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…

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…

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