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SPEAKABOOS
#NYCTech - Speakaboos is an award-winning multilingual interactive storybook subscription service that facilitates early childhood literacy and language learning. But the real story is the team they’ve assembled, and their extensive experience...
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Advertising - Are you a young college aged student hoping to land a dream internship in a New York ad agency? If so, you may have noticed a creepy looking dude named Donald Buscando has visited your LinkedIn profile. At first you may freak and...
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Business - At ValueStream Labs, we’ve seen an explosion of early stage financial technology. An unprecedented amount of individuals are leaving their roles at established financial institutions and stepping into more entrepreneurial shoes. The...
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Bitcoin - With Apple Pay, the tech juggernaut has begun its assault on antiquated payment networks. The launch could not have come at a better time, as consumers have been inundated with security breaches and are likely ready to make a...
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Business - Disruption in health care seems to have been a long time coming. From month-long wait times to preventable diseases; from inefficient IT systems to complicated medicines, the sector is now innovating, fast. That's according to both...
KASISTO
#NYCTech - Siri certainly changed things when it hit the iPhone. Now Kasisto, the spin-off venture of SRI International, the creator of the Siri, are taking on the business sector, taking the virtual personal assistant to the next level by...
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Bitcoin - Buried in the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's proposed rules on prepaid accounts is language indicating the rules may cover bitcoin...
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#NYCTech - The future of fashion tech begins in a chemical laboratory, where one woman dons her best hardhat and most fashionable goggles. This woman is Asmau Ahmed, CEO and engineer of Plum Perfect. She was among three other women on 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...
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Cool Tech - The Indego exoskeleton is a set of motorized robotic leg braces that support and move the legs of people who can’t walk on their own. Parker...
SKYLIGHT
#NYCTech - Show of hands: who thinks that looking for a new apartment in NYC is one of the greatest leisure time activities on the planet? We know. Major pain point and that’s why Skylight just raised a $500k seed round from the likes of...
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Advertising - Here's an infographic from UK agency, Oomph, that details the hidden imagery and meaning in 40 big brand logos. Many, like the arrow in the FedEx logo, you may already be aware of. Some you may not. Take a look: Reprinted by...
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#NYCTech - Not only did ZergNet close their Series A: they’re working with some of the top VCs in town. How did they do it? First, by providing a new way for publishers to grow their sites and monetize their traffic without showing a bunch...
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Advertising - Instagram video ads were released recently, but not without some controversy. Jacob Kastrenakes of The Verge was unimpressed, saying that “the video ads are basically just commercials. There's nothing Instagramy about them, and it's...
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Advice - Real estate investing is known to be a playground for the big boys. Only the top 3% of the population in terms of financial wealth, can enjoy the game. With the democratization of financing via different means, most prominent would be...
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Cool Tech - A College student in the U.K. has built a prototype for an inexpensive inflatable baby incubator that could be used in developing nations to save...

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