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Category Archives: Innovation
Some Angel and VC investors are averse to cold water
This past Monday evening I attended my fourth NYC Silicon Dragon event hosted by Rebecca Fannin of Silicon Dragon. Rebecca (author of the 2011 book Start-up Asia ) always puts together an interesting program and she conducts these programs all … Continue reading
Posted in Angel Investing, Business in Asia, Business in China, Innovation, International business, Start ups, Venture Capital Tagged Alessandro Piol, Angel Investing, Bitcoin, Brian Cohen, Harry Edelson, Jim Robinson, New York Angels, Porter Bibb, Rebecca Fannin, Startup Asia, Startups, Tech and the City, Venture Capital, What Every Angel Investor wants you to know 4 Comments
Is your brand right for ABC’s Shark Tank?
Working with start-up companies is intense as the stakes are high and often the fees are low. It’s something I and our team have a great deal of experience with and no two start-ups have ever been remotely alike in … Continue reading
Posted in Advertising, Brand Advertising, Innovation, Marketing stuff, Reality Television Tagged ABC television, AquaVault, Avin Samtani, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Episode 621 Shark Tank, Jonathan Kinas, Kevin O'Leary, Lori Grenier, Mark Cuban, moddern marketing, Robert Peck, Robery Herjavec, SharkTank Leave a comment
The Pebble watch barely makes a wave
Back in June of last year I wrote that wearable technology still had a long way to go. Having just attended a conference on wearable technology I was very unimpressed with what was available in terms … Continue reading
Have you actually ever stayed in an airbnb place?
Before a couple of weeks ago I would have had to say – no, I think airbnb is a cool idea but I’ve never stayed anywhere via their portal. That’s not true any longer, I’ve taken the plunge. It wasn’t … Continue reading
New from Amazon – WOOT!
Quietly last week on July 12, 2014 Amazon.com began promoting Woot.com. I know this because I was ‘invited’ to join. Being curious I did just that. The home page offered what I felt was the burning question – ‘WHAT IS … Continue reading
Fitness apps and 10,000 steps a day
A week ago I traded in my old Motorola Droid Razr and picked up (at Costco believe it or not which has great prices on non-iPhones) a Samsung Galaxy S4. For a number of reasons it feels as if I … Continue reading
Supercell is the latest fast rising online game fad company
Following is an article from last week’s Wall Street Journal that I found extremely interesting as it relates to the ‘faditzation’ of mobile games. (I have edited it only slightly.) ‘Last week on October 16 Japan’s Softbank Corp. agreed to … Continue reading
The Kindle Fire can’t be the best that Amazon can do
Even before I had bought the original Kindle in 2007 (this was pre-iPad days if you’ll recall), I had been a longtime fan of Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com. Back in the 1990’s I bought some Amazon.com stock @ $11/share only … Continue reading
Thinking outside of the box is easier when you were never in the box in the first place
We’ve been interviewing a number of very smart and qualified young candidates for summer internships. One thing that has struck me is that when we have met with foreign students (as well as American students) the foreign students have shown … Continue reading