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Crowdfunding - When money changes hands, it almost never literally touches human hands. Ask most people under the age of 30 when they last talked to a bank teller, and you might be surprised by how many can’t remember. Many people cut out the...
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Accelerators - While it is healthy to encounter new beliefs, it's imperative to go about this in the right way. We have all seen those debates where people are talking right past each other, not listening to a word the other person is saying. On the...
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Advice -In the old days, every entrepreneur dreamed of easily taking their startup public, and making it big. Today the rate of startups going public (IPO – Initial Public Offering) is up from the dead zone, but is still less than half...
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#NYCTech - People are skipping ads whenever they can. But they don’t skip them because they were done poorly; people don’t watch ads because they are irrelevant to what they want to see. Introducing Reelio, the marketplace for brands,...
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#NYCTech - It is very rare when it is absolutely clear who will win a given sports matchup. The fact that we never know who is going to win is what makes it exciting to watch and even more exciting to wager on games. numberFire, the premier tool...
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#NYCTech - A common adage has it that in order to function you need to pick two out of the following three: work, social life, and health. But why sacrifice your health when you could take care of it with a simple click of a button?! FRESHLY is...
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Management - The Andreessen Horowitz co-founder's New Yorker profile reveals that talent is the key to his decisions. There's a lot to chew on in the New Yorker's massive profile of Marc Andreessen. It's a fantastic look into the mind of one of...
Five Tips For Making A $1B Company or Unicorn
Venture Capital - The "unicorn,” or a company with a valuation of $1 billion, used to be a mythical being in Europe. Now the region has more of them than ever before. Europe has 40 unicorns, and up from 30 this time last year. Thirteen new names were...
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#NYCTech - 1010data, the Big Data analytics platform has just been acquired by Advance/Newhouse for $500M. Already providing service to over 750 of the biggest retail and manufacturing companies, the acquisition will provide 1010data the...
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Advice - Here’s what an entrepreneur should consider when evaluating a convertible equity financing option. In our work with clients, I’ve seen nearly every variety of fundraising vehicle in use. Lately though, I‘ve been getting more...
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#NYCTech - In today's connected world mobile advertising is the way to get big. Don’t call up another sleazy dishonest firm, you are going to want to use Jun Group who prides itself on its ethical nature. Although it has been around for years...
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#NYCTech - Do you know how to make all your healthcare information available to your providers? Until Cureatr, there was a large degree of fragmentation and both patients and providers spent far too much time tracking down the necessary...
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#NYCTech - Everyone has experienced poorly developed chat-apps that tend to disappoint. You shouldn't have to switch between a website and email just to communicate. Enter Mojo Messenger, a part of the Tapmesh suite, that is optimizing chat...
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#NYCTech -No one likes being held back by what the newspaper decides to report on. People want interesting and inspiring videos and stories to show them what happened. ViralNova, the web's go-to site for powerful stories, news, and cat...
Arthena
#NYCTech - Art collecting is a growing pastime in America today. The collection, investments and appreciation is what people desire, but it has always been difficult to locate where to access them. Arthena is revolutionizing the way we...
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#NYCTech - We know that your blender sits in a shelf way up high in your kitchen right next to your gravy server just waiting to be used. But now you may have a good reason to take out your blender everyday! With Green Blender, you will receive...