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TRADEBLOCK
AlleyTalk - Need to know something – or everything – about Bitcoin? TradeBlock is pretty much becoming the go-to site for all things bitcoin, and a globally-recognized source of digital currency analysis, covering all industry topics...
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Advertising - Aiming, perhaps, to save to lowly ad banner or maybe to coin a new buzzword, MIT Sloan School of Management Professors Glen Urban and John Hauser are out with a new study which finds morphing ads, banners that change based on known...
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Business - Seventeen-year-old Thomas Hunt isn't old enough to vote, but he's conducting research that may one day cure cancer. Get to know the Thiel Fellow, take a tour of the lab where he's working to help make history, and find out what...
POLICY GENIUS
AlleyTalk - Why is buying insurance so frustrating? Not to mention confusing, stressful, and it always seems like it is policy among insurers to sell you on stuff that you don’t particularly need. Pun intended. Enter Policy Genius, a...
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AlleyTalk - June marked Pilot Health Day 2014, a program that provides $1 million in funding to projects that pilot innovative health technologies in NYC. The day was sponsored by Health 2.0, an organization that showcases and catalyzes health...
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Advertising - You may have noticed that over the last few years, the advertisements you see are getting eerily specific. Watch your favorite cable channel, and you might see an ad for a car you’ve been considering or for a restaurant you love to...
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Business - Priya Anand explains how hackers were able to bypass online security setups at 34 banks across Europe and Asia, and why they're next target could be...
JACK MYERS
#NYCTech - Jack Myers is a media economist and chairman of Media Advisory Group. More than 250 media, advertising, marketing, entertainment and financial services companies subscribe to the weekly Jack Myers Media Business Report. Myers speaks...
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Accelerators -   New York is a fashion town. Actually, it’s a fashion capital in a $1.2 trillion industry. Since it’s also a technology hub and home to many of the major fashion brands and retailers, it was only a matter of time before...
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AlleyTalk -     How many times have you gone out to eat, all good, and then you waited forever for the waiter to come around with the check? Good news! Cover is a mobile payments startup that allows restaurant patrons to pay...
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Advertising - Over the last few weeks, we heard that Facebook organic reach is approaching zero while their paid ad business is booming. On April 23, Facebook reported revenue of $2.5 billion for the first quarter of 2014, up 72% over the previous...
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Advertising - We know about the conventional ways of geotargeting – directing customers to localized e-stores, showing the right language, currency and shipping options, serving the right catalog for a given zip code, etc. But what about the quirky...
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#NYCTech - Mark Leschly has over 20 years experience as a venture capitalist investing in the healthcare, media and information technology sectors. Leschly is presently a managing partner with Rho Capital Partners, an investment and venture...
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AlleyTalk - ZocDoc is the new king of New York start-ups. The company, which lets patients book medical appointments online and from mobile devices, raised more than $150 million, increasing its valuation to about $1.5 billion, based on a...
NETCURATE
Advertising - We talk a lot about disruption in this industry, but Netcurate has taken it a step further. With Netcurate, the online magazine has come of age and heads up, purveyors of Social Media and PR: It’s not just about aggregation –...
MY COIN SOLUTION
AlleyTalk - We always hear about the Bitcoin risks. It also has its benefits. Major benefits. And My Coin Solution’s solution is to make Bitcoin more understandable and accessible to both merchants and consumers, to help them to make the best...

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