Jason Saltzman

Jason Saltzman

VIP Contributor
Startup Mentor, Entrepreneur, CEO of Alley

About Jason Saltzman

Jason Saltzman is a seasoned entrepreneur with a background in sales and marketing. Through his role as CEO of Alley and as a TechStars mentor, he advises hundreds of startups, offering real-life practical application and creative marketing advice.  

More From Jason Saltzman

Startups

How This Founder Overcame Challenges He Never Saw Coming

This entrepreneur and Yale dropout hoped to connect college graduates with their first employers, but the path to success proved more difficult than he thought.
Success Strategies

How This Healthcare Startup Founder Moves His Business Forward

As a business owner, one of your main duties is knowing when to cut-out limitations.
Public Relations

Here's How This PR Maven Balances Deadlines, Family Life and Uncertainty

How do you deal with the unforeseen challenges of running a business?
Success Strategies

What Are You Willing to Do to Hire the Right People?

This founder breaks down some of the strategies he has used to find good fits for his business.
Success Strategies

How This Entrepreneur Used a Personal Challenge to Disrupt Her Industry

This CEO hit a dead end when looking for information on company culture for women, so she created her own solution.
Success Stories

Why This Entrepreneur Stuck With Her Startup Even When Her Employees Told Her to Quit

Jennifer Simons discusses a critical moment in her life when she decided whether she would follow the traditional post-college route or expand her business.
Growth

How This Entrepreneur Learned to Find Feedback in Every Rejection

Polly Rodriguez's success didn't just happen overnight -- she has been building her business for years now.
Success Strategies

Why It's Important to Hire a Diverse Group as You Build Your Business

The founder of a savings app discusses how to make it in the financial sector.
Education

How to Build a Business as a Working Artist

Artists often perfect their craft while in school, but they can also lack the expertise to market their work afterwards.
Startups

Want to Start a Business in the U.S. Without Citizenship? This Is How One Entrepreneur Did It.

This Czech business owner speaks about the obstacles that unexpectedly popped up without citizenship.
Success Strategies

How This Entrepreneur Got Through The Roughest Period of Her Business

You have to believe in your product if you want to promote it.
Success Stories

My Investor Backed Out at the Last Minute. Here's How My Company Recovered.

Here's what to do when your main source of funding is suddenly out of the picture.
Technology

What Happens When the Technology You Built Your Company on Becomes Obsolete?

Technology is always changing. It is shaping our future and helping us build things we never thought were possible.
Success Stories

Why an Entrepreneur's Real-World Sacrifices Are More Stressful Than Glamorous

Hitting rock bottom actually helped this label founder develop perspective.
Resilience

How Losing a Major Supporter Helped This Company Build More Bridges, Not Burn Them

At times, even the most unanticipated obstacle can turn into a positive.