Startups

8 eCommerce Startups You Need to Know About

These days most shopping happens online. You can find just about anything—then click, type, ship, and you’re done! It’s no surprise eCommerce startups are on the rise. Read more...

The 9 Best Events for NYC-Based Entrepreneurs This May

Whether you get your business going from a WeWork or your studio apartment, you’ll still face the same questions: How will I get funding? What type of business entity should I start with? What should I to do first? Read more...

Follow the Money: How to Get Funding for an Early-Stage Startup

Before you start raising funds in the project, the main thing is to understand the various stages of its life cycle. This will help determine what way (or combination of methods) you take to obtain startup financing. Read more...

The 5 Best Project Management Tools for Startups

No matter how well established your company is, ensuring that everything that needs to get done, gets done—and done well—is a huge challenge. In a startup—where resources are tight and everything falls on your shoulders—it can be even harder. Read more...

The 10 Best Events For Entrepreneurs In NYC This April

Whether you're looking for funding, need to pitch your startup idea, or simply want to get the latest information on current best practices for startups, networking events for entrepreneurs are the ticket. Here are the 10 best events that any entrepreneur in NYC should attend. Read more...

17 Articles For Entrepreneurs Worth Checking Out

As an entrepreneur, you’re familiar with how things just pop up out of nowhere. No matter how hard you try to plan for the unexpected, there are always surprises. What’s your go-to resource when you’ve been caught off guard by an obstacle to your business? Read more...

Flap Before You Fly: How To Get Your Startup Off The Ground — Market Research

You’re brainstorming when this great idea for an app hits you. “Why hasn’t it been thought of before?” You’re onto something. It’s definitely novel, but is it worthwhile? Or in other words: Will it add value to the world? Read more...

The 11 Best NYC Events For Entrepreneurs This March

The ROI on meeting the right people and learning the right things to get your startup of the ground is high. Whether it's getting to know your next big client, forming a strong partnership, learning some new skills, or getting good advice from those who have been there before, as an entrepreneur, you need to be out there networking. Check out these 11 startup-themed events in NYC that ought to help you find your way. Read more...

The 15 Best Digital Marketing Tools for Entrepreneurs

If you’re an entrepreneur about to launch your startup, then you know how important every cent can be. While executing your core competency will be a crucial factor to the success of your business, another important step is effectively marketing your business. Below are 15 of the best digital marketing tools that can help you get your marketing initiatives going from scratch. Read more...

This February’s Top 10 Must-Visit Events In NYC For Entrepreneurs

So, you’ve finally decided to launch a startup in NYC. That’s great! Whether you’re destined to build the next million dollar business or perhaps something less prolific, you would certainly benefit from hearing about the experience of somebody who’s done it before. Here’s a list of some startup-themed events where you can from the experiences of seasoned entrepreneurs, meet potential investors and/or business partners for your project, and get tips from experienced entrepreneurs on how to accelerate startup growth. Read more...

Hiring for startups: 5 Effective tips for interviewing software engineers

Hiring for startups can be really challenging. While that’s probably pretty obvious, the diligence and careful attention for detail is especially pronounced when looking for a software engineer—even more so when you, the prospective employer, lacks certain fundamental coding competencies.   Read more...

8 Game-Changing Books for Entrepreneurs

To be an entrepreneur is to be responsible for everything in your business — from the managing the people, to defining of the company’s vision. While there’s a different story behind the launch of every startup, there are several excellent books out there written by founders, business consultants, and those who have been on the front lines of creating a business from scratch. Read more...

The More You Know: 5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn Some Basic Coding

Looking for a road block early on in your startup? When it comes to the nitty, gritty details of the backend, non-technical startup entrepreneurs underestimate the importance of learning to code far too often. Of course, they’re experts in non-technical areas like finance or marketing, and as it’s gotten them this far, they might not have considered the value in knowing some essential programming fundamentals. As such, they often entrust software development to a CTO, hire freelancers, or an agency. Read more...

New Year, New Opportunities: 11 January Events In NYC To Inspire You to Finally Launch Your Startup Idea

Every year you promise yourself you’re going to get off the couch and finally turn that big idea of yours into the next game-changing business. But how to get started? Before you do anything yourself, you need to learn from those who have done it before. That's why we propose that you to start off the new year with a handful of inspiring startup-themed events that will get you ready to finally execute on your big idea in 2018. Read more...

Trust the Process – Finding the Right Software Development Methodology for Your Startup

There are a number of different methodologies suited to different needs of different organizations. Not every methodology works for every team. It’s all about finding the right balance of what works for you, your team, and, most importantly, getting the job done. We’re going to break down what we know, and from there, you decide how you’re going to get organized. Read more...

7 year closing events for entrepreneurs in NYC

December Event Digest

Every month in NYC dozens of events for startups are set up. Organizers bring together tech companies, entrepreneurs, and investors. The main purpose of such events is to provide advice on overcoming the difficulties in the beginning of building a startup, to give business tips and to help startups gain financial support. We have prepared a small selection of events for entrepreneurs in NYC that will help launch startups in 2018. Read more...

Ezetech Featured in Clutch Coverage of Leading Web & App Developers

Clutch, a ratings and reviews platform for businesses, recently featured Ezetech in their ongoing coverage of leading software development agencies in New York. Recognized for our tech expertise and being an implementation partner to many successful NYC startups, Ezetech has swiftly risen to the top of Clutch’s ranking and continues to grow on their platform as we deliver quality work and complete more projects for our clients. Read more...

Networking Tips For Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur you need to strike a healthy balance between work and personal time; however, be advised that the former will likely outweigh the latter. As your startup gains traction you'll find yourself constantly solving for short supplies of money and hard-working people on your side. So much to do, and hardly enough time to get it all done! Read more...

The ‘One to Many’ Story Behind spoiled. NYC

Part 1

Like any other compelling experience on the web, spoiled. NYC is a story unto itself. As the project’s lead developer I had a front-row seat to spoiled. MEDIA consulting Ezetech regarding how they could get their media business to the next level through leveraging technology. Read more...

What Is A Minimum Viable Product?

Part 3

Back at the Meetup circuit you find yourself in this redundant conversation about the next big thing. High on your success with an MVP-sparked business you wonder if the latest generation of entrepreneurs is trading in the perennial exuberance of the startup space or just plain fantasy. Read more...

What Is A Minimum Viable Product?

Part 2

You're at another meetup flexing your MVP knowledge when you get this kind of a response: “I just don’t believe MVPs are enough to capture the imagination of today’s finicky customers. Markets aren't so forgiving of brands. Businesses get only one chance to make a first impression.” Read more...

Business Planning — The Team

Part 2

Whether you consider yourself a people person or not, getting a startup off the ground kind of makes you one by default. So let’s dig into some people considerations for putting together an awesome team to build an app and take it to market. Read more...

What Is A Minimum Viable Product?

Part 1

You're at a meetup talking to some folks in tech and the term “MVP” keeps getting batted around. You experience cognitive dissonance as you’re not sure if they’re referring to sports or software. Then after figuring out that MVP stands for ‘minimum viable product’ you start wondering what it really means. Perhaps you're still wondering. Read more...

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From Website to Mobile App – Your Four Best Options

An MVP strategy is all about figuring out how to get users to pick up your product, validate product/market-fit, and jump-start the iteration process. Later, when you're getting traction you can focus on delivering a compelling user experience; but in the beginning, it's all about getting that initial user feedback. Read more...

Customer Development, There’s A Chatbot For That

Ten years ago when financial professionals were away from their company’s Bloomberg Terminal and wanted to conduct market research and analysis they were limited to charts and spreadsheets saved at the office. Fast forward to 2016 with data availability a foregone conclusion and the SaaS model opening the culture of finance... Read more...

Augmented Reality Up Close

Does anybody else miss trying to "catch'em all?" Feels like only yesterday we were seeing both kids and adults alike wandering around in public staring into their smartphones like zombies. How quickly the Pokémon Go craze came and went this past summer. Read more...

A Strong Team is a Thoughtful Team

A few weeks ago I attended an agile software development conference where I saw a variety of presentations on topics ranging from new trends in mobile development to best practices for agile teams - as well as the usual lessons learned in project management. Read more...

An Overview of Current UX and Digital Product Design Trends

These days a unique experience is crucial to establishing the online identity of a digital product. Digital products of online space are received by consumers in much the same way as the tangible products of the real world. Such basic qualities as practicality, intuitive design, and ease of use are no longer just nice-to-haves—they’re need-to-haves. Read more...

Chatbots — The New Face of Artificial Intelligence

As the data scientists keep pushing artificial intelligence closer and closer to general intelligence it’s worth reviewing what their progress has engendered thus far in terms of useful business applications. So with this post let’s examine the current buzz around chatbots, understand where they came from, and consider why they might be the web’s next marketing paradigm. Read more...

Beyond Artificial Intelligence

These days computers are doing so much more than just computing. Our lives have become increasingly interdependent with technology as more and more of our time is spent connected to online networks. Read more...