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Launching FinTech Innovation Lab 2012!

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · VC, tech

Tweet Yesterday, the New York City Investment Fund launched its 2012 FinTech Innovation Lab with its partner Accenture. The companies are all moved in to the Lab’s incubator space now, and Deputy Mayor Bob Steel welcomed the six companies last night at an opening dinner. Unfortunately, all of the work for me in managing the [...]

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Moving On, For Real!

August 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, VC, socent, tech

Tweet Unlike a post made on this blog on April 1 of last year, this post actually does confirm I have indeed moved on from investment banking to pursue new opportunities. Specifically, I decided earlier this year to join a venture capital firm here in New York City and just had my first day on the [...]

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LinkedIn 2010 Review

January 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, tech

Tweet So I just got this email last night. “LinkedIn 2010 Review.” I’ve been on the service for awhile now, but I think this is the first time I’ve received an update like this. Thought it was an interesting way of summarizing a year’s worth of info in one snapshot and definitely a good way [...]

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Critical Mass and New York City

August 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Personal, VC, nextNY, tech

Tweet Over the past few days, I’ve been at home in Alabama, which as you may imagine, is quite different from New York City. Other than the grossly uncomfortable heat index (100+ every day) and noticeably shorter skyscrapers here, I’ve also noticed that some of the mobile tools that I used in New York are [...]

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Introducing… The Jubilee Project!

February 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Personal, socent, tech

Tweet A good buddy of mine from college, Jason, recently told me about a new pet project of his called The Jubilee Project. Its purpose is to encourage people to pursue video projects using their passions or doing something they would never otherwise do for a good cause and to help others. Given that one [...]

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Chrome OS, A Game Changer?

November 19th, 2009 · 3 Comments · tech

Tweet As many of you probably know, Google officially announced the arrival of its Chrome operating system this morning. Now, there are plenty of people who can’t wait to start using it, and just as many who pooh-pooh the launch of an OS that basically just operates in the cloud. The thing about Chrome OS [...]

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