Social Good

Hearty Start: Feeding the Homeless of NYC One Breakfast Sandwich at a Time

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Three dollars can go a long way –- it definitely won’t break the bank, but it can help feed the homeless of New York City. Last year, Teddy Fitzgibbons was walking to work, eating his daily bacon, egg and cheese, when a homeless man…


StellaService Raises $15M to Meet Demand for Customer Service Insights

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

This week New York based StellaService announced the completion of a Series C venture round of $15M, more than two years after the completion of its Series B of $15M. In total, the company has raised $37M in funding across 6 different rounds. Founded in…


littleBits Opens a Retail Storefront in New York City

By | Jul 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm

For littleBits, everything is about empowering people to invent via their electronic building blocks. To date they’ve inspired thousands to start building and inventing, all of whom share littleBits’ mission to put the power of electronics in the hands of everyone. It’s ambitious, but…


Mobile Retail Provider Grability Partners with Chile’s Cencosud

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The world of mobile retail is growing, but there is a lot of room for improvement, especially when it comes to grocery shopping. Most mobile retail apps are not very intuitive or user friendly, and shopping for groceries through a mobile app is basically unheard of. In…


PowerToFly Raises $6.5M to Increase Career Opportunities for Women in Tech

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 11:01 am

This morning, the New York, NY-based PowerToFly, an online platform that aims to match companies with women in tech, announced that it has a raised a $6.5 million Series A round of funding. This new financing was led by Crosslink Capital and included participation…


If Knowledge is Power, Why Not Change Your Life With it?

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

If you look back across the history of One Month, you’ll see that CEO Mattan Griffel has always promoted a philosophy that everything is about the students. In fact, he told us as much at SXSW this year. Perhaps he’s inspired by the Latin…

Startups & Apps

Quadjobs: Connecting Colleges with Communities

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The average college student is faced with many firsts, one of which (and probably the most major) is a new city & new way of life. For some students it’s a great way to fully dive into the college experience – for others it’s…


The Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide for Doing Business in the Big Apple

By | Jun 25, 2015 at 8:00 am

Your company can and should be based anywhere, but if you really want to grow, you need to consider opening a satellite office in New York City. The Big Apple can be a bit intimidating — believe me, I’m from the Midwest and am pretty…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Boomset and Yorango Win New York City’s Startup of the Year

By | Jun 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In a highly-saturated market like New York City, it can be hard to navigate through the literally hundreds upon hundreds of startups. Well, Tech.Co’s Celebrate Startup Tour took on the task as a challenge and rolled through Silicon Alley last night, where it crowned…

Women's issues

A Challenge to Accelerators: Fund 33% Women Founders

By | Jun 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Barnard College recently issued a challenge to the accelerators, incubators, and investors of the world: make sure one out of every three startups you fund has a woman founder. Called the Athena Pledge, this initiative is designed to support women in entrepreneurship and help…


You Get One Match Every 24 Hours, Make the Most of it

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The sea of dating apps and services currently available these days is enough to drown any single person, no doubt about it. I’m speaking from experience here: it’s chaotic how many matches, likes, and messages you both get and send on a daily basis….


Northside Festival Features Dutch Innovation and Startups

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Call it an event that’s bringing together tech, international startups, and culture. This past week through Sunday June 14th, the Northside Festival will help feature Dutch innovation, startups, and entrepreneurs. “It’s all part of a great collaboration to strengthen ties between Brooklyn and Amsterdam….


Google Launches Sidewalk Labs to Fix City Life with Tech

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Breaking: Sidewalk Labs to be led by Dan Doctoroff, former New York Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Bloomberg CEO. Yesterday, Google CEO Larry Page announced the launch of Sidewalk Labs, an urban innovation company based in New York.   According to their press release,…

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,…


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…