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Bogglo
#NYCTech - Bogglo is creating a self-contained marketplace where college students can buy and sell their stuff to people they can actually trust. Bogglo is only accessible to other college students, so not only is there something of a built-in...
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Advice - One of the big questions that every entrepreneur struggles with is how much funding they should request from investors in the first round. They know from forums such as Shark Tank on TV, that asking for either too much or too little...
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Cool Tech - Gadgets seen in futuristic films like "Back to the Future Part II," and "Minority Report" are now becoming a reality, from flying cars to self-lacing...
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Advertising - When developing a new app, the million-dollar question is always“How will I make money?” Investors will only pay attention to profitable apps, but users aren’t eager to fork over cash for a basic service, which makes...
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Advice - “So, I’ve been thinking about learning to code…should I do it?” It’s a question I‘ve been getting pretty often since I learned to code. It makes sense. I won’t shut up about how learning to code has opened doors for...
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Advice - In the new world of the Internet of Things, almost everything you can think of will be connected to the network. Kitchen appliances. Vending machines. Shipping containers. Parking spaces. Power plants. Planes, trains and automobiles....
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Advice - In my more than 20 years as a serial entrepreneur and investor, I have seen a few common mistakes among startups and entrepreneurs. Here are some tips to fix those mistakes: Know What You Don’t Know When I visited New...
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#NYCTech - This month’s NY Enterprise Technology Meetup had some great presentations and demos, all of which demonstrated why the enterprise sector in New York is so hot – and growing. Even though it was my first NYETM in a while (and my...
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Advice - An unfortunate side effect of becoming successful in what you do, is people talking badly about you, criticizing your work, or even making fun of you. A few weeks ago, I had an article published on a well-known website. I was so...
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Apps - Periscope lets you broadcast the highs and lows of your daily life to your Twitter followers.   Video not showing up? Click here
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#NYCTech - Yes, we know. You have no receptionist. Many companies don’t. But there’s always someone around to direct visitors to the person they need to see, right? Ok, almost always. And isn’t it odd how the first person that...
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Advice - Social media marketing has emerged over the past few years as a supplement, if not an outright alternative, to traditional marketing. The vast majority of companies are on Twitter—try searching for five right now, local or...
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#NYCTech - Is there anyone in the startup community who can’t name at least five VCs off the top of his or her head? We see them on panels all the time. What about the associates? You know, those people who are out there sourcing new deals,...
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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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Industry - For more mom-and-pop shops, rising rents are pushing them out of business. Faced with soaring rents they can't afford to pay, Avignone on Bleecker—a pharmacy in New York City's West Village—is among hundreds of small...

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