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As communication technology advances ‘Attention” becomes a scarcity!

Technological advances have led to an explosion of information, and that has produced a “paradox of plenty”: an abundance of information leads to scarcity of attention. When people are overwhelmed by the volume of information confronting them, it is hard to know what to focus on. Attention, not information, becomes the scarce resource. And on top of it, this attention has to be very well focused on exactly what you are looking for! Our Infant Information Revolution by Joseph […]

Cryptocurrency is a Ponzi Scam!

So far both the price action and sequence of events is following the same Ponzi Patterns I observed in Nasdaq, Subprime and Greek Debt bubbles. Now, we have a minority -extremely smart and useful- academician doing the job that was supposed to be done by government regulators to prove the shenanigans and utter bs…. What we know today as money is credit 99.99% of the time. Credit of a sovereign is the foundation of the credit construct and that’s backed […]

What makes a Winning Team and great Leadership?

Few tips that would change your perspective on winning Teams and Leadership from Hal our “adaptive generalist” inspired by Shane Snow’s book “Dream Teams, Working Together Without Falling Apart”, in which the author reveals the counter-intuitive reasons why so many partnerships and groups break down–and why some break through. Here are eight takeaways in the form of charts that summarizes the process in which binds together the visionaries that makes the best “winning” teams.   Flexible Visionaries Amazon’s Jeff […]

The great wit and wisdom of Anthony Bourdain

We lost a great man today, Anthony Bourdain. Not only was he a great food expert but he was also an incredible (one of the best) story tellers of all time. I loved watching his shows. I also admired Bourdain’s wit and wisdom. Here are some great samples of his sayings: – “Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life – and travel &#8211 […]

About Handshakes

I read this article today on Quartz Obsession that has an entire plug about handshakes, I really enjoyed the article and saw some lame handshakes too… But hey, as I always say: YOU CAN STILL NOT EMAIL A HANDSHAKE regardless of how sophisticated our tech savvy entrepreneurs are. You win trust and people ONE HANDSHAKE AT A TIME… If you don’t believe me, believe in science: Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel reported in 2015 that handshakes […]

Just Do It!

In order to be successful you need to: ​Just do it = Start it, procrastination kills all Repeat = Do it over and over to master it Insist = Don’t take no for an answer Navigate = Decide an how to do the above Desire […]

Keep It Simple!

Not your common Incubator or Accelerator!

Startup Port is not an incubator or accelerator but a co-foundry that focuses on the process of consistent startup creation by using shared subject matter expertise and shared key fundamental business resources. We are market and segment agnostic, we love helping create businesses and ventures with solid foundations. We partner with selected seasoned entrepreneurs while our subject matter experts act as their multi-functional operational advisors and co-founders. The ultimate end game is to scale up the startups as independent, fully-operational […]

Startup Port is not your usual stuff…

If you’re sick and tired of “the usual” networking events, random connections, blogs, mentorship that lead to nowhere and the wasted time,  then Startup Port is for you! Most people spend valuable time looking at the wrong places, asking the wrong questions to the wrong people! At Startup Port we solve your most challenging issues and get you the right advice, support and connections to create solutions and opportunities while minimizing the risks your startup is faced with. It’s all […]

Good to be recognized every now and then!

These are our youngest startup founders we have been coaching and advising.  We don’t like to expose our startups publicly for privacy and confidentiality reasons (unless they decide to do so.) We like to run deep and run silent, it’s the best policy for success. Thank you Jake and Neil, founders of  Dablrapp.com Link to the LinkedIn post by Dablr:  https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6404899003770769408   […]

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