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Dr. Fink: The Most Iconic Keyboard Player

Dr. Fink: The Most Iconic Keyboard Player

Grammy-winning Matt Fink is a down-to-earth guy in real life, but he has an epic past that impresses just about everyone. Matt Fink has worn many hats, as a keyboardist, and dressed as a doctor on stage with the music icon Prince!

What Rules the Web

What Rules the Web

We've been a fan of Visual Capitalist before, as the insight that Iman Ghosh put together about Zoom's meteoric rise during COVID, really reflected how media helps us consume and understand data. This time, I'm personally blown away, as a life lesson we're constantly...

Raising Capital: The Process is a Flywheel

Raising Capital: The Process is a Flywheel

Our year has started with a flood of curiosity about Venture Capital not just in how to raise funding but in consideration of how funds work, what it takes to get a job at a venture capital firm, and whether or not VC is broken or needs to change. Certain of 2022,...

Product/Market Fit is Backwards

Product/Market Fit is Backwards

Among the most notable and renowned of all concepts in entrepreneurship is Product/Market Fit. Generally considered a discovery of the turn of the millennia, we’ve all been teaching and exploring this idea popularized by venture capital investors Marc Andreessen,...

The Books Founders Should Read

The Books Founders Should Read

Over the years, I've been frequently asked what books I'd recommend about startups, and despite both MediaTech's close association with authors and written media, and the fact that I've offered a perspective or two about books, I realized I'd never written out my...

Minimum Viable Media is a Better Start than the Minimum Viable Product

Minimum Viable Media is a Better Start than the Minimum Viable Product

One of our favorite visuals in startup incubators, the popular Skateboard -> Car graphic is a wonderful way for founders to appreciate the concept of a Minimum Viable Product. The "MVP," is such a frequently cited concept in entrepreneurship that you can't escape...

InternetFM annual update

2021 was a terrific year for InternetFM and our team of dedicated professionals. Most significantly,  we received an angel investment from Gary Castagna resulting in a company valuation of $1.5 million. For December 2021, Monthly active users we at 483, up 40% from...

A Few Quick Thoughts on CES2022

A Few Quick Thoughts on CES2022

I initially caught a lot of heat for going from peers. Admittedly I waffled several times during the holiday but I’m glad I came.  This iteration of CES had the same vibes as 2017’s SXSW. If you remember that year in Austin saw a lot of brands pull out...

Viva Technology  – CES 2022

Viva Technology – CES 2022

The global tech community unites together again in Las Vegas for a hybrid CES 2022. CES – the most prominent tech event in the world – owned and organized by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is back online and in-person. You might have heard over the last few...

Paul Fishkin – Hanging Out with Music Legends

Paul Fishkin – Hanging Out with Music Legends

Paul Fishkin calls many rock stars his dear friends and music moguls his mentors. He is a man who’s been at the very start of numerous artists’ music careers, oftentimes propelling them into stardom. For decades he signed, recorded, promoted, and managed successful musicians like Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame member Stevie Nicks, Rock Hall of Fame member Todd Rundgren, multi-platinum group Foghat, Natalie Cole, and Poe. Surprisingly, he was first trained as a pharmacist before settling into his music career.  

MediaTech Ventures Top Tech Gift Guide

MediaTech Ventures Top Tech Gift Guide

In the spirit of gifting this holiday season, the host of MediaTech Ventures’ show connecTed, Ted Cohen, offers his thoughts on the best technology to help you with your holiday shopping list.

Oh the Startups That Go

Oh the Startups That Go

Future successes are built on the lessons and obstacles of the past, it’s time to gather ’round the fire for a story about startups.