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Advice - The human brain is an amazing thing. In addition to the ability to perform high-level reasoning and split second decision making, the average brain can store over 2.5 petabytes of data. In extreme cases, there are children who have...
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#NYCTech - Every retail investor’s dream is to have institutional-level access to alternative investments, including venture capital, private equity, hedge funds, and commercial debt products. Which is precisely what DarcMatter’s platform...
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Tech - We’re big fans of the “Kids React” and “Teens React” series here at Techlicious. There’s something magical about watching youngsters take a look at ancient technology like green screen computers for the first time – their...
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Videos - Pinterest's success with women is creating a conundrum for the company: How can more men become fans? Video not showing up? Click here
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Design - This was Amazon’s home page in 1995: By ’98, it had adopted the “catalog” look: The “catalog look” is the ubiquitous format for most online shops today, and one a few have veered from it. The Web has changed since...
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AlleyTalk - Ed Zimmerman could be described as a venture lawyer, angel investor, and a wine lover and connoisseur, - which may help to explain why he’s part of an angel investing group called GrapeArbor. He co-founded GrapeArbor in 2006 in...
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Advice - Oftentimes, tech startups are so focused on building their technology, that once it is built, they have no idea how to price it. This lesson will provide some high-level guidance on how to do that. HOW MUCH DID IT COST TO...
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#NYCTech - Persado has built a new class of technology that uses math and science to automate the generation of the most persuasive language used in messages intended to drive action. They call it Persuasion Automation and considering that they...
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Advice - For the elite startups and entrepreneurs who manage to attract the investor they dream of, and survive the term sheet negotiation, there is still one more hurdle before the money is in the bank. This is the mysterious and dreaded due...
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Bitcoin - Paul Vigna and Michael Casey discuss their new book "The Age of Cryptocurrency" as well as the mystique and challenges facing Bitcoin and the...
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Advice - Have you ever heard this question from a client? “Do you know SEO?” If you haven’t yet, you will soon. Clients know that search engine optimization (SEO) is important, whether they’re sure about how it works or not. They...
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Startups - As 2014 wrapped up, there was one thing we could agree on: It was a wild year for tech startups. Trends included the sharing economy, crowdfunding, wearables, mobile payments, the enterprise space with big data and flash storage....
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#NYCTech - There is a lot to say about #startup Advisory Boards. It has become a very frequent topic of conversation with the founders that I meet. I wrote about this subject in 2013. Here is an updated version because the 12 points seem just as...
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#NYCTech - Think a good personal assistant is hard to find? Meet Amy Ingram, an artificial intelligence/personal assistant designed not only to understand natural language. She will also be able to carry on human-like email dialogues with your...
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Advice - The wire transfer from the sale of our company went through in November 2006.  The security I desired, however, came several years later. I was sitting in my office, which I had never bothered to decorate because I was so focused...

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