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SKETCH FACTOR
#NYCTech - A finalist in the live category, SketchFactor is an app that will let you know the ‘”relative sketchiness” (weird/cool factor, too!) of a neighborhood.  You will no longer feel the threat of being mugged or stabbed with this...
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Advice - Are you planning an event? Are you a marketing event planner? Did your boss just ask you to organize a one-day conference, and the closest thing you've ever planned was a trip to the grocery store? Fear not. Formstack, a company that...
JD- The Key to Success Starts With Failure
Advice - One major hurdle that many entrepreneurs face is the fear of failure. Will my product sell? Will I be able to pay my investors? Will I be a good leader? If you are an entrepreneur, I’m sure these are just a few of the many questions...
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Advice - I’m fortunate that I have the opportunity to build Terrible Labs with an incredible team of engineers and designers. In just a few years, we’ve grown from three people with a questionable brand name to one of the most respected...
32/365 The Idea Machine
Advice - Whenever I start a new project, it always starts with excitement. New ideas are always exciting because as ideas, they seem perfect and carry with them the promise of learning new things. That excitement lasts right up until I finish...
BUNDLE_ORGANICS
#NYCTech - People have discovered juicing, to the point where the verb has practically taken on a new meaning, like the ‘parenting’ itself. Still, the truth is, we’ve been drinking juice since we were kids. Bundle Organics is something...
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Tech - Nicholas Felton, an information designer who used to work at Facebook, has tracked almost every aspect of his life, from the miles he’s walked to the average length of his personal conversations.
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#NYCTech - I’ve heard it maybe a dozen times in the past few weeks: “It’s the dead of summer. Nobody’s around. We can’t make any progress until September.” Sound familiar? Of course it does. I often feel the same way myself....
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#NYCTech - Some of them want to see traction. Some will invest on blind faith. Still others won’t look at more than a one-page elevator pitch. Many are founders themselves, but no matter what their preferences, one thing is certain: every...
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#NYCTech - Online and mobile food ordering and delivery service OrderUp announced it raised $7 million in Series A venture funding led by Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures with participation from LivingSocial co-founder Tim O’Shaughnessy. The...
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Tech - You probably Google many things everyday, including yourself. But for the 10th anniversary of the tech giant's IPO, Tanya Rivero has five things you...
ohmconnect
#NYCTech - Ohmconnect is the platform that pays you to save on your own electricity bills.  You heard that correctly: they pay you to save money! Taking advantage of the IoT, their software is integrated with a number of smart devices already,...
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...
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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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