I’m a Madrid-born, NYC-based entrepreneur with a background in arts, education, and computer programming. I build and develop sustainable growth models for small businesses based on complex systems that promote logistical efficiency and customer retention.
I've been featured in El País, El Mundo, and El Nacional. I was also included in Forbes España's Los 100 más creativos en el mundo de los negocios 2023.
Dan Berges is a Spanish entrepreneur, teacher, author, programmer, and musician based in NYC. He is the Managing Director of Berges Institute. He also hosts the podcast Sábado a la noche con Dan Berges and leads the folk trio Pammi Zacharia. Dan is one of the authors of The Graf Method for Spanish Language, and has also published articles for Forbes and San Diego Times.
Berges Institute is a Spanish online language school for adults. Berges was founded in 2013 by Dan Berges and Vanessa Montilla, and is still managed by the founding team.
Dwight is a task management solution based on Eisenhower's Box with a simple, clean interface. It lets you classify your to-do items as urgent and important, urgent but not important, important but not urgent, or not urgent and not important.
Quality audio samples written and performed by professional musicians and mixed and processed in-house at the Smooth Samples studios.
Why LLM Chatbots Won’t Be Replacing Language Teachers Any Time Soon
Published on HackerNoon on August 6, 2023
Opinion: Learning Spanish Can Build Bridges–and Careers–in Today’s America
Published on Times of San Diego on June 16, 2023
How AI and VR will enhance language learning beyond 2023
Published on SmartBrief on April 25, 2023
How to Grow Your Business with No VC Money
Published on Forbes on September 30, 2019
Why US Citizens Should Embrace Spanish
Published on MultiLingual on January 9, 2019
How to Lease Commercial Space in the Big City
Published on Forbes on January 2, 2019
The Graf Method for Spanish Language, Vol. 1
Spanish for Absolute Beginners
The Graf Method for Spanish Language, Vol. 2
The Past Tense and Other Topics
The Graf Method for Spanish Language, Vol. 3
The Imperfect Tense
The Graf Method for Spanish Language, Vol. 4
Object Pronouns, Future Tense and Verb Haber
The Graf Method for Spanish Language, Vol. 5
Subjunctive, Conditional and Imperative
Luces de neón
Short stories, 2014 - 2017
CSS Flexbox Demystified
Published on Skillshare in May 2022
Published on Skillshare in December 2021
How to Produce, Record, Edit and Publish a Podcast: A Guide
Published on Skillshare in January 2022
How Learning a New Language can Significantly Delay the Onset of Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia
An episode of Brains Byte Back, by The Sociable
My podcast: Sábado a la noche con Dan Berges
It's in Spanish!
An interview in Kevin Block-Schwenk's podcast
Kevin interviews Berklee alumni who don't work in the music industry.
My folk band, Pammi Zacharia
With Greg Glassman & Yuka Tadano.
A short solo guitar EP I recently recorded
A lofi tape I made in 2020
My alter ego Compadrito made it.
A live rock & roll album in the East Village from a while ago
Play it loud.