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Now NYC Ex-Pats Can Finally Relax to the Sounds of Their Neighborhood

By | May 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Everyone loves the environment they grew up in or spent their formative years in. For me, that’s my hometown of Seattle. We haven’t had a week without rain since September, and I love it. But the U.S. city with the biggest, most outsized rep…

Trends

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How NYC Is Turning the Value of Its Premium Brand into Digital Gold

By | May 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

I want you to travel back in time with me twenty years or so.  The Internet is young and still relatively unknown to most of us.  Only a small group of web enthusiasts understand how to navigate it — let alone make a buck…

Social Media

NYC

The 3 Reasons Why All Fashion Retailers Love Instagram

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The construction of a prototype for a leather hat lining is displayed, mid-stitch. A completed beaver felt bowler rests on head of cork. A small child and a middle-aged architect both proudly display their own hats inside a Manhattan-based hat store. These beautifully constructed…

Incubators

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Affordable Housing Unit with Tech Incubator Comes to Silicon Harlem

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For the past 4 years, Silicon Harlem has worked towards making Harlem the tech destination for startups in New York City while building up the local population. The area has established coworking spaces, gained gigabit infrastructure, secured investment capital for startups, and hosted monthly entrepreneur meetups….

Ecosystems

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Here’s How to Make it As a Startup in New York

By | Dec 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Over the last five years, New York has seen tremendous growth in its tech ecosystem, resulting in a boom of startups in practically every industry from ecommerce to health. As a tech community and the epicenter of finance, New York has evolved into an…

News

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Answer the Call: NYC Wants You to Make It More Efficient

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 9:15 am

New York City has just issued two Calls for Innovation: the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation (MOTI) wants your help. Specifically, the city needs ideas on how to reduce the demand for and costs of electricity and…

Startups & Apps

London

The Techstars Demo Day Round Up for Fall 2016

By | Oct 15, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Fall is in full-swing, and Techstars has been working hard with the addition of 64 new companies. Techstars recently had seven demo days across the globe in cities like Berlin, Detroit, London, Minneapolis, New York City and Chicago. What a ride it has been….

Tips & How To’s

NYC

Here’s Your Chance to Nab the Best NYC Real Estate: Domain Names

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

Known as “the queen of New York real estate,” Barbara Corcoran is said to have turned a $1,000 loan from her ex-boyfriend back in 1973 into what is today a multi-billion dollar real estate empire. How’d she do it? Well, the star of ABC’s…

Coding

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CUNY Partnership with Revature Leads to Free Coding Bootcamps

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The job market is complicated, technology-focused world. Everyone from data analysts to receptionists need to be aware of the latest softwares and platforms in order to keep a company afloat. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of affordable programs that allow every day people to gain…

Coworking spaces

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Bar Works: Why Work at Home When You Can Work in a Bar

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 12:33 pm

As freelancers, travelers, and entrepreneurs, we all know the plight of finding a work environment that not only inspires creativity, but also lacks the baristas giving you the stink eye. Sure, it feels like coworking spaces are a dime a dozen now, especially in…

Gear & Gadgets

NYC

Canary Is Great for Home Security, But Wings Not Fully Formed [Review]

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A few years ago when Canary hit Indiegogo, the company had a humble goal of raising $100,000 from backers. Fast forward to the end of their campaign, and the team raised just shy of $2 million, or close to 2000% higher than their goal….

Startups & Apps

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Beast Represents the Evolution of Startup Consulting

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm

The startup landscape is constantly shifting. From new trends in the funding world to innovative technologies being invented every day, it’s hard to get a handle on what makes a successful startup and what doesn’t. And while consulting firms are supposed to help you figure…

Startups & Apps

Miami

For Miami Coding Bootcamp Wyncode, It’s More Than Just Coding

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to coding, a lot of schools want to inundate you with technical jargon and raw skills. They focus on developing your coding abilities to the point of exhaustion, so it becomes second nature. But in the startup world, versatility is the…

Startups & Apps

NYC

TechStyle NYC Leads Exploration Into Fashion Tech

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Brands of the future, especially those with the greatest potential for growth, often diversify their offerings, products, or services. Uber is getting into self-driving cars, Alphabet is far more than a search company, and Facebook is still having identity issues. Regardless of what these…

Jobs

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These Are the 15 Highest-Paying New York City Jobs

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 4:45 pm

New York City is often seen as one of the most desirable places to live in the U.S. With the bustling mix of cultures and industries, it’s no wonder that so many flocks to this landmark city. But with its popularity comes a high…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Digital.NYC Makes Starting Up in New York Easier Than Ever

By | Jul 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Starting a business is hard. It takes discipline, hard work, funding, market need, connections, education, and a whole lot more to get your idea off the ground. But when you have the resources to pull it off, the rewards are infinitely more impressive. Having access…

News

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Here’s How Grand Central Tech Is Changing The NYC Startup Scene

By | Jul 12, 2016 at 4:40 pm

For many emerging startups, the most challenging thing to secure is finding the support to keep your business going. Even when you’re just starting out, it’s important to have the support you need through other entrepreneur-focused services. And for New York City, where entrepreneurs…