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Healthy Food Options Delivered to Your Door with HealthyOut

By | May 5, 2013 at 10:00 am

HealthyOut says, “The world is conspiring to make us fat.” (I knew it!) They hope to solve this problem with their new subscription meal program using healthy, fresh meals delivered daily from local restaurants. Using rich data and smart algorithms, HealthyOut provides weekly menus of…

Startup

NYC

Alpha Payments Cloud Raises $12 Million Seed Round

By | May 1, 2013 at 9:00 am

New York City-based Alpha Payments Cloud (APC), a payments-focused cloud-based IT startup, announced this week a $12 million seed round funded by an angel investor. The company plans to introduce new cloud-based payment platforms that change the way payment products are developed while simplifying…

Business

NYC

Turn News Into Knowledge With Delve

By | Mar 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Daily news consumption is an important aspect of nearly everyone’s life, regardless of the medium. While it’s easy to personally educate yourself on the latest news, keeping an entire organization informed poses a new kind of challenge. News often spreads across an organization in…

Startups & Apps

Boston

Exec’s Expands its On-Demand Cleaning Service

By | Mar 19, 2013 at 11:00 am

Exec is an errand running and cleaning service with on-demand, high-quality personal assistants for individuals and companies. Exec started last year in San Francisco; this week Exec announced plans to expand to New York City, Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. As they scale, Exec…

Events

NYC

Tech Steals the Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

By | Feb 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm

The tents even look more “tech” – Bryant Park’s white tents from 2010 were traded for a mirrored glass pop-up structure at Lincoln Center. With guards in black suits and earpieces, and guests flashing QR codes from their Fashion GPS app, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) has come…

Co-working Spaces

NYC

General Assembly’s Matt Brimer Talks About the Connection Between Education and Community [Video]

By | Feb 14, 2013 at 3:30 pm

General Assembly cofounder Matt Brimer is not just building a company; he and his team are building a grassroots community around startups and entrepreneurship. General Assembly is a network of campuses for technology, business, and design instruction – teaching the more practical and user-ready skills…

Business

NYC

Brooklyn Tech Triangle Hoping to Attract More Startups to Brooklyn

By | Jan 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm

At a time when jobs are needed, New York City is turning to startups and tech companies for help. In March 2012, the Brooklyn Tech Triangle launched to figure out a pressing question: how to attract more tech companies to downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, and…

Startup

NYC

Customize and Socialize Your Art with JuicyCanvas

By | Jan 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Have you ever had a space on the walls of your home that you just couldn’t seem to fill? Maybe you tried a variety of paintings, a couple of pieces of metal wall art, or even some type of sconce scenario, but nothing could…

Entrepreneur

NYC

#NYTechResponds Announces Hackathon to Benefit Sandy Relief

By | Nov 20, 2012 at 4:00 pm

The NYTechResponds hackathon and disaster relief conference will take place on December 1-2 to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief and help prepare for future disasters. The event is organized by a collection of New York City technology leaders and organizations. They also launched a fundraising…

Entrepreneur

NYC

Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Now Funding Early-Stage Startups in NYC

By | Oct 17, 2012 at 11:00 am

Launched in January, new venture capital firm Brooklyn Bridge Ventures raised $3.5 million in September. Partner Charlie O’Donnell hopes to raise a total of $10 million so he can make $150-350,000 investments in early-stage startups. Below, he gives the lowdown on his new firm…

Entrepreneur

NYC

Casual Corp Helps You Validate Your Startup Idea

By | Oct 16, 2012 at 9:00 am

Before he started Casual Corp, Thor Ernstsson was a lead architect at Zynga and the CTO at a health startup called Audax Health. Though farm-building games and medical records may have little in common, both companies faced the same problem: getting people to care….

Entrepreneur

NYC

Angel Spotlight Series: Behind the Scenes with Joanne Wilson

By | Aug 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm

As an entrepreneur pitching to angel investors, you have a lot on your mind. You have to nail your pitch and anticipate their questions, all while staying cool and charismatic. Preparing your pitch is of paramount importance, and a crucial component of this is…

Android

NYC

Video Production in the Cloud From Scenios

By | Aug 9, 2012 at 11:00 am

Movies, commercials, and television shows all require elaborate scheduling and collaboration. The organization that goes into a production – whether it’s big, small, reality-based or scripted – is remarkable. Coordinating talent, production crews, and logistics is challenging, to say the least. NYC-based startup Scenios…

Gear & Gadgets

NYC

MyCubeSafe: A Cooler, Colorful Safe That Can Charge Your Laptop

By | Aug 2, 2012 at 9:37 am

Safes of the past are big and gray, maybe black. They hold social security cards, passports, and jewelry, and they get opened a handful of times per year. But Scott Annan, whose family has been in the safe industry for nearly a century, is…

Entrepreneur

NYC

FinTech: Bringing Innovation to the Recovering Financial Services Industry

By | Jul 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Today, six New York startups are unveiling innovations that could make their way into the country’s largest banks. The FinTech Innovation Lab, now in its second year, partners with banks and financial institutions like American Express, Bank of America, and Goldman Sachs to put…

Fashion

NYC

From SoHo to Silicon Alley: Fashion World, Meet TheCools

By | Jul 13, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Attention fashionistas, designers, digital window shoppers and boutiques: a revolutionary new startup launched a couple of weeks ago for you. Take the visually sleek and elegant UI from Tumblr and mix it with the quirky e-commerce world of Etsy and you have TheCools. The…

Entrepreneur

NYC

Girls Who Code Will Teach Tech to High School Girls

By | Jun 26, 2012 at 5:00 pm

On July 9, a group of high school girls in New York City will begin a very different type of summer school. They are the first class of Girls Who Code, a new 8-week program to educate girls in technology and (ultimately) help close…