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#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...
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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...
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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 - 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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Healthcare - Scientists have unveiled a potent new antibiotic that can fight germs without becoming resistant to them.
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#NYCTech - Here’s how the game is played: Stock Battle is an online financial gaming platform for stock market trading competitions with cash prizes in every competition. You manage a portfolio of virtual money, trade virtual stocks on the...
real connex
#NYCTech - First, RealConnex is the first online platform that connects absolutely all parties in the real estate food chain - investors, lenders, developers, advisors and other service providers - to capital, services, opportunities and to each...
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Advertising - Big data is a big buzzword and, as an emerging technology, sits at the peak of the 2013 Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. Despite the projections that big data drives more ROI than other marketing investments, recent...
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Bitcoin - Bitcoin is still very much in its infancy. When most people think of Bitcoin today, they remember the salacious news stories of hackers making off with millions of dollars, or the hugely volatile currency that seems to have been...
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#NYCTech - New York City drivers will soon be able to use their smartphones to pay their parking tickets instantly with mobile apps or bitcoin. Video not...
DOTS
#NYCTech - What happens when you put a bunch of talented artists in a room? Game on! Seriously. The game is Dots and the company recently closed a $10 million Series A round from investors from Tencent, Greycroft, Northzone, Crunchfund, and...
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Advertising - From the crazy folks at Toronto-based john st.—the ones who brought us Catvertising and Exfeariential–comes Reactvertising, a whole new kind of real-time marketing. The video is a hilarious send up of the industry's obsession...

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