Watch the Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration via Live Webcast!
By Ronald Barba | Dec 31, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Just in case you’re not lucky(?) enough to find yourself in Times Square tonight for the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York City (or if you do happen to live in the city and just, you know, don’t want to bother having to…
Diapers.com to Give Free Rides Home for all NYC Newborns
By Camila Souza | Dec 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm
Way to start 2015! Diapers.com will give free diapers to the first baby of 2015 and free rides home to new parents from Manhattan hospitals through January 31. Diapers.com provides users with overnight delivery of baby care essentials, announced today that it will give a year of…
A Beautiful iPhone Game Lets Your Kids Learn How People Live Around the World
By Ronald Barba | Dec 26, 2014 at 4:30 pm
With Christmas behind us and the New Year to look forward to, we’ve found ourselves in that period of reflection, self-evaluation, and worldly observance throughout which we’ll aim to gain a greater understanding of life and the world in order to improve upon ourselves…
Everplans Adds Generator Ventures to Roster of Investors, Bringing Total Funding to More Than $6M
By Camila Souza | Dec 24, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Everplans announced today that Generator Ventures has joined its roster of investors, bringing Everplans total funding to more than $6 million, validating Everplans’ business strategy in the growing end-of-life planning industry. The New York-based Everplans helps you complete, organize, and securely share your legal,…
These Satirical Pop Culture Emojis Aren’t Pulling Any Punches
By Will Schmidt | Dec 24, 2014 at 2:30 pm
Amidst the ruckus surrounding Sony Pictures, North Korea, and “The Interview” these days, it’s nice to see that some people still have a sense of humor. Seemingly overnight Emo-Emoji, the brainchild of internationally renowned artist Le Messie, launched a digital sticker app for iOS. The…
Free Wifi for the Free Market: Is NYC’s Connectivity Solution Too Good to Be True?
By Hilary Smith | Dec 23, 2014 at 9:00 pm
Frank Sinatra called it “the city that never sleeps”. It seems fitting that the inhabitants will enjoy the best-performing city-wide publicly available WiFi on Earth, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Such are the claims proudly made by Mayor Bill de Blasio….
David’s Bridal Has Launched a Wedding Dress App to Help Brides Find the Perfect Gown
By Ronald Barba | Dec 22, 2014 at 2:30 pm
I’ve never had the problem of finding a wedding dress or dealing with any woman who’s on her search for the perfect dress. And, as a gay man, I know that I won’t ever have to run into that issue when planning for my own…
One Month Acquires GoRails to Bulk Up Ruby on Rails Course
By Will Schmidt | Dec 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm
One Month has been in the news recently, offering amazing deals and scholarships for their online learning courses. Today they announced that they have officially acquired GoRails, a site with screencasts for Ruby on Rails Developers. In addition, they have added GoRails to the One…
The LinkedIn for Real Estate Professionals, RealConnex, Raises $3.5M in Series A Funding
By Camila Souza | Dec 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Miami-based startup RealConnex announced today that it has raised $3.5 million Series A financing round led by Star Capital. RealConnex connects the real estate ecosystem in one online platform, so professionals in the industry can have access to each other and scope out opportunities, in real time….
NYC’s Bonusly Raises $1M for Peer-to-Peer Bonuses
By Ronald Barba | Dec 2, 2014 at 3:38 pm
Brooklyn-based Bonusly, the company behind the Web platform that helps companies replace traditional bonuses with peer-to-peer bonuses, announced this morning that it has raised $1 million in seed funding. This is the first kind of institutional financing for the company, which has been bootstrapping since…
Angel Spotlight Series: Behind the Scenes with Joanne Wilson
By Kira M. Newman | Aug 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm
As an entrepreneur pitching to angel investors, you have a lot on your mind. You have to nail your pitch and anticipate their questions, all while staying cool and charismatic. Preparing your pitch is of paramount importance, and a crucial component of this is…