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2013-05-17 18.31.16
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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#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...
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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...
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#NYCTech - Say you're en route to the Ace Hotel on West 29th St. in Manhattan and you're in the mood for the sort of bourbon that comes mixed with a muddled orange and sugar water. And you want to pay cash. What's the solution? Stop at an...
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#NYCTech - Abacus is a simple, fast way for businesses to reimburse their employees for company expenses. On mobile. In real time. They are re-imagining from the ground up how expense reporting would have worked, if it had been born mobile....
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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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#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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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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Advice - If you have been following my “early adopters trilogy”, you might recall I first introduced a simple test for determining when you are ready to start pitching your product to its first customers, the early adopters. And in its...
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#NYCTech - Yes, we know that we live in a global world. But we sometimes forget that the people who might help us most with our business – or business loan – are right around the corner. Literally. Those are the relationships that...
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#NYCTech - Private investors are always looking to get in on the best deals – and there are those that they’re not always privy to. Artivest is changing that. It’s a new way to invest in private funds, including private equity, hedge...
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Advice - To demonstrate the process of identifying your Minimum Viable Customer that I described in my post here, I’ve created this simplified example of a semi-fictional company (semi-fictional in that it is based on my experiences with...
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Apps - Investment apps are making investing fun, but there are few things to keep in mind.

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