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Accelerators - Every year, the tech world descends on Austin to participate in one of the hottest tech meets on the planet: SXSW. And one of the most anticipated events of the festival is the SXSW Accelerator startup competition. The program is a...
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#NYCTech - The New York Tech Meetup was diverse this month. Not just the kind of diversity tech is notorious for not having - women, or people of color- but diverse in variety. There were startups in various phases, from MVP and seed funded to...
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Advertising - Yeah, yeah, yeah, we get that this ad for the Samsung POWERbot vacuum cleaner, basically a Roomba made by Samsung is supposed to be ridiculously over the top. And it is. But, seriously? This is like a Verizon ad with a dad who...
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Advice - Most major e-commerce websites embrace personalization – that is, making recommendations on products and services based on your known past preferences. In most situations, it’s a win-win for both the consumer and website. But...
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#NYCTech - FRM Study Course is quite simply the best way to prepare for the world’s most rigorous financial exam. It’s the definitive course for the Financial Risk Management exam, or if you need to break it down by the numbers, here’s...
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#NYCTech - One of the big problems with advertising and marketing in the Age of Mobile – and Augmented Reality - is that the world is still pretty much flat. And Blippar is here to change that perception. Literally. Blippar is the...
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#NYCTech - Yes, it’s a bike, but more than that. In road cycling,"peloton" refers to the main pack of riders at the front of a race. Riders in a peloton work together, conserve energy and perform better because of one another. And...
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Bitcoin - The nascent industry of bitcoin derivatives recently received a high-profile boost. This past Wednesday, a London-based trading platform called Crypto Facilities officially launched. Former bankers from Goldman Sachs, Morgan...
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Advertising - Online marketing. Content marketing. Inbound marketing. Native advertising. Sponsored content. There's a lot of buzzwords being tossed about these days when it come to making it easier for people to find your brand online. Most of...
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#NYCTech - Atlas Obscura believes there is something incredible to discover every day around the world, and around the corner, every day of the week. Think of it as a next generation Nat Geo. “We are a user-driven media company devoted...
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#NYCTech - Fashion and New York are like bread and butter. Or, lox and bagels. The city is an undisputed global fashion capital and home to more than 200 diverse cultures and over 800 fashion companies, accounting for 6% of the city’s jobs....
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#NYCTech - You know the expression – if the shoe fits…  The problem is, not every, say, size 7 is a perfect size 7, and often our feet aren’t even both the same size! And not everyone can afford to buy custom made shoes. Custom SOLS is...
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Apps - If you are a frequent international traveler, some minor annoyances can quickly turn into big ones. Adam Najberg shows us his five favorite apps...
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#NYCTech - Or rather, matchmaker. We all know how stressful it can be looking for the right roommate. To make things worse, you’re usually under some time constraint while you’re undertaking this impossible task. Symbi is a...
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Business - As the Marc Andreessen New York Magazine article was spreading through my network, I actually had little desire to read it.  That is not to say he does not have anything interesting to say, just that I pretty much get my fill from...
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#NYCTech - In a landscape full of startups, one company is making its mark by capitalizing off other startups. Managed by Q is a technology-enabled "smart" office service allowing employees to schedule cleanings, maintenance and even address...

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