Tag Archives: Startups

How Pro Sports teams act like startups

I’ve written that even start-up companies need to have a revenue generation model.  The idea that ‘If you build it, they will come” is rarely successful outside of Facebook and LinkedIn.  Startups need to show how their future success prospects … Continue reading

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‘Let’s start a company’ isn’t child’s play

I can almost picture it in my mind. Two seven-year olds are having a play date. Kids still do that right?   One says to the other “Let’s play the startup game” OK! I’ll play the founder CEO and you can … Continue reading

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For entrepreneurs it’s not the money, it’s the M-O-N-E-Y

When I began working back in the 1980’s I worked at a major NYC bank in the marketing department as a marketing associate alongside a number (more than 10) of very smart women (there were one or two men but … Continue reading

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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

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