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Techs and the City -  There is no room for wallflowers in the business ballroom. He who leads will win — but what about she who leads? When it comes to the leadership dance, are we destined to follow while men dictate the pace? Until recently, women...
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#NYCTech - Everyone remembers a negative experiences with an onlin shopping experience, and there’s hasn't been a real mechanism to prevent sites that are riddled with consistent bad experiences from receiving traffic. As consumers, how can...
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AlleyTalk -  Angel investor Adam Quinton talks with Liz Kofman of Unitive about hiring, bias, and one surprising conclusion.Adam Quinton is a former investment banker, current Adjunct Professor at Columbia, and angel investor. We are thrilled...
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#NYCTech -  This generation of children, the future of our country and world, will be the first where coding is a proficiency test. At the intersection of this trend is Codapillar, the platform that teaches student from middle...
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#NYCTech - Investing your own money can be intimidating without the knowledge and guidance of how to invest properly. So rather than just throwing you in to the deep end of the pool, Trigger Finance is providing you with a platform to...
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#NYCTech -  With most predictions showing smart TV is the future of television, people are beginning to make the switch and love it. But what does this mean for the huge industry of TV ads? While most companies aren’t think that far ahead,...
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Advice - I am a female CEO — apparently a rare breed these days. Even rarer perhaps is my leadership team, which is 50 percent women, and that of the 31 people on staff at my financial technologies startup, 50 percent are women. That said,...
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Techs and the City - This morning, I clocked into work by joining my daily video checkin. Looking back at me were six people, five of whom are women. Did I mention I work in tech? The stats aren’t usually skewed in that direction.But I work at...
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Techs and the City - There are still big equality hurdles when it comes to gender in the American workforce, but those disparities are slowly inching closer together. Just take a look at Silicon Valley—the number of women founding tech companies is...
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Techs and the City - Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the United State of Women Summit in Washington DC. The summit was hosted by the White House and featured the most unbelievable lineup of speakers (Warren Buffett, Oprah, POTUS, Connie...
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Techs and the City -  As Amy Millman of Springboard Enterprises says: “I’m not so comfortable being up on a pedestal, unless you are standing up there with me.”Have you ever felt that horrible sensation when your throat closes up as you try to...
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Techs and the City - Perfection is boring. It’s also not a reflection of what really happens when you set out to start a business on your own.For the first few years of running my business, I was a total liar.I wasn’t lying intentionally,...
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#NYCTech - Entrepreneurs, techies, and fashion mavens sipped on champagne filled with strawberry vodka-filled pearls while six female tech-powerhouses spoke about how to succeed in the constantly changing industry at the recent Decoded...
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#NYCTech - Multiple studies have shown that social media lowers subjective well being and I’m sure you can think of all the reasons why. It produces hate, makes you jealous of your friends’ fake personas and it is simply exhausting sorting...
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#NYCTech - Women of color in tech are a strong bunch.As I write this article, they are passionately working on their tech ideas, despite a stereotype that appears in my mind as I think about gender and race domination in the US tech – a...
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Techs and the City - If I could gather every article I’ve read in the last few years about the trouble with women and work-life balance—and the concept of “having it all”—I’d have binders full of articles (see what I did there?).And even...