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TechStars NYC 2012 Demo Day

TechStars NYC is the Harvard of accelerators. As the #1 startup accelerator in the world, it’s selection rate makes winning the lottery look like a walk in the park. But, in a way, getting accepted is like winning the lottery.     The accelerator, who has locations in Boston, Boulder, NYC, Seattle and San Antonio, invests $118K in each company, mentors the freshman startups for three intensive months, hooks the them up with...

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Happie.st – Social Network For Happy People

Happie.st is a social network for sharing these things that make you feel glad all over you are alive. Somehow, the site stands somewhere halfway between Facebook and Twitter as you can create an account and befriend people, and then make micro-posts in which you explain why there are things that make a happier person out of you. In principle, discussions on this site revolve around seven main things: being thankful, eating health...

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Karmacracy.com – Measure Your Online Importance

Karmacry will let you measure your degree of online importance. This site provides you with a URL shortener of its very own, and by using it you will be able to have links showcasing your expertise shared right away. The idea is that when creating these links you will be using “good” words in their titles, and that people will begin following these “good” words. These shortened URLs are named “kcies”, and they can be shared on sites...

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Deskarma.com – Sharing Your Business Knowledge

Deskarma.com is an online business endeavor specialized in providing small business solutions and career management services. Deskarma offers special services for you to establish your professional reputation and online job search engines for you to find a new job. On Deskarma.com you can find all the information about job recruitment agencies in your area and consulting firms, as well as available management jobs. On this site you...

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Sweetter.net – A Better Implementation of Twitter Maybe

Sweetter is an opensource Twitter-like service (or Twitter clone, might better describe the service). It’s microblogging combined with Pligg style voting. So you can write whatever you want—about that pie you ate, or about a new site you found—however, if the crowd doesn’t like your posts, you can lose karma points. Like Twitter, there is a 140 character limit. But beyond that, you’ve got points and a ToDo system. This means you can...

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