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#NYCTech - The key takeaway from the recent RobotLabNYC forum, on “Exploring The Autonomous Future,” was humans are the key to robot adoption. Dr. Howard Morgan of First Round Capital expressed to the audience of more than 100 innovators...
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#NYCTech -  Unlike any other industry, telecommunications has grown at a rapid pace and has created new jobs across the world. With these new jobs come new a breed of engineer with unique skills and specializations. This often makes it harder...
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#NYCTech - One of the most unfortunate realities of the startup world is the wide gulf that exists between the business and technical sides of most early-stage companies and the startup community at large. Born, like so many things, out of...
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Advertising -  Micro-influencer. Middle-influencer. Brand ambassador. Brand advocate. Catchy titles and buzzwords aside, these branding models are all driven by the currency of social capital and they continue to reach a growing audience.At...
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AI -  As you no doubt have experienced, a new market of conversational devices and services has emerged. From Amazon Alexa and Google Home, to Facebook Messenger bot and intelligent assistants, we’re surrounded by conversation. (Between...
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Cool Tech - It is unclear if Masayoshi Son, Chairman of Softbank, was one of the 17 million YouTube viewers of Boston Dynamic’s Big Dog before acquiring the company for an undisclosed amount this past Thursday. What is clear is the acquisition...
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#NYCTech -  Applications open for Dreamit UrbanTech until June 23rd – Apply Now!Dreamit Ventures, a renowned accelerator program topping the entrepreneurial ecosystem, is expanding its successful accelerator with a new program focused on...
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Security - “It’s Zombie Time.” – Cipher |The Fate and Furious (2017)Those are the words during the zombie car chase scene that cyberterrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron) uttered when she hacked hundreds of cars in a New York City car...
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Design -  I always get bombarded with questions whenever a big company changes its logo, especially in the tech space. I’ve gotten questions about Medium, Uber, and now it’s about Instagram. I usually don’t even respond because I don’t...
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Tech -  As an angel investor, I sometimes worry that all the viable unique ideas must already be taken. Entrepreneurs keep talking to me about the Internet of Things (IOT), autonomous vehicles, inter-planetary travel, and other exciting...
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#NYCTech -  While social media is largely obsessed with the here and now, it rarely places an emphasis on the past and how a story evolves over time. If you are looking for a social friendly way of capturing the past and some of your greatest...
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#NYCTech - Are you a woman in NYC Tech and interested in participating in this series? Make sure to read the whole article…Much has been said and written about the lack of women in the tech sector, be it as investors (or associates),...
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Advice -  While at CES, representing my company 12 Labs, I noticed two very clear patterns. The first: The virtual/augmented reality economy is going to be as big as the app economy, if not larger. Even single-man VR startups had 10-minute...
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#NYCTech -  When working in sales, you need to make sure that all of the moving parts are working in conjunction with each other to make your sales process as seamless as possible. Garbage in, results in garbage out and often the process of...
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Cool Tech - The device named “Spark” flew high above the man on stage with his hands waving in the direction of the flying object. In a demonstration of DJI’s newest drone, the audience marveled at the the Coke can-sized device’s most...
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#NYCTech -  More and more entrepreneurial visionaries are predicting that voice enabled devices are the next big thing. With Alexa, Siri, and Google Home taking off, the opportunities for creating voice-enabled apps are limitless, and Sayspring...