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#NYCTech - There are those times when the most disruptive technologies succeed by knowing just how far to push the limits. That’s part of the beauty of RentShare – and no doubt contributed to the company’s being acquired by commerce...
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Advice - Although some entrepreneurs set aside time to prepare for their investor pitch, few take steps to effectively prepare mentally. This failure inevitably impacts the presenter’s performance during their pitch and often the...
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#NYCTech - This isn’t your typical accelerator – or your usual startups.Sitting at the intersection of entrepreneurship, social change and Jewish community-building in the ever growing Silicon Alley, the PresenTense NYC Fellowship...
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Advice - A negotiation begins when two parties involves share information. The thing is that most individuals are matchers. This means that they behave in accordance with the rule of reciprocity: they will treat you exactly how you treat them....
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Cool Tech -Paul Vigna honors Bitcoin Pizza Day, the five-year anniversary of an unorthodox method of buying a pizza.Video not showing up? Click here
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#NYCTech - It’s the same question every day: what are you going to wear? Of course, it would be so much easier if you were a one-percenter and had a personal stylist at your beck and call.Or if you knew about Personal Style...
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Advertising - What is growth hacking, anyway? Marketing and social media offices use the term casually, but the truth is, not many people know what it actually means. According to the Fashion and Business Council, growth hacking is a technique...
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Big Data - How many times do you just click on “agree” for a new service without reading the terms? Do you understand all the privacy features on the various social networks you use? Does that awesome app you just loaded expose your user...
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#NYCTech - CloudTags is the data platform for brick and mortars, powering customer identification and remarketing to them to increase sales.Think of them as an online solution for customers who are offline and in stores.Actually,...
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Advice - Jim Cramer has always understood the importance of highlighting the next big market themes that could drive innovation. That is why "Mad Money" has been on a mission to help investors find the major forces behind the market, by...
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Cool Tech -Raymond Wang, 17, won $75,000 and first place at Intel's Science and Engineering Fair for his study of how to improve air quality in...
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Advice - Social media is so pervasive in today’s world that every entrepreneur believes instinctively that they know how to use it for their startup. Many soon find that what you do in a personal context doesn’t necessarily translate to...
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#NYCTech - To clarify, whether or not you split the bill is up to you, but TAABS makes it faster and easier to find bars, clubs, and restaurants in NYC that are most likely to suit your tastes, no matter what you happen to fancy on any given...
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Advice - You don’t have to offer big bonuses to hire great talent.I often get asked how I managed to get so many impressive people on my team. By every law of logic, a company as small, new and budget-constrained as mine should not have...
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#NYCTech -With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space.  We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week including the fundings,...
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Advice - If you’re new to the world of freelancing, contracting, entrepreneurship or small business ownership, getting a CPA in your corner is a must. You’re about to delve in to a world brimming with tax write-offs, and since the IRS can...
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Advice - A common request I get while mentoring entrepreneurs is for a copy of the startup checklist they need to follow, in order to build a successful new business. I wish it was that easy. The challenge is that every new business needs to...