What caused New York’s startup boom?

A few early and broad questions in our exploration of NYC's startup community.

Since the crisis of 2008 New York City’s massive financial sector — the city’s richest economic engine, once seen to have unlimited potential for growth — has languished. In the meantime, attention has turned to its nascent startup sector, home to…
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Big data: Global good or zero-sum arms race?

It remains to be seen if big data will catalyze exponential growth.

Will a big data revolution dramatically change lives, or will it instead yield a middle class feel-good machine that's irrelevant to the working poor?

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