This NYC Startup Has Raised $10.5M to Optimize Marketing

Display advertising is taking a larger share of ad spends each.  With this burgeoning market, the use of the right creative is critical.   Spongecell, with their CORE technology, is providing brands… AlleyWatch

Alley Watch - 9 mins ago

7 Lessons for Founders on How to Stick Your Neck Out

Willingness to take a risk is the hallmark of a serious entrepreneur. That is why one of the first questions that potential investors ask is “How much of your own money, and friends and family, have… AlleyWatch

Alley Watch - 1 hour ago

List of NYC Startup Lawyers

NYStartupHub is pleased to bring you a list of the best Startup Lawyers in NYC. Please see the following page for further details.  NYC STARTUP LAWYERS

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5 Life Lessons Your Kid Will Learn as a Young Entrepreneur

Experience is the best teacher. Early business ventures build children’s capacity to balance risks, overcome challenges as they work toward goals and cope with the disappointment of failure. YoungEntrepreneur.com

Young Entrepreneur - 2 hours ago

Sales Not Closing? Know When to Panic!

Most B2B businesses are sales driven organizations, often with a team of expensive sales people in the market trying to hunt down and close new clients. This is typically a really stressful process… AlleyWatch

Alley Watch - 2 hours ago

Immigration Options for Startups

This month, we’ll have Elizaveta “Lisa” Eisenberg, an experienced immigration lawyer, discuss immigration options for startups who have a foreign founder or who seek to retain foreign employees. Lisa will review work visas and permanent residence options most commonly used by startups, discuss current trends, and identify best practices in overcoming the unique challenges faced by early stage companies dealing with immigration issues. We’ll provide pizza and beer. http://www.meetup.com/PlainTalk/events/164379892/

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Here is Why Entrepreneurs Everywhere Are Making Meditation an Essential Part of their Daily Routines

I recently learned a new acronym from one of my younger friends: GTI. What sounds like a variety of physical ailment actually stands for “going through it,” or facing a particular stressful or… AlleyWatch

Alley Watch - 3 hours ago

Uber acquires Geometric Intelligence to create an AI lab

 Ride-hailing requires a lot of machine smarts to maintain a competitive edge, so it’s not surprising to see Uber make a strategic acquisition in the artificial intelligence space. The company has acquired Geometric Intelligence, a startup co-founded by academic researchers with AI experience, and its team will provide the core for a new central AI lab being established at Uber’s… Read More TechCrunch

TechCrunch - 4 hours ago

Immigration Options for Startups

This month, we’ll have Elizaveta “Lisa” Eisenberg, an experienced immigration lawyer, discuss immigration options for startups who have a foreign founder or who seek to retain foreign employees. Lisa will review work visas and permanent residence options most commonly used by startups, discuss current trends, and identify best practices in overcoming the unique challenges faced by early stage companies dealing with immigration issues. We’ll provide pizza and beer. http://www.meetup.com/PlainTalk/events/164379892/

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What I Learned From Starting a Business From Scratch

I am a young entrepreneur, a YouTube vlogger and a beauty addict by nature. I started a business from scratch and have seen it grow over the last 5 years. We are now a team of 14 women based all over… AlleyWatch

Alley Watch - 4 hours ago

7 Ways To Think Outside the Box To Grow Your Business

Too many entrepreneurs put their best creative thinking into the startup idea, and believe that the business implementation simply requires following tried and true business practices. In my experience as a startup advisor, nothing could be further from the truth. To win, you need to think outside the box to deliver a better customer experience, business model, and new positioning. It isn’t something that comes naturally to most business people. They are trained in school, and by many experts, that running a business requires logical workflows and analytical thinking. It takes extra effort and focus on some special techniques, including ... Read More

Startup Professionals - 4 hours ago

Book Recommendation: Whiplash

I don’t do this very often, but I am going to break a rule and recommend a book that I just bought and have not yet read. My friend Joi Ito, along with Jeff Howe, a professor at Northeastern, have written Whiplash. It comes out tomorrow. Here’s my edited version of the blurb: The world is more complex and volatile today than at any other time in our history. The tools of our modern existence are getting faster, cheaper, and smaller at an exponential rate, just as billions of strangers around the world are suddenly just one click or tweet ... Read More

AVC - 5 hours ago

Pitch for Shufti

Company / App Name: Shufti https://play.google.com/store/shufti What does it do? It sends you on a regular interval the content updates from your favorite websites Why do we need it? You can follow your favorite online stuff directly on your mobile device widget. Shufti helps you to centralize the online information you seek on a daily basis. Who is it for? For people who want to be kept abreast of new online developments. However, they should be technical, since they must work with Xpath expressions. What makes it stand out from the crowd? It is powered by XPATH expressions. Thus, you ... Read More

The Startup Pitch - 6 hours ago