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Uber Announces UberRUSH Courier Service in Manhattan


Last night, Uber, the company that has become infamous for saving us from the grips of shitty taxi cabs everywhere, announced that it will expand further into the general delivery space through a courier service — rather than just humans, Uber will now help deliver actual things! Called UberRUSH, the service will offer limited operability in Manhattan… Read more »

NYC Gets a 24-Hour Cupcake ATM. Where Is Ours?


As if New York City didn’t already have enough going on to laud about, people in the city can now have their fill of cupcakes at any hour of the day, thanks to a 24-hour cupcake ATM. Ugh, you lucky gluttons. The 24-hour cupcake ATM – which works precisely in the way you would expect… Read more »

NEWS: Apply to the NY Fashion Tech Lab to Rub Elbows with J. Crew, Ralph Lauren, and More

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If you’re one of the lucky fashion tech startups chosen for the new New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTL), you’ll be spending this summer collaborating with brands like Ralph Lauren, Kate Spade, Estee Lauder, Macy’s, J. Crew, and Ann Taylor. The NYFTL, which announced applications today, is a three-month accelerator program taking place from May… Read more »

RebelMouse Lets Anyone Make Their Own Huffington Post [VIDEO]


In December 2011, Huffington Post CTO Paul Berry set off on his own to launch RebelMouse – a site to “enable anyone to make their own Huffington Post,” says Stephanie Bagley, RebelMouse’s director of brand and entertainment partnerships. RebelMouse lets individuals and organizations create online publications full of their own content and content from other… Read more »

Graduate Student Lending Platform CommonBond Expands Its Program to Law, Medical, Engineering Grads


NYC-based CommonBond announced today that it has expanded its student loan consolidation and low-cost refinancing program to graduates of law, medical, and engineering programs, as well as to additional MBA programs at Vanderbilt University, Washington University in St. Louis, and University of Texas. This expansion by the graduate student lending platform follows the goals it set after raising $100 million… Read more »

Simply Grid is Reducing Energy Costs and Cutting Pollution with On-Demand Electricity


In recent years, the United States has seen a rapid increase in the food truck and cart industry. And, while certainly an opportunity for entrepreneurial Saveur devotees (and the people whose appetites they fill), this explosion of growth necessitates an increased demand on energy and its consequent effects on the environment. I mean, it certainly can’t be… Read more »

Breather Arrives in the US, Provides Quiet Spaces On Demand in NYC


Breather today made their long anticipated US debut, allowing their members access to beautiful, private, and quiet spaces on demand in New York City. This expansion comes not too far behind the funding round Breather closed in June 2013 where they brought in $1.5 million. Access to Breather’s spaces are reserved for registered members and… Read more »

Who Are The 27 Most Influential Startup Personalities in Your City? Nominate Them for the Tech Cocktail 27

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What is the Tech Cocktail 27? The Tech Cocktail 27 is the 27 most influential startup personalities in your city.  They are your community’s top entrepreneurs, investors, connectors, hustlers, and thought leaders.  If an entrepreneur were dropped into your city and asked, “who do I need to know?“, The Tech Cocktail 27 would be the… Read more »

Take A Vacation: WeHostels Now Offers 170,000 New Hotels


In late 2013 mobile travel startup WeHostels was acquired by StudentUniverse. As a direct result of StudentUnivere’s resources, WeHostels has been able to expand their market reach and are today launching a new version of their mobile app. Until now WeHostels has only offered alternative bookings like hostels and bed & breakfasts. However, the new… Read more »