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Hottest of the Hot: The Most Exciting Trends in Innovation Right Now
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At the launch of Tribeca Film Festival's Innovation Week, a panel of leaders in NYC talked about what excites them most right now. Answers ranged from a crowdfunded virtual reality headset to a new way to think about our own identities.
April 23, 2014 in Leadership
Why Dairy Queen Is Finally Opening Up in Manhattan

Why Dairy Queen Is Finally Opening Up in Manhattan

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Dairy Queen is taking on the challenge of opening a franchise in the heart of New York City, with plans to open 35 to 50 more restaurants in the area.
April 3, 2014 in Franchises
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

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While calling for tighter regulation of Bitcoin businesses and new law enforcement tools to aid in policing these operations, two prosecutors admitted that Bitcoin has valuable 'intrinsic qualities.'
January 30, 2014 in News and Trends
Airbnb Renters Open Their Homes to the Enemy: NY Mayor Bill de Blasio

Airbnb Renters Open Their Homes to the Enemy: NY Mayor Bill de Blasio

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Airbnb is embroiled in a legal battle in New York City, where short-term rental laws forbid its business. In a new video, Airbnb hosts give the city's incoming mayor a unique offer.
December 9, 2013 in Public Relations
This Australian Company Now Owns All of the World Trade Center's Retail Space

This Australian Company Now Owns All of the World Trade Center's Retail Space

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Westfield Group will now be the sole owner of retail space at the World Trade Center in New York City. Meanwhile, other foreign investors are snapping up the city's residential properties.
December 5, 2013 in Retail Center
Styrofoam Maker Offers to Cover NYC's Recycling Bill

Styrofoam Maker Offers to Cover NYC's Recycling Bill

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As the New York City Council's decision on the Styrofoam ban nears, Dart Container has offered an alternate solution.
November 25, 2013 in Franchises
FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show Is Scary Good for Local Businesses

FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show Is Scary Good for Local Businesses

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The New York town that bears the same name is enjoying a solid tourism boost this Halloween thanks to the hit show.
October 30, 2013 in Finding Customers
Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing

Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing

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Amazon made noise when it launched its New York publishing operation but has failed to land the next big thing in publishing.
October 25, 2013 in Shipping Center
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

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Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
October 23, 2013 in News and Trends
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

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Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
October 22, 2013 in Profiles
Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

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As investor appetite improves and the Big Apple's tech scene continues to mature, analysts expect New York City to become a hub of tech IPO activity in coming years.
October 16, 2013 in News and Trends
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

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Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.
October 15, 2013 in Success Stories
New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator

New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator

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The New York Times Co. plans to invest in early-stage media startups through its incubator, timeSpace, which recently graduated its inaugural class. Here's a look at what each of its three startups are up to.
September 11, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: Where New York Mayor Candidates Stand on Business and Entrepreneurship

Where New York Mayor Candidates Stand on Business and Entrepreneurship

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From former Congressman Anthony Weiner to Gristedes owner John Catsimatidis and the first openly gay New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, the slate of candidates in the Big Apple primary is diverse and opinionated.
September 10, 2013 in Location
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure

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In their own words, NYC-based entrepreneurs and business owners say what 12 years under the billionaire mayor was like for their companies and what their prognosis is for the city after Bloomberg leaves office at the end of this year.
September 10, 2013 in Leadership

The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'

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A recent report has New York City and Boston seeing major growth in hiring for tech-media companies.
August 7, 2013 in Starting a Business
Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover

Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover

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A look at how New York City businesses are getting back on their feet after the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy.
April 29, 2013 in Business Management
Photos: The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

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We recap our special report on the entrepreneurial scene in the U.S, from New York and Houston to Boise and Baton Rouge, five years since the financial crisis.
April 18, 2013 in Location
Video: Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent ClassroomPlay Video

Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom (Video)

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Investment in education technology has tripled in the past decade. We take a look at three startups seeking to solve big problems in today's schools.
April 18, 2013 in Profiles
Twitter Co-founder Says He'd Run for NYC Mayor Someday

Twitter Co-founder Says He'd Run for NYC Mayor Someday

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Jack Dorsey wants to run the Gotham City. Whether or not you want to take on politics in your own career, here are three lessons any entrepreneur can learn from the Twitter co-founder, who has been called the "intellectual successor" to Steve Jobs.
March 18, 2013 in Leadership
NY Tech Meetup's Jessica Lawrence on the Hottest Ticket in Town

NY Tech Meetup's Jessica Lawrence on the Hottest Ticket in Town

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The executive director of NY Tech Meetup talks about what the audience can expect at the city's influential monthly tech event.
February 11, 2013 in Networking
Photos: A Glimpse Inside NYC's Startup Scene

A Glimpse Inside NYC's Startup Scene

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In the years since the financial crisis, New York has become a startup magnet. Here's a look at a diverse mix of Gotham entrepreneurs.
February 7, 2013 in Location
Innovative Event Aims to Merge the Worlds of Fashion and Technology

Innovative Event Aims to Merge the Worlds of Fashion and Technology

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Decoded Fashion's hackathon builds technology to change the way designers create clothes and consumers purchase them.
February 5, 2013 in Technology
Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Big Ideas in the Big Apple

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Five years since the financial meltdown, we look at New York City's blossoming startup scene.
February 4, 2013 in Location
Ed Koch and the Art of Personal Branding

Ed Koch and the Art of Personal Branding

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A timeline of the life of Edward Koch, former mayor of New York, who passed away today in New York.
February 1, 2013 in Profiles

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