Personal Roadtrip Hackathon

17. February 2013 23:44 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , , ,   //   Comments (0)
A hackathon is generally an event a small group collaborates together to build a product or prototype in a very short period. Some of the more popular sponsored examples (such as the ones during the TechCrunch Disrupt series) usually last for 24 hours.  For a while, I have been intrigued by the concept and have wanted to see what I can accomplish. Unfortunately I have not had the opportunity to enter one with my always busy schedule and family commitments.  This weekend I had a ... [More]

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Methodology for Building a Product Valuation Platform

23. August 2012 20:36 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , , ,   //   Comments (0)
As I have mentioned in previous posts, understanding pricing and market values has been a passion of mine for over 20 years. With many problems I encounter (especially those related to business or technology), I try to follow these steps borrowed from agile software development methodology: DEFINE - Define the problem/goals, identifying clear and measurable requirements.  ANALYZE - Analyze the each requirement to identify or design potential solutions.  IMPLEMENT - Establish/Impl... [More]

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Is Searching eBay a reliable way to determine Market Value?

22. August 2012 22:23 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , , , , ,   //   Comments (0)
Disclaimer: I am a huge fan of eBay and the significant disruption they brought about for buyers and sellers. I have been a frequent buyer and occasional seller on the site since 1998 and continue to use it every day. Nothing in this post is meant to put eBay (the company or marketplace) in a negative light. I have seen a good many people base their selling and purchasing decisions solely on data they can find from the closed listings from the past 60 days for a particular search on eBay. ... [More]

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Jay Grossman

techie / entrepreneur that enjoys:
 1) my kids + awesome wife
 2) building software projects/products
 3) digging for gold in data sets
 4) rooting for my Boston sports teams:New England PatriotsBoston PatriotsBoston Red SoxBoston CelticsBoston Bruins

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