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How it Feels To Be in a NYC Startup [Video]

Chris Castiglione | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Chris Castiglione

"I have a friend, who is friends... with someone who knows Tim Ferriss."

Going Against the Flow: Hilary Barr, Cofounder of Sudzy

Charu Sharma | Posted 04.24.2016 | New York
Charu Sharma

Hilary Barr is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Sudzy, an on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning app. Sudzy is based in New York City and has...

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

Charu Sharma | Posted 03.12.2016 | 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: Craig Newmark and Allyson Kapin

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.17.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Craig Newmark is the founder of Craigslist and Craigconnects. Allyson Kapin has founded Women Who Tech and Rad Campaign. They are committed to leveraging technology for philanthropy and social good.

Going Against the Flow: Stephanie Newby, CEO of Crimson Hexagon

Charu Sharma | Posted 05.04.2015 | New York
Charu Sharma

Stephanie Newby is Crimson Hexagon's CEO. She is also the founder of New York-based venture investment firm Golden Seeds. Her prior experience was in financial services, the majority of which was with J.P. Morgan where she headed several global businesses, including Head of eCommerce.

Going Against the Flow: Robby Stein, Head of Product Management for Video at Yahoo!

Charu Sharma | Posted 04.13.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Robby Stein is currently Senior Director of Product Management for Yahoo!, where he leads product efforts for video out of Yahoo's New York City office.

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: Soraya Darabi, Co-CEO and Cofounder of Zady

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.19.2014 | Style
Charu Sharma

Soraya Darabi is the co-founder of Zady, a mission-driven brand described best as "The Whole Foods of Fashion."

Going Against the Flow: Joanne Wilson, Angel Investor and Blogger at Gotham Gal

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Charu Sharma

Entrepreneurship comes from within and that is why there are so many serial entrepreneurs. There is a fire in their belly, a passion for what they do.

New York vs. Silicon Valley: What Are the Cultural Differences?

Quora | Posted 12.14.2014 | New York

I always say in brief: "New York is for the very young and very rich."

Peter S. Goodman

Silicon Forest: Portland's New Startup Scene | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Until they moved into their office on the ground floor of a former factory in an industrial zone known as Produce Row, the four foun...

Backwards TVs, Harmonized Commutes

Tim Devane | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology
Tim Devane

My roommates and I are reorganizing some stuff in our apartment as some people are moving out. While we moved our TV yesterday, the mass of cords and boxes required to make it all work struck me as absurd.

Techie's Dilemma: Silicon Valley vs. New York

Ben Cole | Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology
Ben Cole

Still, the Valley remains the center of the technological world. In my judgment, for mainstream startups, there's only one place to rival it: the center of the rest of the world: New York City.

In New York, Tech's Rising Tide Raises All Boats

Zach Cutler | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Zach Cutler

After Silicon Valley, few cities know the benefits of the tech boom better than New York. "Silicon Alley" is now home to hundreds of tech startups, helping to diversify an economy that for many years was undeniably reliant on Wall Street's might.

Tech's 9 Biggest Party Boys

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.26.2012 | Small Business

More than a decade later, Internet entrepreneurs are still partying like it's 1999. Benders in the Hamptons, yachting in the Caribbean, $130,000 ba...

The Top States For Female Entrepreneurs

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman and Drew Guarini | Posted 07.18.2012 | Small Business

It's raining women -- entrepreneurs, that is. Across America, the number of women-owned businesses is multiplying at a faster rate than the number ...

Why We Chose Silicon Alley Over the Valley

Emmanuel Schalit | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Emmanuel Schalit

When our start-up, Dashlane, started working on building our product in Paris, we knew that our success or failure would be decided in the United Stat...

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...

Facebook Announcement Signals the Age of Discovery

Garren Givens | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology
Garren Givens

Discovery has been a feature of the Internet for a long time, but there's an important difference between "today's most-emailed stories" and content that relates to the stories I've read, liked, or reviewed. This is discovery based on me.

Amy Lee

At Brooklyn Law, A Tech-Focused Clinic Helps Startups Off The Ground | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Jonathan Askin is sporting a long faux-leather trench coat and a shaved head as he enters his first tech meet-up of the night. On the seco...

Are You NYC's First Chief Digital Officer?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

New York is looking for a world class Chief Digital Officer, and that has created an obvious question -- what is the role of CDO, and who is the right...

Silicon Alley, New York's Quietly Thriving Industry

Silicon Alley High | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Silicon Alley is probably better off today than at any time in its short life. Innovation has shifted from chips and hardware to software and design a...

"Alley" No More! NY Internet Biz bursts out of the Tech Ghetto

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Back in the day -- it was known as New York's Silicon Alley. But if Internet Week '09 taught us one thing -- the "Alley" is a thing of the past.

The Layoffs Will Be Blogged

New York Times | CLAIRE CAIN MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- During past downturns, layoffs were mostly a private affair. Big companies tended to issue vague press releases filled with jargon ab...

Google May Walk Away From Yahoo Deal: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer October 31, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Google may back out of its proposed search ads deal with Yahoo. The deal, which has been held up in regulatory scrutiny for months, has faced increasi...