Posts Tagged “startup”

Self-Driving Delivery Robot Revealed

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Self-Driving Delivery Robot Revealed

Starship Technologies, a European startup company, has released details on their new project, a self-driving robot that will deliver groceries right to your door. The robot will be able to carry almost twenty pounds of groceries and will make it to its destination in 30-minutes or less. Prototypes are currently being used in a test…

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5 Reasons Why College Students Should Start a Company

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5 Reasons Why College Students Should Start a Company

#1 Because you’re young.  When you have time on your side, if it doesn’t go as planned, no big deal, you have the rest of your life to make things work out. #2 You’ll have support. You’ll have the support of your teachers, your friends, your family, and investors who specifically invest in college students such as the…

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Why Investors Should Stop Investing in Ideas

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Why Investors Should Stop Investing in Ideas

As the saying goes, ideas are a dime a dozen. The execution of the ideas are what matters. And who has been executing brilliant ideas throughout history? It’s being accomplished by entrepreneurs, experts in their field, historians, scientists, brilliant minds of our time. Nikola Tesla revolutionized various different things, but there are so many of his ideas that you…

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Untappd: Discover New Bars, Beers and People

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Untappd: Discover New Bars, Beers and People

Alcohol has been bringing people together since its inception. Untappd is an app that is a great asset to any beer connoisseur or rookie. Untappd was created way back in 2010 and has been growing in popularity ever since. More and more people are discovering it each day. It’s an excellent way to connect with…

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Why Investors are Getting it all Wrong When it Comes to Tech Startups

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Why Investors are Getting it all Wrong When it Comes to Tech Startups

Every single day, I receive an email from a tech company who is trying to sell a service to me. Whether accounting, legal, PR, analytics, recruiting, you name it, the emails come pouring in on a daily basis.  After doing some research, I noticed most of the companies either recently were funded in the millions…

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Why Bootstrapped Tech Startups Don’t Get Credit for Innovation

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Why Bootstrapped Tech Startups Don’t Get Credit for Innovation

Often, when a new company launches, with big money backing it (think $1 million), the press and media jump all over it for an interview. And then something horrible happens. The company founders say something that they believe is true, when in fact it is not. A great example is when co-founder of Tinder, Whitney…

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Why Tech Startups Shouldn’t Focus on Money

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Why Tech Startups Shouldn’t Focus on Money

I’ve been running companies since the late 90’s. At one point in my music entertainment company, I had to manage literally hundreds of employees nationwide. Nowadays, I only have to manage anywhere between 10 and 20 employees. The first thing people say to me when they hear I have to manage so many employees is,…

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Work on a New Project Every Few Months

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Work on a New Project Every Few Months

When you are a full-time, serial entrepreneur, typically you are working multiple projects at a time. When building a company, there is a process that you have to go through, from whiteboard to launch. On a daily basis, your focus is usually devoted to each piece of this process. Each product or service has a…

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How to Build a Great Team of Developers for Your Tech Startup

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How to Build a Great Team of Developers for Your Tech Startup

People and entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to me every single day. When they do, one thing is consistent: They don’t know how to code. I watch them spend months trying to find developers to join their team for equity, without success more often than not. Every entrepreneur has “the next big thing”, and they think…

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How to Learn From Your Mistakes in a Tech Startup in Order to Succeed

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How to Learn From Your Mistakes in a Tech Startup in Order to Succeed

It was the fall of 2010, and the movie I had written, produced, and directed was finally finished and submitted to film festivals. It was an exhausting journey (creating a feature-length film), and I found myself needing a break. Being a technology guy at my core, I felt inclined to take a step back from…

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