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Steven Rosenbaum

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 New York Tech Scene Rocked Last Week.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Oh, all I have to say his whew! That was pretty awesome. Two major financial events, a week of panels and parties, and amazing content -- all centered around New York's growing digital ecosystem. Next week? I don't know about you, but I'm in good practice so I'm just going to keep it up.

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

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 01.23.2014 | 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.

Life Inside the Bubble -- The New Reality of the Campaign

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

As the marathon reaches its final days -- the pace and schedule is no less relentless than it was I the past. But the impervious nature of the bubble is changing -- as social media turns a closed system into an open and participatory democracy.

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.

NY Tech Scene -- Rising (Week of 9/24/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.23.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

With the crisp fall weather setting in, last week was still red hot in the tech sector.

NY TECH Scene: Rising (w/o 9.17.12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.16.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

A look at the NY Tech Scene from the NYCEDC Entrepreneur at Large: This week marks the first full week of the fall tech season in New York - and ther...