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#NYCTech - Everyone who schedules meetings knows the pain associated with constant back and forth on timing, location, and details. One person reschedules, the next one can’t meet at any reasonable time, and finally there’s the person who...
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#NYCTech - From the first written letters all the way to Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone, communication has always been around to make life easier. In our digital age this is not hard to see, but sometimes we are content with less...
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Funding - Why the SEC is missing the forest for the treesThis morning - PEHUB ran a commentary that the SEC is warning GP's to pay close attention to waterfall calculations, as they're worried that imperfect calculation tables or...
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#NYCTech -  You may have found out by now that running a business is not all fun and games. There are serious jobs that need to get done and sometimes you don’t have time to focus on the peripheral operational tasks jobs. Managed by Q (AKA...
How YC helped Stilt focus and grow 3x in 3 months
Accelerators - Cofounders Rohit Mittal started Stilt and Priyank Singh to provide financial services to immigrants in the US. Stilt is a recent graduate from Y Combinator’s W16 batch.When Rohit and Priyank moved from India to Columbia...
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#NYCTech -  This week, we take a look at the state of venture capital and early stage funding in NYC and nationally over the last 16 quarters from the 2nd quarter of 2012 through the first quarter of 2016. Analyzing some publicly available data...
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#NYCTech -  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a growing area, and for good reason. But where AI lacks, humans excel. Humans, sometimes to a fault, are great at collaborating and checking in on nearly everything to make sure it works. So doesn’t...
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#NYCTech - You know that friend who is really good at cooking, and when people tell them to pursue it they just shrug their shoulders humbly and give a bad excuse? Granted it’s not so simple to just start selling food but it just got a whole...
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Advice - When thinking about financing your startup, it is important to understand different types of potential investors.“Not every wallet is right for you.”Figuring out who to raise money from and why will save you time and...
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#NYCTech -  Over the last four months, our friends at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator have been grooming 11 companies night and day for demo day this week.  These 11 companies received $40K in investment, mentorship from over 200 industry...
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#NYCTech -  Columbia University is just about to finish the second class of its accelerator program focused on NYC student entrepreneurs, Almaworks. Demo day tomorrow will cap off the two month program for the 8 companies that were vetted...
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#NYCTech - Dining can be a way to celebrate, catch up, meet new people or just grab a little nutrition, and while there is a restaurant for every occasion there is not an app for all yourrestaurant needs. With Reserve you pay a small price and...
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Funding -  Just five startups surpassed a $1 billion valuation in the first quarter of 2016 as venture capitalists held tight to new cash, according to a new report.Venture-backed companies worldwide raised $25.5 billion in the first quarter...
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#NYCTech -  If there is one area that needs cleaning up, it’s the payment side of medical bills for medical practitioners. With insurance, hospitals, and patient's personal finances all involved, there are moving parts you don’t...
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#NYCTech -  If you are truly determined to increase branding, you need that social reach number up. The way to do this is not so easy. Playbuzz makes it easier. The Playbuzz platform, specializing in shareable quizzes, slideshows,...
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#NYCTech - It is said that the average social media consumer reads 54,000 words a day and comprised in this are overt and covert messages that hit us right in the subconscious. So if we want to have an influence on these 54K words, we need to...