Red Rocket recently acquired Restaurant Furniture Plus, a B2B e-commerce website selling furniture to restaurants. What made this business different from most of the other businesses I have managed was the fact it was 100% a virtual company. The founders worked from their homes in California and the fulfillment team worked from their homes in Ohio. So, we decided […]
Hatred and intolerance lead to violence and tragedies like Pittsburgh. Corporations have a duty to fight them As America and the world mourn the 11 deaths of the Pittsburgh tragedy, the debate is unfolding: how can we prevent these terrible actions? Are we destined to repeat this grimly familiar process forever? What is not debatable is that intolerant violence is on the rise. The US alone […]
I still know some entrepreneurs who boast of simply following their gut instincts, rather than listen to anyone or any data, to make strategic decisions. We’ve all worked with autocratic leaders in large companies who seem to thrive in this mode. They all forget or ignore the high-profile failures that have resulted from some single-handed business decisions.
“If you knew that you had only one more day to live, what are the things you would do?”
As the current year draws to a close and the next one begins, most people get a little introspective—and entrepreneurs are no exception. Every year has its ups and downs, and startup founders understand this better than most.
ObjectBox is the edge database that all your favorite mobile applications are running on such as Pinterest and Snapchat. Edge computing enables decentralization, so developers can store data close to the source, making it less vulnerable to outside attacks without a dependency on SQL. Not only does edge computing deliver insanely fast response rates, but it […]
The single best article you’ll ever read about sales prospecting and Mark Birch gives you everything you need in what is deemed The Prospecting Manifesto.
Consumers are being asked more and more to hand over their personal data in order to partake in a company’s reward program, but is this truly the best method?
In the last few years, I’ve heard more and more about a new type of small business, called a “micro-business” (or micro-enterprise). These are usually characterized as owner-operated, with five employees or less, and less than $250,000 in sales. With the low cost of e-commerce entry and powerful Internet technologies, they require minimal capital to […]
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for London startups for 12/12/18 featuring funding details for BuffaloGrid.