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Advice - In the past few months, almost every discussion I have with founders who recently started their companies start the same way. “We are really excited to have you help us, do you know of any investors that might want to...
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#NYCTech - Bowery has come up with a turnkey development environment that allows you to start coding without installing or configuring software. And it can be installed in 30 seconds flat. No more bloated VMs, staging servers, or local...
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Apps - Online dating services like OK Cupid and Match.com are great ways to meet new people and, perhaps, that special someone you’d like to marry someday. But is online dating really as good an option as meeting a future partner in...
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Fashion - Will.i.am says he's starting with fashion first when it comes to designing his latest wearable tech, the Puls.
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#NYCTech - Fashion Digital New York brings together innovative retailers with top publishers and e-commerce experts to meet, discuss and solve some of the most challenging problems facing the apparel retail industry in the digital space. Last...
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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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Videos - Marc Andreessen discusses his vision of the technology world's future. Video not showing up? Click here
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Advice - We are not ignorant of the fact that there are times when enterprise social tools are not enthusiastically adopted. The reality is that relatively little of such Web 2.0 internal communications happens in companies today. Our initial...
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Cool Tech - An estimated 3 trillion dollars worth of private sector business is driven by the weather, and thanks to climate change, the traditional four-season model is not a reliable predictor of sales. The good news is big data can forecast...
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Business - FinTech disruption is in its early innings, particularly on the institutional side, but the number of exciting startups is growing. You’ve likely heard of companies like Lending Club in the lending sector, Wealthfront for wealth...
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Advice - Cardinal Sin #1: Delusions of Grandeur The worst kind of founder is one who thinks they are the second coming of Christ. NO, your company isn’t going to be worth billions. NO, your idea won’t change the world and feed the poor...
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Advice - In their passion and excitement about a new product or service, entrepreneurs tend to continually narrow the scope of potential competitors, and often claim to have no direct competitors. This raises a big red flag with potential...
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AlleyTalk - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio had lunch at The Meatball Shop in Manhattan, four days after Dr. Craig Spencer ate there. Spencer was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday.
Alley Valley Infographic - Tapad + Quantcast 2014
#NYCTech -   Alley and Valley start-up differences only begin with their coastal locations. This is why NYC-based Tapad and SF-based Quantcast teamed up to figure out just how similar the two startups meccas were. Their findings show that...
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Advice - The sound of a phone click used to make my stomach drop. Sales calls can be one of the scariest things to learn as a new employee or business owner. Although sales calls are not always necessary, getting them right is critical....

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