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Using Web Analytics to Invest in StocksA mentor recently recommended that I check-out the book Web Analytics 2.0 by Avinash Kaushik to…View Postshared via WordPress.com

Using Web Analytics to Invest in Stocks

A mentor recently recommended that I check-out the book Web Analytics 2.0 by Avinash Kaushik to…

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MailChimp Analytics

For the past 2 months, I have sent out a newsletter every Monday that outlines one business development or VC start-up event each day of the upcoming week. I used MailChimp to send out the weekly e-mails. MailChimp offers some great, free analytics…

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How I Learned The Basics of Programming

After I left my job in investment banking, I spent about 7 weeks learning to code. My goal was to understand the fundamentals of programming and to be able to communicate with web developers. I also wanted to understand how long applications would take to…

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Efficiently Growing Your Business

Over the past few weeks, I’ve put together a side project and set a goal for myself to complete 10 transactions. For the sake of this post, let’s assume that in order to complete a transaction, I need to broker a deal – there has to be a buyer and a…

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NYC Uncubed

Yesterday I went to the recruiting event NYC Uncubed. I was really excited about Uncubedbecause its websites advertises the event as a career fair “with an art battle, founder talks, a bar, dogs & snow cones – it’s the lovechild of a circus and a job…

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(con’t)

I continue to notice a trend with the websites I visit for my tech news. When I first tried to immerse myself in the space, I found that tech focused sites directed posts toward two audiences: the tech literate and the tech illiterate. The sites will…

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My Problem With General Assembly

General Assembly is a huge success story in New York. They’ve positioned themselves in the middle of the start-up ecosystem in NYC by offering a shared co-working space and hosting start-up relevant classes. You can check out their website here. I have…

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