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AlleyWatch April 2016 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of April, 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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#NYCTech - Everyone who schedules meetings knows the pain associated with constant back and forth on timing, location, and details. One person reschedules, the next one can’t meet at any reasonable time, and finally there’s the person who...
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Funding - Why the SEC is missing the forest for the treesThis morning - PEHUB ran a commentary that the SEC is warning GP's to pay close attention to waterfall calculations, as they're worried that imperfect calculation tables or...
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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,...
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#NYCTech - It is said that the average social media consumer reads 54,000 words a day and comprised in this are overt and covert messages that hit us right in the subconscious. So if we want to have an influence on these 54K words, we need to...
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#NYCTech -  Starting your business for some begins easy, but what happens when you begin expanding and your RDBMS can’t hold what you need? You are sick of splitting between two servers and your NoSQL does not give you the quality...
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#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 -  Running a B2B business, you can’t afford to be messing around; a minute wasted is a minute you’ll never get back. You’ve gotta see more customers and close those orders. Remember "ABC - always be closing." Introducing Handshake,...
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Funding -  With the cost of interior decorators rising to $200/hr on average, interior decorating is not affordable for the masses. In comes Havenly, the interior decorating startup that accommodates classic, modern, or a more creative taste...
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#NYCTech -  After a long day of school no child likes reading. The TV is buzzing and they’d rather be sprawled on the couch than reading. Of course these children have no clue how important it is to be literate, but at least the process of...
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#NYCTech -  Everyone loves small unexpected rewards, perhaps because you didn’t feel like you did anything to deserve said reward. Well, whether you deserve it or not, AppCard is here to add an extra dose of rewards you may need to get...
THE 10 LARGEST ROUNDS IN NYC IN FEBRUARY 2016.002
#NYCTech -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in NYC during the month of February. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and investors in the round, to further...
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Advice - Yeah, I said it.Reading all of the media and press about startups, their capital raises and sky-high valuations, just scratches the surface of how this game really works. If I wasn’t in the industry and investing in companies,...
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Advice -  We are often asked "How do you source your deals?" While every deal is different, there are some consistent sources. We preach transparency here at Corigin Ventures, so in that vein, here is every deal we've done in the last 18 months...
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#NYCTech - When looking for cyber security you can’t just be like hand sanitizer and protect 99%; you need to be good 100% of the time. While most companies cannot say this about themselves, Fireglass can. With an inspiring conception of the...
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#NYCTech -  There are times where the 9 to 5 stretch catches up and you scratch your head wondering why you are still doing work as mundane as yours. It’s 2016, shouldn’t they have robots doing my work for me already? Well they do....