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…

Books

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…

Funding

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…

.CO

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…

Funding

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…

Funding

TodayTix Raises $9M So You Can Buy Last-Minute Theater Tickets

By | Mar 2, 2016 at 11:05 am

TodayTix, a New York based startup, has announced the successful close of a Series B round of $9 million. Co-led by Walden Venture Capital and TYLT Ventures, they are joined by existing investors. As part of the new venture funding, three new people will…

Funding

Namely Raises $30M, Advances HR Platform and Services

By | Mar 1, 2016 at 11:45 am

Namely, the New York based all-in-one HR software platform has announced the successful raise of a $30 million venture round. The company plans to use the new their latest round of funding to bolster their products and services, and expand their team. Led by…

Startups & Apps

ALICE Raises $9.5M, Focus on Hiring and Growth

By | Jan 19, 2016 at 7:30 am

Today, New York City-based ALICE, a hospitality operations platform, is announcing a $9.5 million Series A round led by Expedia. The round also includes former investors including Laconia, 645 Ventures, and Neuehouse founders. The company plans to use the new round to strategically hire…

Announcements

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator Kicks Off 2016 Class

By | Jan 7, 2016 at 9:00 am

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) today announced that it has selected eleven startups for its Winter 2016 class, which begins today. The 11 companies selected to participate in the four-month program are innovating in a variety of significant industries, all with businesses primed to grow…

Infographics / Images

New Years Eve in NYC by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Whether New Year’s Eve in the Big Apple is at the top of  your bucket list, or basically your personal version of Hell, you have to agree that it is home to the biggest and most famous New Year’s Eve celebration in the country. Hundreds of…

Startups & Apps

The Glass Files: Building A Family History On the Web

By | Dec 15, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The drama and intimacy of family history are traditionally captured in the novelty of an old, passed down photo album, or signed away in a faded, handwritten letter. As the world becomes more digital, the preservation of family heritage faces the potential of getting…

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is Saving These Syrian Refugees

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Over the weekend, Humans of New York got an email from a very special somebody – Edward Norton. Why? The popular platform had posted a story about a Syrian refugee in America during the week, and Norton was touched so deeply by the story…

Trends

6 Tips to Help Ditch Procrastination

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Procrastination: we all do it. Heck, even Bill Clinton, Mariah Carey, Leonardo da Vinci, and Margaret Atwood all do it. But when deadlines are looming and you still haven’t gotten to work, knowing that you’re in good company offers little comfort (and it certainly…

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