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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 News this week including the fundings,...
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AlleyTalk - Have you ever had a sound randomly stuck in your head? We aren’t talking about a song; we are talking about the bing-bing of a closing subway door or the sound your computer makes when it turns on. These sounds are repetitive,...
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Advice - Entrepreneurship is more about building a business than inventing a product. It’s more about the quality of the execution, rather than the quality of the idea. Most importantly, it’s more about being a proactive leader who...
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Lifestyle - If you constantly focus on what “could” go wrong, you’ll never take your business off the ground.Do you want to start your own company but are hesitant to do so? Risk is an inherent part of life, and there will always be...
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Tech - In addition to driving half of all ecommerce traffic, mobile accounted for 30 percent of all US retail ecommerce sales in a recent 3-month period. For some retailers, mobile accounted for as much as 40 percent.What’s more,...
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Tech - Instagram, it's been around, but brands are just beginning to climb on board. Brands know they need it and yet many aren't entirely sure how to improve their social media game as competition stiffens with more and more brands...
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#NYCTech - Do you ever feel like you deserve a little cash from all the work you put into your social media presence? Maybe you don’t expect cash, but a reward, just some sort of fruit for your social labor would be nice. With Sharesi.es this...
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Advice - Outsourcing has been a regular item on the agenda of most businesses regardless of scale because it works. How you manage the outsourcing agreement impacts how effectively it generates productivity for your business.It has been...
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Cool Tech -  A 2014 file photo shows a building near the San Francisco area following a 6.0-magnitude earthquake. A system is being developed that would give some advanced warning for quakes like this. Here's a look at how it...
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#NYCTech - In keeping with New Jersey's history of innovation, proud native, Aaron Price, annexed Hoboken to Silicon Alley with the region's first event dedicated to the intersection of technology, business, and music. The New York region is...
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Advice - I had spent the entire week updating my résumé, writing the perfect cover letter, tweaking my LinkedIn and Twitter profiles to be just right for the job I was applying to, and HOURS crafting the email I hoped would get me the...
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Advice - Social media can sometimes feel like an overwhelming prospect. There are so many different ways to use it, so many different people to target, and no closing or opening hours. It’s a 24/7 online party that you’re responsible...
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#NYCTech -  The fact that ‘lifestyle’ magazines and websites are thriving businesses is a little bizarre. We are all individuals and the fact that a website can identify how we should live life is quite the challenge. But upon...
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Advice - Back in Lesson #109, we compared equity to convertible debt to bank debt as finacing options for your early stage business.  There is actually another class of investment called venture debt, which is structured as a hybrid between...
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Mobile -   Amazon's Video Direct service is dialing up the competition against Google with the launch of a new ad-supported, YouTube-like online video posting service.
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AlleyTalk - A good presentation can make or break a deal and can be the difference between catching that big break or staying right where you are. While most people may not care for their presentations, whatever they may be for, Shufflrr is...
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Lifestyle - Liberally using the term “burnout” is a sign of bigger problems. Here’s how to address them.I heard from a big employer recently that some of his staff were suffering from burnout. Talent was falling by the wayside, and...

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