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CHARGIFI
#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...
JobInterview
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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Op-ED - In a recent blog post Dr. Helen Smith raised a question about the differences between men and women in business. She asked, if women are more risk averse than men in business, will they be less successful? Now, as a matter of full...
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#NYCTech - Google's 25,000-foot digital billboard, launched on Nov. 24, is the size of an entire city block and has a ridiculous pixel density. Avoid the trip to Times Square and see the monstrous billboard here.
SPEAKABOOS
#NYCTech - Speakaboos is an award-winning multilingual interactive storybook subscription service that facilitates early childhood literacy and language learning. But the real story is the team they’ve assembled, and their extensive experience...
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Resources - The Ironman US Championship race is being held in the greatest city in the universe this year, and it sold out in less than 11 minutes! Champions from all walks of life make their home in NYC. Ex-pats formerly from the East Coast...
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Uncategorized - Israeli-based start-up RealView Imaging has developed a 3-D holographic display for use in medical procedures. Video not showing up? Click here
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Advice - We've been revising our strategy process internally here at SMC. At its core, that means closely examining each aspect of our strategy process and deciding what's important, what isn't, and what needs to be changed. That review...
LISR
#NYCTech - LISNR is a comprehensive mobile engagement platform that allows consumers to interact with media and the live environment everywhere. But get this: LISNR’s ultrasonic and smart app engine technology allows consumers to use their...
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Advice - I was planning on writing something that helped break out the differences between the elevator pitch, the unique selling propositions (USP’s), and value propositions. Then I came across the exact same post written last year by sales...
BITFINDER
#NYCTech - Tell us about the decision to apply for R/GA Accelerator and how has the experience been thus far? R/GA is the best in business in helping companies build brands that consumers love and have emotional relationship with. This is...
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Cool Tech - Creepy robots, jetpack bodysuits, advanced weapons, prostheses … All very different, yet all tied together by one entity — DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA was created by Dwight D. Eisenhower...
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#NYCTech - Black Friday. Cyber Monday. And that’s just the beginning. From now until, well, just about the end of the year, it’s going to be a shopfest, whether you like it or not, because just about everyone has to get something for...
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Op-ED - Silicon Valley's highfliers often seem to be living an even more charmed life than their fellow one-percenters when it comes to public image. You just don't usually hear the names of Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer or even Larry...
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Big Data - Marketers and TV networks are using new technologies to target more specific audiences. Take a quiz to test your television audience acumen and find...

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