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#NYCTech - They can scale personal feeds in hours! Translate websites into 100+ languages in a single line of code! They can help developers deploy new applications with zero downtime! You’d think they were superheroes, but better than that...
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Advice - Unnatural. Counterintuitive. Weird. These adjectives might not be commonly associated with startups, but Paul Graham uses all three to describe them — and all within the first three minutes of his presentation, “Before the...
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Advice - In my years of mentoring entrepreneurs, a problem I have seen too often is low self-esteem and over-compensating through arrogance and ego. These entrepreneurs find it hard to respect customers or team members, and their ventures...
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Advice - Recent studies have revealed something that many savvy women have known all along: Women are good for business. With so many women-run startups cropping up and more companies looking to create diverse boardrooms, women are proving to...
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#NYCTech - Meetup Founder and CEO Scott Heiferman discusses how to connect using Meetup and the details behind Tech Meetup being hosted by the White...
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#NYCTech - New York University’s Leslie eLab recently hosted Steven Krein, the co-founder and CEO of StartUpHealth, who discussed “Reimagining Health Care in the Startup World.” Speaking to an audience comprised of students, faculty,...
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Finance - Private technology companies reached enormous valuations last year, leading many to believe a bubble is looming. Private giants now include Uber and Chinese mobile company Xiaomi, whose valuations have eclipsed $40 billion. Look...
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Advice - I think we can all agree that it’s very important to connect with other people throughout life. This allows us to: Make new friends Discover more opportunities Develop business relationships Become more successful Learn...
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Advice - At Techstars, we talk a lot about productivity, email, getting things done, basic biz dev and fundraising culture. Below is a collection of general tips we give our founders. While nothing is ever universal, these are generally...
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#NYCTech - Those people at Fly Labs have done it yet again! Their first four apps have each been featured as #1 on the App Store in Photo+Video category on launch, and Fly was one of Apple’s Best Apps of 2014. Fly Labs creates apps for...
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Cool Tech - During last night’s Saving Money on the Road Twitter chat, I espoused my love of Google Flights. It’s a simple, easy-to-use alternative to traditional flight booking sites. And today, the service is getting even better: Google...
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Cool Tech - Will HBO Now give viewers a reason to cut the cord to their cable company once and for all?   Video not showing up? Click here
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#NYCTech - At a recent panel discussion produced by Digital.nyc, tech entrepreneurs Jake Schwartz, Hagos Mehreteab, Jayana Johnson and Kristen Titus discussed how traditional educational programs are failing students when it comes to teaching...
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#NYCTech - This is how you swipe your favorite brands – and it’s all legal. In fact, it’s revolutionary, and we’ll explain: Spring is a mobile marketplace where customers shop directly within the app from a curated community of...
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Advertising - Time limited coupon codes, daily promotions, loyalty program events and new product launches are staples in retail email campaigns. But email response is strongly determined by relevance, and there’s no better way to become...
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Lifestyle - The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines an "entrepreneur" as: "one who organizes, manages and assumes the risk of a business or enterprise".  Really?  I am left completely underwhelmed, as this definition falls short at so many...
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#NYCTech - Alessandro Piol has been involved in tech for 30 years, having witnessed the birth of Silicon Alley (he even wrote a book about it: Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community), while always having kept an eye on...