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#NYCTech -  The advent of the internet was a natural extension of for this existing market - the survey industry.   Anyone looking to collect data at scale from a variety of participants would be able to by easily setting up a survey...
Gigwax
#NYCTech - If you are ever just walking down the street wondering, "If only I could book an up-and-coming DJ for my next party"or "if only someone would appreciate my incredible DJ skills" We've got good news for you. With the emergence of...
BIOLITE
#NYCTech - Reliable energy sources is still a problem for a significant portion of the global population. According to the World Bank, 1.1 billion people still do not have access to energy electricity while another 2.9 billion people use solid...
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#NYCTech - With so much going on in the city’s thriving startup 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,...
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...
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...
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...
Fusar
#NYCTech - Deaths in involving motorcyclists accounted for 13% of motor vehicle related accident fatalities according to a recent study by the US Dept of Transportation. Helmets are 37% percent effective in preventing fatality and 67% effective...
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#NYCTech - Police activity in front of your apartment building?   Obama dining in your neighborhood? Want to know exactly what’s happening in your location, at any given time but don’t know where to go to get this...
NYC Tech Week in Review.002
#NYCTech - With so much going on in the city’s thriving startup 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,...
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#NYCTech - Here’s our curated list of a few NYC startup events that are coming up this week for your immediate reading pleasure…On Wednesday morning, join Open Source Fashion as they host breakfast with Jennifer Li, Founder of...
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#NYCTech - The average waiting time to see a doctor is 19 minutes and 16 seconds in the US according to Vitals.com. Scheduling your appointment, especially for highly sought-out specialists in the city, can take weeks or even months. Often...
Happy Any Hour
#NYCTech - According to New York Magazine, the average price of a cocktail in NYC ranges from $12-$17 in a moderately refined setting. With pricing like that, New Yorkers are constantly on the search for happy hour specials throughout the 6000+...
PLATED
#NYCTech - Plated, the cook at home delivery service founded in 2012, has announced an additional $35M in Series B funding from Greycroft Partners and Formation 8. The company now has 4 regional fulfillment centers and more than 400 employees....
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#NYCTech - We are living in an on-demand society. And thanks to Moore’s Law, our mobile phones give us access to virtually anything in a matter of seconds. Despite this we are often still waiting for many professional services (lawyers,...
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#NYCTech - The average rent for an apartment in Manhattan was $3985 in June according to MNS. NYC is undoubtedly expensive, especially for a bootstrapped entrepreneur.   As New York City seeks to become the next destination for innovation...