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Jun 22

A Simple Guide for Giving a Great Startup Pitch

Pitching. It’s as much a part of startup life as building products and acquiring customers. If you can’t successfully pitch your company, you likely can’t raise money or sell to prospects either. Point is, it’s






Jun 20

Setting a New Precedent

Some people are daunted by the mere thought of making a career change, even when they really want to. Successful people take that challenge as an opportunity. They summon their courage and push themselves to






Jun 16

How to Write Sales Emails That Work

Imagine yourself in a prospect’s office. You’re giving your pitch, trying to intrigue the prospect into learning more about you and your company. You’ve tried to build some rapport, presented compelling information, and turned it






Jun 15

Smarts, Drive, and Grit: Why 2017 is a Promising Year for Women in STEM

This week, NASA graduated its newest class of astronauts. Out of over 18,000 applicants from around the United States and its territories, only 12 people were selected, or less than 1 for every 1,500 who






Jun 8

8 Chill Mixcloud Mixes to Vibe Out to While Coding

With any project, sometimes it’s hard to get in the zone and actually get something done. While we can’t open your laptop for you, we can definitely help get your mind ready. Check out some






Jun 6

Because Soap and Chocolate are Two Different Things: Context is Key to the Job Search

If you showed up at New York’s Beacon Theatre on August 17, ready to see the Beach Boys, and a heavily bearded, former MLB fastball pitcher took the stage...you might be perplexed. If a member






Jun 5

Progressive Web Apps Are The Future

Get the lowdown on Progressive Web Apps – why PWAs are the freshest way to reach more users and create richer user experiences and engagement. All right, everybody. Welcome to "Progressive Web Apps Are the






Jun 2

It Was All A Dream

“I never know what I’m doing until I figure it out. I realized that half the time none of us know what we’re doing until we land it. So, we’re all experimenting and trying things out






Jun 1

How to Build a Content Marketing Funnel for Your Startup

For most of recent history, humans have purchased the brands they recognized. And the brands that were recognized were the ones with enormous advertising budgets that could spend their way into the forefront of your






May 26

You Are Worthy

Galvanize teamed up with Worthy Women to host a different kind of event supporting female entrepreneurs. Worthy Women started with a vision and a belief that everything we do stems from a place of whether






May 25

How to Win With AI In The 4th Industrial Revolution

Artificial Intelligence is the future, and the future is here. Our brilliant & brainy Director of Data Science, Nir Kaldero, led this session at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC where he lays out a framework and tools






May 23

Mi Dinero Mi Futuro: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap One Millennial at a Time

“What do we do next?” This was the unexpected question of the night with Ramona Ortega on the receiving end of it multiple times. She had just hosted an event in Los Angeles where Latinos






May 22

Coffee Questions

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn.com by Mukai Matsiga, Career Services and Partner Relations Manager, Galvanize. In theory, for the extroverted folks out there, performing at networking opportunities should be comparable to a fish performing in






May 22

Sing Out: The Act of Pivoting Your Career

Sing out, Louise! And so epitomizes - in three short exclamations - the domineering Mama Rose* in the musical Gypsy, pushing her apprehensive, auditioning daughter to be louder, be bolder, be stronger, be...more. And while






May 17

Calm Mind: Amid a High Tech World of Distraction

In a world full of distractions - especially for those of us in the tech space who tend to geek out over the latest gadgets on Product Hunt - focusing on the task at hand






May 16

Start Spreading the News

Why—and how—tech is flourishing in NYC.  For decades, business in the Big Apple has been all about Wall Street. But over the past 10 or 15 years, technology has emerged as one of the fastest






May 11

Finding the Bright Spots: How to Elevate Your Entire Sales Team

Sales teams often mimic the bell curves we remember so dearly from our days of high school and college exams. Some people stand above the rest, some people lag behind, and the majority lie somewhere






May 4

Galvanize Entrepreneur Impact Report: Q1, 2017

Starting a company is easy. Building and scaling a successful company is hard. At Galvanize, we measure our success on our ability to materially impact the latter. The more we can help move the needle






May 2

5 Steps to Building Your Startup’s Social Media Strategy

So you have a super cool startup, now what? Sometimes the hardest part of starting a new company isn’t creating the product or service itself; it’s communicating what it is, what it does, and why






Apr 27

Women in Tech Should Be the Rule, Not the Exception

This post originally appeared on Medium.com, by Jim Deters, CEO & Founder, Galvanize. We’ve all heard different versions of the same statistic: According to the Census, women make up 59 percent of the entire workforce in






Apr 14

Energy Boost

Earlier this month, some of Silicon Valley’s sharpest data science minds came together to use their powers for good at the U.S. Department of State’s Clean Energy Data Science Challenge, co-hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton,






Apr 13

The Scribe, The Conjurer, and The Mentor

This post originally appeared on Medium.com by Tyler Bettilyon, Galvanize Principal Instructor, Web Development. A colleague of mine recently shared a metaphor with me about two computer programmer archetypes, “The Conjurer” and “The Scribe”: The






Apr 13

Is Your Workforce DOA On The Oregon Trail?

This post originally appeared on Medium.com by Jim Deters, CEO & Founder, Galvanize.  In today’s hyper-digital world, whether CEOs and top executives realize it or not, every company — from polished Fortune 500’s to nimble






Apr 7

Major League Data

From the perfect spot to catch a foul ball to the closest proximity to the tastiest eats, IdealSeat gives fans the power to find the best seats for the sports experience they want. Top of






Apr 4

Data Science Baller

Anthony So leveled up his skills and landed his dream job with the Phoenix Suns. “He’s got game” usually refers to someone’s athletic skills or romantic swagger. In Anthony So’s case, he’s got mad game...data