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An Interview with Innovation Showcase Award Winner Nomorobo

Have you been curious what happens when you are part of the Innovation Showcase sponsored by CableLabs and UpRamp? For most startups, it is an amazing experience that has helped them gain the notice of some of the biggest names in the global cable and broadband industry. One of those startups with a particularly successful session was Nomorobo, the Winner of the FTC Robocall Challenge and a...

How to Work with a C-Level Mentor

by mmoffett | May 26, 2016 | Insider | Fiterator

C-Levels are just like the rest of us, they still put their pants on the same way every morning (probably, unless they have found some way more efficient way to do it that I am not aware of!). But there really is a difference in how a C-Level person thinks, and it helps to understand those differences so you can get the most out of working with a C-Level mentor, especially one in a large...

Are you Cable Scale? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

by mmoffett | May 18, 2016 | Fiterator

Let’s just say you’ve found that your product is a fit for the cable industry (if you aren’t sure, watch this video). And you know it is something that cable companies are interested in investing in, so you are all set. Now you sit back and relax while you fight off the cable operators with a stick that want your product, right? Well, not quite. There is one more thing you should be sure of,...

What Will Home Entertainment Look Like in 15 Years?

by mmoffett | May 8, 2016 | Fiterator

Things are about to get interesting. So many new technologies have already made their way into our homes, and new technology will continue to accelerate. According to futurist Gerd Leonhard, we are about to transcend Humanity. By 2027 – computers will reach the potential of the human brain.

5 Ways to Avoid Mentor Whiplash

Are you familiar with the HBO show Silicon Valley? If not, it is a comedy set in – you guessed it – Silicon Valley, and follows the life of startup founder Richard Hendricks and his company “Pied Piper.” Richard goes from working in an incubator, to trying to find funding, to navigating the world of working with VCs, to getting sued, to getting good and bad advice everywhere he turns....