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Lot 18

As a niche market company offering high value, recession-proof goods, bargains for consumers and a marketing opportunity for wholesalers, Lot 18 has nailed all of my ideal attributes in a company. But that’s not why I tried out the online … Continue reading

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CEOs Handling Customer Support

What do Steven Brill, Mike Hudack, Babak Nivi and Chris Siragusa all have in common? They are all innovative founders who have all personally responded to my customer support requests. Many of you know that Craig Newmark takes the prize … Continue reading

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“There is not a room anywhere in the city that has as much creativity and talent as this one does,” the mayor said. “We certainly can’t sit here and let Silicon Valley be bigger than us at anything. I mean, … Continue reading

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The Second Market Potential of CityPockets

I recently wrote that CityPockets surprised me at the New York Tech Meetup, but I never effectively explained why. The main reason is that daily deals and collective discount systems have become so ubiquitous in online tech that my eyes … Continue reading

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