NEW YORK--You won’t find a meetup that dissects each social network these days but last April 20, AlleyBoost did just that in its talk, “Social Media Done Right” featuring Courtney Spritzer, co-founder and COO of Socialfly; Jeongwoon Eun, founder of Tigerwon; and Pavel Konoplenko, co-founder and CEO of Spoiled Media at Workville near Times Square.
The panelists came up with several suggestions on how to get the word out there amid the noise in social networks, highlighting the importance of an influencer strategy and why it’s important to be an early adopter in a new social network.
NEW YORK—When we’re drowning in data but still thirsting for information, what does that say about data’s role out there? Prakash Nanduri, founder and CEO of Paxata, thinks there is a way for business users and information workers to understand data more as information: “when it’s complete, clean, contextual and consumable.”
NEW YORK—Who likes Excel? If you’re the last holdout to spreadsheets or you’re more visually inclined, Airtable should make you use them more. It’ a complete rethinking of spreadsheets; it makes them colorful with visual aids to boot.
NEW YORK--Last April 5, the MIT Enterprise Forum held a fireside chat with Malcolm Gay who talked about his debut book, “Brain Electric: The Dramatic High-Tech Race to Merge Minds and Machines,” at the Pryor Cashman LLP offices and its sprawling view of Times Square.
NEW YORK—Last March 28, District Cowork hosted more than 10 tech startup presentations, the most number of presentations we’ve attended that include feedback from its panel of venture capitalists in this city with Cody Cowan of Cowan NY; Byron Ling of Primary Venture Partners; Jason Fiedler of Red Sea Ventures; Allison KErn of Starvest.
NEW YORK—Some tech meetups pile up guest speakers to get more bodies in a room, but it seems that the movement known as the sharing or on-demand economy doesn’t need much help in terms of drawing in the crowds. They just come.
NEW YORK--A tremulous voice from the audience posed this question, paraphrasing here, “When do you put your foot down and convince your stakeholders to listen to you about your (UX) design proposal?”
NEW YORK—What is Penguin Random House doing in a video meetup, especially the NY Video Meetup? It turns out the publishing house carries a collection of videos in different subject matters with some tongue-in-cheek book reports.
NEW YORK--The presenters at the German Accelerator at Rise last March 22 had one thing in mind. They know the US market is big enough to target. While gaining traction is crucial in the US market, it’s also where they know they can get funding to scale their businesses globally.