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Made in NY -   Today, we speak with Mike Germano, CEO of Carrot Creative, a new-media marketing agency that specializes in social media strategy, design and development. What does “Made in NY™” mean to you and your...
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The Watch - This past Friday, New York City hosted the first START Summit. This invitation-only event brought together five hundred of the most exciting early-stage startups, VCs, and reporters from around the world, including notables such as...
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Fashion - Today, we speak with Reese Fernandez, Co-Founder & CEO of Rags2Riches, a company that believes that style and sustainability go hand in hand. Reese was recently selected as a 2013 NYC Venture Fellow.  “R2R primarily...
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Calendar of Events -  Each week we’ll be bringing 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...
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Cool Tech - Jesse Freeman is a Microsoft Tech Evangelist, game developer and author of  “Introducing HTML5 Game Development: Developing Games with Impact”. He recently started a Meetup called the New York Game Makers where he teaches a...
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Mobile - Today we speak with Viktor Marohnić, the Co-Founder and CEO of ShoutEm, a mobile app creation platform.What is your take on the startup scene in NYC today?Having come from Europe and spent some time in London/UK, I must...
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Alley Showdown - Today we pit AlleyNYC against WeWork.  Both have made significant traction in the coworking arena in New York over the last year arguably using different approaches.  Who is winning the social media battle?   Click here for...
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AlleyTalk - Startups come and go: some of them are spectacular successes, while others are fail equally spectacularly. It can happen anywhere and New York is and was no exception.  Here is our list of some notable – and some colossal -...
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Healthcare -  Today we speak with Agatha Chang, cofounder of Powhow, the first global marketplace and technology platform for live webcam classes. What is your take on the startup scene in NYC today? Having experienced the...
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AlleyTalk - Score one for Big Soda – and personal freedom  No, this is not about the tech bubble, the threat of which rears its head every now and again. This one is closer to home and it’s about the Soda Ban that was slapped down...
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Made in NY -  Today, we speak with Dana Randall, Founder of Built by the Factory, an interactive design and development agency that creates websites, mobile apps and social media and online ad campaigns. As a native New Yorker I...
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Advertising - Navigating the event scene in New York can be a daunting task.  On any given night, there are scores of events to choose from.  However, there are only so many places you can be at once and you must become discerning to effectively...
Angel Profile- John Ason
Angel/Seed -  What got you into angel investing?I came out of AT&T Bell Labs, doing bleeding edge technology for 10 years, and then marketing and business management of large telecommunications projects sold overseas.  So when...
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Pulse of the Alley - Today we speak wtith Melchior Schöller, one of the Co-Founders of Poutsch, a startup that facilitates the expression, collection and understanding of opinions. Poutsch recently relocated from Paris to NYC.  What is your take...
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Pulse of the Alley - Christy Liu is a Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Wanderfly, an online travel community focused on personalized recommendations.  What is your take on the startup scene in NYC today?Happening and vibrant. Totally...
NY Times vs NY Post
Alley Showdown - Today, we pit "all the news that's fit to print" against "Page Six", both popular in the Alley.  Which paper do you like better and why?  Who wins – the New York Times or the New York Post? Sound off in the comments…