Alex Song is the founder and CEO of Innovation Department, a tech and investment company that creates and develops e-commerce and media brands. Previously, Alex worked at Goldman Sachs and Pershing Square.
The Road Less Traveled: Why More Entrepreneurs are Choosing Measured Profitability Over Fast-Paced Growth
Venture capital investment shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. In 2015, VC funding for U.S startups was at $60 billion; by July of 2019, $62 billion had already been invested. By the end of 2018, VC backing soared to $131 billion, the highest spend since 2000, and more than double the figures of 2015....
December 17, 2019
Every new product or business starts with an idea. Hopefully, this idea will be the seed for success and given the proper care and maintenance to bloom. But how do entrepreneurs determine if their idea is worth taking to the next level? Coming up with a unique idea is one thing, but transforming that idea...
July 9, 2019
When your brand is in the startup phase, one of the biggest challenges is growing your audience, let alone doing so cost-effectively. Traditional paid channels like social media and marketing campaigns require significant purse strings, and the ROI is far from guaranteed. But through partnerships, two brands can come together to grow their audiences in...
April 16, 2019