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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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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Stiletto Network: The Emerging Power of Women’s Human Capital

You can really capture the emerging power being wielded by women using their human capital networks in the world of business and power in Pamela Ryckman’s just released book: Stiletto Network: Inside the Women’s Power Circles That Are Changing the …

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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.