Jamasen Rodriguez at the NYSE during the Kairos Society Summit.

Its always good to be well-rounded and versed in popular topics, however does being a “jack of all trades, master of none” matter in today’s world? Can anyone be a master of many trades? Maybe Tim Ferris would have a better answer for that one. It seems that in my ever growing entrepreneurial communities I […]

Today is the last day of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 and we have seen really great companies come out and some rough ones. Below is one of my favorite platforms and one of the worse pitches I have seen. The Good: Codeanywhere, The Google Doc for Developers I know my CTO @sinantier5 would love to […]

There are always competitors. Why should anyone use your service, buy your product, or eat your food? Tech companies can learn a lot by eating at and observing the operations of a Michelin-starred restaurant. Walking into a Michelin-starred restaurant you should experience great customer service, excellent quality food, and a beautiful atmosphere. Here is the Michelin’s […]

Disclaimer: This is a reblogged post from Petovera by Matt Ackerson Do you ever find it easier to do what you want rather than do what someone else taught you, even if they’re an expert? I do, all the time. Why? Because change is hard, and we all prefer something more familiar to the friction […]

Personal Brand

There are many blog posts out there talking about building your personal brand. They all tell you the same thing: What is your mantra? What is your expertise? What can you offer to people you meet? These are all great questions to think about but here are 6 things you can do in the next […]


An email address alone does you no good if you cannot create a concise and actionable email. Creating such an email is a true art form. Here are 7 tips to getting the response you need from an investor. Summary in the Subject Summarize what you want the investor to reply to. If you have […]

Inspirational Video

If you want to be a great entrepreneur, some days you will have to go 3 days without sleep. How bad do you really want to be successful?