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2016 Innovation Showcase at CableLabs Summer Conference

The Innovation Showcase presents live demos from some of the most exciting new products and technologies emerging today.  Many of these companies leave the conference with contacts and potential partnerships that would have been difficult to secure on their own.  Some of these introductions have led to contracts and acquisition. From Nomorobo (who entered into a partnership with Time Warner...

Meet the 4 Startups Selected for the First UpRamp™ Fiterator™ Program

by mmoffett | Aug 7, 2016 | Fiterator | Startups

UpRamp’s Fiterator launched earlier this year to offer startups an accelerator that offers actual deals, not just demo days. There are many programs out there that bring advice and introductions to the table…and sometimes even investment capital. But not always. Fiterator is different – it is more of a graduate program for later stage startups who already have a product, and are now looking...

2016 Cable Congress and Innovation Showcase Successes

by mmoffett | Jul 19, 2016 | Uncategorized
Last month, UpRamp and our sponsor CableLabs were involved in the 2016 Cable Congress in Warsaw, Poland. Cable Congress is a three day program featuring innovations in the Cable industry. It aims to be the unrivalled meeting place for cable, content and connectivity.

The Life of a Startup Founder: Glamorous or Glamour-less?

by mmoffett | Jul 7, 2016 | Fiterator | Uncategorized

Some people look at really successful founders, like the co-founders of Airbnb or Uber, and think the life of an entrepreneur is truly glamorous. And while the aforementioned are what Silicon Valley likes to call “unicorns” (private companies valued at $1 billion or more), they didn’t get there easily.

Three Ways to Sell into the Enterprise

by mmoffett | Jun 24, 2016 | Fiterator | Uncategorized

As a startup, it can be really difficult to sell into large companies. But these bigger partnerships can be your bread and butter, and help you scale your startup. From the enterprise company’s perspective, partnering with startups often allow them to stay nimble and innovate on a level that would otherwise be nearly impossible. On the reverse side, enterprises have to consider how hard it...

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying For Startup Accelerators

by mmoffett | Jun 13, 2016 | Fiterator | Mentorship

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015 Report, twenty-one percent of adults across 60 economies intend to start a business in the next three years. These numbers are a bit different than what some other reports are saying (that entrepreneurship is decreasing), but no matter what the real number is, it is clear there are a whole heck of a lot of startups out there.