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Advice - How do you first get started building a community? It’s probably the most common question I hear. Communities are awesome, right? Every company wants one! But where do you start? Having built a number of communities over the past...
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Advice - We all know at least one entrepreneur who always gets things done and appears unstoppable in his quest. All of you probably know many others who talk incessantly about their great ideas, but never seem to even get started, or they...
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#NYCTech - Huge week for the number of companies getting funded edition... 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...
DIPJAR
#NYCTech - With so many people paying with plastic these days and not getting any change back, the tip jar is often overlooked - and what’s a barista to do? Speaking of change, DipJar is changing all of that. It’s a tip jar and donation box...
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Op-ED - In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?" And while it's not up to us at CNBC to answer that question, we do sometimes happen upon little nuggets—data, anecdotes, tweets and...
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Cool Tech - Meet Botlr, Cupertino's autonomous robotic servant that makes deliveries to your hotel room in exchange for a tweet. Video not showing up? Click...
COFFEE APP
#NYCTech - Coffee aims to connect the next generation of professionals. Over mobile, of course. It all started thanks to a conversation on Tinder between Coffee co-founder and CEO Nathan Bernard and a young investment banker who mentioned the...
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Advice - If you’re part of an accelerator or startup, the SEC just granted you a new way to approach funding in 2014: the right to solicit a broader range of investors. I wouldn’t jump the gun on this opportunity too quickly, though —...
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Advice - I have worked with quite a few entrepreneurs that have gone through a group program of mine or even paid the premium rates to get the personalized attention through one on one coaching sessions. There are common traits that most...
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Advice - A significant amount of your time is spent selling when starting a company. Assuming you are good at selling your company/product/vision, you will often get to the point where you need to close the deal. In between the selling and...
BOTEGO
#NYCTech - Mankind has a history of passing down stories from generation to generation, but it’s a tradition that’s gotten a bit lost in the past few hundred years, if not longer. Yourbot is changing all of that by literally immortalizing...
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Apps - As we head into election season, Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you stay on top of news, analysis, and when politicians are using double-speak to make their points.
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Bitcoin - While the launch of Apple pay has generated much buzz, the Bitcoin community has been thrust into an intense debate. Video not showing up? Click...
CAMPUS JOBS
#NYCTech - Campus Job is an online marketplace for students to find part-time jobs during the school year, and for businesses to find students to hire for short-term work. The site is set up at more than 7,000 post-secondary schools nationwide,...
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#NYCTech - It’s been a busy month in tech for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio. He made an appearance at the NY Tech Meetup last week to announce that the city has its first-ever CTO: Minerva Tantoco. This week, he was in Brooklyn to announce the...

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