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#NYCTech - Online college advisory platform, Admittedly, who rolled out of ERA last Fall, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from investors including Quotidian Ventures, RRE Ventures, and Correlation Ventures, as well as angel investors,...
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#NYCTech - Investment bankers come up with code names for pending deals to keep the competition at bay. Now Goldman Sachs is taking the fun out of the name...
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Advertising - Welcome to the social era where your brand has officially been Occupied. The relationship between your image and your values is increasingly determined by your brand advocates. The future of your brand is subject to your community and...
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#NYCTech - Having worked with and coached hundreds of startups and entrepreneurs, Uri Minkoff (CEO of Rebecca Minkoff) and Liz Bacelar (Founder of Decoded Fashion) know from best practices when it comes to pitching.  The panel shared a...
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Cool Tech - For the first time, scientists from the University of Edinburgh were able to grow a whole functional organ, a thymus, from scratch inside a living...
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Advice - Insights from Mike Germano, Chief Digital Officer at Vice Media An ongoing curiosity at NYC Media Lab is how established media companies organize themselves to take advantage of new technologies. Many corporations pay special...
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#NYCTech - EdTech is one of the strong – and growing - verticals in the New York tech ecosystem, so we decided that it was high time that someone turned the spotlight on some of the industry’s innovators. It being somewhat out of the...
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#NYCTech - ValueStream Labs launched 16 months ago with the mission to discover and grow the entrepreneurial community in FinTech. At that time, we felt strongly that the Financial Services industry required a different approach from the...
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#NYCTech - New York is a social town. Truth be told, you could go to a tech-related event every night of the week, if you really wanted to – without even trying.  In fact, we did an experiment. We wondered if we literally could attend a...
MYCOOP
#NYCTech - A finalist in the live category, MyCoop is a social platform for residential buildings, making it easy for neighbors to communicate, share and get access to important information that matters – and hits them where they live. Founder...
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#NYCTech - A finalist in the Live category, RentHackr is a resource for would be renters, to find out more about potential spaces to live, including upcoming availability and property details, sure. More importantly, RentHackr dishes the...
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Business - Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. Adults now get their news on Twitter, according to a new survey from Pew Research Centers, with 85% of those consuming it on a...
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#NYCTech - Ohmconnect is the platform that pays you to save on your own electricity bills.  You heard that correctly: they pay you to save money! Taking advantage of the IoT, their software is integrated with a number of smart devices already,...
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#NYCTech - New York is an advertising town. Always has been, and the way that the AdTech companies here are changing up the game, it may well always will be. And lest we forget, a number of the New York based adtech pioneers of the Web 1.0...
POSHLY
#NYCTech - Poshly builds personalization technologies that connect beauty brands with consumers, but the real beauty of the platform is the way that the company is collecting data. Think hyper-personal. Poshly members discover beauty products...
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Bitcoin - More federal regulators are sounding alarms on Bitcoin warning that if you use the virtual currency, “you are on your own.” Priya Anand joins...

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