Monthly Archives: February 2017

NYC Start Up Funding Landscape: 2017 is Looking Great

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Various sources are reporting that 2017 will shape up to be an excellent year for startups seeking funding, which is great news for many NYC area start-ups, founders and would-be entrepreneurs. Gust – the world’s largest online platform and community for early stage finance recently released their 2016 Startup Funding Trends Mid-Year Report that is showing a bright future for the international startup ecosystem. Coming out of 2015, the number of funding applications submitted by…

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Fake News with Truth: Working with Idiots can kill you!

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There is a what appears to be a fake news story dating back about 10 years that claims “A medical study has determined that working with idiots is one of the deadliest forms of stress.” The story originated from Weekly World News, an entertainment tabloid, and it found its way to Yahoo! way back in 2002. Snopes – which bills itself as “the definitive internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors and misinformation”…

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Why I Picked District for Cowork.

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This is a guest blog post by District Cowork member Christopher Abelt – who is Co-Founder / Managing Director of Sagg Creek Marketing – a strategic business growth consultancy and digital marketing services firm. I must admit that it took me a little while to get used to co-working a few years ago, after many years of having an office with a door and a window with a nice view. But as a start-up entrepreneur,…

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