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#NYCTech - We’ve all gone through the school system and most of us have suffered through 12 years of math curriculum not enjoying a single moment of it. With seemingly no answer to why we have not changed the way we have taught math, Slate...
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Investments -  Tech stocks have recouped a good chunk of their early year losses, but the damage in the private market has been done, according to the head of Salesforce Ventures.The revenue multiples investors pay for late-stage software...
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#NYCTech -  In a day and age where customer reviews can make or break a company, companies have bent over backwards for their customers in all directions; but at the top of the totem pole of customer service lies Sprinklr. The Customer Experience...
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Funding -  As you have found out, investing usually follows trends, many of which we are experiencing right now. If something is hot or seems to be working, why not follow it?Delivery of everything Pre-packaged food (delivered...
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#NYCTech -  With the advent of modern medicine, we have all the tools and knowledge to make fertility experiences as seamless as possible. But at the moment is there an all in one solution that addresses this market? With Progyny, there is. The...
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Funding -  Venture capital (VC) funding is booming, and it has been since 2012. Yet it is not without its problems – it has often received criticism for its excessive investment in companies that failed to solve real issues.These critiques...
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#NYCTech -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in NYC during the month of June. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and investors in the round, to further the...
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Advice -  Investing in entrepreneurs and startups is a fun but different world from investing in conventional stocks, bonds, and commodities. First of all, it’s more of an investment in people than in a business, since the startup is usually...
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Advice -  I had lunch with a friend a few weeks ago and we were talking about some of the companies we were seeing in the market and how our portfolios were doing. Generally when this happens you break out in hyperboles and...
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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 -  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,...
Tio Gazpacho FITA
#NYCTech -   Nobody hates soup. You can get annoyed that your soup takes a while to prepare and you can’t treat your soup like your energy drinks, but nobody hates soup. So why not try the nutritious soup drink, Gazpacho that will cool your...
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#NYCTech -  Wealth management companies are sprouting up left and right and it could be hard to pick out the good ones. But let me give you a hint. When a company has gathered $1.5B in assets and has created over 30,000 accounts that could be all...
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Finance -  Mutual fund giants aren't just interested in putting money to work in publicly traded companies. Increasingly, they also want to own a piece of red-hot start-ups. Tech news site Re/code reported that Fidelity Investments is now...
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Funding -  If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? A lot of smart people ask themselves that question, especially as they struggle to keep up with the bills and worry about an inadequately funded retirement. In my work, consulting with...
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Advice -  There’s no question that biotech is a growing field with vast technological potential. But investors looking to improve their business growth strategies would also do well to pay attention. Biotech is an international industry, and...