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Autonomous Vehicles

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Robocar Is a Driverless Racing Machine Right Out of Tron

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 6:15 pm

The renowned automotive futurist and concept designer Daniel Simon, best known for his work on the popular movie Tron: Legacy, Oblivion, and Captain America, has designed a real version of his sci-fi cars for the race track. Roborace developed the world’s first driverless electric racing car and…

Trends

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The Digital Renaissance of Fashion

By | Jun 22, 2017 at 12:20 pm

As a serial entrepreneur, Techstars alum, Cofounder of the New York Fashion Tech Lab, and advisor and mentor to numerous fashion tech companies around the globe, I’ve had a front row seat in witnessing, contributing to, and shaping the reinvention of fashion, retail and…

Healthy Entrepreneur

New York

Recess Labs Is Reinventing Time Away With Structured Sabbaticals

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

What if the best way to advance your career is to take some structured time off?  Welcome to the rise of the early-career gap year. The idea of taking a sabbatical to pursue personal and professional priorities on your own time is gaining steam….

Startups & Apps

NYC

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…

Cannabis

NYC

NuggMD Brings Medical Marijuana Access to New York

By | May 8, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Medical marijuana has been a hot button issue in the US for years now. While a growing number of states have made this medicinal methodology legal, many states have a vast array of regulations and laws in place that are preventing potential patients for…

News

NYC

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…

Jobs

NYC

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…

News

NYC

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…

Weekend Inspiration

NYC, Los Angeles Are Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

By | Jun 22, 2016 at 3:06 pm

Being an entrepreneur can be hard – but especially if you come from a marginalized background, the road to successful entrepreneurship can be even more difficult. Even though there’s been a rise of female entrepreneurs moving to run their own businesses, it can still…

Partnership

NYC

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…

.CO

NYC

CityBridge Connects New York City Through LinkNYC [VIDEO]

By | Apr 5, 2016 at 10:11 am

Bringing high-speed broadband to the masses is no longer just a want, but a need. For LinkNYC, led by the CityBridge consortium, they are making this a reality. By turning ugly, unused payphones into wireless access points through New York City, residents and tourists…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Hometeam Strives to Improve Caregiving Culture

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 2:51 pm

A new startup is merging tech and healthcare, and looking to bring reform to caregiver culture. Based in New York City, startup Hometeam is seeking to change how healthcare is dealt with in this country. The startup is partnering with New Jersey-based healthcare provider…

Startups & Apps

NYC

The Best Restaurant Discovery Apps in NYC

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 4:56 pm

Deciding on a place to eat can be a daunting task, especially in a place like New York City. When it seems like every day there’s a new crop of restaurants to try out, more and more folks are turning to apps to help…

Funding

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TodayTix Raises $9M So You Can Buy Last-Minute Theater Tickets

By | Mar 2, 2016 at 11:05 am

TodayTix, a New York based startup, has announced the successful close of a Series B round of $9 million. Co-led by Walden Venture Capital and TYLT Ventures, they are joined by existing investors. As part of the new venture funding, three new people will…

Startups & Apps

NYC

The Glass Files: Building A Family History On the Web

By | Dec 15, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The drama and intimacy of family history are traditionally captured in the novelty of an old, passed down photo album, or signed away in a faded, handwritten letter. As the world becomes more digital, the preservation of family heritage faces the potential of getting…

Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunding is Saving These Syrian Refugees

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Over the weekend, Humans of New York got an email from a very special somebody – Edward Norton. Why? The popular platform had posted a story about a Syrian refugee in America during the week, and Norton was touched so deeply by the story…

News

NYC

LiquidTalent Launches Their Next-Gen Hiring Platform

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm

How many job interviews have you had in your life? Well, it’s a given that you’ve had at least one or two. Do you remember the process of connecting with potential new employers though? It can be incredibly hard to connect with the hiring…