Who are the Female Voices of STEM?

Innovating Women: Changing the Face of Technology, by Vivek Wahwa and Farai Chideya is a crowd-written book with contributions from hundreds of incredible women within the STEM fields. The collaborative writing process provides a comprehensive reference for men and women who …

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Crowdfunding: Are You Ready For Liftoff?

A recent article on the front page of the New York Times captured my imagination: “Calling Back a Zombie Ship From the Graveyard of Space.” Having launched the Sci-Fi Channel to prominence and with my science fiction juices flowing, I …

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Will Boston And San Francisco Continue To Dominate Biotech Innovation?

When you look at the investment capital deployed toward Biotech start-ups in Boston and San Francisco, you might wonder what these two cities are doing to capture nearly half the invested venture capital available in 2013, while other cities lag …

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Game-Changing Startups Meet Broadcasters At NAB And Forge Industry Future

Challenges to the broadcast industry abound. New players on the block, ranging from You Tube to Hulu to Netflix, Amazon, Yahoo and AOL are stretching their wings in the television area. Netflix has made the biggest splash so far with …

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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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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.