search cancel
Catching Up With Andres Barreto: Serial Entrepreneur, Social Activist, And Now Startup Investor In Latin America
Mar29

Catching Up With Andres Barreto: Serial Entrepreneur, Social Activist, And Now Startup Investor In Latin America

I first interviewed Andres Barreto last July when he had just secured $6m for his little project called Onswipe, the platform that transforms your existing content for touch web. As a bonafide serial entrepreneur and advocate for Latin American entrepreneurship and innovation, Andres now finds himself…

Read More
The Best Of Tech 2012 – A Look Back At The Top 20 Killer Startups, Entrepreneurs, And Tech Stories
Dec31

The Best Of Tech 2012 – A Look Back At The Top 20 Killer Startups, Entrepreneurs, And Tech Stories

Wow, last year was filled with inspiring startup stories, incredible entrepreneurial advice, and some awesome improvements on technology. Social media exploded, with networks like LinkedIn and Twitter giving Facebook a run for its money. And startup accelerators popped up all over the world to give…

Read More

The Startup Sit Down’s Trep Takaways: Biggest Startup Surprise (Good Or Bad)

Since the first Startup Sit Down session with DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg, there have been some pretty amazing tips, advice and experiences shared with some successful startup entrepreneurs. I’ve gathered some great “trep takaways” from the founder’s  “biggest startup surprise, good or bad.”   Andrew Follett of Demo Duck: Competition is Good. When I sat down with Andrew back in June, he told me that competition means...

Read More

The Startup Sit Down: Andres Barreto – Founder Of OnSwipe And GrooveShark On Securing $6 Million In Funding

I was thrilled when I heard I would be interviewing the founder of my favorite music-streaming site Grooveshark, Andres Barreto. But when I found out we had some serious connections – he went to college in Florida and graduated a year after me (same major), his current office is four blocks from where I used to work in NYC, his editor works in the same office I do now, etc. – I knew we would get on like a house on fire,...

Read More

TechStars NYC 2012 Demo Day

TechStars NYC is the Harvard of accelerators. As the #1 startup accelerator in the world, it’s selection rate makes winning the lottery look like a walk in the park. But, in a way, getting accepted is like winning the lottery.     The accelerator, who has locations in Boston, Boulder, NYC, Seattle and San Antonio, invests $118K in each company, mentors the freshman startups for three intensive months, hooks the them up with...

Read More