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Accelerators - With the explosion of corporate-backed venture capital funds, accelerators and incubators in the last couple of years, I think the big companies are starting to realize: 1) how important innovation is to staying relevant (watching...
NOOM
#NYCTech - Want to lose weight and get healthier? Isn’t that always the promise of every new weight loss program that comes down the pike? What if there was an app for that, complete with input on the foods you eat, an anonymous online support...
MIND MY BUSINESS
#NYCTech - Not only is Mind My Business a NYCBig Apps Finalist, they’re also part of 500 Startups’ latest class. They’re an app, all right, but Mind My Business’s focus is good old-fashioned brick and mortars. And the data they need to...
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,...
nyc tech week in review
#NYCTech - With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space.  This column will keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week. CLICK HERE TO...
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#NYCTech - 500 Startups just announced its latest class minutes ago.  There are 28 companies in this group, and 11 of which have at least one woman on the founding team, and 18 have at least one foreign‐born founder. They came from NYC, SF,...
ALAZZO HEALTH
#NYCTech - The best medicine in the world is no good at all unless patients remember to take it. This is one of the big problems (and expenses) in healthcare today, and one that AllazoHealth, a healthcare analytics firm, is attacking...
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#NYCTech - Everyone wants to be the first to see the latest and greatest, so here’s a sneak preview of the companies that are going to kill it at DreamIt Ventures NY Demo Day, and the first class to debut under the aegis of new managing...
SENSE HEALTH
#NYCTech - There’s nothing quite like two-way communications. It’s called a conversation and patients tend to respond to treatment much better when they can communicate with their doctors. Sense Health unlocks the potential of text...
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Accelerators -   New York is a fashion town. Actually, it’s a fashion capital in a $1.2 trillion industry. Since it’s also a technology hub and home to many of the major fashion brands and retailers, it was only a matter of time before...
MAKERS_KIT
Accelerators - Leave it to two guys in the Maker Movement to graduate from the Techstars program just under a month ago, and then announce that they’ve raised a $1.5 million seed round, led by Tribeca Venture Partners and supported by Bertelsmann...
ONE_MONTH
Accelerators - The company is called One Month, investors include Winklevoss Capital, Innovation Works, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Start Fund, Oliver Jung, Lew Moorman, Y Combinator, FundersClub, and the crowdfunding platform WeFunder,...
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AlleyTalk - People spend a lot of time browsing on Pinterest. Fine, but what if you want to buy something you see? We know – happens all the time. That’s what Browsy is all about. It’s an automated solution that instantly imports your pins,...
POACHT
Accelerators - We know. You’re not ‘looking.’ Much. Not actively, anyway. Much. And you just know that there’s an app for that. Poacht is a covert job search app for the currently employed that allows you to be on the market,...
ADVISOR CONNECT
Accelerators - Now that the SEC and FINRA have finally gotten tech friendlier, you just knew that some savvy entrepreneurs were going to step up to the plate and make it easy to bring the power of the Internet – and their own connections –...
NUMARI
Accelerators - Let’s be honest: one size never fits all, and even one size 4 doesn’t fit all Size 4 women the same way. Not all size 4 women are the same height, which means that, say, a dress falls on them differently. And that’s not even...

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