Traction Tech Council launches to help IT execs spend money on the right startups

Sourcing the right technology for a company has always been challenging, but today it is an entirely different beast. There are tens of thousands of startups out there hawking their technology services, and the pace of innovation has increased dramatically. Hundreds of startups claim to use artificial intelligence or blockchain technology in their software, but do they actually solve the core issues that an enterprise customer has?

That’s where Traction Tech Council comes in. The service, which launched today and is based in New York City, is the brainchild of Neal Silverman, who formerly led the DEMO series of conferences for IDG Enterprise, and Erick Schonfeld, former editor of TechCrunch. The two got together after years of thinking about how to create a better experience for IT executives to find the best emerging tec...