Jason Saltzman

Jason Saltzman

Startup Mentor, Entrepreneur, CEO of AlleyNYC

Jason Saltzman is a seasoned entrepreneur with a background in sales and marketing. Through his roll as CEO of AlleyNYC and as a TechStars mentor, he advises hundreds of startups, offering real life practical application and creative marketing advice.  He is also considered a “must know” in the NYC entrepreneurial scene.  

Why Techstars Acquired Startup Weekend
TechStars

Why Techstars Acquired Startup Weekend

Techstars just announced that they acquired UP Global, including the organization's Startup Weekend, Startup Week, Startup Next, and Startup Digest programs. Here's why.
An Insider Look at RocketHub, the AlleyNYC Company That Sold for $15 Million
Alleynyc

An Insider Look at RocketHub, the AlleyNYC Company That Sold for $15 Million

Rockethub, incubated at AlleyNYC, sold for $15 million. Coworking was a big part of its success.
Meet Some of the Most Promising New York City Startups
Alleynyc

Meet Some of the Most Promising New York City Startups

Techstars just held its Winter 2015 NYC Demo Day, and the companies presenting were all amazing.
What It Will Take for Kuwait to Find Its Entrepreneurial Groove
Entrepreneurship

What It Will Take for Kuwait to Find Its Entrepreneurial Groove

The State Department sent Jason Saltzman to the heart of the Middle East. What he found, in this documentary, was that entrepreneurship can change attitudes.
The 8-Step Battle Plan to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
Alleynyc

The 8-Step Battle Plan to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

It sometimes feel like war when you work for yourself. Based on my success, here is your best plan of action.
How Carmelo Anthony Is Becoming a Tech Player
Alleynyc

How Carmelo Anthony Is Becoming a Tech Player

Carmelo Anthony and his partner have launched a seed fund to focus on digital media.
Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class
Alleynyc

Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
How Hard Is Entrepreneurship? Nothing Comes Easy.
Entrepreneurship

How Hard Is Entrepreneurship? Nothing Comes Easy.

Entrepreneurship is very, very hard work. My path to success involved dented cars, the FBI and going broke.
Twitter Founder Has a New App and It's Super
Entrepreneurs

Twitter Founder Has a New App and It's Super

Biz Stone changed the world when he founded Twitter. Now, he's just trying to have more fun.
For the Startup-Minded, Debating the Pros and Cons of College
Alleynyc

For the Startup-Minded, Debating the Pros and Cons of College

I'm successful, and I have a lot of thoughts on the value of education. In the end, there are good things and bad.
How Poker Is Like the Startup World, From a Real Pro
Alleynyc

How Poker Is Like the Startup World, From a Real Pro

The legendary poker pro Erik Seidel has found success. His path should resonate with many startup founders.
Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups
Alleynyc

Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups

Product Hunt is blowing up right now. We talked to founder Ryan Hoover to find out why.
The 'Real Housewife' Who Is A Very Real Entrepreneur
Alleynyc

The 'Real Housewife' Who Is A Very Real Entrepreneur

Ramona Singer is known as one of the "Real Housewives of New York" on Bravo. She is also a hell of an inspirational entrepreneur.
Why I Back Eric Ries Over Peter Thiel
Entrepreneurs

Why I Back Eric Ries Over Peter Thiel

A philosophical debate over Lean Startup and vision means we all have to take sides. I'm with Eric Ries.
What the Father of Lean Startup Thinks You Need to Start Up
Lean Startups

What the Father of Lean Startup Thinks You Need to Start Up

Eric Ries started a revolution with his book, The Lean Startup. It still resonates for everyone today.