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Steve Rosenbaum

Info-Overload Is Over. We're "Under-Loaded" With Quality

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

We point to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, even email as absolute evidence that we're awash in information. But the truth is, what we're overwhelmed wit...

New York Tech Scene - Rising:

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 08.23.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Last week - I saw so many extraordinary NY companies I hardly know where to start. Perhaps most surprisingly, there was a theme in the companies, wit...

5 Reasons Yahoo's Tumblr Purchase Is a Good Thing

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Whenever a spunky, growing startup gets sold to an established player, the cry goes out. Users won't like it. The culture will be ruined. The startup will be subsumed by its parent. Sometimes it's true, but in the case of the Yahoo and Tumblr, I think everyone wins.

The Secrets of Angel Money - Revealed!

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.15.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

If you're thinking of starting a company, chances are you're going to find yourself pitching angel investors. And while all angels aren't the same, th...

Is Information Overload Making Us Sick?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

You've got to admit, it was a weird anniversary to celebrate. There was the Mayor of NY at the Old Town Bar in Union Square - happily reminding the ba...

NY Tech Scene - Rising: NY Stars Light up NYTM

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Sometimes, it's easy to forget just how far New York has come in the past five years. But sitting in the Skirball Center at NYU at the most recent Ne...

Now Or Never - The New World Of InfoOverload

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I used to be one of those people who categorized things. I had my urgent to do list, my long term projects, my followups. I was... you know... organiz...

TED 2013: What I Saw

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.03.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

This year's TED was a remarkable collection of thinkers and dreamers -- here are some images from the past week's event

TED 2013 - Wearable computing out of the lab and into the world

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Often at TED, there's bit of innovation that is causing the most conversation, and it is the thing that's just around the corner... not yet public bu...

Tech Scene Rising: A New Yorker in Palo Alto

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Given my passion for technology, and the growing role of New York in the tech sector, this trip gave me some important insights into why the Valley is so powerful, and in many ways so different from New York.

NY Startup MakersRow.com Embraces Local 'Makers' Movement

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Matt wanted to do his own designs, and so he took his vision for watches and launched Steel Cake, his very own watch brand. Soon he was a small designer shipping his designs overseas to get them produced. It wasn't fun.

NYC Tech Scene Rising: Week of Feb 4th

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.05.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Three years ago, NY announced it's first ever class of "Venture Fellows" - a program that brings entrepreneurs from around the world to learn from a ...

Is Information Moving 'Too Fast'' Today?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.04.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I've always been someone who thrives in a fast world. The more I've been able to access information, connect with friends and colleagues, and move inf...

Miller, Kilar, Karmazin, 3 Executives to Watch in 2013

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.31.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The more time I spend watching the media world evolve, the more I come to believe that there a very few number of executives who have the right mix of...

How New York Tech Is Poised to Lead 'Consumer Electronics'

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.23.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was notable, not so much for what was there as what has vanished.

New York Tech Scene Rising: NY Tech Meetup

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.14.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

A look at the New York Tech Scene from the NYCEDC Entrepreneur at Large: From the NYC Entrepreneur at Large - I admit it - it had been a while since...

Terms of Service: No Longer Just Fine Print

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be that users would blighly just check the TOS box at the end of any sing up process for websites or software.

How to De-Risk Book Publishing

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.09.2013 | Books
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be that having conversations with readers came after publication. But today a book is the outcome of thought leadership, blogging, and conversational leadership.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

This week, NYCEDC had an 'eat our own dog food' moment. We decided to have a 'virtual' office hours event for the Entrepreneur at Large community. We learned a lot, both about the tech and the city -- and most importantly we learned that we'll do it again.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Thanksgiving is a time for looking back -- and thinking about the year ahead. So with that in mind -- I wanted to take this time to share some things I'm thankful for in this growing tech city.

New York Tech Rising

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

We're now fully in recovery mode, as both the tech community and the city works to repair, rebuild and get back to work.

New York Tech Scene Rising: (11/4/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

There are some great stories to be told, and we bail out -- dry out -- and powerup. But first, let's take a quick snapshot of companies impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Media, the Storm and How Sandy Changed Reporting Forever

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.02.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Welcome to the new world of media, where the volume is massive, and the filters are human. It's a new way to think of news, but it's the way we're going to in the future.

NY Tech Scene -- Rising (Week of 10/22/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.21.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Tech used to mean software, but that's changing rapidly.

NY Tech Scene -- Rising (Week of 10/1/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.30.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

Mayor Bloomberg had declared the week of September 24th "Maker Week" in New York -- and it seems every Maker for hundreds of miles in every direction took him up on it.