Startups & Apps

Magnises, a Community for Young Professionals, Launches SportsPass

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Founded in 2014 by Billy McFarland, Magnises is a community specifically created for young professionals. It unlocks their city for them by delivering an exclusive experience covering nightlife, culture, sports, live events, and professional life. This community gives its users several benefits, like VIP…

Opinion/Analysis

Hamilton Musical Copyright Suit Pits Social Selling Against IP Rights

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 11:20 am

The online clothing retailer, SunFrog, boasts more web traffic than Victoria’s Secret and displays over 11 million designs on its website. The company prints shirts in their large facility, ships them and fulfills the orders for companies too light on resources to do it themselves. SunFrog has economy of scale because…

Funding

Splash Gets Investment to Revamp B2B Event Management Tech

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 9:15 am

As one of the leading startups in event marketing software, Splash is primarily known for helping businesses create landing pages, sell tickets, and manage communications for all their events. But as a recent announcement infers, the company has been quietly making moves to build…

Ecosystems

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…

books

Foundr Magazine Aims to Create the Entrepreneur Bible: Here’s How

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm

In May 2012, the first issue of Foundr launched. It was a simple digital magazine that aimed to help novice-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs reach their goals through the power of great content. Today, after nearly four years of being a purely digital media company,…

Startups & Apps

PetPlate Is the First Dog Food Delivery Service That Puts Quality First

By | Dec 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm

It’s no secret that people love their pets. From dog masseurs to pet therapists, taking care of your furry friend is undeniably important to you. Unfortunately, when it comes to feeding your dog, the only options on the market are tins of slop or…

Diversity

Women Startup Challenge to Fund Women-Led VR, AR, and AI Startups

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Being a women in tech is notoriously difficult. With most major tech companies employing less than 20 percent of women, the gender gap is starting to become a problem in an industry designed to be progressive and forward thinking. Fortunately, there’s a wide range of…

FinTech

Fintech Startup Bstow Is Powering Millennial Giving

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Millennials are now the largest generation in the US labor force, numbering more than 75 million. Understanding why they donate their time and money to a particular is vital to the social sector. The financial industry has leveraged the concept of digital spare change to tap…

Business

Leadership In Business Starts With You

By | Nov 1, 2016 at 2:20 pm

If you hang out with entrepreneur and entertainer Nick Cannon long enough, there’s is bound to be some great advice on leadership. At the Chase for Business Conference in New York, he didn’t disappoint. “To be a good leader, first you need to know how to…

Funding

GIF Site Giphy Announces $72 Million in New Funding

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 12:50 pm

If you’ve used any form of social media in the last few years, you have likely come across of GIF or two. These short, looping video files have become the primary means of communication for posters, tweeters, and instagrammers on every single platform on…

News

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…

books

4 Tips from Guy Kawasaki for Successful Self-Publishing

By | Oct 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Guy Kawasaki is a hard man to reach. But if you know anything about him, you’ll definitely understand why. He is the author of thirteen bestsellers including the seminal: The Macintosh Way. He’s a highly sought-after marketing specialist and a Silicon Valley venture capitalist. He…

Tips & How To’s

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…

News

QuiO Raises $1.05 Million Seed for Smart Injection Devices

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 9:00 pm

According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. the global injectable drug delivery market is expected to reach USD 931.1 billion by 2024. For those individuals that suffer from chronic diseases or cancer and require the use of injectable drugs, dosages are taken at…

Coding

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

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…

News

KIDBOX Appoints Industry Veteran as New CEO

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 9:45 am

Micki Racine Berardelli wants to help your kids – and kids around the world – “unpack happiness.” With KIDBOX, the kid’s style box, Berardelli is accomplishing two of her company’s goals: sending personalized and unique assortment of clothes to consumers and giving back to…

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