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#NYCTech - They can scale personal feeds in hours! Translate websites into 100+ languages in a single line of code! They can help developers deploy new applications with zero downtime! You’d think they were superheroes, but better than that...
Data Camp
#NYCTech - Data scientists and analysts are in high demand and short supply right now – and the gap is growing by leaps and bounds. We personally can’t break it down for you statistically, but DataCamp cofounder and CEO (and PhD) Jonathan...
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#NYCTech - Accelerators can be great, but hardware and devices connected to the Internet of Things are a whole different beast. When it comes to business, we’re not talking enterprise but rather, workplace and/or consumer safety – so it...
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#NYCTech -   First, some fun facts: There was a 60% increase in applications for NYC program this year, and the acceptance rate was 0.8%. The companies that were selected are innovating across wide range of spaces, from virtual reality to...
PATHGATHER
#NYCTech - Pathgather is a new approach to enterprise learning that puts employees in control, and who knows what skills are needed to get the job done better than fellow employees? They actually motivate individuals to learn and connect around...
SKYSPECS
#NYCTech - SkySpecs’ technology is called Guardian Angel for a reason. It’s a hardware-enabled software system that helps drones avoid collisions automatically, making drone usage more accessible for industrial and consumer applications –...
PINNOCIO
#NYCTech - Pinoccio is your own personal DIY IoT controller that allows you to build wireless, web-enabled projects in minutes, that are mesh networked, open source and Arduino compatible, so you can use the huge collection of Arduino...
CHARGIFI
#NYCTech - Yeah, having a ubiquitous wifi network available is great, but let’s talk about the other big problem we have when we’re on the go: finding an outlet to plug in and recharge our phones. And hoping that we remembered to take a cord...
BITFINDER
#NYCTech - Tell us about the decision to apply for R/GA Accelerator and how has the experience been thus far? R/GA is great at helping companies build brands that consumers love and have emotional relationships with. This is very important...
ASTRO
#NYCTech - Shouldn’t connected devices be easy to connect? That’s the idea behind Astro, a company that’s part of the latest class at the R/GA Connected Device Accelerator powered by Techstars. Astro is creating an automated home system...
DIAGENETIX
#NYCTech - What does it take to be a Techstar? To participate in the R/GA Accelerator powered by Techstars, you’ve got to be connected, since it’s all about Connected Devices. Like the ones from Diagenetix, a team of researchers at the...
The Mixelerator
#NYCTech - This is my term for some of the more recent batch of startup accelerators that has been popping up. With the hundreds of facilities, organizations and communities that are clamoring to support budding entrepreneurs and their various...
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#NYCTech - It’s the R/GA Accelerator powered by Techstars' IoT Class of 2015. Ten companies who reflect the fast-growing Internet of Things that is powering connected devices, from homes to offices, from aircraft to automobiles, from beacons...
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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...
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 - 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...