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How Venture Capital Helps Drive the Startup Economy_MD
Advice - Companies usually begin with little more than a dream: a concept, an idea or an invention. But while hope, inspiration, and some personal savings can be the promising seed for a startup, it often takes much more to grow a concept into...
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Venture Capital - Founders Fund Partner Peter Thiel discusses the shift in venture capitalist behavior.
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Advertising - To say that Shari Redstone is a force of nature is putting it mildly. You might detect a twinge of a Boston accent, but when she speaks, it’s definitely at a breakneck New York pace. You can almost tell that the cofounder and...
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Advice - In the past few months, almost every discussion I have with founders who recently started their companies start the same way. “We are really excited to have you help us, do you know of any investors that might want to...
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Op-ED - Marc Andreessen discusses how the future of venture capital valuations will be affected as technology permeates more industries. Video not...
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Funding - Bankrolling celebrities has given City National Bank its reputation. From serving Frank Sinatra and legendary sportscaster Vin Scully to working with Tony Award-winning shows like "Beautiful-the Carole King Musical," the Los...
DOUGLAS JAMISON
#NYCTech - In 2009, Douglas W. Jamison became CEO and Chairman of the Board at the Harris & Harris Group after having worked for the company since 2002. He prepared for a career in venture capital by earning a master’s degree from the...
ORCHARD
#NYCTech - Orchard Platform is an investment and analytics platform that has quickly become the place where institutional investors and loan originators connect and transact. Orchard helps those investors assess loan performance data and...
CHARLIE KEMPER
#NYCTech - Charlie Kemper is a life-long entrepreneur and seasoned investor, dealing mainly with the infrastructure and digital media sectors. Kemper is currently a Founding Managing Director at Revel Partners, an early-expansion stage...
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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...
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,...
The 2014 Q3 NYC and US Venture Capital and Early Stage Historical Funding Report.002
#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...
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...
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Op-ED - Valuations for Silicon Valley start-ups are not "crazy" and the tech space is not in bubble territory, venture capitalist Tim Draper told CNBC on Tuesday. "When people start talking about a bubble, you're not anywhere near...
BRIAN HIRSCH
#NYCTech - After graduating from Brandeis University with a degree in economics in 1995 and doing business-consulting work, Brian Hirsch has made a name for himself in the New York Venture Capitalist world with his investment model. He looks for...
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AlleyTalk - Sky-high valuations of brand-new companies. Ridiculous real estate prices. Fights over neighborhood gentrification. Acquisitions with huge price tags. People in their 20s becoming overnight millionaires. Signs that another speculative...

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