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Zainab Zaki Embraced Her Failure and Learned From it

By | Jul 29, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Part of starting up is failure – that’s a given. It’s never easy, but at the same time it’s a learning process and long does the entrepreneur last who sees failure in this light. Zainab Zaki was the COO at Tappedin, a social discovery…

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Rohit Bhargava Doesn’t Think You Should Over-Focus on Company Branding

By | Jul 28, 2014 at 7:56 pm

As an author Rohit Bhargava has written three physical books and published two e-books. As the CEO at Influential Marketing Group, he’s just as comfortable. That’s because in addition to being a dynamite author, Bhargava has always been a marketing and branding guy. He started…

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Blake Hall’s Entrepreneurial Goal Was to Find a Secret in the Market

By | Jul 25, 2014 at 6:00 pm

During his time at Harvard Business School, after he was out of the US Army, Blake Hall embarked on an academic project that would one day become ID.me. It’s beginnings were based on one thought: members of the military and veteran community didn’t have…

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Zvi Band: The Key to Successful Networking is Practice and Effort

By | Jul 25, 2014 at 4:30 pm

During Frank Gruber’s recent Startup Mixology stop in Washington D.C. at the Crystal Tech Fund, he sat down with a panel of guests to talk about different facets of starting up, launching new products, and leveraging networks for success. When Zvi Band, CEO of Contactually,…

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Dan Berger Talks About Social Tables’ Journey From B2C to B2B

By | Jul 24, 2014 at 7:30 pm

If you hadn’t heard, Frank Gruber wrote a book! And with the release of that book came a whirlwind tour of stops where Gruber sat down and talked with some major players in the tech startup ecosystem. During the stop in Washington D.C., at The…

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Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff Talks Success, Content vs Product, and Company Culture

By | Jun 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm

In his day to day with Vox Media, Jim Bankoff runs all aspects of one of the fastest growing online publishers. And you’re most likely familiar with Vox Media if you’ve read any of the sites they manage like SBNation, The Verge, and Eater….