JOSH SILVERMAN, CFO
Throughout my 25-year career, I have focused on building diversified sales channels, modernizing operational processes, coaching teams to success, and connecting companies to their customers using technology. I also mentor and invest in startups throughout the southeast.
My role at Zaphne is to drive sales and strategic partnerships, collaborate with the team on theoretical programming, and manage development and design for our family of web sites.
We live in the midst of the invisible revolution: artificial intelligence, simply defined as intelligence in machines, is all around us, embedded in our everyday apps and devices. AI technology is not only amplifying human ingenuity, but opening more and different...read more
Team leaders were responsible for monitoring these tickets determining what was holding up completion of the ticket, and, if needed, bringing in additional resources to speed up the closure of the ticket. My team leader wasn't excited with this approach,...read more
In 1950, computer scientist and philosopher Alan Turing published a paper on 'Computing machinery and intelligence' that is often referred to as the origin of modern artificial intelligence. In it, he described the capacity for computers of the future to to display...read more
Watching the recent Supreme Court television coverage and the wide range of emotions shown by all parties involved gave me pause to wonder whether artificial intelligence could be effectively deployed to analyze emotional response in humans. While studying emotions is...read more
Startup Weekend is the world largest program for entrepreneurs, where in 54 hours people from all areas of the technology industry come together to create a company. But there are people behind the scenes that make it run successfully, and we can't thank them...read more
Startup Weekend Charleston starts tonight with a kickoff party and idea pitch session that will set the tone for the weekend of business development, instruction, and teamwork. One of the questions often posed prior to attending an event of this kind is if it is...read more
There are two main reasons why most tech startups incorporate in Delaware: they are incorporating as a C-corp, and they expect high growth. As others have correctly stated, many people incorrectly assume that Delaware is the best state in which to incorporate when...read more
Brains will be percolating and fingers will be tapping away (hopefully a few mechanical keyboards....love that 80's sound....) this weekend at Startup Weekend Charleston, held Friday Sept 28 - Sunday Sept 30, 2018 at tech friendly locations all around Charleston and...read more
At Startup Weekend, the goal is to create complimentary teams, develop solutions to Big Questions, and generally have a good time. One of the key aspects that the new teams will have to tackle is around marketing and messaging - and there's no better way to do that...read more
Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event held around the globe, when groups of developers, business advisers, startup passionistas, marketing geniuses, graphic designers and more pitch their ideas to a panel of enthusiastic judges, form up alliances, and develop a...read more
Startup Weekend Charleston starts Friday, Sept. 28th and runs through Sunday, Sept. 30th with the winner announced at the pitch and presentation to be held at Boomtown on King Street. Beyond building a sound idea, an MVP, and priceless contacts that will help fuel...read more
Ever wanted to learn how to launch a business, explore your creativity, and experience what it's like to build a business plan, investment pitch, and meet new friends? Well you can at the upcoming Startup Weekend Charleston, starting up on October 28th! Many...read more