Funding

GIF Site Giphy Announces $72 Million in New Funding

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 12:50 pm

If you’ve used any form of social media in the last few years, you have likely come across of GIF or two. These short, looping video files have become the primary means of communication for posters, tweeters, and instagrammers on every single platform on…

News

Answer the Call: NYC Wants You to Make It More Efficient

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 9:15 am

New York City has just issued two Calls for Innovation: the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation (MOTI) wants your help. Specifically, the city needs ideas on how to reduce the demand for and costs of electricity and…

books

4 Tips from Guy Kawasaki for Successful Self-Publishing

By | Oct 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Guy Kawasaki is a hard man to reach. But if you know anything about him, you’ll definitely understand why. He is the author of thirteen bestsellers including the seminal: The Macintosh Way. He’s a highly sought-after marketing specialist and a Silicon Valley venture capitalist. He…

Tips & How To’s

Here’s Your Chance to Nab the Best NYC Real Estate: Domain Names

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

Known as “the queen of New York real estate,” Barbara Corcoran is said to have turned a $1,000 loan from her ex-boyfriend back in 1973 into what is today a multi-billion dollar real estate empire. How’d she do it? Well, the star of ABC’s…

News

QuiO Raises $1.05 Million Seed for Smart Injection Devices

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 9:00 pm

According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. the global injectable drug delivery market is expected to reach USD 931.1 billion by 2024. For those individuals that suffer from chronic diseases or cancer and require the use of injectable drugs, dosages are taken at…

Coding

CUNY Partnership with Revature Leads to Free Coding Bootcamps

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The job market is complicated, technology-focused world. Everyone from data analysts to receptionists need to be aware of the latest softwares and platforms in order to keep a company afloat. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of affordable programs that allow every day people to gain…

Coworking spaces

Bar Works: Why Work at Home When You Can Work in a Bar

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 12:33 pm

As freelancers, travelers, and entrepreneurs, we all know the plight of finding a work environment that not only inspires creativity, but also lacks the baristas giving you the stink eye. Sure, it feels like coworking spaces are a dime a dozen now, especially in…

News

KIDBOX Appoints Industry Veteran as New CEO

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 9:45 am

Micki Racine Berardelli wants to help your kids – and kids around the world – “unpack happiness.” With KIDBOX, the kid’s style box, Berardelli is accomplishing two of her company’s goals: sending personalized and unique assortment of clothes to consumers and giving back to…

Gear & Gadgets

Canary Is Great for Home Security, But Wings Not Fully Formed [Review]

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A few years ago when Canary hit Indiegogo, the company had a humble goal of raising $100,000 from backers. Fast forward to the end of their campaign, and the team raised just shy of $2 million, or close to 2000% higher than their goal….

Startups & Apps

Beast Represents the Evolution of Startup Consulting

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm

The startup landscape is constantly shifting. From new trends in the funding world to innovative technologies being invented every day, it’s hard to get a handle on what makes a successful startup and what doesn’t. And while consulting firms are supposed to help you figure…

Startups & Apps

Filtrie: A Free Service That Lets You Control Which TV Ads You See

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Filtrie is a free service that lets you limit which TV ads you watch. Its service works by allowing consumers who provide demographic data to determine which TV commercials they watch or filter out. Filtrie selects ads that are most relevant or appropriate—or deletes…

Startups & Apps

TechStyle NYC Leads Exploration Into Fashion Tech

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Brands of the future, especially those with the greatest potential for growth, often diversify their offerings, products, or services. Uber is getting into self-driving cars, Alphabet is far more than a search company, and Facebook is still having identity issues. Regardless of what these…

Mobile

Tactify Announces NFC Cards That Instantly Open Mobile Apps

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Investing in business cards is a move many are wary of making. While it’s no secret the business world is easier with connections, nobody really knows how affective business cards are at making them. Particularly when every single one of us has 20+ business…

Acquisition

OneVest Acquires FounderDating, Facilitates Entrepreneur Network

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 11:03 am

They key to a successful startup ecosystem is working together. If VCs don’t have access to bankable startups, they won’t do a lot of investing. If quality employees don’t have access to businesses in need, they aren’t going to help build a successful startup….

Announcements

Nominate the Most Notable NYC Startup Founders Over 40

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:08 pm

According to one study, the average age of your modern-age tech startup founder is 31 and didn’t study a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concentration in college. While the higher age seems surprising (at least when we consider the widespread belief that startups…

Jobs

These Are the 15 Highest-Paying New York City Jobs

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 4:45 pm

New York City is often seen as one of the most desirable places to live in the U.S. With the bustling mix of cultures and industries, it’s no wonder that so many flocks to this landmark city. But with its popularity comes a high…

Startups & Apps

Cinderly: Your Outfit-of-the-Day Guide in One App

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 9:00 am

If you are looking for inspiration for your daily outfit, there is good chance you’ll be able to find it in the more than85 million #ootd tagged Instagram posts. And, let’s face it, there are some great ideas out there, so why wouldn’t you browse…

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