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Made in NY - Today, we sit down with Connell McGill, Jr., a co-founder of Enertiv, an eco-friendly company that markets, designs, develops and manufactures energy-monitoring systems globally.  [caption id="attachment_6491"...
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Pulse of the Alley - Today we hear from Reid Genauer, Chief Marketing Officer of Magisto, a video editing app that turns your everyday videos into high quality movies in just a few clicks.  [caption id="attachment_6461" align="alignright"...
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Made in NY - Today, we speak with Kelly Day, CEO of Blip, an online video destination with libraries of original content, multiple distribution platforms and creative advertising solutions. Kelly joined Blip in 2012.  [caption...
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Funding News - So where do you go if you need a quick wash and blow dry in Washington? A haircut in Houston? A massage in Manhattan or to get a backrub in Boston for beans? Good question! 90% of local services’ prices are currently not posted online...
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Funding News - In a sea of qualified applicants, finding the right one can seem daunting. DecisionDesk saves businesses and universities time and money by letting them quickly access, filter and review video auditions and other application materials...
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Pulse of the Alley - Today, we speak with Lior Gavra, Founder of BiteScore, a New York based startup that provides dining scores to online restaurant pages.Lior Gavra, BiteScore...
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Pulse of the Alley - Today, we talk with Elissa Shevinsky, Founder and CEO of MakeOut Labs, a startup building online dating and social networking software.What is your take on the current scene in New York today?I grew up in Queens, so I’m...
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Startups - So you didn’t want to brave the “snow” that was expected and didn’t make it out last night?  Well you missed a good event.   Haithem Elembaby and the team at StartupMixers held their first speaker series event...
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Made in NY - Today, we sit down with Mark Cooper, a founder of Offerpop, an easy to use social marketing platform.  What does “Made...
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Funding News -  New York-based SideTour has raised a new Series A-1 round of funding worth $2.5 million, pandodaily reported. The round came from existing investors RRE Ventures and Foundry Capital, said CEO Vipin Goyal. According to an SEC filing,...
Pota-Toss New York
Accelerators - One potato, two potato, three potato, tour! There are very few successful games about potatoes, but Pota-Toss World Tour by Saborstudio has proven that with the right team, mentors and an original spin, tossing potatoes can...
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Advertising - Today, we speak with John Snyder, CEO of Grapeshot, a “software technology company using advanced Information Retrieval techniques pioneered at Cambridge University.”  Grapeshot was recently selected as a winner in the Take the...
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Resources - As far as I can tell, there are six stages in almost every startup life cycle. But to get to the last stage — a successful exit — founders have to overcome a lot of hurdles. They must solve a real problem for their customers, scale...
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AlleyTalk - Startups come and go: some of them are spectacular successes, while others are fail equally spectacularly. It can happen anywhere and New York is and was no exception.  Here is our list of some notable – and some colossal -...
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Pulse of the Alley - Today we speak wtith Melchior Schöller, one of the Co-Founders of Poutsch, a startup that facilitates the expression, collection and understanding of opinions. Poutsch recently relocated from Paris to NYC.  What is your take...
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Advice - When we entrepreneurs decide to start a company, we know that more things can go “wrong” than can go “right.” We understand this, and yet we believe that we have what it takes to put “a ding in the universe”, as Steve Jobs...