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Advice - A year ago, LSTN Headphones was still just a concept. All we had was a website with pictures of prototypes of our headphones up for pre-sale, and an idea that we could change lives through the power of music — with our business....
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Advice - As it turns out, it’s “really, really hard” to be an entrepreneur. At least, that’s the argument that long-time entrepreneur and founder of Foundation Cap Steve Vassallo makes. The most important thing that anyone who is...
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Uncategorized - Pinoccio is your own personal DIY IoT controller that allows you to build wireless, web-enabled projects in minutes, that are mesh networked, open source and Arduino compatible, so you can use the huge collection of Arduino...
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Uncategorized - We're all about the sharing economy, though it's not really sharing. It's about providing a service that's convenient and affordable. I'll share my car with you, if you'll share some of your money with me. Popular car-sharing...
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#NYCTech - Flipsicle is a simple social app that helps you get to know people better. You ask a question in words and get photo answers. And you might just get to know people better when you see the world through their eyes. The company was...
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Advertising - A few weeks ago, a friend of mine received an email from HSBC Bank informing him that, as a platinum cardholder, he was entitled to "fabulous wedding offers." From the banquet, gown, and jewelry to photo packages and honeymoon travel,...
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Advice - It is no secret that most successful athletes become an entrepreneur after their playing days end. Some athletes plant the seeds to grow a great empire before they stop playing. Not all of us can be professional athletes, but all...
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Advice - You have two hours of peak productivity every day. How do you spend them? I just returned from 3 weeks without internet or mobile service, which you might have noticed by the lack of updates. I find it harder and harder to turn...
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Cool Tech - From the incredible helicarrier crash in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” to the realistic motion-capture-driven apes in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," this year brought us some unbelievable special effects. Mike...
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Advice - There’s no doubting the popularity of taking an office or a desk in a coworking space. One need only look at the proliferation of coworking spaces in NYC in the past few years to see that, while the local Starbucks might be fine for...
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Advice - There is no substitute for diving into the key details of a new startup. Executives from large companies have sometimes long forgotten how to do this (“My people will contact your people to work out the details.”). Others hire...
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Videos - Got back pain? You’re not alone. The Ramy Inocencio tests new health wearable Arki from South Korea. People might stare but find out what walking...
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#NYCTech - Each November, the New York E-health Collaborative, a nonprofit organization that serves as a public resource for health information technology in New York State, holds the annual Digital Health Conference that brings together...
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#NYCTech - Yeah, having a ubiquitous wifi network available is great, but let’s talk about the other big problem we have when we’re on the go: finding an outlet to plug in and recharge our phones. And hoping that we remembered to take a cord...
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Advice - Startups are really risky.  And, if you are looking to join one, know going in you have a nine in ten chance that company won’t be in business within a couple years from now, and you’ll have to look for a new job again.  Venture...

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