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Advice - Hiring is a lot like fighting a fire, if you wait too long to deal with it then it might have already burnt your house down. In the early days of your new company (even when it’s just you), there are always a ton of great reasons to...
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#NYCTech - Brian O'Kelley, the founder of AppNexus, is perhaps one of the most successful Internet entrepreneurs in NYC. Called a visionary and "the king of adtech," by Forbes, O'Kelley is responsible for how modern companies have come to...
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AlleyTalk - New York City's bad old days are here again in a Halloween haunted house. Many of the features of "Nightmare: New York" harken back to the 1970s when subways were awash in graffiti and crime, gun-wielding wielding punks roamed the...
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Advice - From the beginning, I have maintained that crowdfunding will become an investment standard, the go-to system to raise funds and one of the best methods for sound return of investments. Long before the JOBS Act came into play,...
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Cool Tech - The world of 3D virtual reality is now cheaper with Altergaze, a 3D printed headset which connects to smartphones. Jenny Marc tries one on. Video...
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#NYCTech - Whether it’s your home or office, getting the place painted can sometimes get a little more colorful than you’d bargained for. Are the painters reliable? Will they finish on time? Will they show up in the first place? Will the...
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Business - Digital commerce touches a number of industries beyond online retail, and exciting things are happening in the publishing world, particularly in education publishing. As “digital” invades the classroom, education publishers are...
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Advice - Good investors are always spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding which startup to invest in. This is one of the primary factors that contributes to delay in getting the deal done. Other factors include due diligence, work...
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#NYCTech - When most people think of wearables, they think Google Glass, but there’s a lot more to Wearable Tech than people running around with devices on their heads that make them look like… explorers. New York City is one of the...
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Advice - Savvy entrepreneurs start testing their ideas on potential customers even before the concept is fully cooked. They have enough confidence in their ability to deliver that they don’t worry about someone stealing the idea to get there...
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Cool Tech - The Array of Things project in Chicago is installing hundreds of sensors across the city, in hopes of providing a new breed of data-fueled urban planning.
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Advice - For years, people have tried to correlate an entrepreneur’s age when they launched their startup with the ultimate success of that startup.  Many studies have been done on the topic, including reports by the Kauffman...
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Big Data - New academic projects aim to bring big data to the public sphere by deploying vast sensor networks in cities. Video not showing up? Click here
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#NYCTech - The team consists of cofounders Jeremy Levy and Andrew Weinreich and Indicative is their third startup together. Indicative is a web and mobile analytics platform for making decisions – no coding required. After integrating with...
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Startups - As the market for enterprise services becomes more mobile and more cloud-based, a new software app backed by Andreessen-Horowitz aims to capitalize on the trend. The system, called "Switch," is software that allows people to use...

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