Israel: 054-321-6176 / USA - 210-820-3070 alan@weinkrantz.com

The Real Rackspace Difference.

Rackspace Hosting is the leader in Managed Cloud and has built its business creating economies of expertise as our greatest asset is our people. The teams I get to work with are the heart and soul in delivering Fanatical Support and it is through their expertise in a variety of technical disciplines where those customers that are ‘Support Seekers’ value our contributions to help them scale their grow their business when they need to scale. Our offer is differentiated from other providers based upon the profile of someone that is not DIY, but rather values removing the operational overhead of infrastructure and leveraging a partner that is a master in this area so that your business can focus on more value add activities like growth. Not everyone in Israel fits that profile and that is fine with me. If you are looking for a totally different customer experience and help from me in the area of learning how to work with the media and built your brand through great content and building a body of work, I am at 054-321-6176. I’m based in Israel and my mission is to ‪#‎BeHelpful‬. Art commissioned by Gapingvoid for...

Ask And Ye Shall Receive…..:)

You only get a few times to ask…. photo by me shot on the streets of Tel Aviv.. When There’s An Ask. Just Ask. With Clarity. And purpose. This is a typical email I get from many Israeli startups: “…would appreciate a chance to explore a collaboration between us as we’re trying to reach critical traction now to secure a seed round very soon…” If I am getting this email, so are others. I can’t help you unless you remove the friction and get clarity from the start. When reaching out and there’s an ask… Research the person you are reaching out to. (Sorry…I can’t help you with legal advise or helping you raise money.) Be clear what your ask is. Saying your are looking to “collaborate” or “cooperate” do not mean anything. Have a reasonable deadline. If you needed it yesterday, chances are I can’t help you:) Propose an initial call. Meetings are not always needed. A call is easier, faster and we might be more done in 10 minutes that the time it takes you to travel from point A to point B to meet, do coffee, and figure out what you need to figure out. If the call requires and in person meeting, then let’s meet. Apply the relay affect. If I can’t help you with your ask, I may know someone who does. If you are clear, to the point, and succinct in your ask, that tell me something about you. It also helps me help you because I will feel more compelled to make an introduction. Help me help you. Add clarity to your...