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Advice - A significant amount of your time is spent selling when starting a company. Assuming you are good at selling your company/product/vision, you will often get to the point where you need to close the deal. In between the selling and...
BOTEGO
#NYCTech - Mankind has a history of passing down stories from generation to generation, but it’s a tradition that’s gotten a bit lost in the past few hundred years, if not longer. Yourbot is changing all of that by literally immortalizing...
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Apps - As we head into election season, Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you stay on top of news, analysis, and when politicians are using double-speak to make their points.
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Bitcoin - While the launch of Apple pay has generated much buzz, the Bitcoin community has been thrust into an intense debate. Video not showing up? Click...
CAMPUS JOBS
#NYCTech - Campus Job is an online marketplace for students to find part-time jobs during the school year, and for businesses to find students to hire for short-term work. The site is set up at more than 7,000 post-secondary schools nationwide,...
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#NYCTech - It’s been a busy month in tech for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio. He made an appearance at the NY Tech Meetup last week to announce that the city has its first-ever CTO: Minerva Tantoco. This week, he was in Brooklyn to announce the...
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Op-ED - Silicon Valley has long prided itself for creating the Pied Pipers of the world, but venture capitalists themselves have been reluctant to disrupt their own industry and the traditional 2/20 model. But just recently, Kent Goldman,...
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#NYCTech - Buy, buy! Sell, sell! It’s not all about Wall Street. New York has long been a center for commerce, and e-commerce is no exception. Here are some of the e-commerce enablers who are transforming the city from pure brick and mortar...
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Advice - With my kids now in elementary school, I find myself back playing the same board games again, that I grew up playing. So, with the game of Monopoly fresh in my head, I found some terrific entrepreneurial lessons to share...
VC panel
#NYCTech - High in the clouds of New York City, a number of early-stage companies pitched to a panel of investors, each startup hoping to make a landing in American markets. Launched in February of 2011, the Global Innovator Program, sets out...
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Cool Tech - Move over selfie, it’s time for the shapie. With a new 3-D body scanner from Artec Group, you can get a figurine made in your image in just minute.
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Advice - If you passed the simple test in my last post for determining if you’re ready to start pitching your FinTech product to customers, you now have a new question to answer: what do you want to get from these first users? Few...
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Videos - A California startup says there is a strategy behind producing eye-catching online videos. Deborah Kan speaks with Virool Chief Executive Alexander...
TheTake
#NYCTech - TheTake is all about giving you instant access to the products and locations in the movies you love. Whether it’s the moment you see a beautiful necklace on screen or days later, when you’re thinking back on how awesome that...
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Advice - There is an old saying that good lawyers run away from risk, while good businessmen run towards risk. Entrepreneurs see “no risk” as meaning “no reward.” In reality, all risks are not the same. Many risks can be managed or...

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