Cool NYC companies: New York's best small companies and start-ups

If you’ve spent your career working for big NYC companies, now’s the time to break free. Find out how to launch your own start-up from these NYC entrepreneurs.



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Just because the economy sucks doesn't mean your job has to. We visited some of the top companies in New York City to find out how the employees got started. Plus, check out cool classes, start-up secrets and which industries are hiring now.

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lot18? the company that went from 100 to 36, raised at a ridiculous valuation and whose two co-founders scrambled out asap?


So my options for a career are waiter, ripoff content aggregator, or Pat Kiernan? Thanks for the help?

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