Startups, pitches, launches and no more sushi

Here’s part 2: more of what I learned at Northside Innovation Festival Uh oh. Your pitch is too good Investors told us that incubators and the like have gotten so good at helping startups polish their pitches that they are all becoming indistinguishably great. They all hit the same metrics, the same themes. They’re becoming […]

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How to pitch your startup to a VC

In a recent excellent panel, five investors talk turkey about what is for them an everyday experience – listening to pitches and picking winners.  If you are looking for funding or even just starting out on a venture – this will get your thinking off on the right track – certainly as far as seeking investment […]

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Ideas Aplenty at NExT Expo

My head is swimming with other people’s ideas. I just spent an energizing hour at the NExT Expo down the street from my office. The big tent in McCarren Park is full of start ups and the thrilled-to-be-pitching-you founders along with their early-stage employees and interns. Every one of them was wound up and ready […]

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