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You Have Until Midnight Tonight to Vote for Your Favorite Startup for The Pitch

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Twenty New York startups are competing to be featured in the second season of our web series The Pitch. But only 10 will move on for a chance to pitch investors–Steve Schlafman of Lerer Ventures and Nikhil Kalghatgi of SoftBank Capital–and win funding for their idea. And you get to decide!

Check out the slideshow and vote for your favorite startups to make it to the next round. Read More

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Ask An Expert: Meet Jonny Bauer, Chief Strategy Officer from Droga5

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Today is our final installment of “Ask an Expert” and your last chance to get free tips from leading industry experts. We’re featuring Droga5’s chief strategy officer, Jonny Bauer. Droga5 has been named Agency of the Year three times and Jonny is responsible for building and overseeing strategy there, including all brand, digital, media and IP thinking for the agency. He is a member of the American Advertising Federation Advertising Hall of Achivement and a winner of multiple Effie awards, including one for the launch of JayZ’s book Decoded. Read More

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Ask An Expert: Meet WilmerHale’s Jennifer Berrent

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s live video chat session with James Wahba, CEO and cofounder of Projective Space. If you did not have a chance to connect, make sure to check out his videos. This Friday our expert Jennifer Berrent, a partner at WilmerHale in the Corporate Practice and Emerging Company Group, is taking your legal questions from 12 to 1 pm. Read More

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Ask An Expert: Meet Projective Space’s James Wahba

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Thanks for joining us last week for our first live video chat with our social media expert David Fudge, the Director of Brand Marketing at Bonobos. This week our expert, James Wahba, will be answering your questions on how to manage your real estate needs for your startup. James Wahba is the CEO and cofounder of Projective Space, a coworking community for over 60 tech startups with two New York-based coworking spaces. Projective Space’s past and present members include big name startups like Indiegogo, Eventbrite and Uber. Read More

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Welcome to Our Ask An Expert Video Series

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Today Betabeat is launching “Ask An Expert,” a new video series sponsored by FedEx, where you can live chat one-on-one with leading industry experts in social media, real estate, law and brand marketing and get their advice on scaling your business.

We’re kicking it off with David Fudge, director of brand marketing for Bonobos.com. The company, which is backed by Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Nordstrom, started with the simple idea of making better-fitting pants for men and is now one of the largest online apparel brands in the U.S.  Read More