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Weekly Techstars Diversity / Inclusion Office Hours in New York City

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The post Weekly Techstars Diversity / Inclusion Office Hours in New York City appeared first on Feld Thoughts. The day after the election, Alex Iskold (Techstars NY Managing Director) wrote a great post titled Dear Founders, I Commit to Double My Support For You and Your Startups. Publish my (long in the works) book for founders.

Apply to Techstars New York Before New Years Eve

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The deadline for applying to Techstars New York for the next program is 11:59:59pm PST on 12/31/13. I’m extremely excited about the upcoming Techstars New York program. Alex Iskold is the new managing director. We’ve talked a bunch about the new things that he’ll be doing this year.

Book: Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community

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On Digital Sabbath #5, I read Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community. I got through half of it on my flight home from New York on Saturday morning; the balance laying on the couch next to Amy on Saturday evening. If you are involved in the New York startup community, this is a must read book.

Top 10 New York City Startups to Watch In 2017

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Some of these companies are poised for a public offering; others have found success, but are now re-tooling their model amid Donald Trump's presidency.

5x New York Times Bestseller Sam Harris: Surviving Artificial Intelligence

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Austin-based Perk.com Buys Viggle of New York

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Perk.com announced Monday it has signed an asset purchase agreement with New York-based Viggle Inc., 11th, along with warrants […] The post Austin-based Perk.com Buys Viggle of New York appeared first on SiliconHills. a mobile and web-based entertainment marketing platform. Austin-based Perk will pay 1.5 Austin

The 2 Best Startups to Work for in New York City

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These companies offer more than fun perks, they make employees feel valued and heard

What Randi Zuckerberg Says About Silicon Valley vs. New York

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"I had kind of tried to smoosh down [my creativity] for too many years in order to be taken seriously in Silicon Valley," saysZuckerberg

3 Tips for the Best New York Business Trip

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Save your sanity with some simple insider strategies

48in48 New York City 2016 in photos

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I thought I’d do the same for the New York event. Our sponsors, especially Delta Air Lines , helped us get to New York City!

The FBI Can't Force Apple to Unlock iPhones, a New York Judge Rules

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The ruling pertains to a drug case that involves similar issues to the unlocking controversy surrounding the San Bernardino shootings

TextureMedia Gets Acquired by New York-based Ultra/Standard

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TextureMedia, a hair care media company in Austin, got acquired Monday by Ultra/Standard, a multicultural hair care and beauty distribution company based in New York. It was one of the first investments made […] The post TextureMedia Gets Acquired by New York-based Ultra/Standard appeared first on SiliconHills.

The New York Bakery That Hires Everyone, No Questions Asked

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Greyston Bakery's delicious cookies and brownies are helping fuel its ambitious mission to create jobs and eradicate homelessness

What the New York Giants Just Taught Us About Handling Office Drama

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The media tried to whip an off-day trip into drama. Giants leadership used the best plays in the book to diffuse the situation

Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too)

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Just who is the minimum wage supposed to help

Why This Billion-Dollar New York Startup Is Re-Branding

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Zocdoc, which recently raised $130 million in venture capital funding for a reported $1.8 billion valuation, got a makeover this week.

The New York Public Library's Newly Renovated Reading Room Is the Coolest Thing You'll See Today

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The Rose Room is reopening. And it's more glorious than ever

The Lowline, the World's First Underground Park, Is Coming to New York City

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The land for the park was turned over by the city on Wednesday, meaning an eight-year project finally has a green light

How Rebecca Minkoff Is Disrupting New York Fashion Week

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The luxury apparel brand introduced a new retail strategy, where runway items became immediately available to purchase following the spring show

Founder Labs in New York This Summer

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While I was on vacation Founder Labs announced their New York program this summer. I’m a big fan of Shaherose Charania and Baat Enosh and agreed to help support the program along with Fred and Joanne Wilson and a number of other folks that support entrepreneurship in New York.

Doing The Top Of Mind Drill At TechStars New York

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On Tuesday, I spent the day at TechStars New York. David Cohen and I then hopped on a train, cranked on emails and interviews all the way to New York, and then I finished the night (after some more email) with a one hour lecture by Skype to a class of San Diego based students. By 10-ish I was at TechStars.

There's a Major Problem With Slack's Full Page Ad in the New York Times

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It reads more like an ad for Microsoft's new product, Teams

Silicon Valley vs. New York: How Does Startup Culture Differ?

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Veterans of both hubs reflect on what makes each unique

All New York City Underground Subway Stations Now Offer Free WiFi

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All underground New York City subway stations now offer passengers and others in the stations free WiFi. Here is what you need to know

[New York] INGENUITY 2013

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Despite the challenging US economy, the New York startup scene is burgeoning. Dashlane. Miner. Partpic. WeDidIt. Zipments. Greatist.

Top 10 Women-Led Companies in New York City

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Meet the most successful women-owned companies in the NYC metro area

New York Gains Ground as Startup Hotspot

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New York's startup scene has been growing at a faster-than-usual pace. Entrepreneurs should take notice

The New York Times Launches TimeSpace, Its Own Startup Incubator/Accelerator

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The New York Times is launching a new startup accelerator, TimeSpace, a 4 month program taking in early stage media startups into the NYT Headquarters.

How New York is Pushing Companies To Do Much Better at Cybersecurity

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New agency-issued rules require financial services firms to pay obsessive attention to network security; other states could follow suit

The Biggest, Baddest Desk in New York City

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It''s the company''s first new space in eight years, and it was created with help from Los Angeles-based architect Clive Wilkinson. The result?

The real entrepreneurs of New York City

Startup Lessons Learned

While I was in New York, I had another opportunity to witness this firsthand, and I wanted to share the results with you. Take a look.

New York City Tech Industry Strong, Growing Fast

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As if the thriving New York City tech ecosystem needed any more heady boosterism. That study found tech jobs made up 8.1 That''s 12.6

Why New York City Will Never Be a Startup Haven

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Manhattan is the Big Apple but it will never lead the world when it comes to startups. Here's why

Welcome New York to the Global EIR Coalition

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Last week New York was the third state to create a program – called the International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC) – based on the construct of the Global Entrepreneur in Residence program. The New York program is a city driven initiative. IN2NYC is by far the most ambition program to date.

After Chelsea Bombing, Local Businesses Move Forward 'The New York Way'

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A powerful explosion in New York City on Saturday left at least 29 injured.

The Center Of The E-commerce Universe - 9 Founders On Why New York City

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So why, in the "you can start a company easily, cheaply, anywhere era", would a founder choose to launch and scale a startup in New York City

Boss Who Banned Birthdays and Levity Is Dead, Gets New York Times Obituary Because of "Grumpy" Memos

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He also barred employees from saying hello to him and signed his corporate memos, "Owner of All Companies and The Boss

September in New York

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For the next month or so I'll be on the road, starting in Washington DC and then proceeding to New Haven, New York, and Boston. I have been getting a lot of questions on Twitter about my upcoming trip to the east coast, so I thought I would post a brief update here. For day by day updates, please follow me on the twitters.

The Management Move Shaking Up One of New York's Biggest Art Institutions

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The Museum of Modern Art in New York City wants to be more nimble and less corporate.

Berlin to Lithuania to New York: The Travels Of An Accidental Entrepreneur

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