Florida startup founder advocates for startups getting ripped off by imitators

NightCap co-founder Michael Benarde said there's an unforeseen issue with blowing up on "Shark Tank" as a small business looking to scale: The popularity means countless e-commerce copycats......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2024

Former CEO of buzzy tech startup hit with prison time for fraud

Prosecutors said the sentence of ex-Headspin CEO Manish Lachwani is a warning to other "fake it til you make it" Silicon Valley startups. Manish Lachwani, CEO of HeadSpinHeadSpinThe founder of startup HeadSpin just g.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 23rd, 2024

How I became Florida Man: Why one Bay Area startup founder joined the Miami migration

Investor and entrepreneur Geoffrey.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 24th, 2021

12 successful startup founders who can also claim the title of mom

Stefan Wieland There are plenty of women who have scaled successful startups and hold the titles of founder or CEO.  But these women are also called "mom," by their children at home.   Fro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2020

A solution for Louisville startups lacking capital? Angel investing

MetroStart founder Alan Grosheider shared his insights into the world of angel investing and Louisville's startup ecosystem......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

Broward startup attracts largest VC investment in South Florida in Q1

CarePredict raised the most venture capital in the tri-county area during the first quarter of 2019, but startups in other parts of Florida attracted larger investments, according to a new Money Tree Report by PwC and CB Insights. The Plantation compa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

How Boston startup BeautyLynk landed a giant billboard ad in Times Square

Boston-based BeautyLynk Inc. is getting the kind of visibility most startups can only dream about, but the founder had to go outside of Boston to get it. The company's logo and branding was plastered for five minutes Wednesday on 12,800 square feet o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2018

A founder who sold his last startup for ~$50 million is using book and movie deals to boost his new YouTube-centric media company

Brat We live in a media era dominated by big franchises from companies like Disney. But Brat cofounder Rob Fishman thinks that digital media startups don't do enough building of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2018

A startup founder says too many job candidates focus on the wrong thing when it comes to stock compensation

REUTERS/Mike Blake Getting a job offer at a startup is exciting. But making sense of the pay package startups offer can be daunting. Those.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 29th, 2018

Sacramento"s Ascend program offers paid stipends to clean-tech startup entrepreneurs

The city of Sacramento’s Office of Innovation and Economic Development and consulting firm Momentum are offering a paid program to help entrepreneurs prepare to get future funding for clean-tech startups......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2024

Kaufman Rossin co-founder James Kaufman dies

He started one of the largest accounting firms in South Florida......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2024

Michael Saylor Says "The Price Of BTC Is Still Less Than $0.08M" As King Crypto Within Touching Distance Of A New ATH

MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ:MSTR) co-founder and one of the biggest Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) advocates, Michael Saylor, deemed the King Crypto's recent surge as just the beginning, subtly hinting at its enormou read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 21st, 2024

Disconnect over startup valuations limited deals in 2023, per report

Atlanta investors and startups did not see eye-to-eye over valuations in 2023......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2024

Virtuous has ‘fast start’ in 2024; founder aims to help nonprofits with new book

The founder of an emerging Valley startup has launched a new book, coinciding with the company's rapid growth in the nonprofit sector......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2024

Founder of troubled aviation startup says he can"t pay $575K in fines

Recent court documents detail the financial situation of AeroVanti founder Patrick Britton-Harr and explains his attempts to raise money......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2024

Arizona startup Dae Hair looks to grow after pulling in major funding round

From Arizona Inno. Dae Hair, a Mesa-based premium hair care products startup, has brought in an $8 million series A funding raise that its founder says will accelerate its next stage of growth. The funding round was led by San Francisco-based V.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2024

AI startups are in a talent and fundraising race, Perplexity AI founder says

OpenAI's large compensation packages for top AI engineers has pushed the cost of talent up for AI startups, Perplexity AI CEO Aravind Srinivas said during a conference hosted by Axios......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2024

Cale Johnston, founder and CEO of Roy and former CEO of ClickSWITCH, on his entrepreneurial drive and his legacy (podcast)

Never miss an episode of Off the Record. Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Cale Johnston enjoyed noteworthy success with his first fintech startup, ClickSWITCH, which he sold in 2021. But despite his positive experience, Johnston.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2024

China Has Yet To Have Its "ChatGPT Moment," Says Billionaire Startup Founder Kai-Fu Lee Who Is Launching Consumer-Oriented AI App Wanzhi

AI pioneer Kai-Fu Lee is launching Wanzhi, a consumer AI application designed to boost productivity in China, marking the country's significant advancement in artificial intelligence technology. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 12th, 2024

I"m a startup founder who moved from Houston to Tulsa for a more affordable lifestyle. I"ve been impressed by Tulsa"s thriving entrepreneurial scene and small-city charm.

Jhonathan Vazq.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 11th, 2024

Funding wrap: Serial entrepreneurs return with new startups, new money

While local startup funding has declined significantly from its peak years in 2021 a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2024