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.  

The 8-Step Battle Plan to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Keeping Up With Kuwaiti Connection: The Startup Circuit In Kuwait Is Up And At 'Em
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Keeping Up With Kuwaiti Connection: The Startup Circuit In Kuwait Is Up And At 'Em

Kuwait's startup ecosystem is on the rise, with AlleyNYC CEO Jason Saltzman finding it very reminiscent of the early stage New York startup ecosystem.
Why Competition Is Good
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Why Competition Is Good

If you find yourself alone in a market wondering where all the competition is, you very may be standing alone with no customers.
Content Is Boring, So FunnyBizz Was Born
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Content Is Boring, So FunnyBizz Was Born

Learn to create better content for your business with a conference designed to promote humor.
Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.
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Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.

There are a lot of really bad hotspots in the world. It's important to understand the good there, too.