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Advice - Startup accelerator/incubator programs are fueled by passionate mentors who share their expertise, insights and experience with the founding teams in the program. Access to these networks of mentor relationships – and the opportunity...
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Startups - I had the pleasure of attending Ultra Light Startups February Investor Feedback Forum at NYU this past Tuesday. The event was co-hosted by Graham Lawlor and Howard Greenstein and featured pitches from eight startups and an investor...
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Startups - The New York Tech Meetup has been around since 2004 and just hit 30,000 members, but the real milestone was…newly minted board member Tony Bacigalupo was clean shaven and wearing a suit! And why not? Last night also marked the first...
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The Watch - In mid-December, NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program held its end-of-semester open house, allowing the general public to see the work of these graduate students in a "touch-me museum" environment. On display was everything from...
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Alley Showdown - Today, we pit Mayor Michael Bloomberg against his Latin alter ego, Miguel Bloombito aka @ElBloombito.  Anyone who has seen our beloved Mayor address the public in Spanish can surely appreciate this one. In case you haven't had the...
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Accelerators - Today we get insights from Mark Wachen, Managing Director of DreamIt NYC, one of the world's leading startup accelerator programs. Wachen is also the Managing Director and Founder of Upstage Ventures, a firm that advises and invests in...
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AlleyTalk - AlleyWatch is the destination for startup news, opinions, reviews, profiles and events seen, reported, heard and overheard here in New York. But it’s who we are that makes us different: we’re the writers and the...
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Advice - Startup accelerator/incubator programs are fueled by passionate mentors who share their expertise, insights and experience with the founding teams in the program. Access to these networks of mentor relationships – and the opportunity...
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Startups - The New York Tech Meetup has long been an event in higher demand than its physical location allows. With enough members to fill a stadium (29,000+) and a seating capacity of 850 at NYU’s Skirball Center, where the event is held...
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Your Startup Sucks - Most businesses fail, so there’s a good chance your startup sucks...A couple of years ago, I took a meeting with an older gentleman and two college kids. They had driven from Philadelphia to meet me at a Starbucks in Manhattan. I...
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Angel/Seed - Why do you angel invest / what got you into it?I’ve been in the startup community since 1996 and I’ve been very lucky to have had a great experience as an entrepreneur, both in business - and consumer-facing startups. I love...
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Education - Today, we speak with Andrew Cohen, the Founder and CEO of Brainscape, a startup building an educational platform for web and mobile. What is your take on the startup scene in NYC today? New York is currently adjusting to a “new...
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Business - Christopher Garrett is the president of ZWorkbench, a company specializing in contract iOS development, and developer of the recently released iOS word game QatQi.Please give us your elevator pitch for QatQi.QatQi is an...
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Startups - Graham Lawlor, founder and host, kicked off his first Ultra Light Startups Investor Feedback Forum of the year with ten – count ‘em – ten pitches. He ended it with a Survey Monkey poll to determine the Best Startup Pitch (field...
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Alley Showdown - This week, we pit Charlie O'Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures against his former colleague, Josh Koppelman of First Round Capital. Who wins?Sound off in the comments below...