Can Your Venture Survive the $2,000 Challenge?

A recent NPR podcast told of a report done back in 2011 by Oxford professor Peter Tufano.  He set out to examine how fragile American households are by exploring if a family could come up with $2,000 with 30 days notice. Research showed that most emergencies can be solved by $2,000: unexpected car trouble; [...]

By |2017-12-04T21:10:34+00:00December 4th, 2017|Business Strategy|0 Comments

The 3 Questions Your Fledgling Business NEEDS to Ask

Yesterday Hub Etzion, a co-working space located in Gush Etzion where I physically sit and serve as its board chair, hosted veteran PR & Communication strategist Alan Weinkrantz.  Alan lent his talents by holding open "office hours" for over five hours for local businesses and startups.  Then, later in the evening he hosted a pizza party [...]

By |2017-12-04T00:06:54+00:00December 30th, 2015|Business Strategy|0 Comments

3 Take-Aways about Business-Models from the Forum on Information Systems

Today, I attended the first meeting of the Nonprofit Forum on Information Systems. The first speaker, Raz Hyperman (it’s an Israel name, go with me here), a senior member of the Israeli government’s Information and Communication Technology Division, shared a number of axioms related to Business Models that are applicable to both for-profits and nonprofits, [...]