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AlleyTalk - Bonusly is not just a peer-to-peer bonus platform for the workplace. It’s a long overdue alternative to spending time and money on costly and ineffective employee recognition programs, such as years-of-service and employee of the...
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Finance - A month after a firestorm erupted over Newsweek’s claim that it “unmasked” the creator of bitcoin, a U.K. university has released a new study...
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Finance -   With major ecommerce players like Overstock.com and Square on board, Bitcoin’s on its way to becoming a serious payment method, despite its bad press. While there may be some way to go, a booming Bitcoin startup community could...
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AlleyTalk - Peerform, a New York City based peer-to-peer lending startup, has raised $1m in seed funding. The round was led by Corporest Development, a European investment firm. Peerform was founded in 2010 by Mikael Rapaport and Meytal...
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Advertising - Every time I challenge a business plan with little or no budget for marketing, I get the answer that they will be using “viral” marketing, which costs nothing. The founder explains that the product is so “buzz-worthy” that...
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AlleyTalk - In 1993, Alan Meckler held his first Internet World expo at the Javits Center. Three hundred people and eight exhibitors showed up. Three years later, he was hosting Internet World Expos in 20 countries. When Meckler organized his...
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Advertising - Gaming app makers face a conundrum over how to monetize their product while keeping gamers plugged in. Advertising that rewards players with in-game virtual gifts could be the answer, according to a new study. Developers of free...
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AlleyTalk - More investors are selling stocks the same way they take selfies: With their smartphones. But just because you can trade shares of AAPL on your iPhone...
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Accelerators - StartUp Health, a global startup platform accelerating innovation in health and wellness, just announced the addition of 16 new companies to its StartUp Health Academy, a long-term entrepreneurship program and community designed to...
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Accelerators - In case you haven’t heard, health tech entrepreneurs are taking NYC by storm. For their 5th demo day, Blueprint Health, a major player at the epicenter of this movement, attracted a legion of industry heavy-hitters like Pfizer,...
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Advertising - Silicon Valley's buying spree shows no signs of slowing down. How much importance is being placed on social data? Jon Elvekrog, CEO of social...
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Advertising - When I was first starting my business, I was bombarded with information about how to market and advertise myself. You’ve probably heard a few of these tactics before, too. Tactics like: Create an AMAZING opt-in so you can...
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Advertising - When you have clients like Verizon, P&G, Nestle, Kraft, AT&T and Sony… When you’re showing a 300% increase in monthly recurring revenue since 2013… When it’s time to raise your next round so that you can expand into more...
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Advertising - Does the clout you carry across social media really matter? Well, considering that Klout itself was recently acquired for nearly $200 million by Lithium Technologies, it’s safe to say that social clout is alive and well and still...
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Advertising - Content comprises one of three pillars in online marketing with the other two being search and social. Indeed, online content feeds these other two pillars and, according to statistics released by CMO, 20% of the average company's...
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AlleyTalk - Open Source Fashion (OSF) held its semi-annual Freestyle Fashion Conference late March in Maxwell Hall at Lim College.  It was hosted by Pavan Bahl. The day comprised of forty-five minute sessions over a span of several hours and...

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