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Business - Ask venture capitalists in Silicon Valley about which industry they're most excited to revolutionize, and odds are high that they'll say health care. So it's no surprise that money is surging into startups that focus on the...
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Interviews - Pet owners can now monitor their dog with Whistle. The Deborah Kan talks to CEO Ben Jacobs on why this wearable can lead to better health for...
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Advice - After 2-1/2 years of trying to build a mobile food tech startup in Silicon Valley, I decided the better place to accomplish my goals is New York City. In October, I was in NYC for a month scoping things out. I am in the process of...
mobile arq
#NYCTech - There are a lot of platforms out there disrupting education. MobileArq is focused on parents and teachers, making it easier for the two groups to communicate and what a difference that makes to the education process! Mobile Arq’s...
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Apps - Earlier in the year, we reported that health insurance companies are increasingly looking towards providing free activity monitors as a way to encourage their subscribers to stay physically fit. It’s a win-win. You get a new...
KROSSOVER
#NYCTech - Ok, so Krossover is actually a sports analysis company, and that’s how they’ve been helping teams get ahead of the competion. The coach/client tapes the game, uploads it to the Krossover platform, and with its state-of-the-art...
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#NYCTech - If you ask people what their overarching desire for humanity is, most would say world peace. Upworthy founder Eli Pariser has more or less spent his career trying to make it happen – or at least, to help make the world a better...
datadog
#NYCTech - Datadog is a monitoring service that brings together metrics and events from servers, databases, applications, tools and services to present a unified view of the infrastructure to help helps software developers and web operators...
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FoodTech - The age of computer-generated food has arrived, and it’s much more appetizing than it sounds. Geoffrey A. Fowler goes on a 3-D printed dessert...
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Advertising - Native advertising went mainstream this year, and as we look back at its impact in time for this Thanksgiving, we can see there is much for which to be grateful. 1) Native Ads Are What the Industry Was Anticipating. According to...
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Advice - Term sheet signed, due diligence complete, now it’s time to head into the last stage of the funding process — the closing. I don’t mean to use the title terms “legal grind” negatively. But, for most VCs and for most...
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Advice - Everybody loves wine on the holidays. From a fine California zinfandel on Christmas Eve to the bubbly stuff on New Year's Eve, it's the ultimate party accompaniment. Like with shopping in general, consumers are turning to the...
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Bitcoin - Most people think of bitcoin, if they think about it at all, as a currency — a means of digital exchange, or perhaps a speculative investment. But forget everything you know, because the technology underlying bitcoin has the...
THINKFUL
#NYCTech - We all know that Peter Thiel thinks college is expensive and a waste of time – at least for some people. Well, here’s an interesting twist. Thinkful President and cofounder Dan Friedman was an inaugural member of the Thiel...
REONOMY
#NYCTech - There’s a lot of commercial real estate – and a lot of commercial real estate deals going down - in New York and someone has to keep track of it all. Reonomy enables lenders, brokers and investors to win more business, close more...
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Advice - No small business owner likes thinking about legal needs. But like it or not, the law can have a major impact on your small business. From protecting your creations against copycats to negotiating the best deals with vendors, getting...

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