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…


Mobile Retail Provider Grability Partners with Chile’s Cencosud

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The world of mobile retail is growing, but there is a lot of room for improvement, especially when it comes to grocery shopping. Most mobile retail apps are not very intuitive or user friendly, and shopping for groceries through a mobile app is basically unheard of. In…


PowerToFly Raises $6.5M to Increase Career Opportunities for Women in Tech

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 11:01 am

This morning, the New York, NY-based PowerToFly, an online platform that aims to match companies with women in tech, announced that it has a raised a $6.5 million Series A round of funding. This new financing was led by Crosslink Capital and included participation…


If Knowledge is Power, Why Not Change Your Life With it?

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

If you look back across the history of One Month, you’ll see that CEO Mattan Griffel has always promoted a philosophy that everything is about the students. In fact, he told us as much at SXSW this year. Perhaps he’s inspired by the Latin…

Startups & Apps

Quadjobs: Connecting Colleges with Communities

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The average college student is faced with many firsts, one of which (and probably the most major) is a new city & new way of life. For some students it’s a great way to fully dive into the college experience – for others it’s…


The Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide for Doing Business in the Big Apple

By | Jun 25, 2015 at 8:00 am

Your company can and should be based anywhere, but if you really want to grow, you need to consider opening a satellite office in New York City. The Big Apple can be a bit intimidating — believe me, I’m from the Midwest and am pretty…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Boomset and Yorango Win New York City’s Startup of the Year

By | Jun 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In a highly-saturated market like New York City, it can be hard to navigate through the literally hundreds upon hundreds of startups. Well, Tech.Co’s Celebrate Startup Tour took on the task as a challenge and rolled through Silicon Alley last night, where it crowned…

Women's issues

A Challenge to Accelerators: Fund 33% Women Founders

By | Jun 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Barnard College recently issued a challenge to the accelerators, incubators, and investors of the world: make sure one out of every three startups you fund has a woman founder. Called the Athena Pledge, this initiative is designed to support women in entrepreneurship and help…


You Get One Match Every 24 Hours, Make the Most of it

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The sea of dating apps and services currently available these days is enough to drown any single person, no doubt about it. I’m speaking from experience here: it’s chaotic how many matches, likes, and messages you both get and send on a daily basis….


Northside Festival Features Dutch Innovation and Startups

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Call it an event that’s bringing together tech, international startups, and culture. This past week through Sunday June 14th, the Northside Festival will help feature Dutch innovation, startups, and entrepreneurs. “It’s all part of a great collaboration to strengthen ties between Brooklyn and Amsterdam….