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.  

Just Open Your Eyes and See the Mentors Around You
Ready To Launch

Just Open Your Eyes and See the Mentors Around You

Daddy Warbucks, the Easter Bunny and the Perfect Mentor have something in common: They don't exist.
The Power of a Practical App Over Building a Unicorn
Startups

The Power of a Practical App Over Building a Unicorn

The journey of DealSure, a car-leasing app, shows it's better to build to enhance than to impress.
The Power of WHY in Becoming an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

The Power of WHY in Becoming an Entrepreneur

It's not about the 'what' in entrepreneurship. The real power rests in the 'why.'
How Coworking Helped an Education Accelerator
AlleyNYC

How Coworking Helped an Education Accelerator

EDGE partnered with AlleyNYC to host their education accelerator.
What Star Jones Is Doing to Push Diversity in the Workplace
Workplace Diversity

What Star Jones Is Doing to Push Diversity in the Workplace

The former View host has made it her business to help companies make it easier to get qualified, diverse employees.
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
Ready To Launch

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.