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Max My Interest
#NYCTech - Who doesn’t want to earn more interest on his or her money? MaxMyInterest is an intelligent, automated cash management technology that helps individual investors earn more on their FDIC-insured bank deposits by dynamically...
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Advice - “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” — Thomas Jefferson I was recently at a startup event here...
Ross Backup
#NYCTech - Ross Backup is a cloud based computer backup service, and founder Aaron Ross happens to be a rabbi, but that’s not the only reason why his clients have such faith in him. He does know his stuff: Ross has been programming since he...
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#NYCTech - If you're a woman looking for a female cabbie, there's now an app for that. “SheTaxis” is a recently launched start-up that connects female passengers with female drivers in the New York City area through an iPhone application....
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AlleyTalk - One sign of a disruptive company is when the startup clashes with the regulatory establishment. The debate surrounding the legality of Airbnb—the home-sharing startup that has turned into a global phenomenon—reached New...
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#NYCTech - Recently, Brooklyn On Tech hosted “Tech and Tea: A Celebration of Founders and Community Builders” at the WIX Lounge in New York. Brooklyn On Tech is a social, non-profit organization founded by Evin Robinson and Jessica...
ALICE
#NYCTech -   Any frequent visitor to hotels would agree that ALICE really is A Life Improving Customer Experience. The platform seamlessly allows hoteliers to provide mobile services to their guests. Yes, ALICE is an acronym, which makes it...
GIFT CONNECT
#NYCTech - Gift Connect is performance-based gifting and here’s how it works:  Gift Connect alleviates the ad exhaustion we all experience, translating the conversation into commerce. It must be working: the company itself is working with...
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Advertising - Employees are talking about your brand on social media - in fact, 50% of employees share about their company without any prompting. According to Statista, there are nearly 120 million full-time employees in the U.S. alone, meaning 60...
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Advertising - Recently, it has become popular to brag about how large a business has become without spending a single dollar on marketing. If true, such a statement paints a powerful story about how a product resonates with customers. If they...
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Business - At the moment, the public-facing side of 3D printing is little more than a fun novelty. With the aid of computer models and a plastic-extruding 3-D printer, you can create a wide array of silly physical objects like customized...
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Healthcare - The hacking attack that claimed information on 80 million Anthem customers is raising concerns on health companies' security preparedness....
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#NYCTech - One of your resolutions this year was to get into shape and, this time, you really meant it. Really. But you know that you’re not going to get to the gym all the time; that having a personal trainer is helpful, but expensive,...
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#NYCTech - Many of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world started showing signs of being an entrepreneur at a very young age. With both parents as entrepreneurs in the garment and textile industry, Zara Terez Tisch had all of the makings...
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Cool Tech - GoPro will increase its pace of deals to stream content over the next two years as it seeks to build a media empire and diversify beyond just...
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Advice - Sharing isn’t always caring when it comes to social media. This is something we see every day through lengthy status rants on Facebook, detailed dirty laundry blog posts and 24 hours of a sick day chronicled entirely on...

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