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#NYCTech - The New York Tech Meetup (NYTM), which began ten years ago around a simple conference room table, has expanded to the point where New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, the event's venue, is routinely sold...
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Advice - Your team is critical. Not only do you spend more time with them at your fast-growing company than you do with your own family, but a very large part of your success will depend on the quality and mindset of these individuals. So when...
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#NYCTech - With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space.  We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week including the fundings, exits,...
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Resources - So you’ve decided that its time to put yourself out there with your own startup. But one of the first questions is: where do you base the company? The top seven cities to base a startup out of are Austin, Seattle, Boulder, New...
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Advice - In their passion to succeed, too many entrepreneurs treat friends and family investments as “low-hanging” fruit, only to find out later, after a stumble, that the pain of lost relationships is greater than the loss of their...
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Tech - Buying a car is a simple process. You go to the dealership, pick out the one you want, and the let the haggling over the doormats and the undercoating commence. The cars on this list, though, are a little different.
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#NYCTech - Shouldn’t connected devices be easy to connect? That’s the idea behind Astro, a company that’s part of the latest class at the R/GA Connected Device Accelerator powered by Techstars. Astro is creating an automated home system...
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Accelerators - Y Combinator President Sam Altman discusses funding startups. Video not showing up? Click here
BODY LABS
#NYCTech - Body Labs is a sophisticated 3D technology that makes it possible to create an avatar of your body so that you can personalize your world cheaply and easily, customizing shirts, shoes, bras, sporting gear, and all sorts of other...
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Advertising - Are you a young college aged student hoping to land a dream internship in a New York ad agency? If so, you may have noticed a creepy looking dude named Donald Buscando has visited your LinkedIn profile. At first you may freak and...
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Advice - Choosing to become a business owner – and employer – is choosing to take on greater responsibility, greater risk, and inversely, a greater potential for reward. Such a decision is not an easy one and most people find they would...
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Advice - Starting on the first day of your new company, one of your most important jobs will be recruiting a team around you. That includes co-founders, employees and even your supporting cast like lawyers and accountants. Anyone that works...
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#NYCTech - It was not so much a debate as a "frank exchange." I was exchanging emails with the founder of one of the larger startup pitch conferences. He had asked me if I would promote his event with some of the DreamIt startups who are...
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IoT - Do you ever look your friends’ smart thermostat and other connected home appliances with envy? Have you ever looked at one of your “dumb” appliances and thought to yourself, “man, I wish there was a simple way to make that...
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Tech - The U.S. Army is employing a new type of defense: software that can predict suicide risk among soldiers. That’s because half of the soldier suicides that occurred within one year of a major U.S. Army study belonged to the...

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