Product Launch

Nanit to Launch Baby Sleep Behavior and Pattern Camera, Raises $6.6M

By | Jun 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Back in 1937 Radio Nurse launched the first ever baby monitor that allowed parents to catch up on sleep and be awoken or alerted to their baby crying. Since that time baby monitors have advanced in small ways, adding features such as cameras and…

Coworking spaces

How Startup Spacious Is Rethinking Coworking

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 1:35 pm

During the day, most restaurants in New York City remain closed or slow-paced. Whether that’s from the lack of customers during peak hours or just the way of the restaurant scene, it still has A new startup is looking to change all of that….

Startups & Apps

FullGlass Launches in NYC, Provides Free Drinks for Users

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 9:00 am

Everyone loves getting free stuff. And whether it be through clip-able coupons at Target or promo codes on GrubHub, the digital revolution has changed the way we save money. But if you love going out on the town, you probably haven’t found a way to…


NY Tech Alliance Sets to Improve NYC Tech Scene

By | Jun 6, 2016 at 2:30 pm

For the past few years, the New York Tech Meetup has been a staple of the New York City tech community. And while they have often partnered with other tech organizations, the organization has announced today their official partnership with the New York Technology Council. They…

Gear & Gadgets

This Earpiece Will Translate Any Language in Real-Time

By | May 18, 2016 at 2:10 pm

In the popular sci-fi series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent travels the universe with his best friend and secret alien Ford Prefect. And while the inhabitants of other planets obviously don’t speak English, Arthur was able to communicate with them through the use…


Teckst Raises $2.5M So You Can Text Customers Easier

By | May 17, 2016 at 9:06 am

Today,New York City-based startup Teckst is announced the successful close of a $2.5 million seed round. The team plans to use the new funding injection to advance their growth and expansion into new markets. According to a statement, their seed round investors include Composite…


Interview with Arianna Huffington on ‘The Sleep Revolution’: Part 2

By | May 6, 2016 at 11:44 am

Sleep is as much a part of your health and wellness as food or exercise. That said, society as a whole doesn’t look at sleep the same as these activities; however, some people and companies are starting to look at sleep differently to get an edge…


Tech:NYC Searches for the Next Big Startup

By | May 2, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Silicon Valley’s influence has reached farther than we could have anticipated. The success of the West Coast’s innovation in tech has pushed for friendly competition in other regions of the country, particularly on the East Coast. New York City, naturally, has been trying to…

Startups & Apps

Seeco: Get Connected with New Friends Offline

By | May 2, 2016 at 9:00 am

Finding awesome peeps online and getting connected with like-minded spirits is easier than ever. Yet, when it comes to real life making new friends or just finish someone fun to hang out with on the weekends may get tricky, especially when you a transplant…


Interview with Arianna Huffington on ‘The Sleep Revolution’: Part 1

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 9:00 am

Sleep; we all need it. But, in today’s world, getting enough sleep is a lot easier said than done. We push sleep aside to get more done; to try to get ahead; to write one more email, or article, or text. This behavior is rooted…


Product Discovery App Receives $8 Million in Funding From Ebates

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 5:11 pm

Your makeup is washed out. Your shampoo smells funny. Your favorite video game is four years old. You’re hungry, thirsty, sleepy, bored and the last time your floor was clean, the Olympics were still on TV. All this because you are incapable of taking…


CityBridge Connects New York City Through LinkNYC [VIDEO]

By | Apr 5, 2016 at 10:11 am

Bringing high-speed broadband to the masses is no longer just a want, but a need. For LinkNYC, led by the CityBridge consortium, they are making this a reality. By turning ugly, unused payphones into wireless access points through New York City, residents and tourists…

Startups & Apps

Hometeam Strives to Improve Caregiving Culture

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 2:51 pm

A new startup is merging tech and healthcare, and looking to bring reform to caregiver culture. Based in New York City, startup Hometeam is seeking to change how healthcare is dealt with in this country. The startup is partnering with New Jersey-based healthcare provider…

Startups & Apps

The Best Restaurant Discovery Apps in NYC

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 4:56 pm

Deciding on a place to eat can be a daunting task, especially in a place like New York City. When it seems like every day there’s a new crop of restaurants to try out, more and more folks are turning to apps to help…

Startups & Apps

Kidbox: A Box That Combines Kids Clothes and Philanthropy

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 11:30 am

For parents, shopping for kids clothing can be a hassle – especially if they are unsure about  their child’s preferences. Malls and shopping outlets offer a number of clothing stores, but there is still a hole in the market, which is why Haim Dabah…


Hive Raises $1.4M to Boost Team Productivity

By | Mar 24, 2016 at 9:37 am

From startups to enterprise companies, they all eventually share a common issue: communication. Mix in an over abundance of work and it becomes difficult to prioritize – and that workload only gets multiplied when team members aren’t communicating properly. For recent AngelPad graduate Hive,…

Startups & Apps

Greatist: Building a Millennial Brand

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 4:09 pm

Everything we do results in who we eventually become, and it is often the most trying situations that create the most impact. From who we chose to be friends with in high school, to what college (if any) we chose to attend, to even…