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Advice - Every entrepreneur I know is dismayed by the number of friends who approach them with a line such as “I have an even better idea that will change the world, and one of these days I’m going to get around to starting my own...
How to Transform Your Fear of Failure
Advice - Entrepreneurs often struggle when they start doing cold calls. They hate calling others to drum up business, and they’re not good at it. Their approach is too timid, and they give up too soon when they encounter resistance. They...
David Rose Explains Angel Investing
#NYCTech - David Rose is third generation serial entrepreneur as well as a third generation angel investor. Starting in the late 19th century, his grandfather was angel investor for medical equipment like the first portable kidney dialysis...
Hospitals cut costs with ‘creepy’ robots
Business - Hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area are using robots called Tugs to take over many of the everyday tasks involved in tending to patients. The bots are programmed to deliver food and drugs, pick up waste and laundry, and to travel...
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Advice - In the small business world, competition is prevalent, no matter where you look. Often times, companies that thought they had a solid fan base in their market share find themselves competing to match or beat their competitors’...
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#NYCTech - This week, I take a look at the 20 companies that have raised the largest startup funding rounds in New York City this year using some data from our friends at Crunchbase (as of 7/23).   In addition to dollar amount, I have included...
Vizo News
#NYCTech - Keeping up with the news is becoming increasingly difficult with the millions of pieces of information that are being thrown at us constantly combined with the demand for our time. Vizo, a newly launched app for the Android and...
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Advice - “Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." -Steve Jobs Continual Connection - Information Overload Time management strategies were developed at a time when people had few communication channels and...
The Wisdom of Teams: Why Teams Matter for Social Media
Business - One of the core texts of management education is Jon Katzenbach and Doug Smith's The Wisdom of Teams. Published in 1993, most of its core tenets remain insightful and useful–even though it describes a world that's 20 years...
Photos by: Corey Horn, AMC G3 APS OperationsUnderway convoy - Army Vessel ST-904 Green Springs leads a waterborne
convoy of small tug, landing craft mechanized and landing craft utility
vessels with the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's 10th Support Group,
at Yokohama North Dock, Japan, during exercise Pacific Reach '08, June
13-17. Pacific Reach aimed to evaluate the Army's ability to meet
watercraft operational requirements for supporting watercraft
deployments.
Advice - We usually think about what an investor should look for when evaluating a potential investment opportunity. But what about what an issuer should look for when evaluating a potential investor? Obviously, sometimes dollars are...
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Advice - According to research by Econsultancy and RedEye, 50% of marketers’ personalization strategies are “standalone,” using only on-site data to target content and offers, as opposed to being integrated with data from other digital...
How Curated E-Commerce Brands Can Flourish
Advice - The 27th Episode of the Fashion Is Your Business, featured guest Raed Alawadhi. Raed Alawadhi is a cofounder of the new curated e-commerce website Modern Look. The platform debuted a week before Open Source Fashion’s Freestyle...
Startup KPIs: Words from the Wise
Business - I recently attended a great panel discussion on Startup Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) by The CFO Leadership Council. Chris Hering from NetSuite was the moderator and the speakers were Melissa Stepanis from Silicon Valley...
VERO Social network
#NYCTech - Eleven years after the founding of Facebook, we have all seemed to develop a love/hate relationship with the social network. What if there was a better option that focused on relationships first – probably the real reason you joined...
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Advice - New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. This approach, popularly known as globalization, means you have to design and deliver global...
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Advice - Where you work matters a lot. Do not fall into these traps. The right office space is integral to the success of your company, but finding it is not easy. Identifying these five typical problems will give you a better chance...
Boardvitals
#NYCTech - The Medical Certification and Publishing Market is a $3.6B market. Yet, there are no household names associated with the space.   Board Vitals, hot off a fresh capital raise is planning to change that. The NYC startup is already one...

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