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    … Last week, more than 350 marketers, solutions providers, technologists, and media executives assembled in a stylish TriBeCa loft for Street Fight’s annual summit to discuss pressing issues and developments in the connected local economy. The audience heard from seasoned investors like Ted Leonsis, established executives such as Dennis Crowley…

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  • Booker Eyes New Markets, More Capital

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