What happens when you get entrepreneurs looking ahead 10 years? You start thinking about the change that a business can invoke. And that’s powerful. That’s just what Yoxi did this Social Media Week New York. Yoxi was founded by Sharon Chang, former Chief Creative Officer for 19 Entertainment (the company behind hits like American Idol)….

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This post was written by Joe Geoghan Cindy Gallop, founder and CEO of MakeLoveNotPorn, curated a phenomenally diverse series of conversations, demonstrations, and panels all concerned with the way we talk about, think about, and experience sexuality today. She recently hosted the panel What Women Want: An Honest Conversation On Sex. All participants in the…

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Startups are known for being under resourced, but lean and agile, with the ability to respond quickly to events. Big companies, however, are known for being well resourced, but slow and stagnant. If you are part of a large company, get the best of both worlds by learning new strategies from startups to stay ahead!…

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Heading into the second half of CROWDFUNDx NYC, presented by American Express OPEN Forum and Nokia@Work, the focus shifted to entrepreneurism and how to be better equipped. The Art of the Pitch forum began with some great insight from moderator Chance Barnett. Chance set the tone for the forum by saying, “In communicating with investors…

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If you were going to search for America’s leading super angel investor, you’d undoubtedly find David S. Rose of Rose Tech Ventures. “The primary hallmark of an entrepreneurial fundraising pitch as opposed to other types of presentations is that the most important factor by far is you. Investors are going to spend the entire session…

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There’s an art to storytelling. A good storyteller can pull anyone into their world; you travel on their journey; you feel their pains and their joys; you root for their success. Our business pitches are our stories. We want to bring our audience into our world; enlist into our community; have them join our team….

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It’s time to meet our 15 CROWDFUNDx NYC Challenge Finalists! We saw more than 130 companies enter for a chance to win $25k and independent meetings with our capital partners. Today, we want you to meet the top. We present to you our CROWDFUNDx NYC Challenge Finalists: Social Enterprise Charity Miles THINX Addicaid Borne Digital…

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Today, we are thrilled to announce CROWDFUNDx NYC. Taking place July 17th, Crowdcentric, the organization behind Social Media Week globally, is partnering with Crowdfunder to launch a pitch contest and conference for social enterprises, early stage start-ups, and small, independently-owned businesses that will benefit their local community. CROWDFUNDx: Pitch Contest The contest will feature a…

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Over the past five years, as we’ve seen SMW evolve and grow with you, our community, we have seen the power of connected communities. A connected community impacts innovation and job creation. Today marks an important date for businesses around the world. On the one-year anniversary of the JOBS Act in the USA, we’re excited…

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