How Peter Shankman Thinks "Faster Than Normal" And Built Help A Reporter Out (HARO)

How Peter Shankman Thinks "Faster Than Normal" And Built Help A Reporter Out (HARO)

On this episode of Ambition Today we explore Peter Shankman’s journey. Peter is the perfect example of what happens when you combine creativity with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Peter shows us how ADHD can be a gift and a strong advantage in business. Many know him for founding Help A Reporter Out, (HARO).

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Everyday Is Donors Choose Best School Day

Everyday Is Donors Choose Best School Day

Last month you may have heard about "Best School Day" courtesy of Stephen Colbert and some other very generous individuals. Several successful people around the United States secretly flash funded every Donors Choose campaign in their home cities, totaling over $14 million in donations in one day.

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Ambition Today: Adam Besvinick Teaches The Art of Hustle and How To Break Into Your Dream Role

Ambition Today: Adam Besvinick Teaches The Art of Hustle and How To Break Into Your Dream Role

Venture Capitalist Adam Besvinick explains the value of pure hustle in pursuing his dreams of breaking into the Startup and Venture Capital industry. Recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30, Adam has invested in several startup companies as Principal at Deep Fork Capital. 

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Moving To New York City

Moving To New York City

New York City. The Big Apple. The Nexus of the Universe. Whatever you call it, it is one of the most unique places on earth and 8.4 Million people call it home. Many of those people moved here from other places in order to pursue their dream. New York City is the promise land of opportunity in the United States. However, moving to New York City is hard.  

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Founder Institute New York Graduates FINY10

Founder Institute New York Graduates FINY10

Wednesday February 24th celebrated the graduation of FI NY 10. The tenth batch of the Founder Institute in New York. The Fall 2015 semester in New York's Silicon Alley ends with nine great companies.

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Startup Of The Week: Fund That Flip

Startup Of The Week: Fund That Flip

I am starting a new blog segment called the "Startup Of The Week" or S.O.T.W.β„’ for short where I plan to highlight a great startup each week. There are several startups working to make the world a better place and I want to tell you a little bit more about them. The Startup Of The Week for the week of January 25th is Fund That Flip. 

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The Value Of Exclusivity: How An Invite Only App Controls New Yorks Skyline

The Value Of Exclusivity: How An Invite Only App Controls New Yorks Skyline

From almost anywhere in New York City you can see the colored antenna's on top of One Bryant Park and Four Times Square. They are a definite part of the New York City skyline and every few moments they change color.

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Ambition Today: Rob Principe, Founder & CEO of Scratch On Partnering With Jam Master Jay of Run-D.M.C., The Future Of Music, And The Rise Of The DJ

Ambition Today: Rob Principe, Founder & CEO of Scratch On Partnering With Jam Master Jay of Run-D.M.C., The Future Of Music, And The Rise Of The DJ

Episode nine of Ambition Today finds us with the King of the DJ's, Rob Principe, the Founder & CEO of Scratch Music Group. We talk about meeting your hero's as a child and then growing up to become business partners with them. Also, the Future of DJ'ing, Music, and much more. 

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Investing In Moonshots

Investing In Moonshots

There is a reason that the header image on this site is a scene from the movie Tomorrowland. I believe thats startups can work to build a better tomorrow. I believe when that work is applied to tremendous goals, like moonshots, it can result in incredible outcomes for a better world. 

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