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#NYCTech -   After months of preparations, they’re ready to take on the world. Of education. Here’s a sneak preview of the eleven companies that are going to kill it at Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Demo Day. And they’re anything but...
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Advice - Fundraising: Love it or hate it, unless you are independently wealthy, it’s key to the success of your new startup. When done right, it can lead to lucrative partnerships with angel investors and venture capitalists. Luckily, in my...
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Advice -   Have you ever wondered what goes through an investor’s mind when you pitch an idea to them? If the answer is yes, then look no further. There are many things, such as: what the ideal combination of people to work with for an...
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Crowdfunding - It has been over a year since the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) permitted securities issuers to market their capital raises using general solicitation and general advertising while still qualifying for an exemption from...
VERBALIZEIT
#NYCTech - So imagine that you could test what the demand for your product or service would be in another country, in a cost-efficient and technology seamless manner, nearly overnight. Wouldn’t that be powerful? That’s what VerbalizeIt is...
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#NYCTech - You have to hand it to the New York investment community: not there’s no shortage of angels. New York is a social town, with panel discussions and presentations every week of the year and chances are, there are always at least one...
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Advice - Campaign supporters fork over millions of dollars on rewards-based crowdfunding sites in exchange for goodwill, a trivial reward like a T-shirt or, some say, nothing more than an empty promise. The crowdfunding sector grew to $2.7...
Prepare for an IPO
Advice - The first quarter of 2014 has experienced the largest number of IPOs in the past decade, compared to first-quarter data from previous years. With the JOBS Act in place and an improved economy, the accelerated pace is not expected to...
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#NYCTech - While it’s true that we all have to eat, and there are plenty of cooking sites out there, Food52 is smart about it. It’s a content and commerce destination where you can find everything you need in your cooking life, from the fish...
JOHN BORTHWICK
#NYCTech - John Borthwick, the founder and CEO of betaworks, got his start as an Analyst at Mercer Management Counseling in 1987. At about the same time, he also worked as a Manager at Oliver Wyman and Co. and shortly after leaving the two jobs,...
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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 10 quarters from the 2nd quarter of 2012 through the third quarter of 2014. Analyzing some publicly available data...
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#NYCTech - It’s that time again. Accelerator Season, and time to decide whether or not applying to an accelerator program is the right path for you.. One concern on many an entrepreneur’s mind is the equity that they’re asked to give...
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Advice - Recently, a post about why angel investors do not make money garnered plenty of interest.  If you were an angel investor, you probably felt righteous indignation.  You might have thought that is fine for some cushy VC making his...
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#NYCTech - If you’re looking to disrupt any of these markets with location based technology… I’m there A number of NYC’s finest startups presented at the latest Entrepreneurs Roundtable at Microsoft’s west side offices, where guest...
AlleyWatch September 2014 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech - Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of September, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national...
AUTHOREA
#NYCTech - Authorea is a digital collaboration platform that encourages more immediate knowledge-sharing in the scientific research community. Think of it as a GitHub for that community, and considering that we’re talking science, think of...

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