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Success Stories

Entrepreneurs and Hustlers Are 2 Tracks on the Same Record

A former DJ at one of New York's largest hip-hop radio stations shares how he blazed a path to success.
Entrepreneurship

What It Will Take for Kuwait to Find Its Entrepreneurial Groove

The State Department sent Jason Saltzman to the heart of the Middle East. What he found, in this documentary, was that entrepreneurship can change attitudes.
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Why We Invested in AlleyNYC

Co-working space AlleyNYC recently raised $16 million in a round we participated in. Here's our reasoning.
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The 8-Step Battle Plan to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

It sometimes feel like war when you work for yourself. Based on my success, here is your best plan of action.
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How Carmelo Anthony Is Becoming a Tech Player

Carmelo Anthony and his partner have launched a seed fund to focus on digital media.
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Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
Pitch contests

Meet the Startups That Faced Off at the First-Ever 'Pitch Night NYC'

Ten startups participated in the rapid-fire competition; three were related to real estate.
Entrepreneurship

How Hard Is Entrepreneurship? Nothing Comes Easy.

Entrepreneurship is very, very hard work. My path to success involved dented cars, the FBI and going broke.
Entrepreneurs

Twitter Founder Has a New App and It's Super

Biz Stone changed the world when he founded Twitter. Now, he's just trying to have more fun.
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For the Startup-Minded, Debating the Pros and Cons of College

I'm successful, and I have a lot of thoughts on the value of education. In the end, there are good things and bad.
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How Poker Is Like the Startup World, From a Real Pro

The legendary poker pro Erik Seidel has found success. His path should resonate with many startup founders.
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New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January

Techstars, AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur are working together on a bi-monthly pitch night.
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Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups

Product Hunt is blowing up right now. We talked to founder Ryan Hoover to find out why.
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The 'Real Housewife' Who Is A Very Real Entrepreneur

Ramona Singer is known as one of the "Real Housewives of New York" on Bravo. She is also a hell of an inspirational entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurs

Why I Back Eric Ries Over Peter Thiel

A philosophical debate over Lean Startup and vision means we all have to take sides. I'm with Eric Ries.