Shana Derman

Entrepreneur, Technology Specialist, Privacy and Security Advocate

2017 Archive

Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Entrepreneurship is my world. Startups, coaching, being in the thick of it, building something that is greater than the sum of one. My latest venture is my most challenging and rewarding simultaneously. I’ve been fortunate to have participated in some vigorous competitions and pitch battles and still stand so …. bring on the rest ;)….

Connection

Monday, April 3, 2017

In today’s digitally-connected era, the misconception that thousands of followers or Facebook friends indicate true connections or friendships is mis-guided. Science and Robin Dunbar (Dunbar’s number) indicates that as humans, we can maintain about 150 social relationships with as little as 5 to 15 being in our inner circle. So what have we lost and what…

Criteria for business partners

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Over the years we’ve been bless with various types of opportunities both challenging and beneficial. What can be said for startups from the “University of Hard Knocks” is that sometimes, when we are in survival mode, we make stupid mistakes. These are my tips for engaging with potential partners, whether potential business partners or co-founders…

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