Announcements

Meet the 10 Awesome Startups from ERA 9 Demo Day

By | Oct 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) introduced its ninth batch of companies to the greater New York tech investor community and then on the West Coast in Silicon Valley last week. Before introducing the class, the NY-based accelerator highlighted the success of its diverse group on alumni. To…

Startup

Mattermark and Quire unveil results of the 2015 Startup Investing Survey

By | Oct 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

In an ideal world, anyone who’d like to invest in startups would be able to. However, because of a law created nearly 80 years ago, a whopping 97 percent of American households are legally unable to participate in investing in private businesses. But that…

Entrepreneur

6 Steps Any Entrepreneur Can Take to Relieve Stress

By | Oct 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm

At some point, it seems like the terms “entrepreneur” and “supremely stressed out” became synonyms. Some entrepreneurs even wear chronic sleep deprivation, insane hours, and enormous workloads as bizarre badges of honor. But being perennially stressed out isn’t something to be proud of; it’s…

Entrepreneur

How Canary Took Flight Into 15 Countries in 15 Months

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Being a startup hardware producer isn’t easy when there are dozens of established brands like Apple, LG, or Nest making waves. So when a new solution hits the market, filling a much needed gap, it tends to spread like wildfire. For Canary, a home…

Social Good

Lupe Fiasco Launches NGO to Support Entrepreneurs in Underserved Communities

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Earlier this week, the Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco launched the nonprofit organization, Neighborhood Start Fund, which will be aimed at helping those in underserved communities “turn ideas into start-ups.” Cofounded by head of global partnerships for Waze, Di-Ann Eisnor, Neighborhood Start Fund will be…

Announcements

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour Stopping in NYC

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour is visiting 11 US cities to spread the word about their accelerator…

Hardware

These Wireless Headphones Are Powered by Your Smartphone Battery

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Take a walk to your nearest coffee shop and you’re almost guaranteed to see people enjoying a nice cup of joe while charging their smartphone. Charging is an integral part of our lives, but there aren’t that many people who tend to enjoy it: it’s always…

Product Launch

Nanit to Launch Baby Sleep Behavior and Pattern Camera, Raises $6.6M

By | Jun 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Back in 1937 Radio Nurse launched the first ever baby monitor that allowed parents to catch up on sleep and be awoken or alerted to their baby crying. Since that time baby monitors have advanced in small ways, adding features such as cameras and…

Coworking spaces

How Startup Spacious Is Rethinking Coworking

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 1:35 pm

During the day, most restaurants in New York City remain closed or slow-paced. Whether that’s from the lack of customers during peak hours or just the way of the restaurant scene, it still has A new startup is looking to change all of that….

Startups & Apps

FullGlass Launches in NYC, Provides Free Drinks for Users

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 9:00 am

Everyone loves getting free stuff. And whether it be through clip-able coupons at Target or promo codes on GrubHub, the digital revolution has changed the way we save money. But if you love going out on the town, you probably haven’t found a way to…

Events

Women Who Tech: Giving Female Entrepreneurs Access to Capital

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:02 am

Seven years ago Women Who Tech was created to bring together talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology. Not only do these women inspire change, they use their tech prowess to help transform the makeup the local ecosystems and communities they’re a…

Partnership

NY Tech Alliance Sets to Improve NYC Tech Scene

By | Jun 6, 2016 at 2:30 pm

For the past few years, the New York Tech Meetup has been a staple of the New York City tech community. And while they have often partnered with other tech organizations, the organization has announced today their official partnership with the New York Technology Council. They…

Startups & Apps

Onwards: Non-Profit Launches to Help Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

By | Sep 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Call it the intersection of adventure travel and entrepreneurship. Onwards – a non-profit organization that launched on Tuesday – is striving to improve economic development in poverty-stricken areas by working with small businesses in the tourism industry. “We forget that there are hundreds of thousands of people…

Tips & How To’s

3 Tips from LeadsCon to Improve Your B2B Lead Generation Strategies

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Last week, the Big Apple hosted the ultimate conference for performance marketing and lead generation: LeadsCon. The conference was buzzing with energy as hundreds of industry professionals gathered for two days to discuss changing dynamics and top trends of lead generation in the B2B…

Startups & Apps

Tuneteams: The Global Music Licensing Marketplace

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Do you ever wonder why big music companies have a marketing advantage when it comes to breaking artists, globally? According to industry insiders, it’s because of their networks of local companies, or wholly-owned subsidiaries, in different countries around the world. It stands in stark…

Events

Top Tech and Innovation Events to Check Out in NYC This Fall

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Fall in New York is great – the leaves changing in Central Park/Prospect Park/Washington Square Park, the warmth of comfy sweaters coming out from their hibernation, and the temporal peace that seems to emanate from all New Yorkers. The end of summer also brings…

Profiles

Financial Trading Data is More Accessible with Money.Net

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Financial trading is a long-told story, glamorized in movies and splashed across the news showcasing the highs and lows of its lifestyle. What’s rarely showcased is the technology behind what makes it all possible. For decades, trading floors have been a disaster of intertwining…