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New York Startups

Going Against the Flow: James Kenigsberg, CTO of 2U

Charu Sharma | Posted 03.07.2017 | Technology
Charu Sharma

James Kenigsberg is the CTO and Member of founding team at 2U. At 2U, Kenigsberg has translated his passion for technology into creating award-winning...

Going Against the Flow: Hayley Barna, Cofounder of Birchbox

Charu Sharma | Posted 01.23.2015 | Small Business
Charu Sharma

Hayley Barna is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Birchbox, the ecommerce company changing the way women and men discover and shop for beauty, grooming and...

Going Against the Flow: Brittany Hodak, Cofounder of ZinePak

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.26.2014 | Business
Charu Sharma

Brittany Hodak is the co-founder of ZinePak, an entertainment startup that helps celebrities and brands better engage with their superfans.

It's a Start-Up World

Spencer Wolff | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology
Spencer Wolff

Founded barely seventh months ago, Emerging Collective intends to challenge today's euro-centric art market by fostering north-south dialogue and cultivating artists from emerging economies.

A Pipeline to the Middle Class: Growing New York City's Entrepreneurial Economy for All

Scott Stringer | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York
Scott Stringer

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.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.18.2013 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

The New York Tech Scene roared back to life last week, even as damages from Hurricane Sandy continued to impact some businesses.

Gerry Smith

New Bill Would Help Tech Startups Fill Engineering Talent Gap | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

Two Democratic senators have introduced legislation that would address a pressing need among tech startups: hiring enough foreign-born engineers. C...

Comparing New York and San Francisco Tech Scenes

Megan Berry | Posted 10.01.2012 | Technology
Megan Berry

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.

Boston Has Produced Far More IPOs Than New York

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 09.23.2012 | Small Business
Jeff Bussgang

I previously concluded that the New York market had a stronger pipeline of pre-IPO companies that would be attractive to the public markets than Boston. I now realize I was dead wrong.

Telly Time Is Money

Chris Johnson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

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.

A Day in the Life: Grady's Cold Brew, Starring Dave, Kyle, Grady and Riggins

Bryce Longton | Posted 07.31.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

We checked in with the startup and its crew of three to see what a typical day for them is like -- in their own words.

A Startup's Best Friend

Bryce Longton | Posted 07.30.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

It's Wednesday and you deserve puppy photos. Here are five four-legged office comrades we've seen at startups around town.

Nate C. Hindman

New York Tech Booms, Even As City's Jobless Rate Rises | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 05.17.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday the launch of a website mapping Internet startups in New York City that are hiring. Speaking ...

Take That, Silicon Valley!

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.13.2012 | Small Business

Another win for Silicon Alley. Women are twice as likely to start new companies in New York than they are in Silicon Valley, America's largest startup...

Nate C. Hindman

E[nstitute], School For Entrepreneurs, Emerges From New York Startup Scene | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Small Business

Kane Sarhan first realized there was a gap between college and the real world as an undergraduate working part-time for the owner of a large bar and r...

A Look At New York's Swankiest Startup Pads

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Small Business

New York's booming Internet sector is spawning some workplace wonderlands. For proof, look no further than the in-office DJ booth or the rooftop loung...

Why Wall Street's Loss Is New York's Gain

Dinesh Moorjani | Posted 03.20.2012 | Small Business
Dinesh Moorjani

A flower has grown from the ashes of New York's financial industry meltdown. That flower is the city's innovation economy -- and it's here to stay.

New York Startups Drive Manhattan Office Surge: Report

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Manhattan, arguably the financial capital of the world, has media and technology companies to thank rather than banks for its improving of...

Rod Kurtz

How To Make It In America: Dream Big Or Go Home | Rod Kurtz | Posted 02.21.2012 | Small Business

If you're a 20-something living in New York, traversing the downtown scene in search of big breaks and big dreams, chances are How to Make It in Ameri...