New York has seen remarkable growth in its entrepreneurial economy. But as this economy expands, we haven't done enough to ensure that working class New Yorkers benefit from growth that offers them a pipeline to the middle class.
There's been much ado about the NYC tech scene lately -- how it's heating up and it's increasing allure for startups. Having recently moved from San Francisco to New York in the midst of this debate, I can't help chiming in myself.
Imagine if you'd been paid for all those years in front of the tube. You'd be load-ed. Well, now you can reap real benefits for your commitment, if not quite a paycheck. Viggle, a Union Square based startup.