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Going Against the Flow: Chris Heivly, Managing Director of The Startup Factory

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.21.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Chris Heivly co-founded MapQuest (which sold to AOL for $1.2 billion), was sole managing director of 77 Capital (a $25 million venture fund), and has ...

Have Social Anxiety? This Startup Is Working To Help You Beat It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

In March, a Bay Area-based startup called Joyable launched. Their mission? Helping people overcome their social anxiety. According to the Anxiety ...

Why New Orleans Entrepreneurs are Creating the Next New Orleans -- Not the Next Silicon Valley

Tim Williamson | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact
Tim Williamson

The New Orleans story is special. And while we hope it can inspire other communities, our goal is not to be the next Silicon Valley, or next New York, or the next Boston. We are creating the NEXT New Orleans.

Sweet Peach Actually Does Not Want Your Vagina To Smell Like Ripe Fruit

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.22.2014 | Women

If you've ever suffered from yeast infections or UTIs, Sweet Peach could help you. But if you're hoping this probiotic will make your nether regions s...

10 Reasons Why Working at a Startup Is Like Being in a Relationship

Devon Zdatny | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology
Devon Zdatny

Whoever came up with the phrase "married to the job" must have worked at a startup, because there are few correlations greater than working at a New York tech startup and having a long-term serious partner.

Startup Health Insurance: Choose Your Own Adventure

Veer Gidwaney | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Veer Gidwaney

For you startup founders and benefits administrators, here's the good news: you have options. In this brave new world of defined contributions, private exchanges and the individual mandate, there are plenty of ways for you and your employees to get good coverage at an affordable price.

Can Your Startup Get Just Corporate Enough to Yield Sustainable Growth While Maintaining Your Agile Culture

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 11.30.2013 | Small Business
Tiffany Crawford

As the startups of today, you are the future IPOs of tomorrow. You have the chance to change the face and experience of "Corporate America" into one that inspires us as much as the fast-paced, ever-changing, startup world does.

Why Startups Will Save the World

Sheena Koshy | Posted 05.18.2013 | Small Business
Sheena Koshy

Where else will you find such disparate individuals of brilliance, who are doing their thing in the midst of day jobs, families, bankrolling companies and life itself yet coming up with ideas that change worlds?

Gerry Smith

Bloomberg Takes On 'Digital Deserts' To Support Local Startups | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

At 21st Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan's Flatiron District, at least five tech startups have offices within a single block. But these companies...

Tech, Tech, No Tech

Patrick FitzGerald | Posted 03.24.2012 | Small Business
Patrick FitzGerald

What if you have an idea for a company that is not technology-related, is not going to revolutionize the way people socialize, communicate, shop, or -- gasp -- is an actual brick and mortar business? Can it be done and do you have a shot?

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...