Startups & Apps

Just Like Coffee, Your Startup Should be Rich, Deep, and Complex

By | Aug 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

From beauty products, to gourmet food and drink, monthly subscription services are on the rise across the board. Why? It’s simple: people love the convenience of testing out new and expertly curated products in the comfort of their own homes. One of the more…

Startups & Apps

Wooter Helps You Find Local Sports and New Adventures

By | Aug 16, 2015 at 8:00 am

Serial entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban has been quoted as saying the following: “I think the next generation of entertainment is experiential, where people go out of the house and go and get a unique experience.” This experiential entertainment is what Wooter is all about….


Is Uber Coming For You? Understand Disruption Before You React

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

Disruptive innovation has dominated business headlines for several years now. The death of print media. The debut of mobile apps, big data, Airbnb, Uber… the list goes on. These disruptive entities are super cool, hip companies that grow fast while eating the incumbents lunch and…


Students Deserve an ROI on Their Education

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 8:00 am

When Adam Enbar graduated from Cornell University he felt prepared to take the professional world head on. However, as time went on, he became increasingly frustrated with the fact that he lacked hard skill sets. Despite graduating from a top notch university, and getting…

Startups & Apps

Magnises – A New Millennial Guide

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Often I catch myself thinking, “Hmmm where should I go to dinner tonight?”or “What’s a hot spot on a Monday in NYC?” We all do it. We keep going back to the same places or getting the same recommendations. Which is where frustration sets…


Readymag Offers Easy, Minimalist Web Design Templates

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

Visuals are very important in today’s communication, and of course this includes your web presence. Sites with good content tend to be ignored if the design is bad – this does not mean that people are only interested in the visuals, but rather that it…


Servy Restaurant Review App Serves Feedback to Businesses

By | Aug 9, 2015 at 2:03 pm

As someone who grew up working in the hospitality industry – from my first gig bussing tables at Dutch’s Daughter in Frederick, MD to obtaining my Masters in Tourism Administration at the age of 32 – I understand how important, and oftentimes misunderstood, the…


Maybe You’ve Got too Much Data: What’s Important?

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

I was reading the other day that over 90 percent of the entire Earth’s data was generated in only the last few years. It’s a shocking statistic, no doubt, but where some are amazed New York based Correlate is concerned. You see, according to…

Gear & Gadgets

Has Brooklyness Developed the Smartest Smart Bike Ever?

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm

This is not your typical collapsable bike. This is a lightweight, electric, collapsable bike with bluetooth connectivity that can detect traffic patterns, hazards, and even help you find the next train home. Brooklyn based Brooklyness (yep), has recently launched an Indiegogo campaign with a goal…

Startups & Apps

9 Tech Startups Disrupting the Legal Industry

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Legal technology is booming as companies compete to crash the technological, legal space at every level and in every angle. There’s a good reason. Experts say the market for legal technology is as much as $400 billion. The legal field has been tough to…


Onevest Raises Nearly $2M for Self-Crowdfunding Its Series A

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 9:00 am

Onevest – the company whose online equity crowdfunding platform connects early-stage startups to accredited investors – has announced this morning that it has raised nearly $2 million towards its Series A round. While seemingly another typical funding announcement, Onevest’s Series A is unique in…


Uber Wins Fight Against New York Mayor De Blasio–For Now

By | Jul 22, 2015 at 8:16 pm

Uber just won a huge political battle. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has dropped a proposal to place caps on the number of Uber cars on city streets, according to a statement released by Uber’s New York general manager, Josh Mohrer. Instead of…


Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Oppose Uber Regulations

By | Jul 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm

(Ferenstein Wire) -New Yorkers overwhelmingly oppose placing caps on the number of Uber cars. In a poll of 500 people in Manhattan conducted by the Ferenstein Wire with Google Surveys (methods detailed here), 66% of respondents said they opposed placing limits on the number…

Product Launch

Cleanly Launches Service in Brooklyn to Compete Further with FlyCleaners

By | Jul 22, 2015 at 12:30 pm

This morning, the New York, NY-based on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning service, Cleanly, announced its expansion into Brooklyn. Starting today, those hoping to utilize the Y Combinator-backed company’s service can now do so from eight Brooklyn neighborhoods: Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Fort Greene, Boerum…

Social Good

Hearty Start: Feeding the Homeless of NYC One Breakfast Sandwich at a Time

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Three dollars can go a long way –- it definitely won’t break the bank, but it can help feed the homeless of New York City. Last year, Teddy Fitzgibbons was walking to work, eating his daily bacon, egg and cheese, when a homeless man…


StellaService Raises $15M to Meet Demand for Customer Service Insights

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

This week New York based StellaService announced the completion of a Series C venture round of $15M, more than two years after the completion of its Series B of $15M. In total, the company has raised $37M in funding across 6 different rounds. Founded in…


littleBits Opens a Retail Storefront in New York City

By | Jul 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm

For littleBits, everything is about empowering people to invent via their electronic building blocks. To date they’ve inspired thousands to start building and inventing, all of whom share littleBits’ mission to put the power of electronics in the hands of everyone. It’s ambitious, but…