Jason Saltzman

Jason Saltzman

Startup Mentor, Entrepreneur, CEO of Alley

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.  He is also considered a “must know” in the New York City entrepreneurial scene.  

Defying Expectations When No One Believes in You
Success Stories

Defying Expectations When No One Believes in You

After investors turned him down, Jonathon Ende, Seamless Docs CEO and co-founder, struggled to get funding to continue growing his business.
How This Inspiring Entrepreneur Came Back From Being Broke
Inspiration

How This Inspiring Entrepreneur Came Back From Being Broke

An aspiring musician who has struggled with his finances and health has finally found his footing -- see how he did it.
The Real Cost of Starting a Business
Starting Up

The Real Cost of Starting a Business

Look past startup prices and consider the emotional, psychological and physical toll that becoming an entrepreneur has.
How One Entrepreneur Earned His First Paycheck Playing Video Games
Run a Better Business

How One Entrepreneur Earned His First Paycheck Playing Video Games

How Alex Aleksandrovski sold in-game money for U.S. currency, and how his entrepreneurial background pushed him to succeed.
How to Overcome the Fear of Starting Your Own Business
Take It From The Pros

How to Overcome the Fear of Starting Your Own Business

You may already have a great business idea, but do you have the courage to bet everything on yourself?
2 Entrepreneurs Describe Their Worst Business Moments -- and How They Overcame Them
Take It From The Pros

2 Entrepreneurs Describe Their Worst Business Moments -- and How They Overcame Them

Life has a way of making all the planning and preparation you did seem obsolete.
The Co-Founder of Foursquare Shares His Best Business Advice
Business Tips

The Co-Founder of Foursquare Shares His Best Business Advice

Make sure you know how -- and whom -- to ask for help.
Passion Projects and Problem Solving: How Noa Santos Started Homepolish
Entrepreneurs

Passion Projects and Problem Solving: How Noa Santos Started Homepolish

The Stanford architecture and business graduate explains how his experience in the design space led to the creation of his company.
Can a Vegan Fashion Brand Survive in the Market?
Ethics

Can a Vegan Fashion Brand Survive in the Market?

Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart, founder of VAUTE, explains her ethically made clothing company.
What's the Worst Thing That Can Happen as an Entrepreneur?
Entrepreneurs

What's the Worst Thing That Can Happen as an Entrepreneur?

Two successful entrepreneurs talk about their worst days in business.
How to Break the Rules of the Internet to Create a Strategic Advantage
Success Stories

How to Break the Rules of the Internet to Create a Strategic Advantage

Convincing a company to send viewers to your website (and away from their own) is no easy feat, but it's possible.
How to Turn Your Side Hustle into Big Business
Success Stories

How to Turn Your Side Hustle into Big Business

Ari Meisel and Nick Sonnenberg were already experts in the industry when they launched their virtual assistant company.
Why Coworking Isn't Just a Rented Desk
Coworking

Why Coworking Isn't Just a Rented Desk

Here's why community, not being "hip" matters.
10 Companies Using Tech to Help You Eat, Drink and Be Merry
Innovation

10 Companies Using Tech to Help You Eat, Drink and Be Merry

TechStars partnered with AB InBev to get these food and beverage tech startups ready to rock.
New York Entrepreneurs: Nominate Your Company for The Resilience Awards
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New York Entrepreneurs: Nominate Your Company for The Resilience Awards

Your chance to spotlight yourself or someone you know who defines what it means to be an entrepreneurial warrior.
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