LA Tech news for the week ending 10/19 including the LA startup fundings, exits, and events including news for Wheel, Provivi, and much, much more…
In a recent post, I talked about our focus on Digital Brands. Food, drink, and new ingredients certainly are part consumer goods and digital brands. But this area is unique enough to deserve its own explanation. That’s because food and drink are not only digital products, but also new expressions of the emerging science of health […]
Neuralink proposes to transcend reality and make virtual experiences feel totally real. How will Elon Musk’s neuralink challenge subjectivity?
Too many customers have long felt distanced from many successful brands, seeing them as closed and mysterious environments, focused only on profits and killing competitors. They may not have noticed the wave of “open businesses,” spawned by the Internet and social media. These are responding to the demands of this new world for collaboration, trust, […]
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 10/19/19 featuring funding details for Havenly, Algolia, and much much more.
Every aspiring business leader and entrepreneur needs to understand their seven leadership initiatives, as summarized and paraphrased here.
The more content you put out for more audience demographics and segments, the more you can really understand what they respond to and refine what you’re putting out based on actual data – instead of only depending on the subjective opinions of decision-makers.
Every entrepreneur and business leader believes that he or she has the full trust of their team and their customers, and in fact, most do in the beginning. In my experience, most business professionals still believe in the old proverb, “trust but verify.” In this context, that means you trust your leaders initially, but you […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 10/16/2019 featuring funding details for Wheels, Linear B, and much more.
We don’t do a great job of talking about the most important cost of starting a company – our mental and emotional well-being. Every bit of startup life chips away at our lives as a constant grind. It’s a journey few of us truly appreciate until we are too far into it. It’s time to start having a more open conversation about what it really costs to be a startup Founder.
New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally and act locally, from day one. This approach, popularly known as “glocalization,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. Recognizing this is as much […]