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#NYCTech - So you missed TechCrunch Disrupt this week. Well, here are 12 quotes to keep you in the loop...  “Don't start a company just because you can. Do it because you have the conviction.” –  Naval Ravikant (Angel...
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Alley Showdown - So New York based Fab is pivoting again to become the next iteration of Amazon.  The company is reportedly raising another $100 million on a $1 BILLION valuation.  Amazon currently is trading at a $113 billion market cap. Who wins in...
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Advice - “Think big, start small, scale quick.” Those were the closing remarks of Patrick Peters, founder of Appsulting at StartupMixers.com latest event at Fueled Collective.  The event “I have an idea...now what?” focused...
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#NYCTech -  Today, we speak with David Ponte, Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer of Audiomack, a music distribution website aimed at helping artists showcase and distribute their music.  What does “Made in NY™” mean to you...
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Startups - What sets Foursquare apart and always has is that it is one of the most Silicon Valley-like companies New York has produced. It’s not an adtech. It’s not a fintech. And they seem to be struggling to devise a revenue model. ...
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Interviews - Today we speak with Women Innovate Mobile mentor, Jordan Schaffel  Jordan is the co-founder of Say It Visually!  Jordan led the business development efforts of numerous startups over a 29-year career, mostly in the...
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Made in NY - Today, we speak with Jeffrey Stewart, CEO and Co-Founder of Lenddo, which combines microfinance techniques and social media connections to build consumers’ creditworthiness and provide access to financial services.[caption...
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Accelerators -  Ten NYC startups you need to know about...  As a mentor at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA), I always attend the hospitality events that are thrown to attract the next potential class. The question inevitably...
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Calendar of Events - Each week we bring you a handy guide to just a few of the events we think should not be missed. On any given night, there are too many events. You can’t attend all of them and neither should you, unless you’re a career...
new york startup digital ocean
Made in NY - Today, we speak with Ben Uretsky, CEO of DigitalOcean, the web infrastructure developer and cloud hosting company.  What does “Made in...
YEC Women
AlleyTalk - What’s the biggest challenge currently facing women in tech startup communities?  What steps have you taken to change that in your own community or business?   The following answers are provided by the Young...
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Made in NY - Today, we speak with Tom Limongello, Vice President of Product Marketing at Crisp Media, which provides mobile advertising technology, media and services to advertisers, publishers and agencies.  [caption id="attachment_7723"...
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AlleyTalk - They boast over 13 million members in 196 countries. There are 126,000+ meetup groups, well over a quarter of a million monthly meetups and last week Meetup announced that they had surpassed over 100 million RSVPs.  [caption...
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Gaming - Today, we hear from Niamh Bushnell, Head of US Partnerships for GoPrezzo, a casual gaming tournament platform based in NYC and Ireland.  Niamh...
startup mentor augie grasis
Advice - Today, we speak with Women Innovate Mobile Mentor, Augie Grasis.  Named the 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award Winner in the Central Midwest Technology category, Augie Grasis is an established entrepreneur...
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Education - EdTech has been a thriving space over the last few months.  A recent panel discussion offers advice on using educational technology abroad. Educators, entrepreneurs and technologists recently came together for “Sprechen sie EdTech...