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What to Expect at New York City's Social Media Week

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Organized by Crowdcentric Media , the event is aimed at "exploring the social, cultural, and economic impact of social media."

What are the advantages of stationing your startup in New York City opposed to Silicon Valley / SF?


Access to many, many more world market centers (advertising, finance, fashion, media, food, etc.). A city that from the Mayor on down is devoted to helping the tech startup community expand exponentially. The world’s fastest growing tech startup ecosystem. Many more world-class universities. Seasons. What’s not to love??

How the New York City innovation community can still lose (and what you can do about it)

This is going to be BIG.

I remember hearing that a New York City venture fund was raising money in 2004 and almost skipping the meeting, because New York wasn’t a viable place to deploy that much capital—it was a small blip in the past. From an infrastructure perspective, we’re a lot better off than we were before.

What's the Future of Small Business in New York City?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Mayor Bloomberg leaves a significant legacy in terms of being a friend to business and trumpeting the city''s tech start-up scene.

What's New York City's Secret to Fostering a Tech Startup Boom?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But recently New York City’s tech/information economy has flourished--especially in the city''s most diverse borough, Brooklyn.

Win the Talent War - VCball


A New York based VCs quixotic search for new knowledge in early stage venture capital and entrepreneurship. Last night I attended a dinner hosted by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (aka NYCEDC) hosted by Deputy Mayor Robert Steel and Head of the Center for Economic Transformation Steven Strauss. 

Thinking About the Next Chief Digital Officer of New York City

This is going to be BIG.

When a new CEO for a company is hired, you might change out a few people, but you wouldn''t replace all the key folks. You wouldn''t hire a new GM and just immediately get rid of your All-Star players. improving communication with residents and businesses by enhancing government transparency and working closely with digital media.

How One Tiny Business is Dominating Social Media

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Retailer The Brooklyn Circus has an award-winning social media strategy, despite having only two people dedicated to it.

Stray Boots Launches Mobile Guided Urban Scavenger Game Around NYC


Well yeah, they’re about to be made obsolete if New York City-based mobile game startup Stray Boots had its way.


6 Dangerous Things to Do on Social Media

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When wielded appropriately, social media is a powerful tool anyone can use to bolster a personal or company brand. Throw an intern at it.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. Ann blogs on search and social media tools. Social media analytics and tracking can be very time-consuming and expensive. You’ll find quite a few smart social media monitoring tools, but what if you can’t afford them? Monitor Social Media Reputation.

It’s About Women Running Startups

Steve Blank

And she had a model for a new media company for mobile and wearables. I had a better one when I came back from New York.

Media Companies Are Hot Again. No, Seriously

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The fastest growing private media company in the country never intended in its early years to be so editorial. At least not yet.

What Social Media Can't Do: Ben Kaufman

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

During Social Media Week, Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman said when it comes to product innovation, there are limits to what social media can do.

The State of NYC Seed: Startup Trends & VC Data [REPORT]

View from Seed

Since joining NextView, we’ve talked often and excitedly about the New York startup ecosystem. Thanks for taking a look. in round size).

The Secrets of Social Media in China

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Despite its buzz and price tag, WhatsApp isn''t even on the radar in social media-obsessed China. Look at Instagram. It is so simple.

Spotify, GoPro, and Airbnb Lit Up Social Media Last Week

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The city plans to use the information to identify hosts that are violating city laws by renting out large blocks of rooms through Airbnb.

How to Go From Hacker to Founder | Vinicius Vacanti

Vinicius Vacanti

Home About Contact Me How To Make It as a First-Time Entrepreneur Vinicius Vacanti How to Go From Hacker to Founder October 14, 2010 | View Comments Now that Yipit raised a round of funding , we have the amazing opportunity to grow our team of engineers here in New York City. We want you to experience that. How did we do it?

Way Up & Better–Your Next Product Management Job !

The Product Guy

Product Manager @ Viacom (New York) Keywords: Content Management, Media, Product [link]. Performance Marketing Manager @ Frank (New York) Keywords: Education, Finance, Online, Performance Marketing, Story Telling [link]. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings. product jobs product management

Have Diploma, Will Work For Recognition


Millennials graduating this month are entering a strong job market full of optimism with dreams of starting their new careers. Social sells.

On Social Media, You Have More to Say Than You Think

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Javitz Center in New York City to learn about new ways to grow their business. Then redesign it. Pictures! Love to hear it!

3 Considerations Before Deciding To Hire Or Outsource


Hunter lives in New York City with his wife and two sons – Walker and Otis. Those costs don’t go away. Expertise.

Starting a Web Business with Less than Your Monthly Rent (The $ by $ Guide)

Up and Running

As a New-York-City-based startup founder, I’ve been asked these questions many times. Your budget. That’s it. Your product.

A Tale of Two Cities: Why Silicon Alley Isn't the Next Silicon Valley (Yet)

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It''s a tale of two cities, for sure. Still, Canaan isn''t counting New York down for the count.

Evernote Founder: Apps Will Soon Be Obsolete

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Phil Libin has a bold prediction for the future, as mobile computing moves into wearables. What''s next, beyond the app?

2 Ways to Generate Massive Publicity for Your Startup

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

He has been featured in Forbes and on the Reuters board in New York City’s Times Square for his entrepreneurial success, among other publications.

Create a Killer Instagram Campaign

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog , a city guide for both locals and tourists, was officially launching its website earlier this month. The result?

Visual Tech Job Board Comparison

Nathan Hurst

Nathan Hursts Blog Thoughts on Software, Technology, and Startups « Back to blog Im on the technical side of entrepreneurship in NYC.

Twitter Link Roundup #92 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

8 Challenges To Overcome In The Growth Of Hyperlocal

Startup Professionals Musings

Until a new brand has national recognition or high promotion, it won’t be found or used by local customers or out of town visitors.

7 Startup Scenarios That May Be Judged Non-Fundable

Startup Professionals Musings

On the Internet, I am wary of one more search engine provider, clones of existing social-media sites, and yet another new dating site.

How much does it cost to build the world’s hottest startups?

The Next Web

It’s always easier to copy a proven model than to conceptualize it yourself,” says Paul Murphy , VP of Betaworks , a New York City product network.

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Check Out Facebook's New NYC Office

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As the company moves its 300 New York employees to a hip downtown location, these behind-the-scenes photos show a remarkable office transformation.

3 Tips For Funding Your Small Business


Crowdfunding for small businesses is a new trend that makes it much easier for entrepreneurs to receive funding. Find some angels.

5 Ways Role Models Can Help Small Business Owners


These new entrepreneurs can also help expand your network and keep you in touch with the latest developments in the start-up scene.

Twitter Link Roundup #274 – Non-conventional Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

12 Social Media Marketing Trends for Small Business The 1980s. Anybody else remember that awesome decade? Enjoy! In Mt.

Spring Cleaning For Your Small Business


You can start by tracking discussions of your brand, industry and competitors over social media to see who’s already talking about you.

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

Startup Professionals Musings

On the Internet, I am wary of one more search engine provider, clones of existing social-media sites, and yet another new dating site.

2 Tools to Leverage the Social Factor of SEO

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Beyond humans, websites are now developing social reputations with this new social search engine ranking factor. ShareThis. simply and easily.

Twitter Link Roundup #287 – Cool Stuff Small Business, Startups, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

He has consistently embraced new tools and new technology, and to wonderful effect. Google has a new logo