action Network and Surprize.
Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) was an American psychologist who left behind a legacy that can be applied to today’s marketing industries. Maslow’s theory suggests that there are 5 levels of needs: physiological, safety, love and belonging, esteem and self-actualization. We must fulfill each need before reaching the next. As a marketer and technology enthusiast, my job is to […]
Every mature company I know is looking for more innovation from within. They are painfully aware that tenure on the list of S&P companies is shrinking – from thirty-three years back in 1964, down to twenty-four in 2016, and predicted to be just twelve by 2027. They need inside intrapreneurs who think and act like the outside […]
Imagine the thrill of purchasing your new home combined with the shock of receiving a check in the mail. If it sounds too good to be true, then you should check out proptech startup Padx, a consumer-centric real estate platform. This LA startup pays showing agents a flat fee for each home tour and receive collects a […]
Ever wish you could be a fly on the wall after a meeting with an investor? After the platitudes have been exchanged, the masks fall and the gloves come off?
Per CoinMarketCap, total crypto market capped peaked at $795.8 billion on January 7, 2018. Since that time, we’ve lost over $680 billion in market cap. We’re down over 85%. Crypto total market cap bottomed at $102 billion. So at the bottom, crypto had lost $692 billion. However, the total amount lost by FAMGA (my acronym […]
The latest venture capital seed and angel deals for LA startups for 2/21/19 featuring funding details for Wander.
Many modern software product teams believe agile development translates to constant improvement for customers, and as a result, resist formal roadmaps. But as products and categories mature, the game changes. Scaling startups face completely different market challenges than when they first entered their markets. Do they move into an adjacent category to get more share […]
I wanted to round up four problems you may face as a company leader and offer my solutions to those problems. Whether you’re a small startup or a Fortune 500, these four pieces of advice have always helped me in growing and maintaining my businesses.
I often think about how my mother raised me to become the person I am today. Not only was she a single parent, she was also an immigrant new to the country. Through her drive and dedication, my mother had the biggest impact on how I chose to spend my time. From a young age, […]