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Advice - If you passed the simple test in my last post for determining if you’re ready to start pitching your FinTech product to customers, you now have a new question to answer: what do you want to get from these first users? Few...
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Business - A better credit score may soon be just be a few mouse clicks away. The current system of determining a person's creditworthiness is "inadequate and insufficient" and is costing both consumers and creditors, said Zaydoon Munir,...
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Advertising - A few weeks ago, Adrian wrote a post about engagement and social media. In it, he argued that the term "engagement" is a bit of a misnomer in social media; many brands wrongly assume that engagement means success, and accordingly...
DAGNE DOVER
#NYCTech - Dagne Dover is a practical luxury handbag and accessories brand that solves women’s biggest handbag problem: the fact that your bag quickly becomes a black hole. You know it’s true. Can’t find your keys? Your water bottle...
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Business - At the Intel Developer Forum, Intel featured a connected wheelchair that collects biometrical information, tracks location and sends vitals to doctors if things go wrong. Intel intern Tim Balz, who invented the wheelchair, joins...
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Bitcoin - “Before the Bitcoin protocol was invented, most computer scientists thought a system like Bitcoin was impossible because of a famous problem in computer science called the Byzantine Generals' Problem. The problem, in a nutshell,...
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#NYCTech - Fashion Week in New York just ended and while all – or most – eyes were on newest styles that are coming down the runway and the tech that’s powering the industry more and more, there’s another side to fashion and what makes...
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Industry - In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?" And while it's not up to us at CNBC to answer that question, we do sometimes happen upon little nuggets—data, anecdotes, tweets and...
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#NYCTech - After a frantic 54 hours (one weekend) marathon, 20 teams prepared pitches in hopes of being chosen as the best Big Idea in fashion tech. Each had five minutes to deliver a deck to a panel of five judges. Winning this round advances the...
ZETTA MOBILE
#NYCTech - ZettaMobile is a location-based, mobile advertising company building easy-to-use solutions for Small Business. The idea is to empower business owners by leveraging technology, without overwhelming them with complicated...
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Advertising - When a brand or manufacturer fails to execute a strong digital strategy, it risks falling short of customer expectations. “Consumers today do not distinguish between channels, or even brands vs. retailers, but they do have high...
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#NYCTech - New York is one of the world’s financial capitals, and for a long time, FinTech has been regarded as that back office stuff - classic enterprise technologies such as processing, data management, record administration, security and...
IEX TRADING
#NYCTech - IEX Trading is an upstart stock trading platform – and the first equity trading venue owned exclusively by a consortium of buy-side investors, including mutual funds, hedge funds, and family offices. The idea: to institutionalize...
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Healthcare - It’s no secret that hours hunched over a computer can cause chronic, and sometimes even debilitating, back pain. The Tobias Reeuwijk takes a look...
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#NYCTech - Look, we’re all busy. Sure, we like to stay informed, but with so much going on in the world and so little time – how? That’s where AbridgeME comes in. It’s a news and information/reference site that gives you the salient...
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#NYCTech - New York is one of the undisputed fashion capitals of the world and given the strong presence of technology in our fair city, it wasn’t long before New York became a fashion tech capital and home to the shakers and makers of this...

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