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Advice - I was planning on writing something that helped break out the differences between the elevator pitch, the unique selling propositions (USP’s), and value propositions. Then I came across the exact same post written last year by sales...
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#NYCTech - Tell us about the decision to apply for R/GA Accelerator and how has the experience been thus far? R/GA is the best in business in helping companies build brands that consumers love and have emotional relationship with. This is...
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Cool Tech - Creepy robots, jetpack bodysuits, advanced weapons, prostheses … All very different, yet all tied together by one entity — DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA was created by Dwight D. Eisenhower...
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#NYCTech - Black Friday. Cyber Monday. And that’s just the beginning. From now until, well, just about the end of the year, it’s going to be a shopfest, whether you like it or not, because just about everyone has to get something for...
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Op-ED - Silicon Valley's highfliers often seem to be living an even more charmed life than their fellow one-percenters when it comes to public image. You just don't usually hear the names of Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer or even Larry...
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Big Data - Marketers and TV networks are using new technologies to target more specific audiences. Take a quiz to test your television audience acumen and find...
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Advice - In the U.S., many entrepreneurs see grants as “free money,” since they are not loans and don’t have to be repaid. A grant is not an equity investment, so the entrepreneur doesn’t have to give up a stake in the company either....
#NYCTech - The New York Tech Meetup (NYTM), which began ten years ago around a simple conference room table, has expanded to the point where New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, the event's venue, is routinely sold...
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Advice - Your team is critical. Not only do you spend more time with them at your fast-growing company than you do with your own family, but a very large part of your success will depend on the quality and mindset of these individuals. So when...
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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 this week including the fundings, exits,...
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Resources - So you’ve decided that its time to put yourself out there with your own startup. But one of the first questions is: where do you base the company? The top seven cities to base a startup out of are Austin, Seattle, Boulder, New...
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Advice - In their passion to succeed, too many entrepreneurs treat friends and family investments as “low-hanging” fruit, only to find out later, after a stumble, that the pain of lost relationships is greater than the loss of their...
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Tech - Buying a car is a simple process. You go to the dealership, pick out the one you want, and the let the haggling over the doormats and the undercoating commence. The cars on this list, though, are a little different.
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#NYCTech - Shouldn’t connected devices be easy to connect? That’s the idea behind Astro, a company that’s part of the latest class at the R/GA Connected Device Accelerator powered by Techstars. Astro is creating an automated home system...
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Accelerators - Y Combinator President Sam Altman discusses funding startups. Video not showing up? Click here

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