Fashion Tech Lab Launches In New York City To Power New Technology For Retail And Fashion Companies

It is an exciting time for technology companies in New York. Now, under the auspices of Springboard Enterprises and Partnership Fund for New York City (PFNYC), technology innovators will have a direct pipeline to leading fashion companies to develop products …

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Trouble In Start Up Land? A Valley Without Women

“A Tale of Two Valleys,” the latest feature article in the New York Times Magazine section published March 16th is about overvaluing youth and undervaluing experience. I am pretty sure author Yiren Lu did considerable research to portray what is …

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What’s Up Down Under: Silicon Beach Showing Signs Of Growth (Part 2)

The night of the closing reception at AON in Sydney, Australia, was one that really made me proud of the eight women entrepreneurs who were chosen for the Springboard Class of 2014. It started out with Wanida Chua-anusorn, co- founder …

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What’s Up Down Under: Silicon Beach Showing Signs Of Growth (Part 1)

In the conference center of AON Corporation, in Sydney Australia, the atmosphere was electric. We were there along with 175 members of Sydney’s business, entrepreneur and government community to celebrate eight women who were being introduced into the Springboard global …

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Healthcare IT — An Investment Choice For The Future

The very first time I saw real innovation in healthcare IT was in 2003 in Chicago, when Linda Hall presented QuickMedix (later named MinuteClinic). What really impressed me was the simplicity of the premise, based on the easy “in and …

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Top 10 Investor Interests For Technology 2014

Want to get a head start on what angel and venture capitalists are looking for in 2014? Here are some sectors we hear whispers about from investors: 1. Healthcare IT Healthcare insurers want to improve communications with providers and consumers …

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Funding Women Entrepreneurs, Is Crowdfunding the Future?

Crowdfunding is a hot topic these days, as the JOBS Act Title II provisions opened the market to accredited investors and allowed companies and funds to raise capital through general solicitation to the market. It is not surprising that several …

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Celebrate Women’s Impact on the Economy and Social Good This Week in Silicon Valley

This is a great week to be in San Francisco and Silicon Valley to celebrate the impressive impact women are having on technology, the economy and the social impact these elements bring to the lives of others. You can join …

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Money Talks – Women’s Buying Power Starts to Reflect in the Boardroom

The Corporate Women Directors International (CWDI) study, regarding the percentage of women-held board seats in retail and consumer products companies, was released this week and brought a bit of good news for the cause of parity on corporate boards. This …

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2013 Empact Showcase – Youthful Entrepreneurs Propel Future of Our Economy

The future of our country depends on our constant innovation, our investment in research, education, infrastructure and people. It’s the emphasis on people that I want to call attention to now. I believe strongly in the power of human capital, …

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Kay Koplovitz Founder of USA Network, and Chairman and CEO of Koplovitz & Co. LLC. Kay Koplovitz is the Founder of USA Network, a company launched in 1977, and later expanded to introduce the Sci-Fi Channel and USA Networks International.