Pitch for Cityholic

Company / App Name: Cityholic http://www.cityholic.com/ Twitter – cityholic_team What does it do? Cityholic is a new global business network and a virtual office builder, it offers a new way of networking, a way to grow and create a wide range of connections between like-minded people, locally or globally Why do we need it? Cityholic will help you take advantage of every opportunity through a cooperative platform that anyone can use for connecting with like-minded people, gather funds to develop your project and find legal support, all in one app. Who is it for? Anyone can use for connecting with ... Read More

The Startup Pitch - 19 mins ago

Gillmor Gang: Unborn Child

 The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, August 26, 2016. Oh no, Volumetrics meets the Beatles in a trip forward down memory lane. Eventually we discover the chewy center. Plus, G3 with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @kteare, @kevinmarks… Read More TechCrunch

TechCrunch - 2 hours ago

How to Launch a Successful Startup in New York

New York City is simultaneously the easiest and most difficult place in the world to launch a startup business. No other city has the opportunities, the networking, and the hurdles that NYC offers, but any U.S. startup with a serious shot at making it big must seriously consider The Big Apple as a launching pad. If you’re thinking of launching your startup in New York, here are a few tips to make sure your business is successful from the get-go. Attend a Startup Event One of the best things about the NY startup scene is that there are dozens of ... Read More

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Pitch for Exploozy

Company / App Name: Exploozy http://www.exploozy.com Twitter – @exploozy What does it do? Exploozy allows you to make a 90 second explainer video about your product, idea, or service in 10 seconds. Why do we need it? We’ve curated the best buzzwords — algorithms, machine learning, and the cloud — with one goal in mind: Empowering you to explain your amazing idea. Who is it for? Anyone who has an idea. Because every idea is a great idea. What makes it stand out from the crowd? Nothing like this exists in the entire universe. What’s next? 1. Disrupt. 2. Dominate. ... Read More

The Startup Pitch - 2 hours ago

Tech and Trump

 I won’t insult your intelligence by pretending to be unbiased. I think exactly what you’d expect a Canadian who lives in San Francisco to think: how could anyone with a reasonable command of the available evidence even consider voting for Donald Trump? …But my search for an answer has led me to the uncomfortable sense that the tech industry is partly responsible for… Read More TechCrunch

TechCrunch - 6 hours ago

Nailing the Startup Interview

If you’re coming out of a more corporate background, or following traditional interview prep advice, the startup interview might throw you for a loop.   Here are six tips to help you nail your interview:   1. Research the company on social media and startup news sources. Your research list needs to extend far beyond the website and major news sources. You will likely find the company if you search for them on: Entrepreneur Magazine, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Mashable, and similar news sources. Follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Facebook, Google+ and AngelList. 2. Stalk the staff, politely and only ... Read More

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8 Keys To Attracting The Right Technical Co-Founder

Technology is so key to every business these days that experienced business-smart but non-tech entrepreneurs are feeling deeper and deeper in the hole. Even if they realize that they need real technical strength at the top, they are not sure how to attract and select the talent and expertise they really need. Should they go after high-tech nerds for partners, or professional technologists? The right answer for a good business partner today is neither of the above. Startups succeed most often when the founding partners know how to build and run a business, rather than how to build and run ... Read More

Startup Professionals - 6 hours ago

Pitch for Trelify

Company / App Name: Trelify http://trelify.kasemartin.cz What does it do? Trelify is the best desktop client for Trello. Whether it’s managing a team, writing an epic screenplay, or just making a grocery list, Trello is your sidekick for getting things done and staying organized. Why do we need it? *Native notifications *Fully featured trello experience *Use all Trello keyboard shortcuts *Fast and responsive User Interface *Real Native experince of Using Trello on your Chrome, Mac or PC. *Based for Using on Mouse and Trackpad Who is it for? Trelify is the best desktop client for Trello. Whether it’s managing a ... Read More

The Startup Pitch - 6 hours ago

Immigration Options for Startups

This month, we’ll have Elizaveta “Lisa” Eisenberg, an experienced immigration lawyer, discuss immigration options for startups who have a foreign founder or who seek to retain foreign employees. Lisa will review work visas and permanent residence options most commonly used by startups, discuss current trends, and identify best practices in overcoming the unique challenges faced by early stage companies dealing with immigration issues. We’ll provide pizza and beer. http://www.meetup.com/PlainTalk/events/164379892/

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Video Of The Week: Yancey Strickler at TOA 2016

Yancey Strickler, CEO and co-founder of Kickstarter, gave a keynote at Tech Open Air in Berlin last month. He talked about some issues facing the startup/tech sector today. It is an important talk. AVC

AVC - 8 hours ago

Pitch for VIVA Lifestyle and Travel

Company / App Name: VIVA Lifestyle and Travel http://www.vivalifestyleandtravel.com Twitter – vivalife_global What does it do? VIVA is a smart and beautiful lifestyle recommendation app that only recommends quintessential experiences to luxury travellers and local tastemakers. Our team of global curators only provides the best insider experience in each city. Why do we need it? Reduce decision fatigue when deciding on where to eat or what to do when travelling or in your own city. VIVA takes advantage of the paradox of choice and a smart A.I. and offers you a tailored recommendation we are sure you’ll love. Who is ... Read More

The Startup Pitch - 9 hours ago

Crunch Report | Justin Kan Talks YC

Justin Kan swings by the TC studio to talk YC, Snapchat and a new app he is working on, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is working on a proposal to retain foreigners who build startups, a new type of shape-shifting material is created out of MIT, three tech stories about cars, and Rackspace is going private. All this on Crunch report. Read More TechCrunch

TechCrunch - 10 hours ago

Pitch for WallSee

Company / App Name: WallSee https://www.wallsee.com Twitter – advocateware What does it do? WallSee is a simple but sophisticated platform that allows a brand to recruit advocates, inform them of promotions and empower them to tell the brand story with their network. Brands can do more than just push promotions Why do we need it? So traditional marketing efforts no longer work… Everyone knows this. In a hyper active consumer market, people want to be more engaged with the companies they buy from. Digital marketing has been the response to this, Who is it for? marketers, public relations, brands, retailers, ... Read More

The Startup Pitch - 12 hours ago