“I’ve been circling around this idea for quite some time because I’ve wanted to play the games we’ll be making but couldn’t find them in the current market. I’ve always designed products for myself first and foremost, which allows me to deeply connect with what the end-user really wants, since the end-user is me!”
2048 Ventures Managing Partner Alex Iskold shares some insights into what he is looking at from an investment standpoint in 2020 and beyond.
“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is it’s an opportunity to do things that you think you could not before.” – Rahm Emanuel, as quoted by a reporter for the Wall Street Journal in November 2008. With the above words, the incoming Chief of Staff of the Obama […]
What is an emergent community? If you’re building a community-based business this a must-read from one of the leading VCs in the space.
The influencer economy is one of the hottest segments of the digital marketing landscape and this new “economy” has plenty of untapped potential. influence.co is the professional networking platform that helps influencers or aspiring influencers develop their careers and network with like-minded professionals within a vetted, community-based setting. Influence.co also helps businesses, digital marketers, and […]
Timing is everything! This founder launched the company in the early 2000s, sold it right before the ’08 economic recession hit, and then bought the company back in 2012.
Highly regarded author, Joan Didion, is praised for her reflective writing style, and one of her famous quotes, “Life changes fast. Life changes in an instant” is the best way to begin explaining the purpose of TANAB – the digital publication for women 25-35 who want to understand the “whys” and “hows” of the stage of […]
Venture capitalist Mike Edelhart lays out what he sees as a single seam in Esports and gaming content that has true venture scale – Esports SaaS. Esports SaaS companies have these characteristics.
Sitting in New York’s former Engineer’s Society, I spoke with Oleg Kivokurtsev of Promobot and discussed his latest service bot creations that are being deployed across the globe in hotels, office buildings, and hospitals. Fay-Louise Hayden of VentureOut (his New York mentor) shared a vignette of her experiences last month as the imposing humanoid diagnosed tourists in Times Square for […]
The ports logistics market is estimated to be at $50B per annum and Dray Alliance is focused on bringing technology to this market that’s traditionally been run with paper and pencil and if sophisticated – a spreadsheet. Dray Alliance’s signature app seamlessly connects truckers and shippers to bring an Uber-like efficiency to the drayage industry. With the […]
Renovations are stressful, but when the process is combined with a bad contractor, a renovation can quickly turn into a horror story. GreatBuildz wants people to have great renovation experiences and avoid unreasonable extra charges, poor craftsmanship, and project delays. The company has built a screening service to match vetted contractors to projects. GreatBuildz ensures […]