By Jeff Goldstein
January 10th, 2017
Guest Posts

Startups are accustomed to operating in lean and quick fashion, so in the interest of “speed to market” they often do not have the luxury (or expense) of having legal advisors review their practices. Here, however, are great examples of when/where it is critically important to do so:
 

 

By Jack Petrie
December 28th, 2016
Real Estate Reflections

There are three types of transparency required in commercial real estate:

  1. Market Transparency;
  2. Lease (or Process) Transparency;
  3. Professional Transparency.

By Dennis Clemente
December 19th, 2016
Events & Recaps

NEW YORK— How would you like to do things in 4 ways? asked Alvin Zhou of Buzzfeed’s Tasty at the Design Driven meetup last December 13 at Buzzfeed.

By Dennis Clemente
December 11th, 2016
Events & Recaps

NEW YORK—If George Constanza of Seinfeld lived in the 21st century, he would have solved the issue he had with tip jars back in the day. They never made a sound. When a pizza hired hand took his eyes off him for a second, he didn’t see Constanza show his generosity. So what does Constanza being Constanza do? He tried to grab his dollar back only to be caught as if he were stealing the latter’s tips.

By Dennis Clemente
December 10th, 2016
Events & Recaps

NEW YORK—Is content strategy going to be more effective if you consider it part of back-end development? If companies think marketing is all after the website or app is done, they should really think again. More than ever, structure is essential to making content future-friendly.  

By Dennis Clemente
November 21st, 2016
Events & Recaps

NEW YORK—When a meetup isn’t just a meetup, it’s an actual learning experience. Vaughn Shinall, head of product outreach at Temboo, did more than the usual company profile in his talk by providing the audience with some valuable tips for bringing IoT (Internet of Things) to anyone’s business at the Hardwired meetup last November 16 at WeWork in Chelsea.

By Dennis Clemente
November 12th, 2016
Events & Recaps

NEW YORK— Last November 10, the meetup called Data Science & Analytics for Communications Industry showed us how IBM Watson Analytics is making it easier for business professionals to analyze data and extract insights for businesses across data intensive disciplines, including marketing (social media and networks), sales, operations, finance and human resources.

By Hannah Bornstein
November 9th, 2016
Guest Posts

We all feel it - the crisp of fall in the air has arrived in NYC. It's a little darker when we leave the office now, and Summer Fridays seem to be distant memories. No need to despair - fall can give summer a run for its money if you do it right. Whether you're still munching watermelon for a snack and planning beach trips in denial or donning a flannel and a beanie while sipping pumpkin spice everything, you can bring these five easy practices to your workplace to make the transition into chilly weather a little more....chill. 

By Dennis Clemente
November 7th, 2016
Events & Recaps

NEW YORK--“I don’t believe in VR (virtual reality),” said Olivier Laurent, editor at Lightbox, a blog by the TIME’s photo department, in a meetu on the topic, “Visual Storytelling and the Future of Photos” last November 2 at the Libris by Photoshelter in Union Square. It was  certainly a gutsy admission, considering that tech titans have rolled out or are launching their own VR devices with fanfare.

By Dennis Clemente
November 6th, 2016
Events & Recaps

NEW YORK -- If you’re rebranding and you didn’t go to the Design Driven meetup last November 1 at WeWork, you missed the outstanding presentations of Bryan Berger, Product Design lead at General Assembly and Jennifer Gergen, Design director at Meetup.