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#NYCTech - ValueStream Labs launched 16 months ago with the mission to discover and grow the entrepreneurial community in FinTech. At that time, we felt strongly that the Financial Services industry required a different approach from the...
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Bitcoin - More federal regulators are sounding alarms on Bitcoin warning that if you use the virtual currency, “you are on your own.” Priya Anand joins...
PIPs
#NYCTech - Ok, so you don’t actually earn airline rewards points, but PIPs does reward citizens for conscious behaviors that drive social impact related to health, community, and environment. How cool is that? A finalist in the learn and...
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Bitcoin - Blockchain, one of the major bitcoin-services providers, announced Monday that the company now has 2 million “wallets,” or user accounts. That...
SHARESWELL
#NYCTech - It’s always something. Wedding. Baby Shower. Graduation. Engagement party. Birthday. How much do we really need, and honestly? How much time do people waste returning gifts that they don’t really need or can’t really...
THINKNUM
#NYCTech - They’re back from SF, where they participated in 500 Startups’ Batch 9. So, did they kill it? Investors Pejman Mar Ventures, who led the round, think so.  Signature Capital, Green Visor Capital, 645 Ventures, Hamid Barkhordar,...
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#NYCTech - The State of New York is weighing a raft of new rules to regulate bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the state's financial regulators announced recently, proposing to issue a "BitLicense" that would protect consumers, prevent money...
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Bitcoin - Bitcoin and The New World Order is Bitcoin part of a global conspiracy involving the richest and most powerful people in the world?
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Bitcoin - The virtual currency bitcoin has had some rocky times over the last year. But more and more companies are beginning to accept the so-called crypto...
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AlleyTalk - Some banks will be looking at more than just applicants' resumes this recruitment season. They will also be checking out candidates' gaming skills. No, we're not talking about anyone's Xbox technique. But at least six major banking...
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 - 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...
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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...
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...
MK_Don't Pitch Your FinTech Product to Customers Before Passing This Simple Test
Advice - A very common question asked by entrepreneurs we meet with is: “When am I ready to start pitching my first customers, the so-called ‘early adopters’?” Even though this is a well-covered topic, there are still many...

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