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Apps - Traffic origination is shifting to messaging. Once upon a time, traffic to websites originated from search. And Google put a toll on it by selling sponsored results. Now Google is worth >$350B. Then, social media went from driving 5%...
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Advice - Insights from Mike Germano, Chief Digital Officer at Vice Media An ongoing curiosity at NYC Media Lab is how established media companies organize themselves to take advantage of new technologies. Many corporations pay special...
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#NYCTech - EdTech is one of the strong – and growing - verticals in the New York tech ecosystem, so we decided that it was high time that someone turned the spotlight on some of the industry’s innovators. It being somewhat out of the...
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Techs and the City - MIT student Erica Swallow is finding out how unwelcoming the world of venture capital can be for women. She discusses her experiences with Sara Murray.
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Advice - I was doing some keyword research on Google looking for topics that entrepreneurs were looking for answers to, and the number one searched term was "how to start a business.”  I have been writing for over two years now, and just...
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#NYCTech - ValueStream Labs launched 16 months ago with the mission to discover and grow the entrepreneurial community in FinTech. At that time, we felt strongly that the Financial Services industry required a different approach from the...
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#NYCTech - Ok, it’s called ‘Instagram.’ So does it make any sense that you take your shot, then it takes how much time and frustration to crop it before you share it on Instagram? With Cropr you can take your screenshot, crop it and...
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Advice - What sparks paradigm-shifting innovation in any business? It’s a special mix of entrepreneur and company, regular in every respect except for having the courage and foresight to make an idea happen that was supposed to be...
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Advice - You can take a few basic steps to significantly limit how Facebook targets ads. That doesn’t mean no ads, but it will mean less eerily specific...
SEAMLESS SEMICONDUCTORS
#NYCTech - Seamless Semiconductors has developed and demonstrated a proprietary "Switched-Mode Signal Processing (SMSP)" technology that, along with the company’s proprietary digital calibration techniques, enables the design of innovative,...
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Advice - Though the words you say clearly are essential when you are trying to book a client or get an investor on board, a lot of how you come across comes down to how you present yourself physically. Yes, we are talking about the importance...
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Resources - Six years following a deep recession, new data has revealed that more American entrepreneurs are launching businesses based on perceived opportunities and a broad optimistic outlook—a group sometimes called opportunity...
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#NYCTech - New York is a social town. Truth be told, you could go to a tech-related event every night of the week, if you really wanted to – without even trying.  In fact, we did an experiment. We wondered if we literally could attend a...
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Advice - Steve Blank covers the difference between a board of directors and an advisory board in “Don’t Give Away Your Board Seats.” I’d like to pick up where he left off. Now that you understand the importance of attracting advisers,...
OPPORTUNITY NETWORK
#NYCTech - Sure, it’s good to connect with friends, but Opportunity Network connects companies that belong to accredited organizations with each other for serious deal flow. Anonymously. Seriously. This is where firms in the $50M to...

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