Tag: startups

Innotribe Names Startup Challenge Finalists

In a time of layoffs, belt tightening and the chanting of “do more with less” ringing through departments, there is nothing better than watching startups pitch for capital. They are dye-in-the-wool optimists who think they have the better mouse trap. That’s why I’m happy that I managed to attend the last 2013 regional startup challenge sponsored…

Avoiding Information Leakage in Social Media

Will the financial services industry limit its use of social media as yet another branding and marketing channel? For Mike Manning, co-founder and CEO of start-up DealVector, social media offers financial institutions a way to connect and interact to drive revenue. The key, he says, is to protect one’s identity and provide just enough information to…

New York Startup Conferences

November is definitely turning into the startup month for Manhattan. I’ve noticed that I’m already attending two startup conferences in the coming weeks. The first one is the FinTech Startup Weekend that runs the weekend of November 2. It’s a three-day competition that brings together techies (developers, coders, designers) and suits (marketing, finance and law) interested in…