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  • This NYC Startup Brings Pampering Straight To Home

    This NYC Startup Brings Pampering Straight To Home

    Sometimes, in order to feel your best, you need to look your best, and Glamsquad helps you do exactly that. This beauty services brand brings hair, makeup, and nail services straight to your...

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  • The NYC Venture Capital News Digest: 10/15/18

    The NYC Venture Capital News Digest: 10/15/18

    This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of October 2018 featuring must know news from Primary Venture Partners, Corigin Ventures, Lytical...

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  • Conscious Consumerism in Fashion

    Conscious Consumerism in Fashion

    During the Balanced Fashion event Sept.27th, focused on conscious shopping, we sat down with the industry thought leaders in ethical and sustainable fashion space. Our panelists: Patrick Duffy,...

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  • 6 Story Attributes Will Highlight Your Business Pitch

    6 Story Attributes Will Highlight Your Business Pitch

    I learned that a memorable story doesn’t have to hit you personally, but it does have to include six key attributes to raise it above the standard sales pitch, or new venture problem statement,...

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  • #NYCtech Week in Review: 10/7/18-10/13/18

    #NYCtech Week in Review: 10/7/18-10/13/18

    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 News for...

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  • The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 10/13/18

    The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 10/13/18

    Notable startup fundings for the week ending 10/13/18 featuring funding details for Demisto, G2 Crowd, Blockfolio, Netlify, Snowflake Computing, Allbirds, and Egnyte.

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  • Handy Acquired by the Parent Company of Angie’s List

    Handy Acquired by the Parent Company of Angie’s List

    Handy, the booking platform for household service providers likes maids, handymen, plumbers, etc has been acquired by ANGI Home Services, the publicly-traded parent company to Angie's List. Terms...

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  • NYC Startup Alma Redesigns a Troubled Industry for the Modern Age

    NYC Startup Alma Redesigns a Troubled Industry for the Modern Age

    The mental health crisis is reaching a tipping point. One in five US adults has a mental health condition, which is exacerbated by uneven access to mental health services. There’s been a 30%...

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  • 3 Things Every Startup Cofounder Should Keep in Mind

    3 Things Every Startup Cofounder Should Keep in Mind

    Make sure the dynamic you have established works for you and for the business.

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  • Where We Are Investing Now: Immersive Storytelling

    Where We Are Investing Now: Immersive Storytelling

    Content, and the marketing tools and analytics that support its business models was one of our earliest areas of investment focus. That seemed natural. We had domain expertise, great contacts, and...

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  • June.ai Raises $1.5M to Redefine How You Interact With Email

    June.ai Raises $1.5M to Redefine How You Interact With Email

    What’s the first thing you check when you wake up in the morning and pick up your smartphone? Most likely you check your email right away like billions on the planet. But could there be a better...

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  • The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 10/11/18

    The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 10/11/18

    The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/11/18 featuring funding details for June.ai and Coord.

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  • Rules for Scaling Successfully to Help Your Business Grow in the Right Direction

    Rules for Scaling Successfully to Help Your Business Grow in the Right Direction

    From developing an inclusive culture to delegating efficiently, follow best practices for scaling up without losing sight of yourself or your business.

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  • How Tech Companies Can Lead Climate Smart Sustainable Development

    How Tech Companies Can Lead Climate Smart Sustainable Development

    In today’s era of STEM skills shortages and the brutal “war for talent,” employers are looking for ways to stand apart from their hiring competitors. The young, entrepreneurial, tech workforce...

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  • 10 Ways Entrepreneurs Find Money To Start A Business

    10 Ways Entrepreneurs Find Money To Start A Business

    One of the most frequent questions I get as a mentor to entrepreneurs is “How do I find the money to start my business?” I always answer that there isn’t any magic, and contrary to the popular...

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  • These 16 NYC Startups Made CNBC’s Upstart100 for 2018

    These 16 NYC Startups Made CNBC’s Upstart100 for 2018

    A look at the 16 NYC Startups that are on the CNBC Upstart100 for 2018 including Sure, Bulletin, Clarifai, Glow Recipe, CoverWallet, Narrativ, FINERY, and many more...

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  • The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 10/10/18

    The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 10/10/18

    The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/10/18 featuring funding details for Gotham Therapeutics, Datalogue, and Fly with Breeze.

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  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Sales Process

    5 Ways to Improve Your Sales Process

    If you’re looking to improve your sales process — look no further than the “2017 B2B Buyer’s Survey Report“. Buyers want things to be easy. So easy, in fact, that 89 percent of survey respondents...

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  • 8 Valuable Startup Lessons I Learned From Playing Poker

    8 Valuable Startup Lessons I Learned From Playing Poker

    From knowing when to fold to choosing your ambitions wisely.

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  • 6 Powerful Drivers Shared By Successful Entrepreneurs

    6 Powerful Drivers Shared By Successful Entrepreneurs

    The best leaders and entrepreneurs follow their intrinsic rather than extrinsic motivations.

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