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#NYCTech - It’s not easy for startups to just come along and start working with a major brand, much less a Fortune 500 and a global leader in its space. Especially if all the startup has is little more than an idea, no matter how good it might...
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Advice - There are over 1.5 million iOS apps in the Apple App Store, and around the same number in the Google Play store - each with over 75 billion app downloads.  That’s an average of 53 thousand downloads per app.  Good, right? Well,...
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Advice - Equipping your sales team with mobile learning technologies will help them put their best foot forward. How do you train your employees on the latest techniques and procedures when they’re far away from home? If you’re like...
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#NYCTech - Maven is a new health and wellness platform giving women access to every type of health or wellness provider she could ever need, on demand, via video. And let’s face it: when someone needs medical attention in the family, who ends...
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Advice - By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets. Yet, very few achieve the great...
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Videos - Chief executives of the largest U.S. companies got a raise in 2014. How much? And why is more of their compensation coming in the form of...
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Advice - Adora Cheung, the founder of Homejoy, a professional house cleaning and home service, explains what’s needed to build product, talk to users, and grow your startup: Like any normal project, you as the creator will have to...
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Cool Tech - The recent cyberattacks on Target, Sony, Anthem, eBay, JPMorgan and Home Depot all share a common trait: They overpowered the very technology designed to stop them. Same situation with the 2014 Heartbleed bug, a major security...
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Advice - Four years ago my life took a detour. I invited 88 entrepreneurs to come and create a software business at The Foundation. They came with no idea, limited cash, and no experience in software. I wanted to prove the...
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Advice - The winds and the birds are bringing the news today that valuation madness has reached the all-time high. Startups with a little to no traction/revenue are asking for 10MM-15MM pre-money. When we were buying our house, we had an...
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#NYCTech - We mean the very small screen. The one on your smartphone.And you get paid to watch this content. Slidejoy is an Android app that brings relevant content, coupons and deals to users’ smart phones – and brands and content...
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Cool Tech - If you’re planning a trip to a fancy museum, you’ll want to leave your unwieldy selfie sticks at home. The Telegraph reports that many of the world’s largest museums have moved to ban hand-held smartphone extension wands,...
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Advice - Big Data is simple to understand. It is an arrangement of data that has existed, unused,for years, in a very systematic and easy-to-use manner. Big Data is collections of small details that can help in understanding issues being faced...
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Advice - Are you a data nerd? This week’s infographic by New Relic zeroes in on how companies use data to improve their products/applications and speed up their deployments. Reprinted by permission.
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#NYCTech -   When a certain New York venture capitalist recently tweeted: ‘Serious question - SaaS female founders in NYC. Do they exist?’ - it touched off a mini-tweetstorm. We all know that companies founded by men are not only...
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Advice - Wouldn’t you like to be one of the lucky people who joined Google and Facebook when these were startups, and now be a multi-millionaire? So people ask me “How many shares should I ask for or expect when I join a startup today?”...
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#NYCTech - Kairos is a facial recognition software company. IMRSV (Immersive Labs) is an emotion analysis company. The synergies between the two companies certainly weren’t lost on all parties concerned, and now Kairos has acquired IMRSV to...