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New York Observer: "Bill de Blasio’s Decision to Snub Hillary Clinton Could Benefit Them Both"

04/15/2015

New York Observer: "Bill de Blasio’s Decision to Snub Hillary Clinton Could Benefit Them Both"

. . . By making himself the lone prominent New York Democrat to not reflexively endorse Ms. Clinton–Senators Charles Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Gov. Andrew Cuomo all did–Mr. de Blasio is inhabiting a space that was long unoccupied in the Empire State. The state’s biggest political personalities have recently been Republicans, like Michael Bloomberg and Rudolph Giuliani, or moderates that shun ideological appeals, like Mr. Schumer.

“What the mayor is attempting to do is carve out an important niche and be a spokesperson for that part of the party, the urban spokesman,” said David Caputo, president emeritus and professor of political science at Pace University.

Read more at http://observer.com/2015/04/bill-de-blasios-decision-to-snub-hillary-clinton-could-benefit-them-both/#ixzz3XOAINB5Y

 


 

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Journal News: "14 Westchester communities seek long-shot hotel tax"

04/14/2015

Journal News: "14 Westchester communities seek long-shot hotel tax"

"You could give us a tax break now, but then tax us later," he said.

The bed tax could backfire because it relies not on the business owners but their customers, he said. That might upend what appears to be an oncoming boom in the industry locally.

"It would be what we call an unintended consequence," he said.

Read more: http://www.lohud.com/story/money/business/2015/04/09/bed-tax/25522075/

 

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Eleventh Annual Pace Pitch Contest, Thursday, April 16

04/09/2015

Student entrepreneurs to deliver new business concept presentations to a distinguished panel of judges

New York, NY -- April 9, 2015 – Pace University’s Lubin School of Business will hold its eleventh annual Pitch Contest on Thursday, April 16 at the University’s lower Manhattan campus, east of City Hall and six blocks from Wall Street. The event is presented by Lubin’s state-of-the-art Entrepreneurship Lab (eLab).

WHAT: The Pace Pitch Contest is based on the “elevator pitch” concept popular in the venture capital community. It is an extremely concise presentation of an entrepreneur’s idea, business model, marketing strategy, competitive analysis, and financial plan, which is delivered to potential investors. The premise is that it could be made in a few minutes should the entrepreneur spot a potential investor on an elevator and have the opportunity to pitch his or her idea during the brief ride.

WHO: Eight finalists have been selected to compete:

Codapillar is an application that teaches web programming in a creative, social, and intuitive way. It is a web application and curriculum that break down the learning curve associated with coding and provide a social incentive to keep learners engaged in coding.

Crime Scan is a lifestyle app designed to provide accurate information about criminal reports in your area. Using information from the crime map statistics from nyc.gov, Safe Scan provides up to date crime statistics for your entire area as well as for your individual location.

EaTcard application is a loyalty card specifically designed for university students to use on campus at the cafeteria. The EaTcard app allows students to “Earn and Track” rewards in their college or university’s cafeteria.

Go! Go! Feed! is a free app designed for cooking and social networking and also has adequate business market. This app provides various recipes based on different cooking levels and ingredients in your fridge.

Independent Artist Charitable Foundation will establish itself as an umbrella charity to represent independent artist (operating as not-for-profit) to seek large donations on their behalf with the ability to offer tax credits.

MyPeople app was created to make your daily life easier. Connect your calendar application to MyPeople app, create a new task, add a description to it (deadline, effort and priority), and MyPeople will take care of the rest.

Neta is a social network platform that provides a unique navigation based networking function, which helps people who are under similar geographic locations immediately group together from a specific event or based on common interests or similarities.

RamPak creates clean, disposable liners to existing hydration sources allowing safe drinking for soldiers or athletes on the go. Its customers are primarily military members who must endure harsh environments with limited resources for long periods at a time.

Each finalist will have exactly three minutes to pitch their new venture idea to a distinguished panel of judges. Panelists include Ian E. Scott, Managing Director, Scott Legal Services, P.C.; James Quick, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft; David Sederholt, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, Strategic Funding Source, Inc; and April Tam Smith, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley.

WHEN and WHERE: Thursday, April 16 at One Pace Plaza, Aniello Bianco Room, New York City campus, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners.

Agenda:

    5:30 - 6:00 p.m.  Registration and Networking

    6:00 - 6:15 p.m.  Welcome

    6:15 - 7:15 p.m.  Finalists make their Pitch

    7:15 - 7:30 p.m.  Break (Judging Panel selects the winning pitches in private)

    7:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Awards Ceremony and Networking

For more information or to register to attend, visit http://www.pace.edu/pitch.

About the Lubin School of Business at Pace University: Globally recognized and prestigiously accredited, the Lubin School of Business integrates New York City’s business world into the experienced-based education of its students at Pace’s suburban and downtown campuses, implemented by the region’s largest co-op program, team-based learning, and customized career guidance. Its programs are designed to launch success-oriented graduates toward upwardly mobile careers.  www.pace.edu/lubin

Media contact:  Bill Caldwell, Pace, 212-346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

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Forbes: "After The Sharing Economy -- Companies That Connect People In Real Life"

04/08/2015

Forbes: "After The Sharing Economy -- Companies That Connect People In Real Life"

. . . Bruce Bachenheimer, the executive director of Pace University’s Entrepreneurship Lab, says that he’s seeing more and more startup businesses that are incorporating a face-to-face element.

“We are social animals by nature,” says Bachenheimer.

In the past, entrepreneurs (outside of dating companies) were hesitant to include a real-life element in startups. Putting people together offline can be messy, and potentially dangerous. It’s hard to give 100% assurance that a driver isn’t going to rob his customer or that a temporary guest isn’t going to smash the place up. But that has been the case for taxis and hotels for decades.

It’s also challenging to scale something that requires human interaction. It’s easier to attract millions of people to click on your website than it is to convince millions of people to share their cars or their homes.

“But now that someone has done it, other people see that it can work,” says Bachenheimer. “Companies like Uber and Airbnb created a perception of feasibility.”

And that hard work put into securing drivers, landlords and chefs pays off in stickiness. Bachenheimer says that once people have committed to a company, it’s less likely they will jump ship to a competitor.

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemontgomery/2015/04/08/after-the-sharing-economy-companies-that-connect-people-in-real-life/

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Accounting Today: "ACCA USA and Pace University Partner on Program for Accounting Students"

04/07/2015

Accounting Today: "ACCA USA and Pace University Partner on Program for Accounting Students"

Ruth Fasoldt, business development manager at ACCA USA, and Neil Braun, dean of the Lubin School of Business at Pace University in New York, discuss a partnership linking ACCA’s globally recognized qualification program to both graduate and undergraduate coursework.

Listen to the podcast: http://www.accountingtoday.com/podcasts/podcast/-73838-1.html

Read the press release: http://www.pace.edu/news-release/acca-usa-and-pace-university-lubin-school-business-launch-first-acca-accreditation

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Homeland Security Today: "Obama Issues Order Blocking Property of Persons Engaging in ‘Significant Malicious’ Cyber Activities"

04/03/2015

Homeland Security Today: "Obama Issues Order Blocking Property of Persons Engaging in ‘Significant Malicious’ Cyber Activities"

. . . “I applaud President Obama for finally stepping up to bat for US companies who are relentlessly victimized by the advanced persistent threat that China represents," said James W. Gabberty, a professor of information systems at Pace University in New York City and an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University Polytechnic Institute who has served as an expert witness in telecommunication and information security at the federal and state levels.

"Hopefully," he said, "Obama's words will be backed up by action when needed, and not be another 'red line in the sand' - the rhetoric he used when confronting Syria and their illicit use of chemical weapons. What's at stake in the cyber attacks confronting the US is our entire economy and way of life."

“While China claims innocence, the near perfect Chinese copy of America’s F-35 Strike Fighter combat aircraft (known as the J31), which also uses F22 Raptor technology stolen from US military defense contractors, is a shining example illustrating just how deeply China has successfully penetrated US civilian and military networks," Gabberty stated.

Read more: http://www.hstoday.us/briefings/daily-news-analysis/single-article/obama-issues-order-blocking-property-of-persons-engaging-in-significant-malicious-cyber-activities/12f059398e5146bf988d58d31ed8070b.html

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Journal News: "Study: Talking to babies in womb aids language development"

04/03/2015

Journal News: "Study: Talking to babies in womb aids language development"

. . . Francine Falk-Ross, professor and literacy program coordinator at Pace University, says there are also educational benefits to these conversations. Children whose parents converse with them early have an easier time matching sounds to letters of the alphabet, which is called "graphophonic knowledge."

Read more: http://www.lohud.com/story/life/2015/04/02/expectant-moms-keep-talking/70803518/

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Associated Press: "In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect"

04/02/2015

Associated Press: "In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect"

. . . While most defense attorneys would be eager to pin a suspected crime on someone else, legal experts say the strategy is rarely allowed because it could confuse the jury and increase the burden for prosecutors. Judge Maxwell Wiley found good enough reason to allow testimony about Ramos.

Now, “not only does the prosecution prove the charged person did it, but now they have to prove the other person didn’t do it,” said Lissa Griffin, a Pace University law professor who studies the defense strategy.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/in-etan-patz-case-defense-focuses...

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WRNN-TV: "Race to the White House - 2016 Race Off to Early Start"

04/01/2015

WRNN-TV: "Race to the White House - 2016 Race Off to Early Start"

Richard French speaks with Pace professor David Caputo about the 2016 presidential race already being in full swing.
 

 

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