I Know What Your Biggest Weakness Is. Do you?

I Know What Your Biggest Weakness Is. Do you?

By Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director of Dreamit Full article available on AlleyWatch I interview a lot people – applicants to Dreamit’s accelerator program, prospective employees, interns, etc. – and one of the questions I *never* ask is, “What is your biggest...
A Brush with Greatness

A Brush with Greatness

-by Cindy Falteich Spirit. It’s that resident moxie that fills inanimate spaces with a force of determination—of fortitude. Some people have an unnatural amount of spirit. They’re oddities. They transport you from the realism of existence to a realm of possibility....
These Types of Emails Make the Best Pitches

These Types of Emails Make the Best Pitches

By Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director of Dreamit From his column in Fortune Investors are a pretty heterogeneous bunch. There is no single “best way” to pitch every investor. Some angel investors are gut investors and make quick decisions based on their understanding...
A New Paradigm for EdTech

A New Paradigm for EdTech

By Avi Savar, CEO & Managing Partner of Dreamit As seen on his Inc columnChallenges have persisted in education for decades but other opportunities are emerging as EdTech becomes less about the institution and more about the broader experience of learning.In...
The Secret to Putting on an Awesome Panel

The Secret to Putting on an Awesome Panel

By Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director of Dreamit From his AlleyWatch column Since joining Dreamit, I’ve been on dozens of panels and moderated more than a few of them. Some have been awesome, others have been…less awesome. Want to make sure your panel rocks? Keep...