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Techs and the City - Y Combinator's Female Founder Conference couldn't have come at a better time. Silicon Valley has been inundated with negative stories about the role women play in the region. Female Founders Conference gave us the other side of the...
Tailor Brands
#NYCTech - Here’s a great NY startup story for you. Tailor Brands launched last year with the idea to democratize branding by making it easy and affordable for anyone to be able to have a custom logo and branding. They do it...
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#NYCTech - Advancements in technology are not just making better products for us to buy: they’re also helping to reduce fraud and authenticate transactions.  Decoded Fashion’s global event series on February 10th highlighted three...
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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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#NYCTech - Taking a look forward, here are a few events that are coming up this week that should prove to be excellent: On Monday afternoon, Columbia Technology Ventures hosts Louis P. Berneman, an expert in the field of venture capital and...
Data Camp
#NYCTech - Data scientists and analysts are in high demand and short supply right now – and the gap is growing by leaps and bounds. We personally can’t break it down for you statistically, but DataCamp cofounder and CEO (and PhD) Jonathan...
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#NYCTech - Recently, The New York Code + Design Academy hosted “Women in Tech Lecture Series” at their headquarters in New York City. The guest of the night was Joy Marcus, the CEO of Bloglovin, a site where people can find blogs of varying...
Max My Interest
#NYCTech - Who doesn’t want to earn more interest on his or her money? MaxMyInterest is an intelligent, automated cash management technology that helps individual investors earn more on their FDIC-insured bank deposits by dynamically...
ANDREW ACKERMAN
#NYCTech - Andrew Ackerman is a mentor, entrepreneur and angel investor. In the mid 1990’s, Ackerman worked as a senior consultant and later associate with Booz and Company. After a brief stint as a product manager for Kaplan Test Prep...
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Advice - Previously, I wrote about the importance of planning ahead for proof-of-concept marketing based on my first-hand experience seeing the same consistent mistakes being made by the hundreds of startups calling Red Rocket for...
Ross Backup
#NYCTech - Ross Backup is a cloud based computer backup service, and founder Aaron Ross happens to be a rabbi, but that’s not the only reason why his clients have such faith in him. He does know his stuff: Ross has been programming since he...
primary venture partners
#NYCTech - When my partner, Brad Svrluga, approached me three yeas ago to join him to run High Peaks Venture Partners I wasn’t interested at first.  I was personally investing and helping start startups and was seeing real success and...
interviewjet
#NYCTech - Think of InterviewJet as a sort of flash sale for some of the best talent in town. It’s a new model for recruiting that grants select employers 72-hour access to request, secure and schedule interviews with fullyvetted, sought-after...
13 Things You Need To Know About Ruby On Rails3_EG
Advice - Recently, Skillcrush launched the brand new Ruby on Rails Blueprint.What is Rails? How is it different than Ruby on Rails? How hard is it? Is it a programming language? What do I need to know before I learn Ruby on Rails?I had a TON...
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#NYCTech - If you're a woman looking for a female cabbie, there's now an app for that. “SheTaxis” is a recently launched start-up that connects female passengers with female drivers in the New York City area through an iPhone application....
chill date
Advice - How you meet or otherwise hook up with someone in the Online Era might have changed, but one thing hasn’t: finding love isn’t always easy and considering that we use so many different forms of communications, it seems like it’s...

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