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ADAM QUINTON
#NYCTech - Adam Quinton is Founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures and an active investor in and advisor to early stage companies. His investments include The Muse, Rapt Media, VenueBook and Snaps. He recently served as Chief Financial Officer of...
Corporate
Accelerators - With the explosion of corporate-backed venture capital funds, accelerators and incubators in the last couple of years, I think the big companies are starting to realize: 1) how important innovation is to staying relevant (watching...
CULTURE ISLAND
#NYCTech - Manhattan. Staten Island. Long Island. New York is a series of islands and each has its own unique culture. While Manhattan may be a world unto itself, Governors Island is a whole different thing. Only 400 meters south of Manhattan...
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#NYCTech - "Right now, it's impossible to go viral in the Internet of Things sphere due to differing systems," said Peter Semmelhack, founder and CEO of Bug Labs at the recent Internet of Things Meetup / Gotham. The IOT is currently...
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Advice - One Kings Lane co-founders Susan Feldman and Alison Pincus talk to Kathryn Eisman about how to create a successful startup online.
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Advice - We are talking about angel investors here, meaning people who invest their own money in early-stage startups for a share of the equity. These people are highly focused on investment areas they know, which have a large opportunity for...
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Tech - When Google went public 10 years ago, co-founder Larry Page said he wanted to get his search engine’s users “out of Google and to the right...
SAILO
#NYCTech - It was only a matter of time before boating became part of the sharing economy. Now Sailo has made it an idea whose time has come. Enough of this cruise around Manhattan and three-hour tour schwa. Sailo let’s you rent your own...
Behind Every Great Entrepreneur Is a Great Comeback Story
Advice - One tends to forget, but 25 years ago things were really different. Your phone and computer—if you had one—were just tools, no more or less sexy than a filing cabinet. There was also no such thing in America as a real café, a...
15 people need to knwo about in nyc advertising
#NYCTech - New York is an advertising town. Always has been, and the way that the AdTech companies here are changing up the game, it may well always will be. And lest we forget, a number of the New York based adtech pioneers of the Web 1.0...
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Advice - One of the top reasons companies fail is that they run out of money. That seems easy to avoid, right? Oddly enough, many entrepreneurs do not have clarity around their revenue sources and even fewer have a strong grasp of their...
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Advice - Getting a new business off the ground is never easy.  Increase your chances of success by avoiding these common business plan mistakes:   1. Giving top-down financial projections Don’t base your entire business plan on...
GAMEPLAN
#NYCTech - You know construction. If something can go wrong, it will go wrong. It’s no wonder: with all of the moving parts, vendors and workers working from different locations and on different part of the projects, how do you keep it all...
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Cool Tech - IBM has developed a microchip that simulates functions of neurons, synapses and other features of the brain to perform calculations.
POSHLY
#NYCTech - Poshly builds personalization technologies that connect beauty brands with consumers, but the real beauty of the platform is the way that the company is collecting data. Think hyper-personal. Poshly members discover beauty products...

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