Access Code is a free 9 month mobile development program, which enables talented adults from low-income and underrepresented communities to learn iOS or Android and get jobs in the NYC tech economy. This program raises the average income of graduates from less than $26,000 a year to $73,000 a year, and brings them from the poverty line […]
Lots of videos go viral. Few prove as lucrative as Michael Dubin’s.
Business leaders have many tasks to accomplish and prio […]
Product Hunt. It seems out of nowhere it has become the […]
CHRISTINA BECHHOLD: When is the right time to raise? When you have a legitimate, defensible use of proceeds that clearly enhances your growth prospects. You have an idea and a prototype – raise some money from friends and family, which will give you flexibility with fewer strings attached. Show More Summary
Anybody who reads the blog regularly will know that I […] The post What is The Best Way to Explain Your Startup? appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
While I was at Disrupt last monday, I did two TV appearances. I posted this first one, CNBC, on Tuesday. Here’s the second one, on ABC’s Real Biz. There are two other clips from that interview on YouTube: On learning to code On Bitcoin and Wearables
The SEP (Software Engineering Pilot) Spring Showcase is today from 10am to 2pm at BRIC in Brooklyn. I’m still in Paris so will miss it but I encourage anyone in NYC to attend. Here’s a video from last year’s showcase so you can see what goes on at the SEP showcase. SEP Showcase from SEPNYC on […]
This video was made to celebrate Etsy’s year in 2007. That was the third year the company was in business and the second year we were invested. I think this does an incredible job of showing what the secret sauce was that made Etsy what it is.
Many of you will know that Twitter unexpectedly cancell […] The post Can You Build Your Business on Somebody Else’s Platform? appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
We built MakeSpace’s logistics systems and custom […] The post Why Unicorns Are No Longer Enough. The Battle for Hendecorns appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
Last week Fred Wilson and I sat down in Santa Monica fo […] The post What I’ve Learned from Fred Wilson appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
Over the past year, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), led by Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky, has been attempting to create a set of regulations for virtual currency services. They called this set of regulations the “Bitlicense.” I have been following this issue closely and participated in public testimony before the DFS back […]
A few weeks before the FCC vote on Net Neutrality, I spent the weekend in Las Vegas with my dad. He recently wrote a beautiful post about his side of the experience. Right after we got back I wrote a post about explaining Net Neutrality to him and referenced drawing a picture on a napkin as... Read more The post The Net Neutrality Napkin appeared first on Feld Thoughts.
If you are a 20-something tech entrepreneur you could […] The post How the Seed-Stage VC Trend Began, The Downsides of Unicorns & Much More appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
Shrouded in mystery and hype, Clinkle was supposed to be the next big thing in digital payments. Instead, it is a debit-rewards program.
One of the vivid memories I have from being a startup C […]
Last night at dinner with a group of officers from Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, Oxford Professor and legendary evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asked me to explain why I signed up to be a Trustee of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. Show More Summary
Yesterday President Obama came out strongly in support of the admittedly awfully named principle of net neutrality. I wish he had done so sooner but will take it now. This is an absolutely critical principle to maintain in order to keep the Internet open for innovation. Show More Summary
The President did one of the gutsiest things he’s done in the six years he’s been in office yesterday. He came out in favor of treating access to the Internet as a basic and essential service that should be treated like phone calls, electricity, water, sewer, and the other utilities we have in our life. […]