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#NYCTech - Let’s do the math: the faster you can address customer service issues, the better. And what’s more immediate than social? That’s the $5 million question, which is how much Conversocial just raised in its latest funding round led...
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Op-ED - A few months ago, we wrote about something we've received quite a few questions about – whether Pinterest or Instagram is better for businesses. And while that debate still stands (short answer: it depends), it looks like Pinterest...
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AlleyTalk - It’s summer.  School’s out and for many of the students, the city is a playground. Some participate in internships but what if, instead of internships, you start a program where they can learn what it’s like to be an...
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AlleyTalk - Some banks will be looking at more than just applicants' resumes this recruitment season. They will also be checking out candidates' gaming skills. No, we're not talking about anyone's Xbox technique. But at least six major banking...
nyc tech week in review
AlleyTalk - With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space.  We are introducing this new column to keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this...
TRADEBLOCK
AlleyTalk - Need to know something – or everything – about Bitcoin? TradeBlock is pretty much becoming the go-to site for all things bitcoin, and a globally-recognized source of digital currency analysis, covering all industry topics...
POLICY GENIUS
AlleyTalk - Why is buying insurance so frustrating? Not to mention confusing, stressful, and it always seems like it is policy among insurers to sell you on stuff that you don’t particularly need. Pun intended. Enter Policy Genius, a...
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AlleyTalk - June marked Pilot Health Day 2014, a program that provides $1 million in funding to projects that pilot innovative health technologies in NYC. The day was sponsored by Health 2.0, an organization that showcases and catalyzes health...
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Advice - This month’s NY Enterprise Tech Meetup offered something different. There were usual  company presentations, but they were followed by a special keynote. Jason Lemkin gave a great talk on hiring (and firing) a good VP of sales for...
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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...
ARABELLA
AlleyTalk -   We hear about the Steve Jobses and Jerry Yangs who first led the charge in the brave new world of tech. Let’s not forget that they didn’t do it alone. What about the people who turned their backs on traditional industry...
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AlleyTalk - NYC Big Apps is a competition that empowers the sharpest minds in tech, design and business to solve the city’s toughest challenges. And the competition in Brooklyn was pretty tough. Industry City hosted the “People’s...
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AlleyTalk - With the growing popularity of on-demand services like Uber, Instacart and HandyBook, Button is launching the acquisition and retention platform built for the mobile economy. And the company is poised to help propel these businesses...
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AlleyTalk -     How many times have you gone out to eat, all good, and then you waited forever for the waiter to come around with the check? Good news! Cover is a mobile payments startup that allows restaurant patrons to pay...
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AlleyTalk - The CEO of viral app Yo, which has gained over 1 million users in four days, has denied that the app is a gimmick and outlined plans for its future. Or Arbel, co-founder and chief executive of Yo, which allows users to simply send...
farmigo's new office
AlleyTalk - As a New Yorker, I rarely attend events in parts of New York that are not-Manhattan, but when Farmigo invited us to come see their new offices, attend the #FoodHackers meetup that they were hosting – then provided transportation to...

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