Of course we personally believe that content is king, but how do you get the content – and the word – out? It’s not just the ABCs. When it comes to online, you need your zeroes and ones, too – the publishing and content marketing platforms, and the tech to facilitate the process, and keep […]
When it comes to starting a successful business, you must first have a viable idea. Here’s a few tips to help you find one.
At ValueStream Labs, we’ve seen an explosion of early stage financial technology. An unprecedented amount of individuals are leaving their roles at established financial institutions and stepping into more entrepreneurial shoes. The availability of new web frameworks (like Ruby on Rails) and the abundance of developers in New York City allow a person to experiment, […]
The handwringing has begun. No sooner were we all a twitter over marketers taking over SXSW (myself included), that the backlash has gone into full swing. Several years ago (maybe 2010) when I saw Pepsi erect that gigantic playground and CNN take over that restaurant, I knew the quaint geek-fest days of SXSW were over […]
Google directs traffic to websites, and that has made the company the most powerful on the web. In social and mobile, the power will reside with companies that direct traffic to mobile apps. Right now, those companies include Facebook, Twitter, Apple and (well) Google. And right now, the methods of directing traffic to mobile apps […]
As usual, hundreds gathered at the NYU’s Skirball Center for NY Tech Meetup’s 4th annual academic showcase, featuring 14 outstanding projects and startups, primarily from college and graduate students. Some of the evening’s more notable presentations: 1. Vinelist The first three demos were made during a 24-hour hackathon back in September. Vinelist is a service […]
If you’re online—and reading this!—you’ve probably heard of Twitter. But just what is Twitter for? How does it work? And how do you get started using it? Whether you want to start using Twitter yourself or just want to know what it is, we’ll help untangle the mysteries of this social networking site. Just […]
Despite the fact that the protests in Turkey had been raging for days, the international media was pretty much ignoring it. CNN Turkey was airing a penguin parade and cooking shows. Sitting on his sofa on Sunday afternoon on the upper west side of Manhattan, Turkish-born Murat Aktihanoglu, who is well known to the New […]