Celebrate Startup Tour

Who is New York City’s Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 7:00 am

Silicon Alley is looking to grow and ready for funding, if these numbers presented by Forbes are any indication. From plentiful coworking spaces to the most vibrant meetup ecosystem, startups are in good company. So we’d like to cordially invite you to come out and…

Dev & Design

Build Your Startup Brand in 5 Minutes With Machine Learning

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 7:21 pm

Building a brand and building a startup go together like red beans and rice: you can have one or the other individually and boring, or you can fuse the two together to make an awesome dish. That is, while you spend time getting customers,…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Tech.Co’s Celebrate Startup Tour Comes to Silicon Alley

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 12:52 pm

I love the New York startup scene. So much so that I moved myself from DC to NYC to see for myself what it was really like. Nothing against the DC tech scene – my heart will always be with you – but, honestly,…

Acquisition

DC’s NewBrand Added to Sprinklr’s 18-Month Acquisition Spree

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Yesterday, the Washington, D.C.-based startup NewBrand was acquired by Sprinklr, the company currently valued at $1 billion and has been making acquisitions left and right in the past 18 months. The acquisition of NewBrand, whose analytics technology provides social business intelligent solutions to help…

Ecosystems

A Founder’s Guide to the New York Startup Scene [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 28, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Whether you’re just about to start a company or you’re hoping to expand, setting up shop in New York City may be the best logical step for you and your company. Or, maybe, you’re at a point during which your location decision comes down…

Facebook

Facebook Messenger Rolls Out Payments Feature to NYC

By | May 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Back in March, Facebook announced that it would be adding a new payments feature to Facebook Messenger, to allow people on the platform to make social payments with their network of connections. Today, the company announced that the feature will be rolled out to…

Social Media

These 3 People Have Flawless Online Presences [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

It doesn’t matter if you’re an entrepreneur, a company, or just an everyday person: everything you do online is in one way or another building the brand of you. You’re defining to the world who you are, and in a lot of ways that…

Productivity

New College Grads: Levo Wants to Help you Find a Career

By | May 20, 2015 at 9:00 am

If you hadn’t noticed, it’s graduation season (shout out to my little sister who just got her degree). For a lot of grads, though, the job market is more daunting than any final paper, test, or project. That’s why Levo today launched a suite…

Funding

Justworks Raises $13M Series B Funding

By | May 19, 2015 at 7:30 am

New York-based HR and payment company Justworks announced a $13M Series B funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures with returning investors Thrive Capital and Index Ventures. The company will use its current funding to invest in its core technology and build out its team to…

Trends

The Kweens of Broad City on Growth Hacking and Making Great Content

By | May 18, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Back in 2010, Broad City was just another YouTube series on the Internet, lost among the many millions of others that came before it. Fast-forward to 2015, and the series has become a golden feature on Comedy Central – with its Millennial humor and…

Cannabis

What are you Supposed to do with Cannabis Data?

By | May 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

Sometimes even I think I sound like a broken record player, but I also don’t think I can say it enough: the future of cannabis is in data. However it raises a good question: what are you supposed to do with the data? Boris…

Inspiration

Meetup CEO on the Future of Community

By | May 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm

This morning at NYC Uncubed, Meetup cofounder and CEO Scott Heiferman talked about the the importance of making connections and the role of Meetup in helping build the communities in the future. We’re all making new connections in our everyday lives through very many…

Communication

lettrs: Bringing Hand Written Notes to the Digital World

By | May 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm

I’ll forever be a fan of analog methods of operation because there’s an almost artistic quality inherent in it. That is, I prefer writing in notepads to working on laptops, I still call people over texting them, and nothing beats a hand written snail…

Product Launch

Postmates Better Watch Out, Uber is Now Delivering Food Too

By | Apr 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Uber is adding food delivery to their list of services. UberEATS will deliver from local restaurants with a tap on your phone within minutes. The on-demand meal delivery service that piloted in LA and Barcelona is first launching in Chicago and New York City. “While we’re making delivery…

Ecosystems

5 Reasons Why More Women Should Go to Hackathons

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 9:00 am

Hackathons are great opportunities for entrepreneurs and developers to come together and work on a a project outside work. It’s also a gateway for people wanting to enter a new tech ecosystem, while finding solutions to issues they may be passionate about. But if you haven’t…

News

Mobile Shopping App Spring Raises $25M Series B

By | Apr 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Spring, the mobile shopping app founded by brothers Alan and David Tisch, announced earlier today that it has raised a $25 million round of Series B funding. This new financing was led by BoxGroup – the angel fund co-managed by David – and included…

News

Fever: The Event App Based Around Your Interests

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Pep Gomez only had to experience FOMO (or the fear of missing out) a few times before he realized that there was no platform that allowed people to stay in the loop about the social scene and events in their area. “Just like all…

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