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#NYCTech -  While giving money is popular every holiday season there is no denying that it is a hassle to write all the checks and wait for them to be deposited. On the other hand, sending cash through Paypal or Venmo is a seemingly...
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Advice - It has been said that Bitcoin transactions are completely secure and, usually, relatively quick. But, what’s going on under the hood? How exactly do the transactions work? This infographic does a terrific job of...
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Fashion - The use of fashion weeks and runways has been discussed a lot this New York Fashion Week. There’s a prevailing sense that these institutions and concepts are being followed increasingly less because they work, but out of...
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Business - Rhetoric about the economic slowdown has become about as tiring as listening to yet more coverage of the US election.So we know there are signs of slowdown everywhere you look, but it’s worth questioning whether these stats...
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Advice - In the startup world you can barely go a few hours without hearing someone blurt out jargon.  Sometimes this jargon can be legitimate as when a well-funded company is negotiating terms of their latest investment, but just as...
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#NYCTech - Going out and procuring your nuts, veggie, and fruit ingredients and then preparing them for your super-smoothies takes a whole lot of time and is not practical for the busy New Yorker. This inconvenience often gets the best of us...
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Advertising - Start your company’s culture rightMy friend Brad keeps starting television networks. He’s become great at it. Years ago—when he was launching MTV Canada—he taught me a way to quickly capture a company’s...
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#NYCTech -  The are times that everyone needs someone to talk to. Whether you need professional help or you feel like you are overburdening your friends, having a professional to help sort out your goals and how you want to progress in life is...
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Real Estate -  Matt Ellis (Measurabl CEO) identifies how tech plays a role in the future of corporate sustainability, specifically in the real estate industry.For the first time ever businesses are being ranked on their social and environmental...
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FoodTech - Venture capitalists see a budding opportunity in one of the oldest industries: farming.From big data to drone technology, Silicon Valley investors are pouring money into "ag tech" companies at every level. And while their...
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Advice -  When joining or building a company, it is imperative that you understand the laws around equity. As an employee, not understanding how stock options work may leave you with expensive tax bills for worthless stock. As a founder, doling...
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FoodTech -  With so many tech startups crowding the market today, it takes something special to stand out. That’s why companies trying to take a new approach to developing and marketing their tech businesses look far and wide for the most...
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Advertising -  One trend over the past few years in ecommerce and omnichannel companies is the rise of the tech-savvy CMO. Technology drives digital awareness, experience and action. Technology also measures the impact of marketing strategies and...
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Bitcoin - There have been a number of high-profile hacks recently, evidently demonstrating that hiding and using secrest on the Internet is still really difficult. From the $5 million in bitcoin lost at Bitstamp to the Sony hack, it is clear...
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#NYCTech -  With all of the politics surrounding healthcare it is refreshing when a company comes along looking to truly revolutionize the world of health care. Virtual Health, the health management platform that is priming us for ‘value based...
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Healthcare -  The Financial Times recently wrote a four-part series on “Robots: Friend or Foe?” The editors agree that the Robolution is now a matter of time, as we stand on the precipice of an automated world. While the cynics, and possibly...