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A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead: Congress Returns to Work to Face the Fiscal Cliff

Congress heads back to Washington this week after its Thanksgiving recess, with just five weeks remaining to reach a compromise and resolve the “fiscal cliff.” If Congress fails to act, the resulting tax increases and spending cuts could trigger another recession, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Though few think Congress would let this happen, many are waiting for the…

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A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead: SAPPHIRE NOW Takes the Stage in Madrid

On November 13-15, SAP will hold its SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid, focusing on the latest developments in analytics, database and technology, mobility, and cloud solutions. ThingWorx will be in attendance. If you’re interested in catching the keynotes or other sessions but can’t make it to Spain, SAP will broadcast the conference on its website. While the number of conferences is…

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Week in Review

Week in Review: NYC Startups Band Together, Steve Zarrilli Steps in as President and CEO

Hurricane Sandy devastated the Mid-Atlantic region early this week, leaving flooding, power outages, gas shortages and battered houses and landscapes up and down the east coast. Many offices, including those of New York City’s Silicon Alley, are still without electricity. Others are flooded. But the startup community has pulled together to share available office space and try to return to…

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Week in Review

Week in Review: VC Deal Activity Surges in Q3 2012

A couple weeks ago, we covered the NVCA’s third quarter numbers that showed IPOs doubled year over year. Now a new report from CB Insights indicates that the third quarter of 2012 was the busiest quarter for venture capital deal activity since the dot-com era. According to the report, VC firms made a total of 835 investments and deployed $7.5…

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