7/30/13
Posted at 1:27h, 30 Jul 2013 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, We saw this story this week and thought we’d share: “Back in the 1970s, liquid hand soap was sold by one guy: Robert Taylor, and his small company Minnetonka.  It was his invention, and he knew he was on to something big. Test audiences loved the product and, despite barely having enough resources to […]
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7/23/13
Posted at 1:26h, 23 Jul 2013 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, We all go to meetings all over town, all the time. It’s exhausting, to be sure, and invariably, upon arrival, we’re asked if we’d like a beverage: coffee, tea, water, soda. Since many a meetings are morning meetings, and since this is New York, one of the undisputed caffeine capitals of the […]
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8/20/13
Posted at 1:30h, 20 Jul 2013 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, Here’s the link to RSVP to our event this evening, and hope to see you there. It starts at 6 pm, open bar for the first hour, and we will be packing truffles. Last week Elon Musk unveiled his plans for the Hyperloop, a transport that can potentially carry passengers from LA […]
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7/16/13
Posted at 1:25h, 16 Jul 2013 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, We attended yet another pitching event recently. Five companies pitching to a handful of investors, many of whom we knew. One of the companies blew us away. Smart cofounders targeting a space that’s certainly heating up. A bit crowded, but no clear winner yet. They’re  taking a unique approach and have good […]
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7/9/13
Posted at 11:21h, 09 Jul 2013 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, It’s the height of summer. Investors are out at their summer homes. Things have quieted down. We know that startups never rest, so what’s an entrepreneur to do, when sitting it out until September is just not an option? Here are some suggestions: 1.     Work on your deck. We know you’re sick […]
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