Emanuel Hahn

Leading @TechatNYU


I “do” bizdev

Practical advice for bizdev interns (from someone who learned the hard way)


I think business development folks face an identity crisis. Example: Technical people introduce themselves as developers or engineers. On the other hand, when people ask me what I do, I say “well, I do BD for x, as opposed to “I’m a business developer” like as if I’m an…


Tech@NYU changed my life

Reflections on leading Tech@NYU


Tech@NYU is a motley crew with various talents that are united by a common passion for technology. This past…


SF Reflections

Three Lessons from the True Family


As part of the True Entrepreneurs Corp program over the summer, I was privileged to learn from some wonderful people…


Goodbye Foursquare

I don’t need you anymore


I realized that whenever I was with someone and we entered a new place, I would instinctively pull out my phone to check in, distracting myself from whatever conversation was going on. I knew I was being disrespectful — that broadcasting my location was more pressing than my immediate attention to that person; but I still did…

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I “do” bizdev

Practical advice for bizdev interns (from someone who learned the hard way)


I think business development folks face an identity crisis. Example: Technical people introduce themselves as developers or engineers. On the other hand, when people ask me what I do, I say “well, I do BD for x, as opposed to “I’m a business developer” like as if I’m an…


The New Gold Rush

Holding on to the Mission 


“Gold! Gold! Gold from the American River!”

The discovery of gold in California enticed people from all…