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…

Gear & Gadgets

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

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

Filtrie: A Free Service That Lets You Control Which TV Ads You See

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Filtrie is a free service that lets you limit which TV ads you watch. Its service works by allowing consumers who provide demographic data to determine which TV commercials they watch or filter out. Filtrie selects ads that are most relevant or appropriate—or deletes…

Startups & Apps

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…

Mobile

Tactify Announces NFC Cards That Instantly Open Mobile Apps

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Investing in business cards is a move many are wary of making. While it’s no secret the business world is easier with connections, nobody really knows how affective business cards are at making them. Particularly when every single one of us has 20+ business…

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