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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…

Tips & How To’s

3 Simple, Smart Tools to Streamline Your Business

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 3:30 pm

Managing your business as an entrepreneur can be overwhelming. As the owner, you have a hand in every aspect of your business, from production and operations to sales. The challenge becomes even bigger as you grow your business. If you don’t find ways to…

Startups & Apps

Boomset Destroys Long Lines, Improves Logistics for Event Hosts

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 12:30 pm

SXSW, Web Summit, your local meetup, and maybe even bronycon all have an issue in common: lines. Lines to pick up your badge, lines to change your schedule, and lines to get into sessions. The only thing with more lines is Charlie Sheen’s desk….

Health

How do We Help Fix US Healthcare Spending?

By | Nov 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm

As it stands, the US spends 2.5 times more on healthcare per capita than other developed nations like France and the UK. What’s more, these counties boast significantly higher life expediencies than the US does. So, where’s all this extra money going? Well, RubiconMD…

Announcements

Meet the 10 Awesome Startups from ERA 9 Demo Day

By | Oct 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) introduced its ninth batch of companies to the greater New York tech investor community and then on the West Coast in Silicon Valley last week. Before introducing the class, the NY-based accelerator highlighted the success of its diverse group on alumni. To…

Startup

Mattermark and Quire unveil results of the 2015 Startup Investing Survey

By | Oct 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

In an ideal world, anyone who’d like to invest in startups would be able to. However, because of a law created nearly 80 years ago, a whopping 97 percent of American households are legally unable to participate in investing in private businesses. But that…

Entrepreneur

6 Steps Any Entrepreneur Can Take to Relieve Stress

By | Oct 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm

At some point, it seems like the terms “entrepreneur” and “supremely stressed out” became synonyms. Some entrepreneurs even wear chronic sleep deprivation, insane hours, and enormous workloads as bizarre badges of honor. But being perennially stressed out isn’t something to be proud of; it’s…

Social Good

Lupe Fiasco Launches NGO to Support Entrepreneurs in Underserved Communities

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Earlier this week, the Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco launched the nonprofit organization, Neighborhood Start Fund, which will be aimed at helping those in underserved communities “turn ideas into start-ups.” Cofounded by head of global partnerships for Waze, Di-Ann Eisnor, Neighborhood Start Fund will be…

Announcements

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour Stopping in NYC

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour is visiting 11 US cities to spread the word about their accelerator…

Hardware

These Wireless Headphones Are Powered by Your Smartphone Battery

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Take a walk to your nearest coffee shop and you’re almost guaranteed to see people enjoying a nice cup of joe while charging their smartphone. Charging is an integral part of our lives, but there aren’t that many people who tend to enjoy it: it’s always…

Events

Women Who Tech: Giving Female Entrepreneurs Access to Capital

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:02 am

Seven years ago Women Who Tech was created to bring together talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology. Not only do these women inspire change, they use their tech prowess to help transform the makeup the local ecosystems and communities they’re a…

Startups & Apps

Onwards: Non-Profit Launches to Help Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

By | Sep 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Call it the intersection of adventure travel and entrepreneurship. Onwards – a non-profit organization that launched on Tuesday – is striving to improve economic development in poverty-stricken areas by working with small businesses in the tourism industry. “We forget that there are hundreds of thousands of people…

Tips & How To’s

3 Tips from LeadsCon to Improve Your B2B Lead Generation Strategies

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Last week, the Big Apple hosted the ultimate conference for performance marketing and lead generation: LeadsCon. The conference was buzzing with energy as hundreds of industry professionals gathered for two days to discuss changing dynamics and top trends of lead generation in the B2B…

Startups & Apps

Tuneteams: The Global Music Licensing Marketplace

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Do you ever wonder why big music companies have a marketing advantage when it comes to breaking artists, globally? According to industry insiders, it’s because of their networks of local companies, or wholly-owned subsidiaries, in different countries around the world. It stands in stark…

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